KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The development bond-2088 BS worth Rs 10 billion over an eight year period will be sold through auction on Sunday. On behalf of the government, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is going to raise loans through development bonds.

RAUTAHAT, May 20:  Five non-gazetted first class officers of Gaur Customs were found involved in the auction process of chemical fertilizer in the absence of the customs chief last Monday.

RAUTAHAT, May 16: The fertilizers which were seized by the police on May 12, were again handed over to the smuggler by Gaur customs within a short time.

KATHMANDU, April 30: With the beginning of the tea picking season, foreign tea merchants have started coming to Ilam. Tea connoisseurs and tea traders from third countries come to Ilam to taste and see the quality of tea.

Bedkot, Sept 24: Vehicles seized in theft, smuggling and various incidents have been kept at Kanchanpur Customs Office Gadda Chauki for the past four years. Due to the delay in auctioning, the vehicles are getting dilapidated at the customs office.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Patan High Court has paved the way for the bank concerned to take the property of Fulbari Resort & Spa into auction.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) has stepped up to take Kohinoor Hill Housing in Imadol, Lalitpur to auction.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) is taking Fulbari Resort & Spa, one of the popular hotels in Pokhara, into auction after the resort owner Piyush Bahadur Amatya failed to pay back dues worth Rs 3 billion to the bank.

The 1932 Pablo Picasso painting "Femme nue couchée" sold for $67.5 million on Tuesday at its auction debut at Sotheby's in New York, the most recent large sale at auction for blue-chip art. The eight-digit sale price comes a week after Andy Warhol's 1964 silk-screen portrait of Marilyn Monroe fetched $195 million at Christie's, setting a record for a work by an American artist sold at auction. read more

From a "Star Wars" X-Wing spacecraft model to a "Thor" hammer, a treasure trove of entertainment memorabilia from much-loved movies is going up for auction in Hollywood next month. More than 1,800 items are being offered at the June 21-24 auction, which film and TV memorabilia company Propstore estimates will raise more than $9 million.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) has finally stepped up efforts to take the CTC Mall of Sundhara, Kathmandu to auction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Department of Customs (DoC) has seized around 500 bottles of alcohol from travellers at the Tribhuvan International Airport in the first five months of the current fiscal year and is preparing to put them up for auction.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepal Rastra Bank is going to sell treasury bills worth Rs 6.10 billion. The central bank is going to auction off treasury bills worth Rs 6 billion and Rs 100 million for a period of 182 days and 91 days, respectively.

MUMBAI, Feb 12: Eight overseas players and two Indian players have chosen to be slotted in the highest bracket of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction with a base price of two crore rupees ($275,000), India’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday.

LONDON, Dec 11: A mask of the deity Bhairav that is nearly 500 years old has been sold for Rs 7 million in Paris, France. The mask’s manufacture is predicted to date between the 15th and 17th century. It has been sold for 50,000 euros which converts to Rs 7.1 million through an online auction.

Grunge became gold Saturday as the guitar Kurt Cobain played on Nirvana’s 1993 “MTV Unplugged” performance months before his death sold for an eye-popping $6 million at auction.

How does an indie film shop give back to its hometown in this crisis? If you’re A24, you start by mining your prop, wardrobe and set departments.

EPL completes auction for local players

January 29, 2020 09:36 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Everest Premier League’s (EPL) franchise teams have finalized its respective squad of Nepali players for the upcoming season of T20 premier event in Kathmandu. Local players release, exchange and bidding for new players were completed on Tuesday.

Seven microphones used on tour by South Korean pop band BTS have sold for $83,200 at a pre-Grammy Awards auction for charity, more than eight times the expected starting price, Julien’s Auctions said on Friday.

MUMBAI, Dec 20: Australia’s Pat Cummins became the most expensive overseas buy ever in the Indian Premier League when the Kolkata Knight Riders paid a staggering 155 million rupees (£1.67 million) for the fast bowler in Thursday’s auction in Kolkata.

