Nepal | December 12, 2019

Govt, ADB ink $358m loan agreement for four projects

Ministry of Finance

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Nepal today signed a $358 million loan agreement in total for four new projects. ...

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
India 174 93 45 312
Nepal 51 60 95 206
Sri Lanka 40 83 128 251
Pakistan 31 41 59 131
Bangladesh 19 32 87 138
Maldives 1 0 4 5
Bhutan 0 7 13 20

Kathmandu

LGBT community seeks an end to discrimination

As the country celebrated International Human Right Day, dozens of gender minorities and activists, mostly those representing lesbian, transgender and bisexual women have demanded an end to discrimination against them and to ensure their human rights....

Nepal

Doti health workers agitate seeking colleague’s release

Health workers of Doti have started an agitation demanding the release of Hiradatta Bhatta, in-charge of Ghanteswor Health Post....

World

Democrats' impeachment charges say Trump 'betrayed' US

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “betrayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: SAG and beyond

    The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) concluded on Tuesday, with Nepal ranking second in the medal tally, riding on its best performance in all the games h...

  • Tradition meets modern science: In snow leopard conservation

    About nine centuries ago, a monk meditating at the base of Zeborong Mountain—in Bhijer, current day upper Dolpa—found himself on foot, retracing s...

  • A girl in the wild

    Very few girls in our country get to work “in the wild”, but I did get an opportunity to involve in a Snow Leopard monitoring project in Shey-Phok...

  • EDITORIAL: SAG and beyond

    The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) concluded on Tuesday, with Nepal ranking second in the medal tally, riding on its best performance in all the games h...

  • Tradition meets modern science: In snow leopard conservation

    About nine centuries ago, a monk meditating at the base of Zeborong Mountain—in Bhijer, current day upper Dolpa—found himself on foot, retracing s...

  • A girl in the wild

    Very few girls in our country get to work “in the wild”, but I did get an opportunity to involve in a Snow Leopard monitoring project in Shey-Phok...

Business

Nepali Army to complete Fast Track by mid-2024

Nepali Army (NA), which has been assigned the full responsibility for construction of 72.5-kilometre-long Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track, has expressed its commitment to complete the project by May 13, 2024....

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