Nuwakot – based organizations launch anti-corruption drive

Trishuli (Nuwakot), Sept 9: A campaign has been launched to rid the district of corruption with participation of people’s representatives and the government employees. Eight different organizations based in the district are spearheading the anti – corruption drive which kicked off on Friday from Bidur, the district headquarters. The people’s representatives and government employees signed a campaign letter against corruption to launch the anti – corruption programmes. District Coordination Committee Chief, Santaman Tamang, said he was joining the campaign...

Nepali embassy in Bangladesh supports flood victims

Kathmandu, Sept 8: The Embassy of Nepal in Dhaka, Bangladesh has provided 500 thousand rupees in support of the flood-affectedpeople of Nepal. The employees at the embassy collected the amount and handed over to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday, according to the PrimeMinister’s senior media advisor, Govinda Pariyar. The amount was collected on the initiatives of the Nepalese ambassador to Bangladesh, Dr Chop Lal Bhusal. Rs 513 thousand 339 has been deposited in the Prime Minister Disaster...

Chinese companies fail to keep investment promises

Kathmandu, September 7 At the investment summit hosted by the Nepal government on March 6 this year, China became the country to promise the biggest investment for development projects in Nepal. In total, various Chinese companies promised to invest Rs 830 billion. Most of Chinese investors had promised to invest in roads, mines and hydropower. Exactly six months have passed since the conference, but Nepal has not received a penny from them. Neither have the companies started any legal...

Agro cold store construction

Damg, Sept 7: Farmers of the Rapti rural municipality do not need to roam in markets for the sale of their agro products and purchase of seeds, fertilizers and agriculture inputs. The farmers’ woes have come to an end for the sale and purchase of agro items after the construction of cold store with the financial support from the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project Super Zone. The cold store was constructed with the financial assistance of Rs 2.64 from...

FNCCI President Rana pledges to bring Palpa’s staple products to international market

Rampur (Palpa), Sept 6: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) President, Bhawani Rana, has pledged to internationalize the trade of Palpa’s staple products of Dhaka, Karuwa and ginger. Inaugurating the Golden Jubilee of the Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry here, Rana said the trade of the staple products will contribute towards country’s economic prosperity. He added that the FNCCI remained committed in its effort to export the Nepali products to India and China. Stating that...

NRB to distribute new notes from Sept 13

Kathmandu, September 5 Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has decided to distribute new currency notes to the general public in view of the upcoming Dashain festival from September 13. The central bank said today that the general public can exchange new notes worth up to Rs 27,000 from the counters of its Currency Management Department from next week. As per NRB, the general public can get the exchange facility for notes of five rupees, Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50 and Rs...

Cow farm and cheese factory in operation in Mustang

Kobang (Mustang), Sept 4: A cow farm and a cheese factory have come into operation in Thasang rural municipality-2 in Mustang district. Dhaulagiri Gurusamphu Agriculture Cooperative operates the cow farm and cheese factory. Cooperatives chairman Nar Bahadur Hirachan said that they have brought the cow farm and cheese factory into operation to decrease import by supplying dairy products from Mustang, to create employment and to increase income.  He said that import of milk from Pokhara has decreased with the...

Biggest ever gold seizer worth Rs 430 million in Kathmandu

September 04, 2017  KATHMANDU: Police arrested a man in possession of 88 kilograms gold from Chhetrapati in Kathmandu in the wee hours of Monday. During a press meet organised in the Capital, police made public Manoj Adhikari who was arrested with 88 kg of undeclared precious yellow metal. It is the biggest haul of smuggled gold ever seized in Nepal, according to SSP Diwesh Lohani at the Metropolitan Crime Division of Nepal Police. Acting on a tip off, a police...

Provincial and central elections necessary for constitution’s implementation: Minister Basnet

Nagarkot, Sept 3: Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Ambika Basnet, has said the provincial and central elections are necessary for the constitution’s implementation to take its course. Inaugurating the Fifth Annual General Assembly (AGM) of Radheshyam Jonche Academy here in Bhaktapur, Minister Basnet stressed on need for effort from all quarters to make the two elections a success. Basnet took the occasion to appeal to the Nepali Congress cadres to move forward by correcting the weakness seen in...

Finance Minister Karki urges for more investment

Kathmandu, Sept 1: Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki today urged the prompt investment in various sectors as the country’s economy has started witnessing ‘positive indicators’. “At present, country’s economy is double-edged sword with both opportunities and challenges involved. We should be mindful of how benefits could be reaped from that situation. There is a need for industrialists and media to help develop country’s economy,” he said. The government was working to drive the country on the path to prosperity,...

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