Nepal | January 18, 2020

Strategic plan to enhance trade in the offing

With an aim to enhance the contribution of the commerce sector to the economy or gross domestic product (GDP) of the country, the government is introducing a 10-year longterm strategic plan to enhance the country’s commerce sector....

Kathmandu

Security beefed up following blast in capital

Police said they had beefed up security across Kathmandu valley and at some government offices, following yesterday’s blast allegedly by Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party Nepal. ...

Nepal

Puppy love marriages destroying young lives

Nepal has one of the world’s highest rates of child marriage even though the practice was banned five decades ago....

World

Iran can take fight beyond its borders, Khamenei says after US strike, unrest

The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran's borders, the supreme leader said on Friday, responding to the US killing of a top general and to unrest at home over the accidental downing of an airliner....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Heed the call

    The Oli government’s intimidating tactics to subdue freedom of expression through a series of laws and deny justice to the victims of the decade-lon...

  • Raising financial literacy: Local levels have big responsibility

    On observing the lifestyle of the villagers, they seem to have no financial plans. They spend money right away, with no vision for the future, and are...

  • EDITORIAL: Ad hoc plan

    The concept of establishing industrial villages at the local levels is not a bad idea in itself as long as it helps to lift the farmers – major supp...

  • EDITORIAL: Heed the call

    The Oli government’s intimidating tactics to subdue freedom of expression through a series of laws and deny justice to the victims of the decade-lon...

  • Raising financial literacy: Local levels have big responsibility

    On observing the lifestyle of the villagers, they seem to have no financial plans. They spend money right away, with no vision for the future, and are...

  • EDITORIAL: Ad hoc plan

    The concept of establishing industrial villages at the local levels is not a bad idea in itself as long as it helps to lift the farmers – major supp...

Business

China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on firmer note

China economy, china yuan note

China's economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States and sputtering investment, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert a sharper slowdown....

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