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Three arrested for raping a teenager

KAVRE, March 23 -- Police have arrested three persons on the charge of raping a teenager at Mandan Deupur municipality-7. They were among the four persons who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl at the... Read More


Nepal U-19 loses to Andhra Pradesh in second practice match

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Nepal U19 national cricket team has succumbed to 72-run defeat against the Andhra Pradesh U-19 state cricket team in the second practice match of the preparation tour held in An... Read More


Oman defeats Nepal U-23 team in opening clash

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Nepal U-23 football team has suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Oman in its first Group A match of the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification in Qatar on Friday. At the sp... Read More


Stakeholders see public finance management challenge for fiscal federalism

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Stakeholders have underlined the need for effective public finance management (PFM) by ensuring transparency, putting in place better reporting standards, and strengthening inst... Read More


No going back on republic, federalism: Shekhar Koirala

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- At a time when a section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders are voicing in favor of a referendum on federalism and republic, Dr Shekhar Koirala, a key leader of the party, has said... Read More


CIAA sues tax officer over Rs 18.2 million in unexplained wealth

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case against tax officer Man Prasad BK on the charge of amassing Rs. 18.2 million in u... Read More


College building built with Indian aid inaugurated

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- The Indian government has provided financial assistance to build a public college in Ramechhap district. A new college building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus, Bamti Bh... Read More


Low budget spending disappoints expectations under federalism

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Disappointing voters who expected rapid and meaningful development following the restructuring of the country, the provincial governments have spent only a minimum amount from t... Read More


Will medical colleges return illegal fees?

KATHMANDU, March 22 -- Private medical colleges under the Tribhuvan University have agreed to return within a month fees that were charged illegally. An agreement was reached between the university an... Read More


NRB lenient with BFIs not meeting priority sector lending requirements

KATHMANDU, March 22 -- Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has shown flexibility in taking action against bank and financial institutions (BFIs) that are not floating loans to priority sectors as required by its ... Read More