NAWALPUR, March 5: General Secretary of Nepal Communist Party (CPN) Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplab' became public after the government lifted a ban on his party. He became public from Daldale of Nawalpur district early Friday morning.
KATHMANDU, March 4: The local equity market saw upbeat trading throughout the last trading session of the week. The index opened the trading session in positive note and maintained its foothold in green for rest of the session. At the end, equity market closed at 2506.28- up 90.27 points.
KATHMANDU, March 4: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Thursday informed the parliament secretariat of their decision to have ousted leaders including the parliamentary party leader and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, deputy leader Subash Nembang, and Whip Shanta Chaudhary, among others.
KATHMANDU, March 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the people could stop him from entering Madhesh tagging him as an anti-Madhes leader but they should not stop the water to be supplied by the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project (SMDMP).
KATHMANDU, March 1: China has announced to provide an additional 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal under grant assistance. The northern neighbor had earlier announced to provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to support Nepal in its fight against the pandemic.
Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International have demanded that the government should withdraw ordinance amending law to make appointments to constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Stocks came under pressure since the beginning of Sunday’s trading session. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 50 points in the morning before recovering slightly. However, equities continued to falter further in the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse finished 79.74 points lower at 2,474.39.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The import of electricity from India has reached 56.4 percent of the total electricity consumption with a drop in production amid fall in water levels in rivers due to the ongoing dry season.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Civil society activists on Sunday staged a symbolic protest in front of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office against the construction of concrete structures in the historical pond of Kamalpokhari in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: India has paved the way for Nepal to export the surplus electricity to the Indian land, by endorsing the Procedure for Approval and Facilitating Import/Export (Cross Border) of Electricity.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has expressed confidence that an understanding will be forged among the political parties with the reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in the hilly region of the country due to the influence of the Westerly wind with chances of light rain accompanied by thunder at some places.
Due to the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and based on the request of the Government of Nepal, the normal preparatory period of three years has been extended to five. This is given to provide adequate time for a smooth transition during which Nepal would be enabling itself to offset the loss of support measures exclusive to the LDCs.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index opened the week with a modest gain. The benchmark climbed 3.67 points on Sunday. Thereafter, the equity market witnessed notable dip with the index sinking 32.68 points on Monday followed by a 21.16 point’s decline on Tuesday.
South Asia is particularly vulnerable to road-related accidents where frequent road users such as motorcyclists, cyclists, pedestrians, and public transport users are killed in road crashes more than in any other region of the world.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Following a small recovery in Wednesday, the Nepalese equity market extended its correction on Thursday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed constant pressure in the session. After trading unchanged for about half an hour, the benchmark saw a steady decline eventually finishing at 2,554.14 – down 44.94 points against the session earlier.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The equity market opened Wednesday’s session in green but a minor correction pulled the Nepse index towards red in the morning. Nonetheless, stocks recovered after mid-day and traded in green throughout the latter trading hours. At the close, Nepse stood 12.56 points higher to finish at 2,599.08.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The government has added 619 more deaths linked to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection in a single day. With this the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in the country has climbed to 2,684.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Top leaders belonging to various political parties including the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) have welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to reinstate parliament that was dissolved by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli two months ago.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Supporters of Pushpa Kamal Dahal-Madhav Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and other people have begun celebrations following the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR) earlier today.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Nepalese equity market opened Monday’s session in green but gave up morning gains within the first trading hour. Stocks remained under pressure thereafter and fell more than 20 points at mid-session. Further selling pressure towards the closing hours saw the benchmark close with a loss of 32.67 points at 2,607.67.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: After opening firmly in green, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a steady decline in the morning to trade more than 18 points lower before mid-day. However, a recovery in the afternoon pushed the benchmark in the positive territory. The index plateaued in the remaining trading hours finally closing Sunday’s session with a 3.66 point’s gain at 2,640.35.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: As many as one million doses of the Covishield vaccine to be administered to prevent COVID-19 arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday. Nepal purchased the vaccines from the Serum Institute of India.