KATHMANDU, June 21: Although the agreement between Nepal and India for new air routes has been considered a big achievement for the country, the agreement has also been criticized for not being beneficial to Nepal as expected.
PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkley, Biswo Poudel, has closely studied Nepal’s economic trends. What does he think of this year’s budget? Where will Nepal be headed to economically in the days to come? Mahabir Paudyal and Raj Kumar KC met with him to take his insights.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The first ever 'Accessible Public Toilet' at Bhrikutimandap in the center of Kathmandu, which is supposed to be meant mainly for people with disabilities, is actually said to be unsuitable for them.
WASHINGTON, JUNE, 23: Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump unless some of them can be brought aboard.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Amid rumors about shortage of medicine in the country, the Association of Pharmaceuticals Producers of Nepal (APPON) has assured that there is stock of medicines sufficient for a year.
KATHMANDU, May 23: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has said that the government's decision to increase the number of local units in tarai falls short of creating a positive environment for the second phase of local elections.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Impeachment Recommendation Committee (IRC) of parliament has submitted its final report on the impeachment motion filed against disqualified CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki, stating that it has found enough ground to impeach him.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A group of child rights activists on Thursday questioned the effectiveness of government measures to end child marriage in Nepal, and claimed that about 37 percent of girls are married off before the age of 18.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Former diplomats and international relations experts have said that possible visits by the Chinese and Indian presidents to Nepal would be positive events for this country. The visits of the two deputy prime ministers to the two neighboring countries as special envoys of the prime minister have ensured that the presidents of those two countries would visit Nepal in the near future, it is reported.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Bhim Rawal has accused the Ministry of Finance of not releasing sufficient funds for the purchase of equipment required for search, rescue and relief operations during natural disasters such as landslides, floods and earthquakes.