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Slight improvement in tourist arrival access_timeअसार २, २०२१

A slight improvement has been seen in foreign tourist arrivals in February 2021. Looking at the latest foreign tourist arrival rate, the number of incoming foreign tourists is seen gradually increasing even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.   A ...

Online service for business promotion access_timeअसार १, २०२१

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies is all set to operate online service for the promotion of trade and business in the country.  At an orientation on 'Nepal Trade Information Portal' organized by Trade and Export Promotio...

Insufficient budget mars upgradation of Nagma-Gamgadhi road section access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

The upgradation job of Nagma-Gamgadhi road section of Karnali Highway has been affected for lack of sufficient budget to advance the construction task.  The task was affected as Rs 97 million budget released by the federal government for the ...

Bagmati Province brings development programmes for economic prosperity access_timeजेठ २२, २०२१

Bagmati Province has brought various development programmes with the aim of developing and protecting industries for economic prosperity.  Investments worth Rs 24.18 billion have been injected into small and cottage industries in the province...

FCAN demands motivation, security access_timeजेठ १७, २०२१

A delegation from the Federation of Contractors' Associations of Nepal (FCAN) today called on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Top Bahadur Rayamajhi and apprised him of issues existing in the construction sector.   The de...

Self-Employment Fund to work further for enterprise development access_timeजेठ १६, २०२१

Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self-Employment Fund has announced to expedite the tasks of self-employment promotion at the local levels by running partnership-based co-financing investment programme.    Organising a news conference in the...

NTA determines 5G frequency access_timeजेठ २०२१, १५

Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has determined the 5G frequency, paving the way for the expansion of the 5G service. The NTA Board approved the frequency identified by the National Frequency Management Forum under the Authority. NTA spoke...

Women tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara receive digital training access_timeजेठ १४, २०२१

Women tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara have been provided a digital training session on the optimization of technology in their business so as to promote their business and make tourism sector more technology-friendly. Organized by the Tourism Entre...

10 places of Jhapa in new tourist destination list access_timeजेठ १४, २०२१

Ten places of Jhapa have been included in the list of 200 new tourist destinations selected by the government to promote tourism. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has appropriated more than 480 million rupees for promotion of th...

Squeezed by sanctions, pandemic, Cuba finally opens up economy access_timeजेठ १२, २०२१

Cuba is undergoing a paradigm shift: after decades of tight, centralized control, the communist government is opening up the bulk of its economy to the private sector. While economic decline and spiralling unemployment are the main drivers, analys...

Despite pandemic, Norway economy shrinks 2.5% in 2020 access_timeजेठ १२, २०२१

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Norway's economy contracted 2.5 percent in 2020, a historic setback but a limited one compared to many other countries, official data showed Friday. The country even saw growth in its gross domestic pro...

11 hotels in Mirchaiya urged for upgrading access_timeजेठ १२, २०२१

Eleven hotels and restaurants in Mirchaiya Municipality here have been marked for food hygiene and upgrading after the grading. Food Technology and Quality Control Division Rajbiraj stuck stickers on the hotel doors, suggesting the need of upgradi...

Labours deprived of wage access_timeजेठ १२, २०२१

The labours mobilized for construction of a health post building here have been deprived of wage for long. Rabina Construction Company failed to pay them though it has been long the building was over at Pandavkhani of Galkot Municipality-10. The b...

Preparations on to set up Rs 10 billion fund for investment on infrastructures access_timeजेठ १२, २०२१

Preparations have been forwarded with the initiative of the Non-Resident Nepalis' Association (NRNA) to establish a fund of Rs 10 billion in a bid to invest in infrastructures sector. For this, it is registering a separate company in Nepal. De...

Humla imports Chandler walnut from Turkey access_timeजेठ १०, २०२१

Saplings of the Chandler walnut have been brought here from Turkey. It starts bearing fruits within two years.   Agriculture technician Sundar Rawat said that the saplings of this variety of walnut have been distributed to farmers after bring...

Process to purchase chemical fertilizer from Bangladesh begins access_timeजेठ ९, २०२१

A process to purchase 50,000 metric tonnes of chemical fertilizer from Bangladesh has begun.  According to the Agriculture Inputs Company, the process to buy chemical fertilizer has started as per the G2G agreement between Nepal government an...

Reinstatement of HoR will only give outlet to current crisis-Nidhi access_timeजेठ ८, २०२१

Nepali Congress (NC) Vice-President Bimalendra Nidhi has said reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR) would only give outlet to the present crisis of the country.  He clarified that the acquisition of the dissolved HoR would addre...

India restores 4G mobile internet in Kashmir after 550 days access_timeजेठ ७, २०२१

India ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has deepened after it revoked the region's semi-autonomy.  The order late Friday lifted the ban on 4G mo...

Britain to impose mandatory hotel quarantine, starting Feb. 15 access_timeजेठ ५, २०२१

Travelers returning to Britain from more than 30 "red list" countries will have to quarantine for 10 days in government-approved accommodation like hotels, starting Feb. 15, the British government announced on Thursday. The measure is be...

Ncell brings voice packs to call India access_timeजेठ २, २०२१

Kathmandu, February 2 Ncell prepaid customers can now make calls on any Indian number at more affordable rates. Ncell Axiata Limited has launched two voice packs—Daily Pack and 3-Day Rate Cutter Pack under its Winter Offer, enabling customers to...