Sujan Dhungana

The contributor for Republica.

Govt laxity blamed for growing market ills

Published On: July 14, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

KATHMANDU, July 14: There is a state of lawlessness in the market as state agencies are becoming increasingly unable to take action against wrongdoers. Market regulators have been reduced to mere spectators as traders and market cartels continue to take advantage of weak laws and government laxity.

Fuel supply pact with China not likely any time soon

Published On: July 11, 2016 12:01 PM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

KATHMANDU, July 11: Putting aside plan to sign commercial petroleum supply agreement with China, the government has started a study on the prospects of producing fuel in the country itself.

4G service likely by Sept

Published On: July 8, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepali telecom operators might be able to introduce 4G service by September.

SEZ Bill passed by house panel

Published On: July 6, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

KATHMANDU, July 6: Employees and trade unions of industries operating in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been banned from organizing protests and strikes.

Lawmakers seek amendments in SEZ Bill

Published On: July 4, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

Want a provision to ban protest, strikes in SEZ, among others, inserted

Fewer brands seeking NS Mark

Published On: July 1, 2016 09:03 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

KATHMANDU, June 30: It has been revealed that very few industries are applying for Nepal Standard (NS) Mark -- the quality assurance certification issued by the government to different products.

Gas bottlers' cartel flouts law as govt looks on

Published On: June 22, 2016 03:13 AM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

Reacting to the government's decision last week to suspend PDO for Himalayan Petrochemical Pvt Ltd (which supplies HP Gas), Nepal LP Gas Industry Association on Monday directed all bottlers to not collect PDO from NOC for an indefinite period.This is against the Essential Services Operation Act, 2014.

MoS plans to convert NOC’s Rs 3 billion debt into equity

Published On: June 14, 2016 03:32 PM NPT By: Sujan Dhungana

Nepal Oil Corporation will not distribute bonus for previous year: Supplies Secretary