Money

Nepse plunges nearly 40 points

Post Report, Apr 23 2017

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) dropped 38.79 points to close at 1,658.34 points last week, with investors staying away due to political uncertainties in the buildup to local elections that have been scheduled for May 14.
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Nepal 13th Int’l Trade Fair off to a roaring start

AAGAT RUCHI SAPKOTA, Apr 23 2017

Nepal 13th International Industrial Trade Fair and Innovation Expo 2017, held at the Exhibition Hall in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, is off to a great start.
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Ginger farmers switch to sutho to offset price drop

NABIN POUDEL, Apr 23 2017

With the monsoon season coming soon, ginger farmers of Nawalparasi are in rush to prepare sutho (dried ginger).
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Post-quake Reconstruction: Donors commit to extend 75pc of funds

Post Report, Apr 23 2017

Nepal may not receive all the funds pledged two years ago by donor agencies for post-earthquake reconstruction, as only 12 development partners have entered into agreements with the government till date to release 75 percent of the pledged amount.
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Infra Sharing Regulation: NTA includes controversial provision

SANJEEV GIRI, Apr 23 2017

The telecom sector regulator has incorporated a vague provision in the draft of a regulation, which, if approved, could be manipulated by authorities to stifle free competition in the telecom infrastructure services market.
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Right-of-way Conundrum: Lack of policies delays construction of transmission lines

Post Report, Apr 23 2017

Construction of over half a dozen transmission line projects of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been delayed, as absence of appropriate policies has prevented the state-owned power utility from securing rights-of-way (ROWs) from private landowners.
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