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NRB unveils new monetary policy

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has publicized a monetary policy for the fiscal year 2074-075 BS amid a programme in the Capital on Sunday.

NRB governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal,speaking at the event,shared that monetary policy has prioritized agriculture, tourism, energy, small and cottage industries and liquidity management.

Likewise, a NRB official said Nepal’s economic growth rate is satisfactory. “Nepal’s balance of payment is satisfactory, financial imbalance is decreasing and there is positive change in economy,” he said.

The NRB said investment would be made in prioritized projects by using monetary instruments to achieve a 7.2 percent economic growth rate in the next fiscal year.

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Girl raped in Mahottari





GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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