World Bank, ADB want to invest in major projects in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 29 Representatives of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank say they want to invest in major projects in Nepal. Representatives of the banks, who are taking part in the Nepal Investment Summit in Kathmandu, said they want to invest in long-term projects that can usher in economic development in the country. Speaking at the Investment Summit on Friday, Vice President of Asian Development Bank, Shixin Chen said that ADB-funded projects such as Melamchi Drinking Water...

Investment Summit kicks off

Kathmandu, March 29 : The Investment Summit, organised to attract foreign investments to serve the government’s goal of economic prosperity, has kicked off in the capital city of Kathmandu this morning. Prime Minster KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the Summit at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza in Kathmandu. Total 77 projects including 50 from the government and 27 from private sector are being showcased in the Summit. Security situation has been beefed up in Kathmandu targeting the Summit. The Summit is expected to be...

Unified security plan for Investment Summit

Kathmandu, March 28 The government has enforced a unified security plan in Kathmandu Valley in view of the two-day Investment Summit-2019 starting on Friday. The Summit, aimed to attract foreign investment in Nepal thereby aiding to economic prosperity of the country, is scheduled for March 29 and 30 in Kathmandu. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the government has adopted special security measures to ensure law and order during the event. The Ministry’s Spokesperson Ram Krishna Subedi shared...

CG Foods and Glocal Signs Agreement for Glocal Teen Hero 2019

Kathmandu,March 28 : CG Foods and Glocal Pvt. Ltd. signed an agreement to move together to continue the initiation of Glocal Teen Hero as Wai WaiGlocal Teen Hero 2019 amidst a MoU signing function held on March 25, 2019 in Kathmandu. Speaking amidst the program, G.P. Sah, CEO, CG Foods at Chaudhary Group said that they are glad to continue collaborative hand to appreciate, recognize the glory, support system for teenagers who are contributing to bring out positive change...

Tourism Department collects around Rs 40 million in four days

Kathmandu, March 27: The Department of Tourism has collected revenue of around Rs 40 million in four days from the mountain climbing permits. The Department has been issuing the permit for spring since March 23. As said by Department’s Mountaineering Section’s staff Rameshwor Niraula, over Rs 390 million has been collected in four days from the permits for several peaks including the Mount Everest and of the amount, Rs 353 million is from the permit for the Everest climbing. The...

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...

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