Nepal | August 05, 2015

Allocation for off-budget programmes jumps to 24.67 per cent this fiscal

Source: Ministry of Finance

Fund allocation made by development partners for off-budget programmes jumped by 24.67 per cent in current fiscal, indicating more foreign financial resources would not find their way into the government’s treasury before they are spent by bilateral and multilateral donor agencies...

Kathmandu

Raped minor dies in Bir Hospital

Women Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) today demanded action against the culprit who raped a 14-year old girl in Lahan, Siraha, and forcefully fed her harpic (toilet cleaner) so that she would not be able reveal the incident to anyone...

Nepal

CJ Shrestha stresses on prompt justice to people

Newly-appointed Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha poses for a photo during his first day at Supreme Court on Wednesday in Kathmandu. Photo: Kumar Shrestha/RSS

Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha stressed on delivering prompt judicial service to the service-seekers. ...

World

South Korea replaces health minister criticised over MERS outbreak

File- Women wearing masks to prevent contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) walk at Myeongdong shopping district in central Seoul, South Korea, July 9, 2015.  Photo: Reuters

outh Korean President Park Geun-hye removed her minister of health on Tuesday after criticism over the handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) which killed 36 people as it spread through hospitals....

Opinion

  • Sharing the spoils

    The distribution of the spoils among the political parties has contributed largely to making service delivery to the people in all areas inefficient a...

  • Appellate Court upholds Sobhraj conviction

    The Patan Appellate Court today upheld the conviction of Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj for the murder of an American in 1975. On August 12 last year, the K...

  • Income distribution: Encouraging work

    Some policies are economically illiterate, for they cause avoidable inefficiency. Others are heartless, for they cause avoidable human suffering. Few ...

  • Sharing the spoils

    The distribution of the spoils among the political parties has contributed largely to making service delivery to the people in all areas inefficient a...

  • Appellate Court upholds Sobhraj conviction

    The Patan Appellate Court today upheld the conviction of Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj for the murder of an American in 1975. On August 12 last year, the K...

  • Income distribution: Encouraging work

    Some policies are economically illiterate, for they cause avoidable inefficiency. Others are heartless, for they cause avoidable human suffering. Few ...

Business

Change in plan for new taxi registration

The government has come up with a fresh plan to operate new taxis in the Kathmandu Valley by also involving new entrepreneurs and those who want to be self-employed...

  • Irish manufacturing

    Irish manufacturing sector growth rebounded from a 16-month low in July as weak euro boosted exports...

  • BMW outlook murky

    BMW said on Tuesday that weaker demand from China could weigh on its full-year earnings...

  • Toyota profit up

    Toyota on Tuesday said quarterly net profit jumped 10 per cent from a year earlier and raised its fi...

  • DoJ probes trades

    The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is investigating trades worth billions of dollars that Deutsche B...

  • MAT hearing deferred

    The Supreme Court postponed a hearing on whether the controversial minimum alternate tax (MAT) can b...

  • Govt to table TRIPS amending protocol in Parliament

    After the Cabinet approved the proposal of protocol to amend the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectu...

  • Qatar Airways brings

    Qatar Airways has announced a seven-day promotional sale in Nepal, reinforcing its commitment to its...

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