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Govt renews controversial Indian embassy Small Grants Projects

Published On: May 3, 2018 10:47 AM NPT By: SURENDRA PAUDEL

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Oli government has quietly given permission to Kathmandu-based Indian embassy to continue with its controversial Small Grants Projects across Nepal.

UN doing study on political issues without govt nod

Published On: March 30, 2018 09:05 AM NPT By: SURENDRA PAUDEL

March 30: It has come to light that the United Nations office in Nepal is conducting a detailed study on highly sensitive political issues such as federalism, identity politics and ethnicity without clearing it with the government.

Govt expedites process to buy two army choppers

Published On: December 21, 2017 09:00 AM NPT By: SURENDRA PAUDEL

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Less than a month after the Ministry of Finance (MoF) released a budget for procuring a helicopter and a cargo aircraft, Nepal Army (NA) has expedited a process to buy two MI-17 V5 helicopters.

Rs 7 billion spent on ritualistic inspections, monitoring

Published On: August 18, 2017 07:25 AM NPT By: SURENDRA PAUDEL

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Even as billions are spent on the inspection and monitoring of various big and small projects in the country, the results of such monitoring have remained acutely dismal.

INGOs to spend Rs 23b off budget this FY

Published On: August 9, 2017 06:53 AM NPT By: SURENDRA PAUDEL

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) operating in Nepal plan to spend nearly Rs 23 billion in technical and other assistance in the current fiscal year, 2017-18.