Sinohydro workers back to workBy RSS
Agitating Sinohydro Company workers in Tanahu have been convinced to withdraw a strike and get back to work from today. The dispute between the company management and workers has come to an end with the signing of a bilateral agreement.
Manang connected to national grid for the first timeBy RSS
Manang district, known as a district beyond the Himalayas, has been connected with the national grid for the first time. A 33-KV transmission line has been connected to the national grid recently.
Sugar stock dwindling, import permit being delayedBy Laxman Kafle
The government has not given permission to purchase additional sugar even though the stock of sugar at the Salt Trading Corporation (STC) is running out. According to Information Officer at the STC Kumar Rajbhandari, the STC has only around 500 tonnes of sugar in its stock.
NAC committed to passengers' safetyBy RSS
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has said it is committed to passengers' safety and national and international aviation safety standards. In a press statement today, the NAC said its decision to fly an aircraft followed the flight permission by the French company Airbus after going through a safety test.
Rasuwagadhi-Kerung check point to be reopened in full swing from MondayBy RSS
The Rasuwagadhi-Kerung check point in Rasuwa district, one of the major trade points with China, will be reopened in full-fledged way from Monday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
Local teachers leading homestay tourismBy RSS
Not many years ago, Jephale was an unfamiliar name for travelers in eastern Tarai. But community homestay is now drawing significantly large number of tourists to this northern hilly location of Morang district.
Haphazard parking chokes Rautahat market roadsBy The Rising Nepal
Illegal and haphazard parking of vehicles along the major roads and bylanes across Rautahat's markets have turned into nightmare for both pedestrians and drivers. Due to inadequate parking spaces, drivers have no choice but to park along either sides of the road affecting the smooth flow of traffic. Even to this day, parking facilities are unavailable at some of the district's sprawling commercial hubs such as Gaur, Garuda, Katahariya, Samanpur, Chandranigahapur among others.
Damak generating fuel, fertiliser from wasteBy The Rising Nepal
f all goes as planned, Damak, in Jhapa district, is set to produce energy from the waste, and the efforts towards that goal is gaining steam. According to Damak Municipality's Environment Department Chief Gyanendra Chaudhari, a waste processing centre, which converts discarded materials into fuel such as gas, compost manure, and liquid fertilizers, is being set up for that purpose.
Bicycle commuters finding hard to make living as border restrictions continueBy RSS
But contrary to their expectation, the transit point is yet to come into full operation. Despite the government decision to resume all transit points here, the local government continues to cause hurdles for the cross-border movements, preventing people like Chaudhary from resuming their works.
Two companies selected for Yari and Hilsa Solar Mini-Grid projectBy The Rising Nepal
Two companies have been selected for the construction of the solar mini-grid in Yari and Hilsa of Namkha Rural Municipality-5 in Humla district. The construction of the solar mini-grid project was delayed with the cancelation tenders made for two times in the past for the bidding amount surpassed the actual allocated budget amount.
Dhamkane farmers earn Rs. 1.1 mln each from potato sale, have hectic days for potato plantingBy The Rising Nepal
Rokaya said, “Dhamkane is considered a remote place of the country, but now the organic potato production has made the market across different cities in the country. "I make 11 lakh rupees a year so do my other farmer friends.”
Lack of market for milk disappoints farmers in JajarkotBy The Rising Nepal
Makar Nepali, a buffalo farmer of Ransi in Bheri Municipality-2, produces about 20 liters of milk from the animal husbandry that he started last year under the programme to promote milk production. "I am thinking about giving up this because I have no knowledge and skill to make milk products except for ghee, and there is no market for milk here. It is a loss business to be able to make only ghee from milk and sell it."
Tarakeshwor reports bird flu second timeBy RSS
Bird flu, also known as avian influenza (H5N1), has been detected in Tarakeshwor, Kathmandu, again.
Construction of Badera sub-station reaches its final stageBy The Rising Nepal
The construction works of sub-station of New Butwal Vardaghat 220 KV Transmission Line in Sunawal Badera of Nawalparasi (West) has reached its final stage.
Gold price slumps by Rs 500 per tolaBy RSS
Gold has slumped today by Rs 500 per tola. Chhapawal (hallmark) gold is set to trade at Rs 88,800 today against Rs 89,300 on Thursday.
TIA to cut daily operation hours from MarchBy The Rising Nepal
Because of the significant decline in the number of flights, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) will be shortening its daily operation hours from March 28. Currently, the country’s sole international airport operates for 21 hours from 6 am to 3 am daily. But the airport administration has now decided to shorten that time to 18 and a half hours and only stay open till 12.30 am. “The number of international flights decreased in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and has not really picked up...
FNCCI, NBA reach deal to protect enterprisesBy The Rising Nepal
he Federations of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) have entered an agreement to protect and promote micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Minister Aryal pledges implementation of modern agriculture technologyBy RSS
Aryal argued that the country could move in the path of prosperity if we would adopt and emulate the Israeli agriculture technology in our agriculture sector. "Through the modernization, commercialization and mechanization of the agriculture sector of agriculture, the government could realize the motto- 'Prosper Nepal, Happy Nepali'."
After COVID-19 pall, Pokhara starts receiving growing number of domestic touristsBy RSS
Pokhara, one of the main tourism hubs of the country, has been witnessing increasing number of domestic tourists. Number of domestic tourists has gone up all of sudden in Pokhara, which had not welcomed tourists for long due to coronavirus.
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