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Japanese support for school sector development program

By Our Reporter Japan has extended grant assistance of three hundred eight million Nepalese rupees to Nepal for the School Sector Development Program (SSDP). Masamichi Saigo, ambassador of Japan, and Shreekrishna Nepal, joint secretary of the International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division of the Ministry of Finance signed notes to this …

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An Indian perspective on China in Nepal

By Prakash Katoch The alacrity with which China is drawing Nepal into its orbit has raised eyebrows, but the process began almost seven decades back, with Mao Zedong calling Tibet the “palm of China” and Nepal one of the fingers, initiating Maoist insurgency in Nepal to install a regime in …

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Anti-SAARC doctrine of Modi

By C Kiran SINCE 1947 India has been pursuing its hegemonic ambitions in South Asia by bullying its smaller neighbouring countries. Nepal and Bhutan, being landlocked, have been dependent on India for getting access to its land routes and sea ports for trade and have been subjected to the intense …

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Bhandari named executive chair of Gorkhaptra Corporation

By Our Reporter The government has finally succeeded to tame controversial general manager of Gorkhapatra Corporation Bastant Prakash Upadhyay by appointing Krishna Murari Bhanadari as the executive chair of the corporation. After the appointment of executive chair, GM Upadhyay will be barred from taking any financial decision in the corporation. …

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Bangladesh Embassy organises National Development Fair 2018

By Our Reporter The Bangladesh Embassy organized a day long programme to celebrate 4th National Development Fair at Embassy premises on 05 October in a festive and joyous manner. The programme was inaugurated by Ambassador Mashfee Binte Shams in presence of Nepali guests and expatriate Bangladesh community living in Kathmandu. …

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NC leaders divided over age limits for student leaders

By Our Reporter Disputes have surfaced in the Nepali Congress over the issue of limiting the age for any student contesting for the post in the Nepal Students Union, the student wing of the party. When the leaders close to party president Sher Bahadur Deuba put forth a proposal to …

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Kist Bank’s ex MD nabbed

By Our Reporter The police have arrested Kamal Gyawali, former managing director of then Kist Bank. He has been absconding since 2016 after being convicted of financial crime. Kist Bank was part of a mega merger between multiple banks to form Prabhu Bank. He was on the run after the …

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Former King to offer Tika to general public

Kathmandu, 9 October: Former King Gyanendra is offering Dasain Tika to the general public at his private residence Nirmal Niwas on Friday, 19 October. The Tika time for the general public is scheduled to be started from 4 pm, according to Dr Phani Pathak, the former King’s press secretary. The …

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RJP’s warning

Rajendra Mahato, one among the members of the Council of Chairmen of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), has warned that his party may start fresh agitation after the festival (Chhat festival) and warn the government about its demands. Meanwhile, his party has handed over a memorandum to Prime Minister KP …

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