KATHMANDU, May 28: Tourism is a priority sector of the government. But outcomes of the sector in recent year have been below expectations.

When Rain Falls For Dust

May 26, 2019 13:36 pm

Dear dust, Let's become what human, Wish to be with their loved one Two souls in a body.

PALPA, April 30: Five people were killed when a jeep carrying a wedding procession veered off a cliff in Nisdi Rural Municipality-7 of Palpa on Monday.

Nepse falls for third straight day

July 20, 2018 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 20: Stocks fell sharply over the first trading hour of Thursday's session. Despite staging a partial comeback mid-session, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued its downfall toward the end. At the close, the index stood at 1,193.39 points – a drop of 5.38 points, or 0.45 percent, compared to Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Hike in ginger price was expected after India opened unhindered supply of Nepali fresh ginger effective from July 2. But price of this staple spice has seen a slight fall instead.

TANAHUN, July 2: A school student died, and two other sustained injuries when a tree suddenly fell down on their way to school at Sekhatar in Byas municipality-6.

Woman falls off bamboo bush, dies

June 13, 2018 10:10 am

NAWALPARASI, June 13 : A woman has died after falling off the bamboo bush following a strong wind coupled with rainfall occurred on Tuesday evening in West Nawalparasi.

AUSTRIA, June 7: Nigeria will go into the World Cup on a five-match winless streak after losing its final warmup game to Czech Republic 1-0 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal Oil Corporation has hiked fuel prices regularly under an automatic pricing mechanism in the last seven months. The steady price hike has impacted the price of daily commodities, and airfares are also to increase by Tuesday. NOC’s latest price hike comes against a fall in international prices.

NEPSE falls by double digit

May 14, 2018 17:44 pm

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Nepal Stock Exchange index continued to tumble with the market that today dipped 10.28 points to close at 1,338. The market saw a dip of 100 points in the past month.

KATHMMANDU, April 15: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index plunged 17.1 points to close at 1,277.55 points on Thursday, the last day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Import of cement has been on a decreasing trend, at a time when talks about the country becoming self-reliant on cement are going on. Cement imports decreased by about 24 percent in the first half of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The number of suspicious transaction reporting (STR) by financial and other reporting institutions has declined significantly in the last fiscal year -- FY2016/17.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24 (RSS): The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index dipped 26.92 points to sit at 1,386.98 points on the last day of the week's trading on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 19.48 points this week to close at 1,391.03 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The stocks have again gone into correction course after recovering some of the lost value in the last two weeks.

Man falls to death from cliff

February 4, 2018 10:52 am

RUKUM, Feb 4: A person died falling from a cliff at Kalakharka of Bafikot rural municipality in the district last night. He is Kali Bahadur Khatri, 45, of Peepal of the rural municipality.

BEIJING, Jan 1:  A Chinese state news agency says seven people were killed when a minibus fell into the sea in a city north of Shanghai.

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 10.34 points to close at 1,520.15 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The stocks have slumped amid counting of votes of the recently held elections of federal parliament and provincial assemblies, which is likely to hand over nearly two-third majority to the 'left alliance'.

Export growth to China rises, India falls

November 20, 2017 08:28 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Nepal’s export to China has seen a sizable growth in the first three months of Fiscal Year 2017/18, while export growth to India remains slow.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: With the polls date just a few weeks away, Kathmandu constituency-5 looks set for a keen three-party race.

Share market falls 8.12 points

October 9, 2017 17:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The domestic share market has experienced the fall by 8.12 points today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Annual average inflation fell to 4.5 percent in the last Fiscal Year 2016/17.   According to the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the pace of price rise nearly halved in the last fiscal year from a near double-digit level in 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 12.98 points this week to close at 1,629.75 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Electricity Authority is producing electricity below the capacity of the power plants because of lowered demand or halted supply in the urban centers of the eastern and central regions of the country.

