Latest Kantipur Stories

2008-09-23 09:01:02

Text of report headlined "India to generate 10,000 MW of hydropower and buy it from Nepal" by Indian newspaper Kantipur on 23 September [by Rajendra Phuyal and Durga Khanal] Kathmandu, [Monday] 22 September: The Indian government has announced that it is ready to generate 10,000 MW of hydroelectricity in Nepal in 10 years and then buy it. An Indian company has said that the ambitious plan of hydropower development may come true if the government in Nepal acted with political commitment....

2008-07-10 09:01:28

Doctors close down health service in Nepali capital KATHMANDU, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Doctors closed down all health services except emergency in governmental, non-governmental and private health institutions within Nepali capital Kathmandu on Wednesday, demanding security for their profession. According to a leading website, eKantipur.com, the Nepal Medical Association (NMA) have called the shutdown to protest against the government's failure to ensure security to health workers and health...

2008-06-20 09:00:32

Text of report by Nepalese eKantipur.com website on 20 June Kathmandu, 20 June [Thursday]: World Food Programme (WFP) - Nepal said more than 250,000 people in nine districts of the country's mid and far-western regions were facing a precarious food security situation due to significant crop failures locally. "The food security situation in the mid and far-western regions is very worrying," said an emergency update of WFP-Nepal. According to the report, more than 250,000 people in Achham,...

2005-11-25 02:32:29

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - China sent truckloads of arms to Nepal this week to help its poorly-equipped army fight a violent Maoist revolt, a newspaper reported on Friday. Nepal's traditional arms provider, India, along with the United States and Britain, have suspended supplies since King Gyanendra fired the government in February, withdrew civil liberties and took power. The Kantipur daily said the weapons from China came on 18 trucks on Tuesday and Wednesday through a highway linking...

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