Nepal Budget: A Few Numbers and Maoist Disagreement

Keshav Pradhan aka COMRADE BISHWASH, a party worker of CPN (Maoist) listens to the live bradcast of the budget speech at Maoists Dialogue Secretariat at Baneshwar on Wednesday. Finance Minister Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat presented Rs. 143.91 billion for the annual budget for the fiscal year 2006/07 in the parliament in four years after theContinue reading “Nepal Budget: A Few Numbers and Maoist Disagreement”

Nepal Economy: We Are Eating Better, Drinking Less

By Prem Khanal Budget Day KATHMANDU- Nepalis are consuming more meat and fish, smoking less, and have become more sober – per capita alcohol intake has dropped. According to the Economic Survey for the fiscal year 2005/06 released on Monday (July 10) by the Ministry of Finance, the total meat consumption went up by 2.95Continue reading “Nepal Economy: We Are Eating Better, Drinking Less”