Home delivery of food in Ghorahi03 Apr, 2020
The sub-metro has started delivering essential food items like grains, vegetables, dairy and fruits to people’s houses itself, eliminating the need for them to come out at all.
Morang poultry farmers fail to sell chicken03 Apr, 2020
The farmers said that they were unable to sell their chicken aged up to 56 days after the lockdown imposed to control the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus puts tea industries out of gear03 Apr, 2020
The lockdown put into effect to save people from the coronavirus pandemic has put the tea factories out of work.
NA aircraft leaves for China to bring medical stuffs02 Apr, 2020
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) General Manger Devendra KC shared that the chartered plane would fetch the medical equipment as ordered by the Ministry of Health and Population to fight against the possible outbreak of COVID-19. The aircraft is scheduled to return to Kathmandu by this night itself.
Govt announces 25% transportation subsidy for agro products02 Apr, 2020
The government has announced 25 per cent subsidy on transportation of agro products to the market.
NOC slashes price of petroleum products by 10 percentBy RSS
However, price of cooking gas remains unchanged, said NOC's spokesperson Binit Mani Upadhyaya. The price decrement follows price fall of petroleum products in the international market, NOC said.
Locals force Upper Tamakoshi to halt construction work31 Mar, 2020
The national pride project had been continuing the construction work with the application of various precautions amidst the fear of the coronavirus pandemic and implementation of lockdown since a week ago.
Private sector welcomes relief package announced by government31 Mar, 2020
The private sector has welcomed the relief measures announced by the government and the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). At a time when the country’s economy has been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading across the world, the government and the NRB have brought the relief packages in terms of financial and policy level facilities for the affected sector.
Lockdown halts construction of 9 hydro projects in Lamjung30 Mar, 2020
Works of those hydropower projects have been shut down after the enforcement of lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
FPCR-N calls for smooth supply of essential goodsBy RSS
The Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights- Nepal (FPCR-N) has urged the government to make arrangements for the smooth and easy supply and distribution of daily essentials to the consumers during the situation of lockdown.
Valley retailers seek passes to run their shops for fixed hoursBy Laxman Kafle
Retailers in the Kathmandu Valley said that they were unable to open shops selling essential goods as per the direction of the government in absence of special passes issued for individual traders as special service providers.
Poultry business in crisis amid lockdown29 Mar, 2020
Poultry farming in the district has fallen into crisis following the implementation of nationwide lockdown. The poultry farming has been affected badly due to the shortage of feed while the sales of chicken has been halted by the lockdown effective from Tuesday, said poultry farmers. According to poultry farmer of Dovantar, Kamalamai Municipality-4, Ramchandra Karki, sales of chicken had almost stopped due to lockdown.
Food producers seek govt support to keep supply chain intact28 Mar, 2020
Issuing a press statement, the association has formally requested all three levels of government to coordinate in facilitating the operation of the industry and maintaining supply of the produced goods.
Bottling plants begin to supply half-filled gas cylinders28 Mar, 2020
As per the direction of the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the gas bottling plants have started supplying the half-filled gas cylinders in the market. With this, a cylinder will come with 7.1 kg of liquefied petroleum gas instead of 14.2 kg standard weight. It is a method tested during the crisis of petroleum products during the 2015 border blockade.
Trucks loaded with essential goods continue to enter Nepal27 Mar, 2020
More trucks loaded with essential goods have entered Nepal through Bhairahawa Customs Point on Thursday after officials of Nepal and India agreed for uninterrupted import and export of essential commodities between the two countries.
French Embassy flies 59 French nations to Kathmandu from PokharaBy RSS
These French tourists were left stranded in various places in Pokhara and trekking circuits in the region after the government enforced a week-long nation-wide lockdown to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Trucks loaded with essential goods continue to enter Nepal26 Mar, 2020
A meeting of customs officials and customs agents of both countries and Trans Nepal on Wednesday evening had decided to facilitate import and export between the countries without any restriction.
Nine Gas bullets enter Nepal26 Mar, 2020
The bullets were returning from Gonda gas refilling plant in India on Wednesday afternoon, but the Indian border security SSB had stopped them at the border.