Sujeeta Pradhan

The contributor for Republica.
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Customers look for cars with higher ground clearance

Published On: November 11, 2019 10:19 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

Subaru is one of the fastest growing car brands in Nepal. The Japanese automaker officially entered Nepal in 2006. Vijay Motors Pvt Ltd is the authorized dealer of Subaru in Nepal. Sujeeta Pradhan of Republica talked to Shailaj Bdr Singh, sales and marketing department head of Vijay Motors Pvt Ltd, to talk about Subaru's journey in Nepal and automobile business in Nepal, among other issues.

Vegetable prices continue to rise

Published On: November 9, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Even after the end of the festive season, the price of vegetables, instead of subsiding, continues to rise.

Gold price sees marginal decline amid hopes of US-China trade deal

Published On: November 7, 2019 09:26 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The price of gold fell by Rs 600 on a single day to Rs 70,200 per tola (11.664 grams) on Wednesday.

After 5-month slump, Tihar gives some respite to jewelers

Published On: November 3, 2019 11:07 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Gold traders have sold gold worth nearly Rs 7 billion during Tihar festival this year. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association, gold jewelry and ornaments were in high demand during the festival.

Flowers worth Rs 300 million sold during this Dashain and Tihar

Published On: November 2, 2019 09:21 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The business of flowers crossed Rs 300 million during this year's Dashain and Tihar festivals, according to Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN).

Mobile banking users increase by over 4.5 times in 4 years

Published On: October 24, 2019 10:03 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The number of mobile banking users has increased by over 4.5 times in the past four years. According to a report recently published by Nepal Rastra Bank – Situation of Access to Finance in Nepal 2019 – the number of mobile banking users has gone up from 1.75 million to 8.35 million.

Smart driving license backlog piles up as mass printer remains unutilized

Published On: October 22, 2019 12:19 PM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is yet to operate the mass printer for printing smart license cards, which it had brought from India in August. The delay in using the mass printer has led to increasing backlogs of smart license cards.

Rs 250 million allocated for providing free vocational training

Published On: October 21, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Foreign Employment Board has allocated a budget of Rs 250 million for providing free vocational training to youths.

88% flowers for Tihar to be sourced from domestic production

Published On: October 16, 2019 10:58 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The production of flowers is increasing in Nepal of late, and 88% of the local demand is met by local production. With rising production, import is decreasing.

Rs 49.28 million collected in mountaineering royalty

Published On: October 13, 2019 08:48 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The government has collected Rs 49.28 million in royalty from the mountaineers scaling different mountains during autumn season.

Onion prices spike on short supply

Published On: October 4, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Onion prices have more than doubled over past one and half months. The price has skyrocketed during the festive season where consumption of onion is very high.

Govt intensifies market monitoring

Published On: October 2, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection (DoCSP) has fined 140 stores out of 298 in course of its market monitoring for the upcoming festive season.

FMTC starts selling goats for Dashain at concessional price

Published On: October 1, 2019 08:17 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Food Management and Trading Company Ltd (FMTC) has started selling mountain goats and goats for Dashain festivals.

FMTC likely to start selling goats for Dashain today

Published On: September 30, 2019 08:25 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: State-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is likely to start selling goats for Dashain festival from Monday and mountain goats from Tuesday.

People throng NRB counter to exchange crisp banknotes for Dashain

Published On: September 28, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has started to provide exchange facility for bank notes for the festival of Dashain, from Friday.

Discounts galore on smartphones this Dashain

Published On: September 26, 2019 07:18 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

Gifts, accessories, free holiday packages on offer

10 steps and some 15 days to repair one pothole

Published On: September 24, 2019 07:15 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Do you ever wonder how the potholes on our roads get repaired and by whom? Municipal workers are often to be seen repairing the roads and filling potholes. But there is more to it than that. Ten different steps are involved before a pothole gets patched up. These steps have to be approved by various individuals and departments in the municipal bureaucracy.

Veg prices up by up to 70%

Published On: September 24, 2019 06:59 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The price of vegetables has shot up by as much as 70% over the past month.

Advanced bookings for bus tickets for Dashain begins

Published On: September 23, 2019 08:50 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

Sufficient buses have been arranged, say transport entrepreneurs

Use of SIM cards registered under others’ names to be restricted

Published On: September 19, 2019 09:16 AM NPT By: Sujeeta Pradhan

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) is making it mandatory to register the mobile SIM card under the user’s own name. The new rule that the NTA – the telecommunication market regulator – is introducing ‘soon’ will restrict individuals from using the SIM card registered under the ownership of another person.