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Supply of sand‚ crushed stone ...

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KATHMANDU: The supply of basic construction materials — sand and crushed stones — is likely to normalise within a week. After the government extended the deadline for i ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: Hero cash scheme KATHMANDU: Nepal General Marketing, the authorised distributor of Hero two-wheelers in Nepal, has launched ‘Cash ma Cash Offer’ on the occasion of u ...Full story

Nepal‚ India power trade talks to begin toda ... KATHMANDU: A seven-member delegation, appointed by the government today, is leaving for New Delhi tomorrow to hold negotiations on the much-touted Power Trade A ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: VW launches offer KATHMANDU: Pooja International Nepal, the authorised importer of Volkswagen, announced a new offer for this festive season, on Tuesday. The offer is named &lsqu ...Full story

Fuel stations engaging in malpractices KATHMANDU: More than 23 per cent of fuel stations based in Kathmandu valley and six other districts were found to be ripping off consumers on the quantity of pe ...Full story

International

China fines insurance firms $18m fo ...

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SHANGHAI: A total of 23 Chinese insurance firms have colluded to fix fees, authorities said today, slapping them with a total of $18 million in fines in the government’s late ...Full story

Experts worry 'Abenomics' may be faltering TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan for Japan’s economy to generate self-sustained growth on the back of his three policy ‘arrows’ o ...Full story

Pakistan's promises to IMF in doubt as protests sa ... ISLAMABAD: Anti-government protests that have gripped Islamabad since mid-August could throw off course economic reforms Pakistan promised to deliver in return ...Full story

Inflation in leading economies slowed in July&sbqu ... PARIS: Inflation in advanced democracies slowed in the year to July but was well above the eurozone level now flirting with deflation, Organisation for Economic ...Full story

Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India TOKYO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of ‘red carpet’ treatment rather than the bureaucratic red t ...Full story