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LocalNepalToday 10h
An irrigation pump that runs purely on water!? Yes, it’s true! Invented by a young Nepali engineer from Lalitpur, the pump is transforming the livelihoods of farmers on arid land across the country and abroad.
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LocalNepalToday 13h
Always exciting when local Nepali produce find new markets abroad, and that’s the case right now with Ilam’s high quality tea: the Japanese love it and want more
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LocalNepalToday Jun 19
An old practice in Nepali politics continues as ministers and lawmakers under the CPN government focus their efforts on struggling to get a share of the annual budget for their home constituencies
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LocalNepalToday Jun 19
The old Constituency Development Grant - benefiting lawmakers' constituencies - just took on new proportions as federal and provincial governments decide on next year's budget
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LocalNepalToday Jan 11
Why shifting governments since the 1990s deliberately favoured less qualified school teachers
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LocalNepalToday Jan 11
Corruption works in sophisticated ways - also in Nepal and locally as well:
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LocalNepalToday Jan 10
The Upper House election - involving provincial and local representatives as voters - is now scheduled for Feb 7
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LocalNepalToday Jan 10
Dhankuta leaders uphold a general strike in the district, demanding that Dhankuta become the provincial capital
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LocalNepalToday Sep 30
Fewa lake is shrinking - now half the size and depth as 40 years ago - and construction around it increasing
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LocalNepalToday Sep 28
Buffer zone villagers in Chitwan earn from homestays, making proximity to otherwise dangerous wildlife profitable
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LocalNepalToday Sep 28
3-year old girl is the new living goddess, just brought to the temple palace where she'll stay until puberty
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LocalNepalToday Sep 25
East-west and inland electric railway with 2,500 km track over the next 10 yrs is seriously on the drawing board
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LocalNepalToday Sep 22
What Pokhara International Airport looks like one year into the project - to be completed in four years (Himalayan Times)
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LocalNepalToday Sep 15
Local election campaigns in Birgunj got rough and lazed with political intrigue, says this report
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LocalNepalToday Sep 15
High risk of unrest at half of the polling centers in Siraha, says police ahead of local election on 18 September
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LocalNepalToday Sep 9
What do local mayoral candidates promise voters? Here are fresh examples from Birgunj
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LocalNepalToday Sep 9
Locals in Nawalparasi have launched a signature campaign to end corruption in the district
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LocalNepalToday Sep 9
Local health post staff are now to be accountable to the new elected local bodies
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LocalNepalToday Sep 3
Local officials' children in Bajura are now banned from private schools - here's why...
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LocalNepalToday Aug 31
Foreign tourists can now cross into Tibet via Rasuwaghadi, hitherto closed to foreigners
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