KATHMANDU, June 25: The trade unions affiliated to various 29 banks and financial institutions (BFIs) and insurance companies have said that they will not be involved in the Social Security Fund (SSF), an ambitious program enforced by the government, unless there are amendments in the schemes maintained in the SSF.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Though entrepreneurs have appreciated the government's decision to give tax waiver to startups, they think that the scheme will not reach the targeted group due to lack of conceptual clarity.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Enthusiastic participation of employers in social security scheme based on contribution has been taking place. Some 625 employer companies of province no 3 including Kathmandu valley have already been enlisted in social security fund till Sunday.
KAILALI, Jan 12: The house of Prem Badi of Suryapur, Tikapur municipality-8, Kailali district, has collapsed. Only the walls stick out from the wreckage of the house. Prem with all his family members now lives in Bhatinda, India.
LG has started ‘Motherly Washing Campaign’ -- a promotional scheme for the winter season. Issuing a statement on Thursday, LG also announced the launch of new LG washing machine with attractive features like 6 motion technology, SmartThinQ, turbo wash in less than one hour, among others.
The issue of health insurance used to be hot cake in the parliament, among bureaucrats, politician, academicians, policy makers and media people including the elite public but at present, nobody raised the issue anymore.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of the highly popular Hyundai cars, has started organizing Hyundai Exchange scheme from August 2 for all Hyundai models across the country.
KATHMANDU, August 1: Sprite has launched a new promotional campaign named "Refresh N' Recharge Offer". Issuing a statement last week, Sprite, a soft drink from the Coca-Cola, said that consumers can enjoy Sprite, Coke or Fanta during this season and stand a chance to win free mobile recharge coupons worth Rs 10 to Rs 5,000 on a daily basis and up to over Rs 40 million during the campaign period.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The government of Japan is to provide 282,000,000 Japanese Yan, the equivalent of about Rs 274.1 million grant assistance to Nepal for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Scheme in Japan's Fiscal year 2018.
KATHMANDU, June 12: Civil Bank Limited has unveiled a new saving product named 'Chandra Surya Saving Account', offering interest rate of 10 percent per year. The bank has announced that it would offer 12.22 percent interest on fixed deposit of 222 days.
KATHMANDU, April 17: LG has brought attractive offers on its products on the occasion of New Year 2075. The scheme named 'Subha Agaman 2075 lai LG ko Subhakamana Sampurna Nepali lai' offers consumers a chance to win attractive cash discounts and sure-shot prizes on every purchase of LG refrigerators.
KATHMANDU, April 16: Berger Paints Nepal has announced 'Berger Ko ATM' offer on the occasion of New Year. Issuing a statement, the company said that popular actors Bipin Karki and Barsha Raut are the ambassadors of the campaign.
KATHMANDU, April 9: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has halted voluntary retirement process meant for those government employees unwilling to join the adjustment at three levels, citing no further direction from above.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Export incentive program, which was introduced by the government in FY2011/12 to ramp up exports, has failed to achieve desired results, an analysis of country's export and incentive distribution shows.
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 8: Jagdamba Motors, the sole authorized distributors of TVS scooters and motorcycles in Nepal, has announced Valentine's Day promotional campaign for its customers. According to a statement issued on Wednesday, the campaign has been started with the theme 'Celebrate Valentine's Day in Style'.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Not a single earthquake victim has been able to benefit from the government's scheme of interest-free housing loan of up to Rs 300,000 due to the government's half-hearted approach to the scheme.
POKHARA, Jan 15: Some 65 thousand citizens have registered their names for the Health Security Insurance (HSI) programme in a period of one year in Kaski. The programme was launched by the government last year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: In what has been described as the first serious attempt to overhaul the ailing bureaucracy, the government has issued a decree urging public servants on the brink of retirement to seek voluntary departure if they wish not to be integrated in the new federal setup.
In a notice published in Nepal Gazette on January 12, the Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has asked public servants of above fifty years to decide whether they want to continue the service or retire with a handsome incentive.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The golden handshake scheme for civil servants is likely to exert further pressure on the government treasury if all those qualified for voluntary retirement opt for it, officials at the Ministry of Finance said.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A meeting of Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday passed the bill related to providing health services through insurance to all the citizens. The Health Insurance scheme comes in accordance with Article 296 (1) of the Constitution.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Life's Good (LG) has launched 'Your festival, Our technology' consumer scheme for the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals. Issuing a statement on Monday, the company said that customers will get gifts on purchase of every product, and 30 percent discount and two-year full warranty on LED TV.