Nepal | August 26, 2019

NEA to build 10 new hydropower projects

With the aim to increase the quantum of electricity generated by its subsidiary companies, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to build 10 reservoir and run-of-the-river (ROR) projects from this fiscal year....


Transport management bill envisages sweeping reforms

Nepal Parliament

The Kathmandu Valley Public Transport Management Authority Bill registered in the National Assembly stipulates a provision of easy, accessible, passenger-friendly, cost-effective and safe public transport by maintaining balance between demand and supply of public transport service....


Charge-sheet filed against Lamichhane, two others

District Attorney’s Office, Chitwan, today filed a charge-sheet against television host Rabi Lamichhane and two others at the District Court in connection with the suicide of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini....


High-stakes gamble: Iranian envoy gets surprise G-7 invite

A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight toward the heart of the city where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions....



Oil falls as trade war raises recession fears

Oil prices fell on Monday, pushing US crude to its lowest in more than two weeks, as an intensifying US-China trade war knocked confidence in the global economy....



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