Nepse erases early gains to close week in red

Published On: January 25, 2020 12:24 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: Local stock kicked off the week on a remarkably positive footing as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rallied over 33 points on Sunday. However, the index pulled back sharply on Monday sliding over 26 points. While Tuesday was marked by a 3-points gain, equities came under pressure on Wednesday and Thursday. The major average extended its decline with consecutive losses of 7 points and 16 points in the respective sessions. Overall the index closed the week down 12.76 points or 0.97% at 1,297.47 points.

Minister Bhattarai inspects Tarigaun airport

Published On: January 24, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: RSS

DANG, Jan 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has inspected Tarigaun based domestic airport on Friday.

Government to conduct sanitation audit at 10 major airports

Published On: January 24, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government is set to carry out a sanitation audit at 10 main airports of the country as part of the Visit Nepal Year, 2020.

Customs offices turn 'cashless'

Published On: January 24, 2020 04:50 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Transaction in the customs offices throughout the country has now gone cashless replacing the existing one with 'only' banking system.

Delay payment impedes insurance programme in Bharatpur hospital

Published On: January 24, 2020 01:38 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, Jan 24: Bharatpur Hospital has been providing service to the patients of 14 districts under its health insurance programme. The Health Insurance Programme had come to effect in the district since 15 August 2017.

Sunkoshi-Marin project gets national pride status

Published On: January 24, 2020 08:38 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has decided to enlist Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project as a ‘national pride project’.

Himalaya Airlines starts direct flight to Chongqing

Published On: January 24, 2020 08:35 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalaya Airlines started scheduled flights to Chongqing – a provincial-level municipality in southwest China – on Thursday.

Nepse down as profit booking continues

Published On: January 24, 2020 08:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: The market witnessed considerable selling pressure in the last trading day of the week saw. Despite climbing higher in the morning, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back after hitting 1,320-point mark. The benchmark index plateaued around 1,310 points in the afternoon but gave considerable ground toward the close, ending the day 15.95 points lower at 1,297.47 points.

Govt may probe ill-gotten gains stashed in foreign lands

Published On: January 24, 2020 07:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has stepped up moves for amending the Prevention of Corruption Act to allow its anti-corruption agency to investigate property held in foreign countries and retrieve it if it is found to have been acquired through corrupt means.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has decided to retrieve the Rs 3 billion it had provided to Sajha Yatayat six months ago to purchase 300 electric buses.