Flights affected at TIABy RSS
The take-off and landing of aeroplanes operating domestic and international flights have been affected at the Tribhuvan International Airport due to low visibility today.
Construction works of powerhouse in Arun-III disrupted for weekBy RSS
The Chhyangkuti-Pukhuwa road section, the entrance gate of 900 megawatt Arun-III hydropower project being developed in Sankhuwasabha district, is disrupted for the past seven days following the protests of the local landowners.
Ilam to host tourism and film festival next monthBy The Rising Nepal
To revitalise the tourism sector knocked down by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Kechana Kanchenjunga Tourism and Film Festival 2078’ is scheduled to be held in Ilam next month. According to Kechana Kanchenjunga Tourism Development Committee, which is organising the event in association with 21 organisations of Province 1 and the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the festival will be held for a week from April 8 to April 15 with a special...
Bhusal urges Lalitpur locals to launch 'One House, One Tourist' campaignBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has urged the locals of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-22 to launch 'One House, One Tourist' campaign targeting domestic and foreign tourists. "As well as generating income, it will also help in the promotion of Nepal's art and culture. It also helps in marketing of local products," she said while inaugurating the newly constructed suspension bridge in Lalitpur Metropolitan City-22 Monday.
Agricultural census to take place in TanahunBy RSS
Agricultural census is taking place in Tanahun since coming 19 April through 2 May 2022. The agro census is to collect details on the farmers' land, their crops and livestock as well as environmental impact on agriculture.
IBN, FNCCI ink deal for investment promotionBy The Rising Nepal
The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote domestic and foreign investment in the country through mutual cooperation. Chief Executive Officer of IBN Sushil Bhatta and FNCCI president Shekhar Golchha signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions in the presence of Finance Minister Janardan Sharma on Sunday.
Interest rate continues with upward trendBy TRN Online
The rising interest rates indicated that the cost of funds has been rising which could affect credit growth and inflation in the future.
FNCCI, IBN agree to promote investment in countryBy RSS
The FNCCI President Shekhar Golchha and the IBN chief executive officer Sushil Bhatta signed the MoU in the presence of Finance Minister and IBN Vice-Chairperson Janardan Sharma amid a function here today.
Nepal to receive 11.4 billion rupees in Chinese aidBy RSS
The government of the people's republic of China will provide more than Rs 11.40 billion in grant assistance to the Government of Nepal under financial and technical assistance.
Tourism education for teachersBy The Rising Nepal
Tourism Research & Training Institute (TRTI) in association with Global Travel & Tourism Education Alliance (GTTP –EA), India held a four-day training for teachers in Kiritpur and Lalitpur Friday. About 80 teachers including school principals, vice principals and coordinators participated in training-cum-interaction programme.
Weak financial access in Karnali: NRBBy The Rising Nepal
A study conducted by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has found that the financial access status in Karnali Province is very weak. The report showed that of the seven provinces of Nepal, Karnali and Sudurpashchim Province have the weakest access to finance. The report made public by the Nepal Rastra Bank, Surkhet on Friday said that there are more than 10,000 financial institutions in Nepal but only 444 in Karnali. The NRB conducted the study in Dolpa, Humla, Jajarkot, Kalikot, Rukum West, Mugu, Dailekh...
Chobhar dry port to operate by mid-AprilBy The Rising Nepal
The newly built dry port at Chobhar will come into operation by mid-April. The Department of Customs has set up all the necessary facilities to operate the dry port. All the basic infrastructure of dry port is ready and it is all set to come into operation, according to Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board. The dry port will have the capacity to accommodate 500 containers, parking facility for the 300 trucks, warehouses, litigation shed, customs administrative building, banks and loading...
NNRFC Recommends Rs 161 billion Equalization GrantsBy TRN Online
The National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission (NNRFC) has recommended distributing fiscal equalization grants provided by the state and local for the fiscal year (FY) 2022/23.
23rd Flora Expo in picturesBy TRN Online
The 23rd Flora Expo 2022 is underway at Jawalakhel. The expo organized by the Floriculture Association of Nepal from Thursday will continue till Sunday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang to handover 'symbolic key' of project to PM DeubaBy RSS
Ninety-three per cent of the construction of the Pokhara Regional International Airport has been completed, according to the project officials. The Chinese construction company CAMCE will hand over the infrastructure of the airport to Nepali authorities following the completion of its main construction work and mechanical connection. The project is under construction with a concessional loan of Rs 22 billion from Exim Bank of China.
Bandipur Rural Municipality opens communal homestay in RamkotBy The Rising Nepal
The Bandipur Rural Municipality of Tanahun has brought a communal homestay into operation to boost tourism and local livelihoods. With the risk posed by the coronavirus declining and tourist activity all over the country increasing, the rural municipality has opened the homestay in Ramkot, Bandipur-3 to give visitors a place to stay and support the local economy.
Rafting business resumes in Bagmati ProvinceBy The Rising Nepal
The rafting business, which had been closed for two years, has resumed after the Holi festival. The business started in the area directly affected by the coronavirus pandemic after domestic tourists started thronging for rafting after Holi. Nani Babu Thapa, former president of Nepal Association of Nada Rafting, said, "The business, which remained closed for two years, has resumed operations this week. There is hope that it will continue."
Businessmen urge to double limit of taxable incomeBy The Rising Nepal
Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BICCI) has suggested the Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma to double the limit of the taxable income. According to it, the limit for the taxable income should be raised to Rs. 800,000 for a single person and Rs. 850,000 for a married couple.
US and EU announce task force on reducing dependence on Russian oil and gasBy TRN Online
US President Joe Biden and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Friday announced a joint task force in an effort to wean Europe from its dependence on Russian oil and gas.
NEA assures to resolve power supply problemBy Laxman Kafle
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has claimed that power supply problems suddenly seen for the past three days would be resolved from Thursday midnight. Managing Director of NEA Kul Man Ghising has said that there would be no load shedding in any industry from Thursday midnight citing that it has already arranged for the import of required electricity from Indian Energy Exchange.