Economy

Kathmandu Walk organised to promote tourism

Thamel Tourism

Kathmandu / October 2: With the view of reviving tourism industry of the country, which was on gloomy mode following the April earthquake and recent political deadlock, an awareness programme called ‘Kathmandu Walk’ was organised here on Friday to attract the tourists by ridding the tourist hub Thamel free from pollution. The Kathmandu Walk was […]


Over 100 vehicles enter via Bhairahawa customs; Private vehicles not to get fuel refilling facility

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Rupandehi / September 30: The Belhia checkpoint of Bhairahawa, which was halted Tuesday following a day of normal operation, has reopened from Wednesday. Vehicles carrying essential goods are entering Nepal via Bhairahawa customs checkpoint unobstructed with the decision of Wednesday’s meeting of the security and customs officials of Nepal and India to allow entry of […]


Government assures it has sufficient food stock; Modi receives over 50,000 questions about its stance to Nepal

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Kathmandu / September 27: At a time when the country is facing shortage of petroleum products due to unannounced blockade of India, the government has said that it has sufficient food stuffs in stock and urged general public not to panic. According to government source, the state-owned Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) has 7,800 tons of […]


Govt. trying to tackle shortage of goods; time to rethink Nepal India ties

People queuing up at Nepal Army's Petrol Pump to fill fuel in their vehicles.

Kathmandu / September 26: As part of the government’s effort to mitigate the crisis of petroleum products, the government has decided to enforce an ‘odd-even license plate system’ across the country from Sunday. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) said that under the system vehicles will be allowed to ply on the roads on alternating […]


Tourism sector in buoyant mood after constitution

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Kathmandu / September 23: Nepal’s tourism industry has encountered numerous devastating obstacles in the past several years. Persistent political instability has had a direct negative effect on the growth of the sector. However, the promulgation of a new constitution on Sunday has given the beleaguered industry many reasons to cheer. Travel trade entrepreneurs believe that […]


Govt decides to allow Resturants to Open Microbreweries

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Kathmandu / September 24: The government has decided to allow restaurants to open microbreweries and sell fresh been in their premises. The 216th meeting of Industrial Promotion Board held under the chairmanship of Minister for Industry Mahesh Basnet approved the proposal to license microbreweries despite strong opposition from the private sector. The meeting has also […]


Fair price shops for major festivals from Oct first week

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Kathmandu / September 23:  The government has planned to set up fair price shops with a view to provide basic goods at discounted prices during the approaching festival season. The stores are scheduled to open in the first week of October. Fair price shops have been opened annually for the past two decades for the […]


Machhapuchhre and Janata Bank signs merger deal to increase capital

Janata Bank

Kathmandu / September 23: In a bid to abide by the directive of the Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of the country, to massively increase their capital within two years, two leading commercial banks of the country have decided to merge. Machhapuchchhre Bank and Janata Bank Limited have signed a deal for merger to […]


India clarifies no bar in clearance of goods from India

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Kathmandu / Sep 22: Amid rumours in social media that India is posing ban on exporting goods to Nepal, Indian Customs Office in Raxaul has made it clear that the office has not barred export of goods to Nepal from India. Chief of the office Kamlesh Kumar said clearance of goods has not been halted. […]




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