Farmers in Mahottari elate after establishment of Agriculture Knowledge CentreBy RSS
Local farmers have no bound of happiness following the establishment and subsequent operation of an Agriculture Knowledge Centre at the district headquarters.
NEPSE index touches highest point in last three yearsBy The Rising Nepal
The capital market that opened after Dashain festival on Wednesday showed bullish trend with a major increment of 41.20 points in NEPSE index. The index that opened at 1,606.26 in the morning increased by 2.57 per cent to close at 1,647.45 points in the afternoon. With this increment, the NEPSE index has reached the highest position in the last three years. It is the highest position of the index after 10 August, 2017 when the index was at 1,653.53 points. Before Dahsain holidays, the NEPSE index...
Tatopani transit re-opensBy RSS
The Chinese side had closed the transit on October 6 citing detection of COVID-19 infection in some Nepali employees. Lorries would enter into Nepal only on Thursday although the transit resumed after meeting health guidelines following agreement between Nepal and China, said Lal Bahadur Khatri.
Chinese workers keep the construction work moving in Tanahun Hydel Project during DashainBy The Rising Nepal
Some 200 Nepali and 50 Chinese workers have been deployed in the construction site by Sino Hydro, a Chinese Company that had received the deal to construct the second package of the project.
Duduwa rural municipality building under construction at Rs 10 millionBy RSS
A well-equipped office building is being constructed over 20 kaththa land at ward-3, Bankatti where the rural municipality’s centre was located. The four-storied modern building is under construction at an estimated cost of Rs 102.21 million.
No Dashain Mela events this yearBy The Rising Nepal
Dashain is all about wearing new clothes and eating good food for Samjhana Karki, 23, of Balaju. But this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Karki and family are compromising with their Dashain celebrations. "As my dad got furloughed from his job, currently I am the only earning member of the family," said Karki, who works as a salesgirl in a cosmetic store. "But due to the pandemic, the cosmetic business has all dried up and the owner has said that my salary would also be compromised." Karki said...
Kailali farmers to get grants to start wheat farming on 1,335 hectares landBy RSS
Farmers in Tikapur, Kailali district will get grants to start wheat cultivation on 1,335 hectares of lands. The Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project will provide grants and help in wheat farming.
No reduction in goat demand in KathmanduBy Laxman Kafle
There has been no reduction in the demand for goats in Kathmandu Valley even amid the fear of COVID-19. “The inflow of people at the goat markets is encouraging for the last four days which shows the demand for goats will not be down in Kathmandu Valley this year’s Dashain compared to the consumption of last year,” said Dr. Banshi Sharma, Director General, Department of Livestock Services. He said that around 40,000 goats will be sacrificed in the Kathmandu Valley to celebrate Dashain this...
Energy minister for festivals without power cutsBy RSS
In a meeting today with NEA office bearers and the Energy Secretary Dinesh Kumar Ghimire, Minister Pun said he hoped to near no complaints from NEA customers.
85 industries, firms face musicBy RSS
Nepal Standards and Metrology Department has booked a total of 85 industries and commercial firms for not abiding by the Nepal Standards Act.
Rs 165 billion remittance in two monthsBy RSS
In the financial details of the recent two months the Nepal Rastra Bank made public on Wednesday, the remittance this year was reduced by 0.6 percent as compared to the same period last year.
Banks to remain closed during Dashain leavesBy RSS
Though the banks had opened their branch offices and service centred during the Dashain leaves last year, they decided not to open their branch offices this year showing the COVID-19 pandemic effects.
iPhones of latest entry in gadget marketBy The Rising Nepal
Nikhil Shrestha The smartphone market has gotten crazy competitive in the past few years – with manufacturers coming up with a suitable offering no matter what your budget is. And that’s a big win for the consumers; having more choices is always good in an economy. And the recent trend shows buyers skewing away from investing in flagship devices, but want something close for less money. This is a seemingly Nobel and an untapped market from the most renowned manufacturers. Now, 2020 has handed...
Fire at a petrol pump in BhairahawaBy The Rising Nepal
Everest Oil Suppliers, a gasoline station, at Siddhartha Municipality-8 in Rupandehi district has caught fire.
Public vehicles’ staffs required to wear face shieldsBy RSS
Vehicle staffs are required to follow the health directives issued by the Ministry of Health and Population mandatorily against the infection such as wearing face masks, gloves and using sanitizers among others.
Department of Commerce collects Rs 7.8 million in finesBy RSS
The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection (DCSCP) has collected revenue of over Rs 7.8 million in fines from businesspersons selling substandard goods and operating business illegally.
FMTC starts selling goats for Dashain at Rs. 500 per kgBy The Rising Nepal
The Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) has determined the rate of goats being sold from the company. The company has decided to not sell mountain goats this year.
Super Dordi 'B' hydel project 80 per cent completeBy RSS
Eighty per cent of works of Super Dordi 'B' Hydroelectricity Project has been completed so far. The 54-megawatt-capacity project is under construction at Dhodeni of Dordi Rural Municipality, Ward Number 6, in Lamjung district.
Handcraft business in Pokhara waiting to recoverBy The Rising Nepal
Lakeside is one of the major tourist sites in Pokhara Valley. Not only Nepalis but also people from countries across South Asia are found to be running their art-related businesses in the area, selling indigenous art and handcrafts representing their respective countries. Since March, when COVID-19-induced lockdown was enforced, the number of tourists visiting the city has declined sharply. And this has adversely impacted the handicraft business. However, the craftsmen have been keeping their hopes...
Scientific land mgmt for advancement of agriculture sector: Minister AryalBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal said on Sunday that scientific land management was necessary for the advancement of the agricultural sector. Minister Aryal made this remark while addressing the International General Assembly of the Network for Development of Agriculture Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific organised virtually today. Stating that there is a great potential in the agricultural sector of Nepal, Minister Aryal said that scientific...