KATHMANDU, June 15: Lawmaker Arjun Narsingh KC has said the pace of national development will be impeded unless the people living below absolute poverty, the marginalized and neglected citizens have an access to social security and income.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Citizens' access to finance has increased significantly in the country of lat, according to the data shown by the economic survey, 2022/23 released by the government on Sunday.

BANEPA, March 19: Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada said the government is sensitive to the health of citizens.

Perils of nationalism

May 28, 2020 02:00 am

When it was decided that the United States would join the First World War, President Woodrow Wilson promised the world would be “made safe for democracy”. Having been reelected in 1916 with the campaign slogan “He kept us out of war”, this decision marked a reversal of the initial position of ‘neutrality’ adopted by America in 1914. But it wasn’t just Wilson who had a change of heart; the entire country witnessed a shift in public opinion. The sinking of the Lusitania, the revelation made by the Zimmermann Telegraph, in culmination with other factors, suggested imminent danger to the sovereignty of United States, and in response, President Wilson issued the declaration of war in 1917.

Corruption and citizens

June 18, 2019 01:30 am

A lone protester staging a hunger strike against corruption provides an illuminating view on how the absence of individual responsibility in Nepal’s civil society is fuelling corruption

KATHMANDU, Dec 19 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that the literate citizens can fill up form on their own while receiving services from land reform office and land revenue office.

Human beings are the only species to have the power of technology. However, we depend on another human’s effort for our survival. As a result, we choose to incline toward different rights to protect ourselves. Also, the state assures various rights to its citizens. Although we enjoy these rights, sometimes the offenders try to violate them resulting in imprisonment or financial penalties.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called for utilizing the skills, knowledge, experience and expertise of the senior citizens in the national development.

Kathmandu, July 28: Now onwards, Nepali citizens will have to pay conservation fee to Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) in order to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.According to the LDT, Nepalis will have to pay an additional Rs 50 to carry a camera and Rs 500 to carry a video camera inside the area. Meanwhile, one has to pay Rs 5,000 for video shooting inside the Lumbini area.

Kathmandu: Citizens Bank International Ltd was established in the year 2007 as the 20th commercial bank of Nepal. The bank's ownership structure indicates 51.29 percent promoters and 48.71 percent public shareholding.

Citizens and the state

April 18, 2018 01:30 am

Our endeavor today should be to become ‘citizens’ of this country irrespective of our caste and ethnic orientation

DHADING, March 3: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently. When she came to know of it a few months back and that she was eligible for it, she turned restless. The allowance amount would be sufficient for the old grandmother of several children in the remote village. She expedited inquiry into the allowance.

DHADING, Feb 28: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently.

Citizens Bank supports Baby Life Home

February 13, 2018 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Citizens Bank International Limited has provided financial support of Rs 150,000 to Baby Life Home.

Kathmandu, Feb 12 (RSS): Senior citizens have demanded an increment in the old age allowance.  Currently, State provides monthly allowance of Rs 2,000 to senior citizens above 70 under the Social Security Allowance Scheme.

COSTA RICA, Jan 1: A plane carrying 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard Sunday, Costa Rica’s government said.

Citizens Bank International awarded

December 27, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Citizens Bank International Limited has been awarded by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari for its contribution in promotion and development of sports sector.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: With the country all set to hold the second round of election to the House of Representatives and Provincial parliament Thursday, the Election Commission has urged voters to exercise their rights being confident.

Elderly citizens unfazed by elections

November 15, 2017 04:00 am

MYAGDI, Nov 15:  Since the last two years, Om Kumari Lamichhane of Katuwachaupari of Parbat has been living at an old-age home in Beni Municipality-9, Galeshwar. After being abandoned by her family, she hardly feels comfortable talking to strangers about her family background. Lamichhane had exercised her voting right during the second Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. Unfortunately, she has not been able to cast votes thereafter in lack of proper documentation.

