Muna Sunuwar is a business correspondent at Republica English Daily. She covers tourism, aviation and energy-related issues. She has been active in professional journalism since 2017.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The price of goat and chicken meat has been rising for the last few months, following the government decision to make quarantine clearance mandatory for livestock imported from India.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The Internet Service Providers’ Association of Nepal (ISPAN) has taken back its decision to charge 13% telecommunication service charge (TSC) after a week of deciding to collect it from its clients.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Almost 100,000 PAN cards have been issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) after the government made Permanent Account Number (PAN) card mandatory for all salaried workers from the current Fiscal Year 2019/20.
KATHMANDU, July 18: The Nepal Oil Corporation's (NOC) plans to distribute color-coded liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in the market has apparently failed as it has seen discontinuation for the second time.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is planning to set up information technology (IT) labs in nearly 1,000 public high schools across the country by the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20.
KATHMANDU, July 13: After an aircraft of Yeti Airlines skidded off the runway while landing at domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at 11:05 am Friday, the only international airport of the country, and the domestic terminal within the TIA, remained closed for all international and domestic flights throughout the day.
KATHMANDU, July 9: A total of 617,252 people are using payment receipts issued by the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) as substitutes of driving license as of Monday, due to inability of the department to provide smart license to the applicants on a timely manner.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Lack of sufficient rainfall takes toll on paddy cultivation as transplantation has been completed on only around 15% of paddy fields across the country, according to Department of Agriculture (DoA).
KATHMANDU, July 1: Suman Kumar Gupta, 23, recently applied for Permanent Account Number (PAN) at a taxpayer service office of Inland Revenue Department in Kathmandu. “I had to apply for PAN as my employer asked me to get PAN before joining them,” Gupta, who has recently been hired by a commercial bank, told Republica.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The price of gold climbed reached a record high of Rs 65,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in the Nepali market on Tuesday. The yellow metal was traded at Rs 65,000 per tola a day earlier.