BANEPA, July 7: Beema Samiti -- the insurance sector regulator -- has said that it will direct insurance companies that fail to meet the new paid-up capital requirement within the specified deadline to pursue merger.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 10 points early on Monday's trading but staged a comeback mid-session with the index recouping all its losses during the day. However, stocks came under pressure in the final trading hour with the index closing 4.82 points lower at a three-month low of 1,179.71 points.
KATHMANDU, July 3: With stocks on the downward path in recent months, attraction among follow-on public offering (FPO) among investors has also waned. Three recent FPOs have received lukewarm response from the public.
KATHMANDU, June 23: The equity market maintained an overall negative bias this week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index posted losses of more than 8 points in three out of five trading days, while the remaining two trading days witnessed gains of less than 2 points only.
KATHMANDU, March 1: A meeting between Left Alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively after they could not strike a deal on power-sharing on matters related to joining the government.
Fermentation Theater along with Danfe Theater recently staged Witch, a wordless play, at Sarwanam Theater in Kathmandu. The play depicted the social reality of Nepal through a tale of love, jealousy, and superstition. However, the entire play didn’t have a single dialogue.
ROLPA, Feb 5: People in towns and villages have felt sheer changes in their day-to-day life following the implementation of federalism across the nation. Land prices have skyrocketed; tea shops, hotels, eateries have been doing brisk business. The change in governing order has touched almost everyone even in the remote areas like Rolpa.
CHITWAN, Jan 25: Nine hundred and thirty out of 2,236 candidates who contested the local level elections in Chitwan district have still not submitted the details of their election expenses, nine months into the elections.
JAJARKOT, Jan 4: After the successful conclusion of May 14 local elections, Bheri Municipality of Jajarkot district held its first municipal meeting on May 19. The meeting decided to make the municipality clean and green.
BIRGUNJ, Dec 3: Candidates of the parliamentary and provincial elections spent days to form their agendas and strategies with hopes of impressing the voters. Unfortunately, their agendas have turned ineffective to attract the voters.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: In every election, voters expect the candidates to come up with new ideas and agendas that can make vast improvements in their localities. Besides that, they also expect the candidates to make sure that their agendas are different than that of their rivals.
MILAN, Nov 14: Italian football boss Carlo Tavecchio said recently that failure to qualify for the World Cup would be the apocalypse and his worst fears came true on Monday as they missed out on the finals for the first time in 60 years.
PALPA, Nov 14: The entire Palpa district was heated up with the fever of local elections but unfortunately there is no such excitement in the locals for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls.
Durga Baral, winner of this year’s Jagdamba Shree Puraskar, says he started his journey as an artist with coal and wall, which he considered to be his pen and paper. Without formal training, he credits his success as a cartoonist today to constant practice and a positive attitude to pursue a passion.
SEOUL, August 26: North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, while the United States and South Korea appeared to offer different readings of the success of the launches.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Nearly year-long efforts to amendment the constitution a second time came to an end on Monday, with the ruling parties failing to garner the requisite two-thirds majority in the 592-member parliament.
NEW YORK, July 30: Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law — or risk a political nightmare in next year’s elections.
WASHINGTON, July 24: There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans’ crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Three-way talks between Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center) and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to resolve the longstanding stalemate over local polls ended inconclusively Saturday after RJPN leaders rejected a request to take part in the second phase local elections under the existing circumstances.
JANAKPUR/BIRGUNJ/BARA, March 31: Even as the Madhes-centric parties remain undecided over contesting the upcoming local elections, the election fever is gradually gripping the protest-hit Province 2 with the poll date approaching fast.
BIRTAMOD, March 4: CPN-UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said that the constitution promulgated through the Constituent Assembly (CA) would fail if all three tiers of elections were not held by January 21, 2018.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The meeting of the seven political parties held at the call of Speaker Onsari Gharti failed to forge consensus on the measures to clear the political deadlock after the parties did not budge from their respective positions.
JHAPA, Dec 21: Food products prices in the market are ever increasing. Because of soaring prices of rice, pulse and vegetables, managing two meals a day has become a challenge for the poor. On the other hand farmers are forced to sell their produce at cheaper rates. Paddy farmers in Jhapa lament that due to the gross negligence of government bodies, every year they are deprived of returns from their produce.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Experts have said that the reconstruction and renovation of heritage sites by foreign governments has been taking time as they lack proper and detailed knowledge about Nepal's arts, culture and heritage.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Human beings are compulsive list makers. We create and consume lists in our day to day life. Be it our shopping list, or be it the ‘Top 20 songs to make you feel good’ list that we’ve loaded on YouTube.
KATHANDU, July 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ananda Prasad Pokharel has claimed that the no-confidence motion registered against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli by CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress will not be successful.
SINDHULI, July 2: Although Rama Lama of Dobhan in Kamalamai Municipality at Sindhuli has annual income of less than Rs 20,000, his name has not been included in list of people living under poverty line. Similar is the situation of Kancha Tamang, another local. Both of them have to struggle to feed their family.