Nepal | November 15, 2019

Govt revises economic growth target down to 7.01 per cent

Though the government had anticipated economic growth of 8.5 per cent in fiscal 2019-20, the Ministry of Finance has lowered the economic growth projection based on the budget implementation trend of the first three months of the fiscal....

Kathmandu

Children of daily wage earners face abuse

A child writes with chalk on a wall to celebrate Shreepanchami festival at Saraswati temple in Kathmandu, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Children of daily wage earners have been suffering mental and other types of problems, states a report based on a study conducted on 103 children of daily wage earners, who were located at eight child care homes following their rescue....

Nepal

Reflector stickers pasted to avert accidents

Traffic police have started pasting reflector (retro) stickers along the Nepalgunj-Kohalpur road to minimise road accidents in Banke....

World

Hong Kong police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

Residents endured a fourth day of traffic snarls and mass transit disruptions as protesters closed some main roads and rail networks....

Opinion

  • Bliss of freedom

    We keep celebrating International Women’s Day, and our heads are held high with pride. But the question is, are our women really free? Most of them ...

  • Editorial: Protect victims

    Although relocation of the vulnerable with changed identity has been suggested, is this feasible in a small country like ours?...

  • Opinion: Science education, make it job-oriented

    Science and technology has not been the first choice of students in Nepal due to limited employment opportunities. The curriculum in Nepal’s univers...

  • Bliss of freedom

    We keep celebrating International Women’s Day, and our heads are held high with pride. But the question is, are our women really free? Most of them ...

  • Editorial: Protect victims

    Although relocation of the vulnerable with changed identity has been suggested, is this feasible in a small country like ours?...

  • Opinion: Science education, make it job-oriented

    Science and technology has not been the first choice of students in Nepal due to limited employment opportunities. The curriculum in Nepal’s univers...

Business

Govt scraps construction agreement with Pappu

The government has scrapped the construction agreement with Pappu Construction — a company with a poor track record — for the 85-metre-long Bagmati Arch Bridge in Tinkune, stating that the firm has been unable to meet the set criteria....

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