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NEA to exempt late charges if tariff bill settled by July 22

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to exempt late charges on electricity bills if consumers are able to clear the outstanding due by July 22. According to NEA, all typ... Read More


Parliamentary committee directs transport ministry to make arrangements for safe operation of taxis

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- The parliamentary development and technology committee has directed the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to make necessary management for the safe operation of ta... Read More


As record number of students are unable to attend schools, some schools in Khotang district try an alternative method to resume classes

KHOTANG, July 8 -- As a record number of children and youths are unable to attend schools due to lockdown measures enforced by the government to contain possible spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), some... Read More


Daily Commentary: Nepse snaps three days' gaining run

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- Nepse benchmark index falls 10 points Stocks began Wednesday's trading on a negative note as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped 17 points in the morning before pullin... Read More


COVID-19 delays annual audit report detailing govt irregularities

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- OAG officials say the report to be made public after lockdown is lifted The Office of Auditor General (OAG) has delayed the preparation of its annual report that comprises a thor... Read More


255 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the past 24 hours : Health Ministry

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- As many as 255 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said. At a daily media briefing, Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesper... Read More


Bullion price goes up by Rs 600 per tola

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- The price of gold has increased by Rs 600 per tola (11.66 grams) in a single day. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers' Association (FENEGOSIDA), the prec... Read More


Himalaya Airlines to operate repatriation flights to Saudi Arabia, Philippines and Malaysia

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- Himalaya Airlines is set to operate repatriation flights to Saudi Arabia and Philippines on Saturday. Likewise, the airlines will conduct one flight to Malaysia on Sunday. The co... Read More


Japan extends scholarships to govt officers

KATHMANDU, July 8 -- The Government of Japan has extended grant assistance of Rs 407 million to Nepal for implementing the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) Project. Ambassador of Japan to... Read More


'Iih' and Bam break hunger strike as govt signs 12-point agreement with them

KATHMANDU, July 7 -- Govt agrees to stop RDT Following a 12-point agreement with the government, Pukar Bam and 'Iih' of the 'Enough is Enough' campaign have broken their hunger strike after 12 days. ... Read More