Bikash Sangraula

For Bikash Sangraula's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jun 6, 2013

460,000 kg of Japan-donated rice fails to find takers in Nepal

A whopping 460,000 kg of Japan-donated rice is languishing in the warehouse of government-run Nepal Food Corp. in a district in far-western Nepal because the grain has failed to find takers, officials said Wednesday. Villagers in Jumla, a district located 350 km northwest of ...

Benefactor builds schools in Nepal

Jan 17, 2012

Benefactor builds schools in Nepal

When his only child died in 2001 after a 25-year-long fight against a rare liver disease, Yujiro Ishimaru could have easily been driven to despair and given up on life. But in Nepal, the 68-year-old former local government employee found a reason to live. ...