3 billion budget for tourism development in Bagmati stateBy RSS
The budget managed by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, will be spent to construct necessary infrastructures and publicity campaign.
Dharan hosts first commercial zip flyer adventure in state 1By RSS
Deputy Mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City Manju Bhandari made the 45-seconds-long maiden ride from Bhedetar to Debhithan.
Severe cold ruins coffee farms in Kavre08 Mar, 2020
he coffee farmers in Kavrepalanchowk, a district famous for coffee production, are worried after the coffee plants started dying due to extreme cold. While many locals of the district are dependent on coffee cultivation for livelihood, the extreme cold has left them heartbroken. “The major source of income here is coffee cultivation. But, more than 2,000 coffee plants died due to the extreme cold,” said Lok Bahadur Ghalane, a local coffee farmer in Khanikhola Gaunpalika of the district.
Minister Bhatta warns of action against creating artificial shortage of essentialsBy RSS
On the occasion, Vice President of the Nepal Chamber of Commerce Kamalesh Kumar Agrawal stressed the need for cooperation between the government and private sector to minimise impact of coronavirus that is fast spreading across the world.
No need to stop international flights at the moment: CAANBy RSS
Nepal has to follow the global standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). However, that is not obligatory to a sovereign country. Nepal can take appropriate decision on its own as and when needed.
NT strengthens mobile data systemBy RSS
As the company said, it has installed a new PCF system and its old customers have been migrated to an upgraded mechanism.
Coronavirus fear: 'Govt says enough stock of essentials'By RSS
The government's act aims to contain artificial shortage of essentials amidst fear of coronavirus (COVID-19) which is fast spreading across the globe. The World Health Organisation has put Nepal at high risk of the virus. The Ministry said the Food Management and Trading Company Ltd. has 25,669 metric tonnes of rice in stock.
There is stock of medicines to last for over three months: APPONBy RSS
Organising a press conference here today, APPON shared information that there is stock of medicines, raw materials as well as other materials required for medicines for more than three months.
Gold price sets another record, reaches Rs. 82,500 per tola06 Mar, 2020
According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association (FENEGOSIDA), the gold price went up by Rs 1,800 per tola in a day's span.
Banks to pay interest on gold deposit06 Mar, 2020
Nepali citizens can now put gold in banks as interest-earning deposit. Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the country’s central bank, introduced the gold deposit scheme by issuing a directive Thursday to the commercial banks.
Pharmacies face music for selling masks at higher prices05 Mar, 2020
The department has mobilised a joint market monitoring team inside the Kathmandu Valley to control the artificial price hike of masks and take action against the suppliers who have created an artificial shortage of masks in the market.
Indushankar Sugar Mill makes payment worth Rs 500 million to farmersBy RSS
In the first phase starting from December 27, 2019 to January 24, 2020, Rs 500 million was paid to the farmers, said company's manager Yog Narayan Rajak. Established in 1984 in Sarlahi, the factor resumed its operation from December 27, 2019.
Exhibitions go virtual as virus spreads05 Mar, 2020
Fine wines and hipster gin. Hunting rifles and knives. Contemporary paintings and million-dollar sports cars. They’re all marketed at trade events that are quickly going dark across the globe due to the new coronavirus - and taking with them sales opportunities that may be difficult to make up.
COVID-19 fallout: Sauraha hotels start cutting down staffBy RSS
According to Bhattarai, around half the number of hotels in Sauraha have send 50 per cent of their staff on leave with the dwindling number of visitors and hotel bookings. The hotels here have employees ranging from 10 to 70.
Price of iron, steel fluctuating in market ‘depending on demand’04 Mar, 2020
Price of iron has been fluctuating in the domestic market over months. The price of iron and steel has, of late, been fluctuating by Rs. 10-15 per kilogram in the market
COVID-19 fallout: Government suspends labour permits for time-beingBy RSS
It is said the government took this decision as the coronavirus (Covid-19) which broke out from China has spread globally.
Binod earns Rs. 1.5 million from lemon farm03 Mar, 2020
Financial condition of Binod Kumar Wasti of Aahale, in Letang Municipality- 9, Morang, has changed after he started cultivating lemon. Wasti has been earning Rs. 1.5 million annually by selling lemon.
Nepal's mountaineering tourism highlighted at 'Mountain World' festival in GermanyBy RSS
Documentaries of touristic heritages of different countries including Nepal, Vietnam, Mongolia, Germany, Austria, Peru, Namibia, India and Iran were screened in the festival organised at the coordination of German-Nepal Friendship Association and Consulate General of Nepal in Cologne.
Sugarcane farming done in 81,000 hectares of land but not prosperingBy RSS
Though Nepal is in the 33rd position among the countries producing sugarcane in the world, sugarcane farming is not prospering in this situation also.
Tourist arrival dismal at Banke National ParkBy RSS
At a time when the government has been marking the Visit Nepal Year 2020, the youngest national park, Banke National Park (BNP), is yet to see the number of tourists as expected earlier. The park was established a decade back in view of tigers' habitat and biological route.