Khalti Launches QR-Code Based Event Ticketing Facility

Kathmandu,March 18:Khalti, an emerging digital payment service provider in Nepal, has launched QR-code based event ticketing facility on its platform. Now, users can buy paperless event tickets from Khalti’s mobile app and website and make cashless payments. Khalti has introduced a dedicated ‘Event’ section on its app and website from where event organizers across Nepal can publish their events on Khalti’s platform, whereas, users can proceed to event ticket booking and payments. The launch of this feature has been...

Home of French wine and cheese in Kathmandu

Kathmandu,March 18: When you walk into Vino Bistro in Kathmandu you feel like you are entering into a  rustic European restaurant thousands of miles away. The ambiance is different from other restaurant found in Kathmandu. The tables made from wine barrels, neat wooden interior, warm lighting, cheese and wine (a lot of wines) is what you see when you enter this quaint paradise located in the alley near Hotel Radisson. The soft music in the background, along with the...

Data collection in Budhigandaki inundation area begins

Gorkha, March 14 (RSS): Data collection has begun in and around potential inundation area of the Budhigandaki Hydropower Project which is to be constructed as a national pride project. The project’s Resettlement and Rehabilitation Unit has initiated gathering data related to house, sheds, physical structures, fruit plants and other trees situated in inundation-affected areas in Gorkha and Dhading districts from Wednesday. Krishna Karki, chief of Project’s Resettlement and Rehabilitation Unit Siurenitar Office, shared the technicians of Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Building Division...

Bills, receipts worth Rs 122 million missing in the NTB

Kathmandu,March 13:An investigation claimed that bills and records worth around Rs 122 million are missing in the Nepal Tourism Board. The information was made public by the Office of the Auditor General. The Office had asked the NTB to provide them with the records, but NTB officials said that the records had gone missing. Deputy Auditor General Bishnu Prasad Rimal has said that officials at NTB lack fiscal discipline and an investigation should be made regarding the cause. Sources...

Japan Supports To Install Oxygen Generation And Distribution System In Dhankuta

Kathmandu,March 12:Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Masamichi Saigo signed a grant contract for the installation of an oxygen generation and distribution system for the District Hospital in Dhankuta. The grant contract was signed between the Embassy of Japan and Dr. Amitabh Thakur, Medical Superintendent of the hospital. The Project for the Installation of an Oxygen Generation and Distribution System for the District Hospital in Dhankuta is funded under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) of the...

Pre-investment summit receives encouraging response in Beijing

Beijing, Feb 26 : In its attempt to lure more Chinese investors and enterprises in Nepal as well as to prod the Chinese investing firms for their participation in the upcoming Nepal Investment Summit scheduled next month, the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing organised a pre-summit conference on Nepal Investment Summit on Monday. In the pre-summit, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Investment Board of Nepal Maha Prasad Adhikari, Ambassador of Nepal to China Leela Mani Paudyal and Nepal’s Deputy...

Nepal will seek funds for over two dozen projects in investment summit

Kathmandu, February 21 The Investment Board Nepal says it is preparing proposals for over two dozen big projects that the government will pitch in front of potential donors and investors during the investment summit. The government is planning to host the summit in Kathmandu next month in its fresh bid to attract more foreign direct investment so as to boost economic development in the country. The Board’s spokesperson Uttam Bhakta Wagle says the investments will be sought for projects...

Lawmaker demands ban on marijuana

Kathmandu,Feb 21:A lawmaker of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has demanded that the government remove the ban imposed on cultivation, trade and consumption of marijuana. Speaking at the House of Representatives meeting on Wednesday, Birodh Khatiwada said the government could earn a lot as many developed countries including the United States, Canada and Thailand have been selling marijuana legally, Abhiyan reports in a brief story.

Electronic cargo tracking system brought to implementation

Parsa, Feb. 15 (RSS): The Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) for goods being supplied from sea port in Kolkata to Nepal by rail was brought into force from today, the officials said. Deputy Chairman of Kolkata Port Trust Balji Arun Kumar said that the electronic cargo tracking for Nepal bound containers has started. According to Kumar, both the time and money of the suppliers would be saved with the inception of ECTS adding that it would reduce the procedural hassles...

President stresses export promotion to reduce trade deficit

Kathmandu, February 14 President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the promotion of export in the country in the wake of the ballooning trade deficit. President Bhandari said so while inaugurating the Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 jointly organised by the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Supplies and Ministry of Finance here today. President Bhandari underscored encouraging youth for developing entrepreneurship, creating conducive environment for investment, institutionalising the government services and putting in place vocational training...

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