Biz briefs

Book Fair concludes

Kathmandu: The eighth Nepal Educational and Book Fair organised by Global Exposition and Management Service Pvt Ltd (GEMS) concluded here on Sunday. The fair was categorised into Education and Carrier section that ended on May 25 and the Book section that ended today. There were more than 85 stalls on education and carrier section and 65 stalls on book fair section.65,000 people visited the nine-day event. — HNS

KCCI forms new body

MAHENDRANAGAR: Shiva Raj Pandey has been elected president of the 11th district working committee of the Kanchanpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI). Ramesh Chandra Joshi and Dan Singh Thakurathi have been elected vice-presidents, Shankar Bahadur Chand as general-secretary, Suresh Rawal as secretary and Sanjeev Chandra Bhatta as treasurer. Likewise, Karabir Bhandari, Janga Bahadur Malla, Dinesh Raj Bhatta, Narad Pandeya, Hom Bahadur Panthi and Bhojraj Bhatta are the members. — RSS

Garlic price goes down

NAWALPARASI: Price of the garlic is continuously declining in Nawalparasi leading to a huge disappointment to the farmers. As a result of the low price, garlic that had to be sold last month is not sold yet. Price of the garlic has been on the decline in the market for the last four months. Farmers of Benimanipur, Arkhala, Dandajheri and Naram VDCs have been compelled to stock the garlic at their homes. — RSS

Telecomm service hit hard

BHAIRAHAWA: Consumers of Western Development Region are in difficult situation due to problems in mobile telephone, email and internet services provided by Nepal Telecommunication Company. — RSS

Fertilisers scarcity

MAHENDRANAGAR: Farmers in Kanchanpur district have demanded the immediate supply of improved seeds, chemical fertilisers and agricultural inputs in the district. The season of paddy plantation has begun and there is still scarcity of agricultural materials in the agricultural input corp. — RSS