Government spent record Rs 33b Sunday

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- Despite lofty promises of reining in financial indiscipline and announcement of reforms in project execution, the government made biggest ever single-day payment on Sunday. This ... Read More

Balance of payment, current account continue to turn deficit

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- The balance of payment (BoP) position of the country has slightly improved in the eleventh month of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18, but still remains on the negative side. Accor... Read More

Province 7 awaits tourism promotion

DHANGADHI, July 17 -- Though rich in places of tourist attraction, Province 7 is yet to take benefit from tourism. The province is home to numerous tourist attractions such as Khaptad National Park,... Read More

Nepal Stock Exchange ends fiscal year on a high

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed a slightly volatile trading day as the index fluctuated between positive and negative territories for most of the session. Ho... Read More

Under new rule, envoys need to take oath from PM

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- The government has made it mandatory for the ambassadors to take oath of office and secrecy from the executive head before taking up diplomatic assignments abroad. A new policy ... Read More

18 district offices become non-functional

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- Eighteen district offices will become non-functional and their authorities will be transferred to local levels starting today, according to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Ge... Read More


MOSCOW, July 17 -- Since 2010, Paul, the octopus, set the bar high for all clairvoyant creatures that predict winners of World Cup games. Octopus 'Rabio' became a household name this time, after it pr... Read More


MOSCOW, July 17 -- Harry Kane, who has long been considered the talisman of his boyhood club Tottenham Hotspur, found himself in a familiar plight this summer. England couldn't quite go the distance b... Read More


MOSCOW, July 17 -- It's completely pointless to analyse the past, we made the decisions we made but I am not going to lay blame at the feet of other people. I took on this role out of a sense of respo... Read More


MOSCOW, July 17 -- Croatia's fairytale run warmed hearts but it was an arduous journey for the newlyformed nation. All their knockout games went to extra-time, with the first two getting decided on pe... Read More