February 22, 2019| Dipesh KC

How Kamalpokhari land morphed into Chhaya Center
How Kamalpokhari land morphed into Chhaya Center

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Stone inscriptions, historical documents, people of the guthi concerned and local old-timers all agree that the land used to build the Chhaya Center...
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February 21, 2019| KP DHUNGANA

Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes
Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Last week, a video clip implicating then CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak in a bribery of Rs 7.8 million from a Bhaktapur-based college...
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February 18, 2019|

Legal hurdle in way of KMC move to take back encroached public land
Legal hurdle in way of KMC move to take back encroached public land

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) stares at a herculean task of regaining control over around 500 ropani [25.44 hectares] of public land encroached...
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Indian embankment puts 1,300 families at risk of inundation in Kailali
Indian embankment puts 1,300 families at risk of inundation in Kailali

KAILALI, Feb 18: An embankment being constructed by India near the Indo-Nepal border neighboring the Kairali Rural Municipality has alarmed locals of inundation in their areas...
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February 13, 2019| Republica

Tourist arrivals up 25% in January
Tourist arrivals up 25% in January

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal welcomed 91,793 foreign tourists in the first month of 2019 – a growth of 25 percent compared to foreign tourist footfalls...
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February 11, 2019| Republica

Government yet to settle Rs 101 billion from FY2016/17
Government yet to settle Rs 101 billion from FY2016/17

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Office of the Auditor General (OAG) had tabled unsettled amounts of Rs 130 billion, which 22 different government agencies including ministries failed to...
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February 7, 2019| Ananta Raj Luitel

SC orders Ncell, Axiata to pay over Rs 61 billion capital gains tax
SC orders Ncell, Axiata to pay over Rs 61 billion capital gains tax

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Ncell and Axiata companies to pay capital gains tax amounting to...
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February 5, 2019|

Cancer patients suffer as Bir struggles to install US$4.1m outfit
Cancer patients suffer as Bir struggles to install US$4.1m outfit

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Even as the country marked World Cancer Day on Monday, hundreds of cancer patients visiting Bir Hospital remain hard hit as the...
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November 21, 2018| Kosh Raj Koirala

The price of peace: Rs 166 billion and still counting
The price of peace: Rs 166 billion and still counting

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: While the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency played a major role in the transformation of Nepal's political landscape, the price this impoverished country had...
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November 2, 2018| Roshan Sedhai

100 days of hurting
100 days of hurting

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The only thing Durga Devi Panta knows for sure is that her daughter, Nirmala, was at her friend's home moments before she...
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September 11, 2018| Republica

47 days on, police nowhere close to Nirmala's murderers
47 days on, police nowhere close to Nirmala's murderers

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: 47 days have elapsed since Nirmala Pant, 13, of Bhimdutta Municiaplity-2, of Kanchanpur district was found dead a day after she went missing....
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September 7, 2018| Bishnu Prasad Aryal

Docs trained in China, Russia, Philippines fail licensing exam more often