KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Former Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe  has been appointed the Minister for Law and Justice.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Police arrested ten students after a clash between the students affiliated to All Nepal National Independent Students Union (Revolutionary) (ANNISU-R) and Nepal Students' Union (NSU) at Nepal Manabiki Campus (formerly known as RR College) on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Former Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe is all set to be appointed as the Minister for Law and Justice today.

Gurka ex-servicemen serve March 15 deadline to Nepal, UK govts

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Agitating British Gurkha ex-servicemen have threatened to stage a fast-on-to-death if their demands are not addressed by the British government within a month.

DHANGADHI, Feb 17: The Indian side has started constructing government buildings on the no man's land without taking permission from Nepal.

DPM Pokharel inaugurates new buildings of Budhanilkantha School

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:51 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel inaugurated two new buildings of Budhanikantha School on Saturday during a function organized to mark the 47th annual day of the school.

Mega Bank to utilize Rs 2b loan from Doha Bank

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:42 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17:  Mega Bank Ltd has signed an agreement to utilize Rs 2 billion in commercial loan from Doha bank.

Team Ventures acquires 20% share of Foodmandu

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:39 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Foodmandu Pvt Ltd has secured a second round fund-raise from Team Ventures, a private investment fund based in Nepal. Issuing a statement on Friday, the officials of the company said that, Team Ventures will have around 20% stake in Foodmandu through a mix of new shares and partial buy-out of TNA's holding.

NEA saves Rs 10b by reducing electricity leakage

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:33 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the electricity leakage by 9.75% in the first six months of the current fiscal year, down from 11.28% that persisted in the last fiscal year. The NEA set a target to reduce electricity leakage to 8.5% in this fiscal year.

Call to implement anti-money laundering measures in co-ops

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepal's cooperative sector that has remained largely unregulated faces the risk of being used for money laundering, an official of Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DoMLI) said on Sunday.