Alibaba, JD report booming Singles Day sales13 Nov, 2019
Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported nearly $70 billion in sales Monday on Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world’s busiest online shopping day.
Sikta Irrigation Project records sluggish work progressBy RSS
The work progress of the Sikta Irrigation Project, a project of national pride, is very slow. Only 60 per cent of the project has been completed in 14 years since the start of the construction.
Bhadrapur Airport to remain closed for 10 days from todayBy RSS
The Bhadrapur Airport in Jhpa district is to fully close down for 10 days from today. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)'s Chandaragdhi Offce stated that the airport is to be shut for repairing and upgrading the runway. The airport will remain closed till November 21.
Regional conference of honorary consular in Kathmandu from today12 Nov, 2019
Regional conference of honorary consular is being organised in the Capital from November 12-15.
Japan to invest in irrigation sector11 Nov, 2019
The delegation led by Takami Nakada, Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Minister’s Secretariat, MAFF discussed with the Minister Pun to support for the irrigation projects run in the Terai.
Remittance inflow declines11 Nov, 2019
The country has received remittance worth Rs. 153.73 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year. The remittance inflow decreased by 0.3 per cent to Rs. 153.73 billion during the review period compared to an increase of 33.4 per cent in the same period the previous year, according to a macroeconomic and financial report of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).
NRB issuing treasury bills of Rs. 2.1 blnBy RSS
The Public Debt Management Department under the central bank is to issue bills in order to obtain internal debt on behalf of the government.
Baglung's Panchakot successfully tests paragliding flightsBy RSS
Paragliding flights have been successfully tested at Panchakot of Baglung municipality-6, a tourist destination. Pilot Krishna Bahadur Sunuwar flew a paraglider from the area and landed at the playground of Dhawalagiri Multiple Campus. The test flights targeted operation of paragliding flights for the Baglung Fair scheduled for December 27 to January 5, said Baglung Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Indian onions dominate Nepali markets, households09 Nov, 2019
He said that the somedays around 100 tonnes of Indian onion would arrive in Kalimati market.
Foreign investment increases in hotel sectorBy RSS
Foreign investment has invariably increased in hotel and restaurant sector of the country with the Visit Nepal Year-2020 campaign coming near. According to the Department of Industry, foreign investment amounting to Rs 5.77 billion has entered into the country through 39 tourism industries (hotel and restaurant) in the first three months of current fiscal year.
State 1 to welcome half a million tourists in 202008 Nov, 2019
Government of State No. 1 has started preparation to bring 500,000 tourists in the state during the Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.
Pokhara keeps attracting hordes of new tourists07 Nov, 2019
Pokhara is not new for Alon, 30, a resident of Tel Aviv, Israel. He was here eight years ago and had spent 12 days while trekking in the famous Annapurna Circuit. Now, he has returned to Pokhara with a plan to trek in the Manaslu area. He said he would spend 20 days in Nepal this time.
Xi pledges wider market access06 Nov, 2019
President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged to further open China’s economy, declaring the world must “knock down walls” as he opened an annual trade fair against the backdrop of the US tariffs war.
Merkel in fresh push for e-car charging network05 Nov, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said her government was stepping up efforts to roll out a vast network of electric car charging points in a bid to encourage drivers to make the switch and help the country meet its climate targets.
ASEAN charts path for trade bloc04 Nov, 2019
Leaders from fast-growing Southeast Asian economies, China and other regional powers vowed Sunday to transcend conflicts over trade policies and territorial disputes for the sake of stronger economies and regional stability.
Nepal self-reliant in clinker production03 Nov, 2019
Import of clinker from India has been completely stopped from the current fiscal year 2019/20 as the country became self-reliant in producing cement raw material. A decade ago, all domestic cement factories except for two government owned ones, used to import clinkers to produce cement.
Agreements for Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project signed01 Nov, 2019
The loan agreements for the amount of USD 453.2 million were signed on Friday for the construction of the Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project.
Chhath and visit year promotion in JanakpurBy RSS
A sanitation campaign is taking place in temples and lakes in Janakpur under the joint aegis of federal Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai and State-2 Chief Minster Lalbabu Raut.
Global IME Bank partners with Bank Albilad for remittance service.24 Oct, 2019
With the formal inauguration of the remittance service, the customers can easily send money from Bank Albilad, Saudi Arabia, to Nepal at the best rate, said the GIBL.