British-Indian actor Dev Patel has revealed he is tired of being criticised for "stealing" roles from "real" Indian actors.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Hamro Samman Project under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has joined hand with its development partners and private sectors to counter trafficking in persons in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that his ministry has prioritized ‘Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali’, a goal set by the incumbent government.

Progress in recurrent spending is 77 percent of Rs 803 billion but rising costs of regular spending is a matter of concern for economists as they go largely in regular spending including paying salary.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The government has aimed to suppress recurrent expenditure but has projected a whopping growth of capital expenditure in the next three fiscal years.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Shanker Dev Campus has lifted the Universal TU BBA Cup T20 Cricket Tournament with a six-run win over KCMIT in the final match on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Mega Bank and Tourism Development Bank have successfully completed their merger process and started their joint operation on Sunday.

ATHMANDU, May 10: Naya Shakti Party coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai today said the upcoming budget should prioritize country's economic development.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Shangrila Development Bank Ltd and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Nepal have entered into bancassurance agreement to provide the latter's insurance products to clients of the development bank.

SARLAHI, March 30: Former prime minister and senior leader of the ruling CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday said that the government is preparing for organizing a conference in Province 2 aimed at exploring ideas on developing the province into a prosperous one.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Province 6, 7, and 2 lag behind in overall development indicators, while the indicators of province 3 are at the top in almost all categories, says a study report on Nepal’s provinces.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Dev Development Bank Ltd has shifted its Pokhara branch office to a new location.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev has invited Chinese officials to visit Nepal and explore its natural beauty, cultural adventures and tourism.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jitendra Narayan Dev has again started lobbying to remove Sanjiv Gautam from the position of director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Special General Meeting of Mega Bank Nepal Limited has approved a proposal to merge with Tourism Development Bank.

Germany to provide 15 m Euro in dev grant

December 19, 2017 13:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Government of Germany has agreed to provide Nepal with an additional development grant of EUR 15 million (approximately Rs 1 billion 815 million).

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Minister for Commerce Meen Bahadur Bishwakarma delivered a statement at a plenary session of the 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO at Buenos Aires on December 12, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: A group of UN human rights specialists has issued an urgent call for action to ensure a future based on equality, justice and solidarity.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has requested rural municipalities and municipalities to stop levying fee on foreign tourists for entering their respective areas.

POKHARA, Oct 27: Om Development Bank has partnered with a bank from Germany to provide loans at cheaper interest rates for small- and medium-scale enterprises to uplift the income of rural communities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal, Roland Schaefer has expressed the commitment of the Government of Germany to provide all possible assistance to Nepal for its social and economic progress. Mr. Schaefer formally assumed his office today after submitting his Letter of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday. He expressed that his priorities would be to bolster cooperation, ties and contacts between Germany and Nepal and promoting German investments in Nepal.

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 7: The Indian police have released Dev Narayan Yadav and his son Ajay Yadav of Tilathi Koiladi rural municipality-1, Saptari district on general date Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Dev on Friday asked Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjiv Gautam to furnish clarifications over his alleged failure to make Spanish firm Constructora San Jose SA deliver on its contract.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to allow development banks to handle government transactions in local units after commercial banks showed reluctant to show their presence in all local units.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jitendra Dev, has said that the construction of the five national pride projects falling under the Ministry would be forwarded effectively according high priority.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Janata Bank has completed acquisition of Siddhartha Development Bank Ltd.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Janata Bank has completed acquisition of Siddhartha Development Bank Ltd.

POKHARA, June 21: Depositors have demanded that the management of Kailash Development Bank refund their stolen deposits as the money was withdrawn from their bank accounts using fake signature.

RAJBIRAJ, June 1: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev has said the schedule for the second phase of local level elections fixed at June 28 will not be changed again.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Parliamentarians have put pressure on the government to continue budgetary allocations for two parliamentary development programs in the upcoming budget.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The United Nations has stressed on collaboration among the United Nations, its specialized agencies and development partners for the socio-economic development as well as strengthening democracy in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Money disbursed by development agencies outside the government system increased significantly in fiscal year 2015/16, despite the government's effort to bring such spending into the government channel.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Janata Bank Nepal Ltd and Triveni Development Bank Ltd have completed their merger process. Issuing a statement on Friday, Janata Bank said that Governor of Nepal Rastriya Bank (NRB), Chiranjibi Nepal, inaugurated the merged entity. “The total paid-up capital of the bank has now reached Rs 4.72 billion,” the statement added.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament, on Wednesday, has asked the government, including the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to set up and implement the reconstruction fund within a month.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Energy Minister Janardan Sharma has said Nepal has identified energy sector as a means of achieving socio-economic development and the incumbent government is active for the development of energy.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Yeti Development Bank has said that it organized financial literacy program under its CSR activities in Kathmandu as well as different parts of the country.

LALITPUR, March 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his hope that the Nepal Army's National Cadet Corps training has helped promote the feelings of patriotism and unity among youths and encourage them to tread on the path of nation building.

Musical “La La Land” won big at Britain’s main film awards on Sunday as it scooped the prize for best film, while Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle picked up awards for best actress and best director respectively. Dev Patel won the best supporting actor award for Lion at British Academy Film Awards 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Government's development spending has improved in recent weeks.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Ministers in the government have pointed to flaws in the development model of the country for the poor implementation of development projects.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today issued instructions to the Karnali Development Commission's officials to come up with a substantive work plan for Karnali region's development.

BUTWAL, Feb 1: Defence Minister Bal Krishna Khand has stressed on the need of cooperation from all quarters for the country's development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25 : Mega Bank Nepal Ltd (MBNL) and Tourism Development Bank Ltd (TDBL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for merger of the two institutions.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Vibor Society Development Bank Ltd has received ‘Best Enterprise Award’ in Summit of Leaders-2016, Socrates Award Ceremony.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Journalist Prakriti Adhikari has bagged the 'Dev Shumsher Gorkhapatra Journalism Award'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Muktinath Development Bank Ltd held in Pokhara has decided to distribute 34 percent stock dividends to its shareholders.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Until few decades ago, Nepal used to share some similarities with East Asian countries like Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in terms of development and economic activities.