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Electricity output slated to double in next fiscal year

Kathmandu, March 19 -- Nepal's electricity output is slated to double in the next fiscal year 2019-20 when another 983 MW will be fed into the national grid, the Energy Ministry said on Monday. The ex... Read More


Finance Ministry tops list of non-paying tenants at airport

Kathmandu, March 18 -- The Finance Ministry holds the number one spot in the list of non-paying tenants at Tribhuvan International Airport with more than Rs548 million in outstanding rentals. Airport... Read More


Nepal Airlines to conduct first audit in six decades

Kathmandu, March 14 -- Beset by financial stress and prompted by government plans to bring a strategic partner, Nepal Airlines Corporation is preparing to conduct a financial audit for the first time ... Read More


SilkAir changes its aircraft to Kathmandu following Singapore's decision to halt all 737 Max 8 planes

Kathmandu, March 12 -- Singapore-based Silk Air swapped the aircraft it operates in and out of Kathmandu following the country's decision to temporarily suspend operations of all variants of the Boein... Read More


Aviation regulator announces a slew of safety measures post Air Dynasty crash

Kathmandu, March 10 -- The aviation regulator-Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal-has announced a slew of measures to enhance the operational safety of helicopters in Nepal following the Air Dynasty hel... Read More


Team to look into cause of PM's flight landing delay

Kathmandu, March 8 -- The government has set up an inquiry committee to look into the issue of a flight boarded by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli that was told to hold in the skies for nearly 10 minutes... Read More


Thai firm wins $4.83m contract to install communications system

Kathmandu, March 8 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has awarded a $4.83 million contract to install communications, navigation and surveillance and air traffic management systems at Gautam Bud... Read More


Government allocates extra Rs3 billion for fertiliser imports

Kathmandu, March 4 -- The Finance Ministry has agreed to provide Rs3 billion to the Agriculture Ministry to import extra chemical fertiliser to make up for reduced purchases necessitated by a stronger... Read More


Civil Aviation Authority files Rs13 billion counter claim against Spanish contractor

Kathmandu, March 3 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has lodged a counter claim for Rs13 billion in loss of income at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre against Constructora Sanjose... Read More


Air Dynasty crash in Nepal raises a question-again-why so many choppers are going down in the country

Kathmandu, Feb. 28 -- The crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter in the eastern mountain region of Taplejung on Wednesday-killing all seven aboard-is the second fatal chopper crash in Nepal's skies in jus... Read More