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Three arrested with a pistol from Gongabu

Published On: August 5, 2021 11:09 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 5: A team of Nepal Police personnel have arrested three persons with a pistol from Gongabu area in Kathmandu.

Shakya warns of knocking at court’s door if forcibly removed from NEA

Published On: August 5, 2021 09:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 5: Nepal Electricity Authority Managing Director Hitendra Dev Shakya has warned to go to court if the government decided to forcibly dismiss him. Shakya made the remarks a day after Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal asked him to resign.

56 birthing centres set up in four years in Bajhang

Published On: August 5, 2021 08:42 AM NPT By: Republica

BAJHANG, August 5: A total of 56 birthing centres have been set up at different local levels in Bajhang district in the last four years.

Nepse inches higher; hydropower sector sees strength, microfinance stocks retrace

Published On: August 4, 2021 07:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: After opening firmly higher, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pulled back sharply but managed to trade in green in the morning. The benchmark witnessed lackluster trading thereafter, with the index hovering marginally in positive territory throughout Wednesday’s session. At the close, Nepse ended with a gain of 12.05 at 3,123.15.

Many BFIs not transparent in spending from CSR fund

Published On: August 4, 2021 07:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: Most of the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) have been found concealing information related to the amount they spent on their corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Japan-made AstraZeneca vaccines to arrive in Kathmandu on Saturday

Published On: August 4, 2021 06:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The COVID-19 vaccines being donated by Japan is  expected to arrive in Nepal on Saturday.

Huawei to invest US $ 100 million in Asia Pacific startup ecosystem over next three years

Published On: August 4, 2021 05:08 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: Huawei has announced to invest US $ 100 million in the promotion of startups in the Asia Pacific region.

UML asks govt to roll back decision to scrap landless commission

Published On: August 4, 2021 03:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The CPN-UML has asked the government to withdraw its decision to scrap the Landless Problem Resolution Commission (LPRC).

SC issues interim order against SSF, asks authorities to stop listing pvt sector employees by force

Published On: August 4, 2021 03:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, AUGUST 4: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order against the Social Security Fund (SSF), asking the authorities to halt the implementation of the mandatory rule for the employees of the private companies to be listed in the SSF.

Garima blessed with baby girl

Published On: August 4, 2021 02:16 PM NPT By: Republica

Actress Garima Pant has given birth to a daughter. She shared a picture of her family on social media on Tuesday, mentioning that she has become a mother. Garima is married to Hari Thapaliya, who has been living in Belgium. The couple has named their daughter Prisha

Hospitals in Nepal overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, once again

Published On: August 4, 2021 01:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: COVID-19 hospitals around the country are once again overwhelmed with an increasing number of COVID-19 cases.

Govt to administer second dose of Vero Cell to elderly from Friday

Published On: August 4, 2021 11:08 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The government has announced to administer the second dose of Vero cell vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from August 6.

Melamchi municipality appeals to those living in high risk zones to move to safer locations

Published On: August 4, 2021 11:00 AM NPT By: Republica

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 4: Melamchi Municipality has drawn its attention to a widespread criticism of the local government for its sheer apathy to the protection of lives and property in the flood-ravaged riverside area.

Multiple reasons triggered devastating floods and landslides in Melamchi: Report

Published On: August 4, 2021 08:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: Reports have shown that there are multiple reasons behind devastating floods and landslides in Melamchi River.

EC scraps 41 political parties

Published On: August 4, 2021 08:43 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped registration of 41 political parties.

Postal Highway to miss yet another deadline as only 65 percent construction completed in over a decade

Published On: August 4, 2021 06:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Postal Highway, one of the national pride projects, is going to miss another deadline of fiscal year 2022/23 as around 35 percent of the construction work is yet to be completed within the targeted deadline of the next two years.

Nepse ends in green as most sectors see gains

Published On: August 4, 2021 05:42 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shot up in the morning on Tuesday before giving up early gains partially at mid-day. Stocks traded flat for most of the afternoon session. Nonetheless, a steady advance in the closing hours saw the index close firmly above 3,100 mark. At the close, the benchmark rose 26.02 points to settle at 3,111.09.

Landless problems resolution commission scrapped

Published On: August 3, 2021 09:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The government has appointed Madhu Prasad Regmi as the chairperson of Teachers' Service Commission (TSC). A cabient meeting held on Tuesday also decided to appoint Dilliram Rimal and Nanda Kumari Maharjan as the members of the commission. The recommendation was made for the appointment of office-bearers in the commission a year ago.

Prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley extended till August 11

Published On: August 3, 2021 06:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: Local administrations in the Kathmandu Valley have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders by a week.

Finmin Sharma urges BFIs to lower interest rates on low-income-group loans

Published On: August 3, 2021 06:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) working closely with the people at the grassroots to reduce the interest rate on loans that they provide to the poor people.