Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway to be inaugurated today

Published On: July 18, 2021 10:48 AM NPT By: Republica

LAHAN, July 18: The Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway will be inaugurated today. The train set for Janakpur-Jayanagar, which has been stalled since September, will be tested at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The government’s spending under capital expenditure appeared dismal yet again in the fiscal year 2020/21 that ended on Thursday with the government utilizing only 64.69 percent of the funds allocated under the heading.

Minimum wage for private workers reaches Rs 15,000 per month

Published On: July 17, 2021 06:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 17: The provision about the new minimum wage for private sector workers has come into effect from the current fiscal year. Earlier the government had decided to increase the minimum wages for private sector workers beginning from Saun 1 (July 16) which marks the commencement of the new fiscal year.  Now, private workers except for tea estate workers are eligible to draw Rs 15,000 monthly.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The 25 MW of electricity produced by the Singati Khola Hydropower Project has been added to the national grid since Friday.

Last week of fiscal year ends on a positive note

Published On: July 16, 2021 10:27 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 16: The equity market opened last trading week of the financial year 20/21 on an upbeat footing. Rallying more than 74 points on Sunday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index reached 2,900 mark. However, on the court’s decision to reinstate the parliament and order to the president to appoint Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba as the prime minister, stocks saw weakness amidst uncertain political outlook.

Lumbini Province govt introduces budget through ordinance

Published On: July 16, 2021 01:30 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, July 16: Lumbini Province has brought the budget through ordinance today. The cabinet meeting held this morning decided to bring the budget through the ordinance.

Nepal Telecom claims its server has not been hacked

Published On: July 16, 2021 12:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal Telecom has stated that its server has not been hacked.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Nepal Army (NA) has handed over Khulalu-Laifu-Salisalla road section of Karnali corridor to the government agency concerned.

Parliamentary session ended at midnight after failing to get a majority to pass the budget

Karnali Province Government brings budget thru ordinance

Published On: July 16, 2021 09:12 AM NPT By: Republica

KARNALI, July 16: The Karnali Province Government has unveiled the new budget for the fiscal year 2078/079 through ordinance as the budget could not pass from the Province Assembly.