Making every dollar count

January 27, 2019 01:00 am

Cost-benefit analysis can play a vital role in shining a light on interventions and investments that achieve the most for every dollar spent

ISLAMABAD, July 26: Pakistan’s former cricket star Imran Khan and his party were maintaining a commanding lead Thursday amid slow and tedious counting of ballots from a historic election the previous day that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced a provision in the Monetary Policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19 which allows banks to count loans against academic certificates, and higher education loans for students of marginalized and Dalit community, among others, as deprived sector lending.

Making every rupee count

June 1, 2018 09:14 am

Exploring exotic new places doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a fortune. You just have to be a little wise with your money and there’s a lot you can do on less. Make a budget and stick to it.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The vote count has concluded for the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) for the House of Representatives and provincial Assembly elections on Wednesday.

Votes count begins in Palpa, leads NC

December 8, 2017 14:43 pm

PALPA, Dec 8: Votes counting has begun in Palpa-1 where election was held on December 7. According to preliminary results of votes counting Nepali congress is leading in this Constituency.

Jhapa-5 awaits vote count

December 8, 2017 14:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: In lack of party representatives, voting at Jhapa-5 is yet to begin in the district. Earlier, voting was expected to start at 12:30 PM. KP Oli from CPN-UML and Khagendra Adhikari from Nepali Congress are top competitors in the constituency.

Jumla awaits vote count

December 7, 2017 14:23 pm

JUMLA, Dec 7: Voters of Jumla are eagerly waiting for results of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. Prakash Dhungana, chief election officer said that six groups were formed to count votes.

CHITWAN, Nov 8: Chief Election Officer of Chitwan Kul Prasad Sharma has suggested that women must be engaged in vote counting considering the 'peaceful nature' of women. Speaking at a program held in Bharatpur on Tuesday, Sharma said that he wants to implement it at least in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The vote count results of 122 out of 136 local levels in Province-2 have been made public as of now.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Supreme Court yet again deferred the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

BIRATNAGAR, July 8: As the vote count is about to come to an end, Nepali Congress mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates continue to take the lead in the races for the mayor and deputy mayor of Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City. Vote count is expected to end by Saturday midnight.

DHARAN, July 6: Vote count halted on Monday midnight over ballot miscalculation row has resumed today morning following the all-party agreement to replace the current returning officer  with a new one.

ILAM, July 4: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Rana Bahadur Rai is bound to win the election though there are still 1944 votes left to be counted in Suryodaya Municipality in Illam district.

DHARAN, JULY 4: Vote count has been halted in Dharan Sub-metropolitan City since Monday midnight over vote miscalculation dispute.

DHANGADHI, July 3: Vote count has been resumed in wards 3 and 17 of Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City.

BIRATNAGAR, July 3: Vote count   in Pathari  Shanischare Municipality  has been halted after Nepali Congress and Maoist Center accused Returning Officer of rigging vote counting.

DHARAN, July 3: Vote count has resumed in Dharan Sub-metropolitan City at 11 am after a hiatus of 4 hours. Vote counting had been halted from 7 am after Nepali Congress(NC) representatives did not reach the vote counting place in the pre-determined time as a sign of their dissatisfaction with the way vote counting is being conducted.

DHANGADHI, July 2: The vote count has been halted at two wards in Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Early vote counting points to a tight race between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML in most of the local units that went to polls in the second phase local elections Wednesday. CPN (Maoist Center), as in the first phase polls, appears headed for a distant third position.

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: Parties have rescheduled the time for the beginning of vote count in Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City at 1 pm. Earlier, they had agreed to start vote count from 11:30 am in five places. They have also agreed to conduct vote count in a systematic and unquestionable manner.

ILAM, June 29: Following the infamous vote tearing incident of Chitwan district's Bharatpur Metropolis during the first phase of local elections, Ilam district has taken up preventive measures to avoid similar incidents during its vote counting process.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Supreme Court on Sunday could not conduct hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City as the bench assigned to hear it could not manage time.

CHITWAN, May 31: Faced with imminent defeat, representatives of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) on Sunday midnight tore off ballot papers while the vote count of Bharatpur ward-19 was ongoing.

KATHMANDU, May 30: A Kathmandu-based high-level election observation team on Tuesday left for Chitwan to launch an investigation into the incident of tearing up ballot papers with votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 29: Vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City has been suspended after tension flared in the vote count station at midnight.

CHITWAN, May 28: As the vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City is going on final stage, the votes' margin between mayoral contestants has been shrinking regularly.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Vote count is still going on in three metropolitan cities -- Kathmandu, Bharatpur and Pokhara-Lekhnath as well as in Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur and Melung Rural Municipality of Dolakha district. CPN-UML has taken comfortable lead in Kathmandu and Pokhara-Lekhnath while UML candidate Devi Gyawali maintains lead in Bharatpur.

HETAUDA, May 24: A tough competition is seen among mayoral candidates from CPN-UML and Nepali Congress in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City as vote count comes almost to an end.

BHAKTAPUR, May 23: No green signal is seen yet to resume the vote count of Chagunarayan Municipality in Bhaktapur that has remained stalled for the past four days following the political dispute over its transparency.

CHITWAN , May 23: Vote count has been over in 10 of a total of 29 wards in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN , May 20: Vote-count halted since Friday night following row over vote-counting of Ward-9 has been resumed in Bharatpur Metropolitan City following 10-point agreement reached among major parties.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The ruling Nepali Congress and main opposition CPN (UML) are seen in neck and neck competition in the first round of the local elections.  As vote counting entered the third day Congress and UML seemed in a tight race to emerge first in terms of winning the chiefs and other positions of local units in the first round local elections held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Vote counting for the Kathmandu Metropolis has been expanded to 11 groups to expedite the tardy count, giving a huge relief to the voters curious to know the mayoral results.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Early vote counting has shown a triangular competition emerging among the three major political parties-Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center)-in the first phase  local elections held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepali Congress won in the position of chairperson in three rural municipalities in Mustang district.

People keen on vote count updates

May 15, 2017 22:30 pm

DHADING, May 15: After the first phase of elections in Dhading, people everywhere in the district are talking about the vote counting and election victories.

KATHMANDU, May 15: It took around 18 hours to count just 2, 000 votes and strike a deal among candidates in a ward of the Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC). There are 29 wards in the LMC.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Vote counting has begun in 129 local units of the total 281, the Election Commission said.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Vote count has begun in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN May 15: An all-party meeting held today morning decided to start vote count between 11 am and 12 pm.

HETUDA, May 15: Vote count has begun in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City.

The attacker who plowed a car through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain's parliament was named on Thursday as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism.

Vulture count starts in ACAP vicinity

December 23, 2016 14:34 pm

MUSTANG, Dec 23: An overdue census to determine the population of vultures in and around the world-famous Annapurna circuit trek route has started.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The number of tigers in Parsa Wildlife Reserve is found to be increasing. The Parsa Wildlife Protection Office has concluded the first round of tiger count which put the population of big cats at 16. This number is six more than that of final revelation of the tiger census conducted in 2014-15.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) has started a census of tiger population in two national parks and a wildlife reserve.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A mock-election has been held at the residence of American ambassador to Nepal in Kamaladi on Wednesday.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 28: American model Amber Rose says she has no idea how many men she has slept with.