ADB projects 4.8 percent economic growth for 2016/17

Published On: September 17, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected the economy to grow by 4.8 percent -- due to continued normalization of trade and supplies, steady remittance inflows, faster pace of post-earthquake reconstruction, modest fiscal stimulus and more normal monsoon -- in the current fiscal year.

Clarion call to promote organic agro tourism

Published On: September 17, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized an interaction on 'Organic Agro Tourism' in Kathmandu on Friday.

Stock market relatively stable

Published On: September 17, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed 1.64 points this week to close at 1,815.17 points on Wednesday -- the last trading day of the week.

Nepal-India agree new loans, to push ongoing hydro projects

Published On: September 17, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Kuvera Chalise

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Nepal and India on Friday signed an agreement for a line of credit (LoC) of US$ 750 million for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal.

Janata Bank opens four BLB services in Dang

Published On: September 16, 2016 09:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Janata Bank Nepal Ltd (JBNL) has started branchless banking services in four village development committees (VDCs) of Dang.

Papaya Sun Cream users win seven scooters

Published On: September 16, 2016 09:23 PM NPT By: Republica

REPUBLICA, Sept 16: Joy brand of Ratnasagar Herbal Pvt Ltd has handed over seven Honda Deo scooters to lucky consumers of its Papaya Sun Cream.

Nepal drops two notches in economic freedom

Published On: September 16, 2016 07:52 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal has ranked 108 out of 159 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2016 Annual Report, released on Thursday by Samriddhi Foundation in conjunction with Canada's Fraser Institute.

Listed cos on rights issue spree

Published On: September 16, 2016 01:19 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: As many as 20 companies have applied for approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 105.47 million units of new shares through rights issue.

Laxmi Bank opens branchesin Burtibang and Galyang

Published On: September 15, 2016 09:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Laxmi Bank has added two more branch offices in the western region -- at Burtibang (Baglung) and Galyang (Syangja). Issuing a statement on Thursday, the bank stated that it now has 54 branch offices, two extension counters and 73 ATM terminals across the country.

Sumi Shrestha wins Hyundai Creta in 'GET, SET, GO' campaign

Published On: September 15, 2016 09:16 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHAMNDU, Sept 15: Sumi Shrestha of Butwal has won a new Hyundai Creta car Hyundai 'GET, SET, GO' launched during Dashain-Tihar festive season last year.