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Govt approves additional Rs 73 billion investment for two hydel projects

Published On: October 9, 2021 04:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The government on Saturday gave its go-ahead to inject an additional capital worth Rs 73 billion in the construction and development of two hydroelectricity projects.

Carrying the Hindu nation agenda, Hamal becomes minister

Published On: October 9, 2021 02:13 PM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 9: Gajendra Hamal, a long-time Nepali Congress member from Banke district, has succeeded in becoming the Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies even though he does not hold any active position in the party. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba appointed him as a minister on Friday. It is rumored that Hamal was recommended for the post of a minister by Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana who has already denied this allegation.

With arrival of digital age, kite business is disappearing

Published On: October 9, 2021 10:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Once the main means of entertainment during Dashain, kites are rarely seen in the sky of Kathmandu. The sky above Tudikhel, which used to be full of kites during Dashain in the past, is now empty.

Will work to guarantee the right to information: Minister Karki

Published On: October 9, 2021 09:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Newly appointed Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that he will work to guarantee the right to information of the people.

Young man drowns in river

Published On: October 8, 2021 04:53 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Guru Prasad Chaudhary, 26, of Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis-6 has drowned in a river.

Body of teenager girl recovered from the cemetery on suspicion of rape and murder

Published On: October 8, 2021 04:50 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRGUNJ, Oct 8: The body of a 14-year old girl has been taken under control by Parsa Police while her final rites were being performed at a graveyard at Murli Nayantol in Birgunj Metropolitan City-13.

Nepal records 764 new cases, 1,033 recoveries and ten deaths on Friday

Published On: October 8, 2021 04:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: As many as 1,033 people recovered from COVID-19 on Friday, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population. Similarly, Nepal recorded 764 new cases of COVID--19 and ten deaths from the deadly virus on the same day.

Huawei launches ‘Seeds: for the Future in Nepal’

Published On: October 8, 2021 03:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Huawei launched Seeds for the Future – its global flagship CSR program for undergraduate level students from all ICT-related disciplines in Nepal amidst a press meet held in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

CPN (Unified Socialist) to change its election symbol

Published On: October 8, 2021 02:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: CPN (Unified Socialist) has decided to change its previously proposed election symbol.

Samling Power Company to issue IPO

Published On: October 8, 2021 02:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Samling Power Company Limited is going to open the sale of ordinary shares to the public from October 21. The company is set to open sale of 730,000 initial public offerings (IPO) at a face value of Rs 73 million.

Rawal elected as NC Bajura President

Published On: October 8, 2021 02:10 PM NPT By: Republica

BAJURA, Oct 8: The seventh district convention of Nepali Congress (NC) Bajura District Committee has elected Ram Singh Rawal as the party's district committee president.

Foreign Minister Khadka leaving for Serbia today

Published On: October 8, 2021 01:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka is leaving for Serbia today (Friday). He is scheduled to leave for Serbia at 8:50 PM.

President and PM Deuba meet

Published On: October 8, 2021 01:36 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba met with President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Prime Minister Deuba, who is preparing to expand the Cabinet, met the president on Friday.

DHI launches refrigerator and mixer grinder

Published On: October 8, 2021 12:47 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: On the auspicious occasion of Dashain, Tihar, and Chhath festivals, Digital Home International (DHI) unveiled its new product range of refrigerators and mixer grinders.

UK removes Nepal from red list

Published On: October 8, 2021 08:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Government of UK has removed 47 countries and territories including Nepal from its red list, which was in place earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CPN (Unified Socialist) to finalize ministers today

Published On: October 8, 2021 08:06 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The CPN (Unified Socialist) is to finalize the name of ministers to participate in the government on Friday. A meeting of the party’s Standing Committee decided that the central secretariat meeting to be held today would finalize the ministers, shared its Publicity Department Chief Jagannath Khatiwada.

Services-led growth key to Nepal’s green, resilient, and inclusive development: World Bank

Published On: October 7, 2021 07:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The World Bank (WB) has projected that the Nepali economy will grow by 3.9 percent in the current fiscal year, an improved average from 2020/21, with the country lifting containment measures as vaccination picks up and tourism and migrant worker flow recover.

Nepali rupee weakens to a six-month low against US dollar

Published On: October 7, 2021 06:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Nepali Rupee on Thursday depreciated to a six-month low against the US dollar with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) fixing the price of the American currency at Rs 120.27 per dollar for the day.

Special security plan for upcoming festivals implemented in Chitwan

Published On: October 7, 2021 06:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: As the festive season approaches, the District Police Office Chitwan has implemented a special security plan in the district. Under this plan, the police are working to control criminal activities, especially in long distance vehicles.

Demonstrators take to the streets of Kathmandu protesting against the MCC pact

Published On: October 7, 2021 06:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: A group of demonstrators took to the streets of Kathmandu protesting against the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) pact on Thursday.