KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The government is going to purchase paddy worth about Rs 2 billion from the farmers. To ensure a market for the paddy produced by the farmers, the Food Management and Trading Company Limited is going to purchase about 50,000 metric tons of rice.

NAC calls for bid to buy three aircraft

October 22, 2023 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has released a bid invitation for the purchase of three new aircraft, as announced in a public notice.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Nepalese Army (NA) is about to purchase military equipment worth Rs 6 billion for the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission. The Army has completed the final stage of procurement of 26 Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) and weapons worth Rs 6 billion from neighboring China.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepali Army (NA) has started the procurement process of weapons worth two billion rupees. Sources claim that the army has started the process of bringing Colt Commando series weapons from America.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The government has decided to provide funds for the purchase of petroleum products to the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), which is in trouble after accumulated savings fell to zero due to a hike in the prices of petroleum products in the international market.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Public Account Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to scrap the process initiated to purchase a security printing press.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7 : Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari said on Monday that he was not involved in any process in the procurement of wide-body aircraft by the Nepal Airlines.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has said that the government will sign a rail procurement deal with India by January 10.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has concluded that the wide-body aircraft was purchased violating the provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: It has already been three weeks since the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) started investigation into the controversial purchase of wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). However, but it has not even formed a sub-committee yet to take it forward, which is the standard practice to deal with any serious financial matter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has found that the purchase of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) was made without any tender calls, and there was no open competition. This was a massive breach of procurement law.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Attending the meeting of the parliamentary International Relation Committee on Friday, Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari assured that the corporation would provide all documents related to the purchase of Airbus A330-200 wide-body aircraft to the committee within 24 hours.

LAHAN, July 20: Ganga Paswan, the mayor of Karjanha Municipality of Siraha, on Thursday slapped a municipal staffer over payments made for the purchase of a dozer.

POKHARA, July 9: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have purchased rescue materials worth Rs 1 million for the welfare of local and international tourists.

SINDHUPALCHOWK,June 5: People from Thulo Sirubari of Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-13 in Sindhupalchowk have purchased an ambulance through donations they collected through the use of social network site 'Facebook'.

KATHMANDU, May 1: It has been revealed that the Nepal Police Hospital procured drugs worth millions of rupees without following necessary procedures.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Samsung has introduced a new scheme for its customer of Samsung Galaxy Note8 smartphone.

JHAPA, Jan 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated money for the survivors of the April 2015 earthquake in Jhapa district to purchase warm clothes and repair their houses.

Power Purchase Agreement renewed

December 27, 2017 22:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Vidhyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) Limited of India signed a renewal agreement of power purchase up to 29 March 2018.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office has fallen far behind other local bodies in buying medicines for free distribution out of the budget allocated by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The cabinet meeting on Friday decided to allow Nepal Army to purchase the detailed project report (DPR) of Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway from the Indian consortium that made the report. The cabinet has asked the army to first negotiate the price with the Indian consortium.

GORKHA, Sept 12: For the people residing in the remote parts of northern Gorkha, it is easier to reach Tibetan market than the district headquarters. That is why they eagerly wait for the border to open once a year so that they can import food items in bulk that would suffice for some months.

GORKHA, Sept 12: For the people residing in the remote parts of northern Gorkha, it is easier to reach Tibetan market than the district headquarters. That is why they eagerly wait for the border to open once a year so that they can import food items in bulk that would suffice for some months.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Ministry of Supplies (MoS) appears to be reluctant to initiate investigation into the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC)'s land purchase scam despite separate calls from the Prime Minister's Office and two parliamentary committees to probe into the multi-billion deal.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Nepal Oil Corporation has expressed its concern over the news disseminated by various media, claiming irregularities in the land purchase deal.

KATHMANDU, August 2: In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament's Public Account Committee on Wednesday, lawmakers demanded action as per the law against those indulged in 'irregularities' in the Nepal Oil Corporation's land procurement process in four districts.

EC to request govt to purchase EVMs

August 2, 2017 07:19 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Election Commission (EC) has said it will request the government to purchase Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), concluding that the EC buying such machines on its own will invite ‘unnecessary trouble’.

BHAIRAHAWA, July 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the country's monopoly dealing in petroleum trade, has been found to be indulged in financial irregularities worth multi-billion rupees while procuring land plots across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Election commissioners' attempt to purchase five Prado jeeps has hit a snag after the Ministry of Finance rejected the proposal to buy new vehicles this time.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has launched an investigation into the national flag carrier' decision to purchase two wide-body aircraft.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Just five days before the second round local elections, the government on Thursday transferred Election Commission Secretary Gopinath Mainali in a row over procurement of luxury cars for the five election commissioners and other logistics issues.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The government has decided to stand as a guarantor for the purchase of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

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KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Chief Commissioner of the Election Commission (EC) has said that it is up to the government to buy an electronic voting machine.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The Ministry of Health has said all the primary health centers across the country would be provided necessary medical equipment by the next four months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Janak Education Materials Center (JEMC) has encountered with hurdles to print school textbooks as it is running out of budget to purchase papers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Shikhar Shoes has announced a festive offer on purchase of its footwear products.

KATHMANDU, July 1:As per the requests made from Nepal Army, the cabinet meeting has decided to purchase three helicopters--one medium and two light--for the disaster response and rescue operations.