KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police submitted an investigation report on the Lalita Niwas land scam to the government on Friday, recommending action against bureaucrats and middlemen but exonerating the political leadership, said a highly-placed source.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 16: The price of apples in Birendranagar is three-four times higher than in Jumla where the fruits are sourced from.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Admitting that ‘middlemen’ were unduly influencing the judiciary, Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday said he plans to charge them with contempt of court.

KHOTANG, May 20: Rupakot Majhuwagadi Municipality of Khotang has started strict plans to end the middlemen practice in vegetable sales in the municipality. Rules have been formulated to end the middlemen practice in the weekly bazaar held in Diktel.

BAITADI, April 8: Devanand Pandeya of Jarga village in Dashrath Chand Rural Municipality-4 carries his agricultural products to Gothala Pani Market in a bamboo basket (doko) every day. But he cannot fix the price of his produce; he has to sell at whatever price local traders determine. These traders then sell the produce to consumers by adding higher profit margin.

BARA, April 5: The government had introduced Public Residential Program (PRP) in order to provide rehabilitation to the poor, underprivileged and marginalized communities.

SINDHULI, Nov 26: Although Sindhuli is considered as a hub for sweet orange (Junar) farming, the consumers are forced to pay excessively for the locally-produced fruits due to involvement of middlemen in the transaction.

Beware of middlemen: CJ Parajuli

November 25, 2017 01:33 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Stating that middlemen are very active to influence the judiciary, Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli has asked lawyers and judges to be aware of them while imparting justice.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Farmers in Bhaktapur sell one kilo of big tomatoes to middlemen at Rs 60, while the same tomatoes cost Rs 115 per kilo at Kalimati retail market in Kathmandu, according to farmers and traders Republica talked to. Red potatoes fetch Rs 32 a kilo for Bhaktapur farmers  and are sold at Rs 55 at Kalimati retail market.

LALITPUR, Sept 6: Police have arrested seven middlemen from Transport Management Office in Lalitpur Sub-metropolitan City-13, Ekantakuna on Tuesday.