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KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Finance has formed a three-member committee to broker talks with employees of the Insurance Board (IB), the insurance sector regulatory body, who have la ...Full story

Govt to bring in strategic partner at NBL KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is soon initiating the process of bringing in a strategic partner at Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL) by offloading a certain portion of stake owned ...Full story

Khurkot bridge to boost connectivity KATHMANDU: The government today opened the Khurkot bridge over the Sunkoshi river, substantially enhancing connectivity between the hilly regions of the country ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: SpiceJet's new service SpiceJet’s new service KATHMANDU: SpiceJet has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Kathmandu and Kolkata via Bagdogra with effect from ...Full story

UTL asks NTA for additional time KATHMANDU: United Telecom Limited (UTL) has requested Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) to provide two months of additional time to clear its annual instalment of committ ...Full story

International

Honda's India unit to account for ...

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NEW DELHI: The India unit of Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) will account for 25 percent of the Japanese carmaker's Asia Pacific sales target of 1.2 million units by March 2017, Managi ...Full story

Consumers globally upbeat on job prospects LONDON: More than half of consumers globally expect job prospects to be good to excellent in year ahead, a survey showed on Tuesday. That helped push glo ...Full story

IATA calls on govts to lead review of airspace ris ... BERLIN: Governments should take the lead in reviewing how risk assessments for airspace are made, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) ...Full story

China food scandal spreads SHANGHAI: The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald&r ...Full story

Depleting water reservoirs need rains to prevent c ... NEW DELHI: India’s reservoirs are depleting fast and monsoon rains need to pick up now if they are to have enough water to prevent a drop in output of maj ...Full story