Nepal | April 23, 2019

The fallacy of false precision

Precisely Rs 9,246,390,000,000, or approximately Rs 9.3 trillion. That’s the amount the country needs to invest in the next five years to attain average economic growth of 9.6 per cent per annum, according to the National Planning Commission’s five-year plan, which will be rolled out in the next fiscal....


429 firearms surrendered

In response to a 35-day deadline served by the government to the public to surrender illegal firearms, Nepal Police on Sunday said it had received 429 weapons, both small and large, from across the country....


Centre has not internalised federalism, says CM Poudel

Province 3 Chief Minister Dormani Poudel on Sunday accused the central government of failing to internalise federalism in the real sense....


Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

Sri Lanka's president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the possibility of an attack by the radical Muslim group blamed for the bloodshed....



International organic experts’ meet in May

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) is planning to organise International Organic Experts’ Conference next month....



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