JUMLA, July 6: “I am growing frail and can die anytime,” Dr. Govinda KC said to a delegate of parliamentarians who reached Jumla to meet the medical crusader and assess his health conditions.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Banks and financial institutions have no plans to reduce their interest rates at least within the current fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Though Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has paved the way for commercial banks for foreign currency borrowing, it seems that they will not be able to get resources from foreign banks anytime soon.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Banks have added Rs 19 billion in new deposits in the first week of July while their lending increased by only Rs 1 billion.

KATHMANDU, July 11: It seems that interest rates are not going to fall anytime soon as bank and financial institutions (BFIs) grappling with the shortage of lendable fund are raising their saving rates to lure depositors.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The medical condition of Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death since the last eight days, worsened further on Sunday, doctors attending to him said.