NEW DELHI, July 20:  An inter-city bus plunged into a deep gorge in a northern Indian hill state on Thursday, killing 28 people and injuring 10 others, officials said.

Inflation falls further to 2.8%

July 19, 2017 10:32 am

KATHMANDU, July 18: Inflation plunged to 2.8 percent in the eleventh month of the last fiscal year 2016/17 compared to 11.1 percent of price rise in the same period of the previous fiscal year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The wholesale price of ginger has gone down in the Nepali market as its supply has swollen due to decreasing export to India since 2015.

LONDON, July 12:  Official figures show that unemployment in Britain has fallen once again as the labor market shows resilience to a slowdown in the wider economy.

Child falls to death

July 9, 2017 10:33 am

BAGLUNG, July 8: A 14-year-old boy, who had gone missing from a nearby forest where he had gone to pluck Padamchal (a sour type of herb) at Sano Ghumte in Baglung on Friday, was found dead on Saturday.

LAHAN, June 21: A short circuit triggered fire at Lahan Municipality – 1 has gutted properties worth Rs 100,000.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Banks are struggling to attract deposits despite rise in demands for loans.

MUGU, May 1: One girl was killed at 6 am on Sunday as a tree fell down following long-lasting downpours and strong wind.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Of the around 800,000 people who lost their homes in the devastating earthquakes of 2015, only 264 households have acquired loans from bank and financial institutions (BFIs) so far at a subsidized interest rate.

PALPA, April 28: One old man died in Rainadevi Rural Municipality on Thursday after falling off a cliff.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Registration of personal vehicles saw a drastic drop in the seventh and eighth of current fiscal year, thanks to tightening bank loans.

Two killed after jeep falls off road

April 20, 2017 10:30 am

SINDHULI, April 19: Two people died on the spot when a jeep carrying passengers met with an accident at Pipal Bhanyang of Sindhuli along the BP Highway on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI, April 19 A senior government official says 44 people have been killed after a bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India's Himachal Pradesh state.

Teen falls off cliff to death

April 16, 2017 18:27 pm

MUGU, April 16: A teenage girl has fallen off cliff to death in the district on Sunday.

BARDIYA, April 6: A man had disappeared after falling into the Karnali river while taking a selfie at Rajapur in Bardiya on Wednesday, police said.

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Feb 20: An eight-year-old girl student died falling off a school building at Piple-9, Myagdi district on Sunday evening.

Nepse falls below 1,300-point mark

February 11, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed another 68.27 points this week to close at 1,296.23 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A man died after falling off from the fourth floor of the Bishal bazaar building in Kathmandu Metropolis-22 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rebounded this week, gaining 32.41 points to close at 1,479.86 points on Thursday--the last trading day of the week following a long slump. Daily turnover, however, has not improved yet.

Woman falls off tree to death

January 12, 2017 10:11 am

RUKUM, Jan 12: A woman has fallen to death from a tree that she had climbed to cut leaves as green fodder for her cattle.

Curtain falls on Seventh Nation Games

December 30, 2016 21:25 pm

DHARAN, Dec 30: With promises to hold the next edition of the National Games in Mid Western Region after two years, the week-long Seventh National Games concluded on Friday in Dharan amidst poor management, weak infrastructure, political clash and serious issue of discipline violation.

The Algerian town of Ain Sefra, deep in the dry, hot Sahara desert was hit by a freak snowfall on December 19. It’s the first time snow has fallen in the region in 37 years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Monday clamped circuit breaker after the Nepse Index witnessed a fall of more than three percent in the first 40 minutes of the trading.

The Reserve Bank of India was spotted intervening in the foreign exchange market after the rupee fell to as low as 68.8350 per dollar on Thursday, on the verge of surpassing its previous record low of 68.85 in August 2013, traders said.

Nepse index falls by 23 points

November 5, 2016 16:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Stock Exchange or Nepse index, which has been on a decline for the past few weeks, slumped further by 22.68 points as compared to the previous day.