400 kV transmission line to be installed in eastern NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has put the construction of Arun-Inaruwa-Tingla-Mirchaiya 400 kV transmission line in its top priority to link electricity of small and medium hydel-projects of eastern-Nepal in the national grid.
Juicy, cheap, organic apples from Karnali overwhelm market in NepalgunjBy The Rising Nepal
The sale of imported apples from India and China has dwindled here as the domestic and organic apples from Jumla, Kalikot, Humla and Mugu districts of the Karnali Province have overwhelmed the markets.
Rs 3 billion saved in two years of interstate petroleum pipelineBy RSS
The operation of the Nepal-India Interstate Petroleum Pipeline has been completed for two years, resulting in the saving of Rs 3 billion. It used to be spent in the transportation of petroleum products from India to Nepal earlier.
IBN brings out strategic plan, targets to attract $ 10 bln FDI in 5 yearsBy The Rising Nepal
The plan has set out 5 vital objectives for the 5 years. The strategic plan aims to approve $ 10 billion in 5 years, managing private-public partnership projects worth $ 6 billion, creation of 100 thousand employment opportunities, improvement of investment environment by effective promotion, and development of IBN as a center of excellence for public-private partnership.
160 climbers get permission to climb Mt ManasluBy RSS
A total of Rs 3.146 million has been collected as royalty so far from it. Autumn is considered the best season for climbing mountains. A remarkable number of domestic and foreign mountaineers used to climb mountains in this season.
Four hydropower projects halt productionBy RSS
Four hydroelectricity projects operating in Myagdi, Mustang and Parbat have halted power production after a transmission tower collapsed.
NEPSE rebounds by 162 pointsBy The Rising Nepal
With a single-day huge fluctuation, the benchmark of the share market index, NEPSE, increased by 161.94 points (5.74 per cent) and closed at 2,980.79 points.
NRCL dismisses daily wagersBy RSS
The Nepal Railway Company Limited (NRCL) has expelled its daily wagers appointed by the NRCL's erstwhile leadership.
NEPSE suffers landslide, index falls by 108. 26 pts.By The Rising Nepal
With a huge fluctuation, the benchmark of the share market index posted a three-digit fall on Sunday, the first trading day of the week. The NEPSE declined by 108.26 (3.70 per cent) points and closed at 2,818.72 points today. The index opened at 2,926.99 saw an immediate downward spiral and reached as low as 2,779.68 before closing at 2,818.72.
Project signed to create short-term jobs to 1,000 tourism workersBy RSS
On the initiation of the Nepal Tourism Board and in collaboration with the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), short-term jobs are to be created for 1,000 people from the tourism sector.
Share transaction halted for about 4o minutes as NEPSE indexes recorded sharp slumpBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) halted the share transaction for about 40 minutes today as the NEPSE indexes dwindled sharply in the share markets.
BOP surplus stumbles as trade deficit widensBy The Rising Nepal
The Executive Director of the NRB Dr. Prakash Kumar Shrestha said that the main reason behind downsized BOP surplus in the FY 2020/21 is the unprecedented increase in imports. He further observed although the Foreign Direct Investment increased, its impact on the BOP surplus remained quite marginal.
Agriculture knowledge centre without chief for one and half monthsBy RSS
The Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Lamjung is without its chief for the last one and half months. The Centre is without the chief after Chief Rohini Raj Ghimire's retirement from service on July 27.
Marred by COVID-19, Lumbini hotels desperately await guestsBy RSS
World famous Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Budhha, is relatively calm these days as touristic activities have significantly slowed down here due to the COVID-19 epidemic. However, tourism entrepreneurs here have not stopped making investments amidst the adverse situation caused by the pandemic.
Freshktm opens outlet at Maitidevi to sell fresh fruits, vegetablesBy Laxman Kafle
A modern outlet of vegetables and fruits has come into operation in the Kathmandu Valley since Saturday. Freshktm, the new company, opened its first outlet at Ratopul amid a function today with the aim of supplying quality fresh and safe vegetables to the consumers as well as retailers of the valley. Launched by four individuals, who have been in construction business and other occupations, the company has started the business with a plan to supply fresh vegetables and fruits containing low quantity...
Over 66,000 foreign tourists visit Nepal in first eight months of 2021By RSS
More than 66,000 foreign tourists have entered Nepal in the first eight months of 2021.
Poor US jobs growth shows Covid Delta variant impactBy The Rising Nepal
The US economy added fewer jobs than expected in August as employment rose by 235,000. The figure was well down on the 1.05 million jobs created in July, adding to fears that the recovery from the pandemic may be running out of steam.
Insurance companies sell 8.58 million policies in last fiscal yearBy The Rising Nepal
Insurance companies in Nepal have sold more than 8.58 million life-insurance policies by the end of the last Fiscal Year 2020/21 which is an increase of 8.4 per cent against the numbers sold the previous fiscal.
NEA moving forward large reservoir and semi-reservoir hydropower projectsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has given priority to the construction of the large reservoir and semi-reservoir hydropower projects to balance the country's electricity demand and supply. NEA is planning to forward the construction of the 835 MW Dudhkoshi reservoir, 1,061 MW Upper Arun and 210 MW Chainpur Seti semi-reservoir hydropower projects.