PHOTOS: National Census kicks off

November 11, 2021 15:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The ‘National Census 2021’ formally kicked off on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’. President Bhandari formally inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’ by providing her family's data to the enumerator's team who arrived at Sheetal Niwas on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The national census is starting from Thursday across the country. The census is conducted every 10 years. The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has appealed to all to help by giving correct information to the enumerators. The bureau held a press conference on Wednesday and appealed to every citizen to participate in the census.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The government is looking forward to using the satellite technology to collect necessary information of the people residing in Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura for the 12th National Population and Household Census. The population census commences across the nation starting Thursday.

National census to begin from May 9

March 27, 2021 12:28 pm

KATHMANDU, March 27: The national census, which is conducted every 10 years, is scheduled to start on May 9, 2021. This time, the census will be conducted in two phases, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The CBS has saids that the first phase of data collection for the census will be carried out in 20 days from May 9 to May 28, 2021 and the second phase will take place for 15 days from June 8 to June 22, 2021.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Nepal’s economy shrank by 4.6 percent in the first three months of the current fiscal year after the impacts of the coronavirus hit the country’s economic activities.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has announced as many as 47,000 vacancies for the positions of 39,000 enumerators and 8,000 supervisors on contract to conduct the upcoming Population and Housing Census 2021.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday handed over IT equipment worth $609,873 (Rs 72 million) to Nepal’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

CBS discusses 2021 census with experts

November 12, 2019 07:47 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) organized an interaction on Monday with experts and sought their suggestions on the proposed methodology and questionnaire for the 2021 national census.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has decided to conduct the pilot census for three months from coming January 15 as part of the preparation of the national census.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The government's desire to measure happiness is moving at a slow pace due to the lack of homework and planning. The government has declared to conduct an integrated happiness survey this year in line with its slogan of “Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali” and budget was allocated for the ongoing fiscal year. A steering committee and another technical committee are to be formed to begin the work.

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Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of 'The Big Bang Theory,' a lovefest for its stars, crew and audience alike. There were plenty of punchlines as well, as the true-to-form hit comedy about scientists and those who love them wrapped the two-part, hour-long finale that will air in mid-May on CBS.

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KATHMANDU, April 28: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has launched the country’s first integrated statistics portal. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli launched the portal named nationaldata.gov.np amidst a full meeting of the National Planning Commission today.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nearly one million people, or 11.4 percent, out of the total working age population in Nepal are unemployed, according to a finding of the ‘Nepal Labour Force Survey (NLFRS) III’ carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

KATHMANDU, April 27: The country's economic output is projected to grow by 6.81 percent in the current fiscal year and reach worth Rs 3,464 billion. This is the third consecutive fiscal year with an economic growth rate of over six percent.

In his first interview since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, R. Kelly says he “didn’t do this stuff” and he’s fighting for his life. The R&B singer, out on bail after his Feb. 22 arrest in Chicago, gave the interview to Gayle King of ‘CBS This Morning,’ with excerpts airing Tuesday night. More of the interview will air Wednesday and Thursday on ‘CBS This Morning.’

As the time approaches to say goodbye to Sheldon, Amy, Leonard, Penny and the gang, the CBS comedy 'The Big Bang Theory' hit a season high in popularity last week.

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NEW YORK, July 29: CBS said Friday it is investigating personal misconduct claims after the company’s chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Saving habits of Nepalis is expected to improve significantly in the current fiscal year, indicating that people are investing more than they used to about two and half decades ago.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Agriculture and Forestry sector is estimated to contribute 27.10 percent to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Gross Value Added (GVA) by hotel and restaurant sector has increased significantly over the past one and half decades, the National Accounts Statistics of Nepal (2017/18 Annual Estimates) shows.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has started homework to calculate Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in a more realistic manner by covering newest economic activities as well as taking new base rates into consideration.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has projected the national economy to grow by 6.94 percent for the current fiscal year 2016/17, up from the 6 percent target set by the government.

PARBAT, Jan 13: Twenty months after the devastating earthquake government deployed damage assessment team has reached Parbat for preparing detailed damaged assessment report. The reconstruction process will be carried out on the basis of this report.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: In what is considered a sorry state of affairs, some one-third of the children in Nepal are part of the labor force.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The gap in child literacy rate between the rich and poor is 39 percent while the gap between  male and female children above five years of age is also big.