KATHMANDU, July 20:The government treasury is now empty following irrational budget distribution at the end of the fiscal year that ended Monday. Not a single penny has been left from the previous fiscal year , according to officials of the Ministry of Finance (MoF). This fiscal indiscipline on the part of the current government is sure to have serious consequences as it may trigger internal borrowing right from the first month, just as the previous government had done this time last year.
JUMLA, May 23: Hari Bahadur BK of Jumla’s Patarasi Rural Municipality is currently busy picking yarsagumba in Patan area in the district’s uplands. In fact, majority of the youths in the Karnali region are doing the same. Lack of employment opportunities has attracted many people here into the lucrative yarsagumba trade.
JUMLA, May 21: The schools of Patarasi Rural Municipality of Jumla wear a deserted look as students have headed toward highlands for picking yarsagumba, a prized medicinal herb with aphrodisiacal properties.
BAITADI, April 12: As more number of people begin to migrate into urban areas seeking better facilities, rural settlements in Baitadi district are at risk of remaining undeveloped due to lack of human resource.
PARBAT, Dec 5: There is great enthusiasm and excitement among the voters in various parts of the country to take part in the elections being held on Thursday. However, the Majhi community of Maldhunga, Kushma-1, lacks such anticipation.
JUMLA, Oct 10: Since the opening of the Karnali Highway there had been no shortage of rice in the depot of Nepal Food Corporation (NFC), Jumla. Though the number of consumers was low in the beginning, there was sufficient supply of rice. But this year, all the go-downs of Jumla are empty. These days, customers often visit the NFC depot for rice but return home empty-handed.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: More than 96 percent of containers that enter Nepal carrying third-country imports from Indian port have been returning to India empty for the past 13 years as they do not get goods for the return leg.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Former chair of Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) Dhermendra Jha had to struggle to get a ticket from Nepal Airlines (NA) to fly from Dhangadi to Kathmandu on July 7. He felt relieved when he got a ticket with support from a friend as NA officials told him that all seats were already booked.
Safety is an issue for every airline, and it is more so for Buddha Air. Even the smallest of details matter when it comes to aircraft safety. Airlines have to do so by even compromising on their revenue. When you think about it, if all the seats in the aircraft is filled, then the profit is maximized for the airline company.
Pokhara is a wonderful place to be this time of the year. With the mercury dipping a notch around Dashain, those who visit the scenic city in Western Nepal can expect a comfortable temperature, even as Kathmandu is starting to get a little too chilly.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Bir Hospital renovated its VVIP cabin spending around Rs 3 million some two years, but the VVIPs go to hospitals abroad even for general checkups and minor treatment, incurring millions in costs to the state coffers..
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: ‘Chapali Height 2’ is a new film by director Dipendra K Khanal, who, in recent times, has carved a reputation for being a producer’s darling. With other directors there’s a risk of going over budget but producers have complete trust in Khanal.