KATHMANDU, Dec 6: A total of 87 firms have proposed to invest Rs 122 billion to set up their manufacturing plants in the country in the first three months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The government has included five more items — tea, electricity wire and conductor, footwear, zinc sheets and paints — in the lists of the potential goods in which Nepal is being self-reliant.

KATHMANDu, Feb 11: The Department of Immigration had proposed a brutal policy against women's independent movement -- requiring permit letters from their male counterpart or the head of the family as well as the ward office in order to travel abroad alone unless they are over 40 -- has made some amendments owing to public pressure. The amendments in the Immigration Procedures (no blanket restriction on women's free movement, but this narrowed down to the same age of women heading to the Gulf countries for the first time) have not received praise, the policy makers sound too complacent to make further changes.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal welcomed 8,874 foreign tourists in January, the largest number of foreign visitors in a month since the government imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 24.

122 Chinese nationals deported

January 9, 2020 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Three days after the District Administration Office (DAO) released 122 Chinese nationals, who were arrested earlier on the charge of being involved in suspicious activities including cyber crimes, the Department of Immigration (DoI) deported them to China on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Department of Industry (DoI) has said that it would complete necessary works to set up one-stop service for investors by mid-May.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Department of Industry (DoI), strengthening the capacity of its online service launched four months ago to receive documents for the registration of industry, is to complete the entire registration process through an e-system.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Election Commission has said the reporters bearing the Press Pass issued by the Department of Information could collect news of voting and vote counting.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Department of Immigration on Tuesday stated that it issued 163,518 visas in the FY 2015/016. Majority of those were tourist visas, a few were business visas and others were non-tourist visas.