KATHMANDU, July 20: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun, and Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Peter Budd, held discussion on the matters of collaboration in energy and hydropower sector.

KATHMANDU, July 20: In the first six months of the year 2018, Nepal welcomed over 520,000 tourists from various parts of the globe.

CHITWAN, July 20: A drinking water project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 10 million at Gadhuwa of Kalika Municipality of eastern Chitwan.

BIRGUNJ, July 20: The number of containers coming to Sirsiya Dry Port in Birgunj from third countries via Indian ports increased by nearly 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2017/18. This suggests a healthy growth in the country's third-country imports via the dry port.

Nepse falls for third straight day

July 20, 2018 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 20: Stocks fell sharply over the first trading hour of Thursday's session. Despite staging a partial comeback mid-session, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued its downfall toward the end. At the close, the index stood at 1,193.39 points – a drop of 5.38 points, or 0.45 percent, compared to Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has approved a foreign direct investment proposal of Dolma Fund Management, a Mauritius-based company, to set up a 170 MW solar plant in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The date for opening financial proposal of five firms to award the task of rebuilding Dharahara, which was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake, has been postponed again.

KATHMANDU, July 19: A senior official of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has said that central bank put economic growth in priority while preparing Monetary Policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The government has clarified that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not allowed to raise price of Internet services that they are providing to consumers.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The sole equity market of the country witnessed another slow trading session on the second day of the Fiscal Year 2018/19. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index came under pressure since the beginning of Wednesday's trading and remained modestly southbound throughout. The index posted a decline of 5.54 points to close at 1,198.77 points.