Rasuwagadhi border to reopen Monday
The Rasuwagadhi-Kerung checkpoint in Rasuwa district, one of the major trade points with China, will reopen full-fledged from Monday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
Nepal receiving Bangladeshi fertiliser 6 months after the process began
Nepal is all set to receive the first lot of chemical fertiliser it is importing from Bangladesh next week, almost six months after it began a procedure for that.
Newcastle disease kills 1,200 chickens in Ilam
The death of chickens in a large number in the Ilam district has worried farmers here.
Citing insufficient international flights, Kathmandu airport shortening operating hours
Citing the number of international flights from and to could not increase due to the unavailability of the passengers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu is shortening its daily operating hours.
Govt issuing ordinance to relaunch Janakpur-Jainagar railway asap
The government is preparing to issue an ordinance to clear decks for the operation of Janakpur-Jainagar railway, Nepal's only railway, as soon as possible.
History of Nepal’s real estate business in 9 points
It has been a long time since the buying and selling of real estate between individuals started in Nepal. However, it has been only about three decades since this sector has evolved as a business industry.
Tatopani border reopens after 10 days, Rasuwagadhi uncertain
The Tatopani border point between Nepal and Tibet of China that was shut for the past 10 days has reopened. It is not yet certain when another crucial border point at Rasuwagadhi reopens.
New e-commerce law in Nepal: Here are 9 key provisions
With globalisation, the world has seen rapid development in e-commerce. Nepal cannot stay isolated from this phenomenon. Consequently, the Nepali market has been witnessing an upswing in e-commerce businesses.
Gautam Buddha International Airport likely to be ready in 3 months
The construction of Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport has reached the final phase, claims the Airport Construction Project.
2 reasons why fuel prices are likely to go up in Nepal again
For the past few days, student unions affiliated with various political parties have been protesting two recent fuel price hike decisions made by the Nepal Oil Corporation, the government-owned fuel distribution monopoly.
Transporters demand govt hike fare by 40%
Following two decisions to increase the fuel price within the past fortnight, public transport operators have demanded that the government hike the transport fare also, by up to 40 per cent.
Contact these 7 companies if you need plumbers, electricians in Kathmandu
A house is the most prized possession of any individual. But, this is also a frequent troublemaker. Therefore, it needs to be maintained time and again.
Covid-19 shut 75% of cottage and small enterprises in Nepal: Govt
A government-led study has found that 75 per cent of the cottage and small enterprises in Nepal got shut due to the Covid-19 crisis over the past year.
Coca-Cola supports 63,200 frontline workers in Nepal during Covid-19 pandemic
Coca-Cola has claimed it supported 63,200 frontline workers in Nepal during the Covid-19 pandemic in partnership with the Nepal Red Cross Society and CREASION.
Nepal-China trade activities halted at Rasuwagadhi border for 10 days
Two days after the Tatopani border point between Nepal and Tibet of China reopened for trade after a closure of 20 days, another major point connecting the two countries has been shut for the next 10 days.
Bird flu is back to Kathmandu
Livestock officials of the country have reported that they have witnessed another round of bird flu in Tarakeshwar municipality of Kathmandu.
NRNA to establish Rs 10-billion fund to invest in infrastructures
The Non-resident Nepali Association is preparing to establish a Rs 10-billion fund to generate capital to invest in Nepal's infrastructure development. The organisation says it is preparing to register a company in Nepal for this purpose.
Nepal Oil Corporation hikes prices of fuel including cooking gas
The prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene have been increased by Rs 2 per litre whereas a cylinder of cooking gas costs Rs 25 more from Wednesday midnight.
Transport fare for Janakpur-Jainagar rail service proposed
The transport fare for the Kurtha-Jainagar railway would be determined as per the fare fixed by the government.
Govt appoints Hitendra Dev Shakya new NEA chief
The government has been appointed Hitendra Dev Shakya as the managing director of the government-run electricity distribution monopoly, Nepal Electricity Authority.
CAAN directs airlines to clear dues within a month
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has pressed airlines not paying dues amounting millions of rupees for many years to pay them within 30 days.
Over 500,000 applicants waiting for driving licence tests across Nepal
In the past one and a half months, the government collected over 500,000 applications for driving licence tests from across the country.
Nepal adds 2 million internet subscribers in 8 months of pandemic
Kathmandu, February 7 In the eight months worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, the country added two million people to its group of internet subscribers, informs the telecommunications regulator. The Nepal Telecommunications Authority says between March and November 2020,...
Govt claims bird flu in Kathmandu is already under control
The bird flu outbreak seen at Tarakeshwar municipality of Kathmandu has come under control, claims the government.
Province 2’s first periodic plan aims at improving living standard
The Province 2 government has aimed at achieving high economic growth rate and lowering the rate of poverty within the coming five years to bring qualitative change in the living standard of its citizens.
Nepal hopes to export hydrogen fuel to Europe within a decade
Researchers studying the possibility of producing hydrogen fuel in Nepal say the country has a potential of exporting this fuel to Europe within a decade.
There won’t be driving licence tests this Friday due to Oli’s demonstration
There will not be any written and practical tests for obtaining driving licences in Kathmandu this Friday due to a mass demonstration being organised by the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party.
FDI in Nepal agriculture: 5 major points of the current controversy
Implications of foreign investment in agriculture are yet to be analysed fully, however, many hypothesise it is bad for a country that is still largely dependent on agriculture for its GDP.
No bird flu yet in Nepal’s chickens, but farmers and entrepreneurs are worried
The government has claimed that the bird flu outbreak has not affected any chicken of Nepal yet, adding some ducks and turkeys raised in an ill environment contracted the infection.
IME partners with Unimoni Qatar to expand service
Unimoni Qatar, a company providing remittance services, and IME Limited, a leading remittance service provider in Nepal, and IME Pay, a digital payment service provider of IME Limited, have partnered to expand their services.
Nepal Infrastructure Bank distributes IPO
Kathmandu, January 29 Nepal Infrastructure Bank has distributed its IPO on Friday. This was the largest IPO any company has offered in Nepal so far as it received nearly 1.5 million applications. NIFRA had announced its IPO offering 80...
Enterprises closed due to Covid-19 impact get refinancing: Minister Bhatta
Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekh Raj Bhatta has said the government has planned to provide refinancing for the operation of the enterprises closed due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Nepal driving licence hassle: Apply today and get a chance to take tests after 5 months
Owing to the closure of the system for nine months due to the Covid-19 crisis, the Department of Transport Management says it has collected a massive pile of driving licence applications.
Fuel sellers warn of strike in Bagmati, govt warns of action
Fuel station operators in Bagmati have waned of imposing a strike in the Bagmati province including the Kathmandu valley, indefinitely from Sunday.
Visit visa misuse amounting to human trafficking leaves Nepal officials in a fix
Recruitment agents are misusing visit visas for fraudulent activities that could amount to human trafficking. Further, this problem has left concerned decision-makers in a dilemma about whether to tighten the visit visa criteria to prevent trafficking or to loosen...
8 reasons why Nepal’s share market is on a continuous rise
Last week, NEPSE wrapped up the week with its highest closing ever. In the same week, over 1.5 million people applied for the IPO (initial public offer) of Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA), which was Nepal’s biggest IPO ever....