KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, and Gatwick in London.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Samsung has announced the availability of Samsung Galaxy J8 in Nepali market. Galaxy J8, which is a part of the new Infinity series of models from Samsung, was announced a few times back along with Galaxy J6.

Sprite launches new consumer scheme

August 1, 2018 07:07 am

KATHMANDU, August 1: Sprite has launched a new promotional campaign named "Refresh N' Recharge Offer". Issuing a statement last week, Sprite, a soft drink from the Coca-Cola, said that consumers can enjoy Sprite, Coke or Fanta during this season and stand a chance to win free mobile recharge coupons worth Rs 10 to Rs 5,000 on a daily basis and up to over Rs 40 million during the campaign period.

RAKHINE, July 31: The government of Myanmar established an independent commission to investigate allegations of human rights violations in western Rakhine state following an attack on police posts in August last year, according to a press release by Myanmar president's office.

RUPANDEHI, July 26: Lions Club of Butwal has launched a campaign to examine eyes of children of Butwal Sub Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 26:  Prachin Pant unveiled her first collection of poetry and photography book ‘broken rays of sunshine’ in an event at GG Machhan, Jhamsikhel.  The book was jointly launched by litterateur Viplop Prateek and artist Salil Subedi on Tuesday.

BEIJING, July 24: China’s Commerce Ministry launched an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports from four countries. Domestic producers have complained that a flood of cheaper products has damaged the local industry.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Etihad Airways has launched 'WhatsApp Business solution', allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said that the new service will allow its premium guests to chat with the airline's agents about their flights in a fast, personal, and efficient way, when they are at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Baskin Robbins launches in Pokhara

July 12, 2018 10:50 am

Baskin Robbins in collaboration with Graviss Foods Pvt, and Sun International Incorporation Pvt.ltd opened its first Baskin Robbins Standardized ice-cream parlor at Lakeside, Pokhara on Sunday.

MUMBAI, July 10: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such effort to combat a flurry of fake messages that prompted mob lynchings.

SURKHET, July 2: As part of the 'Prosperous Birendranagar: One home, one woman employment' program, depending on the type of their jobs, women can get 50% loan without interest and 50% grant. For the first year of the program, the municipality has sanctioned a budget of Rs 18 million.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Turkish Airlines has launched 'Wireless In-Flight Entertainment System'. The flag carrier of Turkey has become the first user of this wireless in-flight entertainment system entirely developed by Turkish engineers in cooperation with Turkish Technic Inc, and Havelsan, according to a statement received on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Civil Bank Ltd has launched its smart website which can be easily operated from both mobile devices and personal computers. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that Civil Bank customers can use this website to use all services and facilities provided by the bank.

MOSCOW, June 24: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during their win over Serbia on Friday.

One to Watch announced the launch of its new accelerator program – Enterprise – amidst an event organized on Friday in Le Sherpa Restaurant, Lazimpat. The program is a joint collaboration between One to Watch, and True North Association (TNA). According to the press release issued by One to Watch, the commonality between the motives of the acceleration programs of One to Watch and TNA led in the merger of the two programs under one flagship venture – Enterprise. Amod Rajbhandari, Director for Accelerator and Entrepreneurship Development, will head the Enterprise program.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal-India Women Friendship Society (NIWFS) on Saturday launched the third stage of “Livelihood Improvement, Women Empowerment and Awareness Program” in Sarlahi district.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Reliance Life Insurance has come up with a new product, Reliance Term Plan, for individuals aged 16 years and above. The plan aims to provide financial stability and protection to family members of the policy holder at a nominal affordable premium, according to a statement issued by the company.

KATHMANDU, June 11:  The U.S. Embassy launched a new series of intercultural communication and leadership trainings at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPO-TC) and the National Police Academy.

DHADING, Jun 1: Dhunibensi municipality, which borders the federal capital of the country, has launched a mobile application to make its activities technology friendly. The app has been developed so as to inform the people about the activities, services and the processes to be fulfilled to get the services from the home itself.

ROLPA, May 31: The Sunil Smriti Rural Municipality in eastern Rolpa has announced to launch “roof for the poor” program. Under the program the thatch roofs of the houses in the rural municipality will be replaced with tin roofs.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has started online bank account opening facility. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the bank said that it expects the new service will allow potential account holders to initiate an account from their home itself or while traveling.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has launched its website in Chinese language in a bid to attract Chinese tourists.

GULMI,  May 21: Nepali Congress, Gulmi has started a drive against social anomalies and aberrations in various places of the district as part of the second phase of its 50 days mega campaign entitled 'Let Us Go to the Village and Enjoy in Village Itself'.

370 people to be provided with training for 18 different jobs

KATHMANDU, May 8: Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt Ltd, the authorized dealer of Hyundai for Nepal, has launched 'Road to Russia' scheme for its customers.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Hero MotoCorp has introduced the 125 cc Glamour motorcycle and 110 cc Duet scooter in the Nepali market.

Facebook launches dating service

May 2, 2018 12:31 pm

Facebook doesn't think hookups are meaningful and doesn't want you to date your friends — but it's known for a long time that its vast map of human connections could help people find long-term partners. At least that's the takeaway from a new dating feature the social networking giant is launching because, well, why not?

KATHMANDU, April 25: The government has launched e-payment system for paying government revenue.

KATHMANDU April 20: Civil Bank Ltd has introduced 'Civil Smart Mobile Banking' application for its clients.

FLORIDA, April 19: A NASA satellite has embarked on a quest for planets where life might exist.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Lyricist Basanta Thamsuhang has launched his new album entitled ‘Yayabar’ amid a function organized by Geetkar Sangh Nepal (Lyricist Association Nepal) in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Department of Civil Registration (DoCR) has launched an information system to systematize the social security allowance (SSA) scheme.

LAHAN, April 15: Police in Siraha has launched a three- month-long public awareness campaign against rape bearing in mind the growing cases of rape in the district for the past few years.

Model, show host, and playwright Shivani Singh Tharu launched her novel entitled ‘Kathmanduma Ek Din’ amid a special event organized in the premises of Russian Culture Center, Kamalpokhari on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal Liquors Ltd has launched Royal Challenge Whisky in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Monday, the company said that the whisky costs Rs 1,360 for 750 ml, Rs 680 for 375 ml and Rs 340 for 180 ml packs.

ISLAMABAD, April 9: A Pakistani official says authorities have launched a new polio vaccination drive, aiming to reach 38.7 million children under the age of 5.

KHOTANG, April 8: The District Education Office (DEO), Khotang, has launched a campaign to make it compulsory for all parents to send their children to school.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nabil Bank Ltd has announced the launch of Visa Card Promotion Campaign named 'Card baata CAR cash back lagataar'.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Etihad Airways has officially opened its Etihad Eco Residence, Abu Dhabi's first purpose-built, sustainable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum-rated cabin crew accommodation.

Kathmandu, Mar 30: Nepal Telecom has started credit service to its prepaid subscribers.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Singer Sony Karki launches her new music video named ‘Jata Herchhu Kebal Timi Timi Lai Nai Dekhchhu’ on Monday.

LRICC launches online HSK test

March 25, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 25: LRI Confucius Classroom (LRICC), a Chinese language training center in the capital, has launched online examination system for Chinese language proficiency test from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Syakar Trading Company, the authorized distributor of Honda motorbikes and scooters for Nepal, has launched a new pack of 'Honda Genuine Engine Oil' on Wednesday.

Marico launches new hair product

March 23, 2018 03:04 am

KATHMANDU Mar 22: Marico Limited, a consumer products company, has launched 'Livon Serum Damage Protect' in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 19: MAW Enterprises, the authorized distributor of Yamaha motorcycles and scooter in Nepal, has brought a new scheme for its customers targeting the upcoming New Year 2075.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Yeti Airlines-Tara Air, in partnership with Khumbu-Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC), Himalaya Club and United National Development Program (UNDP), has formally launched 'Everest Clean-Up Campaign'.

KATHMANDU, Mar 8: Sajha Yatayat, a cooperative public transport company has launched Ashok Leyland’s semi floor bus for the first time in Nepal.

King's College launches in-house journal

February 28, 2018 11:47 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The first issue of ‘International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Economic Issues’ published by King’s College, Babermahal was launched amid a program at the premises of Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: While pointing out the need to work on various fronts to revive the glory of the party, a group of Nepali Congress (NC) youth leaders led by Nabindra Raj Joshi has launched a nation-wide campaign to develop strong and defined ideology and effective organization of the party.

Civil Bank launches new saving product

February 22, 2018 03:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Civil Bank Limited has announced the launch of a new saving product named 'Sagarmatha Bachat Khata' which offers 10 percent interest rate per annum.