Paddy plantation begins in MyagdiBy The Rising Nepal
Paddy plantation has started in Beni Municipality-4 and Arjkhola area of Mangala Rural Municipality-3 in the Himalayan district of Myagdi. Like other regions of the country, the coronavirus pandemic has not spared the district, where both the positivity rate and the resulting fatalities are high.
Illegal sanitiser found to contain toxic substanceBy The Rising Nepal
The government authorities have requested the public to be aware of substandard sanitisers before buying or selling one, as unregistered and substandard sanitisers are readily available in the market. They have also started effective investigation in an effort to bust such manufacturers. Recently, the Metropolitan Crime Division arrested Aashish Pyakurel, 26, owner of Tripureshwor-based Lifeline Surgical Suppliers House. He has been arrested on charge of selling substandard hand sanitisers amid...
87.19 % population has access to internetBy RSS
The data shows that the number of state-owned Nepal Telecom 4G service users has reached 2.58 million and their number in the month of Fagun (mid-February to mid-March) went up by 44,570 than in the previous month.
Cable car access to Maulakalika soonBy The Rising Nepal
The Maulakalika temple at Gaindakot in eastern Nawalparasi, a famous religious site of the country, will be linked with a cable car within a year.
Tunnel testing of Upper Tamakoshi resumesBy The Rising Nepal
The Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project being constructed in Bigu Rural Municipality–1, in Dolakha district, is once again testing its main tunnel. The project, which is finally nearing completion a decade after construction began, first tested the tunnel on April 29 by sending water through it. However, the test had to be stopped because of a leak. Wat
Export increases to Rs. 108b in 10 monthsBy The Rising Nepal
The country’s export has improved significantly during the first ten months of the current fiscal year. According to the foreign trade statistics of the Department of Customs, export trade has increased by 32.19 per cent to Rs.108.479 billion in the first ten months of the current fiscal year compared to same period last fiscal year.
Country’s export growth increases 32.19 per cent in 10 months in FY 2077/078By RSS
The country’s export growth has increased 32.19 per cent in 10 months in the fiscal year, 2077/078 BS. The country exported goods worth Rs 108.4 billion in the period against Rs 82.46 billion worth of goods, according to data with the Department of Customs.
Flawless' purple-pink diamond fetches record $29.3M at auctionBy The Rising Nepal
15.81-carat gem, dubbed "The Sakura," fetched $29.3 million in Hong Kong to become the most expensive purple-pink diamond ever to sell at auction.
Chepang people forced to survive on wild tubersBy The Rising Nepal
Chepang villages in western parts of Makwanpur district are facing acute shortage of food. Food produced in the sloppy fields in the hills could meet the demand of maximum six months and for the rest of the time, people of the villages used to go to other places to work and earn money which was used to buy food and other essential goods.
Father, son duo scale Mt. EverestBy RSS
Sonam Sherpa, 16, and his father Purna Kumar (PK) Sherpa, of Maiwakhola Rural Municipality-4 in Taplejung district, reached the top of the 8,848.86-metres mountain at 8:50 am today, according to the Himalayan Guides Nepal Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd, which had facilitated them for the expedition.
Breathtaking scenes of Khumbu regionBy The Rising Nepal
With the ban lifting, more than 100 climbers have succeeded to conquer Mt Everest on Sunday. After the withdraw of the cyclonic storm Tauktae's effect the weather of Everest base camp is become fine.
FDI-based cement factories also seek finance from domestic banksBy The Rising Nepal
A study of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) published this week has found that the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)-based cement industries have raised significant amount of debt from the local banks in Nepal.
'Maize Zone Programme' effective in JhapaBy The Rising Nepal
Farmers in the Jhapa district are increasingly being attracted towards maize farming as the yields have significantly increased after the launch of the 'Maize Zone Programme' there.
Likhu-4 hydel dam collapsesBy The Rising Nepal
Dam of Likhu-4 Hydroelectricity Project got damaged during the testing on Friday morning. The dam of the 52.4-Megawatts (MW) project at Likhu River bordering Okhaldhunga and Ramechhap districts collapsed soon after water was sent to its channel on Thursday. About 90 per cent work of the project is completed. Civil works at the site are being handled by an India-based SSNR which has been constructing the dam, desilting chamber and other structures. Likewise, Nepali company South Asian Infrastructure...
COVID-19 related medical items' custom process becomes easyBy The Rising Nepal
The Department of Customs has taken a step to ease the process of clearance of COVID-19 related medical items in custom points.
Kapurkot farmers rear pigs commerciallyBy The Rising Nepal
At present, Bhakta Bahadur Gharti earns more than Rs. 1.2 million annually from selling pigs and piglets. According to him, a young piglet costs Rs. 5,000. Pigs are reared commercially in Ward Nos 2 and 3 of Kapurkot Rural Municipality.
Domestic production stressed to reduce cement importBy Laxman Kafle
Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has suggested opening additional cement industries with foreign investment. A report titled “Foreign Investment in Cement Industry in Nepal: A study of socio-economic impact” has shown that it would be appropriate to allow the opening of more cement industries with foreign investment to meet the growing domestic demand for cement by using the limestone mines available in Nepal and to reduce imports and promote exports.
NOC to use Price Stabilisation FundBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has decided to use the Price Stabilisation Fund to compensate for the current loss.
NEPSE posts marginal gain of 6.37 pointsBy The Rising Nepal
The NEPSE index increased by 6.37 points to close at 2,787.1 points on Thursday due to an increase in the share prices of the banks and financial institutions.
CAN suggests govt to allow home delivery of goodsBy The Rising Nepal
Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) Federation had expressed its concerns over the government restrictions to the home delivery of goods purchased from online shopping platforms. Issuing a statement on Thursday, it urged the government to give priority to the home delivery service in line with the postal services.