NIC annual report submitted to HoR

March 2, 2022 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, March 2: The annual report of the National Information Commission for the fiscal year 2077-78 BS (2020-21) has been presented at the House of Representatives (HoR).

NIC submits annual report to PM Deuba

February 1, 2022 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The National Information Commission (NIC) presented its annual report for the fiscal year 2020/21 to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday. The report incorporating the major works and activities of the NIC was submitted to the PM for tabling it in the Legislature Parliament in accordance with Section 25 (1) of the Right to Information Act, 2064 BS.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8:Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission Krishna Hari Baskota has suggested government to ensure people's right to seek information at a program organized to mark the end of his 5-year tenure ship at the NIC here in Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: As monkeys are a big headache for farmers in hills right across the country, the National Innovation Center (NIC) has come up with a monkey chasing machine.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has sought the role of National Information Commission to inhibit the dissemination of information capable of damaging democracy.

KATHMANDU, March 15: An application has been filed at the National Information Commission (NIC) after Madhav Narayan Municipality of Rautahat refused to provide expenses made for development projects in the municipality.

Mahabir Pun puts his medals for sale

September 5, 2018 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Dr. Mahabir Pun, has put his medals for online auction to raise funds for National Innovation Center (NIC)'s operation.

KATHMANDU, July 11: NIC Asia Bank Limited opened new branch offices at Amargadhi of Dadheldhura and Dipayal Silgadhi of Doti.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The 7th NIC Asia Property Expo 2018 Nepal being organized in Kathmandu from June 15 to 19. The event will be held at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Center.

KATHMANDU, April 10: NIC Asia Bank Ltd and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has exchanged a mandate letter for long-term loan. The loan from IFC is subject to approval from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

MYAGDI, March 27: The National Innovation Center (NIC) led by social entrepreneur Mahabir Pun has announced to launch its first invention, medical drones, in Myagdi district soon.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): The resignation submitted by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NIC Asia Bank, Laxman Rijal, has been accepted by the bank's board. Deputy CEO of the bank, Roshan Kumar Neupane, has been appointed as its acting CEO.

NIC Asia Bank bows to NBA pressure

March 14, 2018 06:38 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have agreed to mend fences after the commercial bank decided to roll back its decision to offer deposit rates higher than the rates capped by the association through an 'informal understanding'.

Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has decided that its 27 member banks will suspend interbank transactions with NIC Asia Bank for breaching understanding on capping deposit rates.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) on Friday told its member banks to suspend their interbank transactions with NIC Asia Bank Ltd for raising interests on deposits “in breach of an informal understanding to cap the interest rates.”

NIC Asia wins NIB Inter-bank Futsal

February 17, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: NIC Asia Bank has clinched the Nepal Investment Bank (NIB) Inter-bank Futsal Tournament defeating the host 3-2 on penalties at the Samakhusi Futsal on Friday. The winning team, NIC, received an overnight package to Pokhara along with trophy.

NIC ASIA Bank bags two awards

December 22, 2017 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: NIC ASIA Bank Limited has bagged two awards in Nepal BFSI Excellence & Leadership Awards 2017.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has permitted NIC ASIA Bank Limited to issue 3 million units of NIC Asia Debenture 2081/82 worth Rs 3 billion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has permitted NIC ASIA Bank Limited to issue 3 million units of NIC Asia Debenture 2081/82 worth Rs 3 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: NIC ASIA Bank has launched the facility of opening accounts through online portal. Issuing a statement, the bank said that it is the first of its kind product in the Nepali banking industry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7 : A bank in Nepal has recovered most of the money stolen after its SWIFT server was hacked last month, two officials, involved in the investigation of the Himalayan nation’s first reported cyber heist, said on Tuesday.

NIC ASIA opens three branch offices

November 6, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: NIC ASIA Bank has inaugurated its new branch offices at Khajura Rural Municipality, Banke; Magragadhi of Barbardiya Municipality, Bardiya; and Ramailo Chowk of Kanepokhari Rural Municipality, Morang on Sunday.

