KATHMANDU, August 1: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada today said the government was committed to strengthening and making custom and border administrations effective.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Total trade deficit of the country jumped by 14.26% to Rs 1.32 trillion in the last fiscal year 2018/19.

MAHENDRANAGAR, July 6: A custom hiring center that will rent out farm equipment to farmers has come into operation in Mahendranagar.

KATHMANDU, June 9: For the first time, 10 percent customs duty is being levied on all types of books imported from India. The students will be directly hit with this provision coming into effect from coming July 17 as stipulated in the budget statement for the fiscal year 2019/20.

BHADRAPUR, May 28: Seventy-three tankers carrying petroleum products heading to Nepal have been stuck at the Panitanki custom of West Bengal, India, for the past four days, creating shortage of fuels in the eastern Nepal.

BAITADI, April 19: Mahakali Customs Office, which had been surpassing revenue collection target with ease in the past years, is struggling to meet revenue target set by the government in the current fiscal year.

MAHENDRANAGAR, July 24: Kanchanpur-based Gaddachauki Custom Office has collected 70 million more in revenue than the target set in the fiscal year 2073/74 BS.

TRISHULI, March 20: The single women folks of Bageshwori area in Nuwakot have started wearing red clothes that they had discarded after the demise of their spouses.

DHANUSA, Oct 4: At a time when there is a strong advocacy for gender equity, there is an age-old tradition existing here that bars women from entering the Rajadevi Temple in Janakpur, the city of ancient and famous Janaki Temple, during the Dashain festival.