Paddy production goes down in Jhapa19 Dec, 2019
Jhapa, the district announced as the super-zone for rice production, has witnessed 5 per cent decrease in the rice output. Increasing trend of converting the fertile land into settlement and expansion of private forest has contributed to the decline in the production of the main food grain in the district.
6,500 unregistered industries in operation in DangBy RSS
Most industries in Dang district are found operating without registering. The District Statistics Office Dang stated that out of the 14,421 industries in operation in Dang, only 7,903 were registered.
Global wearables market sees bigger presence of Chinese brands17 Dec, 2019
The global wearables market saw Chinese brands increase their presence in the third quarter (Q3) of this year as shipments of Chinese-made wearable devices posted rapid growth, an industrial report showed.
Production decline sends vegetable price skyrocketing in Chitwan16 Dec, 2019
The price of vegetables has skyrocketed in Chitwan owing to a reduction in vegetable production this year. The number of vegetables farmer has declined this year after they failed to get reasonable price for their vegetables last year, and this resulted in the increase of the vegetable prices this year.
NEPSE posts double-digit growth11 Dec, 2019
The NEPSE index, which opened at 1151.37 points in the morning, increased by 0.88 per cent to 1161.48 points when the market closed in the afternoon.
130 % per capita Gross National Income growth recordedBy RSS
According to the Human Development Report unveiled by the UNDP, Nepal stands in the medium position, 147 out of 180 countries, with 0.579 Human Development Index Value. Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada released the Report at a programme here today. It showed that the per capita income of Nepalis has increased by approximately 130.5 percent between 1990 and 2018.
ADB’s over Rs 40.45 billion loans for four new projectsBy RSS
The signing included a loan of $195 million to improve the highway section between Pokhara and Mugling, a $63 million loan in additional financing to improve flood management and river health in Nepal’s polluted Bagmati River Basin, a $50 million loan to improve the livelihoods and increase incomes of small farmers in Nepal and a $50 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Nepal’s reforms in agriculture and food safety, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Sikta canal comes into operation10 Dec, 2019
The much-talked-about Sikta Irrigation Project, termed as an agricultural revolution in Banke district, has finally come into operation. According to project engineer Yek Raj Bhattarai, more than 3,000 hectares of farmland will be directly irrigated from the main canal of Agaiya.
13 companies apply for feasibility study of gas plants09 Dec, 2019
“We have received 13 proposals of different consultant companies from Iran, India, China and Pakistan to carry feasibility study to establish gas plants in Jhapa and Janakpur,” said Sushil Bhattarai, deputy managing director of NOC.
1.4 million tourists visit Lumbini09 Dec, 2019
According to the Lumbini Development Trust, around 1.4 million tourists, including domestic and foreign, visited Lumbini during the first 11 months of 2019.
No flights to Megauli airport08 Dec, 2019
Meghauli Airport was closed some 12 years ago but it could not be resumed despite the fact that Bharatpur Airport remained closed, said Krishna Bhurtel, state Assembly member from Chitwan.
Finance Minister Khatiwada calls for proper use of SEZ07 Dec, 2019
He expressed his concern over the wretched condition of IT Park in Banepa which cost million of rupees." The Park remains unused which is really a matter of great concern."
EIB to increase support to Nepal06 Dec, 2019
She said that EIB had expressed its interest to do more in Nepal
Oranges worth Rs. 10.2m sold form single plot in Tanahun06 Dec, 2019
Farmers of Jamune, including Bisho Bahadur Adhikari, Suknarayan Shrestha and Ram Bahadur Thapa earned a handsome income by selling oranges grown in a single plot of a slope.
Global IME Bank begins integrated transaction06 Dec, 2019
Minister Khatiwada said that the integration of the both commercial banks would create more powerful institution which would leave a positive impact on the national economy as it could invest in mega projects
Construction Material Price Falls Significantly06 Dec, 2019
The price of the construction materials went down upto by 35 per cent over a year due to decrease in their demand following the completion of about 80 per cent reconstruction works and the slow pace of development works, said Rabi Singh, president of the Federation of Contractors' Association Nepal (FCAN).
Sundarjal drinking water processing centre to complete next monthBy RSS
The construction of one of the two Melamchi drinking water processing centres at Sundarijal is to be completed by mid-January. The Melamchi Drinking Water Development Committee informed Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Bina Magar that remaining works of the processing centre are taking place in a full swing.
Online registration controls revenue leakage in Panchthar05 Dec, 2019
The deposits of land registration tariffs reached 100 per cent from 40 per cent following the start of online land registration.
Cooperatives merger gains momentum at KMCBy RSS
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its process to facilitate merger of cooperatives operating in its boundary. Currently 1,856 cooperatives are running at KMC and the recent measure is to reduce the number to 700.
Ncell to expand services targeting business houses05 Dec, 2019
Telecommunication service provider Ncell is introducing new services targeting business enterprises by using its network and infrastructure. Sushil Bista, enterprise head of Ncell, said that Ncell was introducing Ncell Data Centre service, vehicle tracking system and field force automation system targeting business enterprises.