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Millions of rupees behind transport fare hike

Kathmandu, 15 June: Transport entrepreneurs have learnt to have spent millions of rupees to hike transportation fare. Under the influence of the transport entrepreneurs, the Transportation Management Department on Thursday had announced increment of transportation fare by 20 percent. Earlier, during the Dasain festival, the government had increased 10 percent …

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Raxaul-Kathmandu railway surveyed

Kathmandu, 14 June:India has sent Nepal a report of a preliminary engineering and traffic survey for the proposed Raxaul-Kathmandu railway project. According to Department of Railways,the report has been submitted to the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The report was prepared by Konkan Railway …

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Penalize Pappu Construction: Committee

Kathmandu, 14 June:The Development and Technology Committee of the federal parliament has asked sought action against Pappu Construction for its role in the delay of the construction of a bridge in Kathmandu. The committee said it was forced to recommend against the controversial construction company after it continued to work …

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Nepal-China military cooperation

Kathmandu, 14 June: In a bid to further cement military relations with China, Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa will be leaving for the northern neighbour  on July 16. This will be his first visit to the northern neighbour since he assumed the post of army chief. According to …

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Nepal actively participates in Berlin Carnival

Kathmandu, 14 June: Nepal took part in the Carnival of the Cultures known as Berlin Carnival – a street festival – with a procession of Nepali dance performances, music and cultural arts and decoration recently. The five-hour long procession was held in the centre of Berlin city with almost a …

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Corrupt 28 officials booked

Kathmandu, 14 June : The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed cases against 28 officials at the Land and Revenue Office in Banke district. The CIAA filed a case at a special court accusing the officials of transferring government land to private ownership. The officials have been …

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Dahal’s ambassaforial fate…

Kathmandu, 14 June: According to Annapurna Post daily,Government decision to recommend Mahesh Raj Dahal as the new ambassador to Australia has come under scrutiny as Dahal’s wife is a permanent resident of the United States of America. People’s News Monitoring Service

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USA and UK come together to assist Nepal

Kathmandu, 14 June: Amid concerns from various quarters that there was duplication in the work of donor agencies, the USA and the UK have joined hands to combat human trafficking in Nepal. With a partnership document signed on Thursday, the development agencies of the two countries will work together to …

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Gurkha demand gets least priority

Kathmandu, 14 June: Nepal and the United Kingdom have agreed to continue discussion on Gurkha matters, while recognizing Gurkhas as a vital link in strengthening the bilateral relationship.  In a joint communiqué issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of …

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SC paves way to PSC

Kathmandu, 14 June: The Supreme Court has opened the door for the Public Service Commission (PSC) to take written examinations for various positions (open and inclusive categories) for the local level governments. A single bench of Justice Pursottam Bhandari denied issuing an order to stop the PSC from taking examinations …

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