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Locals tired of waiting for elusive West Seti project

BASANTA PRATAP SINGH, Mar 23 2017

Shiva Bhandari, 72, of Rayal Village Council first heard about the planned construction of the West Seti Hydropower Project when he was 35 years old.
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Flood threats up due to unlawful mining

ANISH TIWARI, Mar 23 2017

A massive scale of sand, gravel and stone mining has been found at the river beds of Sunkoshi and Indrawati by the crusher operators. Large number of excavators can be seen at both the river basins, extracting huge amounts of river material which might even change the course of the rivers.
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AIC in dilemma over old fertiliser contract

Post Report, Mar 23 2017

The Ministry of Agricultural Development appears to be in a dilemma over whether or not to reinstate an order for fertilisers placed with an Australian company seven years ago.
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Nepal graduates to medium human development grouping

Post Report, Mar 23 2017

Nepal has graduated to medium human development grouping in the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI), indicating Nepalis are growing healthier, becoming more educated and earning more.
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LDCs urged to focus on renewable energy

Post Report, Mar 23 2017

Stakeholders have stressed the need for the least developed countries (LDCs) to leapfrog from traditional fossil fuels to low-carbon economies focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency at the Regional Meeting on Sustainable Energy for Asia-Pacific Least Developed Countries being held in Kathmandu.
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Ilam face shortage of tea leaves for production

BIPLAV BHATTARAI, Mar 23 2017

The number of small scale tea factories in the eastern Nepali district of Ilam is growing, generating more employment opportunities, albeit shortage of tea leaves is posing a threat to sustainability of these budding manufacturing units.
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