World Bank Funds Nepal Mini-Grid Energy Access Project with USD 7.6 million

The World Bank (WB) approved the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) grant and SCF Loan of USD 5.6 million and USD 2 million, respectively to help Nepal channel its energy sources

Published: February 1, 2019
2018 World Corruption Perception Index: Nepal Ranks 124, US 71

Transparency International, a world corruption analysis firm released its report titled ‘The 2018 Corruptions Perceptions Index (CPI)’ on January 29, 2019. As per the report, the continued failure of most

Published: January 29, 2019
Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh appointed Regional Director WHO South-East Asia for second term

Geneva, 27 January 2019 – Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has been appointed Regional Director for World Health Organization South-East Asia, for a second five-year term.   The WHO Executive Board

Published: January 29, 2019
UN Warns Nepal on Delay on War Crimes Investigation

Amid an alarming situation rising in Nepal, the United Nations warned the Himalayan nation on January 24, 2019 about not being able to investigate atrocities against war crime victims from

Published: January 28, 2019
Nepal Secures ‘Voting Rights’ in World Bank’s IBRD

In a move securing its voting rights, Nepal made new purchase of shares in the International Bank for the Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) under World Bank. In a meeting on

Published: January 27, 2019
WEF 2019: Nepali Delegation Meets World Leaders, Discuss Cooperation

There is a need for revival of multilateralism and rules-based international trade system to address the interests of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) like Nepal. Prime Minister Oli said this

Published: January 24, 2019
World Economic Forum 2019: Oli Speaks About ‘Shaping the Future of Democracy’

Continuing Nepal’s representation at the ongoing 49th World Economic Forum in Davos, PM Oli participated in another panel meeting on January 23, 2019. After the ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’

Published: January 24, 2019
Bardiya National Park – A Must-Visit Destination for Amazing Wildlife Experience

Nepal is no doubt a heaven for those who love nature and natural living. The Himalayan nation holds a rich biodiversity profile that boasts of conserving many of the world’s

Published: January 23, 2019
WEF Davos Conference 2019: ‘Nepal Now Stable, Welcomes Investment and Technology

Sector-wise development and addressing environmental concerns are the top priorities of the Nepal Government, said PM KP Sharma Oli at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) 2019 in Davos. The

Published: January 23, 2019
Murders in Mexico: A Continuous Rise, 33% in 2018!

In an alarming scenario, the rate of murders in Mexico in 2018 has increased further by 33 percent breaking the record for the second consecutive year, said official reports on

Published: January 22, 2019

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