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US provides $1.8 million engineering equipment to Nepal

KATHMANDU: The US today provided heavy engineering equipment worth $1.8 million to Nepal for developing infrastructure at a key training

After TIA crisis‚ PM urges for 2nd int’l airport

KATHMANDU: After two and half days of the incident, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala expressed his concern over crass-landing of the

NOC hikes petro price

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has hiked the price of the petroleum products today based on the new price

Entrepreneurs agree to slash transport fare by Re 1 only 

KATHMANDU: The transport entrepreneurs have decided to reduce the transport fare only by Re 1 instead of the government-decided rate

Nepal Airlines launches first route to India

KATHMANDU: Nepal Airlines has launched its fifth international route from Kathmandu (KTM) and first to India. On 27 February, the

India, Nepal to start Varanasi-Kathmandu bus service from Thursday

KATHMANDU (PTI): India and Nepal are launching a direct bus service between Varanasi and Kathmandu from Thursday, linking the two

Ease norms for workers’ recruitment, Nepal urged

By Usha Wagle Gautam, DOHA: Qatar has urged Nepal to ease emigration procedures to make recruitment from the Himalayan country

Nepal extends deadline for design, supervision of 335-MW Upper Arun,…

KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest to provide detailed engineering design and construction

World Bank approves USD 65 million aid for education in…

KATHMANDU: The World Bank has approved USD 65 million as assistance for higher education reforms in Nepal to help address

IPB approves development of hydropower projects

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has approved the development of hydropower projects in the county. The proposal to

Nepal to receive more funds from India for river embankment

KATHMANDU: The Indian government has decided to release an additional Nepali Rs700mn ($6.6mn) for the remaining embankment extension along Lalbakaiya,

Nepal to probe black money accounts

KATHMANDU: Nepal has initiated a probe into the alleged illegal deposit amounting to Rs 5.5 billion by eight Nepali nationals

IPB approves foreign investment for hydropower projects 

KATHMANDU: The Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has granted approval for inflow of foreign investment to Upper Kaligandaki Hydropower Project. Today´s

Bangladesh, Nepal to sign bilateral trade agreement in Expo 2015

DHAKA: Nepal Expo 2015 has begun at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall from Wednesday. Minister for Commerce and Supplies, Sunil Bahadur

Nepal Set To Sign US$698-Million Aid Pact

KATHMANDU: The United States and Nepal are set to sign a 'compact agreement' to provide an additional US$698 million aid

Chaudhary placed at 1,306th position on Forbes’ billionaire list

KATHMANDU: Nepali businessman Binod Chaudhary has made it to the Forbes’ billionaire list this year too.  According to ‘The 2015

Rupee gains, gold price down

KATHMANDU: Nepali rupee gained 20 paisa against the US dollar this week, as the Indian currency with which rupee is

Four Saarc nations to ink pact on seamless transit

KATHMANDU: A sub-regional agreement, which was also expected to be signed in parallel to the SAARC Transport Agreement, will allow

Nepal urges India to give more market access to its…

Hyderabad: Faced with a huge trade deficit with India, Nepal has urged New Delhi to give more market access to

ADB asks Nepal to draft constitution at the earliest

KATHMANDU: The Asian Development Bank today appealed to Nepal's government and warring political parties to draft a constitution at the