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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...

    Experts warn Kathmandu should not rush to restore schools since children are at risk

    When the education administration of Kathmandu Metropolitan City announced plans to resume schools next week on Thursday, Shiva Raj Adhikari, the principal of the Sanskrit Secondary School on the Durbar High School grounds, was resting at home with Covid-19. Adhikari...

    Nepal is expected to sign an agreement with India for periodic airport inspections.

    After receiving approval from the Tourism Ministry, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal will sign a long-term government-to-government agreement with India for periodic airport surveillance and radar flight inspections in order to avoid being forced into contracting with unreliable...

    Tourists are returning to the beautiful town of Chitlang as concerns about Covid-19 subside

    Chitlang, Makwanpur, resorts and homestays that were badly damaged by the Covid-19 outbreak are slowly making a recovery as more domestic and international tourists flock to the historic tourism area after 17 months of devastation. Chitlang, which is approximately 27...

    The initiative focuses on addressing the difficulties of traders and manufacturers.

    In a recent interview, Chandra Prasad Dhakal, Senior Vice-President of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), stated that in his capacity as the umbrella organisation for all of the country's traders, entrepreneurs, and industrialists, the...

    Nepal and the World Bank have signed a joint deal worth $50 million to boost Nepal’s school and health sectors.

    In separate agreements worth $50 million each, the government of Nepal and the World Bank signed today to provide additional funding to support the implementation of the government's flagship School Sector Development Program in the education sector and public...

    In Karnali, cereal crop production is rising, but vegetable production is down.

    According to a study, food crop output has grown while vegetable production has decreased in Karnali province. According to the Provincial Economic Activities Study Report, 2020/21, issued by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the area under food crop cultivation in the...

    The average length of stay for foreign tourists in Nepal has risen to 15 days

    Although the number of foreign tourists visiting Nepal has decreased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the average length of stay has increased. According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation's recently released "Nepal Tourism Data 2020," tourists' average...

    The Deuba-led government has unveiled a revised budget of Rs 1.632 trillion

    For the fiscal year 2021-22, the government has proposed a new budget, which amends the prior ordinance budget introduced by the former KP Oli administration. The Finance Minister tabled the budget substitution bill on Friday afternoon, despite opposition from members...

    Casinos in Nepal are permitted to operate for a total of 16 hours per day by the government.

    Casinos around the country are now permitted to operate for a total of 16 hours each day, thanks to an agreement with the government. Following the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal, casinos, which were a key source...

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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...