To go or not to

March 23, 2019 00:25 am

Last week a scandal erupted in the US involving some wealthy, predominantly white American families buying, some illicitly and others in legally but ethically dubious ways, their children’s tickets to some of the best universities in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Some of the individuals whose names appeared in a list of Nepalis with investments abroad have taken exception to allegations made against them.

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar 13: Sagoon, the social commerce platform enabling its users to Connect, Share, and Earn, has announced that it has entered into an agreement for a $5 million investment from HT Overseas Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HT Media Limited, one of India’s oldest and largest media companies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has shortlisted Nepal in their support to maximize developing cricket nations. In a meeting conducted on Jan 09th & 10th at Sydney Cricket Ground, MCC shortlisted Nepal, Test nation Zimbabwe and European emerging team Germany.

US President Donald Trump visits five nations to build support for tougher sanctions against North Korea and talk about economics and trade.

KATHMANDU, September 10:  Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is found to have spent Rs 5 million on overseas trips for some one and half dozen of its staff over a period of one month.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The government has directed the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) not to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has come under criticism after it decided to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training. Awale is currently undergoing trial for allegedly smuggling undeclared US currency from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, JULY 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's call to stop foreign junkets by government officials  has done little to discourage civil servants from travelling abroad. On July 13, Deuba had instructed newly-appointed Chief Secretary Rajendra Kishor Kshetri to bar overseas trips by top bureaucrats and other officials for attending programs other than those concerning bilateral relations with foreign countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22:  Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has signed an agreement with Overseas Remit Pvt Ltd to facilitate remittance transfer.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

KATHMANDU, June 30:Jewelers have opposed a government decision to bar overseas returnees from bringing raw gold into the country.