HANOI, Nov 30 : The remains of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck near London last month have been brought to Vietnam, bringing to a close a tragic saga that has devastated rural communities in the Southeast Asian country.

NGHE AN, Vietnam, Nov 27 : With tears in their eyes and white roses in their hands, friends and relatives of the 39 Vietnamese people who were found dead in the back of a British truck last month sobbed as the first bodies to be repatriated arrived in rural Vietnam on Wednesday.

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's video on social media is receiving much attention as he sent a message for 14-year old Muskan Khatun of Birgunj, who is undergoing treatment after an acid attack, at Kirtipur Hospital.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) member Niru Pal has said that she received a death threat from unidentified persons on Tuesday if she stood  for rejecting Deepak Raj Joshee’s nomination as chief justice.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Nepal has received a target of 190 runs from Netherlands at the 1st ODI being held at VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen in the Netherlands on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription.  As the stock price of the bank continues to plunge, general public have showed little interest over the offering that the bank launched to shore up its capital.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription.

KATHMANDU, July 23: NMB Bank becomes the first bank to receive approval from NRB for USD loan from International Finance Corporation (IFC).

KATHMANDU, July 8: Buddha Air has received permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to operate scheduled flights to New Delhi from Nepalgunj. The privately-owned carrier had applied to CAAN, seeking permission for fight operation on June 23.

NMB Bank receives IFC award

May 31, 2018 05:15 am

KATHMANDU, May 31: NMB Bank has received 'Best Issuing Bank Partner in Fragile Countries – 2017 - South Asia' award from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) during 8th IFC Trade Awards. According to a statement issued by the bank, Vittorio Di Bello, regional head - Asia & Pacific, Financial Institutions Group, IFC, handed over the award to Sunil KC, CEO of NMB Bank.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Shree Aryan Wine Shop of Mulpani has been declared as the final month winner of Aprilla 150 SR Scooter under Nepal Republic Media (NRM)'s 'Biswosniya Samachar, Haathaatma Upahar' scheme.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Of the complaints that the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) received last year, charges relating to the education sector and local level outnumbered other sectors.

April 3: Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has been given the country's third-highest civilian honour.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Senior Photo Journalist of Nagarik Daily Bijay Rai has bagged Babuchhiri Photo Journalism Award on Saturday.

Nepal receives 172-run target from UAE

February 27, 2018 18:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal has received a target of 172 runs from United Arab Emirates in the practice match held at Kwekwe Sports Club, Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

KATHAMNDU, Feb 14: Contrary to the government's prediction, the voluntary retirement scheme announced by the government for civil servants on the brink of retirement has received a disappointing response so far.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal has received a 178-run target from Kenya at the ICC World Cricket League 2 underway at Windhoek in Namibia on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has permitted NIC ASIA Bank Limited to issue 3 million units of NIC Asia Debenture 2081/82 worth Rs 3 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Siddhartha Shamsher JBR, chief of Sipradi Group of Companies (SGC), has been felicitated for fourth consecutive time as the individual highest tax payer in Nepal for the fiscal year 2016/17 on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd has been awarded the Super Platinum Award presented by Confederation of Nepalese Industries in association with Frost and Sullivan. The award was handed over to representatives of Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd amid a program organized in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal Republic Media has handed over aprilla 150 SR scooter to the winner of last month ‘Get Smart Get Republica’ lucky draw winner Avnesha Siwakoti (receipt no. 35113) of Mahadevtar, Kathmandu.

POKHARA, Nov 11: Shangri-la Village Resort, a three-star resort in Pokhara, has been awarded the South Asian Travel Award (SATA) for Leading Wellness and Spa Hotel/Resort in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: : MetLife Insurance has said that its unique virtual reality solution, known as conVRse, has won the 'Innovation of the Year' award in Asia Insurance Industry Award 2017.

PM receives Bhaitika

October 21, 2017 14:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today received Bhaitika from his younger sister Durga Devi Chand at 11:51 am, the auspicious time for Bhaitika this year.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 16: Actor Michael B Jordan says he has received death threats from a crazed fan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday received the Letter of Credence from new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Nepal, Lubna Baqi, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize

October 6, 2017 14:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The organization is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Prem Bahadur Shrestha, chairman of the Panchakanya Group, has been awarded with Lifetime Achievement in Business Leadership award by Newbiz Business Conclave & Awards.

Qatar Airways receives two awards

September 12, 2017 08:46 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Qatar Airways has received 'Best Up In The Air Experience' award for the third consecutive year and 'Best Baggage Initiative' award at the Future Travel Experience Global 2017 award ceremony.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday – the final day of the Indra Jatra festival – received blessings from the living Goddess Kumari.

Huawei P10 receives EISA award

August 18, 2017 00:58 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: European Image and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Huawei Consumer Business Group with the 'EISA Smartphone Camera 2017-2018' title.

FRANKFURT (Germany), July 29:  Journalist Krishna Dhungana has bagged Sitadevi Dhakal International Online Journalism Award -2017.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Bottlers Nepal Limited has been awarded the 1st runner up title for “Best-Presented Annual Report Award 2016” by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN).

KATHMANDU, July 19: Butwal Power Company (BPC) has been awarded with the Best-Presented Annual Report Award 2016.

KATHMANDU, June 27:Bhola Bikram Thapa, the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Bulgaria in Nepal, has received the Golden Lourel Bough decoration from Republic of Bulgaria.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Bank and financial institutions (BFIs) floated a total of Rs 99.34 billion in deprived sector loans in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year 2016/17.

KHOTANG, June 25: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the people's government has received the recognition of local level.

MUGU, June 24: An unidentified group has threatened to take  life of  newly  elected ward chairman of Khatyang Rural   Municipality-8.

SURUNGA (Jhapa), May 22: As many as two million rupees have been contributed to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation in view of constructing houses for the quake victims.  Birat Jaycees Birtamod has initiated to collect the fund for the purpose.

KATHMANDU , May 2: Dan Church Aid (DCA), an international non-governmental organization (INGO) of Denmark, has honored the executive chairperson of Friends Service Council Nepal (FSCN) Surya Bahadur Thapa with the International Humanitarian Hero 2017 award.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Dan Church Aid (DCA), an international non-governmental organization (INGO) of Denmark, has honored the executive chairperson of Friends Service Council Nepal (FSCN) Surya Bahadur Thapa with the International Humanitarian Hero 2017 award.

KATHMANDU, May 2: International non-government organization Dan Church Aid (DCA) of Denmark has honored Surya Bahadur Thapa, executive chairperson of Friends Service Council Nepal (FSCN), with the award of International Humanitarian Hero 2017.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Chocofun -- a chocolate brand of Sujal Foods Pvt Ltd -- has received ‘DLG Silver Award’ from Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main of Germany.

UNITED NATIONS, April 11: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a U.N. Messenger of Peace on Monday to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012.

DALIAN, April 2:  An affiliated company under China's top train maker CRRC Corporation has acquired a subway train order from Nagpur, India, the company said Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 30 : Qatar Airways has received the ‘Airline of the Year’ award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards. Issuing a statement, the airways said that it was recognized for its innovative service, hospitality and leading product design.

Journalist receives life threat

March 21, 2017 09:36 am

LAHAN, March 21: Journalist Dilip Singh of Naya Patrika daily from Siraha has received life threat from a principal of a private boarding school.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has received international standard quality certification for its ground handling service.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Oppo’s ‘5X Dual Camera Zoom Technology’, unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC), has received various awards.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Yeti Flooring has received ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.