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Melamchi project will be completed before mid-July: Khatri

Kathmandu, December 30 Amid uncertainty about completion of Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Project (MDWSP), the executive director of the project has claimed it will be completed by July 15. Speaking at the Development and Technology…

Not much to celebrate for the economy in 2019

Kathmandu, December 30 With only a day left before the year ends, a reflection on the past 12 months does not make 2019 a remarkable year for the country’s economy, as development activities failed to…

‘Book mills for delay in clearing dues’

Kathmandu, December 30 The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, on the recommendation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, has urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to take action against sugar mill operators…

Nepali migrant dies at workplace in Malaysia

Kathmandu, December 30 A Nepali migrant worker named Indra Prasad Bhattarai, 47, from Taplejung district was killed in Malaysia today after he fell into a meat-mincing machine in Malacca state, an official confirmed. Bhishma Kumar…

RBB’s banking course

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) has launched the ‘RBB Empowerment Academy, Province 1’ targeting youths. RBB has launched the ‘RBB Empowerment Academy, Province 1’ after a successful journey in Province 3 that entails delivering an…

Cane farmers stage protest in capital demanding payment from sugar mills

Kathmandu, December 29 Cane farmers from across the country have gathered in Kathmandu and have been staging protests against the delayed payment of outstanding dues from sugar mills. Organising a protest event in Maitighar today,…

Govt likely to replace NAC chair

Kathmandu, December 29 The government is preparing to replace Madan Kharel, executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), citing that the work progress of NAC has been unsatisfactory. Prior to this, Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai…

Aviation act to benefit passengers

Kathmandu, December 29 The new Nepal Civil Aviation Act is going to benefit air passengers as they will be eligible to receive compensation in case of delay in flights or cancellations from the airline company.…

Easy loans for Electic Vehicle charging stations

Kathmandu, December 29 Nepal Rastra Bank has directed banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to give priority in issuing loans to establish charging stations for the promotion of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. The central…

IBN approves Rs 85 billion investment for three hydels

Kathmandu, December 29 The government today approved foreign investment worth almost Rs 85 billion for three hydropower projects. The 42nd meeting of Investment Board Nepal that took place today under leadership of Prime Minister KP…