Over 300 trucks head for Kerung

Rasuwa, Oct 8 (RSS): Containers and trucks have started moving towards Kerung in Tibet Autonomous Region of China from the Rasuwagadhi transit point with the conclusion of the Dashain holiday period. Three hundred and sixty eight truck containers have left for Kerung while 105 are in the process for heading towards the Chinese trading town from the Nepal-China Friendship Bridge since the conclusion of the Dashain festival holidays, according to Prakash Wagley, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Armed...

Kathmandu Consumed Goats Worth Rs 1 Billion In Dashain

Kathmandu,Oct 6-Karobar reports that Kathmanduites consumed goats and mountain goats worth over Rs 1 billion during Dashain, Nepal’s biggest Hindu festival. It says that over 70,000 goats and mountain goats were slaughtered in Kathmandu in the 15 days.

5th Ram Bazar Festival to be held in Pokhara from Oct 6-14

Pokhara, Oct 5 (RSS): The 5th edition of the Ram Bazar Festival is going to be organized at Ram Bazar of Lekhnath Municipality in Pokhara from October 6. Aimed at promoting and protecting art and culture as well as internal and external tourism, the nine-day festival is going to be organized by Ram Bazar Youth Club. The event will showcase folk dance, children’s park, ethnic procession, musical performances along with other cultural and entertainment programmes, said Club’s Secretary Raju...

Government acquires Bishal Bazar shares worth Rs 4 billion 7 years after court verdict

Kathmandu, October 4 The government has finally acquired shares of Bishal Bazar Company Limited, worth Rs 3.96 billion, after the company started implementing an order of Supreme Court regarding the share dispute. The company’s Board of Directors last month decided to implement the order delivered around seven years ago. Chairman of the Board Lawa Raj Joshi says a letter has already been sent to the Office of Company Registrar to transfer the ownership of shares and memorandum of association...

World Bank to provide approx Rs 6bn loan for vocational training

OCT 02,KATHMANDU: The World Bank is to provide a loan assistance of approximately Rs 6 billion for the implementation of second phase of the Vocational Education and Training Project. The bank approved the loan on Sunday which it provided with the aim of promoting just access to technical education and vocational training through the improvement of these sectors in Nepal. The World Bank has expressed the belief that the training would become a means of linking the labour market and...

40 houses destroyed in fire in Balkhu

Kathmandu, Oct 1 (RSS): A massive fire that broke out on Saturday night in front of the Fruits Market at Balkhu in Kathmandu destroyed at least 40 houses. The fire was sparked by a traditional oil-fed lamp at the house of Man Bahadur BK quickly spread onto nearly houses. As many as 15 LPG gas cylinders blew up, razing down food items, clothes, furniture and all other belongings in all 40 houses, according to a local, Shyam Das Pandey....

Japanese national donates Rs 900,000 to Eye Treatment Centre in Palpa

Palpa, Sept 28 (RSS): A Japanese national provided financial assistance worth Rs 900,000 to the Kaligandaki Eye Treatment Centre at Rampur in Palpa district. The amount was collected through a Japanese organization named Friends Japan in initiative of Kajamasa Kakimi, popularly known as Ok Baje among the locals here. Kakimi handed over the amount to the Centre’s Chairperson Hutaraj Pokharel yesterday. The Nepal-loving Japanese social worker has been contributing to the best of his capacity to the poor and...

Economic crisis mars Biratnagar Jute Mill operation

Pathari (Morang), Sept 25 (RSS): Economic crisis has loomed large in the country’s oldest and historical Biratnagar Jute Mill to continue its operation. The government has not yet released budget as it requires Rs 100 million to resume the operation of the Mill which has the political history in the struggle for establishing democracy in Nepal. The amount is required for the purchase of raw materials. The government had given assurance to the Mill to release budget for its...

Indian national held with sliver jewelleries

Baglung, Sept 25: An Indian national, Surendra Saha, was held with 14.5-kg of illegal silver jewelleries. Police nabbed Saha, 51, of Aurahiyathana-4, Adapur of Motihari district in India from Baglung headquarters on Sunday evening. Baglung District Police Chief SP Chandra Kunwar Khapung informed that Saha was caught with varieties of silver-made jewelleries worth amounting to around Rs 320,000. SP Khatun informed that Saha has been importing illegal silver jewelleries from Raksaul, India and selling out to traders of Baglung....

Investment of Rs 15 million for promotion of traditional skill-based enterprises

Babiyachaur (Myygdi), Sept 24 (RSS): An investment of Rs 15 million has been mobilized in Myagdi for the promotion of enterprises based on indigenous skills. The mobilization has been made through the Market Linkage Development for Conflict Survivors of Nepal Project being implemented by Dhaulagiri Community Resource Development Centre (DCRDC) with the assistance of the Poverty Alleviation Fund. The project has mobilized Rs 16.8 million through revolving fund for the preservation and customization of indigenous skills and supporting income...

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