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    The label ‘Paragliding’ draws a significant number of domestic tourists, which is a good thing.

    In recent months, as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have begun to fade, the sport of paragliding has piqued the interest of domestic tourists visiting Pokhara. Paragliding was the favored mode of transportation for the majority of tourists visiting...

    Independent Power Producer’s Association Nepal (IPPAN) is unsatisfied with the government’s new rules for the hydropower sector.

    A delegation from the Independent Power Producers' Association of Nepal (IPPAN) expressed their dissatisfaction with the government's restriction on the private sector's ability to conduct surveys and obtain production permits as well as power purchase agreements for hydropower projects,...

    Three months after taking office, Deuba gives his administration its final structure.

    Ministers and state ministers were appointed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday, nearly three months after he took office. The appointments included 16 new cabinet members and two state ministers. The President's Office has issued a statement regarding...

    Nepal’s excess energy is being wasted because there are no consumers for it currently

    Until 2017, Nepal was a powerless country, with outages lasting up to 18 hours a day. Although the government currently possesses excess energy, it does not have a solid plan for exporting electricity. This results in daily electricity waste...

    16 Nepalese ‘have shell firms in tax havens,’ according to the report

    According to a research published by journalists Krishna Acharya and Ramu Sapkota for the Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal, 16 Nepali investors, including the country's single billionaire Binod Kumar Chaudhary, have shell businesses in tax haven countries, according to the...

    As festivals draw large crowds, experts worry that complacency could lead to an increase in the number of cases

    As the festive season is just round the corner, with Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain, five days away, Kathmandu and other cities are seeing an increased mobility of people. Almost everything has reopened since September 1 and people...

    The new airport in Pokhara will begin operating domestic flights in January and international flights in April

    Authorities in Pokhara, Nepal's tourism capital, have announced that aircraft would begin flying there in January 2022 at the newly constructed airport. Although the Pokhara Airport will eventually serve as Nepal's next international airport, the facility will initially exclusively serve...

    In the run-up to festival season, there is a significant increase in auto sales.

    Sales of automobiles, which have remained resilient throughout the pandemic, have seen a significant increase in the lead-up to the festival season, with industry sources optimistic that sales would return to pre-Covid-19 levels by next year. Traders claim that despite...

    Pokhara reopens in the aim of reviving the tourism industry.

    Busy Bee Cafe, a renowned eatery in Pokhara's Lakeside, has reopened to the public after months of on-again, off-again shutdown. As Nepal begins its second reopening during the Covid-19 outbreak, the restaurant is seeing a surge in guests, indicating a...

    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...

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    Between the middle of July and the middle of October, the NCHL processed over Rs 4 trillion in digital payments.

    During the first three months of the current fiscal year, the Nepal Clearing House Limited (NCHL) settled payments totaling...