DHADING, Oct 1: In a bid to ease Dashain-induced traffic congestion along the Naubise-Nagdhunga road section, the authorities are making preparations to use Dharke-Sitapaila road as an alternative route.

July 27: Mohamed Salah is capable of delivering another season chock full of goals at Liverpool but his supporting cast must pick up the slack to ease the burden on the Egyptian forward, midfielder James Milner has said.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has stated that the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the construction of a tunnel in Koteshwor would be prepared within a year in view of reducing traffic congestion in one of the busiest thoroughfares of the Capital City- Koteshwor.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Bankers have demanded the removal of credit to core capital and deposit (CCD) ratio, stating that the prudential lending limit set by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is the main culprit behind the ‘credit crunch’.

BEIJING, June 3: U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday as the two sides began a new round of talks in Beijing aimed at settling a simmering trade dispute.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The signing of a five-point agreement between Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) has paved the way for entrepreneurs interested to operate public vehicles in specific routes to receive road permit with ease.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Shutdown of public vehicles by various transportation entrepreneurs associations has affected movement of general people across the country.

BIRATNAGAR, May 2: Container train service was used for the first time to bring Nepal's third-country consignments for eastern Nepal from Kolkata port of India.

BIRGUNJ, April 23: Preparations are underway to lift customs procedures from Nepal's third country imports coming via Indian ports.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Following hours of delay after a Malindo Airlines skidded off the runway during takeoff yesterday night, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has decided to operate 24 hours today to ease air traffic.

MANCHESTER, March 8: Manchester City advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals despite suffering their first home loss in over a year, going through 5-2 on aggregate after a 2-1 defeat by Swiss champions Basel on Wednesday.

SEOUL (Reuters) - Take the dregs left from making soy bean oil, which usually go to feed the pigs. Press and roll them into a sandy-colored paste. Stuff with rice, and top with chilli sauce. The dish’s name, injogogi, means “man-made meat.”

POKHARA, Sept 27: The traffic island at Prithvichowk of Pokhara has been removed overnight. The road department removed the island on Monday at 11 pm considering the growing problem of traffic jam at the square. Along with the island, statue of Lakhan Thapa has also been taken off from the island.

MOSCOW, June 10: Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told Qatar on Saturday of its concern over Arab nations cutting ties with the Gulf state and called for talks to solve the crisis.

Marcos Alonso netted a picture-perfect free-kick as Chelsea triumphed 3-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday (April 8) to restore their seven-point advantage at the top of the Premier League.

SRINAGAR, April 2:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday opened an 11-kilometer (7-mile) tunnel through the Himalayan terrain to help ease travel on a highway linking the troubled Kashmir Valley with the rest of India.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Just five percent of the earthquake victims who received the first tranche of the reconstruction grant have applied for the second tranche within the deadline set by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

LONDON, March 7: Chelsea brushed aside London rivals West Ham United with a 2-1 away win that restored their 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Monday.

Local innovation to ease indoor pollution

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KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Palls of dust are among the most visible outdoor pollution in Kathmandu Valley. Satungal, Kalimati, Satobato, Gwarko, Kalanki and Teku, among other localities, suffer the worst from dust pollution. Many Valley residents hardly remember a time when the air could be inhaled without fearing much harm to one’s health.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: While bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are raising their fixed deposit rates rapidly to lure deposits to overcome the shortage of loan-able funds, many bankers say such move is less likely to pump money into the banking system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Commencement of the much-awaited Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Project (KSUP) from mid-March is likely to bring some respite to the denizens of the Kathmandu Valley who have to spend hours in traffic jams on a daily basis.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs), which have been seeking financing facility from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to ease 'liquidity crunch' problem, have showed reluctance to receive funds from the central bank under repo having two-week maturity.

BARCELONA, Dec 10: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique's mind has been put at ease by news his talisman forward Lionel Messi has begun contract negotiations with the La Liga champions, he said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The meeting of the Finance Committee under the Legislature-Parliament today has directed the government to ease the exchange of Indian currency notes of 500 and 1,000.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Following lack of cooperation from transport entrepreneurs, the government on Sunday decided to operate its own vehicles for the convenience of people who are heading out of Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Dashain festival.

Route permit relaxed to ease travel

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KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The government on Wednesday backpedaled from its own commitment of strictly implementing the ban on public vehicles plying without route permit.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Member of Parliaments (MPs) have asked the government to set up a "material bank" so that the task of reconstruction of thousands of houses that were damaged by devastating earthquakes last year

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: With the shortage of US dollars becoming acute, commercial banks are preparing to bring the greenback from their accounts in foreign banks. The banks are still undecided about the volume of dollar bills they wish to bring in to ease the shotage of the U.S. currency in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: As consumers have been reeling under threat from transportation cartel and the shortage of petroleum products since last week, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday issued directives to the concerned ministers to solve the problems at once.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Authorities of Kolkata and Vishakapatnam, which is also known as Vizag, ports of India have expressed commitment to simplify the clearing process of Nepal-bound cargos.