62 percent construction of Galchhi-Mailung road completed

Published On: October 16, 2020 07:15 AM NPT By: HIMNATH DEVKOTA

RASUWA, Oct 16: The road connecting Galchhi-Mailung-Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi has witnessed 62 percent work progress in the first segment of its enhancement project.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’s inaugural flight to Nepal was welcomed with a water cannon salute at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday.

POKHARA, Oct 18: Lakeside, the hub for businesses related to tourism in Pokhara, is yet to open, even while the main markets in the Mahendrapul, Chipledhunga, New Road, Sabhagriha Chowk and Prithvi Chowk areas are already open.

Like during previous shocks, the pandemic once again renews the call to build a ‘self-reliant’ economy. But will the government listen and act, or miss the opportunity once again like it did in the aftermath of the earthquakes and the unofficial Indian embargo in 2015?

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

Published On: October 17, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

Foundation stone laid for 40-MW Upper Chameliya project

Published On: October 17, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

DARCHULA, Oct 17: The foundation stone of the Upper Chameliya project has been laid on Saturday. Chairman of Marma Rural Municipality Jaman Singh Dhami and Api Power Company proprietor Indramani Trital jointly laid the foundation stone of the project to be set up in Ward Number 2 of Marma Rural Municipality in the district.

Government starts preparations to extract iron from Dhaubadi mine

Published On: October 17, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Republica

NAWALPARASI, Oct 17: The sample of the iron ore extracted from the Dhaubadi iron mine at Nawalparasi has been found to be of good quality. The government has moved ahead with the iron mine as an important venture. The quality of the ore was found of high quality after carrying out a test in Chengdu of China.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The government collected total revenue of Rs 172.36 billion, 17 percent of the targeted amount, in the first quarter of the current fiscal year that ended on Friday. The amount this year is close to the revenue collection in the review period of the last fiscal year.

"I am originally from Calcutta. I got married to a Nepali when I was 21 and then Nepal became my second home. Kathmandu as a city, where my husband lived and later I lived along with him captivated me," she said.

Nepse benchmark index falls 27.18 points to close the week at 1,562.46 points

POKHARA, Oct 16:  Ghandruk Village, a popular tourist destination in Kaski district in the western hills of Nepal, has announced to suspend all its tourism related activities to contain further spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).