KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA), the regulatory body overseeing telecom companies in the country, has made it clear that the recent sale and purchase of Ncell's shares is questionable and will be investigated.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives will be convened to discuss the sale of shares of Ncell. According to the committee’s  Secretary Ekram Giri, the meeting is scheduled for 2PM on Wednesday.

Menchhiyam Hydropower to issue IPO

February 15, 2023 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Menchhiyam Hydropower Limited is going to open the issue and sale of its ordinary shares. The company is going to open the sale of initial public offering (IPO) from February 22 for the residents of the project-affected areas and Nepalis who are employed abroad.

Supermai Hydropower issues IPO

February 6, 2023 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Supermai Hydropower Limited has opened the issue and sale of ordinary shares to the general public. The company has already issued shares for the local residents affected by the project and the Nepalis who are employed abroad. However, from today it has opened the sale of 415,000 shares for the general public at a fixed rate of Rs 100 per share.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Stock brokerage firms have been allowed to operate their own Trade Management System (TMS), with the Securities Board of Nepal enforcing the separate working guideline for this purpose.

Actress Lisa Haydon, who was last seen in Karan Johar’s film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, has been blessed with a baby boy. Lisa and her husband Dino Lalvani welcomed their second baby recently and named him Leo.

Nepse unchanged after two days of gain

January 30, 2020 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Stocks climbed higher in initial trading on Wednesday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was up 5 points in the first trading hour. However, gains were truncated as bears prevailed after mid-day. Subsequently, the index traded mostly in red in the latter trading hours while climbing intermittently in positive territory. At the close, Nepse stood almost unchanged with a 0.27 points drop at 1,305.88 points.

Nepse closes week with a modest loss

December 20, 2019 10:48 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Stocks witnessed a lackluster session on the last trading day of the week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed slightly higher in the morning. Nonetheless, the gains evaporated quickly as the Nepse traded marginally lower throughout the afternoon. Nepse eventually ended the 2.42 points lower at 1,149.64 points on Thursday.

Nepse up marginally as stocks hold ground

December 18, 2019 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Stocks witnessed marginal movements in the initial trading hour on Tuesday with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trading flat at midday. Some volatility was witnessed in the afternoon with the benchmark index swinging between gains and losses. Eventually, Nepse closed the trading session eking out a modest gain of 1.26 points to close at 1,155.37 points.

Nepse posts gain for fifth straight day

December 10, 2019 08:45 am

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued to see strength in Monday trading session and reached at 1,154 points towards the final session. However,the stocks pulled back meagerly in closing minutes but still managed to trade in green zone. At the end, Nepse close higher by 13.51 points at 1,148.89 points.

NRB selling its NEPSE share

July 16, 2019 14:45 pm

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), is pulling out its investment in the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Limited.

The Happy Junction

June 4, 2019 16:39 pm

People have a lot of grudges against this city. Despite them cursing Kathmandu for being too crowded, dusty, and packed with vehicles, Kathmandu is truly ‘a melting pot of people.

Planting Nepal on the web

April 26, 2019 09:51 am

When your friend says he or she just visited a wonderful, quaint village somewhere in Nepal, you will have to rely on the images and anecdotes shared by him or her as you will get absolutely no information about the place and its culture via our go-to information guy – the internet. It is alarming how little of Nepal is documented on the World Wide Web.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli bought 10,000 points share of the Trishuli III 'B' hydropower project as part of the launch of 'people's hydroelectricity programme'.

KATHMANDU: Weakness carried over from the previous day to the beginning of Tuesday's session as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed over 5 points in the initial trading hour on Tuesday. The index recouped all its initial losses to trade higher in the afternoon and closed 0.78 points higher to close at 1,168.83 points.

SINGAPORE, Dec 24: European and Asian markets were mostly lower in light trading on Monday as a partial U.S. government shutdown stemmed holiday cheer.

Share market suffers around 6-point fall

November 19, 2018 17:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The domestic sharemarket again suffered a fall today, the second of the week. According to the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), its index plummeted 5.9 points today to sit at 1189.56 points compared to the trading of the opening day.

NEPSE sees double-digit surge

November 13, 2018 16:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The domestic stock market which had been on a bearish run for the past few days, maintained its position, however, today, as it gained about 14 points today, the third day of the week.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Banks and financial institutions can hereafter make a margin call only after reduction of the price by 20 percent according to monetary policy 2075/76.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The total turnover in the domestic share market this week was 133.73 billion, which was more by 28.39 percent compared to the previous week. According to Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), a total of 4,254,550 units of share from 184 companies were traded in the week.

