VOL. 14 No. 16, April 16, 2021 (Baisakh 03, 2078) Publisher: Keshab Prasad Poudel Online Register Number: DOI 584/074-75
Published on: Apr 19, 2021
Having served different parts of the world, Yutaka Kikuta, a carreir diplomat of Japan, is the newly-appointed ambassador of Japan for Nepal. Ambassador Kikuta, who has been serving at Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, had worked as part of a Japanese mission in several countries including Thailand, the Netherlands, India and Bhutan. He was the ambassador for Nigeria prior to the appointment of ambassador to Nepal. Newly appointed ambassador spoke to Senior Executive Editor Somnath Lamichhane and Executive Editor Yekraj Pathak of RSS. Excerpts
By Agencies | Apr 04, 2021
The Government through its Environmental Impact Study Project (EISP), established in 1981, conducted EIA of projects namely resettlement, Bhrikuti paper mill, Sagarnath forest development, Chandra canal irrigation, Jomsom small hydel, minor irrigation (Labdhu-Sera, Nuwakot), magnesite industry and leather factories during 1984 and 1987, and drafted preliminary guideline on EIA
By Batu Uprety | Apr 10, 2021
The results of the survey show that the majority of Nepali (65.6%) believe that the country was moving in the right direction by the February-March period of 2020 and they were more optimistic about the country’s direction than they had been in 2017 and 2018.
By Dr. Chandra Lal Pandey | Apr 12, 2021
This equating of infrastructure development with roads, to the exclusion of better alternative technologies, continues unabated today: indeed, the UML's 2017 local election manifestos promised rural voters "roads within three minutes walking distance from every home!"
By Dipak Gyawali | Apr 14, 2021
Completing a mega-project like 456MW Upper Tamakoshi is technically a challenging and complicated feat. High risk and need to consider safety factors are involved in every step. With that side by side, Upper Tamakoshi is moving closer to completion. As Nepal starts it journey to new year 2078 BS, 456MW Upper Tamakoshi, another mega-project after Melamchi, is preparing its testing and commissioning of tunnels and other infrastructure. For non-technical persons, the lengthy process followed by the project looks like time consuming. Following successfully testing of head-works, including dam site and de-silting, the team of Upper Tamakoshi under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Bigyan Prasad Shrestha is now planning to start the final testing from April 24.
By A Correspondent | Apr 20, 2021