KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Referring to the recent report of Transparency International that the corruption perception had increased significantly in Nepal in the past 12 months, a civil society group has alleged that Prime Minister K P Oli had himself obstructed anti-graft bodies of the government to probe cases of big corruption in the country.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has claimed that the earthquake-damaged cultural and religious heritages would be reconstructed within two years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The ratio of revenue mobilisation to the gross domestic product (GDP) stood at 22.33 percent during fiscal year 2019/20 following a slump in revenue collection due to COVID-19. This is less than 1.65 percent point as compared to the previous year.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The sky at most of the places of the country will remain partly to generally cloudy while some places of high-hilly and mountainous areas will experience light snowfall on Thursday due to the influence of the Westerly wind.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The perception of people who think government corruption is a big issue in Nepal has increased significantly in Nepal in the past one year, according to the report-- Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Asia-- released by Transparency International (TI) on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The National Examination Board (NEB) is conducting the board examination of grade 12 students from Tuesday amid the heightened risk of coronavirus infection. The exams will end on December 1.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal and India have jointly announced the two-day Nepal visit of Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla beginning November 26. This will be the first visit of the Indian foreign secretary to Nepal since he assumed office.
TAPLEJUNG, Nov 23: Stating that his resignation was sought as “some people were scared by the popularity of the current government”, Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the current government will not change in any circumstances. Prime Minister Oli also termed those making allegations that his government did nothing as “a bunch of jobless people seeking to bring instability in the country.”
The visit comes in the wake of Chinese government mouthpiece - Global Times - accusing forces within Nepal and beyond of provoking Nepal against China over what it said was a ‘fabricated’ border encroachment in Humla district.
POKHARA, Nov 19: Can one reach Tilicho Lake, one of the world’s highest-altitude lakes, on a bicycle? Many may not dare. But there are some adventure-lovers who have converted the dream into a rare feat.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The price of gold went down in the domestic market on Thursday. The news of the successful test of the vaccine against coronavirus in the international media had its impact on gold price as well.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The total number of people diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal has reached 215,020 as 2,103 more people tested positive for the virus during the 9,805 real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests carried out across the country in the past 24 hours.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The mercury continues to dip throughout the country including in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in Kathmandu was 5.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature so far this year. On Wednesday, the lowest temperature in the Valley was 6.0 degrees Celsius.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Rainfall is forecast in most of the places of the country in the next three days due to the influence of the Westerly wind, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology stated in its weather bulletin on Monday.
DHARAN, Nov 14: A 19-year-old COVID-19 infected new mother has died in Dharan. She died today at Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), confirmed BPKIHS’s joint-spokesperson Dr Aashish Shrestha.