BHAKTAPUR, Jan 14: The number of foreign tourists visiting Bhaktapur has increased. The number of tourists entering Bhaktapur city has increased from Shrawan (mid-July to mid-August) to Paush (mid- December to mid-January) of last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: As the English New Year 2024 approaches, hotels and resorts in popular tourist destinations are witnessing a surge in bookings. The increasing number of individuals planning to celebrate the 'New Year’s Eve' at these locations has led to a notable rise in advance bookings.
In a promising turn of events, Nepal has witnessed a substantial surge in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) commitment, reaching an impressive Rs 22.08 billion during the first four months of the current Fiscal Year (FY). This figure nearly doubles the FDI commitment recorded in the corresponding period of the previous FY, signaling a positive trajectory for the nation's economic landscape. While this surge is undoubtedly a cause for celebration, it is crucial to acknowledge that there is still a long way to go in making Nepal truly conducive for FDI.
KATHMANDU, May 11: The consumer price inflation during the one-month period from mid-March to mid-April increased more than double this year compared to the same period of the last fiscal year, owing to a surge in the prices of overall food and non-food items and services.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Despite the government authorities repeatedly issuing caution notices to check gold import, there is a massive surge in the import of the precious metal by travelers returning from abroad.
KATHMANDU, August 30: Nepal imported rice worth Rs 50.48 billion in the last fiscal year, which was 51.4 percent more than the expense made on the import of the same agricultural product in the previous year.
KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepal imported rice worth Rs 44.46 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, which is 67 percent more than the annual import of the same period of the last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Stocks opened the week posting strong gains ahead of the start of the Fiscal Year 2018/19. On the first two trading sessions, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse), which opened the week at 1191.98 points, climbed more than 20 points. Nonetheless, the index recorded losses in all latter sessions. Consequently, Nepse added a meager 1.41 points to close the week at 1,193.39 points.
KABUL, July 15: The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 2: After declining on the first trading day of the week, stocks staged a comeback on the second day as the benchmark index surged more than 35 points on the day. However, despite much anticipation, announcement of government budget failed to uphold market sentiments throughout the latter sessions.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The number of accidents continues to rise on Rolpa's rural roads constructed in unsystematic ways, causing huge losses of lives and properties every year. Most of roadways in inner and rural parts of the district are congested and unsystematic.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Nine commercial banks have earned net profits of over Rs 1 billion in the first half of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18. Not only half-dozen new commercial banks have joined the one-billion profit earners' league, the net profits of most of the commercial banks have also gone up in the review period.
CHITWAN, Jan 30: Despite of the poor shape of Mugling-Narayanghat road, which affected movement of tourists, as well as Rapti River floods, the number of tourists visiting Chitwan National Park increased over the first half of the current fiscal year.
LONDON, Oct 29: Manchester City maintained their charge towards the Premier League title with a 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion as Manchester United kept within five points of their neighbours with a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The failure of the political parties to accommodate the aspiring candidates and disputes over sharing of key posts of local units has made the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) forge electoral alliances difficult for the September 18 local polls.
KOHALPUR, June 8: Domestic airlines have increased flight frequencies as well as aircraft to cash in on the surge in number of passengers travelling to Kailash Mansarvoar area in Tibet via Simikot airstrip in Humla.
JHAPA, Jan 30: There was a time when big corporate houses preferred to sponsor Kathmandu-centered football events and established clubs. But the increasing number of tournaments outside the Kathmandu Valley has now encouraged corporate houses to sponsor local clubs as well. As a result, they are sponsoring different football tournaments in Jhapa which has helped local football activities and in the development of the players.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds that the number of Nepali students in US colleges and universities jumped by 18.4% in the past year.