Worth the fare

May 7, 2019 08:35 am

Fragments of memories, Segments of disappointments All of them, ambushed my soul Time, for which I was waiting, As I could see all the build fading.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) approved primary shares worth Rs 20.78 billion, of 21 companies, in the last Fiscal Year 2017/18. The capital market regulator allowed the companies to issue a total 192.88 million units of share.

NUWAKOT, July 28: The District Administration Office has collected revenue worth Rs. 2.69 million in the previous fiscal year 2074/75.

NUWAKOT, July 28: The District Administration Office has collected revenue worth Rs. 2.69 million in the previous fiscal year 2074/75.

CHITWAN, July 20: A drinking water project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 10 million at Gadhuwa of Kalika Municipality of eastern Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal imports Rs 18 billion worth of furniture and furnishing products annually, according to Nepal Furniture and Furnishing Association.

POKHARA, July 9: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have purchased rescue materials worth Rs 1 million for the welfare of local and international tourists.

BEIJING, July 6: Just hours after the United States introduced 25 percent trade tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing has retaliated with mirror measures against American imports.

GAUSHALA, July 1: Property worth five lakh rupees was destroyed in a fire that broke out at a sweet shop in Sarpallo bazaar of Manara municipality-7.

DAILEKH, June 28: Two much-hyped drinking water projects of Dailekh-Majhuwa and Badalamji have failed to make any progress for the last decade. With the objective of supplying drinking water to the dense and dry settlements, the government has planned to spend Rs 190 millions for these two projects.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has opened the subscription of the Foreign Employment Bond with an offer of   10 percent interest rate. Through the ‘Foreign Employment Bond 2080’ with the maturity period of five years, the central bank plans to collect Rs 250 million from the Nepalese workers who have been working abroad, nor resident Nepali or those who returned from the foreign employment. This is the third and last edition of the foreign employment bond that the central bank plans to issue in the current fiscal year -- FY2017/18 on behalf of the government.

GAUSHALA, June 7: The Armed Police Force (APF) last night arrested a youth trying to smuggle gold and silver worth Rs 2.4 million to India through Matihani municipality in Mahottari district.

BIRATNAGAR, June 3: A fire on Sunday evening at a private residence at Budhabare of Belbari – 8 in Morang has gutted properties worth Rs 300,000.

Worth of words

June 1, 2018 11:05 am

As more and more books are being published in Nepal, the fundamental question that arises is: Do our authors and publishers match international standards? While some authors seem to think publishers could invest in better editors and thus refine the writing before publication, publishers, on the other hand, think authors need to work on their content more and not be driven by commercial success. As the debate rages on, is the written world being compromised? Anweiti Upadhyay reports.

INARUWA, June 1: A fire in Gadhi rural municipality – 6 on Thursday night has gutted properties worth Rs 500,000.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Non-Nepali resident Shesh Ghale and his wife Jamuna Gurung’s wealth rose by 35.4% in 2018 to become 81st richest couple in Australia.

INARUWA May 23: Properties worth Rs 400,000 plus was destroyed in a fire that occurred in Dewangunj Rural Municipality-1 in Sunsari district Tuesday night.

CHITWAN, May 22: Chitwan district suffered a loss of chicken and other poultry products worth more than Rs 7 million due to bird flu, according the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO).

ITAHARI, May 21: Goods and property worth at least Rs 30 million were destroyed by fire that broke out at two wholesale cloth stores at the main market in Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-6, Sunsari district.

BUTWAL, May 17: The announcement for the construction of waste processing center in Siddharthanagar, the gateway to Lumbini, under the integrated city development plan in 2012, had elated the locals.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The four-day Flora Expo 2018 organized by the Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) concluded on Monday, recording transactions worth around Rs 6.2 million.

KHOTANG, April 9: Four houses were reduced to ashes when a fire engulfed them in Heleshi Tuwachung Municipality-5 in the district on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: As many as 18 companies have sought the approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 54.71 million units of shares worth Rs 4.33 billion to general public.

