In spite of his young age, Gajendra Baitha is yet to relish the privileges of a young boy. At an early age of just eight years, he was handed with toys and candies to seek profit, to make ends meet for his family.

UDAYAPUR, June 10: It has been revealed that a piece of land belonging to the Gaighat-Kadmaha Sagarmatha Highway has been sold due to the negligence of the District Land Revenue Office (DLRO). District Police said that Shiva Prasad Dahal, 87, and his son Buddhi Prasad were arrested on Saturday for selling 7 kattha 19 dhur of land belonging to the Gaighat-Bagaha section of the road in Triyuga Municpality.

BAJHANG, June 1: Locals of Talkot Rural Municipality-5 in Bajhang district have constructed a six kilometer long road in their village by selling ornaments and keeping their land as collateral to raise the required fund.

3,670 out of 11,300 stoves, gifted by Chinese govt, sold so far

KATHMANDU, May 9: Police on Tuesday arrested an individual for selling wildlife parts. Acting on a tip-off, a team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division arrested Nakkal Bahadur Bal, 54, from Lalitpur with 5.7 kg of leopard bones.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Private schools have agreed to refund illegally raised fees after continuous pressure of joint students unions after a five point agreement.

JANAKPUR, Feb 20: After Janakpur-based Ramas Public Pharmacy was found to be selling medicines in half the rate of the existing market price, the district chapter of Nepal Chemist and Druggist Association had halted the supply of medicine to the drug store, arguing that it would render other pharmacies jobless.

JHAPA, Feb 15: Indian networking businesses, which earlier eased money, drugs and human trafficking, are now being used as medium to import illegal medicines from India and marketing them in Nepal.

POKHARA, Dec 3: It’s just 4 o’clock in the morning. Others in this part of the world might be in a deep slumber, but Tanka Prasad Gautam is a habitual early riser.

KATHANDU, Nov 16: Forest and soil conservation Minister Bikram Pandey has accused that Maiost centre chair Puspakamal Dahal 'Prachanda' is selling old paper and empty bottle.

MYAGDI, Sept 27: A recent inspection has revealed that most slaughterhouses in Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi, are playing with the health of the people by selling unhygienic and inedible meat. The selling of rotten and stale meat has been on the rise with the start of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus.

Selling dreams to buy votes

September 13, 2017 04:30 am

RAUTAHAT, Sept 13: The day is not far when the locals of Rautahat will cast their votes for their favorite candidates in the third phase of local election on September 18. But the promises and pledges made by various candidates have made it difficult for them to choose which candidate to vote for.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The government has sealed the Durbarmarg-based shoe outlet Bentley for selling shoes at an exorbitantly high price.

CHARIKOT, August 28: A man has been arrested on charge of his involvement in the trafficking of his spouse and another adolescent girl to India.

LOS ANGELES, August 26: Singer Taylor Swift is selling snake-design rings on her website to coincide with the release of her new song ‘Look What You Made Me Do’.

Selling dreams

August 11, 2017 10:17 am

Safal Niraula, caught up in stories spun by a consultancy and college recruiters, applied to Southern Illinois University, where he will attend this fall. Instead of excitement though, when he realized the school wasn’t as it was marketed to be, he felt cheated. “I feel like a victim,” he said.

MANCHESTER, July 23: Danilo will be fulfilling his ambition to play under Pep Guardiola after signing for Manchester City from Real Madrid on Sunday.

JUMLA, June 17: Stores in Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla, have been found openly selling inedible, underweight and expired products.

IILAM, May 16: Four-year-old Swastika Rai of Mai Municipality-8 in Kalkatte, Ilam is desperate to see her mother since a long time. There has not been a single day that she hasn't spent without missing her mother. She breaks into tears every time she looks at her mother's photo.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Asian Paints Nepal has started offering Apex Ultima Protek in Nepal. Issuing a statement, the company said the paint helps keep outer walls of houses attractive for years.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: A shopkeeper based in Rajbiraj was arrested on Thursday in accusation of black marketeering.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: To control and regulate the use of cigarettes and tobacco products, the government has introduced the provision of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. A Cabinet decision on Thursday approved the proposal after five years of the Tobacco Product (Control and Regulatory) Act 2011.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Lwang Lama aka Bhote Lama, who had sold two workers of a carpet factory in a brothel in Mumbai, has been arrested after 23 years of the incident.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Bajeko Masala has announced the launch of its masala products at Big Mart outlets in Kathmandu Valley.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 13:  Police have arrested a man on the charge of selling electricity pilfered through a transmission pole to locals by setting up sub-meter boxes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 65.59 points this week to close at 1,534.03 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The stock market has been in a freefall for the last five weeks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged 58.46 points, or 3.53 percent, to close at 1,599.62 points on Sunday -- the first trading day of the week.

UPDATE: The Nepse benchmark index plunged 58.46 points, or 3.53 percent, to close at 1,599.62 points. The market remained volatile thorough out the trading day as panicked investors, with no apparent reasons, scrambled to offload their shares.

GAIGHAT, Oct 4: Local traders of Gaighat have been accused of fleecing consumers by selling outdated commodities, taking advantage of the Dashain festival that began three days ago.

NFC starts selling goats

October 3, 2016 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) has started selling goats for the Dashain festival in Kathmandu from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Police on Thursday arrested a man on the charge of selling a stolen motorcycle.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Laxmi Intercontinental, the authorized distributor of Hyundai vehicles for Nepal, said Friday that it is selling an average of four units of Hyundai Creta a day in the country.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Police have arrested a shop owner on the charge of selling date expired rice.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A joint squad of the Department of Drug Administration and the Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police on Thursday raided around a dozen medical shops based in Kathmandu and found four of them selling prescription drugs illegally.

GAUSHALA, June 25: Police have arrested two persons manufacturing and selling liquor laced with poison after five people died after the consumption of such liquor in Mahottari district.