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.

India puts a ban on ginger imports from Nepal

Published On: September 1, 2016 04:30 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

PANITANKI (INDIA), Sept 1: India has put a ban on import of gingers from Nepal, arguing that they have high pesticide residue and that Chinese ginger was being exported in the name of Nepali product.

We need two more years to end load-shedding: Energy Minister

Published On: September 1, 2016 01:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug Sept 1: It is nearly a year since the government announced to reduce significantly within a year and completely within two years. But there has been no respite from power cuts.

Round Table International assembly begins

Published On: August 31, 2016 10:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Round Table International World Meeting (RTIWM) 2016 has begun in Kathmandu.

Citizens Bank to provide Saudi Riyal exchange service

Published On: August 31, 2016 09:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has said that it was providing Saudi Riyal exchange service for Nepali Muslims going for Mecca and Medina for pilgrimage.

Fiat launches Punto Pure hatchback

Published On: August 31, 2016 08:39 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Life Automobile, the authorized distributor of Fiat cars in Nepal, has launched the new Fiat Punto Pure at the ongoing NADA Auto Show.

UM launches two 300cc bikes

Published On: August 31, 2016 08:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: IME Automotives, the authorized distributor of UM motorcycles for Nepal, has launched two 300cc bikes -- Renegade Commando and Renegade Sport S -- in the domestic market.

Civil Capital named issue manager for MBL's rights issue

Published On: August 31, 2016 08:36 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug  31: Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) is issuing Rs 1.93 billion worth of right shares to its shareholders. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the commercial bank said that it has appointed Civil Capital Market Ltd as its issue manager for the rights issue.

Hero launches festive offer

Published On: August 31, 2016 07:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Nepal General Marketing, the authorized distributor of Hero two-wheelers vehicles for Nepal, has announced a festive offer -- Jau, Hero Liyu Soon Chadi, Paisa Pau.

Japan to provide grant assistance of Rs 1.832 billion

Published On: August 31, 2016 04:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government of Japan has decided to provide a grant assistance of 1.832 billion rupees to the government of Nepal for upgrading aviation safety facilities and supporting school sector development program in Nepal.

NRB efforts in vain as agro loans growth shrinks

Published On: August 31, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs) disbursed loans worth Rs 78.79 billion to the agriculture sector in the last fiscal year.