COVID-19: Nepal receives debt relief from the EU

Posted by - April 7, 2021

Nepal has obtained debt relief worth Nepali Rupees 582 million from an IMF trust established to assist the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and other disasters. According to a statement released by the EU Nepal Office, Nepal is one of 28 countries seeking debt relief. The relief was

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Nepal is one of 28 countries to obtain debt relief from the EU

Posted by - April 6, 2021

According to the EU Delegation to Nepal, Nepal is one of 28 countries to obtain debt service relief worth Euro 4.299 million (roughly Rs 582 million) thanks to a European Union donation of Euro 183 million to the International Monetary Fund’s Catastrophe Containment Relief Trust (CCRT). The CCRT seeks to provide debt relief to the

Taking Nepali podcasts forward

Posted by - December 29, 2019

Asmita Manandhar, The Kathmandu Post. Ben Hammersley coined the term ‘podcast’ in his 2004 article published in The Guardian. But it was more an afterthought than a deliberate and conscious naming—his editor needed him to add one more sentence to fill out the page, so he put the question to the readers. “What to call

Kickstart Your Own Awesome Podcast

Posted by - December 28, 2019

While half of the US population is a dedicated listener, many Nepalis are yet to be familiarized with the term, ‘podcast’. The reason podcasts have made their way into the lives of Americans and have the potential to do the same in Nepal is that you can listen to them anytime you want. You can