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Ayam Shrestha

Schools give no discounts on books to parents

April 21, 2018 07:21 AM

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.

Mid-sized buses to ply Gongabu-Sinamangal road from mid-June

April 19, 2018 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, April 19: Seventeen mid-sized buses were set to run across Kathmandu streets from the first day of New Year 2075 BS.

'We are trying to strenghten SUV section with Captur launch'

April 5, 2018 04:30 AM

Automobile brand Renault has gained ground in the country by establishing itself as one of the top three brands in the country in less than 18 months.

Jumla beans, buckwheat lie unsold in NFC warehouse

April 4, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, April 4: Hundreds of quintals of bean and buckwheat procured from Jumla are lying unsold in warehouse of Nepal Food Corporation (NFC).

Annual budget for pensions to touch Rs 300 billion in 10 years

April 1, 2018 08:20 AM

KATHMANDU, April 1 : The white paper on Nepal’s financial situation released last week by Minister for Finance Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada states that the yearly budget for pensions and retirement benefits will cross Rs 300 billion in the next 10 years. The paper states that the past five years have seen an increase in pensions by 156 percent.

Nothing moves on Budhi Gandaki hydro

March 31, 2018 08:26 AM

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister K P Oli had once indicated that under his premiership the decision of the previous government to cancel the license of China Gezhouba Group Corporation to construct the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant would be revised.

Analog cable TV switches off in urban areas

March 29, 2018 09:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 28: All cable operators in metropolitan cities, sub-metropolitan cities and municipalities switched to digital system from Wednesday.

Analog cable TV switches off in urban areas

March 29, 2018 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 29: All cable operators in metropolitan cities, sub-metropolitan cities and municipalities switched to digital system from Wednesday.

Two federations of jewelers sign unification agreement

March 26, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 26: Two associations of jewelers have signed an agreement to unify for forming a single umbrella body.

Rising imports show robust growth in construction sector

March 21, 2018 08:59 AM

KATHMANDU, March 21: There has been a steep rise in import of construction materials and industrial raw materials over the past two years. This indicates the construction and man ufacturing sector of the nation has at least been vibrant. A report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) suggests that the import of these materials has increased by more than double in the past two years.

Valley onion price drops to lowest in eight months

March 19, 2018 07:39 AM

KATHMANDU, March 19: The price of onions has plummeted over the past week in the Kathmandu Valley. The wholesale price for a kilogram of onion hovered around Rs 33 and Rs 35 last Sunday at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market. This Sunday, the price went down to an average of Rs 30 per kilogram.

NYC to assist thousands of youth entrepreneurs across the country

March 3, 2018 08:24 AM

KATHMANDU, March 3: National Youth Council (NYC) is set to extend its Youth Entrepreneurship Program to all 753 local levels of the country which will allow approximately as many as 7,530 enterprisers across Nepal to start their own venture.

Mega fruit and flower market may miss deadline, again

February 24, 2018 11:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Locals are not assured that the Fruits and Flower Mega Market at Chovar will be completed even in the new deadline.The deadline for construction work of the mega wholesale market of fruits and flowers is end of May, which is only 14 weeks away.

Tea exports grow by 26 percent

February 20, 2018 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The five-month protest in Darjeeling has become a boon for Nepali tea industries.

‘Ktm Valley consumes 40% of all vegetables produced in the country’

February 14, 2018 09:24 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: An estimated 40 percent of vegetables produced across the country come to markets in the Kathmandu Valley, a government data shows.

Egg price down to Rs 12 a unit

February 12, 2018 08:25 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The price of chicken eggs has come down by around 20 percent in the Kathmandu Valley.

Demand for rose increases for Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2018 09:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: With the arrival of Valentine's Day and the celebrations that urban youths start a week prior to this day, the sale of rose has increased drastically in the Kathmandu Valley, according to traders.

Nearly half of vegetables traded at Kalimati market from India

February 9, 2018 07:57 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nearly half of the vegetables and other edibles sold at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market - the largest fruits and vegetables market in the country -- are imported from other countries, data provided by Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board (KFVMDB) shows.

More Nepalis eating imported chocolate

February 8, 2018 06:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Tejashwi Shrestha, 7, came for grocery shopping with her parents at the Tripureshwar branch of Bhat-Bhateni Supermarket Wednesday afternoon. She briskly walked across the supermarket floor, but her feet stopped as she entered the aisle for candies and chocolates, and asked her mother to get her sweets. Among the plethora of chocolates in the store, those that the seven-year-old preferred were Kinder Joy, Gems and Dairy Milk, all imported chocolate brands.

Nepal’s exports grew 13% in first half of Fiscal Year 2017/18

February 3, 2018 08:04 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal’s exports increased by 13 percent in the first half of Fiscal Year 2017/18, datae from the Department of Customs (DoC) shows.