BEIJING, June 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that political parties hold the key to development, prosperity and good governance, and they are the lead actors. They not only steer the present political course of a country but also shape its future direction, he said.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Tourist arrivals in May this year have increased by 9.6 percent compared to the figures of May 2017. According to the Department of Immigration, a total of 68,825 international tourists visited Nepal in May 2018.
KATHMANDU, June 21: After the death of Senior Neurosurgeon Upendra Devkota the name of Neuro Hospital is decided to be changed to ‘Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences’ from 'National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences before.'
KATHMANDU, June 21: Everest Bank Ltd has distributed trash cans to Shree Budhanilkantha Temple located in Kathmandu. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the bank said has that it distributed trash cans with the objective to maintain cleanliness inside the temple premises.
KATHMANDU, June 21: National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission (NNRFC) has set criteria for all three tiers of the governments for internal borrowing. This is the first time the constitutional body has advised governments on borrowing after the implementation of full-fledged federal structure started from this fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Former Sri Lanka captain and current Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is set to lead the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) that will face Nepal and Netherlands in a triangular T20 series at Lord's on July 29.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Carmen Renee Berry, a New York Times Bestselling Author, the co-founder of profitable Authors Institute (PAI), and a book writing coach conducted a workshop with writers and editors in 'Global Perspectives' on Wednesday at Annapurna Hotel, Durbar Marg.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The stock market showed a lack of direction for the first trading hour on Wednesday's trading. However, the benchmark equity index declined throughout the latter session to close over 8 points lower for the second day straight.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in infrastructure connectivity, post-disaster reconstruction, and trade and investment under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
KATHMANDU, June 21: Disputes between the local units and the federal government have come to the fore after the federal government deputed employees from the center only to the local units located at easy access areas. Local units in remote areas of the country are reportedly without necessary manpower.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.