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Prometric® Presents Online Alternatives at Alfa Beta Meeting for Delayed Student Exams in Nepal Solutions to offer greater exam access to students during the COVID-19 access_timeअसोज ३, २०७७

Kathmandu, Sep 2020 – In discussions earlier this month, Prometric and the National Examination Board (NEB) presented possible online testing solutions to address the needs of a large backlog of students who have not been able to test due to the ...

Sastodeal partners with Flipkart to bring Made-in-India products to Nepal, with next day delivery and more access_timeभदौ ६, २०७७

Kathmandu - Sastodeal, a leading local e-commerce company in Nepal and Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace have officially entered into a strategic partnership to initiate cross-border trade opportunities for its lakhs of sellers. ...

Gold price drops noticeably access_timeMarch 13

Kathmandu–The price of gold fell by Rs 3,000 per tola (11.66 grammes) in the domestic market today in comparison to the previous day. The drop of this level was not expected. According to the Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association, the...

Negative circuit break in Stock Market access_timeMarch 10

Kathmandu–With heavy downfall in the stock market, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) announced a negative circuit today, closing the trading. This is the second time that the NEPSE suffered negative circuit break after last Thursday. The share ...

Health insurance scheme commenced in Doti access_timeMarch 5

Doti–Health insurance programme has been initiated in Doti district. Sudur Paschim (Far-west) State government minister for health and population, Nawaraj Rawat, initiated the programme by handing over the insurance policy to two elderly women at...

Nepal-US potential investment areas discussed in Pokhara access_timeFebruary 12

Kaski–A team from the United States (US) has arrived Pokhara to explore investment potentials in Gandaki State. The delegates representing Washington DC-based Nepal Development Consortium (NDC) held an interaction with entrepreneurs and industria...

Government to go in digital system: Finance minister access_timeFebruary 7

Kathmandu–Minister for Finance Dr Yubraj Khatiwada has said that the government was bringing the bills designed to make all government services digitalized. Speaking in the 39th national assembly of Management Association of Nepal here today, ...

China to cut tariffs on $75 billion in US imports access_timeFebruary 6

BEIJING–China said on Thursday it will halve punitive tariffs on $75 billion in US imports from February 14, a month after Beijing and Washington signed a truce in their long-running trade war. The reduction will apply to levies of five percen...

Communications Minister insists on quality improvement of Nepal Telecom access_timeFebruary 5

Kathmandu–Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, has directed the Nepal Telecom's management and employee administration to concentrate on the service quality improvement with the access expansion In his...

2 U.S. airmen killed in Afghanistan plane crash: Pentagon access_timeJanuary 30

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Defense Department on Wednesday confirmed the death of two airmen in a U.S. military plane crash in Afghanistan earlier this week. The two, who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel, died on Monday in the crash o...

Gold, silver prices fall access_timeJanuary 10

Kathmandu–The price of gold which was continuous on rise lately has started falling. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers Association, today, the price of yellow metal witnessed the Rs 900-fall per tola (11.66 grams). O...

Revoke unscientific tax on community forests, FECOFUN demands access_timeDecember 29

Pokhara–The Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN) has demanded that the triple taxation imposed on the community forests across the country be repealed, deeming it to be 'unscientific' one. FECOFUN central Chairperson Bh...

China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff warBy JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer access_timeDecember 26

BEIJING–China's trade with the United States sank again in November as negotiators worked on the first stage of a possible deal to end a tariff war. Exports to the United States fell 23% from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs data s...

Upper Bhotekoshi starts commercial production access_timeDecember 22

Chautara–The 45-megawatt Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project based in Sindhupalchowk has started commercial production. The project started commercial power generation following the two-week long test transmission, said project chief executive offic...

China suspends planned tariffs on US goods access_timeDecember 15

BEIJING–Beijing suspended additional tariffs on US products that had been due to kick in on Sunday, after Washington and Beijing announced a major thaw in their trade war Friday. China will suspend the planned addition of 10 percent and 5 perc...

China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff warBy JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer access_timeDecember 8

BEIJING–trade with the United States sank again in November as negotiators worked on the first stage of a possible deal to end a tariff war. Exports to the United States fell 23% from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs data showed Sunday. I...

US considering 100% tariffs on $2.4bn in French goods access_timeDecember 3

WASHINGTON–The Trump administration is considering to impose tariffs as high as 100 per cent on up to USD 2.4 billion worth of French products, following an investigation that concluded France's digital tax "discriminates against America...

Six European countries join barter system for Iran trade access_timeDecember 1

PARIS– Paris, London and Berlin on Saturday welcomed six new European countries to the INSTEX barter mechanism, which is designed to circumvent US sanctions against trade with Iran by avoiding use of the dollar. "As founding shareholders ...

Projects worth Rs 3 billion endorsed for Bhimdutta municipality access_timeNovember 17

Kanchanpur– The development projects equivalent to Rs three billion have been selected for the Bhimdutta municipality in Kanchanpur district. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has ensured the concessional loan to implement the projects. The pro...

Ncell brings ‘All Net Voice Pack’ access_timeNovember 13

Kathmandu– Ncell prepaid customers can now enjoy worry free voice conversations with their friends and families in all network in Nepal. Ncell Private Limited has launched ‘All Network Voice Pack’ for its prepaid subscribers that p...