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Ruined economy: Who to be responsible?

By Prajwal Shrestha We have everything but we don’t have anything. Today, in the era of this ‘loktantra” Nepal’s main source of earning foreign currency has become remittance revenue. From a exporter country, we have become an import based nation. If we look back to the history, Nepal had surplus …

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Is another India-Pakistan war imminent?

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Is a fourth general war between India and Pakistan imminent? If one were to go solely by the bellicose statements of a phalanx of armchair warriors and would-be strategists in India such a deduction might seem irresistible. Such a grim conclusion might appear equally inescapable hearing …

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Brutalities will not suppress the spirit of Kashmiris

By Muhammad Nawaz Sharif The international order established after the Second World War is passing away, but a new order has yet to emerge. Competition between the major powers is becoming more confrontational. This can pose serious threats to peace across Asia. A new Cold War threatens to engulf Europe. …

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Prioritizing actions against growing IS cyber-terrorism threat

Pramod Raj Sedhain Global terrorism dimensions are rapidly changing. International terrorist networks and their affiliates are growing tech-savvy. Terrorist groups have transformed their organizations from illiterate rural-based small militant groups to modern high-tech operational capabilities. Cyber space is becoming a key instrument of jihadists in their recruitment radicalization. Modern technological …

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Upper Marsyangdi ‘A’ starts power production

Kathmandu, Sept. 27:Upper Marsyangdi ‘A’ hydroelectricity project Monday started generating electricity. Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma Pravakar announced the commencement of power generation by the project. With it 25 megawatt electricity has been connected to the national grid. The hydropower project with 50 MW capacity in Bhulbhule VDC of Lamjung …

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NRB starts circulating new banknotes

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has started circulating new banknotes for the upcoming festive season to the public from Sunday. Though the central bank itself will distribute new banknotes to the public from October 2, it started distributing such notes to the bank and financial institutions (BFIs) from Sunday. The central …

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Global IME BLB Service in Kailali

Global IME Bank has started operation of additional two branchless banking (BLB) services in Kailali District. The bank in collaboration with UK aid’s Sakchyam Access to Finance has started branchless banking services at Olani-6, Godawari and Solta-7, Sugaarkhaal. Prasanna Banskota, Chief of Marketing Management and Business Promotion Department of the …

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Millennium Challenge Corporation Program in Nepal Moves Forward

Kathmandu – The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) – an independent U.S. Government agency working to reduce global poverty through economic growth- announced the launch of feasibility studies of various power sector projects proposed by the Office of the Millennium Challenge Nepal (OMCN), a Government of Nepal office which …

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‘Let’s Celebrate Together’ LG schemes

CG Electronics, the authorized distributor of LG products for Nepal, has announced a festive scheme entitled ‘Let’s Celebrate Together.’ Issuing a statement, officials of CG Electronics said the scheme offers customers ‘sure-shot prizes’ and also come with a cash back offer with the purchase of LG televisions and home appliances. …

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Nobel laureate Shechtman visits Chandragiri Hills

By Our Reporter Professor and Nobel Prize winner Dan Shechtman alnong with his group went to the Chandragiri hills. The director of the board of Chandra Giri hills ltd and the managing director of IME, Hem Raj Dhakal welcomed and presented memento to the Nobel laureate of the Iowa State …

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