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‘Potential of Nepali herbal products still untapped’

Post Report, Oct 17 2018

Nepali herbal products have immense potential to secure notable exports earnings but the lack of research, absence of proper processing and failing to label appropriate specifications have been impeding its business prospects, experts have said.
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Customs revenue jumps on soaring Dashain imports

BALRAM GHIMIRE, Oct 17 2018

The customs office in Rasuwa on the northern border with China collected revenue totalling more than Rs2.30 billion in one month as traders started importing clothes from the northern neighbour for the Dashain festival earlier than usual.
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Shoe brands roll out promotional schemes

Post Report, Oct 16 2018

Footwear manufacturers have rolled out a wide range of affordably priced shoes besides unveiling sales promotional schemes for the festive season.
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NOC vows stable fuel supply during holidays

Post Report, Oct 16 2018

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday expressed its commitment to maintain smooth supply of petroleum products during the Dashain holidays, the biggest festival of Hindus.
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Upper Dordi to start production in 6 months

AASH GURUNG, Oct 16 2018

The Upper Dordi A, a 25 MW hydropower project based in Dordi Rural Municipality, Lamjung, is all set to start its production in the next six months.
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Banks unveil festive home loan schemes

Post Report, Oct 15 2018

Commercial banks in the country are offering easy home loan schemes for people who plan to buy a dream house this festive season. They have come up with attractive loan schemes for those desiring to have their own home.
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Market monitoring fails to protect consumers

Post Report, Oct 15 2018

The government has admitted that despite intensifying its market monitoring efforts ahead of the Dashain festival — the biggest festival of Hindus, they have failed to protect consumers from the rampant selling of substandard products along with excessive price hikes.
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Jumla sells apples worth Rs180 million

LP Devkota, Oct 15 2018

Jumla has recorded a bumper sale of organic apples amounting to Rs180 million this year as traders and farmers were able to supply the fruits to markets on time due to the improved transportation system in the district.
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Nepse index inches up 0.91 points

Post Report, Oct 14 2018

The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week rose by marginal 0.91 points to close at 1,228.28 points, with a large number of investors selling stocks they held to manage expenses for Dashain and to settle banks’ interests for the first quarter of the current fiscal year.
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Bheri-Babai tunnel: Project completes 70 percent works

Post Report, Oct 14 2018

The Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project has finished digging more than 70 percent of the 12-km tunnel using a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in 10 months since its construction began. The irrigation cum hydropower project, which is using the TBM to dig a tunnel for the first time in the country, has dug 8.5km so far.
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Dashain shopping: Thousands flock to livestock markets

Pradeep Menyangbo, Oct 14 2018

Thousands of people have started to flock to livestock markets across the country to buy goats and sheep in readiness for the Dashain sacrifice.
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Border police seize trucks loaded with illegal goods

BHUSHAN YADAV, Oct 13 2018

Smuggling cases of pepper, maize and garments at the border areas have been on the rise. According to a report provided by the District Police Office, Parsa, the office confiscated garments worth Rs7.9 million that passed through illegal channels from last mid-April.
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