KATHMANDU, March 30 : Qatar Airways has received the ‘Airline of the Year’ award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards. Issuing a statement, the airways said that it was recognized for its innovative service, hospitality and leading product design.
Kenichi Yokohama, chief of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Nepal Representative Mission (NRM), has completed his tenure in Nepal. He is moving to New Delhi, India for his next assignment. Before flying to New Delhi to take over his next assignment, Yokohama talked with Kuvera Chalise of Republica on his experiences in Nepal, ADB-funded projects and the long-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, March 30: The Special Court has convicted 20 employees of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), including two former managing directors Rameshwar Yadav and Jivendra Jha, in the substandard transfer procurement case.
KATHMANDU, March 30: While banks have heaved a sigh of relief after the regulation issued the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) allowed them to use their funds to extend credits even without getting new deposits, the real problem of 'credit crunch' is yet to go away as their deposit base has not expanded significantly.