Nepal | May 30, 2020

189 new cases take Nepal’s COVID-19 tally to 1,401

The Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday reported 189 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally to 1,401....

Kathmandu

NC points out flaws in fiscal budget

The main opposition Nepali Congress on Friday consulted former finance minister Ram Sharan Mahat, economist Swarnim Wagle and former vice-chairpersons of National Planning Commission Jagadish Chandra Pokharel and Govinda Pokharel on the fiscal budget presented by the government in the Parliament....

Nepal

NHRC concerned about death of rape victim

The National Human Rights Commission has drawn its attention to rape and subsequent mysterious death of a 13-yearold girl in Devdaha Municipality-11, Rupandehi....

World

Trump WHO funding cut prompts criticism as virus spreads

President Donald Trump's announcement he was cutting US funding for the World Health Organization prompted criticism Saturday, as spiking infection rates in India and elsewhere served as a reminder the global pandemic is far from contained....

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Business

Budget size reduced by 3.8pc to Rs 1.47 trillion

Amid uncertainties due to the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada on Thursday unveiled a federal budget of Rs 1.475 trillion for fiscal 2020-21 at the joint session of the House of Representatives and National Assembly....

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