July 2, 2017 12:50 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepal and the US government have agreed to instal a mega electricity transmission line and carry out maintenance on 300 km of roads. Negotiations with Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a US government foreign aid agency, on US $500 million in grants for the two projects concluded on Friday, according to a tweet posted from Washington DC by Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Finance Baikuntha Aryal.
POKHARA, July 2: Farmers in Pokhara have started using tractor for plowing their field as it is easier and faster than using a pair of oxen. They have found that plowing the field with tractor costs lesser than using oxen.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The long-awaited Internet connection from China is expected to complete by the end of July as the work of laying optical fiber on the Chinese side, which was halted in early June, has resumed.
July 2, 2017 12:10 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 2: Stock brokerage firms have agreed to resume trading from Sunday following an understanding with the finance ministry over resolving the issue of Value Added Tax (VAT) on their commission charges.