Gold price drops by Rs 3,400 per tola

November 10, 2020 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The price of gold dropped by Rs 3,400 per tola (11.66 grams) in the domestic market on Tuesday.

NEW YORK, July 27: New mom Cardi B says she’s not ready to leave her newborn baby to go on Bruno Mars’ tour, so she’s dropping out as his opening act.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Following a warning from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), the government has backtracked on its decision to table the National Medical Education Bill in parliament for endorsement.

WASHINGTON, June 24: The United States military drops an explosive with a strength you can hardly comprehend once every 12 minutes. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported that under President Barack Obama there were “563 strikes, largely by drones, that targeted Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen. …”

KATHMANDU, June 10: The average length of stay of foreign tourists in Nepal has dropped to seven-year low to 12.6 days in 2018, according to a report entitled 'Nepal Tourism Statistics 2017' compiled by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Going against the past practice of suspending any lawmaker immediately after he or she is accused of a crime in a court, lawmakers on Saturday endorsed the provision of not suspending such lawmakers. Such members of parliament (MPs), according to a new parliamentary regulation, will remain in position until and unless the court convicts them of the crime they are accused of.

Facebook's shares have fallen sharply, wiping $37bn off the firm's value, as it faces questions from US and UK politicians about its privacy rules.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The price of onions has plummeted over the past week in the Kathmandu Valley. The wholesale price for a kilogram of onion hovered around Rs 33 and Rs 35 last Sunday at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market. This Sunday, the price went down to an average of Rs 30 per kilogram.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Stocks rout continued on Monday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged 16.69 points, or 1.23 percent, to close at a 13-month low of 1,287.74 points.  Earlier on Sunday, the benchmark index shed a whopping 42 points, or 3.09 percent. The decline on Monday -- the second trading day of the week -- was less steep.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Price of onion has started coming down to normal levels after reaching a record high level in the domestic market. In the past few months, price had risen exorbitantly due to curbing of onion export by India, which is the main supplier of onion in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: In a major shift in its  position, India has advised Nepal’s Madhes-based parties to settle the issue of constitutional amendment internally through negotiations with major political parties.

Manang's mercury drops to minus 16

January 8, 2018 10:22 am

MANANG, Jan 8: Manang district's temperature has dropped to as low as minus 16 degree Celsius so far, said the Metrological Forecasting Division. With the mercury plummeting, life in the district has been affected largely.

Kathmandu, Jan 4: With the minimum temperature plummeting to 1.5 degree Celsius, Kathmandu valley today experienced the coldest day of this winter season so far, the Weather Forecasting Division stated.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Winter cold has set in, in the entire country including the Kathmandu Valley, with the fall in the temperature.

RASUWA, Sept 24: Nepal has imported only 55 sheep and mountain goats from the northern Rasuwagadhi border point this year. The import has dropped in comparison to the previous year as the price of livestock has gone up and the sheep and mountain goats are consumed in Tibet itself.

Human-wildlife conflict drops in Chitwan

September 23, 2017 01:42 am

KALABANJAR, Sept 23: Growing incidents of tiger menace had made the locals of eastern belt of Narayani river quite intolerant toward the beast. As tigers would kill and injure them, they would also trap the wild animal in retribution, which had taken toll on its population. The conflict lasted for almost 14 years. Now, the situation is quite different. Not only tigers, but even other animals in the jungle are safer at the hands of humans. Thanks to the steps taken to manage human-wildlife conflict, things are changing for good.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) managed to bring down its annual loss to below Rs 1 billion in Fiscal Year in 2016/17, significantly down from a record high loss of Rs 8.89 billion in 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepal from its Significant Safety Concern (SSC) list.

Manang drops consensus way

May 17, 2017 01:00 am

POKHARA, May 17: Breaking with the tradition of electing their local representatives unopposed, voters in Manang district decided to go for a vote this time.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said.

PARSA, March 27: The major customs point of Nepal, Birgunj Customs Office has witnessed a drop in revenue collection due to the decrease in the import of motor vehicles.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The government has changed its decision to nominate Aasha Lama as Nepal's envoy to the United Arab Emirates after the nomination courted a controversy. Sources said the government has also put off the parliamentary hearing of the ambassador-designate to Spain, Bharat Rayamajhi, until it receives concurrence from the Spain government to establish a residential embassy there.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Election Commission (EC) has finally dropped its plan to purchase electronic voting machines from UK-based electronics supply firm Smartmatic, following a series of controversies sparked by its plan.

Egg price drops

January 19, 2017 18:18 pm

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Jan 19: The price of chicken eggs has plunged, according to the Nepal Egg Producers Association.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: While the official number of students going abroad to study medical sciences has decreased, it is learnt that dozens of them are doing so without passing the eligibility test.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The government has dropped the Election Commission's proposal to include a 'right to reject' option for voters in elections.

ROLPA, Dec 19: A 15-day-old infant has died after falling from the hands of his own father.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23 : The FBI has closed its investigation into Hollywood star Brad Pitt's actions while on an international flight with his children.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal has ranked 108 out of 159 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2016 Annual Report, released on Thursday by Samriddhi Foundation in conjunction with Canada's Fraser Institute.

MADRID, Aug 26: New Spain coach Julen Lopetegui dropped longtime captain Iker Casillas on Friday for the start of 2018 World Cup qualifying.

Nepse drops 39 points

August 22, 2016 18:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The trend of drop in the share prices continued in the capital market on Monday also.

GENEVA, Aug 5: FIFA's ethics committee has cleared President Gianni Infantino of alleged misconduct relating to use of private flights, ending weeks of speculation in Swiss and German media that he would become the latest world football leader suspended from office.