KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Airline companies have reduced the airfare along the domestic routes after facing widespread criticism that they charged hefty prices taking undue benefits amid surge in demand for Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A majority of the banks have reduced the deposit interest rates effective from October 18. Now, due to increased liquidity in the market, banks have reduced interest rates on deposits.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the authorities concerned to reduce the price of petroleum products immediately.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The British government has decreased the assistance budget it has been providing to the public health sector of South Asian countries including Nepal as well as other countries at a time when the world is facing the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has demanded that the government reduce the price of aviation fuel for the smooth operation of the domestic air service.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the price of petrol and diesel/kerosene each by Rs 10 per liter.

Reducing road fatalities

July 10, 2019 00:30 am

Road traffic fatalities and injuries can be prevented but it requires sustained commitment, effective intervention and determined actions from the government

BRUSSELS, June 16: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc’s current target for a 40% reduction.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The National Council on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management has directed all concerned government bodies to arrange necessary preparedness to reduce the disaster risks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Japan has extended financial assistance of US$ 419,859 (approximately Rs 43,824,882) to Shapla Neer, a Citizens' Committee in Japan for Overseas Support, under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme.

Kathmandu, Sept 25: The meeting of today of Legislature-Parliament has unanimously endorsed the Bill on Disaster Reduction and Management-2074 BS.

KATHMANDU, September 11: A much-awaited bill relating to the disaster risk reduction and its management was registered at the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat today, the Secretariat said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)'s plan to reduce urban poverty has reached nowhere in lack of definition of poverty and policy to implement it.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) allocates budget every year to reduce urban poverty but it has not successfully utilized the budget due to lack of standard definition and set policy.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The high degree of vulnerability among the Nepali households with increased risk for every two Nepalis that have escaped poverty from falling back below the poverty line was underscored in a study released here today.

KATHMANDU, June 25:United Nations Development Program Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh said that the disaster risk reduction was vital for achieving the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals.