KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Three hydropower projects of 29.72 MW received the government approval for construction during one month of mid-January and mid-February.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A total of eight hydropower projects with a production capacity of 86.295 MW sought to receive license in the past one month.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: A total of 45 companies have applied at Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) seeking brokerage licenses.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A total of 10 companies have expedited the process to receive stockbrokers licenses as the deadline to file the application is expiring within the next five days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has moved forward its plan to license a new stock exchange company.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Saying that some “fake” developers were holding licenses for hydropower projects worth some 1,600 MW but doing nothing in terms of power production, the government has said it will scrap such licenses as the developers have shown apathy to build these projects.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The government issued new licenses, including permits for survey and construction, to 56 hydropower companies that have planned to produce 1,587 MW of electricity in total, in the fiscal year 2021/22.

CHITWAN, July 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the authorities to stop the distribution of driver's licenses from Chitwan. The court, on July 5, ordered to halt the entire process until further notice after a petition was filed alleging irregularities.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has reminded that a license is required to provide internet services.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is preparing to take pending driving license tests of all 572,000 applicants by May-end.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Infomerics Credit Rating Nepal has received an operating license to work in credit ratings of the companies listed at Nepal Stock Exchange.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has announced to stop receiving new applications for driving license tests from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Yak & Yeti Hotel Limited, in response to the government move to scrap the operating license, has said the hotel does not have any financial liabilities due to the government.

KATHMANDU: The government has canceled the casino operating license of Yak & Yeti Hotel Limited, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu for failing to pay Rs 420 million in royalty to the government on Wednesday. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation had issued a license to operate a casino in the name of the hotel on January 6, 1992.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) , which has been facing difficulties due to overwhelming applicants of driving license, has stopped taking online applications during office hours.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been publicly saying, "I do not commit corruption, I do not even look at the face of the corrupt." But during the Oli-led government’s tenure, one after another irregularities have been made public. A recent example is the Himalayan Reinsurance Company.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Himalayan Reinsurance Company (HRC) has received approval from the Insurance Board (IB) to operate as the second reinsurer in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has suspended the online application registration for driving license amid the rising risk created by the second wave of the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Five new insurance companies have been in a race to receive operating licenses at a time when the government is looking for taking the existing insurers to merger with an aim to minimize unhealthy competition in the insurance business.

London’s transit authority said Monday it is not renewing Uber’s license to operate in the British capital, dealing a major setback to the ride-hailing company.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The license of Nepal Satellite Telecom (NST), a telecommunications company owned by businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi, has been automatically terminated as it failed to pay dues owed to Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) by the given deadline.

Hello Nepal's license scrapped

August 19, 2019 21:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal Telecommunications Authority has scrapped the license of Hello Nepal, a telecom service provider company.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Service seekers have been facing problems after the government stopped accreditation of 'smart' driving license.

SINDHULI, Nov 18: With the addition of tempos in Sindhuli, the number of people driving tempos without acquiring a license has surged during the last one year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Department of Tourism (DoT) will be issuing trekking porter guide license and identity card to around 1500 porter guides, four years after a decision to provide the license with basic training, exempting them from the minimum academic qualification of grade 10.

India-trained dentists also highest among failures

Quarrying licenses on sale

August 22, 2018 10:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: A section of individuals and organizations that has access to power and higher officials has allegedly started acquiring quarrying licenses of various mines from the government and selling the same licenses to third parties at hefty prices.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The recent announcement of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in its monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year to allow commercial banks to work as brokerage firms has prompted mixed reactions from stakeholders.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Similar to microfinance institutions that cater financial needs of low-income and rural individuals or groups, the government is preparing to license microinsurance companies that will bring plans to provide coverage to people of low-income groups and low-valued assets.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The Metropolitan Crime Division has confiscated six licensed weapons of Mahesh Bahadur Singh.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Recreational aviation operation license of 11 paragliding companies has been scrapped this year, according to Flight Safety Standard Department (FSSD) of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). The license of 11 paragliding companies has been canceled as did not apply to renew their license.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Then prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to award limestone mines to Dangote Cement Nepal Pvt Ltd  on January 8 last year. The decision taken at a meeting of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN), was passed on to the Department of Mines and Geology for implementation. But the Nigerian conglomerate with cement plants in 14  countries was not assigned the mines for setting up its plant that would employ over 1,000 people.

34,000 driving license seekers

October 31, 2017 10:47 am

ITAHARI, Oct 31: Nishan Neupane from Satashidham, Jhapa was in the queue to get the token of permit letter for driving license of motorbike at Koshi District Vehicle Management License Division Office, Itahari on Sunday. Nishan got the token after having arrived at the office since three in the morning and stood in line for eight hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Several domestic and international firms were eying to build Tamakoshi-3, a hydroelectricity project of 650 MW capacity. They were hopeful for a call for competitive bidding, but a sudden move by Energy Secretary Anup Kumar Upadhyaya to award the project’s license to TBI Holdings left them utterly disappointed.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The number of people driving vehicles without a driving license is on the rise in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Domestic Chilime Hydropower Project has been granted the study license of two hydropower projects with the capacity of 585-megawatt electricity in total.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The government has provided construction license to 37 hydropower projects in the fiscal year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Dozens of post-graduate (PG) degree holders in medicine have been accused of visiting power centers including influential political leaders, former ministers and their aides to get license from Nepal Medical Council (NMC) after they failed the tests taken by the NMC.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Department of Electricity Development (DoED) has scrapped over 150 survey licenses of hydropower projects having capacity of up to 1 megawatt (MW).

KATHMANDU, May 13: Former Acting Election Commissioner Dolakh Bahadur Gurung has pointed out some hassles with the distribution in the voter identity cards on Saturday.

License of 16 ghost schools scrapped

April 12, 2017 22:16 pm

KATHMANDU, April 12: Lalitpur District Education Office has decided to scrap the license of 16 private 'ghost' schools.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Beema Samiti says is going to clear from its pending tray applications for licenses to operate as insurance companies submitted before 2008.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products is allowed only from license-holding outlets.

BHAKTAPUR, March 14: The Jagati Office of the Department of Transport Management, Bhaktapur, has started distributing new smart license from Monday.

NIC Asia Capital receives license

February 23, 2017 08:58 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: NIC Asia Capital Ltd, a subsidiary of NIC Asia Bank Ltd, has received license from Security Exchange Board of Nepal (Sebon) to operate as a merchant bank.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Driving license can now be acquired from the Transport Management Office in Jagati of Bhaktapur also. Distribution of driving licenses began from the office on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Department of Transport Management, Ekantakuna, Bagmati, has changed its layout for the practical test for driving licenses.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Driving license can now be acquired from the Transport Management Office in Thulo Bharyang of Swoyambhu also.

LALITPUR, Dec 25: With the government launching an online service to register the application for driving license of a two-wheeler and a scooter, the service seekers are now to be free from the compulsion of visiting the respective transport management office and waiting in a queue to submit the applications.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is formally kicking off the online application system for driving license from Sunday.