KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Over 7 million people die every year due to tobacco consumption. According to data posted by World Health Organization on its official Twitter over 12 percent of deaths of all people aged over 30 are due to tobacco which comes around 7 million people every year globally.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The government is accepting an annual of Rs 24.63 billion ($225.87 million) annually in technical and other assistance from various bilateral and multilateral agencies that is not reflected in the annual budget.
Across Europe, many people have bid their dusty old incandescent lightbulbs farewell and replaced them with modern LEDs. They tend to use up to 75 percent less energy than conventional lightbulbs and last up to 25 times longer.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The cost of operation of all the seven provincial parliament secretariats is estimated to be around Rs. 2.55 billion annually, according to a study carried out by the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat.
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Transportation cost on Nepal's third country imports and exports via India has come down by at least Rs 15,000 per container after India waive Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all transit services provided to Nepal.