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Sale of substandard sweets rampant in Valley as Tihar festival approaches

KATHMANDU, Oct. 28 -- The sale of substandard sweets is rampant in the Kathmandu Valley as Tihar festival is round the corner. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) officials on Wednesday took action... Read More


Climate Change Scenario of Nepal

Nepal, Oct. 28 -- In Nepal, the majority of people affected by climate change are women who are disproportionality at risk, whether from floods, in which more women drown than men or through working i... Read More


USD 60 million Nurturing Excellence in Higher Education Program launched

KATHMANDU, Oct. 28 -- The government in association with the World Bank (WB) has launched the Nurturing Excellence in Higher Education Program (NEHEP). USD 60 million has been allocated for the progra... Read More


Pesticide testing of fruits and vegetables started at seven border points

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) has started testing residues of pesticides at seven border points to ensure whether the vegetables and fruits import... Read More


Baitadi faces acute water shortage, over 50 drinking water projects damaged by recent floods and landslides

BAITADI, Oct. 27 -- The recent floods and landslides caused by unseasonal rain have damaged over 50 drinking water projects in Baitadi district. The damage to the drinking water systems has raised fur... Read More


Bagmati CM Shakya seeking trust vote today

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- Bagmati Province Chief Minister (CM) Ashta Laxmi Shakya is seeking a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly meeting today. CM Shakya had presented a proposal at the provi... Read More


14th Chrysanthemum Flower Expo 2021 to be held from Oct 29 - Nov 1

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- With the arrival of the Tihar festival, the Floriculture Association of Nepal (FAN) is set to organize the 14th Chrysanthemum Flower Expo 2021. The fair will be held at Jawalakhe... Read More


Bar warns of nationwide protest if Chief Justice Rana doesn't resign

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has held political parties responsible for disputes in the judiciary. The NBA has also urged Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana to resign immedi... Read More


Govt lowers electricity tariff rate by an average of 1.04 percent

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- Decision to come into effect from next month The government has reduced the electricity tariff rate by an average of 1.04 percent, which will come into an effect from November 1... Read More


Nepse gains 18 points in choppy trading session

KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 -- The equity market opened in a positive note on Wednesday trading session. However, the index fell more than 30 points in the first minutes of trading. A sharp recovery pushed the... Read More