KATHMANDU, Jan 3:  The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed corruption cases against 12 officials of Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) on charge of their involvement in the import of substandard fertilizers.

Electric vehicles start running on Lumbini roads

Published On: September 29, 2022 01:43 PM NPT By: Republica

RUPANDEHI, Sept 29: Electric vehicles that were waiting for a green signal for operation for the past three years here have come into operation from today. The Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) took an initiative to run the vehicles for a trial for at least 15 days.

Nepali sky safe: Tourism Minister Shrestha

Published On: September 29, 2022 12:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Ram Shrestha has claimed that the Nepali sky is safe. He said this in his address to the 41st general assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

US dollar soars to all-time high

Published On: September 29, 2022 10:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The US dollar is at an all-time high. The value of the US dollar (exchange rate) compared to the Nepali currency has been continuously increasing and has started making new records every day.

CAAN to take action against those flying kite around TIA

Published On: September 29, 2022 09:51 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Flying kites around the Tribhuvan International Airport has been banned keeping in view aviation safety.

IFC extends first ever Green GTFP Line to Global IME Bank in Nepal

Published On: September 28, 2022 07:43 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is extending an unfunded short-term facility under the Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) to Global IME Bank, one of the largest commercial banks of Nepal, with a carve out allocated towards climate smart trade finance. This is the first IFC green trade finance line globally.

Cathay Pacific to operate Hong Kong-Kathmandu flights from Oct 1

Published On: September 28, 2022 05:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Cathay Pacific Airways will start operating direct Hong Kong-Kathmandu flights from October 1, after a hiatus of three years.

Annapurna Trail lures more foreign tourists

Published On: September 28, 2022 04:45 PM NPT By: Republica

LAMJUNG, Sept 28: Foreign tourists' influx in Annapurna Trail has enthused the local tourism entrepreneurs. The arrival of tourists which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and biting cold has gone up this tourist season.

GORKHA, Sept 28: American ski-mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, who had gone missing while skiing on Mt Manaslu, has been found dead. The body of Hilaree, who was missing since Monday while climbing Mt Manaslu, was found on Wednesday, District Police Office, Gorkha said.

Manang sees increasing trend of tourist arrival

Published On: September 28, 2022 01:15 PM NPT By: Republica

MANANG, Sept 28: The tourism sector which was hit hard for nearly two years by COVID-19 is gradually gaining momentum.

Stakeholders call for reforms in transparency of fiscal information

Published On: September 28, 2022 12:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Open Budget Survey (OBS), 2021 findings were discussed on the occasion of the International Day for Universal Access to Information on Tuesday.