Zenith Shah

The contributor for Republica.

Internet prices likely to go up from mid-July

Published On: June 19, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, June 19: Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have warned that Internet prices could go up by 20 percent from the beginning of new fiscal year 2019/20 if the government decides to continue 13 percent telecommunication service charge (TSC) on Internet service.

Visit Nepal Year 2020: About roads less traveled

Published On: June 9, 2019 08:32 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, June 9: Culture, adventure, spirituality, wildlife, and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) will be the major attractions for Visit Nepal Year 2020, according to Suraj Vaidya, national coordinator for Visit Nepal 2020.

Opposition annoyed at 'extravagant' budget for farm modernization project

Published On: June 3, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, June 3: Main opposition Nepali Congress has criticized the government for its failure to spend budget allocated for the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project (PMAMP).

Korean food cooking contest held

Published On: June 1, 2019 09:43 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, June 1: A confident Gyanendra KC, chef and owner of a Korean eatery at Thamel, jokingly gave himself a 10/10 for his efforts in a casual conversation with the event emcee, before officially being pronounced the winner of the “1st Korean Food Cooking Contest in Nepal” held Friday at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur.

Budget gives tax incentives for export promotion, protection of domestic industries

Published On: May 30, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has brought an array of tax breaks and incentives for export promotion and protection of domestic industries. It has also brought tax incentives to support industries based on agriculture.

Lime prices up 41 percent on high demand, low supply

Published On: May 27, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, May 27: Price of limes has gone up significantly in the market over the last two months, and continues to skyrocket, owing to a similar price hike in India.

Horn ban: Not a well thought decision

Published On: April 18, 2017 11:30 PM NPT By: Zenith Shah

Due to a somewhat busy schedule (and mostly because of my slothful behavior), I rarely get time to squat in front of newspapers and thoroughly go through the news. Thanks to different groups on social media platforms, I can at least get a hint of what’s happening across the globe.

Muskan: Connecting students for action

Published On: July 23, 2016 10:43 AM NPT By: Zenith Shah

KATHMANDU, July 22: Global Peace Young Leaders (GPYL) was formed in 2014 as a sister organization of Global Peace Foundation (GPF). Ever since its establishment, it has launched initiatives that not only benefit the society but the participants of the program as well.