Gautam Buddha Airport construction deadline extended till December 202005 Jul, 2020
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has extended the term of construction for the fourth time as the pandemic affected the supply of equipment from China. Earlier, the authority had extended the term for the third time up to the end of March 2020.
Gold, silver import declines by 50 per cent this fiscal year05 Jul, 2020
According to the statistics of the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC), import of gold dropped by 56.9 per cent to Rs. 13.63 billion and silver by 37.9 per cent to Rs. 9.34 billion during the review period compared to corresponding period last year.
Melamchi gears up for food sufficiency campaignBy RSS
Melamchi Municipality in Sindhupalchowk is all set to launch a campaign to promote local production of vegetables and foods. The campaign to be launched in line with the local government's policies and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year seeks to motivate people to produce vegetables and food by utilizing the lands left uncultivated for long.
Locusts invasion causes huge damage in ArghakhanchiBy RSS
Locusts destroyed maize crops cultivated in over 10,000 hectares of land in the district. Farmers are worried much after the continuous invasion of locusts for six days. The loss is equivalent to Rs 500 million.
NTB imparts online tourism protocol trainingBy RSS
Issuing a press statement on Friday, the Board shared that the training was conducted in coordination with the tourism related organisations to enforce the ‘Operational Guideline with Health Protocol for Tourism Sector’ that the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and NTB had prepared jointly.
Rice planting till end of June at 38 per centBy RSS
Till the end of June, 38 per cent rice transplantation was completed across the country and this was possible due to timely monsoon. The figure is around three times more rice plantation done during corresponding period last year.
Paddy plantation advancing across country03 Jul, 2020
Paddy plantation is going on in full swing across the country, thanks to the timely and regular rainfall. According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, paddy plantation has been completed in around 35.48 per cent paddy fields by Monday (June 29). Out of 1.37 million hectares of paddy field across the country, plantation has been completed in 486,662 hectares by Monday. “Paddy plantation activity across the country is moving encouragingly because of timely...
NEPSE witnesses negative circuitBy RSS
With 6.02 per cent fall, the NEPSE index reached to 1256.11 points. Even the sensitive index plunged by 17.99 points. A total of 142 companies made the transaction of Rs 530 million with total 1.61 million units of share.
65 small irrigation projects completeBy RSS
A total of 65 small irrigation projects have completed in Chitwan district. Among 135 such projects, 65 are now completed, according to Prime Minister agriculture modernization implementation unit.
Lockdown results in huge loss to tea estateBy RSS
With the enforcement of lockdown order to contain the further spread of coronavirus infection, the tea estates in Ilam district have lost a sizable income in the peak season to pluck the first flush.
NEPSE witnesses increase by 75 pointsBy RSS
The share market measuring body, NEPSE saw increase for the past two consecutive days. It however decreased by two digits last Monday, the day share market opened after a gap of around 100 days.
ADB approves $3 million grant to support Nepal against COVID-19By RSS
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to further support Nepal in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
NEPSE suspends share trading as prices hit new highBy RSS
The market had opened around after 100 days with a brief opening in the midst of the lockdown. In the second week of Baiskah, the market remained open for two days and was closed following a continuous fall.
Seti Hydel Project gets permission for power generationBy RSS
The Department of Electricity Development under the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation on Monday granted the permission to the project for the same.
Farmers worry over declining price of maizeBy RSS
Farmers in the district have been worried over the declining price of maize. The farmers who already suffered much with fall army worm in the maize are not getting proper price for their produce.
Panauti Municipality unveils schemes on livestock, agricultureBy Laxman Kafle
The municipality has allocated about Rs. 58.01 million for conducting various agricultural and livestock promotional programmes for the coming fiscal year.
Locusts fly back to Kaligandaki RM in Syangja making a larger group, start eating crops29 Jun, 2020
Khima Bahadur Thapa, Chairman of Kaligandaki Rural Municipality, said that the group of locusts had flown away on Sunday but returned to the same place in a larger number on Monday and started to eat crops all of a sudden.
Penstock pipe fixing at Tamakoshi project completes29 Jun, 2020
Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project being constructed in Lamabagar of Bigu Gaunpalika of Dolakha district has completed the most difficult task of fitting penstock pipes in its vertical tunnel.
Bumper paddy yield estimated in Kaski: ExpertsBy RSS
The rice experts have anticipated a bumper paddy yield in Kaski district this year due to favorable weather. According to Shalikram Adhikari, chief of Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Syangja, there were signs of a good paddy yield in Kaski this year. According to him, paddy was planted across 25,600 hectares of land in the district last year which had produced 95 metric tons of rice.