Finance secretary claims 7.2 percent growth target gettable

Published On: October 10, 2017 08:06 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Finance Secretary Shanta Raj Sebedi has said that the growth target of 7.2 percent in this fiscal year is achievable, although the development partners have lowered the growth projection below 5 percent.

Share market falls 8.12 points

Published On: October 9, 2017 05:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The domestic share market has experienced the fall by 8.12 points today.

Farmers in Parbat to get transportation subsidy

Published On: October 9, 2017 08:13 AM NPT By: Chhabi Lal Tiwari

PARBAT, Oct 8: Mahashila Rural Municipality of Parbat district has decided to distribute subsidies to the farmers to carry their agriculture products to the market.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has revoked its decision of transferring director general of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Sanjiv Gautam to the ministry by relieving him of his position as the executive chief of the country’s aviation regulatory body, a source at the ministry said.

South Asia ranks second in global growth: WB

Published On: October 9, 2017 07:53 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: After leading global growth for two years, the countries of South Asia have fallen to the second place after East Asia and the Pacific region, according to the World Bank.  The region’s slowdown is due to both temporary shocks and longer-term challenges, the World Bank said.

Transport entrepreneurs' monopoly during festivities

Published On: October 9, 2017 04:53 AM NPT By: Narhari Sapkota

GORKHA, Oct 9: Pramod Shrestha of Bhimsen Rural Municipality-8, Ghatbesi keeps travelling from Kathmandu to Gorkha during festivals like Dashain, Tihar and Makar Sankranti. Recently, he was travelling in a public bus when the helper forced him to get off on the way instead of taking him to his destination.

Flower imports on the wane as production rises

Published On: October 8, 2017 04:15 AM NPT By: Arpana Ale Magar

KATHMANDU, Oct, 8: Nepal is gradually becoming self-sufficient in flowers. According to Dilip Bade, senior vice president of Floriculture Association of Nepal (FAN), import of flowers is falling in recent years, thanks to rising in flower production.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Transportation cost on Nepal's third country imports and exports via India has come down by at least Rs 15,000 per container after India waive Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all transit services provided to Nepal.

Rights issue of 18 companies in the pipeline

Published On: October 8, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: As many as 18 companies are awaiting the nod of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to launch rights issue worth Rs 12.94 billion. They are floating 129.43 million units of shares to their shareholders.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 7: Industrialists are at the receiving end of two different rules on transport of imported raw materials from Birgunj introduced by Mid-Regional Traffic Police, Pathlaiya.