PM Oli, during the inaugural ceremony, turned a switch on to mark the commencement of the construction of these strategic roads in all 165 electoral constituencies across the country.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened trading on Monday where it lost a modest 5.45 points. However, the local stock market saw considerable strength in the latter three trading days of the week. The benchmark climbed 32.14 points on Tuesday followed by a gain of 43.37 points on Wednesday. The buying momentum lost some steam in the last trading day of the week but managed to close in green. The index rose 12.87 points higher on Thursday. Overall, the index gathered a total of 82.93 points or 3.25% ending week at 2,631.90.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has urged all government ministries to propose programs that can be implemented through the next fiscal year’s budget.

Five new insurance companies await operating license

Published On: April 2, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 2: Five new insurance companies have been in a race to receive operating licenses at a time when the government is looking for taking the existing insurers to merger with an aim to minimize unhealthy competition in the insurance business.

Stocks stretch advance as market advances 13 points

Published On: April 1, 2021 07:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the last trading session of the week in green but profit boking in the morning dragged the benchmark towards red briefly. However, stocks found some footing after mid-day and climbed above the opening level to trade around 15 points higher. Stocks plateaued thereafter, finally closing Thursday’s session at 2,631.90 – up 12.88 points against the session earlier.

Int’l airlines can use telecommunications services in Nepali sky

Published On: April 1, 2021 03:12 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 1: Now onward, the international airlines can use the internet and telecommunications service in the Nepali sky.

10 roads built with Indian grant assistance inaugurated

Published On: April 1, 2021 12:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: Ten roads built using Indian grant assistance of Rs 800 crores were inaugurated on Wednesday.

Shrestha sisters bag ‘Summit Woman of the Year’ award

Published On: April 1, 2021 11:37 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: Summit Hotel and Open Space Network jointly organized ‘Summit Woman of  the Year 2021’ to recognize and honor businesswomen below the age of 30.

DAO directs VITOF Nepal to halt election

Published On: April 1, 2021 11:12 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu has directed Village Tourism Promotion Forum (VITOF) Nepal to halt its annual general assembly and election that was scheduled to take place on April 2.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The number of people climbing Mt Sagarmatha from Nepal has been increasing this year as there will be no climbing from China in the spring this year. Officials at the Department of Tourism (DoT) are optimistic that this could greatly help revive the mountaineering sector that suffered huge loss last year due to the pandemic.