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Tatopani trading point comes into operation

Kathmandu, 30 May: Tatopani trading point, which was closed following the Gorkha earthquake on April 25, 2015, has come into operation after four years. Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav, Vice-Minister for Commerce of China, and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, jointly inaugurated the check point …

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Ambitious and populist budget

Kathmandu, 30 May: The budget presented by Finance Minister Yubraj Khatiwada for next fiscal year 2019/20 effective from 16 June is populist and ambitious. The total size of the budget for next fiscal year presented Wednesday afternoon at the joint session of the federal parliament has been recorded at Rs …

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Biplav makes strong presence in Kathmandu with several blasts

By Our Reporter Netra Bikram Chand Biplav, whose party was banned by the two-thirds majority government led by KP Sharma Oli, had suddenly shown its strength by exploding several bombs in Kathmandu and Patan on Sunday evening and imposing a general strike across the country. Four cadres of the group …

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TIA international hub of criminals, smugglers

By Our Reporter There are above three dozen government agencies deployed at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Are they doing their duty properly or are they all in a money making spree? Last week, nearly 80 million worth fake Indian currency was recovered by the Nepal Customs Office and the Police …

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PM Oli’s junket to European countries

By Our Reporter How much the country benefited from Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s recent visit to Vietnam and Cambodia, we don’t know. However, President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s recent China visit was a milestone and a historical breakthrough as India locked Nepal got access to the Chinese sea-ports to trade …

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NC constitutes shadow cabinet

By Our Reporter NC has constituted its shadow government. NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba who had earned bad name for forming the largest council of ministers in the past has not given up his habit even while forming the shadow government. The newly formed shadow government has 58 members, bigger …

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90 houses inundated when India released Koshi water

By Our Reporter Nepali settlement of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municiplaity in Saptari has inundated after the Indian side chnaged the course of the Koshi without informing Nepali officials. Gobargadha in ward no 13 of the municipality got inundated after the Indian side relaesed water on Friday. India built a pilot channel …

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Over 600 scale Mt Everest

By Our Reporter This spring over 600 climbers reached atop Mt. Everest, the highest peak of the world. Nepal’s Kami Rita Sherpa became the first mountaineer to conquer the highest peak for 24 times. Moreover, he reached atop the highest peak twice in a period of six days and breached …

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Alarming arrears promote corruption, balance of payment in deficit

By Sharachchandra Bhandaray Kathmandu, 28 May: The arrears continue to rise as various ministries and government agencies fail to clear their arrears on time promoting corrupt practices. Arrears amount worth Rs. 377.48 billion is yet to be cleared from the previous fiscal year and the trend accelerating unabated. According to …

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Biplav terror in the nation

By Our Reporter After a series of explosions of home made pressure-cooker bombs Sunday afternoon, the capital city has been terrorized. Monday witnessed a thin movement of vehicles and people in the Valley. The explosion of the bombs claimed one life in Ghattekulo, just 300 meters from the government’s main …

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