KATHMANDU, April 21: While parents who purchase text books for their children from bookstores receive up to 15 percent discount on their purchase, they do not get it if their children are studying in schools where books are provided by the school itself or by the bookstores recommended by the school.

TIA closed for 13 hours

April 21, 2018 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) remained closed for almost 13 hours from Thursday night to Friday morning after the aircraft of Malindo Air skidded off the runway while trying to take off.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The government has informed transport entrepreneurs that there is no option for them but to come under the Company Act as required by a cabinet decision, and claimed that the decision is aimed at ending  syndication in public transport.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that developing cross-border railways between Nepal and China is a priority for Nepal government.

Malaysian jet skids off TIA runway

April 21, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: A Boeing 737 of Malaysia's Malindo Air with 139 passengers and crew on board skidded beyond the runaway at Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:15 pm Thursday.

Agricultural lands lie fallow

April 21, 2018 02:30 am

DOTI, April 21: Until a few years ago, the lush green fields and high agricultural output earned Mauwa the recognition of the storehouse of Doti. However,  the once fertile fields have turned into barren land and bushy jungles now.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Six hundred eighty-four kilometers water supply pipeline has been installed so far under the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Non-Resident Nepali Association of Thailand (NRNA-Thailand) in partnership with Mega Bank Limited has announced to provide scholarships to 40 students in two earthquake-affected districts of Gorkha and Dolakha.

Plan International Nepal has proposed a project of Rs 8 billion allocating only about 10 percent of the budget for physical infrastructure development.

Deposits grew by Rs 72 billion, while lending saw a rise of Rs 68 billion Q3