KATHMANDU, July 6: The budget allocated district-wise for irrigation and coping with water-induced disasters in the next fiscal year has been increased disproportionately in Saptari, home district of Minister for Irrigation Umesh Yadav. He was elected from Saptari constituency no. 3 on a CPN (Maoist Centre) ticket.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Pinnacle Brands has opened two international franchise stores -- Amrapali Jewels and Planet Fashion -- on the ground floor of Civil Mall, Sundhara. Amrapali is a leading global brand with stores in USA, UK Japan and India.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The controversy over an Indian couple allegedly doctoring photos to get a certificate for successfully scaling Mt Everest has exposed real flaws in the process of issuing such certificates to climbers.