KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Nepal is importing Indian cement worth more than a billion rupees annually due to lack of grading for locally produced cement. Despite this, the government is failing to fix quality parameters for grading.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQC) has not yet taken any action against dairy producers even though it has been almost a months since harmful chemicals were found in samples of packaged milk produced by them.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The government has set a target of doubling agricultural output within five years and making the country self-reliant in agro-products by 2019. But the government itself and its implementing agencies seem to be acting counter to these goals. Milk producers are the latest to be punished for producing more.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Independent power producers have said that the government should not make any new declaration about the generation of hydro electricity, rather it should focus on implementing earlier commitments.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Independent Power Producers’ Association Nepal (IPPAN) has asked the local government units not to impose any new tax on the hydropower projects before the government formulated clear laws of taxation on this sector in the federal setup.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A script and project development workshop for directors and producers started from Sunday at Hotel Greenwich Village, Sanepa Height. The four-day workshop is organized by Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival in support of Festival Del Film Locarno and Embassy of Switzerland.
KATHMANDU, July 16: The Government of Nepal and Independent Power Producers' Association Nepal (IPPAN) jointly conferred certificates of appreciation to Nepali hydropower producers for their contribution to the development of hydropower, on Sunday.
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