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Japanese assistance for reconstruction of school

By Our Reporter Japan embassy has signed a grant assistance contract for the reconstruction of the Shree Akala Secondary School in Gorkha district. Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa and Tara Nath Upreti, the principal, signed the contract. The support comes from the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security …

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Japan assists food assistance programme to Nepal

By Our Reporter Japan government has agreed to extend a grant assistance of about NRs. 324.8 million, to the Nepal government for implementing the food assistance program. Japanese ambassador Masashi Ogawa and Shankar Prasad Adhikari, Secretary of the Ministry of Finance signed and exchanged notes to this effect of behalf …

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Japanese support for embankment construction

By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa and Man Bahadur B. K., Chairman of the Ward No. 2, Gharapjhong Village Municipality, signed a grant agreement to construction of an embankment along the Kali Gandaki River in Marpha, Mustang District. Under the agreement the Embassy will provide grant assistance of …

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Japanese film festivals in Kathmandu and Pokhara

By Our Reporter To introduce and promote Japanese people, culture, society and the way of life to the people of Nepal, the Japanese embassy and Japan Foundation, in cooperation with the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association Nepal (JALTAN), are organizing Japanese Film Festivals in Pokhara and Kathmandu on February 9-10 and …

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The ice is melting

BY YUBARAJ GHIMIRE A week ago, Narendra Modi, called K P Oli, chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, to convey that he was eagerly waiting for Oli’s visit to Delhi as prime minister. The two leaders share a love-hate relationship marred by deep distrust. However, Oli was …

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Vijay Gokhale new Indian foreign secretary

BY JAYANTH JACOB Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, who played a key role in resolving the Doklam standoff with China, took charge as the next foreign secretary on Monday, succeeding S Jaishankar. Unlike Jaishankar, Gokhale has always preferred to stay away from the media glare. However, there are a few …

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Deurali Janata produces 320 types of drugs

The Deurali Janata that has obtained IOS 14001/IOS 9001 and the GMP certification of the World Health Organization is producing 320 types of drugs. It includes various sorts of drugs including the ones used for heart and skin disease, diabetes and life saving ones. The Pharmaceuticals’ production capacity is- 1.5 …

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Global IME Bank introduces two new branchless banking services

By Our Reporter Global IME Bank has introduced two more branchless services by reaching total 64 such service outlets. New service outlets are – one in Digam, Chhatrakot VDC in Gulmi another in Badala, Sandhikharka Municipality in Baglung. Bhagirath Multiple Cooperatives Ltd in Chhatrakot and Pashupati Bhattarai in Badala have …

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Mega Bank boosts its profit

By Our Reporter Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has been able to boost its profit in the second quarter of the present fiscal year compared to its profit in first quarter. In the first quarter, the Bank had earned net profit worth 81.1 million rupees, whereas, in the second quarter of …

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Trump’s year of chaos and sundry geopolitical gambits

By M. R. Josse TAMPA, FL: With American President Donald Trump completing his first chaotic year in office, there has been a blizzard of commentary directed almost equally toward his persona as to his administration’s achievements and flops. There is such a volume and variety, I can present just a …

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