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Harvey Weinstein sacked after sexual harassment claims access_time2017/10/9

-BBC NEWS Harvey Weinstein, the Oscar-winning film producer accused of sexually harassing female employees, has been fired by the board of his company.  One of the biggest producers in Hollywood, Mr Weinstein was behind films including Shake...

UK retailers 'need EU workers after Brexit' access_time2017/10/9

-BBC NEWS Prices may rise and home deliveries could be slower unless the retail sector retains access to all EU workers after Brexit, a trade body has warned. EU citizens account for just 6% of the industry's 170,000 workforce, the British Re...

More than 60% of Monarch passengers back in the UK access_time2017/10/9

-BBC NEWS More than 60% of holidaymakers left overseas when Monarch Airlines collapsed have now flown back to the UK, the Civil Aviation Authority says. The CAA stepped in after all of Monarch's flights and holidays were cancelled, leasing an...

Airbnb paid £188,000 in UK tax last year access_time2017/10/9

-BBC NEWS Airbnb, the accommodation website, paid less than £200,000 in UK corporation tax last year despite collecting £657m of rental payments for property owners. The commissions the company earns in the UK are booked by its Irish ...

Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royce Host Successful Training Programme access_time2017/10/5

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royce Host Successful Training Programme Qatar Airways’ Al Darb Qatarisation Programme develops young talent to become the leaders of the future 1 October 2017 DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royc...

World Bank to provide approx Rs 6 billion loan access_time2017/10/1

Kathmandu - The World Bank is to provide a loan assistance of approximately Rs 6 billion for the implementation of second phase of the Vocational Education and Training Project.  The bank approved the loan today which it is providing with the a...

Carillion unveils £1.15bn half-year loss access_time2017/9/29

-BBC NEWS Troubled UK building and services firm Carillion has said it made a loss of £1.15bn in the first half of this year and that its full-year results will be below current market expectations. The firm said it had taken an impairment ...

Investment of Rs 15 million for promotion of traditional skill-based enterprises access_time2017/9/24

Babiyachaur (Myygdi) - An investment of Rs 15 million has been mobilized in Myagdi for the promotion of enterprises based on indigenous skills.  The mobilization has been made through the Market Linkage Development for Conflict Survivors of Nep...

Muktinath Development Bank's support to flood victims access_time2017/9/21

Kathmandu - The Muktinath Development Bank has provided Rs 500 thousand for the support of the flood-affected people.  The national-level bank handed over the assistance to the Development Bankers' Association for providing it to the flood ...

Qatar Airways extends spectacular ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion for two additional days access_time2017/9/21

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Qatar Airways is pleased to extend its ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion for two additional days, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in Business Class. Now valid through 21 Septem...

Economic growth slows down in coming fiscal year, World Bank forecasts access_time2017/9/18

Kathmandu - The World Bank (WB) has said the economic activity in Nepal, which rebounded strongly in fiscal year 2017, has been impacted by severe floods occurred last months. Damaging floods in mid-August are likely to affect agriculture, economic act...

Nepal signs agreement for MCC grant assistance of USD 500 million access_time2017/9/15

(Madhukar Adhikari)  Washington DC - An agreement related to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact programme aimed at Nepal's economic development and eradication of poverty was signed amidst a function held in Washington DC on...

Qatar Airways announces launch of direct daily flights to Cardiff access_time2017/9/14

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct daily flights to Cardiff commencing 1 May 2018, making the award-winning airline the first Gulf carrier to service Wales and Southwest England. Cardiff is a strategica...

US to assist RS 50 billion to Nepal; MoU signing today access_time2017/9/14

Washington DC - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is being signed at Washington today in regard to the US government's grant-assistance worth around Rs 50 billion to Nepal.  Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki on behalf of the Nepal ...

Biratnagar metropolis unveils Rs over 3 m budget access_time2017/9/11

Biratnagar - Biratnagar Metropolitan City has unveiled a budget of over Rs 3 billion for the fiscal 2017-18.  Mayor of the Metropolis Bhim Parajuli unveiled the budget oraginzing a press meet here today.  The budget has earmarked Rs 1.7...

Beijing bans new bikes as sharing schemes cause chaos access_time2017/9/8

-BBC NEWS Beijing has become the latest city in China to ban new shared bikes as the country battles against two-wheel traffic chaos and safety concerns in urban areas. New deliveries of bikes to the city's 15 sharing schemes will be suspende...

MPs seek answers on Saudi Aramco listing access_time2017/9/8

-BBC NEWS The chairwomen of two Parliamentary committees have asked the City regulator to explain proposed rule changes seen as favouring the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco. It follows reports Saudi Aramco plans to list 5% of its s...

Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Express owner access_time2017/9/8

-BBC NEWS The owner of the Daily Mirror has said it is in talks to buy the owner of the Daily Express and Daily Star. Trinity Mirror hopes to buy all of the publishing assets of Northern & Shell, which also owns celebrity magazine OK!. As ...

Thomas Cook pilots stage 12-hour strike access_time2017/9/8

-BBC NEWS Pilots at leisure airline Thomas Cook have gone on strike in a dispute over pay, in what unions say is the first strike by UK pilots since the 1970s. Members of the British Airline Pilots' Association (Balpa) walked out at 3 o'c...

QATAR AIRWAYS CELEBRATES AGENTS AWARD NIGHT 2016 – 2017 access_time2017/9/6

Kathmandu, NEPAL – Qatar Airways Agents Award Night 2016 – 2017 was held at Yak and Yeti Hotel on Tuesday evening. The event was witnessed by Qatar Airways travel trade partners, Dignitaries from Qatar Embassy Mr. Mohammed Abdulrehman H.S. ...