KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Finance, Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, has said that the grant provided to earthquake victims for reconstruction of private houses should be spent in a transparent manner as the grant was provided after taking loan from donors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nomination of candidature for the third round local level elections is in progress at all the 136 local levels of eight districts in Province No

KATHMANDU, June 28: Voting is taking place under the second phase local level election in Province Nos. 1, 5 and 7 in a peaceful and enthusiastic manner.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A day after the brutal killing of a cadre of main opposition CPN-UML in Dolakha district, leaders of the major political parties have committed to carry the run-up to the local elections and Sunday's voting in a peaceful manner.  Several cases of clashes and firing have been reported in Rukum, Gorkha and Dolakha among other districts with the elections just around the corner.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Citizen's Campaign for Clean Election (CCCE) has urged the government and Election Commission (EC) to ensure full security, particularly in the country's southern plains, claiming that the security situation is not satisfactory in the region for the candidates as well as voters.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has instructed commercial banks to disburse at least two percent of their total loans to the deprived sector directly by themselves.