Dhakal urges UK to simplify visa process for Nepali businesspersonsBy The Rising Nepal
Senior Vice President of the Federation of the Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Chandra Prasad Dhakal has urged the concerned authorities to make visa process easy and accessible to Nepalis business community to facilitate in expanding bilateral trade and business relations.
Minister Bhusal urges to use electronic appliancesBy The Rising Nepal
Five megawatt of electricity has been generated from a solar plant in Belchautara, Shuklagandaki Municipality-5 of Tanahun. The electricity generated by Solar Farm has been connected to the national transmission line from Tuesday.
Farmers face fertiliser shortage againBy The Rising Nepal
There is an acute shortage of chemical fertilisers in the country as both public enterprises -- Agriculture Inputs Company Limited and Salt Trading Corporation (STC) -- have run out of stock. The stock of fertilisers in these public enterprises altogether amounts to less than 8,000 tonnes at present, the officials said.
Replacement bill has been brought to encourage domestic industries: Finance MinisterBy RSS
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said the police provisions made in the Budget Ordinance Replacement Bill so as to encourage the domestic industries would not be changed. Inaugurating the two-day management seminar of the Inland Revenue Department today, he asserted that the arrangements made for the long-term benefit of the country would not be altered.
DoTM to open advance ticket booking for Dashain soon, booking date to be fixed by FridayBy The Rising Nepal
The Department of Transport Management has started preparations to open Dashain advance ticket booking on public transport. Information Officer of Department of Transport Management Dr Loknath Bhusal said that discussions are underway with the transport entrepreneurs.
Nepal-Bangladesh joint working group meeting proposed for joint-venture on power projectBy RSS
A joint-secretary-level meeting between Nepal and Bangladesh has proposed a joint venture in one project among two proposed large hydropower projects. Bangladesh has expressed willingness to import a total of 9,000 megawatts of electricity from Nepal by 2040. Bangladesh which is searching for a source of energy to cope up with the rising demand at home wants to cooperate with the government and private sectors in Nepal for investment in the hydropower sector here.
Poverty alleviation main goal of nation: BhusalBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that Nepal will be prosperous only after improving the living standards of the people living below the poverty line. While inaugurating the 4th Central General Convention of the Nepal National Employees Union, Rastriya Banijya Bank on Monday, she stressed the need for all the state institutions to fulfill their social and civic responsibilities sincerely.
Minister Bhusal insists on better living standard of people for prosperous NepalBy RSS
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal, has said the dream for a prosperous Nepal will come true only after the living standards of the people under the poverty line gets improved.
Apples of Jumla in MarketBy The Rising Nepal
Like the apples of Kathayat and Dangi, organic apples of the Jumla farmers are getting market in these days. With this market have been superfluous with the organic apple of Jumla. According to the District Agriculture Development Office, Jumla, apples have reached the market that has been picking from in the last week of August.
Kathmandu-Raxaul railway project in limboBy RSS
A good three years have passed since the preliminary study of the Kathmandu Raxaul Railway construction project was carried out. However, the process for the construction of this project has not moved forward. The railway connects the federal capital with Raxaul of Bihar State in India.
Airline companies to ramp up flights for festive seasonBy The Rising Nepal
The Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) has said that a hassle-free flight service would be provided to the passengers during the festive season this year.
STC commits to facilitate supply of daily essentials in marketBy The Rising Nepal
Chairman of Board of Directors of Salt Trading Corporation (STC) Laxmi Das Manandhar said that the Corporation was committed to facilitate the supply of daily essential goods in the market following the instruction of the government.
Finance Minister directs agencies concerned to install vehicle scanner at customs pointBy RSS
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has instructed the bodies concerned to install the vehicle scanners at the main customs points at the earliest.
NEA seeking market for surplus powerBy RSS
With the power generated from the Upper Tamakoshi Hydro Power Project getting connected to the national grid, around 400 MW of (surplus) electricity has remained unconsumed in the night. The reserve electricity in a day is 200 MW. There was a time when the country was struggling for a single unit of power. The power distributing companies are facing more power surplus during the monsoon.
TUC warns of job losses if UK misses green targetsBy BBC
Up to 660,000 jobs could be at risk if the UK fails to reach its net-zero target as quickly as other nations, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has warned. The government has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 78 per cent by 2035. But the TUC fears many jobs could be moved offshore to countries offering superior green infrastructure and support for decarbonisation.
CNI hails govt's announcement to build productive economyBy The Rising Nepal
The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has welcomed budget replacement Bill presented by Finance Minister Janardan Sharma at the House of Representatives Friday. Issuing a press statement, the CNI appreciated the replacement budget citing that it has adopted a policy of transforming the economy based on imports and remittances into domestic production and internal income-oriented economy.
Govt to open fair price shops soonBy The Rising Nepal
Like in the previous years, the government is preparing to operate fair price shops in different parts of the country to stop black marketing and arbitrary rise in the price of essential goods during festivals. As the festivals – mainly Dashain, Tihar and Chhat – are around the corner, the government has decided to set up fair price shops across the nation, including in the Kathmandu Valley from September 17. The shops aim to provide relief to the general people by offering essentials goods...
Pakistan to resume commercial flights to Afghanistan's Kabul on MondayBy The Rising Nepal
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to resume commercial flights to Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, starting from Sept. 13, the airline said on Saturday.
Nepal, India sign investment agreement for Butwal-Gorakhpur Transmission lineBy RSS
Nepal and India have agreed to collaborate for the development of the second transnational transmission line with the capacity of supplying around 20,000 megawatts of electricity.