KATHMANDU, July 27: The number of people arriving in Kathmandu in recent days has reported a sharp increase.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Although the government has decided to lift the nationwide lockdown enforced earlier to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) effective from Tuesday midnight, a number of businesses and services including hotels, restaurants, trekking, travel, and mountaineering are allowed to resume their operation only from July 30.

TIKAPUR, March 10: Locals in Rajipur of Tikapur Municipality – 2 have put restriction on the movement of tipper trucks 'to prevent roads from being further damaged'. They have taken this action against the trucks carrying sand and aggregates from the Karnali River. Both old and newly blacktopped roads are in dilapidated conditions and this has been attributed to heavily loaded trucks that 'move on the roads round the clock'.

HONG KONG, Aug 23: Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by U.S. trade restrictions than the company had initially feared and it is “fully prepared” to live and work with the U.S. sanctions.

LONDON/BEIJING, Aug 15: China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has decided to restrict the arbitrary foreign visit of the local level employees.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The government has decided to allow the import of restricted commodities that were already under the process of imports before a notice on the ban was issued last month.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The government has decided to ban the non-governmental organizations to conduct any kind of programs at the local level.

RUKUM, June 11: There are many highlands in Rukum (West) where people do not really have to seek permission from any authority to pick Yarsa, a prized medicinal fungus. However, various committees are exercising monopoly by charging entry fees and taxing the Yarsa pickers.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Though Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had said that he was ‘tricked’ by sugar mills to restrict the import of sugar, the government has continued the quantitative restriction until mid-July. The restriction that was in place until Chaitra end (April 13) was extended till mid-July.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Though Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had said that he was 'tricked' by sugar mills to restrict import of sugar, the government has continued the quantitative restriction until mid-July. The restriction that was in place until Chaitra end (April 13) was extended till mid-July.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The media fraternity in the country has grown wary of repeated 'obstructions' against the private sector press covering public events involving President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vented ire against sugar mill owners for 'tricking' him into imposing quantity restrictions on the import of sugar last year.

KATHMANDU, March 19: As the parliament meeting on Monday endorsed a bill that bars foreign firms from contracting out the manufacturing of their primary products to Nepali firms, experts and some lawmakers have said the provision will discourage foreign investors.

Restricting investment

March 14, 2019 01:30 am

Nepal must adopt liberal laws and provide much better opportunities than other Asian countries if it is to become an attractive foreign investment destination

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Qatar has removed the powers of employers to ban the vast majority of migrant workers – those covered by the country’s Labor Law - from leaving the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2:  Various political leaders have pledged to lobby and make initiations for amending the laws that restrict press freedom.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The United Nations World Trade Organizations (UNWTO) has expressed its firm resentment over the recently-announced decision by the United States Administration to restore travel restrictions with Cuba.