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  • 33.5 kilograms gold scam: Accused SSP Khatri appears in court

    Biratnagar, May 31 (RSS): Senior Superintendent of Police Shyam Khatri, a suspect in the 33.5 kilograms gold scam, who had been on the loose, presented himself to Morang district court today. The District Police Office has registered a case with the court against 63 suspects including Khatri in the scam. Other 31 accused are still on the run. —

    Nepal, Bangladesh officials discuss narrowing down trade imbalance

    Commerce officials of Nepal and Bangladesh during a meeting, in Kathmandu, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Photo: RSS   Kathmandu, May 30:  With an objective of finding ways and means to narrow down trade imbalance and enhance bilateral trade, officials of Nepal and Bangladesh are holding an intensive parley in Kathmandu. Nepal prioritises early resumption of smooth export of acrylic yarn to Bangladesh that had been barred since 2002 in the fourth Nepal-Bangladesh Commerce Secretary-level meeting that kicked off...

    Everest climbing over, more than 400 atop, Rs 361 million revenue

    Kathmandu,May 27: The government has raised the royalty of Rs 361 million from those climbing the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest this season. The climbing season gaining pace from this mid May lasted till now. In this short period of Spring, more than 400 people climbed the Mt Everest. Compared to the last year, the human loss is less this time. The Tourism Department had given permission for climbing 28 peaks this year. Most of the royalty was generated...

    Shesh Ghale ranked 81st richest person in Australia

    Kathmandu, May 25 : Non-Resident Nepali Shesh Ghale and his wife Jamuna Gurung have been ranked 81st in Australia’s Rich List 2018. In a data published by the Business Review Weekly on Thursday, Ghale secured the 81st position with the property of Australian $876 million. With this, he has reached even few inches closer to being enlisted as a billionaire. The former Non-Resident Nepalis Association Chair was ranked 101st with the valuables worth Australian $647 million in the data last year. Ghale’s...

    PM Oli urges to start deliberation in polices and programmes at NA

    Kathmandu, May 24 :  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed discussion on government’s policies and programmes for fiscal year 2018/19 in the National Assembly today. The policies and programmes were presented in the joint session of both Houses of parliament on May 21. Putting forth his view over the proposal, NA member Surendra Raj Pandey stressed the need of making clear the issues of means and resources for development, saying the policies and programmes was unclear. Similarly, Brishesh...

    Bhaktapur municipality generates over Rs 911 income in 10 months

    Kathmandu,May 24:  Bhaktapur Municipality has generated over Rs 911 million from various sources in the past 10 months alone in the current fiscal year 2074\75. The municipality’s expenditure stands at over Rs 781 in the same period, said Mayor Sunil Prajapati. The first municipal meeting held 11 months ago endorsed more than Rs 1.5 billion for the current fiscal year. The municipality has made income from Dekomiwa Itapake housing project in which it invested a loan of Rs 100...

    NARC starts research on developing aromatic rice

    Kathmandu, May 24 : Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has started research on developing aromatic rice species after the demand for such rice started to rise. The Agricultural Science Division under NARC has so far not recommended any seed of aromatic paddy species for farmers in the hilly region. Atit Parajuli, an agricultural scientist who works at the Rice Section under the Division, said that the demand for aromatic rice grains has grown in recent years for use in...

    Sri Lankan Food Festival on May 25

    Kathmandu, May 24:  Embassy of Sri Lanka and Hotel Yak & Yeti, in partnership with Qatar Airways,  Kathmandu are hosting a Sri Lankan Food Festival from Friday, May 25 to Saturday, June 2. The food festival will take place at Sunrise Restaurant, Hotel Yak & Yeti. The world famous Sri Lankan Chef, Publis Silva accompanied by his assistant chef will be joining the festival, according to the hotel  Sri Lankan cuisine is one of the most diverse cuisine in terms of flavours...

    Study begins for Kyirong-Kathmandu railway

    Kathmandu, May 22 A team consisting of Chinese and Nepali technicians has begun the preliminary feasibility study for the development of a railway project connecting Kyirong of Tibet to Kathmandu. The team began its work on Monday and is expected to submit its report by August end. The technicians, who work for China Railway for Survey and Design Institute, surveyed various parts of the Kathmandu Valley on Monday before heading to the border with officials from Nepal’s Department of...

    Main accused in gold smuggling case, Gore, arrested

    Kathmandu, May 22 (RSS): Chudamani Upreti alias Gore, the main accused in the smuggling of 33.5 kilogrammes gold, has been arrested. According to high-level police source, he was arrested in India on Monday and brought to Kathmandu. Police has been investigating into this case by giving high priority. The police will present him before the media by organising a press conference at the Ministry of Home Affairs at 12:30 pm today.

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