Farmers make millions selling mustard greensBy The Rising Nepal
Farmers in Bhimeshwor Municipality in Dolakha district have been earning millions through commercial mustard greens farming. Over 150 farmers from Panchdhara, Hop, Lamatole, Thakurigaun, Manetar, Kalimati, Suire and Sakhine in the municipality are cultivating the plant leaves in some 1,000 ropanis of land.
Lawmakers urge to resolve telecom-related problemsBy RSS
Lawmakers have suggested finding a long-term solution by carrying out a study of telecom problems seen in rural areas.
84 per cent population has access to internetBy RSS
Some 2.5 million population in Nepal have access to internet facility. According to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)’s data of the past seven months of the current fiscal year, over 254,019 population have access to internet facility.
Mustard crop production increases in Kailali sending happiness to farmersBy RSS
Mustard crop production has increased by almost double this year as compared to the previous year, according to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Kailali.
Govt doing homework to tax all real estate, transport sector activitiesBy The Rising Nepal
The National Revenue Advisory Board has started a study to bring all economic activities in the real estate and transportation sector within the tax net.
Belahiya border point tightened to contain virus spreadBy The Rising Nepal
With rising COVID-19 cases in India, security has been beefed up at several Nepal-India border points, especially at the Bhairahawa-Sunauli (Belahiya) border point.
Sugarcane farmers receive paymentsBy The Rising Nepal
Sugar mills have failed to pay hardworking sugarcane farmers their outstanding dues for two years. Farmers continuously resorted to protests demanding payments throughout the nation and even in Kathmandu.
Harvesting of tealeaves for this season beginsBy RSS
First picking of tealeaves for this season has kicked off. First harvesting tealeaves known as the 'first fall' is considered the best of all.
Cheap tour packages for domestic tourists in LumbiniBy The Rising Nepal
With an aim to attract domestic tourists to Lumbini, budget-friendly packages have been rolled out by Lumbini Hotel Association for the target groups.
Milk delivery vehicles to have own logoBy The Rising Nepal
With the use of special logo for vehicles carrying milk, means of transporting milk can now ply on road without any obstruction. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has introduced the special logo for smooth supply of milk across the country giving priority like an ambulance service. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the logo amidst a function last Thursday.
International airlines companies can use telecommunications service in Nepali skyBy RSS
Now international airlines companies can use the internet and telecommunications service in the Nepali sky.
KUKL to issue shares to the general publicBy The Rising Nepal
Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) is going to issue an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as KUKL is projecting a good revenue source with the commencement of regular supply of the Melamchi Water.
NTC and RBB to operate mobile money from MayBy The Rising Nepal
The mobile money to be brought jointly by Nepal Telecom and Rastriya Banijya Bank will be operational from this May.
COVID-19 turns youth to self-employment in BajuraBy The Rising Nepal
COVID -19 has forced the youth of Bajura to work in their own villages rather than going back abroad. The youth who were working in India had to come back home after their workplace has shut down due to the lockdown.
Buddha to add flights to Bhairahawa, NepalgunjBy The Rising Nepal
Buddha Air is conducting one additional flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa and Nepalgunj.
Mystery rivulet hydel project's test production affected with employees contracting COVID-19By RSS
The calendar of test production of the 42-MW Mystery Rivulet Hydropower Project constructed in Myagdi's Annapurna rural municipality-4, Narchyang has been affected with its employees contacting with the coronavirus.
Smuggling of petroleum products to India risesBy The Rising Nepal
As the cost of petrol in India is higher than in Nepal, people have started smuggling petroleum products – petrol and diesel – from different districts of Nepal to India.
75% works of Chobhar dry port completeBy The Rising Nepal
Almost 75 per cent physical works on the Chobhar dry port in Kirtipur Municipality-6 have been completed. The dry port is being constructed in two sections - under the national and international competitive bidding.
Country's GDP projected to increase by 2.7 per cent in next Fiscal YearBy RSS
The outlook for Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan has also been revised upward, supported by better than expected remittance inflows: Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase by 3.6 percent in 2021; Nepal’s GDP is projected to grow by 2.7 percent in the fiscal year 2021-22 and recover to 5.1 percent by 2023; Pakistan’s growth is expected to reach 1.3 percent in 2021, slightly above previous projections.