Japan envoy pledges additional aid

July 31, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 31: Newly-appointed Japanese ambassador to Nepal Masamichi Saigo said Japan will provide additional support to Nepal for post-earthquake reconstruction and infrastructural development.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has questioned Prime Minister KP Oli’s statement to make the country a medical hub by establishing more medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley and outside.

MOSCOW, July 6: According to the Minister Maxim Oreshkin, Russia plans to tax $87.6 million worth of US annual imports, while the remaining taxes could be applied within three years in order to compensate for $537,6 mln, which Russian exporters lost due to the tariffs in the US.

RUPANDEHI, July 5: With the objective of implementing the programs and policies introduced by the government, Province 4 has appointed additional 195 staffers at various ministries.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he will sign some bilateral agreements during his China visit.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The government has stripped off the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) of additional authorities delegated by ministerial-level decisions of the Ministry of Finance.

BEIJING, April 2: China has slapped extra tariffs of up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, as well as on wine and certain fruits and nuts, in response to U.S. duties on imports of aluminum and steel, China’s finance ministry said.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7:  Etihad Airways has brought a new luggage offer for students from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Chief Minister of the Province 3 Dormani Paudel is inducting additional four ministers in the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: IME General Insurance Limited, a general insurance company promoted by a team of reputed industrialist and business houses, has extended three additional branches.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: MBBS students under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) staged a protest at Maitighar here Monday against the medical colleges charging additional fees. The students chanted "We are students, not money banks" during the protest.

KATHMANDU Jan 29: Students pursuing MBBS degree in different private medical colleges took out a rally in protest against the alleged charging of high fee under various headings.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: As Nepal assumed membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a two-year term, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has decided to depute additional employees to its Geneva-based mission.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: As Nepal assumed membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a two-year term, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has decided to depute additional employees to its Geneva-based mission.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Germany has agreed to provide Nepal with an additional development grant of 15 million euros to build Damauli-Lekhnath Electricity Transmission Line. Issuing a statement on Monday, the German embassy in Kathmandu said that the grant is an additional support to the 43-kilometer Damauli-Lekhnath 220 KV double-circuit transmission line.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Milk producers of Bharatpur metropolis have demanded an additional subsidy of Rupee one per liter of milk. Speaking at a function organized in Bharatpur on Saturday, they said the milk price they are receiving is insufficient.

BIRGUNJ, Nov 5: Nepal has been losing a huge sum of money in delay fees for import of goods due to constant traffic in international ports. However, an additional terminal in Kolkata port has been made available for Nepal, which is expected to considerably ease the country's imports.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has announced additional candidates for the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly polls from Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts.  Issuing a press statement on Tuesday, the BSP said it is fielding Surya Raj Acharya (Kathmandu 2), Amir Raj Maharjan (Lalitpur 2), Ujjwal Krishna Shrestha (Lalitpur 3) for the upcoming federal parliament poll.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has announced additional candidates for the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly polls from Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts.

KATHMANDU August 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a state visit to India, and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jointly inaugurated Raksaul-Parwanipur and Kusha-Kataiya inter-country transmission lines.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inducted additional 15 state ministers in his cabinet on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have announced to provide an additional 1.6 million euros grant as part of their electoral assistance to Nepal to reinforce their cooperation with the Election Commission of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 19: India has said that it would not levy Goods and Services Tax (GST) on different services at its seaports and customs points for Nepal's third-country imports and exports.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Ncell has paid an additional Rs 13.6 billion to the government as capital gains tax (CGT) on its share buyout that took place over two years ago. Spokesperson for the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Chandra Kala Paudel informed Republica that the private sector telecom company paid the CGT at the Large Taxpayer’s Office at Hariharbhawan on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Ncell has paid Rs 13.6 billion to the government as Capital Gain Tax. The amount was paid to Large Taxpayers' Office.

SYNGJA , May 17: CPN-UML has won the election in three rural municipalities in Syangja district –Phedikhola, Andhikhola and Harinas Rural Municipalities.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The government has approved the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)'s proposal to provide a lump sum of Rs 200,000 to the landless earthquake victims and those living in quake-prone settlements to buy land to relocate to safer sites.

KATHMANDU, May 5: With the current fiscal year about to end, the government has decided to provide additional equipment to hospitals across the country.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Police has deployed additional 4,887 police personnel with 220 vehicles in various districts of province 3, 4 and 6 to support the existing police forces there for the security of the first phase of local-level elections on May 14.

BHAKTAPUR, April 17: Health Minister Gagan Thapa has said the government is working on a plan to provide financial assistance of Rs 500,000 to cancer patients.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Almost all districts in tarai have demanded additional security forces for the upcoming local level elections, arguing that the existing pool of security personnel falls short of meeting the security needs of the region which is likely to face bigger threats from polls-opposing forces.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Eleven years after the end of the decade-long Maoist insurgency, a government taskforce formed to verify more victims of the conflict  has verified an additional 3,830 individuals who have suffered in various ways from the insurgency period.

BARDIBAS, Feb 12: The Dhurmus – Suntali Foundation of Nepal, which is currently building the integrated model settlement in Bardibas of Mahottari, received additional donation to fuel its social work on Saturday.

U.S. green card holders will require additional screening before they can return to the United States, the White House said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, JAN 29: An additional 25 MW of electricity will be added to the national grid through the Muzaffarpur-Dhalkebar cross-border transmission line from coming Wednesday (February 1).

WorldLink providing additional data

January 2, 2017 20:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Worldlink Communications Pvt Ltd has announced that it will provide up to six times additional data to customers installing its Internet package.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal has signed a fresh agreement to import an additional 80 MW of electricity with India.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: India has agreed to provide additional air routes to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19:  The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has said that three new transport management offices will come into operation in the Kathmandu Valley only by the mid-January.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The World Bank has agreed to provide US Dollar 55 million (approximately Rs 5.94 billion) additional loan assistance to the government for the implementation of Road Sector Development Project (RSDP) which has been under implementation since 2008.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Kathmandu Valley and major cities across the country have got a respite from power cuts since Dashain, thanks to closure of many industries due to festive season coupled with supply of additional 100 MW in the grid.

ROLPA, Oct 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pledged to provide additional funds for the under-construction building for the polytechnic institute in Rolpa.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A meeting of the Council of Ministers today has appointed former secretaries Madhuraman Acharya and Sureshman Shrestha to the committee to evaluate work performance of Nepal Civil Service secretaries and joint-secretaries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has finally decided to provide additional Rs 100,000 in housing grant for quake victims whose homes were destroyed during last year's earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Steering Committee meeting of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) on Monday decided to provide an additional of Rs 100,000 grant for the earthquake victims to rebuild their houses, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sushil Gyewali informed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: As announced by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal earlier, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has proposed to provide additional Rs 100,000 in housing grant to quake victims whose homes were destroyed during last year's earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) today called on Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi at the latter's office in Singha Durbar and submitted a memorandum, demanding that additional 16 people killed during the Madhes movements be declared as martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The proposal adding members to various committees in the parliament was approved by the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Sajha Yatayat has said its process to bring additional 30 buses has been almost in final stage.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Denmark and Norway have provided additional Rs 700 million financial support to Local Governance and Community Development Program. The donor agencies provided the additional financial support with a conclusion that the program played significant role in promotion of local governance.