KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepal’s balance of payments (BoP) stood at a surplus of Rs 147.11 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year, mainly due to the soaring remittance inflows and decline in import expenses.

KHOTANG, July 14: There are many cases where the officials of various consumers committee have been caught embezzling millions of rupees meant for development projects. Such irregularities have given a bad name to the consumers' committees.

MAHOTTARI, July 11:Local Development Officer (LDO) Yuwak Raj Paudel of Mahottari District Coordination Committee (DCC) has not attended his office since a week. Although in other days, service seekers and politicians used to fill his office, currently his office desk has gathered dust and the chair always remains empty.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The government's treasury surplus has hit Rs 221 billion mainly due to its failure to spend.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Private sector has suggested that the government and the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) directly funnel cash lying idle in the government coffer into the banking channel.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) recorded record high turnover of Rs 1.96 billion on Sunday as the bullish stock market continued to benefit from excess liquidity in banking system. Average daily turnover of the stock market was around Rs 350 million last year.