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Summer Tournament of the first Sadbhaw Corporate Cricket ends

Kathmandu: Majesty Education Pvt.Ltd. won the first Sadbhaw Corporate Cricket Tournament- Summer 2017. Amidst the Presentation Ceremony organized in Kathmandu on Saturday, Nepal’s National Cricket Team Skipper Paras Khadka awarded the winners with trophies, medals and certificates. In the same ceremony, eight needy school kids from Kagati Village of Nuwakot were awarded with Sadbhaw Scholarships package (a bag full of stationery materials enough for one year including school uniform and shoe). Resources raised from this tournament organized by National Volunteers will be utilized in providing scholarships to the kids of Terai flood victims. Sadbhaw Corporate Cricket is a fun-filled indoor cricket that will on one hand give awesome staff engagement as well as CSR opportunity for the corporates, and on the other, he...

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Majesty Education wins Sdbhaw Corporate Cricket- Summer 2017:Resources raised to help the kids of Terai flood victims

Kathmandu, 22 August 2017: Majesty Education Pvt.Ltd. won the first Sadbhaw Corporate Cricket Tournament- Summer 2017 on Tuesday. Majesty overcame Redmud Coffee by 35 runs in the final played at Velocity Arena, Ratopool, Kthamandu. Electing to bat first, Majesty made 84/4 whereas Redmud Coffee made 49/7 on the eight overs match played on each side. The Semi-Finals of this 2-days Tournament was played between Majesty Education and WWF Nepal, and SUnBi and Redmud Coffee. The Tournament was inaugurated by Nepal’s National Cricket Team Captain and Goodwill Ambassador of National Volunteers (NV), Mr. Paras Khadka amidst the presence of Himalayan Climate Initiative’s Chairperson Mr. Prashant Singh, and the representatives of all the eight teams playing on Monday. The opening match was played between Redmud Coffee ...

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US President requested to reconsider the decision to leave Paris Climate Accord

Kathmandu: Nepali Youth and Mountain Community Dwellers have strongly appealed the US President Donald Trump to take back his decision and keep the United States in the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. On the occasion of World Environment Day, Nepali youth representing millions of people living in the foothills of the Himalayan peaks, including the tallest Mount Everest, in Nepal submitted an Appeal Letter to the US Embassy in Kathmandu today. The letter was handed over to Ms. Stephanie Reed, Deputy Political and Economic Chief, the US Embassy, Kathmandu. The average temperature increase in the Himalayan nation like Nepal is two to six times more than that of the world, making it the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate ch...

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HCI helped recycle 2 Crores+ PET (plastic) Bottles

Kathmandu: HCI through its initiative ‘Nagar Mitra- Friends of the City Social Enterprise’ has helped recycle more than two crores used PET (plastic) bottles. The Nagar Mitra Social Enterprise has been successful in collecting, bailing and sending more than 509 tons i.e. around 2,03,60,000 PET (plastic) bottles for recycling so far. “In the span of eight-moths, we have been able to send more than 1 crore PET bottles for recycling, and this has been possible with the addition of one more bailing machine, and with the constant improvement on the bottle sorting process. Our capacity has increased”, said Khagin Dahal, Nagar Mitra Lead. “In the month of September 2016, Nagar Mitra had celebrated the success of helping recycle 1 Crore PET bottles&...

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Hamri Bahini Haat Bazar (Market place) markets the first lot of pesticide free produce

Kathmandu: Adding a new dimension to its work, Hamri Bahini Social Enterprise has started to market ‘pesticide-free’ produce in Kathmandu. It has brought the first lot of ‘pesticide-free’ vegetables and other products from Ashapuri and Banepa of Kavre and sold in Kathmandu.  The vegetables including potato, pumpkin, pumpkin leaves (farsi ko munta), coriander leaves, cabbage, and homemade local curd were brought from local farmers Prem Lama and Sabita Tamang (Ashapuri), and from Ram mani Adhikari (Banepa). All these farmers have been farming pesticide-free fruits and vegetables since more than five years. They claim their produce being wither IPM (Integrated Pest Managed) or Organic. “For the first lo...

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