Works at Gautam Buddha Int'l Airport halted due to shortage of construction materialsBy RSS
Construction works have halted at the Gautam Buddha International Airport here due to the shortage of the river-based construction materials. The airport is being expanded into an international airport and it is a national pride project.
Unprecedented socioeconomic measures imperative to reduce COVID-19 effects: Finance Minister Dr KhatiwadaBy RSS
"The crises in the past were either human or financial and occurred over times. But the present crisis is both the human and economic together," he observed, adding that it has wider area with bigger intensity.
FNCCI seeks concession in power tariff10 Apr, 2020
The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) should provide electricity at concessional rates for the six months after the industries resume operation, the business body demanded in its recommendations for the economic rehabilitation submitted to Minister for Finance Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Friday.
Work on Bhairahawa Airport in progress10 Apr, 2020
At a time when most of the construction projects across the country have been halted due to the nationwide lockdown enforced to fight against COVID-19, construction work of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa is in progress at a fast pace.
Poultry business facing losses above Rs 220 million daily due to lockdownBy Laxman Kafle
The nationwide lockdown enforced to control and prevent the COVID-19 from March 24 has affected the poultry sector severely, said Guna Chandra Bista, president of Poultry Federation of Nepal.
Bhatta inspects wholesale markets09 Apr, 2020
Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekhraj Bhatta Wednesday inspected the wholesale market and inquired about the stock of essential goods with the wholesalers. Minister Bhatta along with secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Baikuntha Aryal, Director General of the Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection Netra Prasad Subedi observed the wholesale market in Kalimati and Kuleshwor areas and inquired about the present stock of daily goods in their...
Full cooking gas cylinders to be available from SundayBy RSS
NOC spokesperson Binitmani Upadhyay shared that the LPG companies will be allowed to fill LPG cylinders to the full from Thursday.
Food supply continues in Karnali08 Apr, 2020
According to office of Food Management and Trading Company Limited in Nepalgunj, the company has started to supply rice to Humla district by air following the shortage of rice in the district.
Banks in Kavre to open for four days08 Apr, 2020
Chief district officer Timilsina said that all banks and financial institutions operating in the district would provide their service from 11 am to 1 pm from April 9 to 12.
Minister Bhatta visits food stores, urges traders for convenient supply to customers08 Apr, 2020
Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekhraj Bhatta and his team have been visiting several food stores in the Kathmandu Valley to inspect the stores and have been instructing the concerned persons to make sure general public avail food items without hindrance.
WB gives US$29M support to fight COVID-1908 Apr, 2020
The World Bank has approved a fast-track US$ 29 million support to Nepal for COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project.
Police nabs Agarwal on charges of black marketing07 Apr, 2020
A special squad deployed by the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) detained Agarwal from Naxal this morning.
KMC assigns 11 places for operation of vegetable marketBy RSS
In a bid to minimise crowding at the Balkhu and Kalimati vegetable market, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has assigned 11 various places as vegetable sales outlet.
Rautahat banks resume business06 Apr, 2020
The Rautahat local administration has allowed the banks to open for three days in a week for a certain period by adopting safety measures, said Chief District Officer, Basudev Ghimire.
Bhairahawa Customs collects Rs 290 million plus in 12 days05 Apr, 2020
The office collected Rs 292.5 million in revenue from March 24 to April 4, according to the information section at the office.
Charaudi vegetable centre sans traders05 Apr, 2020
With the reduction of flow of traders from Kathmandu and Pokhara, the local traders have been compelled to sell vegetables at cheaper rates.
Construction sector hit hard by lockdown05 Apr, 2020
Contractors say that about 75 per cent of ongoing construction projects are likely to close down for the rest of the current fiscal year due to the nationwide lockdown. “The works of a large number of the projects under construction are likely to resume within this fiscal year as many workers went home due to the fear of COVID-19,” said Rabi Singh, president of the Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN).
Kalimati vegetable market shuts down retail shops05 Apr, 2020
Aiming to control crowd of people at the Kalimati Fruit and Vegetable Market, the retail and farmers’ market, running inside the market premises, has been closed down from Saturday. According to Binaya Shrestha, information officer at Kalimati Fruit and Vegetable Market Development Board (KFVMDB), mark
Just rising from damage of 2015 quake, Singati faces hard times due to lockdown04 Apr, 2020
Due to the lockdown, locals who have just built their earthquake-damaged structures by taking loans from banks and cooperatives are facing problem to pay their loans.
Panauti municipality establishes food bank to cope with COVID-19 crisisBy RSS
Panauti municipality in Kavrepalanchowk has established a 'food bank' targeting vulnerable communities during the nationwide lockdown amidst the heightened risk of COVID-19. The process to distribute foodstuffs collected in the bank to the needy has begun today,