KATHMANDU, Jan 1: More than half, or 52 percent, of total foreign aid in Fiscal Year 2016/17 went to Province 3. The province, which is also home to the capital city, received a total of US$ 354 million worth of foreign aid in the last fiscal year. Remaining six provinces received a combined $323 million only, or about 48 percent of the total foreign aid.
KATHMANDU, September 10: The annual report of the National Center for Children at Risk (NCCR), a government body functioning under the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) in coordination with Nepal Police, has shown that as many as 2,052 children went missing across the country in the last fiscal year or 2016/17.
DANG, June 27: While the fervor of local election announced after a hiatus of 20 years has gripped people of all communities, Kusunda, an endangered tribe, has remained untouched by it. Speaking at an interaction program organized by the Nepal Republic Media recently, Dhan Bahadur Kusunda, of Dang lamented “our tribe is already on the verge of extinction because of the negligence and ignorance of government and political parties.”