KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kathmandu on Monday announced the opening of applications for Chevening Scholarships for the year 2018/2019. According to a press statement issued by the embassy on Monday, the applications are open till November 7 and can be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Twenty flood-hit districts are facing crisis similar to the one created by the earthquakes of 2015. Some people are voluntarily collect relief materials in major cities and private sector also wants to provide relief materials promptly.
NAWALPARASI, August 14: Floods have killed at least a one-horned rhino and six deer in Nawalparasi district. Police on Sunday evening found the carcasses of one rhino and six deer on the bank of the Narayani River.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Fearing possible uneven distribution of relief materials to the flood-affected people, the government on Monday introduced one-window policy to distribute all relief materials to the victims only through government channel.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to allow development banks to handle government transactions in local units after commercial banks showed reluctant to show their presence in all local units.
KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has been sitting on billions of rupees in relief funds for the victims of natural disasters even as thousands of people suffer cold and hunger in the districts affected by flooding and landslides.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Dr Govinda KC has so far spent 143 days in five years fasting-unto-deaths for vital reforms in the medical education sector. However, the government is yet to meet all his demands.
DHANUSHA, August 14: Artist Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) distributed relief materials to 88 families affected by floods in Janakpur. Kattel visited the Dalit settlement in Janakpur Sub-metropolis-1 to give away the relief support on Monday.