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, 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, 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, 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.
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, 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.
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 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.