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Arpana Ale Magar



A very Large number of Nepali population will use Nokia networks to connect to internet by 2020

December 4, 2018 06:00 AM

Vinish Bawa is the head of customer team of Emerging Business & Enterprise for Nokia Solutions and Networks India Pvt Ltd. He was in Nepal for the Nokia Innovation Day 2018.

Chobhar dry port is essential for country’s trade

December 3, 2018 10:24 AM

The government, through the budget for Fiscal Year 2013/14, announced plans to build an international-standard exhibition hall and a dry port on the land of the defunct Himal Cement Factory in Chobhar. But the project has failed to take off. Nepal Intermodal Transportation Development Board (NITDB), under the Ministry of Commerce, was assigned the task of implementing the project with financial support of US$ 22 million from the World Bank.

NAC officials dodge most PAC questions

November 26, 2018 10:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Officials of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) who were summoned at the parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday for questioning over the purchase of two wide-body aircraft, faced a barrage of questions but shied away from answering most of them.

JCB leading heavy machine market of Nepal: Sondhi

November 23, 2018 02:30 AM

Vipin Sondhi is the managing director and CEO of JCB India Limited. He was in Nepal for CII conMac 2018, the largest construction equipment exhibition, taking place in Nepal for the first time.

12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine begins today

November 21, 2018 10:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: With the theme of “Mountain Medicine in the Heart of the Himalayas”, 12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine 2018 is set to commence from Wednesday in Kathmandu.

Nepal an important market for SML ISUZU

November 19, 2018 10:59 AM

SML ISUZU India appointed Goldfish International Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Laxmi Group, as its authorized distributor for Nepal. The two companies signed an agreement to this effect in Kathmandu last week. Yugo Hashimoto, managing director and CEO of SML ISUZU India, was in Kathmandu to sign the agreement. Arpana Ale Magar of Republica talked to Hashimoto to know more about SML ISUZU and its plans for Nepal. Excerpts:

Nepal sees domestic tourism boom ahead of Visit Nepal Year 2020

November 1, 2018 07:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Surge in domestic tourist footfalls this year has come as good news for tourism industry of the country as it prepares to celebrate yearlong Visit Nepal Year (VNY) campaign in 2020.

Nepal sees domestic tourism boom ahead of Visit Nepal Year 2020

November 1, 2018 07:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Surge in domestic tourist footfalls this year has come as good news for tourism industry of the country as it prepares to celebrate yearlong Visit Nepal Year (VNY) campaign in 2020.

Nepal sees domestic tourism boom ahead of Visit Nepal Year 2020

November 1, 2018 07:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Surge in domestic tourist footfalls this year has come as good news for tourism industry of the country as it prepares to celebrate yearlong Visit Nepal Year (VNY) campaign in 2020.

Sugar mills start settling cane farmers’ outsanding dues

October 29, 2018 09:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Sugar mills have started releasing pending payments to sugarcane farmers after the Department of Industry (DoI) stopped providing government services like issuing letter of recommendations to the mills.

Govt collects Rs 37 million in expedition royalties

October 27, 2018 07:46 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The government has collected Rs 37 million in royalties from mountaineering expeditions in the autumn season of 2018, from 43 different peaks above 6000 meters.

After Lukla, NAC launches scheduled flights to Dang

October 8, 2018 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is beginning scheduled flights on Kathmandu-Dang route from Monday. The flight will be operated via Bhairahawa.

NAC to start Lukla, Dang flights before Dashain

October 6, 2018 09:28 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Air passengers travelling to Lukla and Dang, now can fly with scheduled flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). In the face of tourist season as well as the upcoming festival (Dashain, Tihar and Chhat Parva), NAC has announced to start the scheduled flights to Lukla and Dang before Dashain.

Six transport committees claim 66 million in expenses

September 27, 2018 05:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: On the call of District Administration Office (DAO) Kathmandu to submit their compulsory liability details, six transport committees have claimed expenses worth around Rs 66 million.

Packages abound as more Nepalis opt to travel

September 26, 2018 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: As an indication of the citizens' changing travel habits, more Nepalis are setting out for international tours in recent years, especially during the festivals and holidays.

‘Prime minister’s visit boosts tourist arrivals from China’

September 20, 2018 08:19 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The number of Chinese tourists visiting Nepal in August increased by a massive 63.9 percent year-on-year to 12,048. Officials of Nepal Tourism Board have attributed this rise in tourists arrivals from the northern neighbor to Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli's China visit in mid-June.

51 more traders lose their stalls at Kalimati market

September 19, 2018 04:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market Development Board has scrapped stall license of 51 more traders.

Madan Kharel appointed executive chairman of NAC

September 18, 2018 07:51 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The government has appointed Madan Kharel as the executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). Kharel, a former managing director of the NAC, returns to the helm of the national flag carrier after a gap of three years. He was inducted to the board of directors of the NAC two days back only.

Gold in short supply ahead of Teej

September 10, 2018 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Gold is in short supply as the major festival season dawns nearer, jewelers say.

Six traders lose stalls, probe underway against 92 others

September 5, 2018 10:36 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board has scrapped license of six traders who were found leasing out stalls allotted to them to other parties. The meeting of the board held on Tuesday decided to scrap licenses of traders classified into a red category.