400 KV transmission line construction halted in Saptari


Saptari / July 21: Construction of a transmission tower for 400 kilovolt transmission line has been halted for the past six months due to the failure of concerned authorities to make the room for the same. Forest along the project site is yet to be cleared which falls under the responsibility of the District Forest […]

PM designates Secretary, Joint Secretary at KUKL Board


Kathmandu / July 21: In a bid to boost the effectiveness and efficiency of Kathmandu Khanepani Upatyaka Limited (KUKL), the sole body responsible to supply drinking water and regulate it, the government has decided to designate Secretary and Joint Secretary in the KUKL Board from the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Prime Minister Sher […]

Afghanistan crush Nepal after batting collapse

Nepali U 19 Cricket Players

Kathmandu / July 20: Afghanistan inflicted a heavy 141-run defeat upon Nepal to continue their unbeaten streak in the ICC U-19 World Cup Divison 1 Asia Qualifier match in Singapore on Thursday. Nepal’s batting once again collapsed and the team could only manage 49 runs chasing 191 runs for victory. Pawan Sarraf was the only […]

UN Resident Coordinator Julliand pays courtesy call on DPM Mahara

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Kathmandu / July 19: Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Nepal, Valerie Julliand, has on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Krishna Bahadur Mahara. During the meeting held at the Foreign Ministry, they discussed the Nepal-UN relations and cooperation. On the occasion, Foreign Minister Mahara expressed gratitude towards […]

NRA deputing engineering technicians again to quake-affected districts

Nepal Reconstruction Authority

Kathmandu / July 18: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the governmental body formed to deal with the post-earthquake reconstruction works, has decided to depute engineering technicians to the 31 most affected districts again to determine the standard of private houses. In a meeting of the Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament today, NRA Chief Executive Officer […]

Finance Minister pledges to expand tax base and reform tax regime

Finance Ministry

Kathmandu / July 18: The government has expressed its commitment to expand the tax base and to reform the tax system so as to give momentum to the economy. Addressing a news conference organized to share about the revenue collected by the government and the works carried out by the Finance Ministry in the previous […]

Rs 612 billion revenue collected in fiscal year 2016/17 : Finance Minister Karki

Finance Ministry

Kathmandu / Jul 17 : Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that Rs 612 billion revenue has been collected in the fiscal year 2016/17. In today’s meeting of Finance Committee under the Legislature-Parliament, Minister Karki said it was 108 per cent more than the target. The government had collected Rs 565 billion revenue last […]

New CJ pledges efficient justice delivery

Gopal Parajuli

Kathmandu / Jul 17 : New Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli has pledged to make justice delivery fast and less expensive. While assuming office at the Supreme Court following the swearing in ceremony of his oath and secrecy by President Bhandari, the new CJ he was all committed to make the justice delivery prompt and low-cost […]

Decision to waive 10 percent fee in approving blueprint to build house

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Kathmandu / July 15: A town assembly of Budhanilkantha Municipality on Saturday decided to waive 10 percent of the fees in approving the blueprint to construct house registered in the name of a woman. The meeting also passed the Municipality’s policies and programs, said mayor of the Municipality Uddhav Kharel. The assembly however failed to […]

Constitutional bench to deal with petition against impeachment motion

Supreme Court

Kathmandu / July 13: The hearing of the writ petition filed against the impeachment motion registered in the Parliament against the then chief Justice Sushila Karki, will take place in constitutional bench of the Supreme Court. According to SC spokesperson Mahendra Nath Upadhyay, a joint bench of the acting Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli and […]

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