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How a coffee pioneer’s ‘buy-back’ guarantee is helping hundreds of farmers in Nepal

When Phul Kumar Lama operated a travel agency around two decades ago, one of his Japanese clients asked him about Nepali coffee. But all he could point towards was ‘Nescafe’, the imported instant brand that had become synonymous with the beverage in Kathmandu during those days. On his next visit to Nepal, the Japanese brought […]

Melamchi project will take three more years to complete pipeline works

Kathmandu, January 31 If you are hoping that Kathmandu will be free of dust from pipeline works of Melamchi Water Supply Project anytime soon as the government says Kathmanduites will get water from the Sindhupalchok river within next few months, you may get disappointed for next few years. Officials at the Melamchi Water Supply Project […]