KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index recovered 4.27 points this week to close at 1,288.36 points. Though the stocks have been falling rapidly in the last few days, there was relatively a less volatility in the market this week.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Political and business leaders have said that the integration among the South Asian countries is a key to attract foreign direct investment from within the region and also from the rest of the world.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Newly-appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali informed that the government has started preparations to ensure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Nepal in 2018.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Following the re-election of President Bidya Bhandari last week, the incumbent Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, too, is poised to get reelected to the post for the next five years on Sunday
RAJBIRAJ, March 18: Stating that the political parties continue to keep them in the shadow and do so deliberately, Dalits in Madhes warned amid a formal program on Monday that they would raise their voice against this kind of severe and 'countrywide' discrimination.
Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced in the House of Commons that Russia was “highly likely” to have been involved in the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter.
Cover Photo: March 12: Rescue teams next to a wreckage of a plane that crashed in the country’s only International Airport. 51 passengers were killed and 20 sustained injuries. US-Bangla Airlines has suspended flights to Kathmandu indefinitely after its plane crashed at TIA. Visiting Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to discuss the US-Bangla passenger airplane fatal crash. Photo: Keshab Thoker