Nepal | February 18, 2019

Provide interest subsidy to farmers rather than grants: Study

Weeding crops Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City

A joint secretary-led committee has called on the government to provide farmers with interest subsidy on loans rather than other forms of subsidies or grants....

Kathmandu

"Banks will not be allowed to fix interest rates arbitrarily"

As an assurance to a delegation of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday remarked that banks will not be allowed to impose interest rates arbitrarily....

Nepal

After one year, Far-west province govt hasn’t much to show

Far-west province government has completed one year....

World

‘Taking their last breath’: IS hides among Syrian civilians

From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries’ shared border. ...

Opinion

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    EDITORIAL: Take further action

    When President Bidhya Devi Bhandari addressed the 28th year of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on February 11, she h...

  • Food safety: Here’s how to secure it

    Unsafe food causes a staggering range of diseases. From diarrhoea to cancer and on to hepatitis, food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites ...

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    EDITORIAL: Challenging task

    The government has just launched a highly-challenging Prime Minister Employment Programme (PMEP), hoping to ease the huge unemployment problem of the ...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Take further action

    When President Bidhya Devi Bhandari addressed the 28th year of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on February 11, she h...

  • Food safety: Here’s how to secure it

    Unsafe food causes a staggering range of diseases. From diarrhoea to cancer and on to hepatitis, food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites ...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Challenging task

    The government has just launched a highly-challenging Prime Minister Employment Programme (PMEP), hoping to ease the huge unemployment problem of the ...

Business

ECTS service introduced for Nepal-bound cargo from Kolkata port on pilot basis

Pursuant to a proposal received from the government of Nepal to move towards a modality whereby Nepal-bound cargo can be allowed movement to Nepal without the need for Nepali traders to seek permission and file transit declaration, the Indian government has agreed to introduce a system on a pilot ba...

Sports

  • Thamel defend veteran title

    Thamel United won the title of the third Kunwar Brothers and Sons National Veteran Basketball Tourna...

  • Dhangadhi Premier League

    United stay in hunt; Goldens win, again

    Mahendranagar United stayed in the playoffs race with a seven-wicket victory over CYC Attariya in th...

  • Shree Kumari win

    Shree Kumari Club and Madhyapur Youth Association registered wins in the Martyrs Memorial B Division...

  • Rupandehi through

    Rupandehi-XI defeated Sunsari-XI in sudden death and advanced to the semi-finals of the 21st Tilotta...

Entertainment

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