Nepal | March 22, 2019

Foreign direct investment commitment falls by 63pc

With only a week left for the Nepal Investment Summit to kick off, the investment environment in the country does not seem anything to cheer about as foreign direct investment commitment has gone down notably in recent months....

Kathmandu

Government yet to file amendment proposal on penal code in Parliament

Government ministers publicly spoke about amending the provisions of the new penal code that restricted freedom of expression and criminalised defamation, but the government did not register a new bill at the Parliament Secretariat to amend the restrictive provisions....

Nepal

Holi with jailbirds in Saptari

Festival of colours, Holi, was celebrated with a lot of gusto in Rajbiraj, Saptari, on Thursday....

World

Ferry capsize kills nearly 80 in Iraq's Mosul: medics

At least 79 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical sources told....

Opinion

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    EDITORIAL: Ambitious plan

    The 500KW capacity Pharping Hydropower project, which came into operation in 1911, is the country’s first power plant....

  • Banking association: Not for interest cartelling

    A banking association is similar to other professional associations, in that it gathers intelligent, like-minded professionals to provide participants...

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    EDITORIAL: Allow self-declaration

    The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee’s decision requiring an authorised doctor’s recommendation to obtain citizenship cer...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Ambitious plan

    The 500KW capacity Pharping Hydropower project, which came into operation in 1911, is the country’s first power plant....

  • Banking association: Not for interest cartelling

    A banking association is similar to other professional associations, in that it gathers intelligent, like-minded professionals to provide participants...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Allow self-declaration

    The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee’s decision requiring an authorised doctor’s recommendation to obtain citizenship cer...

Business

Remittances surge 28.5 per cent in seven months of current FY

As per the statistics revealed by Nepal Rastra Bank on Friday, the country has witnessed a surge in remittances by 28.9 per cent in seven months of the fiscal 2018/19 when compared to same period last year....

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