OSAKA/VIENNA, June 30: Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy.

BEIJING/OSAKA, June 30: China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) on Friday signed a one-year deal with Vijay Distillery’s Ruslan Football for the upcoming NSJF awards.

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DUBAI, May 8: Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord.

TEHRAN, May 8: Iran has delivered letters to ambassadors outlining its partial withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, state television reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what steps it plans to take.

LONDON, May 2: The U.K. should effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by rapidly adopting policies that will change everything from the way people heat their homes to what they eat, an independent committee that advises the British government on climate change recommended Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The agitating engineers working on contract basis for the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have agreed to return to work after the reconstruction body agreed to their demands of extra allowances and perks on Monday.

ISLAMABAD, April 17: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nation’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as economic anxiety grows at home.

The UK will eliminate import tariffs on a wide range of goods and keep the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland free of customs checks if it leaves the European Union with a no-deal Brexit.

Nepal, Japan sign two deals

January 9, 2019 20:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Nepal and Japan have signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) s on Wednesday. The agreements were signed between two countries after the ministerial-level meeting held in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has said that the government will sign a rail procurement deal with India by January 10.

Implement MoU with sincerity

October 31, 2018 02:00 am

Nepal and Malaysia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday under which Nepali workers don’t have to pay a single rupee while going for jobs in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepali workers going to Malaysia will not now have to pay a single rupee . Under a memorandum of understanding signed with Nepal on Monday, Malaysia has agreed to not place any financial burden on Nepalis bound for Malaysia for employment.

Dr KC presses govt to implement deal

October 7, 2018 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been continuously fighting for radical reforms in the medical education and health sector, has pressed the government to implement the agreements reached with him before ending his 15th fast-unto-death in July.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The government and agitating public transport workers have inked a deal, paving the way for the resumption of transportation service which was disrupted for the last three days.

KATHMANDU, July 28: If the government works sincerely to implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC, it will not find it a tough task as it has a two-thirds majority in parliament. But without sincerity, it will be challenging to address some of the demands raised by Dr KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

KATHMANDU, July 27: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has briefed its parliamentary party about the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC regarding medical Education Bill.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government and Dr Govinda KC have agreed on the disputed points that had halted on the agreement on Thursday afternoon and have sealed 22-point deal.

Govt, Dr KC seal 9-point deal

July 26, 2018 18:01 pm

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government and Dr Govinda KC have made a 9-point agreement on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The talks held between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government team could not strike a deal after both the sides did not budge from their stances.

Donald Trump has said the UK will "probably not" get a trade deal with the US, if the UK prime minister's Brexit plan goes ahead.

MADRID, July 10: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is moving to Juventus in a transfer deal worth in the region of £105m.

ANKARA, July 6: Ankara will fire back if the US imposes sanctions over the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, Turkey’s Foreign Minister reiterated, adding he hopes Washington is wise enough not to spoil ties with its NATO ally.

Tehran, June 22: Iran may exit nuclear deal in coming weeks – Deputy FM. Iran wants to preserve the deal but adjustments need to be made as a result of Washington’s decision to withdraw from the landmark accord, Abbas Araghchi said in an interview to Euronews.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund dedicated to investing in Nepal, has entered the Nepali e-commerce market with investment in the online shopping platform -- Sasto Deal.

BEIJING, June 3: China has warned that any agreements with Washington in their talks on settling a sprawling trade dispute “will not take effect” if threatened U.S. sanctions including tariff hikes go ahead.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Nepalflix, an entertainment platform, has been announced as the official digital broadcast partner for the 2018 season of the TVS Everest Premier League (TVS EPL) on Thursday.

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Blueprint to save Iran deal

May 24, 2018 00:30 am

To salvage the nuclear deal and advance other diplomatic goals, the EU can leverage its economic relationship with Iran

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has done nothing to implement the agreement reached more than two weeks ago to scrap the fee hike by private schools. As a result, the deal is unlikely to be implemented this year too like in the previous years.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Nepalaya International has signed a one-year main sponsorship deal with Australia’s Excelsior College and the co-sponsorship agreement with Nepal Liquors Private Limited for the Prime Minister’s Cup Inter-province One Day Cricket Tournament on Friday.

UML, MC seal the deal

May 16, 2018 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist center) will have 55 and 45 per cent representation respectively in the unified party's central committee consisting of 441

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has signed a one-year sponsorship deal with the Ghorahi Cement Industry Private Limited for the upcoming Pulsar NSJF Sports Award.

Nepalis laud Korean peace deal

May 11, 2018 07:51 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: Top politicians, diplomats and social activists have lauded the recent historic peace deal signed between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea as part of efforts made to end the decades-long war between the two countries.

WASHINGTON/PARIS, May 10: Dismayed European allies sought to salvage the international nuclear pact with Iran on Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark accord, while Tehran poured scorn on the U.S. leader.

KARACHI: Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba acquired Pakistan-based leading online retailer Daraz Group for an estimated $150 to $200 million a couple of months after it announced a multibillion rupees investment in acquisition of 45 percent stake in a local financial service, industry officials said on Tuesday.

Trump “poised” to withdraw from Iran threatening to scrap an internationally-brokered nuclear deal with Iran and re-impose sanctions unless the regime stops testing ballistic missiles and supporting terrorism.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Transport entrepreneurs and the government reached a five point agreement to end decades of syndicate in public transport. Following the agreement, transport entrepreneurs have withdrawn their protests.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Government and the agitating transport entrepreneurs have reached an agreement following the meeting between them on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) and Sahas Sports have signed a one-year extension deal for the upcoming NSJF Pulsar Sports Award which is scheduled to be held on May 17.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The unification talks between the ruling CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) seem to be gaining momentum as Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Oli has reportedly shown flexibility toward the demands of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Shivam Cement Limited has decided to co-sponsor the fourth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Championship, which will be organized by the Sher Bahadur Memorial Foundation.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Due to the clash between CPN –UML and CPN (Maoist Center) on appointment of Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, the meeting ended inconclusively.

KATHMANDU, April 9:  Kansai Nerolac Paints (KNP) has agreed to become the main sponsor of the fourth National Club Volleyball Championship which will be organized by Sher Bahadur Khadka Memorial Foundation.

RICHFIELD, March 30: President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea.

March 23: Agent Philippe Lamboley failed to rule out the possibility of Anthony Martial leaving Manchester United this summer, amid rumours that Arsenal could sign the £57.4m-ratedforward.

MANCHESTER, March 20: Manchester United have extended Ashley Young’s deal for an extra year by triggering a one-year option in the versatile England wing back’s contract, British media said on Monday.

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar 13: Sagoon, the social commerce platform enabling its users to Connect, Share, and Earn, has announced that it has entered into an agreement for a $5 million investment from HT Overseas Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HT Media Limited, one of India’s oldest and largest media companies.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Bank of Kathmandu Limited and Everest Insurance Company Limited on Wednesday signed a deal on bancassurance to promote the insurance policies of the latter.