Finance minister meets top officials over Nepal Leaks report

January 19, 2019 06:54 AM

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.

Dr KC's condition critical but stable

January 19, 2019 06:05 AM

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.

Kulman Ghising recognized for ending power crisis in country

January 19, 2019 05:15 AM

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.

Sinohydro completes work at Upper Tamakoshi powerhouse

January 19, 2019 05:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the contractor for the powerhouse of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, has completed the civil works of the underground powerhouse.

Forex reserve fall continues as import bill continues to rise

January 19, 2019 05:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The rising import bill of the country has had its impact on the foreign exchange (forex) reserves, which dipped $79 million in first five months of the current fiscal year.

Stocks close the week slightly higher

January 19, 2019 03:05 AM

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.

SB Furniture opens its new showroom

January 19, 2019 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: SB Furniture announced the opening of its new showroom in the Kathmandu Valley, on Friday.

House panel to visit Bajura to chaugoth deaths

January 19, 2019 01:05 AM

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.

2nd Int’l Entrepreneurship Conclave to be held on Saturday

January 18, 2019 20:04 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Indian Embassy in Nepal is all set to organize 2nd International Entrepreneurship Conclave in association with Clock b Business Innovations in the capital on Saturday.

India accepts agreemo of proposed ambassador Acharya

January 18, 2019 19:47 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: India has accepted the nomination of Nilambar Acharya as Nepal's Ambassador to New Delhi.

Biratnagar collects Rs 3.18 billion in revenue

January 18, 2019 18:45 PM

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.

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Newly amended protocol order undermines dignity of constitutional bodies: ECN

January 18, 2019 17:39 PM

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.

15 vehicles fail pollution test conducted at Nagdhunga Checkpost

January 18, 2019 17:26 PM

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.

‘PM, do you want to finish off Dr KC?’

January 18, 2019 15:38 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Lawmaker and former health minister  Gagan Thapa has said that Dr Govinda KC is neither an opponent nor a supporter of any political party.

Govt will investigate and bring out facts on Swiss Bank deposit issue: PM Oli

January 18, 2019 14:34 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepali nationals cannot stash away money in foreign banks against the law of the country.

41 power thieves fined in Dang

January 18, 2019 13:30 PM

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.

Three boys rescued from India after five years

January 18, 2019 13:26 PM

RANJHA, Jan 18: Three boys of Simalghari of Khajura rural municipality-6 in Banke, who had been missing since the past five years, have been rescued and reunited with their families.

Dr Govinda KC airlifted to Kathmandu amid deteriorating health condition

January 18, 2019 09:17 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Amid deteriorating health condition, Dr Govinda KC was brought to Kathmandu from Ilam at around 11 PM yesterday night.

Dr KC supporters to hit Kathmandu streets on Saturday

January 18, 2019 05:30 AM

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.