GORKHA, May 3: The compensation distribution to the locals of affected area under the Budhigandaki National Pride Project has been at a snail’s pace. The project has deposited the compensation in respective bank accounts four months after the locals of affected area filed applications.
KATHMANDU, May 1: As many as 1, 692 ropanis of land of the Fewa Lake have been registered in the names of various individuals. Supreme Court on Sunday issued an interim order in the name of government to demolish illegal infrastructures built on the banks of the Fewa Lake, paving the way for the conservation of the lake.
TIKAPUR, Sept 5: Candidates vying for various posts in the local elections of Kailali district had made various promises in order to woo the voters. Each candidate presented their promises in their own way. While some talked about 'bringing Singha Durbar to the local community', others pledged to bring rights of central government to the local level.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Fearing possible uneven distribution of relief materials to the flood-affected people, the government on Monday introduced one-window policy to distribute all relief materials to the victims only through government channel.
POKHARA, August 3: It may surprise many that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals . It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Former Governor of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Yubaraj Khatiwada, has said that agro subsidies should be provided through cooperatives rather than directly handing it over to individuals.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday asked the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to respect the standing of the individuals concerned while investigating corruption charges.