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Many local governments are once again caught in budget presentation delay

Kathmandu, June 27 -- Balan-Bihul Rural Municipality of Saptari district presented the budget for the current fiscal year in December 2018 which was endorsed by village assembly only on April 13 this ... Read More


Around 2,500 contractors to get last deadline extension of a year

Kathmandu, June 26 -- Around 2,500 contracts related to hundreds of ongoing development projects are expected to get a last deadline extension of one year to complete the works, failing which will res... Read More


Bitumen shortage hits blacktopping of roads across the country

Kathmandu, June 25 -- Shailung Construction, a contractor working on the widening of the Kalanki-Nagdhunga road is finding it hard to blacktop the widened part of the road at Thankot, opposite the pol... Read More


Supreme Court clears the deck for tax authority to recover unpaid taxes from controversial businessman Sumargi

Kathmandu, June 24 -- The Supreme Court on Sunday paved the way for the tax authority to collect unpaid capital gains tax from controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi for selling 75 percent of his... Read More


Government employees desert provincial and local governments

Kathmandu, June 23 -- Adjustment of government employees at three tiers of government was supposed to end prolonged staff shortages at provincial and local governments. But instead of solving the pro... Read More


In latest fake VAT bill scandal, revenue department charges 15 individuals

Kathmandu, June 22 -- In one of the largest cases related to revenue fraud, the Department of Revenue Investigation on Thursday filed a case against 15 individuals at the Kathmandu District Court on t... Read More


Tainted firm in the race to become the consultant for Dharahara reconstruction

Kathmandu, June 20 -- A company whose participation had forced the National Reconstruction Authority to cancel the entire tender process for the appointment of a consulting firm for the reconstruction... Read More


Confusion looms over local level budget due to political differences

Kathmandu, June 19 -- After presenting the budget for the current fiscal year 2018-19 just one and a half months ago, Bhagawanpur Rural Municipality Chairman Bechan Prasad Yadav is still not sure whet... Read More


Procurement monitoring office blacklist 47 firms in 11 months of current fiscal year

Kathmandu, June 18 -- Pappu Construction, a controversial construction company, was supposed to get the contract to construct a new building for the Nepal Rastra Bank in Baluwatar. But it was denied t... Read More


Government agrees to unfreeze bank accounts of transport committees that have registered as companies

Kathmandu, June 17 -- Government agencies have agreed to unfreeze bank accounts of the transport committees which have registered themselves as companies, officials said. In a broader crackdown on tr... Read More