Published On: August 17, 2016 09:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Despite increase in investment by Nepal Army's Welfare Fund in various sectors, the profit declined in the fiscal year 2072/073 due various factors including fluctuation in bank interest rates, the devastating earthquake of April 2015 and Indian blockade.
Published On: August 17, 2016 02:40 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Department of Immigration on Tuesday stated that it issued 163,518 visas in the FY 2015/016. Majority of those were tourist visas, a few were business visas and others were non-tourist visas.
Published On: August 17, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Ten days after the inauguration of the general convention and a gap of nine years, Nepali Congress' student wing -- Nepal Student Union (NSU) -- is set to hold election to choose a new leadership on Wednesday.
Published On: August 17, 2016 02:20 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started discussions with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to increase the house reconstruction grant to be provided to the earthquake victims to Rs 300,000 from Rs 200,000 each.
Published On: August 17, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A transitional provision in the Constitution has set a deadline of January 21, 2018 for electing the new House of Representatives, and several other laws should be in place by then for the smooth functioning of the new statute.
Published On: August 17, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Speaker Onsari Gharti has formed a nine-member committee to study the motions of public importance registered at Parliament Secretariat and decide whether to forward them for discussion in the House.
Published On: August 17, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his meeting Tuesday with Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara in Beijing has highlighted the importance of execution of agreements and treaties between Nepal and China for the economic and infrastructural development of Nepal. Mahara is in China as a special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
Published On: August 16, 2016 07:42 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested a government employee Shambhu Prasad Chaudhary on a bribery charge.
Published On: August 16, 2016 07:32 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Major political forces on Tuesday decided to give two more weeks to the commission on delineating the borders of local bodies to submit its report.
Published On: August 16, 2016 05:20 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who is currently in Beijing on a six-day China tour, will meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday.