KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Employees Provident Fund and Rastriya Beema Sansthan have signed a memorandum of understanding for providing insurance of up to Rs 100,000 for general medical and Rs 1 million for treatment of terminal diseases to the PF depositors.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his spouse Radhika Shakya offered Dashain Tika to 23 children infected with HIV on the occasion of Badadashain festival.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 4: Every monsoon, the people of Musahar and Sahani communities of Simardahi, Matihani Municipality-9, would be worried every time they saw black clouds hovering in the sky.

First phase of blacktopping completed

KATHMANDU, May 13: The online payment portal eSewa has extended its service to pay drinking water bill in Surkhet via the e-wallet.

LOS ANGELES, March 13: An adult film actress who said she had sex with President Donald Trump offered Monday to return the $130,000 she was paid for agreeing not to discuss the alleged relationship.

New resort offers fine dining in a pond

December 27, 2017 08:49 am

Chitwan, Dec 27: A team of four entrepreneurs have launched Chitwan Fulbari Agro Resort that offers eating arrangement in the middle of an old pond, Rani Pokhari, and is situated at 10 km west from Bharatpur in Chitwan Bharatpur Municipality Ward number 15.

President offers Bhaitika

October 21, 2017 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today offered Bhaitika to her younger brother Degendra Pandey at 11:51 am, the auspicious time for Bhaitika this year.

TOKYO, Oct 19: Haruta Saito, a young Japanese amputee who dreams of becoming a Paralympian, remembers strapping on a prosthetic “running blade” for the first time.

MARQUETTE, Oct, 15: A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is all set to join Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government. An emergency central committee meeting of the party held this morning has decided to send RPP Chairman Kamal Thapa as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: National College, Baluwatar in affiliation with Kathmandu University is offering courses in Bachelor’s of Development Studies (BDevS), Bachelor’s in Development Finance (BDFin) and Bachelor’s of Social Sciences (BoSS).

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) has offered special interest rate for people buying motor vehicles during the ongoing NADA Auto Show.

SEOUL, July 17: South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s.

KATHMANDU, July 10: A new promotional campaign of Sprite offers consumers a chance to win Samsung Galaxy J2 PRO every hour along with other merchandise like T-shirts and caps.

BARCELONA, Spain, June 23: Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said Friday.

BRUSSELS, June 23: British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations — prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders at a tense time for the continent.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Chabahil-based KL Mobile hub has brought an exclusive offer of gift hampers for customers, especially, targeting the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) pass students.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Subisu Cablenet Pvt Ltd on Tuesday said that it has become Nepal's largest number of HD and digital channels provider with 200 plus digital and HD channels in its Clear TV Service.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Changing the existing flat energy rates for dry months, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has offered to pay developers better rate if the latter reserve water in the daytime and generate more energy during peak hour.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Chaudhary Group (CG) -- the authorized distributor of LG consumer electronics for Nepal -- is giving away two-night, three-day package free of cost to every buyer of LG UHD and OLED TV.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Ncell has introduced a special offer -- ‘Pahilo SIM’ -- for students who appeared in the Secondary Education Exams (SEE) this year.

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.

NT launches various offers

March 11, 2017 10:42 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Nepal Telecom (NT) has launched various offers for its GSM/CDMA pre-paid and post-paid users on the occasion of Holi festival.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu awarded 200 Nepali students of secondary and higher secondary levels with scholarships amid a function on Friday.

Jamie Vardy scored his first goal in the Champions League to give Leicester City some hope of staying in Europe's elite competition despite a 2-1 loss to an utterly dominant Sevilla in Wednesday's last-16 first leg.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: As the banking industry grapples with the mismatch in deposit and credit growth that have causing shortage of lendable fund, the Nepal Rastra Bank has come up with some relaxations to the BFIs which will free up some funds for them to float as loans.

Renault offers test drive

February 22, 2017 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Renault for Nepal, has started ‘Renault Test Drive’ program.

Chance the Rapper is reportedly turning down some very generous record label offers after he achieved a historic win at the 2017 Grammy Awards.

LONDON, Feb 12: Buckingham Palace is offering a 30,000 pounds annual package for a job to run Queen Elizabeth’s personal Twitter account, having 2.77 million followers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18 : Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Tata Motors in Nepal, has announced a special offering for Tiago.

LG offers sure shot gift

January 6, 2017 22:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: CG Electronics -- the authorized dealer of LG for Nepal -- has brought a sure shot gift on purchase of LG Convection Microwave Ovens.

According to WABC, Industry Kitchen in Manhattan’s Financial District is offering a pizza with actual 24-karat gold flakes for $2,000. That’s about $250 per slice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Worldlink Communications Pvt Ltd has said that it would provide 2 Mbps unlimited internet plan to its customers for Rs 1150 per month.

On a soundstage no bigger than a large bedroom a cameraman takes up various angles to film a helicopter that isn’t there, landing in a field that isn’t there either. Until recently, virtual reality was the preserve of the gaming crowd but producers say the technology is on the cusp of a boom which could change forever the way television is made.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt swaps the race track for the red carpet on Monday for the premiere of a new film looking at his record-breaking career.

Renowned actor Robert De Niro has emerged as one of the sharpest voices in Hollywood to oppose US President elect Donald Trump, saying on a red carpet premiere on Saturday that he was “very depressed” about the outcome of the election.

Facebook has launched its online training for journalists, focusing on the three core pillars of the news cycle: discovering content, creating stories and building an audience.

President Bhandari offers Bhaitika

November 1, 2016 13:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered Bhaitika to her younger brother Degendra Pandey at the auspicious hour of 11.52 am today on the occasion of the Bhaitika festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Qatar Airways has announced a special discount of 10 percent in airfare for Nepali travelers across its global network.

SAPTARI Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today visited the famous Chhinnamasta goddess temple at the Chhinnamasta village in Saptari district and offered special worship.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Former King Gyanendra Shah offered tika to the general public on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival, the greatest festival of the Nepalis, today.

LONDON, Oct 3: Students are being allowed to play mobile phone game Pokemon Go as part of their degree course.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Former King Gyanendra Shah on Sunday offered a sword at Pachali Bhairav Temple in capacity of a King.

Qatar offers 96 hours transit facility

September 30, 2016 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: In order to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination, Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar's Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha.

Etihad offers up to 30% saving on bookings

September 29, 2016 20:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is offering travellers from Nepal exciting savings of up to 30 percent on bookings when travelling with companions in the airline's premium cabins.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: During his recent Nepal visit, the Adjutant General of Indian Army Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma on behalf of the Ministry of Defense of India announced a cash grant of Rs 320,000 for each of the 6,832 quake-affected former servicemen.

The store’s advertisement marks the second time the island has put out a call for people to migrate. In response to the rise of Donald Trump, the Canadian island offered to take in Americans as political refugees if the real estate mogul emerged victorious in the US presidential elections.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Aware about the government authorities' failure to stop pesticide-laced vegetables from reaching the market, and ultimately to their kitchens, many people are consciously choosing to buy organic vegetables.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Giving respite to consumers who have been badly hit by inflation and overpricing, the government has announced subsidized rates for essentials including cooking gas, lentils, rice, ghee, oil, sugar, paneer and goats throughout the upcoming festive season.