KATHMANDU, July 4: CDS and Clearing Ltd (CDSCL) has cautioned investors against downloading or using a mobile application named ‘Mero Share’ developed by the little-known developer Little d Business.  Mero Share is a service provided by the CDSCL through which investors can see their transactions details in their demat account online.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Hotel and restaurant employees will now get a bigger share of the service charge received from the clients.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Share investors continued have continued their protest against government’s decision to revise the capital gains tax threshold on the sale of bonus and rights shares.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) did not record any trading today due to an agitation by stock traders to protest the government's decision to revise the capital gains tax threshold on the sale of bonus and rights shares.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has claimed that the budget allocation for the provinces and local units was reduced in view of the inability to spend under the federal setup

KATHMANDU, May 24: The defending champion Shivaram Shrestha and Bhuwan Nagarkoti shared the lead after the third round of the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championship at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Four pros Sanjay Lama, Bhuwan Nagarkoti, Dinesh Prajapati and Bal Bhadra Rai shared the lead after the first round of the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championship at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Monday.

NEW DELHI, April 18: In another shocker, a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl was raped by her neighbour along with two of his friends in Delhi’s Rohini. The matter was highlighted after the accused had shared the rape video with parents on WhatsApp. Taking cognizance of the matter, the Delhi Police arrested the accused from their house in the national capital.

April 17: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded on Monday to the news organizations that drove two of the biggest stories of the year: the high-stakes investigation into President Trump’s relationship with Russia and the consequential reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Nepali Congress (NC) has taken strong exception to the white paper unveiled by Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, arguing that the document offers an incomplete and distorted picture of the country's economic situation.

DHANGADHI, April 8: Team Chauraha Dhangadhi has moved closer to the playoffs of the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League with a three-run win over strugglers Rupandehi Challengers on Saturday.


April 1, 2018 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, April 1: Haushala Creatives on Saturday conducted its third speaker series, Celebrating Unconventional Women, with women who have redefined the meaning of success. The event was organized at The Women.co Cafe in Pulchowk, Lalitpur.

As a part of International Women’s Day, this year Voices of Women Media organized a weekly campaign which ran for the month of March. The event took place from March 7-21 at VOW Media office, Chaagal.

KATHMANDU, March 22: National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission (NNRFC) has started homework for devising formulas for distributing royalties of five different types of natural resources among all three tiers of the government.

KATHMANDU, March 3: A total of 4.5 million shares worth Rs 1.96 billion were traded in the share market this week.

Fire breaks out at Share Market building

February 26, 2018 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: A fire has broken out at the Share Market building, at Putalisadak, Kathmandu, this morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Shares worth Rs. 1.55 billion rupees were traded in the share market this week.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 8:  It was a historic moment, and it happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun.

Shrestha, Nagarkoti share lead

February 8, 2018 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal number one pro Shiva Ram Shrestha and Bhuwan Nagarkoti shared the lead after the first round of the Golfer Pilots NPGA Classic, the sixth event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour, at the par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club on Wednesday.

First session of skill share concludes

February 3, 2018 10:11 am

Clock b Business Innovations in collaboration with Daaqi Pvt Ltd hosted the first session of Skill Share on Wednesday at Kaffe Codes, Thapathali with the participation of as many as 40 people.

Arsenal produced a stunning fightback after a woeful first-half display to overturn a two-goal deficit against Liverpool but were denied an improbable victory as Roberto Firmino salvaged a 3-3 draw for the visitors on Friday.

Nepal, Thailand share point

November 21, 2017 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepal and Thailand shared a point each in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifying Series Asia Region match on Monday.

Oli, Dahal share forum in Gorkha

November 16, 2017 06:50 am

PALUNGTAR (GORKHA), Nov 16: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal stood in the same stage on Wednesday in Palungtar of Gorkha district to canvass for votes in the coming parliamentary and provincial elections.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 4: Radha Krishna Chimariya, an industrialist from Calcutta, India used to run a large jute mill at Katihar city near Nepal-India border. Haridwari Malla used to work as a manager of the mill. The area, being near the Koshi River, was good for jute farming. Malla took a go-down on lease in Biratnagar, bordering town of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: A serious dispute has surfaced between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) on one hand and  Madhes-based parties Rastriya Janata Party and Federal Socialist Forum (FSFN) on the other over electoral alliance in Province 2 for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.

Share market falls 8.12 points

October 9, 2017 17:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The domestic share market has experienced the fall by 8.12 points today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The left alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is working out to allocate election constituencies based on their performance in recent local elections and the result of 2013 Constituent Assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has postponed its plan to test fully automated stock trading by at least three months.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 3: The Latest on the Nobel Physics Prize (all times local):

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) are jointly organizing press meet on Tuesday to announce the electoral alliance and the party unification between two parties. According to the secretariat of chair Dahal, the press meet will be held at City Hall at 5 PM.