Title contenders Nepal Police Club (NPC) eased to a seven-wicket victory over Far-western Region in their first Group ‘B’ match of the Prime Minister Cup cricket tournament at the TU grounds on Wednesday.
As the countdown for the finale of Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017—the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country—begins, the Post gives you a glimpse of the 19 contestants who are ready to stake their claim to the coveted crown.
Local leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN), an alliance of six Madhes-based parties, in Saptari district have urged the central leadership not to take part in the local level elections in the present political situation.
Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri on Wednesday appeared before mediapersons for the first time since he assumed office in March at an interaction the Capital where he highlighted the importance of Nepal-India ties but stopped short of making any political comments.
Outgoing Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken credit for balancing the country’s bilateral relations with India and China that were apparently on a shaky ground when he took up the top post in August 2016.
Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) will be spending Rs125 million to buy 4,000 tonnes of wheat directly from farmers in a bid to ensure that they get a fair price for their harvest besides protecting them from possible exploitation by middlemen.
NIC Asia has appointed Roshan Kumar Neupane and Sudhir Pandey as Deputy Chief Executive Officers. The bank is expecting the pair to drive the company forward using their vast experience in the banking business.
Industry Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi made an astute observation while addressing the second Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Tuesday.
Average industrial capacity utilisation in the country stood at 54.2 percent in the first six months of the current fiscal year, indicating manufacturing plants are still operating at around half their capacity, thus reducing production.
The sub-committee of the parliamentary Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Protection on Wednesday, directed Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) not to distribute bonuses to the corporation’s employees until the Bonus Act 1973 was amended.
The disadvantaged quake victims can now receive additional Rs 300,000 interest-free loans along with the state grant to rebuild their homes as per the government’s decision to implement working procedure 2017 which allows lendings on ‘community collateral’.
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday thanked Pushpa Kamal Dahal for resigning as the prime minister to pave the way for change in government leadership as part of a deal reached between the NC and the CPN (Maoist Centre).