A relic of prehistoric times, the Kathmandu Valley is a natural marvel that displays the architectural prowess of nature. With hills of an astonishing range from 2700 to 8700 feet on average that encircles the land within, the valley bears resemblance to a sort of majestic bowl, enlarged in size. A closer examination of the structure and its formation some ten millennia ago reveals much more about the current climate situation. But how was this skeleton formed?

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Finance Dr Yuwaraj Khatiwada has argued that the size of the newly unveiled budget-Rs 1.315 trillion-for the fiscal year 2018/19 was appropriate and balanced in view of federal structure of the country.

July 5: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are also seen in the early stages of dementia, according to a study published in theEuropean Respiratory Journal [1].

TEHRATHUM, June 29: The flood along with heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure of Upper Khorunga River Hydroelectric project worth Rs.10.5 million.

HETAUDA, June 21: Nepali Congress district presidents have suggested to the party to reorganize the party structure in line with federalism and end ‘faction politics’ in the party.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada tabled a budget of Rs 1.31 trillion in parliament Tuesday. This first full-fledged federal budget has emphasized job creation, allotted a third of the total budget for the provinces and local units.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The World Bank has estimated that the transition costs of restructuring the government in the new federal set up would be at 3-4 percent of GDP per year over the next four years.

Red Cross to have a new structure

October 14, 2017 13:16 pm

NAGARKOT, Oct 14: Nepal Red Cross Society is to restructure its statute as per the new federal structure of the country, while making humanitarian activities more effective.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The newly-formed committees in local units have failed to start their work effectively due to the completely new structure delineated under the federal system and the lack of laws and proper instruction from the central level. The newly-elected representatives have got lost in formulating the local government's budget for the upcoming fiscal year also because of inexperienced civil servants.

DANG, March 14: Balbhadra Oli, the then Pradhanpancha (head of the village council during the Panchayat era) of Purandhara village of Dang district, faced two major challenges during his terms.

New local federal structure

January 7, 2017 17:10 pm

KATHMANDU: The lowest level of the governance unit in a federal structure is regarded as one of the most important tiers of governance. As the tier is right at the grassroots its effectiveness will ensure the success of the federal structure usually adopted to replace an existing form of governance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: At a time when the commission formed to determine the number and boundaries of local units under the federal setup is about to prepare its final report, major political parties have started a process to develop consensus over holding the local polls under the existing structure of VDCs and municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: In recent excavations at Kasthamandap Temple next to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a group of researchers found the fourth saddle stone under the foundation level of the collapsed temple. The temple collapsed during the massive earthquake last year.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 8: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chair Pashupati Shamser Rana has said that the election of local bodies should be held based on the existing structure.

TILATHI (Saptari), July 28: At least six Nepalis were injured in a clash between Nepali and Indian villagers on the no man's land at Tilathi of Saptari after the Indian side attempted to divert the flow of the Khando River Thursday.

GULARIYA (Bardiya), June 28: The Bardiya Disabled Rehabilitation Center has demanded the construction of disabled-friendly structure in district-based government bodies.