Works at Upper Tamakoshi go on26 Mar, 2020
The construction work of 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydel Project is continuous despite the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown decision of the government to control it. Director of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project Dr. Ganesh Neupane said that ongoing work of the project had not been affected significantly due to the fear of coronavirus and lockdown decision of the government.
Trade to continue from Rasuwagadhi and Tatopani border points25 Mar, 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Finance will be carrying out the necessary coordination relating to the export and import of goods.
Demand for electricity declines due to lockdownBy Laxman Kafle
With the closure of the high electricity consumption sectors such as factories, hotels, commercial complexs and offices, power consumption has declined drastically, said Kul Man Ghising, managing director at Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).
Petroleum Dealers' Association says fuel to be given only for very essential purposesBy RSS
Association's president Lilendra Prasad Pradhan said the petrol pumps have been urged to supply petroleum products only for very essential purposes as per the government's request.
Govt assures smooth supply of daily goodsBy Laxman Kafle
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies has said that the government had managed the supply of essential goods in the market for the lockdown period that began from Tuesday morning.
Govt. urges industries producing essentials good to run in full capacityBy RSS
Issuing a press release today, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply urged the industries producing medicines, health equipment, daily essentials, drinking water, milk and petroleum products to run in the full swing though the government has announced a lockdown across the nation.
Virus yanks down daily wage earners24 Mar, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. People are staying home, away from the streets and markets.
Call to shut down newspapersBy RSS
Issuing a statement here today, Chapter President Bishnu Awasthi said the appeal has been made in order to protect all associated with media from the menace of Coronavirus or COVID-19.
Energy Minister Pun makes onsite visit of Upper TamakoshiBy RSS
Minister Pun along with the top officials of the Ministry and Nepal Electricity Authority reached the site to inspect the successful tests of descending. Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen Parbat Gurung and National Planning Commission Vice-Chairperson Dr Pushpa Kandel also made the onsite visit of the project.
EPF closes financial transactions until April 3By RSS
The EPF's decision in this regard aims to reduce the infection risks, said Rameshwor Shrestha, representative of the EPF's Pulchowk branch, adding that it however would continue essential services. A statement issued by the EPF also asked its members to stay on alert against the infection.
Gas distributors to maintain record22 Mar, 2020
LP Gas Industry Association has introduced a system to keep record of gas buyers with a view to discourage unnecessary stock of cooking gas by the consumers.
Covid-19 cripples tourism in Pokhara21 Mar, 2020
The hustling and bustling city of Pokhara is now deserted because of the Covid -19 pandemic.
Airports to have international standard sanitation: Civil Aviation Minister20 Mar, 2020
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, said the condition of sanitation at all the domestic airports in the country would be improved rapidly to meet the international standard.
Foreigners have to wait for further notice to trek in NepalBy RSS
The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has informed about the closure of distribution of trekking information management system (TIMS) cards until a further notice though a press statement today and with this, no foreign national will be eligible for trekking here. The decision comes into effect from today itself.
Airlines companies demand waiver of interest on bank loanBy RSS
A meeting of Airlines Operators Association of Nepal, an umbrella organisation of Air Service Operators' Companies, held on Thursday urged the banks and financial institutions to make arrangement to pay loan taken in foreign currency in Nepali currency.
Fuel tankers, trucks loaded with food grains enter Nepal freely20 Mar, 2020
The Jamunaha check post of Nepal-India border has been shut down stopping the cross-border entry of all passenger vehicles as a measure to prevent the entry of coronavirus. However, the goods carrying trucks and fuel tankers are moving across the border freely, which showed there would be no dearth of essentials items in Nepal.
Revenue collection slumps in Biratnagar customs officeBy RSS
During the period, the customs office was supposed to collect Rs 33.3 billion rupees.
Bhusal introduces policy to ensure 25% profit to farmers19 Mar, 2020
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has introduced an ambitious plan of ensuring minimum saving (profit) to farmers through the policy of minimum acceptance price in agriculture outputs with buy-back guarantee from the government.
Govt decides to close cinemas, dance bars, stadium, swimming pools, clubs18 Mar, 2020
The government has decided to shut down cinema halls, gyms, dance bars and clubs and other similar spots till April 30 to prevent possible spread of COVID-19.