Solar-powered blood bank to save lives after earthquakes hit Nepal

The British Red Cross informed yesterday that a solar-powered blood bank is operating to provide blood supplies to medical facilities after the powerful earthquakes struck Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

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World Bank to provide Nepal a US$130 million credit for Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project

The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group has agreed to provide an assistance of US$ 130 million (equivalent to Nepalese Rupees about 12 Arba 92 Crores 59 Lakhs) to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project. An agreement to this effect was signed today at the Ministry of Finance.

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