The petrol pump stations which thousands of bikers and motorists visit and which should be placed in locations safe for both operators as well as the visitors remain mostly in too risky areas. It is so within the Kathmandu Valley and towns and cities outside the valley, which is why the government authorities must immediately direct them to enhance their safety measures, relocate them and if the operators stand defiant even shut them down.
KATHMANDU, May 28: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has assisted Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central monetary authority of Nepal, in developing the country’s first Environmental and Social Risk Management (ESRM) guidelines for the financial sector.
CHITWAN, May 20: Preliminary investigation by a team of five from the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division found that bird flu had not been transmitted to humans yet in Sutarni of Khairbani municipality-9 of east Chitwan.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has instructed bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to classify their risks into seven categories as part of their risk management efforts, and has laid down provisions that they should follow to prevent the risks that are taking toll on the institutions.
Most of us believe that taking risk is quite ridiculous. To take risk is a dangerous task as it may or may not help to perform better or accomplish any work. But risk can be extended, not literally but in our imagination.
BRASILIA, August 3: With his job on the line, President Michel Temer eked out a victory in a congressional vote over a bribery charge against him that has fueled angst and anger across Latin America’s largest nation.
DUBAI, April 16: A young Saudi woman's plea for help after she was stopped in an airport in the Philippines en route to Australia where she planned to seek asylum has triggered a firestorm on social media and drawn attention to the plight of female runaways.
DHANGADHI, April 14: National skipper Paras Khadka-led Dhangadhi team Chauraha is on the verge of crashing out of Dhangadhi Premier League T20 Cricket Tournament, while Rupandehi Challengers, headed by veteran Shakti Gauchan, entered play-off as the latter recorded three wins from as many matches. The former is yet to taste a victory despite playing equal number of matches.
DHANGADHI, April 13: National team skipper Paras Khadka-led Dhangadhi Team Chauraha faced its second consecutive defeat in the ongoing Dhangadhi Premier League T20 Cricket Tournament on Friday as it lost to Kanchanpur Iconic by 11 runs.
As Barack Obama began preparing to leave office, the first smartphone-toting US president ordered his team to upgrade the White House’s aging technology for his successor. New computers were purchased and faster internet was installed.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Bankers have said that bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are eager to provide credit to any small and medium enterprises (SMEs) if there is reasonable return and risk in their investment.