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Regulator says gas bottling plants flouting safety rules

Kathmandu, Jan. 30 -- Most of the gas bottling plants have not been following safety measures putting consumers at high risk of suffering injury or even death due to unsafe cylinders, the Nepal Bureau... Read More


Stockbrokers rush to expand branches

Kathmandu, Jan. 29 -- Stockbrokers who were reluctant to open branches outside the Kathmandu Valley until a few days ago have been rushing to open new branches after the government indicated that comm... Read More


Foreign currency expenses to be tightened to check balance of payments deficit

Kathmandu, Jan. 28 -- The government is preparing to tighten the payment system and foreign currency expenses amid growing pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves. A government panel forme... Read More


Nepse index sheds 1.26 points

Kathmandu, Jan. 27 -- Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week shed 1.26 points to close at 1,172.78 points, as investors became dismayed by the ongoing problems with the automated trading software and ... Read More


Transshipment privileges in Kolkata from Feb 15

Kathmandu, Jan. 26 -- Nepal will receive transshipment privileges and permission to use the electronic cargo tracking system on Nepal-bound cargo at Kolkata port from February 15. The facility is expe... Read More


Customs office says it'll put up seized liquor for auction but is vague on details

Kathmandu, Jan. 25 -- The Department of Customs says it will put up thousands of bottles of liquor seized at the Tribhuvan International Airport for an auction, but what it won't say is: when. Nor doe... Read More


Tighter checks for importers producing fake documents: Customs Department

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- With an increasing number of traders producing fake details on imported goods, the Department of Customs has warned that it may put around 67 percent of these goods under the red... Read More


Salt Trading to buy 20,000 tonnes of sugar for buffer stock

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- Salt Trading Corporation has decided to buy 20,000 tonnes of sugar from domestic producers with the objective of maintaining intervention stocks. It will sell sugar from its stor... Read More


Coffee imports value 42pc more than value of exports

Kathmandu, Jan. 21 -- The value of Nepal's coffee imports exceeded the value of its coffee exports by 42 percent in the last fiscal year 2017-18. According to the National Tea and Coffee Development B... Read More


Short term investors boost Nepse

Kathmandu, Jan. 20 -- The sensitive index that measures the performance of Group 'A' firms also increased marginally by 0.35 points to close at 251 points with a notable rise in the sub-indices of the... Read More