Published on: Sep 07, 2023
I was informed by Tribhuwan International Airport that RNAC Boeing 727 aircraft piloted by Capitan Bobby B. Shah on its flight to Hong Kong on a British Gurkha charters was having problems on extending its nose landing gear.
By Lalit Bickram Shah | Aug 19, 2023
Approximately two-thirds of the human body contains water - a critical life-sustaining resource. Water is used for drinking, irrigation or energy production, livestock and aquaculture production, and to improve sanitation and health. Some mining or manufacturing industries use water extensively to produce goods and services.
By Batu Uprety | Aug 22, 2023
At meetings in our Ministry, she sometimes used to tell us, ‘Mero ta bachcha bachchi chaina. Tapaiharu ko bachcha bachchi ko Bhabisya ko lagi kehi na kehi garnu parchha!’ Such wise words! I cannot forget a similar sentiment expressed by a Black American at a meeting in the hall of Water and Energy Commission in Singha Durbar.
By Santa Bahadur Pun | Aug 22, 2023
LDCs, despite contributing minimally to climate change, bear the brunt of its devastating consequences due to their vulnerability. Graduation further exacerbates this vulnerability by curbing access to vital international support measures imperative for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
By Arup Rajouria | Aug 23, 2023
DINESH KUMAR GHIMIRE, Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation, has worked at the Ministry in various capacities for almost three decades. Secretary Ghimire also heads the Ministry of Energy as Nepal embarks on a clean and green energy transition in order to meet the country's Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of zero emissions by 20245. As COP 28 UAE approaches, the discussion of clean energy challenges is taking precedence. Secretary Ghimire, a soft-spoken man with vast understanding of Nepal's energy difficulties, spoke to KESHAB POUDEL about a variety of topics. Excerpts:
By Keshab Poudel | Sep 03, 2023
The forthcoming attendance of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda at the United Nations General Assembly and the Sustainable Development Goals Summit, followed by his visit to China, carries immense diplomatic significance for Nepal
By A Correspondent | Sep 07, 2023
As the Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Nepal's largest public utility, KUL MAN GHISING starts his day early in the morning. With the responsibility of providing electricity to over 98% of the population and managing 15,000 employees, CEO Ghising must remain vigilant and works until late evening. Any power outages lasting even an hour in any part of Nepal put him under immense pressure. Even members of Parliament call his resignation over electricity-related concerns. Although his schedule is tight, MD Ghising met with KESHAB POUDEL at his office to discuss various issues related to Nepal's transition to sustainable energy. Here are some excerpts from conversation:
By Keshab Poudel | Sep 07, 2023