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Minister Mahat leaving for China to sign AIIB constitution 

KATHMANDU: Minister for Finance Dr Ram Sharan Mahat is leaving here tomorrow for Beijing, the capital of China, to sign

Donors pledge $4.4 billion for recovery of quake-hit Nepal, less…

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP): Foreign donor nations and agencies announced $4.4 billion in aid for Nepal on Thursday, covering

India, China pledge nearly $1.5 billion in Nepal quake aid

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU, (Reuters): India and China pledged nearly $1.5 billion in aid for earthquake reconstruction in impoverished Nepal

Quake-hit Nepal appeals for aid to rebuild country

By PAAVAN MATHEMA, KATHMANDU,(AFP): Nepal is to host a major meeting of donors Thursday to raise funds to rebuild the

India continues to stand with Nepal: Indian Foreign Minister

KATHMANDU:  Indian Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday. She has come here to attend the

World Bank promises loan of up to $500 million for…

WASHINGTON, (Reuters): The World Bank on Tuesday promised a loan of up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal

Nepal, India amend bilateral Treaty of Transit

KATHMANDU: India has agreed to Nepal's request for allowing the movement of vehicles imported from a third country into Nepal

‘Labour Ministry will stick to free-visa-free-ticket decision’

KATHMANDU: Minister of State for Labor and Employment, Tek Bahadur Gurung has reaffirmed that the Ministry will not backtrack from its

Capital spending not more than 50 percent: Minister Mahat 

KATHMANDU: Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that there were some challenges in budget spending though resource management

Nepal needs huge recovery effort after earthquake: World Bank

By Anil Giri, KATHMANDU, (IANS): An assessment of the impact of the devastating April 25 earthquake and major aftershocks thereafter

Nepal quake assessment shows need for major recovery efforts

KATHMANDU, (WB): An assessment of the impact of a recent earthquake and major aftershocks shows that Nepal’s recovery needs amount

Quake-ravaged Nepal needs $6,663 mn for reconstruction: Government

KATHMANDU, (IANS): The cost for reconstruction of the earthquake-ravaged Nepal is approximately $6,663.1 million, according to a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

Finance Minister Mahat hands over invitation to Indian PM

KATHMANDU: Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat has officially handed over invitation for donors' conference scheduled in Kathmandu for June 25

Nepal to Invite Prime Minister Narenrda Modi for Donor Conference…

KATHMANDU: Nepal is set to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an international donor conference here later this month to

Nepali youth bags manager of the year award in UK

Chiran Sharma, LONDON: A Bhaktapur local has won the Manager of the Year Award 2015 for the McDonalds fast food chain

Police arrest Sitaram Prasai on charge of banking fraud

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday arrested Manokamana Development Bank Executive Chairman Sitaram Prasai, on charge of banking fraud . A team

After several Indian states, now Nepal bans import and sale…

KATHMANDU: The Nepal government has decided to impose a ban on importing and selling of Indian noodle brand, Maggi, in

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial migrant sponsorship scheme

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU, (Reuters): Nepal's labor minister urged Qatar on Monday to scrap a sponsorship scheme which prevents the

China Eyes Pipeline Sale Plan :: By Michael Lelyveld

China's government appears to be planning a major restructuring of its petroleum industry that would force state-owned giants to sell

Supply of essential goods to worst-hit districts on: Ministry says

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Commerce and Supply has said the delivery of essential goods and other relief materials was continuous