Finance Minister, Chinese Ambassador meetBy RSS
During the meeting held at his office in Singha Durbar, the Finance Minister thanked the Government of China for its assistance to Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the post-earthquake reconstruction drive.
Finance Ministry seeks clarification from SEBON Chair DhunganaBy RSS
The Ministry asked for the clarification after dissemination of news in different media regarding SEBON Chairperson Bhishma Raj Dhungana and his family have made 'setting (undue agreement)' with a company to sell ordinary shares.
Export rises by 44.43 per cent as soybean oil export soarsBy The Rising Nepal
Export amount of soybean oil accounted for almost 30 per cent of the total export in the last FY.The FTS revealed that export rose by 44.43 per cent from FY 2019/20 to FY 2020/21. The export recorded by FTS stood at Rs. 141.1 billion in FY 2020/21 up from Rs 97. 7 billion of the FY 2019/20.
Sugarcane farmers come to Kathmandu again to press Govt implement its pledgeBy The Rising Nepal
He said the farmers were yet to get 41 million rupees from six sugar mills. "We will again propose that the government takes a step so that the mills give us our money by mid-September and if that does not happen we will have no option but to take to the street."
52 thousand metric tonnes fertilizer arrives from BangladeshBy RSS
A total of 52 thousand metric tonnes of urea fertilizer imported from Bangladesh has arrived in Nepal.
Indrawati III hydropower resumesBy RSS
The Indrawati III hydropower project, damaged by the floods in Melamchi and Indrawati Rivers, resumed power production after repair since Wednesday.
NTA approves trial for 5G serviceBy RSS
A meeting of the NTA Board held a few days ago endorsed the working procedure for the test of new technology-2078 BS. The NTA's move has paved the way for using the 5G wireless internet service.
Nepal's trade deficit with India three times more than with China, export to India 100 times more than to ChinaBy The Rising Nepal
The bulging volume of trade deficit with India is attributable to the hefty imports over the year. The imports of Nepal from India were 4 times the imports from China. The FTS data showed that imports from India amounted to Rs. 971.6 billion in the fiscal year 2020/21 while the import from China stood at Rs. 233.9 billion.
Tokla Tea introduces new packageBy The Rising Nepal
Tokla Tea now has a new look. Nepal Tea Development Corporation (NTDC), the maker of Tokla Tea, has introduced a new packing for the popular tea brand.
Municipal waste management project to create 1,500 jobsBy The Rising Nepal
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five select municipalities across the country have launched a joint initiative to improve the municipal waste management system. The venture will create 1,500 green jobs for the most vulnerable groups, and especially women from the selected municipalities, UNDP said in a statement on Monday. The Promoting Green Recovery Project, co-funded by UNDP and the municipalities, will initially be implemented in Waling Municipality of Gandaki Province;...
Trade deficit widens by 27.26 per cent in FY 2020/21By The Rising Nepal
The trade deficit in the Fiscal Year 2020/21 has been inched up by 27.26 per cent in comparison to the trade deficit of the FY 2019/20.
Tourist arrival via Kakarvitta border point drops to nilBy RSS
The number of new tourist arrivals via eastern border point, Kakarvitta has dropped to zero in the fiscal year 2077/78, Immigration Office, Kakarvitta said.
Trout fish produced in Rasuwa reach DarchulaBy RSS
Fries of Trout fish produced in Rasuwa, a district in the central part of the country, have been transported up to Darchula in the far-west. Trout fishing has been promoted in this mountainous district in the Bagmati Province to increase people's income and support their livelihood.
NEPSE reaches all time highBy RSS
Likewise, banking sector increased by 72.14 points, trade by 2.71 points, development banks by 13 points, microfinance by 71.6 points, non-life insurance by 48.42, productive sector by 71.86 points, hydro power by 86.23 points, life insurance by 30.86 points, investment by 0.04 points and others by 6.6 points.
Apple trees in Marpha bear healthy fruits in abundance this year, farmers elated (Photo feature)By The Rising Nepal
This year, apple trees in Marpha have set more and healthier fruits compared to the fruits they bore last year. This has elated the farmers.
‘We want to make Bandipur centre of tourism in Nepal’By The Rising Nepal
Its natural beauty and vibrant culture attract thousands of tourists to Bandipur Rural Municipality every year. Its chairman Purna Singh Thapa, elected in 2017 from the Maoist Centre, wants to cash in on this and utilise tourism for the development of the rural municipality. Our Tanahun correspondent Amar Raj Naharki talked to him about his plans for the prosperity of Bandipur. Excerpts:
92 per cent paddy plantation in ChitwanBy RSS
Ninety-two per cent of rice cultivation has taken place in Chitwan. Out of seven local levels here, ten per cent rice planting is to be done in Bharatpur Metropolis followed by five per cent at the Madi Municipality.
Province 2 government distributes agricultural tools to farmersBy The Rising Nepal
The Province 2 government has distributed agricultural equipment to the farmers of the Saptari district in an effort to make their technology savvy.
Dairy farmers receive grantBy RSS
The Bandipur rural municipality has provided a grant of one rupee per litre of milk to the dairy farmers. The farmers affiliated to the Dairy Producer Cooperatives Institute are eligible for the grant.