KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The agitating doctors have failed to reach an agreement to end their protest even as the government side agreed to take action against those involved in attacks on doctors and health workers in accordance with the Safety of Health Workers and Health Institutions Act, 2066 BS.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari said banks are free to fix their interest rates based on the market situation. His remark came at a time when the government and the private sector have been pressurizing the central bank to lower the interest rates.
KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The government has directed all the public authorities to give priority to domestic products for their office use, although related laws had already been enforced about a decade ago.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The private sector stakeholders, who had been protesting against the government and Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the past one month, have withdrawn their protests after the government pledged to address their demands.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The government, bowing to the pressure of the private sector, has decided to scrap restrictions on import of a number of luxury items including automobiles, alcohol, mobile phone sets and two wheelers.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The government collected capital gains tax on the share transaction worth Rs 715.85 million as of four months of the current fiscal year, which was just around 10 percent of the amount collected during the same period last year.
KATHMANDU, August 28: Saying that some “fake” developers were holding licenses for hydropower projects worth some 1,600 MW but doing nothing in terms of power production, the government has said it will scrap such licenses as the developers have shown apathy to build these projects.
KATHMANDU, August 15: At a time when Nepali insurance companies are largely focused on expanding their business in Bagmati Province, the finance minister has reiterated the government’s priority to increase insurance accessibility in rural areas.
KATHMANDU, July 15: While the rice transplantation season has already begun, the government is just giving assurances to farmers to make adequate supply of chemical fertilizers instead of acting promptly to maintain the supply.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Dilendra Prasad Badu has said that solutions to the problems of price increment of the petroleum products and its transport and supply would be resolved scientifically by prioritizing the interests of the consumers.