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 .
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, 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.
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.
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.