KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Wages of women and low-paid workers have been disproportionately affected by the crisis, which has created a risk of severely increasing the income inequality, said the International Labour Organization (ILO).

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu, has resumed its business with limited services from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) on Thursday organized a virtual interaction on the COVID-19 impact on businesses run by women in Nepal.

NEW DELHI, Sept 14: India’s government sought parliamentary approval to inject 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) in state-run banks in the current fiscal year, to help lenders mitigate the expected surge in bad loans due to the pandemic.

POKHARA, July 30: Homestay service for tourists was an economic game changer for a lot of people in Pokhara as in many other parts of the country. But the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that hit across the world badly affected this business that started booming only a few years ago.

KATHMANDU, July 18: An overwhelming majority of Nepali migrant workers in Gulf countries, Malaysia and India have expressed their desire to return home and engage in self employment in the agriculture or non-agriculture sector.

NEW DELHI, June 26: When Pradeep Kumar’s wife was admitted to a government-run hospital in India’s capital for treatment of COVID-19, it took two days before she was able to see a doctor.

VNY 2020 campaign formally canceled

April 1, 2020 05:14 am

KATHMANDU, April 1: The government has formally canceled the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. It also said that the VNY Secretariat will be dissolved on April 13.