NAWALPARASI, March 7: Sugarcane farmers of Nawalparasi are still waiting for their payments worth Rs 190 million from two sugar mills in the region. The government and sugar industrialists had signed an agreement to pay all the remaining payment to sugarcane farmers within January 21.
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, June 18: Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.
Sept 7: Financial data has been stolen from potentially hundreds of thousands of British Airways customers who made online bookings in recent weeks, extending a run of embarrassing technological mishaps suffered by the UK flag carrier.
WASHINGTON, July 8: The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed.
NEW YORK, Nov 21: A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer’s world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.
English champions Chelsea earned 150.8 million pounds from the Premier League this season while bottom side Sunderland were paid more than Leicester City got as title winners last year thanks to a new broadcast contract.
Nepflights.com is an online flight booking portal. It was established in 2014 with an intention of helping travelers with online ticketing and booking of flights all over Nepal. It offers flight information in a well-integrated and easy-to-use format, in which travelers can compare airfares, and buy and book air tickets of six domestic carriers. Manish Amgain, co-founder of nepflights.com, talks to Republica’s Prasansha Rimal about the company and difficulties faced by e-commerce businesses in Nepal.