KATHMANDU, Aug1: At a time when there is criticism from various quarters over the increasing burden of tax on ordinary people, Ilam Municipality in eastern part of the country has decided to impose 50 paisa per liter tax on petroleum products in the name of controlling pollution.
BEIJING, April 2: China has slapped extra tariffs of up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, as well as on wine and certain fruits and nuts, in response to U.S. duties on imports of aluminum and steel, China’s finance ministry said.
KALIKOT, Dec 23: Following the tense situation in the district headquarters Manma after the death of a temporary (myadi) police on Friday, the local administration of Kalikot has imposed indefinite curfew in the district on Saturday afternoon.
Nepali herbs traders are facing more difficulties with the imposition of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) by India. Before this, they had been facing various problems with the levying of 'transit permit' on the export of herbs by the Uttar Pradesh government of India.
DHADING, May 21: Nepal Student Union, a student wing of Nepali Congress, has enforced strike in Dhadingbesi in protest of scuffle with CPN-UML cadres that occurred at Ukhubari of Maidi on Saturday evening.
JAJARKOT, March 31: Nepal Tarun Dal(NTD), a sister organization of Nepali Congress(NC), has imposed a strike in Jajarkot on Friday citing that police have not apprehended the murderers of NC leader Rabindra Shamsher Shah who was cruelly assassinated four days back.
RAJBIRAJ, March 6: CPN-UML leaders are scheduled to address mass meeting in Saptari on Monday under the party's Mechi-Mahakali National Campaign while the cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) are making preparation from early morning to disrupt the UML's program in the district.