Neupane is associated with Republica, English National Daily, since September 2016. He reports and writes on industry, telecommunication, market, trade, among other issues. Lately, Neupane extensively covered the Covid-19 pandemic and health-related issues for the print version of Republica.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Three days after the District Administration Office (DAO) released 122 Chinese nationals, who were arrested earlier on the charge of being involved in suspicious activities including cyber crimes, the Department of Immigration (DoI) deported them to China on Wednesday evening.
2020 is here, and you might already have worked a list of resolutions for this year. We would like to supplement that list with our recommendations for reading this year. Here is a list of 20 books that should be on your reading list this year.
It is heartening to know that the country has a lot to offer to the travelers who want to explore natural and cultural heritages. Be it natural beauty or cultural heritage, Nepal amazes you with its cultural and natural diversity and its scenic beauty. Here are 20 places you should try your best to visit in 2020.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The business of automobile, which dropped significantly after Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) tightened provisions to issue bank loans for buying personal vehicles, is now expected to rise as the government has issued taxi permits to 1,500 earthquake-affected people.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The development committee of parliament has instructed the concerned government authorities to construct the roads of the Kathmandu Valley at the earliest and expand the roads as per the set criteria.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal Telecom (NT) is yet to announce global tender for procuring fiber equipment even though it has already been more than nine months since Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) - the telecom sector regulator - permitted the state-owned operator to lay down optical fiber along the Mid-Hills Highway.
Prakash Koirala is the founder and director of Finlit Nepal Pvt Ltd – an organization under Nepal Prosperity Institute, a think tank based in Kathmandu – which provides financial literacy to the school students and communities. Koirala, who founded Finlit back in 2015, has provided financial literacy training to more than 45,000 people of 43 districts.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The long-awaited Internet connection from China is expected to complete by the end of July as the work of laying optical fiber on the Chinese side, which was halted in early June, has resumed.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Different offers introduced by business enterprises in the recent years under their loyalty programs have helped them expand their business and establish their brands. Such policies have also helped them turn occasional buyers into regular customers.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Nepal Telecom (NT) is rapidly installing base transceiver station (BTS) towers in different rural parts of the country with the aim of providing quality telecommunications services to people there.
Morocco has appointed Mohamed Maliki as its ambassador to Nepal. Maliki, who is based in New Delhi, is in Kathmandu to present his credentials to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. Ashim Neupane of Republica talked to Maliki on different issues including the possibility of fostering bilateral trade, among others. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, June 5: Despite making profit in liquefied petroleum (LP) gas after nearly 18 months, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that was not bringing down price in the domestic market anytime soon.
KATHMANDU, May 22: After a hiatus of eight years, Nepal Drugs Limited (NDL) is resuming the supply of its product Jeevan Jal - the popular oral rehydration salts (ORS) -- in the domestic market from Monday.
Republic of Lithuania, a northern European country, officially inaugurated its Honorary Consulate in Nepal on Tuesday. Shovakar Hari Neupane, a Kathmandu-based businessman, has been appointed as Lithuania's Honorary Consular in Nepal. Lithuanian ambassador to Nepal, Laimonas Talat-Kelpsa, who is based in New Delhi, is in Kathmandu for the inauguration of the consular office. Ashim Neupane of Republica talked to Talat-Kelpsa on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony to know about bilateral trade between Nepal and Lithuania, among other issues. Excerpts: