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Procurement, recruitment of teachers at Sanothimi Campus were done without following Tribhuvan University rules, Vigilance Centre says

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- Sanothimi Campus failed to abide by the Financial Management and Procurement Rule of the Tribhuvan University while procuring mobile phones, water purification machines and sport... Read More


Drinking water users' committees told to pay income tax on savings, and they are not happy

Kathmandu, Jan. 21 -- Itahari Drinking Water Users' Committee is not paying the government the tax on the amount it saves after its operating expenses. In the last fiscal year, the committee saved aro... Read More


Federal government faces a revenue deficit of Rs 90 billion in the first half

Kathmandu, Jan. 19 -- Government revenues took a tumble in the first half of fiscal 2019-20 due to reduced imports of key revenue generating items and slackened domestic economic activities. The inco... Read More


Social Welfare Council upgrading its system to become paperless

Kathmandu, Jan. 19 -- Social Welfare Council is computerising its information system to offer services. The new system will enable foreign and domestic NGOs to submit their physical and financial pro... Read More


All commercial banks to now report suspicious transactions via goAML

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- Now that the Nepal Rastra Bank has made it mandatory for commercial banks to report suspicious transactions and transactions above the governmental threshold via the goAML softwa... Read More


Corruption thriving at the local level, surveys by anti-graft body show

Kathmandu, Jan. 15 -- Two recent survey reports about the status of corruption and complaints received by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority suggest that corruption is thriving at ... Read More


Central Bureau of Statistics to include third gender option in upcoming census

Kathmandu, Jan. 13 -- Reversing the previous decision, the Central Bureau of Statistics has decided to incorporate 'third gender' option in its census questionnaire. After consulting the LGBTI (Lesbia... Read More


New policy for foreign non-governmental organisations aims to address concerns raised by India and China

Kathmandu, Jan. 12 -- In a bid to what it calls address concerns from neighbouring countries, the Social Welfare Council is drafting a policy "to discourage" international non-governmental organisatio... Read More


Finance minister claims the country is on the course of broad-based economic growth

Kathmandu, Jan. 10 -- Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada has claimed that the country's economy is moving towards broad-based growth amid concerns that growth might stumble this fiscal year due to sl... Read More


Social Welfare Council says NGOs not affiliated to it may be vulnerable to money laundering risks

Kathmandu, Jan. 9 -- The Social Welfare Council has pointed out a number of vulnerabilities in the domestic and international non-governmental organisations that receive funds from abroad and which do... Read More