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The hidden, dark side of Mustang apples

Binod Triphatee, Hanashyam Khadka, Prakash Baral 26 Sep 10:02 AM

Apple farmers of Mustang are scrambling to harvest and sell their produce in time for Dashain. These apples can be offered as gifts to friends and family as they are a popular item due to their unique taste.Read Full Story »

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Yeti imprints SDG logo on its aircraft

Post Report 26 Sep 10:02 AM

Yeti Airlines, a Nepal-based private airline company, has imprinted the logo of United Nations-backed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on its ATR aircraft to generate awareness about the global goals which have to be met by 2030.Read Full Story »

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ADB provides $150m in loan for urban dev

Post Report 26 Sep 10:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) is providing a $150 million loan to improve urban service delivery and infrastructure in eight municipalities in southern Nepal. The project will enhance the resilience of municipalities, where over 1.5 million people live, says a statement issued by the Manila-based multilateral lender.Read Full Story »

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High-end smartphones pushing the limit in Nepal

Post Report 25 Sep 08:58 AM

The smartphone market in Nepal is getting awfully crowded with new companies looking grab a slice. To stand out in the sea of smartphones, companies have to think outside the box and release devices that invoke the imagination and desire of potential customers.Read Full Story »

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Illegal mining ramps up as Dashain begins

Harihar Singh Rathaur 25 Sep 08:58 AM

Illegal mining of sand and other construction materials at locations around Trishuli River have become a common occurance as the authority’s monitoring have waned with the beginning of Dashain, the main festival of Hindus.Read Full Story »

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Lal Prasad Sharma, Bina Thapa 25 Sep 08:57 AM

Laxmi Baral of Pumdi Bhumdi, Pokhara, whose husband suffers from a learning disability, was born blind. Until some time ago, the duo earned a livelihood by raising goats and buffaloes.Read Full Story »

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Nepse posts marginal growth, up 9.5 points

Post Report 24 Sep 09:00 AM

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) increased 9.5 points to close at 1,539.81 points last week, as investors’ confidence was boosted slightly by the lowering of loan interest rates and timely completion of third phase local election.Read Full Story »

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Flood losses not as bad as initial estimates: NRB

Post Report 24 Sep 08:13 AM

The Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank, has said losses triggered by floods and landslides in the second week of August will not hit the country’s economy as hard as initially feared.Read Full Story »

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Upper Trishuli 3A Hydroelectric Project: Chinese bank renews loan grace period

Bibek Subedi 24 Sep 08:13 AM

The Export-Import (Exim) Bank of China has renewed the grace period of the loan provided to Upper Trishuli 3A Hydroelectric Project by four-and-a-half years.Read Full Story »

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Baglung benefits from Muktinath tourism

Prakash Baral 24 Sep 08:12 AM

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Nepal’s first BoP deficit in 11 months

Post Report 23 Sep 08:54 AM

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Post Report 23 Sep 08:54 AM

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has slashed the asking price for its Boeing 757 to $1.4 million after receiving no offers.Read Full Story »

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Packaged food imports to be strictly monitored for tax evasion

Post Report 23 Sep 08:54 AM

The Supplies Ministry said imports of packaged foods that lack proper labelling and prices would be strictly monitored in a bid to prevent tax avoidance and overcharging of customers. Read Full Story »

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Fertiliser stocks hit rock bottom

Shankar Acharya 23 Sep 08:50 AM

The demand for chemical fertiliser in the district has shot up after existing stocks in the Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) office in Birgunj was depleted. Read Full Story »

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Goat sales in Ktm likely to go up by 10 percent

Abhishek Chitrakar, Yamini Bantawa 23 Sep 08:49 AM

Sales of goats in the Kathmandu Valley are likely to increase by 8 to 10 percent this Dashain, the biggest festival of Hindus in the country. The Valley saw sales of around 50,000 goats during the last festive season, which lasts for 15 days. Read Full Story »

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Market inspections to continue during Dashain holidays

Post Report 22 Sep 09:18 AM

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Post Report 22 Sep 08:25 AM

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central monetary authority of the country, has circulated new bank notes in small demnomiations worth Rs11 billion in a week. Read Full Story »

