NEW DELHI, March 14: India on Saturday increased taxes on petrol and diesel in a desperate attempt to increase government revenue at a time when tax collections have fallen amid the weakest economic growth in over six years, with the coronavirus impact yet to come.
CHITWAN, July 9: The price of egg has been increased. A crate of big egg now costs Rs 280. Its price was Rs 200 before this. Similarly, the price of small egg has gone up from Rs 115 per crate to Rs 230 per crate.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has set standards for the private schools operating within its jurisdiction. According to the new standards, the fee structure fixed for the new academic year is 27 percent higher than that of the last year.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal’s stock market failed to extend gains from the previous week as index ended all five trading days lower. Despite opening with strong gains on Sunday, the market pulled back sharply to close marginally lower. Similarly, the index experienced significant weakness in all following session of the week. As a result, Nepse closed at 1,191.98 points with a drop of 32.43 points compared to preceding week.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The stock market showed a lack of direction for the first trading hour on Wednesday's trading. However, the benchmark equity index declined throughout the latter session to close over 8 points lower for the second day straight.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal national volleyball team open spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha’s rise as a professional player has put the national prodigy among the top candidates to win the upcoming People’s Choice Award in Pulsar Sports Award slated for May 17.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is currently on a visit to Europe, has called the European Commission for enhanced level of support in infrastructure building and skills development in Nepal.
TIKAPUR, Jan 17: The declaration of Kathmandu Valley as a load shedding-free zone elated the residents of the capital but locals of various other parts of the country are still battling with this problem. Locals of Lamki took to the streets for the reduction of load shedding hours accusing the government that it is giving priority only to some places and neglecting others.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the government should invest a significant amount of budget in the education sector due to damages of physical infrastructure in education sector by earthquake as well as high demand of quality education.