KATHMANDU: The stock market got off to a positive start on Tuesday, gaining 7 points mid-session. However, the market pared its early gains in the latter session before slipping into the negative territory.

BERLIN, July 10: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang held talks on Monday in Berlin, and stressed their commitment to a multilateral trade system in the wake of trade disputes with Washington.

PALPA, July 10: Bagnaskali rural municipality of Palpa has started to provide loans to promote self employment in agriculture and animal husbandry after youths present their education certificates as collateral.

Jhapa farmers quitting tea farming

July 10, 2018 09:54 am

DAMAK, July 25: With price of green tea declining rapidly, many farmers of the district have decided to get rid of tea bushes and cultivate new crop. For this, they have decided to give green leaves as a bonus to laborers who pluck leaves for them.

Stocks on losing spree

July 10, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index moved notably lower during early trading on Monday. Despite the market making slight recovery in the afternoon session, the index continued its slump in the final trading hour, closing almost 18 points lower. The index ended the day at 1,206.43 points.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has announced that it will launch ‘One Nepali, One Demat Account’ campaign to increase participation of more public in the securities market.

NINGXIANGPU, China, July 9: An annual chili pepper festival kicked off Monday in central China’s spice-loving Hunan province with a chili-eating contest in which the winner set a blistering pace by downing a gut-busting 50 peppers in just over a minute.

MUMBAI, July 9: Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world’s fastest growing major mobile phone market.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has not made public any information about budget transfer that it made since it came to power in February.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies is reportedly preparing to allow the Nepal Army to revive the defunct Hetauda Textile Industry (HTI).