BIRGUNJ, May 26: Retailers in Birgunj (Parsa) have shut down all goods transportation services after the rise in prices of petroleum products. The goods carrier service has been shut as the price hike in petroleum products has directly affected the transporters, the Transport Entrepreneurs Association (TEA), Birgunj said.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has recommended to the government to increase the price of processed milk by Rs 10 per liter, citing the need for benefits for the milk-producing farmers.
In this context, the market for petroleum products is so sensitive that fluctuations in the international market price may not take long to make a profit or loss in crores of rupees. Nepali private sector entrepreneurs are not in a position to take this risk.
After the increase in consumption, the management cost per liter has to be reduced. What does the NOC do? What is the function of the Price Stabilization Fund? Why not use it? Shouldn't the tax levied by the government be reduced in such a short time? Why charge more than the cost price?
I don’t clearly know where I am headed (I feel out of this world, but I am not drugged), but I am sure I will find my way, my destiny, my destination. One thing is clear, though: I am leaving this city at least temporarily because it reminds me of so many things. You see, loads of memories are not a good thing when you are in an unenviable situation. On a pilgrimage?
KATHMANDU, July 14: The average wholesale prices of vegetables including tomato small, tomato small (tunnel), local cabbage, local cauliflower, bitter gourd, and brinjal increased by almost 33 percent in a single day on Saturday.
BUTWAL, July 30: The members of the Province 5 assembly are all set to see hike in their pay and will get one personal assistant (PA) each as two bills to this effect tabled in the provincial assembly on April 24 were approved by the Economic, Business and Tourism Committee of the provincial assembly.
HAITI, July 15: Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a wave of deadly protests.
KATHMANDU, July 13: At a time when they are under criticism from various quarters for their failure to do anything substantial, the elected officials of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have begun efforts to have their salaries and perks increased.
India will suspend trade concessions and raise import duties on 30 products from the United States by up to 50 percent, in a mirror response to Washington’s impetuous move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepal Communist Party led by Biplav, Nepali Communist Party led by Rishi Ram Kattel and Nepal Communist Party (Revolutionary Maoist) jointly organized a protest rally at Shanti Batika, Ratnapark in the capital on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 13 :Demanding withdrawal of hiked prices of petroleum products, Nepal Students Union (NSU) affiliated to the main opposition Nepali Congress staged torchlight protests in different parts of the country on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has done nothing to implement the agreement reached more than two weeks ago to scrap the fee hike by private schools. As a result, the deal is unlikely to be implemented this year too like in the previous years.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Student unions protesting against the 'illegal' hike in tuition fees by private schools staged demonstration by blowing whistles in front of the offices of local body chiefs and deputy chiefs on Friday. The unions demand, among other things, revocation of the hiked fees.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Three student unions affiliated to different political parties have submitted memorandums to all 753 local bodies demanding revocation of the "illegal fee hikes" at private schools.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Three student unions affiliated to various political parties have decided to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday demanding action against the private schools that hiked their tuition and annual fees against the rules.
KATHMANDU, March 29: On weekends recently, around the hills of the Kathmandu Valley, we can see people in different shades of blue T-shirts, walking in groups or lines exploring the hills, the surroundings and the lives of people beyond the hustle and bustle of the city. One of such groups with a dark navy blue T-shirt is Hike4Lyf.
TERHATHUM, March 19: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women. As per the decision, an additional Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 -- depending on the distance of their homes from the birthing centers or health institutions- will be provided to such women.
TERHATHUM, March 18: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women.