Nepal | February 16, 2019

"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....

Kathmandu

Youths with STDs deprived of foreign employment

Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital Teku Hospital

Hundreds of youths suffering from sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis in the country are being deprived of foreign employment opportunities every year....

Nepal

Bill on civil servants’ transfer passed

The House of Representatives has passed the bill that will replace the Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance with a majority, paving the way for the federal government to appoint provincial chief secretaries, secretaries of provincial ministries and chief administrative officers of local governments fo...

World

California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday....

Opinion

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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 ...

  • Today’s youth: Living it our way

    Being told ad infinitum that the youth today have it easy, that we are entitled and spoilt and want everything with the least amount of effort is a tr...

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    EDITORIAL: Wilful inaction

    Seven months after the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta, a resident of Bhimdatta Municipality-2 of Kanchanpur district, the Central Invest...

  • 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 ...

  • Today’s youth: Living it our way

    Being told ad infinitum that the youth today have it easy, that we are entitled and spoilt and want everything with the least amount of effort is a tr...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Wilful inaction

    Seven months after the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta, a resident of Bhimdatta Municipality-2 of Kanchanpur district, the Central Invest...

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...

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