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Middlemen are jacking up chicken and egg prices amidst a poultry shortage

Kathmandu, July 5 -- Middlemen and suppliers are taking advantage of a fall in production of chicken and eggs to jack up prices in the Valley amidst a nationwide lockdown. The price of chicken meat j... Read More


Chicken price rises to Rs430 per kg, close to record level, as lockdown eases

Kathmandu, July 4 -- Chicken prices have shot up sharply in the Kathmandu valley reaching as high as Rs430 per kg on Saturday, as ease on the lockdown pushed the demand up. Balaram Khadka of Dhungedh... Read More


Earnings from listed products down 18 percent as virus crushes exports

Kathmandu, July 2 -- Export revenues from listed products contracted by 17.57 percent year-on-year in the first 11 months of the fiscal year due to the Covid-19 pandemic that triggered worldwide borde... Read More


Proposed electronic commerce law sent to Industry Ministry for review

Kathmandu, July 1 -- The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection has prepared a draft E-Commerce Bill 2020 that aims to create a facilitative regulatory environment for trade in Nepal. ... Read More


Retailers continue to gouge customers despite a fall in wholesale prices of most food items

Kathmandu, June 28 -- Wholesale prices of most food items have declined by Rs10-15 but customers continue to pay through the nose with retailers hiking prices on the pretext of higher transportation a... Read More


Nepal Bureau of Standards cancels permits of two cement factories

Kathmandu, June 27 -- The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology revoked the production permits of two cement factories and demanded clarification from two others for disregarding its directives. Re... Read More


Restaurants and cafes in Kathmandu defy government order

Kathmandu, June 26 -- A handful of restaurants and cafes in the Kathmandu valley have started allowing customers to order and dine on their premises going against the government's order to operate onl... Read More


Gold soars as virus fears drive investors to seek safety

Kathmandu, June 22 -- Bullion traders say gold prices may soon reach six figures the way they have been setting new records every passing day. The precious metal traded at an all-time high of Rs91,000... Read More


Telecom Authority directs ISPs to make provisions for customers to monitor internet connection

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Nepal Telecommunications Authority has directed internet service providers to make provisions to let customers know whether they are getting the proper internet service and speed... Read More


Restaurant association to launch home delivery service to keep business afloat

Kathmandu, June 15 -- Capitalising on the loosened lockdown allowing restaurants to offer takeout, the Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal is launching an platform for hungry customers to order fo... Read More