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Flower production decreases by 66.5 ...


BHAKTAPUR: Though the production of Makhamali flower (Globe Amaranth or Bachelor Button) has decreased this year by 66.5 per cent, Gundu VDC in Bhaktapur district sold flowers wort ...Full story

Arun-III PDA likely to be signed KATHMANDU: The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) and India’s state-owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) are expected to sign project development agreement (PDA ...Full story

Government forms team to improve services at TIA KATHMANDU: The government today formed a six-member Rapid Response Team to immediately look into and fix problems related to cleanliness and sloppy customer ser ...Full story

BRAND WATCH: Lava unveils Iris X5 KATHMANDU: CG Impex — the sole authorised distributor for Lava mobile phones in Nepal — recently launched Lava Iris X5, as the successor of its huge ...Full story

NIBL to extend 25pc cash dividend KATHMANDU: Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL) is extending 25 per cent cash dividend and 15 per cent bonus shares to its shareholders. A proposal in this regard w ...Full story


Poll reveals Switzerland top destin ...


LONDON: Switzerland is the world’s favourite destination among expats, followed by Singapore and China, a poll on quality of life for bank HSBC found today. “Man ...Full story

APEC finance chiefs see 'downside risks' to global ... BEIJING: The global economy is beset by increasing ‘downside risks’, Asia-Pacific finance chiefs said today, a day after growth in China hit a five- ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: BoE rates steady LONDON: Bank of England (BoE) policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting seven to two at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0. ...Full story

Facebook sues firms NEW YORK: Facebook on Monday sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he ...Full story

China economic growth falls to five-year low BEIJING: China’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official ...Full story