Clothes, furniture and music awards belonging to Keith Flint, the late frontman of the Prodigy, have sold for nearly $450,000 at auction, eight months after the 49-year-old singer was found dead at his home.

Jurassic Park dinosaur skulls, a Star Wars storm trooper helmet and Monty Python’s holy hand grenade are among movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London this month at an auction organizers expect to exceed 6 million pounds ($7.5 million).

An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.

A cardigan sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's last photo shoot went for $75,000 this past weekend. Meanwhile, a pizza plate used by the frontman sold for $22,400 at the same time. Both items were put up by Julien's Auctions, the celebrity-centered auction house announced Saturday (May 18).

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15: One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles.

Christie's auctioneers said on Thursday that the so-called God Letter, written by Einstein in 1954, would be placed on public exhibit in San Francisco and New York ahead of the Dec. 4 auction.

Mahabir Pun puts his medals for sale

September 5, 2018 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Dr. Mahabir Pun, has put his medals for online auction to raise funds for National Innovation Center (NIC)'s operation.

MUNICH, Aug 17: A German woman who has never had sex aged 36 says she has successfully auctioned her virginity online for €250,000 (£223,000).

NEW YORK, May 15: A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining nude woman that was once considered obscene in Paris sold for over $157 million at an auction in Manhattan on Monday.

A Pablo Picasso painting of a teenage nude with flowers fetched $115 million at Christie’s on Tuesday.

CANBERRA, April 8: A 128-year-old Italian violin that Russell Crowe learned to play in a few months before he starred in the 19th century war drama “Master and Commander” stole the show among movie memorabilia on offer at the Oscar-winning actor’s auction on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The heroic innings against Canada in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two has put Karan KC among the highest earners of the forthcoming Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League set to be organized from March 31 to April 14.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) is set to host first ever live auction on satellite television in Nepali cricket’s history on Wednesday. Six franchises will tussle to acquire the respective choice of players outbidding each other.

Kathmandu, Jan 21: Nepal national cricket team player Sandeep Lamichhane has been included in a pool of 578 players released by the Indian Premier League’s official website.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has approved a proposal to auction off 6.16 million units of promoter shares of Bank of Kathmandu (BoK).

KATHMANDU, 24: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has approved a proposal to auction off 6.16 million units of promoter shares of Bank of Kathmandu (BoK).

JERUSALEM, Oct 25:  While Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.

Everest Premier League’s auction held

October 24, 2017 07:27 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Auction for the upcoming Everest Premier League (EPL) has been conducted in Kathmandu on Monday. A total of 90 players were kept in the auction for the tournament that will feature six city-based franchise teams from across the country.

LONDON, August 23: The original handwritten score for the Beatles song ‘Eleanor Rigby’ is to be sold at auction, alongside the deeds of the grave of the woman said to have been immortalized by the Fab Four.

CAP D’ANTIBES, France Fancy drinks overlooking the Mediterranean followed by dinner with Leonardo DiCaprio and entertainment by Diana Ross?

GENEVA, April 11: Two dazzling pink and blue pear-shaped diamonds are together expected to fetch close to $70 million when they go under the hammer next month.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The fresh financing facility of Rs 40 billion offered by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in the wake of liquidity shortage was not also fully subscribed, widening a rift between the central monetary authority and bank and financial institutions (BFIs) over the diagnosis of the current problem.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: In its fourth attempt to auction off military aircraft including six helicopters, Nepal Army did not receive a single bid from any independent group or subgroup. The bidding was started at Rs 156 million.

LONDON, Dec 3: Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) put the process to approve the Draft of Trade Guarantee Fund Bylaws and Auction Trading Working Procedure submitted by Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) three months ago, citing procedural flaws.

An extremely rare Pokemon trading card — the “Pikachu Illustrator” — was purchased for a record $54,970 at auction, organizers of the sale said Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24 : The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has forwarded its draft on securities-listing bylaws, trade-guarantee fund bylaws and auction-trading working procedure to the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) for approval.