HELSINKI, Aug 17: Rovio Entertainment (ROVIO.HE), the maker of the “Angry Birds” mobile game series, reported a sharply lower quarterly profit on Friday due to declining revenue from its 2016 Hollywood movie, but said sales at its games business were growing.
TOKYO, Aug 17: Oil prices fell on Friday, with U.S. crude heading for a seventh weekly decline amid increasing concerns about slowing global economic growth that could hit demand for petroleum products as inventories build.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The 16th Annual Handicraft Trade Fair is going to be held in November. The Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) is organizing the event on November 14 to 18 at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A three-day National Youth Conference concluded in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The event was organized by Nepal Youth Council (NYC) in association with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and multiple partners. A total of 204 participants attended the conference organized with the theme of ‘Safe Space for Youth’, a statement issued by the organizers said.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index began on Thursday, adding to its previous day’s rally to reach the intraday high of 1,218.71 points. However, the benchmark index pulled back sharply and swung between gains and losses for the remaining session to close essentially flat. At the end, the index settled at 1,210.32 – a gain of a marginal 0.61 point compared to Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The general people have expressed frustration over the steep hike in tax rates on various services and goods. They say that the rise in tax rates without improving service delivery is unfair and that it puts additional financial burden on them.
KATHMANDU, Aug. 16: Amid ongoing discussions and massive hues and cries over the issue of taxation from all three levels of government, the opposition Nepali Congress (NC) leaders have come to a point that hefty tax burden and administrative hassles remain the twin challenges in constitution's implementation.