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.
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.
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: 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.