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Stocks end marginally lower erasing prior day gains

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Stocks opened Tuesday's session in green with the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index trading briefly above 3,000 mark in the morning. The market saw some volatility in ... Read More


PM Deuba announces to bear treatment cost of former PM Khanal from state coffers

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government would bear all costs of treatment of former Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal, who is currently undergoing treatment... Read More


PM Deuba at Dahal's residence, inquires health condition of Dahal's spouse

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba reached CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda's residence at Khumaltar earlier today. Prime Minister Deuba reached Khumaltar ... Read More


Commercial banks' lending swelled more than 28 percent in FY 2020/21

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Amid the existing threat of the coronavirus, Nepal's commercial banks increased their businesses by 28.07 percent last fiscal year through issuing additional loans of Rs 815.44 b... Read More


Nepal records 3,108 new cases, 1,595 recoveries and 25 deaths on Tuesday

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Nepal recorded 3,108 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 1,595 recoveries and 25 deaths. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), ... Read More


Public transport to remain shut in Dhading, entrepreneurs demand increase in fares

DHADING, July 20 -- Transport entrepreneurs in Dhading have stopped providing public transport services after they were fined by the administration for increasing the fare by 28 percent. Although the... Read More


IFC's new Regional Director Gomez Ang announces to focus on COVID and climate finance to help South Asia's Post-COVID economic recovery efforts

Nepal, July 20 -- KATHMANDU, July 20- International Finance Corporation (IFC) has appointed Hector Gomez Ang as the Regional Director for South Asia. Based in New Delhi, he will play a critical role i... Read More


JSP endorses parliamentary party statute unanimously

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) has endorsed the statute of its parliamentary party unanimously. A meeting of the JSP parliamentary party held at its Singha Durbar-based office on ... Read More


Dahal, Yadav hold meeting with leader Nepal

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- Discussions among the ruling parties regarding the expansion of the cabinet has intensified after Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba received a ... Read More


Govt collected over Rs 33 million in fines from firms flouting consumer law in FY 2020/21

KATHMANDU, July 20 -- The government collected Rs 33.37 million in cash fines from 1,347 firms which flouted consumer law in fiscal year 2020/21. According to the Department of Commerce, Supplies and... Read More