Minister Banskota warns of budget return if no activity in Magh

Published On: January 22, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota, has warned of budget freeze if the subordinate bodies failed to expedite the works within the month of Magh.

National projects are on govt's priority: Minister Nembang

Published On: January 22, 2020 03:53 PM NPT By: RSS

KANCHANPUR, Jan 22: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Basanta Kumar Nembang, has said that national projects are on government's priority.

Sugar producers deceive farmers yet again

Published On: January 22, 2020 09:24 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Sugarcane farmers, who were hopeful of receiving their outstanding payments from sugar producers by this week, have been left disappointed yet again.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A tower of 132 kV Marsyangdi-Syuchatar transmission line, is at high risk of getting swept away by a landslide due to the construction of a hotel nearby.

Lack of conservation area for rare tea plant

Published On: January 22, 2020 09:14 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, Jan 22: Ilam is famous for its tea gardens but the government's apathy towards conservation and promotion of Nepali tea is a serious concern for tea entrepreneurs. According to tea experts, tea gardens which have been privatized contain precious tea plants but it lacks conservation and expansion. Government should designate conservation area and expand the precious plant but at present it is produced as normal tea, and sold for nominal prices.

Oli, Modi jointly inaugurate Biratnagar ICP

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:56 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the integrated check post (ICP) at Biratnagar through a video conference on Tuesday.

1 MW solar plant to be built in Jumla

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:53 AM NPT By: Dhan Bahadur Budha

JUMLA, Jan 22: Karnali Province Government has unveiled plan to install solar plant of one megawatt capacity in Jumla district headquarters Khalanga.

Reconstruction progress in Sindhuli 55% as time running out

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:53 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Jan 22: It has been 56 months since the devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit the country in 2015. In Sindhuli, not more than 55 percent of reconstruction works have completed, as per the data of the National Reconstruction Authority.

HBL, MaxMoney in remittance pact

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) and Malaysian firm MaxMoney has signed an agreement remittances transfer.

Hyundai KONA Electric sets Guinness World Record

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Hyundai Electric SUV KONA has set Guinness World Record. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, Hyundai said KONA is the first fully electric SUV driven to an altitude of 5,731 meters (Sawula Pass) in Tibet and comfortably breaking the previous record of 5,715.28 meters.