KATHMANDU, June 21: Nepal received commitments for foreign assistance worth Rs 202.28 billion in the first ten months of the current fiscal year, which is 35.3 percent more than the pledged amount in the same period last year.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Nepal received a commitment of foreign assistance worth Rs 90.54 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year. Of the amount, 85.8 percent has been pledged in loan assistance.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products on Wednesday. This is the fourth price hike after KP Sharma Oli was sworn in as the country’s prime minister in Feb 2018. Now petrol is dearer by Re 1, kerosene and diesel by Rs. 3 in every liter.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has received an additional demand of Rs 239 billion from various ministries in the first quarter alone, though the ministries often fail to spend the amount allocated to them, particularly the budget for development projects endorsed by the parliament.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Rise in import bill and slow export growth coupled with stagnation in remittances have resulted in current account deficit of Rs 17.88 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year 2017/18.
NEW YORK, Oct 23: Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Protest has soared in the different districts of the Province 5 after the government filed the constitution amendment bill so as to take out all the hill districts from the province.