Bearish spell continues in Nepse

August 1, 2018 07:11 am

KATHMANDU, August 1: Stocks traded slightly higher for the first half of the trading session on Tuesday. Despite gaining more than 2 points at the beginning of the session, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pared its initial gains mid-session and maintained negative bias throughout the remaining trading hours. Eventually, the index shed 2.91 points, or 0.24 percent, to close at 1,191.47 points.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index extended losses for a fourth consecutive session, dropping more than 11 points, or 0.98 percent, on Sunday. The first trading day of the week was marked by gradual decline of stocks throughout the day. The benchmark index closed at 1,181.66 points.

JANAKAPURDHAM, Jan 10: Police and the local administration are seen busy arranging bonfires in public places to keep the locals warm as the cold spell started taking the tarai districts in its grip. Houses of the poor and marginalized people are being increasingly visited by representatives of various organizations for offering relief these days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Sunday's bitterly cold weather in the capital has set the record for the coldest day of the year so far in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in the valley dropped to as low as zero degrees Celsius to set the record, which is already colder than the coldest day of last winter.

KHAN YUNIS, June 8: One of the few foreign backers of Hamas, faces massive pressure from its Gulf neighbors to cut ties with the Islamic militant group. If it does, the result could be disastrous for Hamas-ruled Gaza.

Excavation casts dry spell in Chure

March 16, 2017 01:00 am

JHAPA, March 16: The locals of Buddhashanti village had never imagined that their lush green fields would one day turn into barren land. The canal which used to be filled with water has now become home for ants. Water used to flow continuously from taps in the past but now locals have to wait for days to get water.