KATHMANDU, April 8: The NIC ASIA Bank, World Remit and Orbit Remit have come together to facilitate the customers to send and receive money from more than 50 countries through online amid the lockdown imposed by Nepal government to stem the transmission of Coronavirus.

State-owned FMTC runs online shopping in capital

Published On: April 8, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 8: The state-owned Food Management and Trading Company has started online shopping from Wednesday, secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Baikuntha Aryal said.

KATHMANDU, April 8: District Administration Office Kathmandu has permitted the police to keep Shanker Group vice chairperson Sulav Agrawal in custody for another seven days for further investigation.

Suspension on int'l flights extended till April 30

Published On: April 8, 2020 11:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 8: The government has extended the suspension of international flights until April 30 to contain the spread of COVID-19. It has also decided to renew visa of tourists, who are stranded in Nepal due to the lockdown, for free.

KMC prepares to operate veg markets at 11 places

Published On: April 8, 2020 10:08 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has unveiled plans to sell fresh vegetables from 11 locations in the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The World Bank has approved a fast-track US$ 29 million COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help Nepal prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness. According to World Bank officials, the agreement was signed today by the Ministry of Finance and the World Bank.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Vice chairperson of Shanker Group Sulav Agrawal was arrested on Tuesday on the charge of black marketing China-made thermal guns which are widely used to prevent the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The World Bank has approved a fast-track $29 million COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help Nepal prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed NAC to not make the payment of commission to the agent involved in (Nepal Airlines Corporation) NAC's chartered flight to Australia.

KATHMANDU, April 7: India has agreed to allow movement of Nepal-bound goods through its customs without requiring original documents, citing the hardship that the traders have been facing due to the nationwide lockdown enforced in the two countries.