KATHMANDU, July 6: The budget allocated district-wise for irrigation and coping with water-induced disasters in the next fiscal year has been increased disproportionately in Saptari, home district of Minister for Irrigation Umesh Yadav. He was elected from Saptari constituency no. 3 on a CPN (Maoist Centre) ticket.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Market monitoring officials were in for a surprise when they reached Balkhu Vegetables Market on Tuesday for market inspection.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Government of India has extended a support of Rs 22.4 million for restoration of historical and cultural sites in Lalitpur.

Ncell reduces call rate to India

July 5, 2016 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, July 5: Ncell has launched a new scheme 'India Calling’, lowering call tariff to India by 33 percent to Rs 1.99 per minute (excluding taxes), down from Rs 2.99 per minute.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Butwal-based Paramount English Boarding Higher Secondary School has been declared the champion of the western region in 'Real School of Nepal' contest organized by Dabur Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Pinnacle Brands has opened two international franchise stores -- Amrapali Jewels and Planet Fashion -- on the ground floor of Civil Mall, Sundhara. Amrapali is a leading global brand with stores in USA, UK Japan and India.

Micromax launches Q349 phone

July 5, 2016 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 5: Micromax has lunched Q349 (Canvas Selfie 4) smartphone having 5-inch high definition display.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The controversy over an Indian couple allegedly doctoring photos to get a certificate for successfully scaling Mt Everest has exposed real flaws in the process of issuing such certificates to climbers.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Albeit late, stakeholders have started showing concern on security issues attached to Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas cylinder.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Country's private sector has opposed the electricity tariff hike decision, saying that it would erode competitiveness of Nepali industries.