CIB may probe cyber theft in NIC Asia

October 26, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police is likely to take over the investigation into the recent cyber attack against NIC Asia Bank Ltd through the bank's SWIFT system after the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) concluded that there was a criminal motive behind the case.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: NIC Asia Bank Ltd has claimed that it was less likely to lose money from the recent cyber attack against it, stating that all international banks where it maintains accounts have been requested to stop processing payment instructions made on the day of hacking.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have stepped up  efforts to prevent possible losses from a recent cyberattack against  NIC Asia using the SWIFT electronic money transfer system.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have stepped up efforts to prevent possible losses from a recent cyber attack against  NIC Asia using the SWIFT electronic money transfer system .

KATHMANDU, July 21: NIC Asia Bank Ltd, one of the major private-sector commercial banks of Nepal, has turned 20. The bank, initially Nepal Industrial and Commercial Bank Ltd, was registered on July 21, 1998, to operate as a regional bank.

KATHMANDU, July 11: NIC Asia Bank has increased the interest rate of its new savings account 'Samunnati Bachat Khata' that the bank launched in April, 2017.

KATHMANDU, July 2: NIC Asia Bank has inaugurated its 95th branch office in Bauniya of Kailali.

KATHMANDU, June 27: NIC Asia Bank has planted 950 saplings of different species on the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences premises in Dharan.

KATHMANDU, June 26: NIC ASIA Bank has opened its 108th branch office at Duhabi Municipality of Sunsari. The new branch office was inaugurated on Saturday.

NIC ASIA launches CRLTS service

June 23, 2017 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, June 23: NIC AISA Bank has announced the launch of Customer Retail Loan Tracking System (CRLTS) through which customers can track their retail loan proposal on the bank's official website -- -- by entering the application ID and mobile numbers.

NIC Asia branches out to Ghorahi

June 20, 2017 12:32 pm

KATHMANDU, June 20: NIC ASIA Bank Ltd has inaugurated its 92nd branch office at Ghorahi of Dang.

BHAKTAPUR, June 17: National Information Commission (NIC) Chief Krishnahari Baskota has stressed the need of establishing the Commission's provincial-level units.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): NIC Asia Bank has launched a new saving account named ‘Samunnati Bachat Khata’. According to the bank, the scheme aims at providing complete banking services to the general customers as it has highest interest rate of 8 percent with no minimum balance requirement.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): NIC Asia Bank has inaugurated branch office in five new locations across the country.

NIC Asia opens five branch offices

April 8, 2017 02:34 am

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): NIC Asia Bank has inaugurated branch office in five new locations across the country.

KATHMANDU, March 11: NIC Asia Bank has added a fixed deposit product -- Swornim Muddati Khata -- under which it is offering depositors up to 12 percent in interest annually.

NIC Capital Ltd starts operation

March 7, 2017 11:08 am

KATHMANDU, March 7:  NIC Asia Capital Ltd, a sister company of NIC Asia Bank Ltd, started operation on Monday.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): NIC Asia Bank Ltd has started floating deprived sector loans.

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.

NIC apprises Prez of its activities

February 22, 2017 22:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: National Information Commission (NIC) on Wednesday apprised President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the major works accomplished by it in the fiscal year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: NIC Asia Bank has organized a tree plantation program in Purwanchal Engineering Campus (PEC) premises in Dharan.

NIC Asia organizes tree plantation

January 9, 2017 00:55 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Registrar of the B P Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, Dr Tul Bahadur Shrestha, on Sunday, inaugurated Tree Plantation Program at BPKIHS Dharan.

NIC Asia branch in Phidim

January 4, 2017 02:48 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: NIC Asia Bank Ltd has opened its new branch office in Phidim of Panchthar district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: NIC Asia Bank on Wednesday two new branches in Kushma of Parbat and Jeetpur of Bara. It also inaugurated an extension counter on Birat Medical Teaching Hospital premises on the day.

NIC Asia plants trees

December 24, 2016 10:22 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: NIC ASIA has started planting trees as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects, its chairman Jagdish Prasad Agrawal told the bank’s nineteenth annual general meeting, the bank said in a statement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: National Banking Institute (NBI) and NIC Asia Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly launch 'Financial Literacy' campaign as part of the bank's CSR initiative.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: NIC Asia said Friday that its clients will get to transfer funds to other directly to accounts in other financial institutions using its internet banking services.

NIC Asia Bank opens seven new branches

November 8, 2016 20:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: NIC Asia Bank Ltd on Tuesday inaugurated its seven new branch offices in different parts of the country.