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NEA proposes to revise power tariff rates for households

In a bid to ramp up electricity consumption, Nepal Electricity Authority has prepared a draft ‘consumer tariff rate’ reducing power tariff levied on households. This is the first time that the power utility has proposed a tariff rate aimed at encouraging household consumption in contrast to its earlier policy targeting minimum use of…
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NEA calls for global tender to install 50 Charging Stations

To help materialise the government’s plan to increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and subsequently the consumption of electricity in the country, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has called a global tender for installation of 50 EV charging stations across the country. The power utility has said the successful bidder will have to…
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Durbar High School Reconstruction work completed

Reconstruction of the historic Durbar High School has been completed. The school building was built using modern construction materials, but its traditional look has been kept intact. The school building was originally built using mud, bricks, pulses and lime. With the reconstruction of the high school, the construction company officials…
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Japan invites applications for nursing caregivers

After no Nepali applicant was able to pass the basic language and skill tests conducted by Japan Foundation, the Japanese government has started taking applications for nursing caregivers for the year 2021. A few months ago, a total of 497 Nepalis vying to go to Japan to work as nursing caregivers had appeared for the Japanese language test.…
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Dharahara reconstruction project achieves 32 percent progress

Thirty-two per cent of reconstruction works of the historic tower Dharahara has been completed so far and if everything goes as planned, its construction will be completed within December next year, as per National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). Sushil Gyewali, chief executive officer of NRA, who inspected the ongoing reconstruction process…
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Nagdhunga Tunnel Project to be completed in 3 years

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday laid the foundation stone for the Rs22 billion Nagdhunga Tunnel Project. Japanese company Hazama-Ando Corporation will build the tunnel that will pass under the western rim of the Kathmandu Valley, allowing motorists to avoid the winding mountain highway. The inauguration of the construction comes…
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