Saloni Murarka

Saloni Murarka

Saloni Murarka

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Nepal reviving its tourism sector through women's participation

In 2020, Nepal was expecting to double the number of tourists visiting the country, which was above 1 million in 2019. But 2020 brought catastrophe, COVID-19 which affected the lives of millions…

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Civic group in Nepal submits memo to government against Chinese encroachment

The group members met Minister Shrestha to discuss the border issue with China and submitted the memorandum

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Nepal, China to initiate bilateral mechanisms to solve border issues

This comes after a committee formed by Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs came up with a report highlighting issues along the border between two countries in the Humla district.

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As Nepal PM completes a year in office, US-China political rivalry unfolds

Despite significant political and economic investment from Beijing, Washington seems to have made new inroads in the country through a $500 million grant from the MCC.

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Dalai Lama's 87th birthday celebrated in Nepal amid high security

However, the community members refused to speak to the media, afraid that Nepal Government may bar them from celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday in future under pressure from China

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Nepal finance minister resigns after parliament orders investigation

Not only the opposition party, but ruling party Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa had also earlier said either the Finance Minister should resign or Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should sack…

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Monsoon floods, landslides likely to impact 2 million people in Nepal this year

The Meteorological Forecasting Division had officially announced the arrival of the monsoon in Nepal, eight days before the date of the normal onset of the rainy season

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Almost 57 per cent drinking water in Kathmandu ‘contaminated’

Following the outbreak of the disease, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Health Ministry collected 53 samples from different locations in Kathmandu. 

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Nepal: Clash breaks out between fuel price protesters and police

Demonstrators demanded cheaper fuel and food price control, with placards that read 'Finance Minister resign', 'Shame on the government' 

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More than 10,000 Nepali migrant workers have died in Gulf countries

Nepal is one of the major labour exporting countries in South Asia. On average, 500,000 Nepalis go to overseas every year

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US Embassy dismisses reports claiming military deal with Nepal

This comes after various local media reported on a possible agreement reached between Nepal and US Army on State Partnership Program (SPP), which has raised controversies.

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Indira Ranamagar: The woman who helped 2,000 Nepali kids out of prison

Indira runs 15 residential homes with 500 children and a few schools all over Nepal and aspires to make it pan Nepal. For 33 years, she has been helping children from small and poor communities…

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International tourists arrivals pick momentum in Nepal

According to the Nepal Rastra Bank, the tourism sector provides employment for about 20 per cent of Nepal's workforce and contributes to 3 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP)

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Nepal plane crash: All 22 bodies of victims recovered

In the Nepal air crash, 22 people were on board the Tara Air passenger plane which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from the tourist town of Pokhara

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Nepal announces annual budget of Rs 1.793 trillion for 2022-23

Amid the critical economic situation, the government has targeted to achieve an ambitious economic growth rate of 8 per cent for the next fiscal year, compared to the initial target of 6.5 per…

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