BAGLUNG, June 27: The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve has collected revenue worth over Rs 4.6 million in the current fiscal year. According to the reserve office, it earned millions of rupees in permits granted to foreigners for hunting at various blocks of the reserve.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The government’s preparations to bar professionals other than civil servants from competing for the post of joint-secretary has been criticized from various quarters.

CHITWAN, Jun 4: Breaking a rocky terrain to construct road is an uphill task.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has expressed the belief that the country could achieve economic prosperity as well as maintain good governance and rule of law if all problems are resolved through parliament.

MANANG, Feb 28: At a time when hundreds of Nepali youths are leaving the country for foreign employment on a daily basis, 32-year-old Kanchha Gurung of Nesyang Rural Municipality-6 of the district finds his future in yak farming.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has started giving information on house permit to the service seekers through Short Message Service (SMS).

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The government and major political parties have been suggested to find out an outlet to the current political and constitutional deadlock by establishing a good culture on the basis of rule and procedures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Newly elected House of Representatives member Resham Chaudhri will not receive his victory certificate through his attorney. The Supreme Court has decided not to provide his proxy his election victory certificate.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Nepali Congress leader and former DPM Prakash Man Singh has said the national assembly should be constituted through single transferable voting system (STVS).

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KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Siddharth art gallery in collaboration with four organizations -- Maiti Nepal, Rakshya Nepal, Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN) and Circus Kathmandu has organized a photo exhibition called ‘The true story mural project Exhibition’ at the Gallery’s premises in Baber Mahal.  Sponsored by UN Women and ZONTA International, the exhibit was jointly inaugurated by Wenny Kusuma, country representative of UN Women and Anuradha Koirala, founder and executive director of Maiti Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Police have arrested three people on the charge of swindling people by creating fake Facebook accounts impersonating as Britishers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Internet connection through China is likely to come into operation by mid-October as the countries are in a testing phase after the completion of laying of optical fibers in Nepal and China.

KATHMANDU, July 17: After the completion of the first and second phase of local elections except in Province No 2, across the country, these bodies are running through temporary laws.

JHAPA, July 4: Menuka Kafle of CPN-UML has been elected as the chairperson of Kamal Rural Municipality of Jhapa district by lucky-draw.

GORKHA, June 26: With the advancement of social media technology, it has been easier to carry out social activities. It has not only united people but also brought them together for social work.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Former Governor of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Yubaraj Khatiwada, has said that agro subsidies should be provided through cooperatives rather than directly handing it over to individuals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Ministry of Energy has fixed the rate of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the hydropower projects based on reservoirs and run-off-the-rivers (RoR).

POKHARA, Dec 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has asserted that constitution implementation would be possible only through the national unity among the political parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The main opposition party CPN-UML has concluded that conspiracies are hatched to push the country into a perpetual imbroglio and instability through the constitution amendment bill.

HETAUDA (Makawanpur), Nov 17: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel today said NC would take initiative to give a way out of Tarai issue through constitution amendment.

BAITADI, Oct 29: Narendra Bahadur Chand, a permanent resident of Hatairaj-2, Gurkelika, who had left for India in search of work at an early age of 15 years, has come into contact with his family members through social network after a gap of 30 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Leader of the CPN-UML, Yuvaraj Gyawali has said that his party is very serious for the constitution implementation and it is not an ideal time for the constitution amendment.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Kathmandu Valley will be face-lifted through the implementation of the ‘Prime Minister Valley Action Plan’.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Officials of Nepal and India are meeting in the capital on Friday to discuss measures for bringing India's Visakhapatnam port into full-fledged operation for Nepal's third country trade.

BIRGUNJ, July 27: Import of major commodities through Birgunj customs fell drastically in Fiscal Year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, July 16: A member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has criticized a recent TRC decision to assign the chief district officers (CDOs) to receive conflict-era complaints from victims citing confidentiality and security concerns.

Difficulty for operation of remittance companies there blamed KATHMANDU, June 11: With remittance companies finding it difficult to expand their operation, Nepali living in the countries like Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and Israel are using Hundi system to send their hard-earned money back home. According to stakeholders, the difficult process for remittance companies to expand presence in these countries where a large number of Nepali are currently living and working to start their operation is helping to flourish informal remitting system like Hundi.  Lack of domestic companies in the destination countries, particularly South Korea and Israel, leaves Nepalis there with no option but to use Hundi system.