BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 20: Like other places of the country, the southern district of Rupandehi used to be dependent on India for marigold flowers during festivals and celebrations, until few years ago. But with the expansion of flower farms in the district in the recent years, flower import from India has decreased. Even for the upcoming Tihar festival, when flowers are needed in large quantities, the district seems to be self-dependent.
KOLKATA, Dec 10: Entrepreneurs from eastern Nepal who are in Kolkata of India to participate in the ongoing Himalayan Orange Tourism Fair 2018 are promoting tourist destinations of Province 1, besides promoting and selling Nepali oranges.
On my recent trip to the United States, I had a connecting flight from Dubai airport. In the process of getting to the departure gate, I had to take an elevator, a very fancy one at that, with glass doors with opening both front and back. I got in from the front door and exited from the back door. This fancy elevator reminded me of the first time I rode an elevator long time back during the 1960s in Kolkata. At the time I was living with my father and attending school there. One day my father took me to a building where his office was located. It was in Russel Street. As I remember, at the time I believed, the building belonged to Subarna Shamsher’s family.
BIRGUNJ, June 25: Movement of Nepal-bound containers has been affected at the Kolkata port yet again. According to contractors, more than 700 Nepal-bound containers are stock at Kolkata port – the largest transit point for Nepal’s trade with third countries
Kolkata Knight Riders were boosted by Dinesh Karthik’s 52 as they eliminated Rajasthan Royals from IPL 2018 with a 25-run win in the Eliminator to set-up a clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second Qualifier.
Hardik Pandya scored a quick-fire 35 off 20 balls and took two wickets as Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 encounter in Mumbai on Sunday.
NEW DELHI, April 28: The 'Bombay school of batting' is something most in Indian cricket circles would swear by to produce results. What transpired at Feroz Shah Kotla on Friday night, however, was two young batsmen regarded as the torchbearers of batting in Mumbai, defying the no-nos in the book of the purists to ignite some hope in Delhi Daredevils camp to get on a roll.
JAIPUR, April 19: : Nitish Rana (2 for 11 and 35* off 27) produced a stunning all-round show as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday.
KOLKATA, Feb 20: Nepali Welfare Trust (NWT), a common organization of Nepali citizens living in Kolkata of India, has announced to construct 'Nepal House' in the capital of West Bengal with an investment of Rs 170 million.
BIRGUNJ, Dec 16: Traders in Birgunj fear congestion at India’s Kolkata port again as there has been a delay in returning containers. Over a 1,000 containers are still waiting at Birgunj dry port and traders importing via third country say that this delay is likely to repeat congestion at the Kolkata port which had seen congestion for about three months from August to October.
BIRGUNJ, Nov 5: Nepal has been losing a huge sum of money in delay fees for import of goods due to constant traffic in international ports. However, an additional terminal in Kolkata port has been made available for Nepal, which is expected to considerably ease the country's imports.
BIRGUNJ, March 28: Cargo clearance process at the Kolkata port of India is getting delayed as port authorities are thoroughly scanning foreign cargoes coming via the port on the request of Indian intelligence agencies.
ILAM, Dec 1: Oranges produced in Salakpur of Ilam have been featured in the third Himalayan Orange Tourism Festival kicked off in Kolkata of India from today. The three-day festival is organised by Himalayan Orange Tourism Council.