KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Rastra Bank has reduced the spread in interest rate to 4.5 percent from 5 percent. Unveiling the monetary policy on Wednesday, according to the central bank, now the interest gap between the savings and the loan provided by banks will be 4.5 percent from the new fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperative has started taking needful action against 98 traders at Kalimati Vegetable Market after finding that they were doing business flouting rules and regulations of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Development Market Board.
BARA, June 25: Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City of Bara district has unveiled a budget of Rs 1.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/019. The office of the sub-metropolis presented the budget during the second municipal meeting that started on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index made a partial recovery on Monday after hitting an intraday low of 2.06 points during midday trading. The benchmark index closed the day at 1337.13 points.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The first Nepali cricketer to sign for an Indian Premier League team Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the nominees of the People’s Choice category of Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Pulsar Sports Award 2018. He will be joined by four other sportspersons in the race by footballer Kiran Kumar Limbu, national volleyball team player Man Bahadur Shrestha, golfer Pratima Sherpa, and table tennis player Santoo Shrestha.
SURKHET, April 25: The government of Karnali Province on Monday unveiled its plans and policies prioritizing tourism, infrastructure, herbs and hydropower sectors. Presenting it in the parliament, Governor of the province Durga Keshar Khanal stated that rapid development of the region is possible by focusing on the prioritized sectors.
KATHMANDU, April 16: On the occasion of completion of his one month in office, Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel unveiled his ministry's 30-point work plans for the next three months on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The Ministry of Youth and Sports unveiled a 37-point action plan for 100 days on Friday. The plan included the construction of infrastructure, settling disputes in sports association and the preparations for the eighth National Games to be organized in Nepalgunj in December and 13th South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Kathmandu in March next year.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced ‘Payment System Oversight Framework’ as part of its objectives to ensure sound legal foundation of payment systems and enhance their risk management and control.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Song ‘Tulki’ from the movie ‘MR Virgin’ was released through the official YouTube channel of Worldwide Films Distribution on a. Suraj Pandit has given his voice, lyrics and music to the song.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A group of artists unveiled their works of art at a painting exhibit titled ‘Nature Unwrapping’ that kicked off on December 1 at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal. The exhibition, featuring 10 participating artists and three guest artists, is the result of a workshop organized by Devina Arts Promotion.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The Nepali Congress ( NC) has unveiled a five-year road map for the country's socio-economic development.
The road map presented on the eve of the second phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assemblies has set the target of completing the under-construction projects of national pride and those in the implementation phase within the next five years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The board of directors of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has approved annual budget of Rs 43.66 billion for the aviation sector regulator, four years after the new fiscal year kicked off.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Bibeksheel Sahja Party (BSP) unveiled its election manifesto on Friday, with a vision of transforming the country into a welfare state through changes in the system of governance. It called for settling of disputes over the new constitution and promotion of private investment as well as government ownership in the basic services sector.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Left alliance jointly prepared manifesto for the election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is officially unveiling amid a program in the capital on Tuesday. The CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) including other fringe left parties have forged an alliance in view of the November 26 and December 7 elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: With the focus squarely on social welfare and security, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has unveiled its election manifesto for the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly polls on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI, Oct 29: Madame Tussauds India unveiled a statue of Grammy award-winning singer Justin Bieber in a mini preview at The Grub Festival. The Grub Festival, which brings together music and food lovers on the same ground, started on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Film Southasia 2017 has launched a mobile app for the 11th edition of the premiere non-fiction film festival for the region. The Festival opens on November 2 at the Yalamaya Kendra, Lalitpur, with the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’.
BEIJING, Oct 26: With the end of the 19th National Congress, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has elected new leadership for the party’s politburo standing committee, the top decision-making body of China, with President Xi Jinping as the party general secretary for the second five-year tenure.
KATHMANDU, August 4: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made public its internal borrowing calendar to raise Rs 145 billion in the current fiscal year 2017/18.
The central bank is raising money inside the country in line with the government's plan of collecting Rs 145 billion in the current fiscal year for deficit financing as mentioned in the budget for the new fiscal year.
PYONGYANG, July 27: North Korea has suddenly canceled a popular monthlong beer festival, but people won’t be going thirsty in a country where brews are cheap and carry the ruling family’s seal of approval.