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Secondary Education Examination 2019 results out

The Office of the Controller of Examinations today published the results of Grade X, also called Secondary Education Examination-2019, in letter grading system. The exams were held in March/April. As many as 459,275 students, including 449,642 from academic and 9,633 from technical schools, took the exams under regular category. Out of them,…
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Japan to hire Nepali Nurses in the first phase

Though there has been talk about Nepali foreign job aspirants being able to go to Japan to seek employment in various sectors, the Japanese government has said that only nurses will be hired this year. Bhishma K Bhusal, director general of Department of Foreign Employment, informed that the government and concerned Japanese authorities will…
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Nepal and Mauritius sign MOU on Labor Agreement

Nepal has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with African country Republic of Mauritius on a labor agreement on Tuesday. The MoU was signed in Geneva on the sidelines of ILO centenary celebrations. Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista and Mauritian Minister for Labor, Industrial Relations, Employment and…
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Government issues Juvenile Justice Procedural Rules 2019

The government has issued Juvenile Justice Procedural Rules 2019 for effective adjudication of cases filed against minors. As per the rules, in case of information about an offence allegedly committed by a juvenile, a police investigator will have to register a complaint and initiate inquiry by maintaining his/her confidentiality. The rules…
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Korean Language Test by EPS scheduled for June 8-9

The Korean Language Test (KLT) conducted by the Employment Permit System (EPS) in South Korea for Nepali job aspirants has been scheduled for June 8 and 9. The EPS Korea Section at the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) informed that necessary groundwork to hold the KLT in a fair manner simultaneously in Kathmandu and Pokhara has been…
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Nepal Telecom Authority to set up Rural IT Service Centers

The Nepal Telecommunications Authority has decided to set up IT service centres at 124 remote villages in a bid to provide integrated government services. The authority has already prepared the Information Service Centre Formation and Management Work plan. The move from the telecom authority has come a year after the government launched…
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Melamchi project gets Rs 7.39 billion for timely completion

The government has set a target to complete the remaining construction work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project within the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20. Unveiling the budget for the fiscal year 2019/20 in the federal parliament on Wednesday, Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada announced a budget of Rs 7.39 billion for the completion of…
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Kami Rita Sherpa does it again, breaks his own world record

Veteran mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has broken his own world record for the most number of Everest summit climbs in a week. Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said Rita reached the summit on Tuesday along with several other climbers taking advantage of favorable weather. Sherpa, who had climbed Everest for the 23rd time a week…
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Ncell to support IOE with Scholarships and Excellence Awards

Ncell Private Limited has reached an agreement with the Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Campus to give continuity to the coveted ‘Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards’ programme for the next 5 years, incorporating two more engineering faculties under this initiative. This initiative under Ncell’s Corporate Social Responsibility…
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Kami Rita Sherpa Conquers Mount Everest For Record 23rd Time

Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has become the first person to climb to the top of Mouth Everest for the most number of times with his 23rd conquest on Tuesday of the highest summit on Earth. The climbing season runs from March through May. Kami Rita Sherpa started the climb from Nepal side, one of the two routes to the peak, the other…
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Anushka Shrestha crowned Miss Nepal World 2019

Anushka Shrestha was crowned Miss Nepal World 2019 as she beat 24 other contestants at the grand finale of the pageant held in the Capital on May 9. Shrinkhala Khatiwada, Miss Nepal World 2018 crowned her 23-year-old successor, who hails from Kathmandu. Chief judge Ila Sharma asked the final seven contestants: “If we focus more on our…
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Yeti Airlines becomes first Carbon Neutral Airlines in Nepal

Yeti Airlines has become the first airline in Nepal, and most probably South Asia, to successfully reduce and offset its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 2018, replicating the UN’s ‘Greening the Blue’ approach to climate neutrality. The airline underwent an independent carbon audit process facilitated by the United Nations Development…
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