KATHMANDU, June 21: The stock market showed a lack of direction for the first trading hour on Wednesday's trading. However, the benchmark equity index declined throughout the latter session to close over 8 points lower for the second day straight.
GAUSHALA, June 20: The 154-feet-long drain pipe, unilaterally constructed by India in no-men's land along the Nepal-India border at Matihani municipality-8 of Mahottari district, was buried early this morning.
KATHMANDU, June 20: A week-long campaign against drug abuse has been launched today on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls on June 26 every year.
'Hiking Kathmandu', a travel guide by Prakriti Premi Group member, Ram Devi Maharjan was launched on Saturday at Nepal Tourism Board, Pradarsani Marg. Maharjan’s book is a compilation of articles about hiking around Kathmandu. The book aims to cater travel enthusiasts with hiking route information in the valley.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Formation of parliamentary committees has been delayed because the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has failed to name members and heads of the committees as a number of senior leaders have started intense lobbying to bag the positions of committee heads.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The central bank is under immense pressure to tame the sky-rocketing interest rates at the ‘desired level’ amid shortage of lendable fund in the banking industry as it prepares to unveil monetary policy for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018/19.
KATHMANDU, June 20: After being appointed as the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari has been often credited for being more diligent toward his job than his predecessors.
KATHMANDU: The Nepali stock market pared all its gains from the last trading day with a gradual decline throughout Tuesday's session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index finished near its session low at 1,226.18 points – a drop of 8.97 points compared to Monday.