KATHMANDU, July 8: Himalaya Airlines is set to operate repatriation flights to Saudi Arabia and Philippines on Saturday. Likewise, the airlines will conduct one flight to Malaysia on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Over 300 manpower companies are unlikely to have their licenses renewed as they have failed to send at least 100 Nepali migrant workers out of the country in a year as per the government’s requirement for license renewal.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Market sentiment remained firmly bullish throughout the trading session on Tuesday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up by 30 points within the first half an hour of trading. Following a minor pullback at mid-day, the stock market witnessed a steady advance in the late afternoon to close Tuesday’s trading firmly higher. Nepse settled at 1,336.66 points – up 37.93 points against the previous session.

Free WIFI in Everest Base Camp region

Published On: July 6, 2020 10:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has started the process of providing WIFI service free of cost at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC).

KATHMANDU, July 6: Stocks traded flat in the first trading hour on Monday. Nonetheless, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed a steady surge after midday adding more than 20 points. The benchmark plateaued somewhat in the afternoon until a final hour advance drove the market over 33.27 points higher. Nepse closed Monday’s trading at 1,298.73 points.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has requested the Australian ambassador to Nepal, Peter Budd, to start commercial air service between the two countries.

Nepal imports 424,397 tons of food in 100 days of lockdown

Published On: July 6, 2020 03:13 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal imported 424,397 tons of food stuff in the 100 days of the nationwide lockdown that has been in effect since March 24.

RASUWA, July 6: Rasuwagadhi border point which remained shut since February 29 earlier this year in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak has come into operation from Monday.

Rasuwagadhi border point to come into operation from today

Published On: July 6, 2020 07:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: The Rasuwagadhi border point that remains shut for about five months is set to resume its operation from today.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The fear of decline carried over to Sunday’s trading session initially. In the first few minutes of trading, the equity market came under pressure and shed 10 points. A quick recovery pushed the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index 25 points higher, but another wave of selling pressure dragged the index back to red by the end of the first trading hour. A steady advance followed suit in the latter trading hours as Nepse closed with a moderate gain of 9.35 points to close the session at 1,265.45.