KATHMANDU, Nov 4: With the end of the monsoon session of the Federal Parliament on Thursday night, the parliamentary parties and parliamentary committees have fallen silent. Even in the absence of a session, the various committees that are called ‘mini parliaments’ should be active, but the committees are not active.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The government has revoked the right of the home minister and the home secretary to make expenditure in the name of source mobilization without showing a receipt for the same.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The cost of Dharahara reconstruction is set to increase by Rs 120 million after some infrastructure structures have to be added to the Dharahara complex, which is currently under construction.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The expenditure of Nepal’s federal government is projected to grow by more than five folds in the next 20 years.

KATHMANDU, July 27: In the local elections held on May 13 this year, Rs 284 was spent per voter, according to the Election Commission (EC). The cost is less than that borne in the local level election of 2017. The expenses for elections seem to have been slightly lesser as they were held in one phase instead of two or three phases.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed the ceiling for an election campaign expenses by a candidate for the upcoming local elections at a maximum of Rs 750,000.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The government has spent 480 million rupees to decorate the main administrative building, the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Of the 753 local bodies, 153 have not yet submitted the COVID-19 expenditure details, including the fund received from the federal government, provincial government and their allocation, to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA).

MADRID, Aug 13: Real Madrid have spent more than 300 million euros on new recruits but they head into the new La Liga season clouded by uncertainty and with pressure already building on coach Zinedine Zidane after a worrying warm-up campaign.

What are we teaching?

August 8, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal has been spending a lot of money for public education. In fiscal year 2017/18, the country allocated Rs 126 billion.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Government spending in development projects has sharply fallen in the recent days, the government statistics shows.

BANEPA, April 1: The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has warned most of the local units of Kavre district not to offer more pay and perks to the elected representatives and government officials than what has been determined by the law.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has spoken outright lies publicly about the expenses of foreign junkets.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: On the call of District Administration Office (DAO) Kathmandu to submit their compulsory liability details, six transport committees have claimed expenses worth around Rs 66 million.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The white paper which Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada unveiled on March 30 painted a grim picture of the country’s economy showing various instances of gross violations of financial discipline and fiscal rules and regulations by the previous government.

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.

CHITWAN, Jan 25: Nine hundred and thirty out of 2,236 candidates who contested the local level elections in Chitwan district have still not submitted the details of their election expenses, nine months into the elections.

Yubaraj Khatiwada, former governor of Nepal Rastra Bank and former vice-chairman of National Planning Commission, was involved in drafting election manifesto of the Left Alliance. He is also thought of as a key architect of economic policies to be adopted by the upcoming government. What does the left governance have in store vis-à-vis Nepal’s economy and its economic relation with foreign donors? Mahabir Paudyal and Sagar Ghimire met the veteran economist to discuss a range of economic issues.

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 3: Even weeks after the successful conclusion of the recent provincial and parliamentary elections, candidates from Taplejung district are yet to submit the reports of their election-related expenditures to the Election Commission (EC).

MYAGDI,Dec 26: Chairman of Raghuganga Rural Municipality in Myagdi Bhaba Bahadur Bhandari has invested his personal budget for the construction of two kilometers long rural road from Phooldanda to Aul in Raghuganga.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Just ahead of the 2013 Constituent Assembly elections, the then UCPN (Maoist) proposed that its leader Khim Lal Devkota  contest  from Kaski-4. While offering  him the ticket, the party   set the condition that he should invest at least Rs 10 million in the campaign.

HUMLA, July 12: Young children carrying timber on their backs from Dadafya to Simkot, the district headquarters of Humla, have become a common sight. The children have been carrying heavy loads on a daily basis in order to manage money to pay their school expenses. It is not their will, but compulsion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs) will be now required to spend at least 3 percent of their total staff expenses on their training and capacity development.

UDAYPUR, Jan 8: The government will be providing the expenses for the treatment of the passengers injured in the Friday's Bolero jeep accident at Ganhunbari of Hardeni – 3, Udayapur along the Siddhicharan highway.

Of overhead costs and underhand expenses

December 30, 2016 01:21 am

In an industry where success of a project or campaign is more often than not measured by its expenditure, the ability to spend money allied with the ability to engineer good reports remains crucial.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: It has come to light that the government has distributed a total of Rs 10 million to 44 persons as medical expenses.

JAJARKOT, June 27: A 12-year-old boy who sustained serious injuries to head after falling from a tree five days ago has been deprived of proper medical treatment due to lack of money.