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Rudra Pangeni

He is senior reporter with Republica and reports on economy, infrastructure, industry, trade, agriculture etc

Govt undecided on how to handle Sikta collapse issue

July 14, 2016 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, July 14: Though it has already been two weeks since a canal of Sikta Irrigation Project crumbled, the government neither knows the reason behind the collapse, nor is clear about its future move on the issue.

Districts getting more tourists given less budget

July 12, 2016 02:25 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rasuwa district is one of the popular destinations for foreign tourists. Based on foreign tourist footfall, the district should have been in government's priority while allocating budget for district-wise tourism infrastructure development projects. But such is not the case.

String of disasters curtail Upper Bhotekoshi's capacity

July 8, 2016 01:35 AM

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Bhotekoshi River flowed over Upper Bhotekoshi Hydropower dam following the Tuesday' flash flood in the river.

4.5 percent of Rs 23 billion irrigation budget for minister's district

July 6, 2016 01:20 AM

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.

World Bank objects to change in quake grant modality

July 1, 2016 07:14 AM

KATHMANDU, June 30: The World Bank has objected to the government’s revision of the housing grants tranches, stating that such revision is against global best practices in post disaster reconstruction and build back better principles.

Govt embracing e-Payment system from July 16

June 29, 2016 09:45 AM

KATHMANDU, June 26: Government offices in Kathmandu Valley are adopting electronic bill payment system from July 16.

Development spending on downward course

June 29, 2016 01:15 AM

KATHMANDU, June 29:Development spending is on a downward trend over the past five years, government statistics shows.

Brexit may impact Nepal's trade, tourism, aid medium-term: Experts

June 25, 2016 00:54 AM

KATHMANDU, June 25:The effects of the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union are yet to be felt in Nepal, apart from a jump in the price of gold in the local market. The yellow metal rose Rs 3,000 per tola on Friday soon after the Brexit poll results came out.

Food balance lowest in seven years

June 24, 2016 02:20 AM

KATHMANDU, June 24: Nepal will have only 30,000 tons of food grains in balance in 2016/17 - the lowest in the past seven years.

High ATF price hindering plan to increase Ktm flights: Turkish Airlines

June 23, 2016 11:00 AM

ISTANBUL, June 23: Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.

High ATF price hindering plan to increase Ktm flights: Turkish Airlines

June 23, 2016 02:45 AM

ISTANBUL, June 23:Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.