KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Yunnan International Exposition Affairs Bureau and Nepal-China Executives Council have announced to organize the China-South Asia Expo in Kathmandu from November 2 through 5. This is the first time the expo is being held outside China.

KOHALPUR, Oct 23: The tunneling work at Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project, a national pride project, has been started with the use of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). The machine, imported from China, is regarded an important value addition to the project, which has raised hopes of the contractor to complete the project work on time.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Each Nepali spends 13 percent of their average daily income on a plate of food, the second highest among the countries surveyed in South Asia, according to a recent World Food Programme (WFP) report entitled Counting the Beans: The True Cost of a Plate of Food Around the World. The average annual income of a Nepali is US$ 682 or Rs 88,786.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Around 300 thousand garlands have been imported from India for this Tihar festival. These garlands are only for use in Bhai Tika.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has issued seven-year development bond worth Rs 6 billion.

Prajapatis busy making clay lamps

October 19, 2017 04:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 19: The Prajapati community of Bhaktapur is busy making palcha or clay lamps for Tihar.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Flower traders have imported marigold garlands worth around Rs 9 million for the Tihar festival.

Floriculture flourishes in Illam

October 19, 2017 03:00 am

ILAM, Oct 19: Dhan Bahadur Pakhrin is probably one of the busiest men in the locality these days. His wife Ramila is also in no less hurry. With the arrival of Tihar, which is considered a festival of lights and flowers, the couple is busy selling marigold and globe-amaranth they grew in their farm. The business, they say, has been giving them immense joy and good money.

Carlsberg 6th in Forbes list

October 19, 2017 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Carlsberg Group, a brewery group established in 1847, has been ranked 6th in Forbes' 'World's Top Regarded Companies' list.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Louvre Abu Dhabi has signed the first platinum partnership with Etihad Airways. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is officially opening on November 11.