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EC working to make 33 percent women candidates mandatory in FPTP elections to HoR, province assemblies

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya has said that the Election Commission is going to put in place legal provisions to make it mandatory for every political p... Read More


NIA warns of action against 10 insurers failing to submit periodic financial reports

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- The Nepal Insurance Authority (NIA) has cautioned 10 insurers to submit their financial reports on time or face actions. According to the NIA, three life insurers, six non-life i... Read More


Make Public Enterprises Accountable

Nepal, Feb. 2 -- Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel on Monday directed Rastriya Beema Sansthan (RBS) and Rastriya Beema Company (RBC) to complete their pending financial audit of the past several y... Read More


Two arrested on charge of rape

BHAKTAPUR, Feb. 2 -- Police have arrested two people on the charge of raping a minor by taking her to Bandeshwari forest of Nankhel Lakuri Bhanjyang, Bhaktapur Suryabinayak Municipality-9. According ... Read More


FM Paudyal announces to bring new foreign policy into implementation after consultation with concerned stakeholders

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Bimala Rai Paudyal has announced to finalize the draft of foreign policy prepared two years ago after holding consultations with the relevant stake... Read More


NRB positive to remove ceiling of Rs 120 million in margin loan

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is mulling to remove the existing upper limit of Rs 120 million on margin loans. The NRB through its Monetary Policy 2021/22 capped the limit of loans aga... Read More


New CAAN rules allow domestic pilots to fly only eight hours and land only eight times a day

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal(CAAN) is going to implement a new air flight system in view of the upcoming rainy season to make air flights safer. The authority is going t... Read More


Nepse plunges 22.12 points; daily turnover hits Rs 2 billion on Thursday

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) on Thursday plunged 22.12 points to close at 2,094.54 points. The secondary market opened at 2,116.65 points and reached as high as 2,126.14 points i... Read More


Petition filed at SC demanding Lamichhane be kept in police custody

KATHMANDU, Feb. 2 -- A petition was filed at the Supreme Court today with the demand that the order of the Patan High Court to release cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane be changed, and he be sent back to p... Read More


Man attempts self-immolation, demanding 'justice for Rabi Lamichhane'

JUMLA, Feb. 2 -- A young man has attempted self-immolation in Jumla saying that Rastriya Swatantra Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane should be provided with justice. The youth who has been identified as... Read More