KATHMANDU, April 3: With the aim to support the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) to carry out the first-ever National Economic Census scheduled for next month, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided necessary logistics worth Rs 95.1 million to the CBS.

BARCELONA, April 1: Lionel Messi’s late heroics against Sevilla to snatch a 2-2 draw for Barcelona on Saturday showed it is not just Argentina who have an unhealthy over-reliance on the brilliance of the five-times world player of the year.

Phalebas, Parbat, March 31: A hailstorm that lasted for five days destroyed more than 20 million worth of vegetables, crops and fruits in various parts of Parbat district, said the District Agricultural Development Office.

UDAYAPUR, March 25: A fire has broken out at Hadiya of Chaudandi municipality-10.

RAJBIRAJ, March 25: Since 2007, no India-backed development project has been initiated in Saptari district. This is largely due to failure of the five India-backed projects in the district that were approved between 2005 and 2007.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Shares worth Rs 1.72 billion were traded in the share market this week.

RAJBIRAJ, March 18: Goods and property worth around two million rupees were destroyed in separate incidents of fire in Saptari district on Saturday.

APF seizes goods worth Rs 200 m

March 17, 2018 11:47 am

RAUTAHAT, March 17: Mid-Regional Armed Police Force Office has seized goods worth Rs 200 million in the last four years.

ILAM, March 12: Property worth around Rs 1.5 million was gutted by fire at Ilam municipality-1 this morning.

NUWAKOT, March 9: A male goat worth around Rs 300,000 has been showcased at the Fifth Nuwakot Mahotsav being organized at the district headquarters Bidur.

DAMAK, March 6: The demand for meat products has seen a steady rise in Jhapa.

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

PARSA, Feb 21: Petroleum products worth over Rs 42.25 billion has been imported via Birgunj check point in seven months of current fiscal year 2017/18.

KHOTANG, Feb 21:  Property worth Rs 1.2 million was destroyed in the fire that started while refilling a sawmill with fuel at Rawabensi Rural Municipality in the district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) is set to host first ever live auction on satellite television in Nepali cricket’s history on Wednesday. Six franchises will tussle to acquire the respective choice of players outbidding each other.

RASUWA, Feb 12: Woven cane stools worth Rs 3.12 million were exported to China via Rasuwagadhi customs point in the first six months of the current fiscal year.

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

Transaction worth 1.55 billion rupees

February 10, 2018 17:23 pm

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

Readdressing your money’s worth

February 9, 2018 08:57 am

Finlit Nepal’s Prakash Koirala has recently returned with much accolade from an award ceremony hosted by the London Institute of Banking and Finance in England’s capital. His organization had been nominated for its work in promoting financial integration alongside big guns like the HSBC Bank and Lloyds Bank. What’s more, Finlit Nepal won that category.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Sanjen Jalavidhyut Company Limited (SJCL) and Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Company Limited (RHCL) are floating initial public offerings worth above Rs 2.5 billion in the first phase.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has given permission to issue an initial public offering worth Rs 27.76 billion in the past six months of the current fiscal, said data published by the Board.

TERHATHUM, Feb 5: Ginger worth tens of millions of rupees is being supplied out of the district after India lifted ban on import of this agro produce.

KHOTANG, Jan 29: A family has been rendered homeless after a fire gutted their house at Rawabensi Rural Municipality-6 of the district.

ILAM, Jan 26: Bishnu Bohora, a ginger trader in Panchthar district, gets phone calls from farmers almost on a daily basis. “Our ginger is  rotting on the farm. When can you come and take delivery?”  they ask.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 24: A masked armed group comprising 10 people took under control a family at gunpoint, and looted property worth over Rs 1.4 million at Suryabinayak Municipality-7 in the district early this morning.

MYAGDI, Jan 22: The sixth Myagdi Festival and Maghe Sankranti Fair, and Province No 4 level Agriculture, Tourism and Industrial Trade Fair concluded here on Sunday, with transactions of around Rs 80 million.

PALPA, Jan 19: Palpa district has been exporting bay leaf and cinnamon worth more than Rs 70 million a year to India for the past few years.