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KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Chiranjivi Nepal has urged media persons to be aware of the negative implications of the information communication technology as the dissemination of false information through social media platforms has posed a great challenge to the entire society in recent times.

SAN JUAN, July 25: People danced on the streets of San Juan’s old city on Wednesday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced he would quit over offensive chat messages that sparked massive protests on the Caribbean island.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepal Rastra Bank unveiled Monetary Policy for the Fiscal Year 2019/20 on Wednesday that has paved the way for the establishment of branches of Nepali financial institutions in foreign countries.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepal Rastra Bank Governor Chiranjivi Nepal is currently unveiling the monetary policy at a televised press conference from Hotel Radisson in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Former governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, Tilak Rawal, has posted bail of Rs 1 million as demanded by the Special Court to evade arrest.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a graft case against the former governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Dr Tilak Rawal at Special Court for his alleged involvement in corruption while printing polymer notes of Rs 10.

MUMBAI, Dec 10: Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel resigned for “personal reasons” on Monday, decision analysts linked to intense pressure on the central bank from the government to ease regulatory curbs.

LATAKIA,, July 22: Syria's northwestern region of Latakia has already accepted around one million refugees from other Syrian provinces and foreign countries, Latakia's Governor Ibrahim Khodr Salem said.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal has said that the NRB was committed to ensurE the security of public deposits in Banks and financial institutions.

RUSSIA, April 1: Aman Tuleyev, the longtime governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region where a huge shopping mall fire killed at least 64 people last weekend, has resigned.

BUTWAL, March 5: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor, Chiranjivi Nepal, has called for proper utilization of bank loans taken by the general public and entrepreneurs.

WELLINGTON, Feb 28: The governor of the central Papua New Guinea region hit by an earthquake this week says at least 15 people were killed and the toll may rise.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Ministry of Finance released Rs 3.29 billion for the recurrent expenditures of the provincial assembly secretariats, provincial ministries and the offices of the provincial governors  Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have forwarded separate names for the post of governor of Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Visiting District Governor of District 4-C3 Lions Clubs of California, Berkely, Rajen Thapa, has announced to bring in a number of programs in health and education sector to address the needs of poor and needy people in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Government has been recommended apolitical figure to be appointed as Governor of provinces.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has cautioned microfinance institutions that the growing unhealthy competition was becoming a challenge for the financial sector of the country.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Dr. Chiranjibi Nepal has stressed on the need of enhancing the efficiency and transparency of banks and financial institutions.

POKHARA, June 17: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that commercial banks won't go to local units unless necessary infrastructure is set up there.

JAKARTA, May 9: Jakarta's Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Dr Chiranjivi Nepal has claimed that the budget for the fiscal year 2017/018 would be historic.

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 19:  Afghan officials say 14 Taliban fighters, including the shadow governor of the northern Baghlan province, have been killed in heavy fighting with Afghan forces.

CALIFORNIA, April 8: Thirsty California lawns faded to brown from a lack of water in four extraordinarily dry years have revived to bright green in neighborhoods across the state.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal Prosperity Institute organized a ‘Students with Governor’ interaction at the Laboratory School, Kathmandu, on Friday, it said. According to the organizers, the event was organized to celebrate ‘Global Money Week 2017’ in Nepal with the aim of familiarizing young people with financial literacy.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has cautioned microfinance institutions (MFIs) about growing anomalies in the sector and against deviating from their service motive of providing financial and banking services in the rural areas at a very low cost.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules are not a choice but a requirement for banks' own profitability and sustainability, according to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjivi Nepal

DHANKUTA, Jan 7: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal has urged the banks and financial institutes (BFIs) to refrain from intimidating the public and work in the spirit of service.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal Rastra Bank Governor Chiranjibi Nepal said Tuesday that India has responded positively to Nepal’s request about resolving the problem faced by people in Nepal with demonetized Indian currency notes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Finance Committee of the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday held a discussion with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Chiranjibi Nepal on the latest issues that cropped up after the Indian government banned INR 500 and 1000 bank notes.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun 'Pasang', who is on an official visit to China, was paid a courtesy call Saturday by Governor of Yunnan Provincial People's Government, Chen Hao. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged their views on cooperation between Nepal and the Yunnan Province of China, the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing said in a press release.