Entry of corrupt money into the hands of bad elements is a serious challenge

February 8, 2017 09:41 AM

Aniruddha Chatterjee, regional director of Dow Jones was recently in Kathmandu to attend a conference to discuss about solutions to mitigate money laundering and white-collar crimes. Sagar Ghimire of Republica caught up Chatterjee on the sidelines of the conference to discuss about the risks and vulnerabilities in Nepal's financial system, challenges of compliance, and infrastructure and regulatory setup to curb such crimes, among other issues. Excerpts:

NT’s 4G now accessible on all iPhones

February 8, 2017 09:34 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal Telecom (NT) has said that all iPhone users can use its 4G/LTE service. Only iPhone 5 users were able to use NT’s 4G service so far.

Apex Digital brings Valentine offer

February 8, 2017 09:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Apex Digital has come up with the exciting communication campaign ‘Yo Utsav Banaunuhos Bisesh’ on the occasion of Valentine’s Day.

‘Valentine offer’ from Ncell

February 8, 2017 09:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Ncell has said that it has launched ‘Valentine offer’ for its customers.

CBIL, Casco in remittance tie-up

February 8, 2017 09:28 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) and Casco Financial Services Ltd of the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide remittance services.

Nepal SBI Bank launches online ASBA and D-MAT services

February 8, 2017 09:27 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8 : Nepal SBI Bank Ltd (NSBL) has launched online ASBA and online D-mat services.

Siddhartha Bank launches EMV Chip Card

February 8, 2017 09:26 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Siddhartha Bank Ltd has upgraded its Debit, Credit and Prepaid Cards to EMV Chip Card. According to the bank, the bank, now onwards, shall be issuing EMV Chip Card on request of the new cards from the customers.

New offer on Suzuki two-wheelers

February 8, 2017 09:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: VG Automobiles Pvt Ltd -- the authorized distributor of Suzuki two-wheelers for Nepal -- has launched a sales promotion scheme named ‘Suzuki Super Offer’.

Second Int’l Women’s Trade Expo from Feb 14

February 8, 2017 08:55 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Federation of Women’s Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (FWEAN) is organizing 2nd International Women’s Trade Expo in Kathmandu from February 14 to 18.

'Woman killed for refusing to have sex'

February 8, 2017 08:26 AM

KHOTANG, Feb 8: Police have arrested a middle-aged man involved in murdering a thirty-year-old woman on Saturday for reportedly refusing to have sex with him. The incident came to light after the police in Khotang district arrested the alleged murderer on Monday, five hours after identifying the body of the woman dumped on a riverside in Bhojpur district.

Valley Pollution Index

February 8, 2017 08:09 AM

The graph above is based on the pollutant of fine particulate matter, PM2.5 (PM less than 2.5 microns) of Kathmandu Valley in a day.

5 die, 17 injured in Palpa road accidents

February 8, 2017 07:50 AM

PALPA, Feb 8: Five people died and 17 were injured in two road accidents in Palpa on Tuesday.

District court permission must for accessing phone call, SMS details

February 8, 2017 05:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to compulsorily seek permission from the district court if the police or other authorities concerned need to access telephone call records and SMS details for the purpose of criminal investigations.

PM roots for EVMs, others sceptical

February 8, 2017 01:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: While some lawmakers are cautious about the use of electronic voting machines (EVM), Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is strongly advocating their use in upcoming polls.

BIMSTEC Senior Officials Meet concludes

February 8, 2017 01:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The 17th Session of BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) has concluded in Kathmandu on Tuesday, with an understanding to host the summit meeting by the end of 2017.

NRA forms committee to retrofit Singha Durbar

February 8, 2017 00:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has formed a committee and tasked it to retrofit the main building of Singha Durbar that used to earlier house the Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defense and the National Planning Commission, among other government offices.

Going electronic

February 8, 2017 00:45 AM

As we are nearing constitutionally stipulated deadline of holding three sets of  elections—local, provincial and federal—before January 2018 and as pressures from various quarters are being exerted on the government and the political parties for holding all those elections on time.

MAN to present ‘Best Manager Award-2016’ on Friday

February 8, 2017 00:22 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Management Association of Nepal (MAN) is presenting ‘Best Manager Award-2016’ and ‘Best Female Manager Award-2016’ on Friday.

Govt to seek clarification from school principal for thrashing 9th grader

February 8, 2017 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: District Education Office (DEO), Kathmandu has decided to seek clarification from the school principal who thrashed a ninth grader in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Infographics: Global warming and its consequences

February 8, 2017 00:05 AM

Global warming and its consequences