LONDON, Nov 6: The Queen's private estate, Bono and one of Donald Trump's closest advisors are among those whose offshore investments have been revealed in one of the largest ever leaks, dubbed the "Paradise Papers".

JHAPA, June 24: A tea garden laborer Panchi Rai has participated in protest rallies and election campaigns several times. Whether it is for Nepali congress, CPN - UML or Maoists, she has always been there along with other laborers. Picking them in van and taking to destinations, telling them to chant slogans, demonstrate placards or sometimes even stage sit-ins are general activities all those parties follow. Their presence is vital during sensitive times, they know, says Rai, a local of Mechinagar - 15. However when it comes to addressing their grievances, political parties have never show interest, she accused.

ILLAM, March 13: Tea entrepreneurs of Ilam district have voiced concern over government's apathy towards addressing the problems facing the tea estate here.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Commercial banks have decided not to issue new loans to finance unproductive sectors including automobiles and real estate.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Nepal Police on Tuesday night arrested real estate entrepreneur Sudhir Basnet, who was absconding since August 2014 after the Supreme Court convicted him of defrauding several individuals, financial institutions and companies. Basnet is also the promoter of Oriental Cooperatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Real estate entrepreneur Sudhir Basnet, who was on the wanted list of Police has been arrested from Dhapashi on Tuesday evening. Basnet had been absconding after being accused of many fraud cases.

SIRAHA, Oct 20: Bishnu Prasad Shah of Majhura village is a Qatar-based migrant worker. After hard labor for over a decade, Shah built a concrete house in his village and purchased a piece of land in Lahan. Shah is not sure whether he did right or wrong by spending all the hard-earned money to buy land and make a house, but he is happy with the limelight these possessions have given him. Both assets has enlisted him into the village's rich club and now feels that he has become a highly respected man in his locality.

A Canadian involved in a real estate business from Vancouver, British Columbia, Matt Dawes wanted a change in lifestyle about four years ago. He then got an opportunity to work with an orphanage, Mercy Mission, run by his friends in Kathmandu, which led him to the Himalayan nation.