Archive: November, 2011

Why big names found no place in commission?

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The much-talked-about and much-awaited State Restructuring Commission finally came into existence on Tuesday but established names could not find any place in it.

Although the political parties had discussed established names like …

Minister Pun also opts for Mustang Max

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Finance Minister Barsaman Pun has also shown interest in using the Nepal-assembled four-wheeler, Mustang Max.

"I have already ordered a Mustang Max for myself," confirmed Minister Pun, adding, "Other ministers will a…

Researcher says he has Nepal’s complete GIS database

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A Nepali researcher with the University of Arizona in the United States claims to have developed the most exhaustive Geographic Information System (GIS) database for Nepal on his own.

Dr Tank Ojha — a one-time officer with the Depa…

Why established names found no place in commission?

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The much-talked-about and much-awaited State Restructuring Commission finally came into existence on Tuesday but established names could not find any place in it.

Although the political parties had discussed established names like …

Minister Pun opts for Mustang Max

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Finance Minister Barsaman Pun has also shown interest in using the Nepal-assembled four-wheeler, Mustang Max.

"I have already ordered a Mustang Max for myself," confirmed Minister Pun, adding, "Other ministers will a…

Budget crunch to delay final census report by 2 months

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Much to the chagrin of those who are eagerly awaiting the final report of the census-2011, Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has failed to begin the task of processing and analyzing the data collected during its fieldwork, which was…

Maoists miss property return deadline

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The deadline for the return of properties seized by the Maoists to their rightful owners is expiring on Wednesday, but not a single piece of seized land has been returned as yet.

Taking strong exception to the Maoist failure to ret…

Researcher says he has country’s complete GIS database

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A Nepali researcher with the University of Arizona in the United States claims to have developed the most exhaustive Geographic Information System (GIS) database for Nepal on his own.

Dr Tank Ojha — a one-time officer with the Depa…

Govt forms 8-member body but no head

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: After weeks of bickering, the government finally formed an eight-member State Restructuring Commission (SRC) but failed to nominate a head for the statutory body as leaders from major political parties were sharply divided over the i…

Auto dealers in Dharan protest extortion

DHARAN, Nov 22: Automobile dealers of Dharan on Tuesday closed down their showrooms to protest growing intimidation and extortion by different parties. They have demanded that the government restore proper business environment in the city.

According t…