KATHMANDU, June 5: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ncell Axiata Limited have entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy lives and cities in Nepal. UNDP Resident Representative Ayshanie Medagangoda Labe and Ncell CEO Andy Chong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) virtually to this effect on June 4.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Chief Executive Officer of Ncell Axiata Limited, Andy Chong has handed over 150 units of oxygen concentrators to Chief Specialist Mahendra Prasad Shrestha of the Ministry of Health and Population to ease the treatment of patients in district hospitals.
KATHMANDU, May 21: Ncell Axiata Limited on Friday handed the first batch of over 150 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), extending its support to the government to mitigate the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Ncell Axiata Limited as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative has taken up the responsibility for building and maintaining of iconic Lainchaur ground at the heart of the city. With the aim to greatly benefit the people of Kathmandu, the building of the iconic Lainchaur Green Park will contribute to the making of a clean, green, and healthy city.
KATHMANDU, April 16: Ncell Private Limited has launched a self-assessment survey through Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) medium to support the Government to identify COVID-19 infected people.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Ncell has initiated a credit facility for prepaid customers on data usage and SMS service during the lockdown imposed by the government to control the transmission of the deadly virus.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Ncell Private Limited has slashed internet price by 25 percent from April 2 in a bid to give relief to its customers amid the nationwide lockdown imposed by the Government of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Ncell Private Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and UNICEF is supporting the government for the National Measles Rubella (MR) Campaign 2020. The government aims to immunize over 3 million children across the country between the ages of 9 months to 5 years as a part of this much anticipated campaign.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday directed the government to recover long-standing capital gains tax (CGT) from Ncell before authorizing the private company to use additional frequency.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has selected Ncell to use residual spectrum in 1800 MHz band on condition that it first settles outstanding capital gains tax (CGT) dues with the government.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Making public the full text of its judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday said Ncell, the private sector telecom service provider, has a remaining capital gains tax (CGT) liability of only Rs 21.10 billion.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Supreme Court said on Thursday that Ncell, a private telecom company, can pay only Rs 21.10 billion in capital gains tax against the Rs 39.06 billion determined by the Large Taxpayers' Office under the Nepal government.
KATHMANDU, Sep 7: A parliamentary committee has decided to study all recent court decisions related to the controversial capital gains tax case to be paid by telecommunication company Ncell, following questions from various quarters after the judiciary invalidated the tax assessment by the Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) two weeks ago.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: 'Buwa', a short film by Kamal Subedi and his team has won the first prize at the Ncell Short Film Competition organized by Ncell Pvt Ltd with the theme Buwa, a series of short films on its social media platform.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Ncell Pvt Ltd, under its corporate social responsibility initiative, has partnered with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) and Rato Bangala Foundation (RBF) to organize the second International Conference on Quality Education 2019 (ICQE2019) in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The Supreme Court on Monday invalidated the assessment of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to be paid by telecommunication company Ncell Pvt Ltd. The Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) had determined on April 16 that the company had to pay Rs 39 billion as CGT including accrued interest and fines.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rescheduled its verdict on the Ncell capital gains tax (CGT) assessment case for August 26. This is the third time the apex court deferred its verdict relating to the CGT assessment of Ncell.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Ncell Private Ltd and Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital (DH-KUH) have signed an agreement to support Dhulikhel Hospital for Telemedicine and Health Informatics Program to serve remote and underserved communities through quality health care services, using technology and data-driven health care methods.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Ncell Private Limited, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has conferred 'Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards' to the outstanding students of five various faculties of the Institute of Engineering (IoE), Pulchowk Campus.
KATHMANDU, May 23: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Monday registered a case filed by Axiata UK and Ncell against the government of Nepal over capital gains tax levied by the tax authorities in Nepal, according to the ICSID website. The entity is part of the World Bank Group.
KATHMANDU, May 22: A case filed by the Ncell and its parent company Axiata Group for arbitration regarding the capital gains tax (CGT) assessed on the telecom company by the Government of Nepal has been officially registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
KATHMANDU, May 21: Ncell Pvt Ltd has signed an agreement with the Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Campus, to give continuity to the 'Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards' program for the next 5 years.
KATHMANDU, May 11: In what smacks of crony capitalism at work, ruling Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has hosted a grand reception at the house of Niraj Gobinda Shrestha, one of the former owners of the Ncell telecommunications company. The party was organized on the occasion of Dahal and his wife Sita's 50th wedding anniversary.
KATHMANDU May 8: Giving continuity to the short-term stay order it issued on April 25, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to put the process of collecting capital gains tax (CGT) from telecommunications company Ncell Private Limited on hold.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Ncell and its parent company Axiata Group of the UK have filed a case for arbitration at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) regarding the capital gains tax (CGT) assessed on the telecom company by the Government of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Though the Large Tax Payers Office (LTO) had given Ncell Pvt Ltd seven days to pay its Capital Gains Tax (CGT) of Rs 39 billion and that deadline expired on Monday, the telecommunications company is 'dillydallying' in meeting its tax liability.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a short-term stay order on a petition filed by telecommunication company Ncell Private Limited questioning the assessment of the capital gains tax (CGT) done by Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) to be paid by the Ncell to the government.
KATHMANDU, April 22: The private telecom company Ncell has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that the tax amount determined by the Large Taxpayers’ Office (LTO) earlier last week was not in accordance with the existing law.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Large Taxpayers' Office (LTO) has assessed the tax amount of Ncell buyout and asked the company on Tuesday to pay the remaining capital gains tax (CGT) amounting to Rs 39.06 billion, which includes interest and fine, within seven days.