MUMBAI, July 9: Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world’s fastest growing major mobile phone market.

GERMANY, July 5: Germany has deported 69 Afghan nationals, whose asylum requests were rejected, back to their home country, German and Afghan officials say.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to conduct the maiden flight of its giant carrier aircraft within the next few months.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Biratnagar Customs Office became the largest export gateway of the country in the first eight months of FY 2017/18, a recent trade data published by the Department of Customs shows.

International migration data shows Indians make up the biggest population living outside their country of birth, in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Domestic passenger movement has been increasing remarkably in recent years, while travelling by road is full of hassles across the country.

BAJHANG, Dec 31: It might be hard for some to believe that it is very rare for people to find a toilet in Thalara Kholi, the second largest market of Bajhang, which is famous for the palace of Thalari king.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The vote count has concluded for the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) for the House of Representatives and provincial Assembly elections on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Nepal’s largest wind-solar hybrid power system was switched on today in the Hariharpurgadi village of Sindhuli district. This is financed by a project supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

YEMEN, Nov 9: United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause “the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims.”

BEIRUT, Oct 22: U.S-allied forces said Sunday they have captured Syria’s largest oil field from the Islamic State group.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 15: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the CPN (UML) would move ahead by tearing apart the misconception spread against the party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The ruling Nepali Congress is leading the Province 2 elections, winning more number of seats than any other party so far but the party still appears to be short of the required number to lead the district coordination committee on its own.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to induct four new faces in the Council of Ministers on Monday, making his Cabinet the largest ever in Nepal’s history.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The government has signed an agreement with a Chinese investment company to bring foreign direct investment worth US$ 251 million in a cement factory.

DHANGADHI, July 11: Outdoing the Nepali Congress (NC), the CPN-UML has managed to become the largest party in Province 7, the home province of Prime Minister and NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba, in the local level elections.

JHAPA, July 10: CPN-UML has emerged as the largest party in the district by winning 461 seats out of 685 representatives in 15 local units.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The results of the ongoing vote count in various local units of Provinces 1, 5 and 7 that are now  pouring in indicate that the CPN-UML could eventually emerge as the largest political party in the country, at least at the local level.

The largest pyre

May 26, 2017 13:21 pm

Following the cabinets’ decision to burn wildlife stockpiles on 18 May 2017, a 5-meter-wide and 15-meter-long incinerator was constructed in Chitwan National Park headquarters within three days. However, some wildlife parts such as elephant tusks couldn’t be destroyed given the lack of required technology for crushing the ivory before burning.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepal Airlines on Friday signed a final deal to purchase two Airbus passenger jets, in what is the largest-ever such deal in Nepal’s aviation history.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepal Airlines on Friday signed a final deal to purchase two Airbus passenger jets, in what is the largest-ever such deal in Nepal's aviation history.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Sagoon Inc., a US-based social commerce startup founded by a Nepali, has said that it has become second largest company in terms of number of retail investors.

Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, three sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War Two.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 23: A team from the Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) has reached the largest potential iron mine of Nepal, which lies nine kilometers north of the East West Highway at Dhobadi-3 of Nawalparasi district, to carry out a detailed study.

A young boy from India has undergone successful surgery to correct a rare condition which gave him the world’s largest head.

LUMBINI (Rupandehi), Nov 23: The world's largest Thangka painting is set to be put on a display in Lumbini, the origin of world peace for being the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on November 25-26.

Nabil Bank largest taxpayer amongst BFIs

November 18, 2016 20:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nabil Bank has been honored by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) for paying highest amount of tax amongst bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: IME Ltd has been awarded by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) for paying highest amount of tax amongst the remittance companies in the Fiscal Year 2014/2015.

Surya Nepal honored as largest taxpayer

November 17, 2016 09:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd is the largest taxpayer in the country.The government honored Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd amid a function organized in Kathmandu on Wednesday to celebrate 5th National Tax Day.

An unusually large and bright Moon will adorn the night sky next Monday — the closest “supermoon” to Earth in 68 years and a chance for dramatic photos and spectacular surf.

NAWALPARASI, Nov 7: The Chisapani Hospital – the second largest in Nawalparasi – has completed all preparations for launching its services.

PHALEBASH (Parbat), Nov 6: The largest Shaligram Shila in the world – located at the borders of Parbat, Gulmi and Syangja – is facing an existential threat.

BEIJING, Sept 29: China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday.

BEIJING, CHINA, Sept 25: The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China Sunday, a project which Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life.

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2016, Sept 4: Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late Saturday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group's ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The largest number of students have been graded C in the just released results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations, and 481,986 out of the total are eligible for higher education.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Health sector became the largest recipient of Official Development Assistance (ODA) in Fiscal Year 2014/15, replacing education sector, according to the Development Cooperation Report (DCR) 2016.