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Kushal Basnet

Kushal recently completed Grade XII from Golden Gate International College, Kathmandu.

59 vehicles taken under control

March 16, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government on Thursday took 59 public vehicles under its control from different parts of the country, as a new rule to ban public vehicles older than 20 years kicks in.

Supplies department will not be dissolved: Govt

March 15, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 15: Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS) has clarified that the government does not have any plan to dissolve the Department of Supplies and Protection of Consumers' Interest (DoSMPCI).

Public vehicles older than 20 years to stay off the roads from Thursday

March 14, 2018 07:01 AM

KATHMANDU, March 14: The government decision to put a ban on public vehicles older than 20 years is coming into effect from Thursday. Officials of Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said that all preparations have been made for effective implementation of the decision.

17,700 tempos registered in Fiscal Year 2016/17

March 12, 2018 08:04 AM

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Increasing registration of new tempos has left the officials of Department of Transport Management (DoTM) baffled.

Cement factories found flouting quality standards

March 6, 2018 08:10 AM

NBSM takes action against seven industries

Cetamol to hit Nepali market at a rupee a tablet

March 3, 2018 10:09 AM

KATHMANDU, March 3: The revived Nepal Drugs Ltd (NDL) is going to introduce Cetamol, its once renowned paracetamol tablets, in the Nepali market for a price of one rupee per tablet.

The price of onion drops to normal levels

March 2, 2018 09:30 AM

KATHMANDU, March 2: Price of onion has started coming down to normal levels after reaching a record high level in the domestic market. In the past few months, price had risen exorbitantly due to curbing of onion export by India, which is the main supplier of onion in the country.

Festival of colors becomes boon for street vendors

March 1, 2018 08:24 AM

KATHMANDU, March 1: Arrival of Holi, festival of colors, has increased business activities in traditional city centers of Kathmandu. Basantapur, which is popular among people celebrating Holi, is seeing a fair transactions of goods related to the celebration.

Majority of local bodies still to hire IT officers

February 27, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Many local bodies across the country are still to recruit Information Technology (IT) officers even though it has already been three months since the government directed them to hire technical hands.

Government bodies yet to make headway in Durbar Marg tax row

February 24, 2018 08:48 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Reluctance of government agencies to pursue the case of tax evasion against nine outlets of 'branded' goods in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, has been putting off the case from being closed.

20 LP gas plants show reluctance to submit documents

February 22, 2018 11:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As many as 20 liquefied petroleum (LP) gas bottlers have not yet submitted their documents to the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) for Nepal Standard (NS) certification.

Over 200,000 await digital driving licenses since months

February 22, 2018 07:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Distribution of digital driving licenses has been a problem ever since the new system was introduced in December 2015. Over 200,000 people are yet to receive their digital driving licenses from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) due to the shortage of smart cards, according to officials of the department.

CAN Info-Tech attracts youths in droves

January 28, 2018 08:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: CAN Info-Tech 2018 has seen a fair flow of visitors on the third day among the exhibitions taking place at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu. The fair, a mega event of information and communication technology (ICT) sector, has succeeded in attracting mostly youths.

Hiring of IT staff by 753 local units to create jobs

January 24, 2018 07:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Local governance units across the country are hiring information technology (IT) officers of late, creating a wave of job opportunities in this sector which had long been seeing low manpower demand.

Net neutrality law, not an urgent need: NTA

January 22, 2018 08:35 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Though Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) is drafting a regulation for 'net neutrality', a senior official of the telecommunication sector regulator said that the regulation is not an urgent need.

LP gas bottlers on track after NBSM raid

January 20, 2018 08:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas bottlers are on track after an aggressive raid by Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM).

Indian, Chinese fruits dominate Nepali market

January 13, 2018 07:39 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Nepali fruit market is dominated by fruits imported from India and China as domestic production is far less than the market demand.

'Nepal Power Investment Summit 2018' from Jan 27

January 12, 2018 01:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Energy Development Council (EDC) is organizing Nepal Power Investment Summit 2018 in Kathmandu on January 27-29. The event is being organized with the slogans '40,000 MW in 10 years' and 'Assemble Electric in Nepal'.

Expiry date of LPG cylinders lacks monitoring

January 6, 2018 08:56 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government’s monitoring agencies have not been inspecting the expiry date of LPG cylinders -- the household cooking gas cylinders -- in the market, which is an obligatory safety practice for such cylinders, it has been learned.

Use of pesticides still rampant

January 3, 2018 08:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Awareness programs aimed at curbing use of pesticides and insecticides have largely been a failure.