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NAC moves to bring two Chinese aircraft

Post Report 22 Sep 08:20 AM

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Sacked NOC boss Khadka files writ

Post Report 21 Sep 08:48 AM

Sacked managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Bahadur Khadka on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court (SC) saying that the Cabinet’s decision to dismiss him was illegal and should be annulled.Read Full Story »

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Alpine meat factory closed in just 5 mths

Harihar Singh Rathaur 21 Sep 08:45 AM

Alpine Livestock and Bio Trade, the company tasked to supply meat to Kathmandu, has been shut down.Read Full Story »

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NFC sets goat prices

Post Report 21 Sep 08:44 AM

The state-owned Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) on Wednesday, fixed the prices of goats and mountain goats for the upcoming Dashain festival. It has fixed the price at Rs455 per kg for goats and Rs675 per kg for mountain goats.Read Full Story »

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‘Financial crime risks must be mitigated by banks’

Post Report 20 Sep 08:39 AM

Standard Chartered Bank and Nepal Rastra Bank jointly held a correspondent banking academy workshop in the Capital, on Monday. Read Full Story »

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Indian side ‘indifferent’ to repairing damaged bridge

Lila Ballav Ghimire 20 Sep 08:39 AM

Nepali industrialists in Biratnagar have blamed Indian authorities for not taking the initiative in repairing a flood-damaged bridge at Mirjungghat in India. This has seriously affected Nepal-India trade via Biratnagar border point.Read Full Story »

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Bibek Subedi 20 Sep 08:39 AM

The Nepal Army, which has been appointed by the government to build the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track, plans to start purchasing negotiations for the detailed project report (DPR) with the Indian consortium which prepared it.Read Full Story »

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Samsung Electronics rolls out Galaxy Note 8

Post Report 19 Sep 09:34 AM

Samsung Electronics on Monday launched its new flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 8 in Nepal, around four weeks after its global launch. Read Full Story »

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Upper Tamakoshi receives Rolwaling survey licence

Post Report 19 Sep 08:35 AM

The Department of Electricity Development has granted a survey licence for the 22 MW Rolwaling Hydropower Project to Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Limited (UTHL). The company is a subsidiary of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the developer of the 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project. Read Full Story »

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Ghanashyam Khadka 19 Sep 08:35 AM

The government has scrapped restrictions on operating small businesses such as hotels, lodges, restaurants, teashops and campsites inside the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA), a state-owned designated protected area.Read Full Story »

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World Bank revises Nepal’s growth forecast downwards to 4.5pc

Post Report 18 Sep 08:19 AM

The World Bank (WB) has revised Nepal’s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal year downwards to 4.5 percent (at basic and market prices) stating floods will hit agricultural output, which makes a big contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP).Read Full Story »

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Taxman to link its system with billing machines of retailers

Post Report 18 Sep 08:19 AM

The tax authority has started conducting a study to link its system with computer billing machines of retailers in the Kathmandu Valley in a bid to gain access to real-time data on financial transactions of vendors and improve tax compliance.Read Full Story »

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Nepse to miss Nov deadline to introduce online trading

Post Report 18 Sep 08:19 AM

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is most likely to miss the deadline to roll out full-fledged online trading system, as the vendor, which is supplying software to the stock market operator, is yet to complete its work.Read Full Story »

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Election fever grips NRNs

Post Report 17 Sep 08:12 AM

The signs of election fever gripping non-resident Nepalis (NRNs) have become palpable, as Bhaban Bhatta has announced his candidacy for the post of president of the International Coordination Council (ICC) of the NRN Association (NRNA), the apex umbrella body of NRNs.Read Full Story »

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OPPO to launch A71 in Nepal on Sept 18

Post Report 16 Sep 10:39 AM

OPPO is all set to launch their latest smartphone, the A71 in Nepal, on September 18. The ever-evolving smartphone brand is looking to provide Nepali customers with smartphones that feature their latest selfie technology along with spectacular design, reads a press release.Read Full Story »

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