WALING, SYANGJA, Oct 1: Syangja's Andhikhola Rural Municipality has starting providing healthcare services for the aged/senior citizens, reaching their doorsteps.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today extended wishes to all the mothers, fathers and older persons in the country on the occasion of 27th International Day of Older Persons.

KATHMANDU, June 27: In an apparent bid to discourage the use of Aadhar card as identification document outside the country, the Indian government has made it mandatory for its nationals travelling to Nepal to carry either a valid passport or election ID card as identification document.

BRUSSELS, June 23: British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations — prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders at a tense time for the continent.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has opened its 59th branch office at Chame of Manang.

ITAHARI, May 11: A 106-year-old man of Morang district is keeping his fingers crossed with hopes of casting vote in the upcoming elections one last time before his ailing health fails him.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Bhagawati BK, Ganga Sharma and Sneha Yadav have advanced to the quarterfinals in the women's singles category of the Fifth Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Sunday.

KHOTANG, April 18: It has been more than 19 years since octogenarian Goma Dahal of Rupakot cast vote the last time. She was sixty- three years old during the local elections of 1997. At that time she didn't need a stick to walk.  But at 82, she can't walk without the help of a stick now.  Although she has turned weak and frail waiting for the elections, her spirit is still the same.

Citizens Bank opens ATM outlets

March 31, 2017 08:25 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: Citizens Bank International Ltd opened new ATMs at Gwarko of Lalitpur and Bardibas of Mahottari on Wednesday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 7:  North Korea said Tuesday it was banning Malaysians from leaving the country as its bitter diplomatic battle with Malaysia escalated dramatically over the poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half brother.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15 : Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has increased interest rate in all saving accounts by one percent.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Police have arrested 37 Bangladeshis citizens who had been living in different places of Kathmandu changing their identity.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has started offering a 180 days fixed deposit scheme.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Citizens Bank International Ltd has received license from Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to start Applications Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) system under which investor’s money equivalent to the subscription of initial public offering (IPO) or follow-on public offer (FPO) gets blocked until the allotment of the shares.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has set up a new ATM terminal on its Bhaisepati branch premises.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CIBL) has appointed Sanima Capital Ltd as the issue manager for its rights issue. Issuing a statement on Monday, the commercial bank said that it appointed Sanima Capital Ltd as the issue manager for its 10:2.5 rights issue.

DANG, Nov 23: Seventeen-year-old Sita Pariyar of Bhauwa checkpoint along the Nepal-India border got bitten by a snake on Saturday morning.

BANEPA, Nov 22: Prime Minister and Kathmandu University's Chancellor Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday suggested the graduate students to serve as a model in providing service as a good citizen.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has started branchless banking service in Jamuni VDC of Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has come up with a new proposal on key state positions to naturalized citizens.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Federal Socialist Forum chairman Upendra Yadav has demanded that the provinces should be made autonomous and vested with full powers while amending the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: At a time when most of the Madhes-based parties are demanding amendments to the constitution to allow naturalized citizens to head key state posts, the chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said that key state posts cannot be given to naturalized citizens.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has prepared a draft of the proposal to amend the constitution so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold six of the 10 key state positions. Preparations are underway to register the amendment proposal in parliament within this month, according to a source close to the Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ajaya Shankar Nayak on Monday said that the government will register the constitution amendment proposal at the parliament soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: A group of youths have taken to the street saying that the government is preparing to amend the constitution so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold key state positions.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: An alleged draft of the constitution amendment proposal so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold top state positions has been made public.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, inaugurating the Senior Citizens' Festival amidst a function here today, has said that senior citizens' contribution was an important asset of the nation.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the Senior Citizens' Festival amidst a function here today.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is arriving at Biratnagar to participate in the Senior Citizens Festival to be organized by Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences.

LONDON, Oct 2: Tottenham ended Pep Guardiola's perfect Premier League start with Manchester City with an impressive 2-0 victory on Sunday that left the London club as the only unbeaten side.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said the need for formulating a policy to channelize the skills and experiences of the elderly citizens for the country's development has remained as a burning issue.