GORKHA, Sept 14: The finding about the circulation of counterfeit currency notes in Gorkha has prompted the District Administration Office here to issue directives to district-based banks and financial institutions for preventive measures.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Police has arrested Ramesh Sapkota with Rs two million illegal Nepali bank notes from Soltimode today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Police have arrested six people belonging to a gang involved in the transaction of counterfeit Nepali currency notes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Record economic growth of 7.5 percent, end of load-shedding, and successful conduction of three elections have been some of the key achievements for the country’s economic sector in 2017.

Style notes for statement shoulders

August 27, 2017 10:15 am

Whether it’s a dress, top, shirt or tunic, statement shoulders can do wonders to your look if styled right, say experts. Here are some tips for a perfect fashion statement to flaunt your shoulders:  Cold shoulder:

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepalis stand to lose millions of dollars held in high-value Indian bank notes that India banned last year and has yet to exchange, a Nepali central bank official said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Philatelic Society is organizing an exhibition of postage stamps bearing the image Nepali coins and paper notes brought into use so far in the country with an objective of giving a glimpse of the bank notes and coins in use from past to present.

BUTWAL, June 8: A youth arrested on the charge of printing fake currency notes was presented before the media by the police here on Thursday. The police also confiscated a machine and other materials he was using to produce counterfeit notes from his 'office'.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Police have arrested 10 people involved in smuggling banned Indian bank notes of Rs 1000 and 500 into Nepal of late.

KATHMANDU, May 24: A group of racketeers have been found active in bringing the Indian bank notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 into Nepal of late.

Striking all the right notes

May 19, 2017 12:08 pm

A few minutes are simply not enough to talk about music with Lochan Rizal.

Chief Election Commissioner, voters, local level elections, Ayodhee Prasad Yadav

KATHMANDU, April 6: With the deadline of the Indian government to respond to an offer of providing exchange facility of up to Indian rupees (IRs) 4,500 expiring last week without any formal response from the government, the fate of demonetized Indian banknotes held by Nepalis now hangs in balance.

KOHALPUR, March 17: The Nepal Police, Bheri Zonal Office on Thursday has arrested four persons for possessing illegal Indian and Nepali currency notes.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Indian Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley said that Nepal would get exchange facilities for the demonetized Indian currency notes of 1,000 and 500 denominations that are being legally held in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Despite Nepal's repeated requests to India to provide exchange facilities for the demonetized Indian currency notes of 1,000 and 500 denominations that are being legally held in Nepal, there has been no official response from India.

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Nov 25: Nepal's banks are refusing to accept new Indian 500 and 2,000 rupee notes because the Indian central bank has not officially informed the neighboring Himalayan nation of their issue, officials said Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: When India Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew the legal tender of Indian 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes on November 8, it was meant to curb 'black money' and corruption, but the move itself has ironically created a new black market -- illegal exchange of those notes held in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Finance Committee of the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday held a discussion with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Chiranjibi Nepal on the latest issues that cropped up after the Indian government banned INR 500 and 1000 bank notes.

Two arrested with banned notes

November 13, 2016 11:10 am

PARSA, Nov 13: Police arrested two men from Rajatjayanti Chok of Birgunj last night along with large amount of currency notes whose source could not be substantiated.

DHANGADI, Nov 11: The Indian government's sudden decision Tuesday to demonetize the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes has hit hard people like Karan Awasthi who have returned home after working in India.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) today issued directive to the concerned banks, financial institutions and money transfer companies not to use Indian Currency (IC) Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes effective immediately.

MUMBAI, Nov 8: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes would be withdrawn from circulation at midnight, saying it was part of a crackdown on rampant corruption and counterfeit currency.

Notes from Jumla bazaar

November 4, 2016 04:24 am

They still talk about Jumla’s first public vehicle and laugh about how some of their own people placed grass near the new vehicles hoping to feed it. They don’t deny these embarrassing accounts but actually embrace their history and reputation of being a severely deprived region in hopes to reinvent themselves.

JAJARKOT, Oct 14: Police here has apprehended two persons who were found involved in printing fake currency notes.

Notes from the STREETS

September 9, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: One of the best ways to help the society realize and truly appreciate the value of art is to make it accessible and currently, with ArtLab’s initiation, Prasad Project is doing just that.