Jackfruit of Tanahun comes to kitchens of KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
Jackfruit produced in the Tanahun district has found its way to the capital, Kathmandu.
Farmers in queue to get fertilisers in DhadingBy The Rising Nepal
Cooperatives selling fertilisers in Dhading have started drawing crowd despite fear of COVID-19, as it is the time when the farmers need fertilisers to use in maize and paddy. On Wednesday, the farmers gathered at Nilakantha Cooperatives in the district headquarters to purchase chemical fertiliser.
Govt designates 78 hotels to quarantine air passengersBy The Rising Nepal
The government has listed 78 hotels as quarantine centres for all the air passengers arriving in Nepal from Turkey, Qatar and India. The government designated the hotels as quarantine after it decided to resume the international flights to and from Turkey, Qatar and India from June 1. According to a press statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, the Department of Tourism has selected the hotels as quarantine centres. They include seven five-star hotels, seven...
20% discount in consumer goods from todayBy The Rising Nepal
The government-owned enterprises-- Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) and Salt Trading Corporation (STC) --have decided to sell various foods items and cooking gas giving 20 per cent discount from Friday.
Agriculture ministry inking pact with India to purchase fertiliserBy The Rising Nepal
Secretary of the ministry of agriculture Dr Yogendra Kumar Karki informed that Cabinet has given the approval in principle to proceed the G to G agreement for the fertilizer purchase.
Government’s policy for development of handicraft sector positive: FHANBy RSS
Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) has said that the government’s policy for development and expansion of Nepal’s handicraft sector is positive.
Fire at CG Brewery doused after five hoursBy RSS
A godown of CG Brewery had caught fire this morning. The fire was doused with the help of seven fire engines, Nepal Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police, said Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Dilip Kumar Giri. A wall of the godown has been demolished to prevent further losses.
Dairy industry incurring losses of Rs 100 million dailyBy RSS
Central general secretary of the Association, Pralhad Dahal, shared that 3.1 million litres milk and dairy products were consumed daily during the normal situation before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The consumption has now dropped to 1.3 million litres milk and milk products daily.
Consumer rights activists object to govt. plan to allow private sector in salt tradeBy The Rising Nepal
President of the Consumer Right Investigation Forum, Madhav Timilsina, said that there is no need to find alternative of the company. He said there is no problem in quality and price of the salt therefore private sector is not needed.
Members of Labour Employment Bank go to India for workBy The Rising Nepal
Members of the Labour Employment Bank formed by Raskot Municipality in the district to end unemployment have left for India to look for work after they failed to get employment within the country. The municipality had been employing a group of 260 youth of the municipality since 2019 under the Labour Employment Bank.
70% industries affected by COVID-19: FNCCIBy The Rising Nepal
Almost 70 per cent of industries and businesses have been directly affected by the prohibition imposed to prevent and control COVID-19, according to the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI).
Tons of vegetables get ruined in fieldBy The Rising Nepal
According to the secretary of Federation of District Vegetable and Fruits Producer Cooperative, Chitwan, Ramchandra Regmi, bitter gourd is hardly selling at Rs. 5 a kg which was being sold at Rs 120 a kg a month earlier. Price of bean has fallen to Rs 10 a kg while its price was Rs 120. Similarly, the price has been continually declining.
Cooking oil price hike attributed to international causesBy RSS
The Nepal Vegetable Ghee and Oil Producers Association stated through a press release on Monday that the price of cooking has increased in Nepal as the price of raw materials has gone up in the international market.
Turkish Airlines to resume flights from ThursdayBy The Rising Nepal
Following the government's decision of reopening international flights in some countries, Turkish Airlines have been approved to resume its flights to Kathmandu from Thursday.
Electric vehicles stuck at Sirsia for last three months will soon get clearanceBy The Rising Nepal
After the budget abolished excise duty on import of electric vehicles and reduced customs duty levied on electric vehicles, many imported cars stuck in the dry port of Sirsia in Birgunj are expected to get customs clearance.
Construction work of Solu corridor not completed even in five yearsBy RSS
As the construction work of Solu corridor 132 KV transmission line was not completed in time, the officials are working to extend its deadline for the sixth time.
Chovar dry port construction to completion within JuneBy The Rising Nepal
If everything goes as planned, the dry port being constructed in Chobhar, in Kirtipur Municipality-6, in Kathmandu, will come into operation within the first month of upcoming fiscal year 2021/22. About 85 percent of the work, which is being constructed under two sections -- national competitive bidding and international competitive bidding -- has been completed so far.
Farmers given paddy seeds in subsidyBy RSS
Madhyabindu Municipality in Nawalpur district has provided quality paddy seeds to farmers in 50 per cent subsidized rate.
PTC's financial support to hospitalsBy The Rising Nepal
Pokhara Tourism Council (PTC), an umbrella organisation of different tourism related organisations, on Sunday handed over health related materials worth Rs. 150,000 to different hospitals.