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Gold shines, silver declines slightly

Kathmandu, January 25 Gold price increased slightly in the domestic market in the trading week between January 19 and 24. As per Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), the yellow metal was…

Nepse enters correction phase

KATHMANDU, JANUARY 25 After surging by almost 175 points since the first week of January, the country’s sole secondary market has gone into correction mode, with the local bourse bearing losses in the trading week…

NEA calls tender to instal charging stations

KATHMANDU, JANUARY 25 To help materialise the government’s plan to increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and subsequently the consumption of electricity in the country, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has called a global tender…

Sugarcane farmers divided over recovering due payment

KATHMANDU, JANUARY 25 While the Sugarcane Farmers’ Struggle Committee (SFSC) has blamed the government for deceiving them on recovering their dues, the Nepal Federation of Sugarcane Producers (NFSP) has welcomed the government’s initiative. The NFSP…

Number of subscribers to NT’s 4G service increases by 80pc

Kathmandu, January 24 The number of fourth generation (4G) mobile network subscribers of Nepal Telecom (NT) has reached 4.1 million after its service expansion. In just four months, the number of users availing NT’s 4G…

NAC pilots resign en masse citing unfair treatment

Kathmandu, January 24 Twenty pilots of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have tendered a group resignation to the corporation’s management citing discrimination in remuneration and benefits. In the letter submitted to the executive chairman of NAC…

Govt plans ‘Single consignment system’ in customs

Kathmandu, January 24 With an objective to manage imports, the government is preparing to introduce a single consignment system across different customs offices. Replacing the current system, under which traders are allowed to import goods…

Cane farmers begin second phase of protest

Kathmandu, January 24 Even after the government’s deadline given to sugar mill owners to pay the dues of sugarcane farmers ended on January 21, the mill owners have failed to do so. As a result,…

NRC can hire foreign workers for rail service

Kathmandu, January 23 The government has authorised Nepal Railway Company (NRC) to hire necessary foreign workers to operate of the long-awaited Janakpur-Kurtha-Jainagar railway service. The Cabinet meeting held on January 20 has allowed the NRC,…

Mahindra XUV300 bags 5-star safety rating from Global NCAP

Kathmandu, January 23 Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the $20.7 billion Mahindra Group, has announced that its compact SUV, the XUV300 has been awarded the highest ‘Five-Star Safety Rating’ by Global NCAP. With this global…