KATHMANDU, Oct 19: An agreement to complete the construction of Duhabi-Katari 33 KV transmission line within 45 days has been signed.

KAILALI, Oct 19: Farmers of Sudurpashchim Province get 50% less chemical fertilizers against their demand, as the federal government has been limiting its quota to the provincial body by half the demand.

DADELDHURA, Oct 19: Milk farmers in the district have better income these days following an improvement in the management of milk production and supply to Kailali.

13th Godavari Flower Expo kicks off

Published On: October 19, 2019 09:53 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The 13th Godavari Flower Expo kicked off Friday at Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur. The four-day exhibition is organized by Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) targeting Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepal.

Nepse ends week lower

Published On: October 19, 2019 09:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index broke its 10-week losing run ahead of Dashain holidays with a weekly gain of almost 20 points. Subsequently, the exchange opened only on Thursday in the holiday week where the index ended essentially flat.

8,200 companies register with Social Security Fund

Published On: October 18, 2019 09:17 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Over 8,200 employers have registered themselves with the Social Security Fund (SSF) to enlist their 92,000 employees, as the deadline to private sector firms and establishments to sign up with the contributory-based social security scheme ended on Thursday.

Import of Chinese walnut increases

Published On: October 18, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 18: The import of Chinese walnut to Nepal has increased in recent days to meet the supply gap as Nepal’s domestic production is still not adequate.

Nepse ends last trading day of the week unchanged

Published On: October 18, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: Local stocks witnessed choppy trading in the last trading session of the week and wavered along the opening level throughout the day. Thursday’s session, hence, was marked by a relatively low volatility with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closing the day with a marginal gain of 0.71 points at 1,137.75 points.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 17: Gautam Buddha International Airport at Bhairahawa, which is currently under construction, has witnessed the overall completion of 82 per cent works. It counts 82 per cent of the physical set-up and 18 per cent of electromechanical works of the project.

Food management, not famine, challenge for Nepal: Minister

Published On: October 17, 2019 10:28 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal has said that for Nepal, like other South Asian countries, food management has been the real challenge, not famine.