KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Army (NA) recently invited tender bids for the supply of boots for 49,000 personnel. One of the important conditions for being awarded the tender was meeting various technical specifications. The army top brass was apparently careful to ensure they could put quality boots on the ground.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has found that the purchase of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) was made without any tender calls, and there was no open competition. This was a massive breach of procurement law.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has voiced objection to the tender calls for 20 bridges on the Kathmandu-Tarai fast-track road, pointing out that these were made without preparing the detailed project report (DPR).