KATHMANDU, July 24: The government has set a target of doubling agricultural output within five years and making the country self-reliant in agro-products by 2019. But the government itself and its implementing agencies seem to be acting counter to these goals. Milk producers are the latest to be punished for producing more.

MADRID, July 8: Spain’s interim coach Fernando Hierro has cut his ties with the Spanish Football Federation following the team’s disastrous exit from the World Cup last week, the organisation said on Sunday.

INDIA, June 25: India has lowered the limits on the export of certain essential commodities such as potatoes, onions, and eggs to the Maldives, according to a recent notification, in a move that sparked reports of possible food shortages in the Maldives. This move, though ostensibly based on a new method of calculation, comes against the backdrop of a recent heightening of tensions between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Current power outage in Thamel and adjoining areas would end after 5 PM, according to Nepal Electricity Authority. The area’s power supply has been cut off for maintenance of 11 KV transmission line.

Russia, June 20: The US market saw a significant plunge in investment from China in the first five months of the year amid a growing trade row between the world's two largest economies. Chinese investments totaled $1.8 billion from January through May, representing a 92-percent drop against the same period a year ago.

KARACHI, Pakistan, May 23:  A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Power outage does not exist in any part of the country except in industrial corridor, the Nepal Electricity Authority has said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Although firewood and briquettes as well as gas heaters were a popular way of keeping oneself warm until a few years ago, Nepali citizens have been attracted toward electric heaters this winter, say traders.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Deputy Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi locked the gate of Ranipokharai  Tuesday after making a site inspection there. The northern side of Ranipokhari opposite  Bishwojyoti Cinema got locked up.

KATHAMNDU, Nov 26: Nepal’s import of electricity from India has been reduced owing to measures taken by India to tackle New Delhi’s air pollution.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Just like last year, there won't be any power cuts in Kathmandu and some other cities this winter, NEA officials said.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 11: Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

UDAYAPUR, Aug 12: Incessant rain since the last two days have brought vehicular movement in the district headquarters to a complete halt. Rain has damaged many sections of the Gaighat-Lahan road. However the transport has been completely grounded because of increase in water level in the Farset River that intersects the road in Triyuga Municipality-4.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Energy Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has said that the people will not have to face load-shedding now onwards.

LONDON, June 13: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would make significant export cuts in July amid signs of a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, though increasing U.S. output continues to weigh on the market.

BAITADI, June 7: Electric power supply has been severed after seven transformers at different locations were damaged in lightning strikes here in Baitadi district.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in U.S. history.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Telecom (NT) has urged the government to reduce taxes that the latter has been levying to make telecommunications services more accessible and affordable.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new $1.15 trillion budget would reshape America's government with the broad, conservative strokes he promised as a candidate, ordering generous increases for the military, slashing domestic programs and riling both fellow Republicans and Democrats by going after favored programs.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has finalized his first budget for the federal government, a blueprint that would make deep cuts in the Environmental Protection Agency and other domestic programs while significantly increasing spending on the military.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Colors Mobile has offered heavy discounts on two of its smartphones -- Elite E15 and Elite E20.

NEW YORK, Jan 7: Hit by a slump in iPhone sales globally which led to the company missing its revenue and profit goals for 2016, tech giant Apple has cut its CEO Tim Cook's pay for the year.

An Islamic State car bomb killed 24 people in a busy square in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district on Monday, and the militants cut a key road north from the capital to Mosul, their last major stronghold in the country.

Govt cuts chemical fertilizer prices

December 10, 2016 10:55 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The government has reduced the price of chemical fertilizers. According to the Ministry of Agriculture Development (MoAD), the government cut the price of urea and diammonium phosphate (DAP) to provide farmers some relief.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Uninterrupted power supply in the Kathmandu Valley since past couple of weeks has boosted the confidence of industrialists and hoteliers. With their operating cost coming down significantly, they are already chalking out expansion plans.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: It has already been four days since the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) started supplying electricity throughout the country round the clock even after industries resumed operation after the festive holidays.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The power outage is likely to continue as there is less supply of electricity than demand despite some improvement in its infrastructures. The festivals like Dashain, Tihar and Chhat witnessed no load shedding due to closure of industries, sufficient import of electricity from India and around 30 MW internal generation of electricity.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government has reduced the price of petroleum products offering some respite to consumers. The state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) reduced the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder and Rs 2 per liter each in petrol, diesel and kerosene effective from Wednesday.

Colors cuts price of Elite E15

August 1, 2016 20:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Colors Mobile has reduced the price of Elite E15. Issuing a statement, the company said that the Elite E15 is now available at Rs 12,495 against its previous price of Rs 13,995.