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Nepal Market Watch: No. 85, January 2017 [EN\NE] - ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb
In January 2017, the overall consumer price index (CPI) released by Nepal Rastra Bank was 113.9, a decrease of 1.0 percent month-on-month. The inflation rate, as measured by the year-on-year increase in the CPI, was 3.2 percent. The food and beverage ...

Open borders with Nepal, Bhutan pose security threat - Economic Times

Economic Times
Despite the presence of boundary demarcating pillars along the 699-kmlong Indo-Bhutan border and the 1,751km-long Indo-Nepal border, as per the friendship treaty, none of the the pillars can be fenced. While help maintaining close ties and encouraging ...

China assures support to Nepal in Constitution implementation - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
In a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Kathmandu this morning, the envoy said the Nepal-China relationships so far had been very cordial and development projects in Nepal being carried out with Chinese support had been moving ahead ...
Indian and Chinese ambassadors called on Prime Minister Dahal separatelyReview Nepal News
Indian, Chinese ambassadors call on PMRepublica

Ghost contractors a serious problem in project execution in Nepal, says ADB - Republica

Republica
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Ghost contractors have become a serious problem in executing development projects in Nepal, according to officials of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Foreign contractors are usually the lead partners while bidding big projects.

Nepal residents aided by local Rotary and nonprofit - Ithaca Journal

Ithaca Journal
After an onslaught of earthquakes devastated central Nepal, Rotary International and a local nonprofit donated $44,000 to install latrines in a small Nepali town. An original Rotary proposal to introduce 400 new latrines in a Lapilang, Nepal town ...

Nepal seeks UNHCR's help to repatriate Bhutanese refugees - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
KATHMANDU: Nepal has urged the UN refugee agency UNHCR to exert pressure on Bhutan for the voluntary repatriation of Bhutanese refugees who would be left in Nepal after the conclusion of third-country resettlement programme. Nepal's Minister for ...

Helping in Nepal changed my life - Royal Gazette

Royal Gazette
Helping rebuild a devastated community in Nepal became a profoundly life-changing experience for 21-year-old David Simmons — a story that he plans to share next week at a Bermuda College lecture. “I'm happy,” David said in the wake of his work with ...

Two 4.6-Magnitude Earthquakes Strike Nepal, No Casualties Reported - NDTV

NDTV
Kathmandu: Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Nepal, including the Kathmandu Valley, this morning. No loss of life or property has been reported. According to the National Seismological Centre (NSC), a 4.6 magnitude quake was reported at 9.22 am ...
Earthquake in Nepal: Magnitude 4.6 and 4.7 temblors strike region; panic-hit people rush outdoorsFinancial Express
Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Nepal; no casualties reportedIndia.com
Two quakes jolt NepalThe New Indian Express

Compensation for Nepali workers to go up soon - Zawya

Zawya
Last week, the government made an announcement in Nepal, saying a migrant worker would get OMR7,000 under health insurance and an additional OMR2,500 under a welfare scheme. As per the announcement, a migrant worker's family will be entitled to ...

Two Earthquake hit Nepal

Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Nepal, including the Kathmandu Valley.