KATHMANDU, March 25: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has called upon all the youths to participate in the mega campaign of hydropower development with a vision of making the country self-sufficient.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepali national football team, spirited from the successes in the recent past, is all set to take on Philippines in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday. Nepali team will fly off to Philippines late Saturday evening via Hong Kong.
KATHMANDU, March 25: As many as 20,000 people in Nepal, including some high-profile figures such as Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, are in possession of licensed firearms, and they have between them a total of at least 34,315 guns, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).
KHOTANG, March 24: District Police Office (DPO), Khotang and an investigation team from the Regional Police Office have failed to solve the murder mystery of a teenage girl even after six weeks of investigation.
KATHMANDU, March 24: The decision of the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) to add three more clearing banks has elated investors who have been facing delay in settlement and payment of trading transactions.
KATHMANDU, March 25: National cricket team head coach Jagat Tamata says that the ACC Emerging Teams Cup will be a great opportunity for giving exposure to young talents who are likely to replace the old guards in the future.
KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepal police has invited applications for 75,000 temporary police targeting the upcoming local level elections scheduled to take place on May 14. In a notice issued on Friday, Nepal police headquarters said that the forms can be submitted at the District Police Office across the country until March 30.
Rohini Pande, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director of Evidence for Policy Design, is reputed for her pioneering research into economic costs and benefits of informal and formal institutions in the developing world and the role of public policy in affecting change. Michael Callen, who is an assistant professor at University of California San Diego, specializes in political economy, development economics and experimental economics. The two were recently in Kathmandu to train senior government bureaucrats on designing evidence-based policies. So how does Nepal benefit from such evidence-based policy-making? And what can it learn from other countries? Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal caught up with the two while they were in the capital.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing the second edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon under men's and women's categories in Langtang region on April 25.