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"Democracy and Journalism Award" to Ajaya Babu Siwakoti

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The chief editor of Hamrakura online news portal Ajaya Babu Siwakoti is to be awarded with this year's "Loktantra ra Patrakarita Puraskar" (Democracy and Journalism Award). Accor... Read More


Govt presents a budget of Rs 1,474 billion for fiscal year 2020/21 (with full document)

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The government has presented an annual budget of Rs 1,474 billion for fiscal year 2020/2021. The amount is Rs 58 billion less than the budget presented in the last fiscal year. ... Read More


Major programs introduced by the government through the new budget (with full document)

Nepal, May 28 -- Major programs introduced by the government through the new budget The budget has four main objectives: 1. Health service expansion 2. Reviving the supply chain disrupted by the pa... Read More


Will the budget be a sharp departure from the previous ones?

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The government is unveiling its budget for the next fiscal year 2020/21 later today. Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada is scheduled to present the budget -- the estimates of... Read More


Govt presents a budget of Rs 1,474 billion for fiscal year 2020/21

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The government has presented an annual budget of Rs 1,474 billion for fiscal year 2020/2021. The amount is Rs 58 billion less than the budget presented in the last fiscal year. ... Read More


Constituency development fund given continuity despite widespread criticism

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- Despite criticism from various quarters, the government has given continuity to the Local Infrastructure Development Program (LIDP), previously known as the Constituency Developme... Read More


Budget to promote green energy

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- A total of 1,300 MW of electricity will be added to the national grid, says the government budget for fiscal year 2020/21. Presenting the budget, Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiw... Read More


Rs 5.02b allocated for displacing improvised cable crossings

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- Aiming at displacing tuins (improvised cable crossings) from the country, the government has allocated a total of Rs 5.02 billion for the construction of suspension bridges across... Read More


"Kathmandu-Tarai fast track to be completed in three years"

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The government has aimed at completing the construction of the Kathmandu-Terai Fast Track Road Project in the next three years. Unveiling the federal budget for the next fiscal y... Read More


Budget for sports decreased by Rs 1.6b

KATHMANDU, May 28 -- The government has decreased the budget for the sports sector by Rs 1.63 billion for the next fiscal year. In the annual budget for fiscal year 2020/2021, the government has allo... Read More