Business and Economy Bureau Chief of Nagarik (national vernacular daily) and Republica (English national daily), Kuber Chalise (print name: Kuvera Chalise) has almost two decades’ experience of journalism especially in business and economy.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: If everything goes as planned, national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will have a new Airbus in its fleet by next September. "We are planning to bring one widebody aircraft by next September while a second one will arrive by April 2018," according to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Managing Director Sugat Ratna Kansakar.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Dispelling rumors that the government is planning to bring a supplementary budget, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government has no such plan.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepal has fared marginally better in the recently released Habitat Commitment Index (HCI), which tracks every country's performance record as against the commitments made during Habitat II in Istanbaul in1996.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Apart from improving the current governance system and restructuring the administration, the political leadership must regularly prod the bureaucracy to expedite development projects, according to experts.
KATHMANDU, August 5: The road ahead for the newly appointed Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara is bumpy, not only because he is now a part of the battered economy but also because he has inherited the uncertainty and shortage of time coupled with eroding capacity and productivity of the bureaucracy, popularly known as the permanent government.
KATHMANDU, July 23: The government has to refund the taxes collected since the last one week -- or the beginning of the current fiscal year on July 16 -- as Finance Bills presented by the incumbent government were rejected by Parliament on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 30:Some 90 percent of Nepalis are either suffering from a sense of insecurity, or struggling.Though the middle class in Nepal has grown over three times -- from 7 percent to 22 percent -- in the 15 years between 1995 and 2010, it is still most vulnerable as they are mostly either suffering from a sense of insecurity or struggling, reads a World Bank study report titled 'Moving Up the Ladder', released in Kathmandu, Wednesday.