KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Nepal imported 5,578 kg of gold in the fiscal year 2021/22, which gave the government a revenue of Rs 4.40 billion.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The government turns flexible on the quota of imported gold by individuals while raising the rate of customs duty on the imported gold jewelry beyond the prescribed limits.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The government collected revenue worth Rs 3.75 billion alone from the duty on gold import during mid-July 2021 and mid-March 2022.

KATHMANDU, OCT 15: The government has raised the customs duty on the import of silver by 25.88 percent to check the suspected smuggling of this precious metal to India.

Predicament of police

November 13, 2019 09:44 am

One harsh reality about the police is that they are probably never going to achieve a hundred percent success when dealing with all the different type of transgressions in the society

Dereliction of duty on Everest

June 16, 2019 02:30 am

Everest expedition, which attracts the attention of the whole world, for magnificence and awe of the world’s highest peak, remained in bad press nationally and internationally this season.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The government, which has assigned two secretaries at the  Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP),  has now divided their responsibilities.

When the constitution was promulgated on September 20, 2015 amidst the most difficult circumstances, the framers had also wisely ensured its implementation within the stipulated timeframe.

RAJBIRAJ, Mar 31: Two invigilators of Saptari were expelled for indulging in immoral acts during the final day of the Secondary Education Examinations or SEE here today.

Souls of My City: Duty of labor

February 12, 2018 10:10 am

Tula Bahadur Rokaya, 42, is a laborer from Jajarkot. He had arrived in Kathmandu a few months ago to work as a daily wage laborer for the ring road construction project.

MUMBAI, Jan 19: A probe by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has found that Pernod Ricard India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm of the world's second-largest spirits maker, has allegedly evaded Customs duty of about Rs 6.13 billion in the last six years, sources told The Indian Express.

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 28: District Police Office, Taplejung, has suspended 6 police personnel including Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) on the accuse of negligence on security sensitivity during the election.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 12: Sugar consuming industries have been disappointed by the recommendation of the Agricultural Development Ministry (MoAD) to increase import duty of sugar by 50 percent.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 3 : A police head constable working at the Madhyapur Thimi Police Circle in Bhaktapur met with sudden death at 11 pm on Thursday.  Forty three years old Lal Babu Raut was on duty at the police office when he suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital at Gaththaghar but the doctors pronounced him dead on arrival, Chief of the Madhyapur Thimi Police Circle, Deputy Superintendent Prajwal Maharjan said. Raut is a resident of Birgunj, Parsa. His body has been taken to the Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu for post-mortem. RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Tshering Lopsang is one of the most successful coaches in domestic football as he has led Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) to win several tournaments including A Division League.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Beer producers will be required to put excise duty stickers on beer bottles from now on, according to a recent amendment in the Excise Duty Rules 2002. Currently, they put the stickers on the cartons only.

Duty first

June 16, 2017 14:04 pm

A surgeon became the talk of the town earlier this week for posting a photo with notorious criminal Charles Sobhraj, popularly known as the ‘Bikini Killer’.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Election Commission has stated that it was going to deploy around 100,000 employees besides the security personnel for the second-phase local level election to be held on June 14.

LONDON, May 5: For decades, he has stood loyally at the side of Queen Elizabeth II and made thousands of solo appearances as well. He calls himself the world's most experienced unveiler of plaques.

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct 4: Turkish authorities on Tuesday suspended some 12,800 police officers from duty over their suspected links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen as Turkey pressed ahead with its vast crackdown on a network it says is behind the country's July 15 failed military coup.

Duty to protect

September 2, 2016 01:00 am

If the former president insists on presidential treatment, the best the hard-earned money of Nepali taxpayers can buy for him, he gets it. End of the story.

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, Aug 30: England captain Wayne Rooney says he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Mahesh Chhetri, opening batsmen cum wicket keeper of Nepali cricket team, who has spent 12 years playing for Nepal, is working hard to see himself in the national team, six months after his exclusion from national duty.  Mahesh, nicknamed Mahi, was in the squad for the match against Papua New Guinea during World Cricket League Championship in November last year.