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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


SC to examine if state entry tax violates 'freedom of trade'

New Delhi, July 18 -- A nine judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court bench will hear from Tuesday a batch of petitions by some top corporate houses and business associations challenging the impo... Read More


Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso to make lithium-ion batteries in India

New Delhi, April 15 -- Suzuki Motor Corporation on Friday said that it has reached a basic agreement with Toshiba Corporation and Denso Corporation for establishment of a joint venture company which w... Read More


District headquarters of Saptari yet to attain ODF status

Nepal, Dec. 12 -- Rajbiraj has earned the reputation of a city with well-managed settlements. However, despite numerous efforts of the municipality as well as various governmental and non-governmental... Read More


Deepak Prakash Bhatta secures victory in Kanchanpur-3, defeats Ramesh Lekhak

KATHMANDU, Dec. 12 -- CPN-UML candidate Deepak Prakash Bhatta has secured victory defeating Nepali Congress prominent leader Ramesh Lekhak by 258 votes in Kanchanpur-3. Bhatta secured 26364 votes whe... Read More


Race for chief ministers begins

KANCHANPUR, Dec. 12 -- Sher Dhan Rai, Lal Babu Raut, Astha Laxmi Shakya, Prithvi Subba Gurung, Shankar Pokharel, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi and Karna Bahadur Thapa have been seen as the frontrunners to le... Read More


Mega Bank appoints Anupama Khunjeli acting CEO

KATHMANDU, Dec. 12 -- Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has appointed Anupama Khunjeli as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank, on Monday. A meeting of the bank's board of directors appointed Khunj... Read More


Mobile phone imports via Birgunj jumps five times

Nepal, Dec. 12 -- Import of mobile phones has jumped by more than five times via the Birgunj customs point. According to statistics of Birgunj Customs Office, 147,005 cell phones entered the country i... Read More


Banking services still centered around capital city

BIRGUNJ, Dec. 12 -- The services of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are still largely concentrated in and around the capital city though the country has moved toward a federal set-up. Accordin... Read More


Malaysian group plans to invest in Nepal's hydropower

KATHMANDU, Dec. 12 -- A Malaysian investor, which employs over 400 Nepalis as security personnel in Malaysia, has announced its plan to invest US$ 400 million in Nepal. Ludhiana Holdings Sdn Bhd, the... Read More