KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Friday held an internal meeting concerning the money laundering exposed by Nepal Leaks. The minister had a meeting with officials of all government units involved in money-laundering investigations, in the wake of the Nepal Leaks disclosure about 55 Nepalis stashing ill-gotten money in different offshore companies and foreign banks. Most of them have also brought the money into Nepal as foreign direct investment.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Dr Govinda KC, who was staging fast-unto-death in Ilam, was airlifted to Kathmandu on Thursday midnight and admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj. His condition is critical but stable, according to doctors involved in his treatment.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Kulman Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, has been felicitated for his significant work to resolve the acute power crisis ailing the country for over a decade.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index which traded range bound in the previous week, witnessed slight strength in this week's trading. In spite of a slightly skeptic start on Sunday with a loss of almost 6 points, the benchmark index recovered all the initial losses by mid-week. After recouping 3 points on Monday, Tuesday saw the equity index add more than 17 points.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A week after the deaths of a mother and her two sons in a 'chaugoth' (menstruation shed) in Bajura district, a parliamentary committee has decided to pay a field visit to inquire about the incident.
BIRATNAGAR, Jan 18: The Inland Revenue Office, Biratnagar, has collected Rs 3.18 billion in revenue in the first six months of the current fiscal year. According to the office, Rs 2.46 billion was collected during the review period in the last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission, Nepal (ECN) has objected to the order of precedence recently amended by the government, saying that it lowers the institutional dignity of constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: A team of officials from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) and Nagdhunga Police Post conducted emission tests on the vehicles entering Kathmandu through the Nagdhunga Checkpost.
LAMAHI, Dang, Jan 18: Nepal Electricity Authority, Dang fined 41 electricity stealers in the district. They were during a monitoring found to be stealing power through hooking, said Dipak Jung Chaudhary, Chief of the NEA electricity distribution centre, Tulsipur.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The 'Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance' has prepared to hit the streets of Kathmandu on Saturday in support of Dr Govinda KC who is on his 16th fast-unto-death from January 9 in the eastern district of Ilam.