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    Why Gagan Thapa’s candidacy for Congress — and other parties — could be a positive thing

    Gagan Thapa has opted to enter the race and put his name on the line. Thapa, a central member of the Nepali Congress, announced last week that he will run for the party's general secretaryship, a position that he had...

    A government delegation will travel to Humla to investigate the Nepal-China boundary dispute.

    The Ministry of Home Affairs has agreed to send Jaya Narayan Acharya, a joint-secretary in the ministry, to Namkha Municipality in Humla district to investigate the boundary dispute with China. According to Phanindra Mani Pokharel, a spokeswoman for the Ministry...

    Start-ups express dissatisfaction with the lack of promised assistance.

    Binita Pokhrel, a start-up wine producer, was taken aback when she learned of the latest government rule mandating wineries to apply excise duty stickers with a QR code to the bottles they sell. When the former KP Sharma Oli administration...

    China’s “long-term aims” are the driving force behind its trade diplomacy in Myanmar and Nepal

    China has formed "long-term strategic aims" in South Asia, with the possible goal of encircling India. In order to gain strategic influence in the region, China is pouring large amounts of money into the region through trade diplomacy. The Irrawaddy...

    Chobhar’s dry port is ready to go!

    The dry port at Chobhar, Kathmandu, is about to open for business. According to the Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board, the government-built dry port's essential infrastructure was complete. The government established the port, which can hold roughly 500 containers, to...

    Niranjan Jha appointed as general manager of railway company

    The General Manager of Nepal Railway Company Limited, Niranjan Jha, has been appointed. Jha, the leader of the CPN-UML (Socialist) party, was named general manager of Nepal at a cabinet meeting on Thursday. Jha, a Saptari native, is a personal...

    National Planning Commission Vice Chairman Bishwo Nath Poudel is sworn in.

    Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba administers an oath of office and secrecy to Dr. Biswo Nath Poudel (L) as Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC). KATHMANDU: On Thursday morning, Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Dr....

    Minimum wages for private workers reach 15,000 per month

    The new minimum wage for private-sector workers went into effect in the current fiscal year. Previously, the government decided to raise the minimum wage for private-sector workers beginning on Saun 1 (July 16), which marks the start of the...

    The budget has taken a hit as the Oli government’s popularity plummets three days before its implementation

    With Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's departure, the budget proposed by former Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel for fiscal year 2021/22 has taken a hit. Former Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel proposed a budget of 1.647 trillion through an ordinance. Its implementation...

    Namaste Pay Mobile Money Service Starts it’s Preliminary Testing

    On Baishakh 19, 2078, Nepal Telecom began a preliminary test of its digital payment service, Namaste Pay. On the occasion of the 4th National ICT Day, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli announced the start of virtual testing of the...

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    The Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidyut Company is set to list its initial public offering (IPO) tomorrow.

    The Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidyut Company is launching an allotment procedure for its recently completed initial public offering (IPO) to...