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CIAA arrest 2 customs officials for taking bribes from service seekers

CIAA arrest 2 customs officials for taking bribes from service seekers

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested two customs official at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for taking bribes from service seekers. A special team deployed…

Nadal beats Federer to advance to the semifinal of Western & Southern Open

Nadal beats Federer to advance to the semifinal of Western & Southern Open

Rafael Nadal defeated his old nemesis Roger Federer once again to advance to the semifinal of the Western & Southern Open. Nadal beat Federer 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. Nadal has now…

Nepali Rupee hits record low at 99.02 per US Dollar

Nepali Rupee hits record low at 99.02 per US Dollar

The Nepali Rupee has now hit a record low of 99.02 against the US dollar. The Indian currency has been reaching a new low and that affects the Nepali Rupee…

Facebook to test a new mobile payment feature

Facebook to test a new mobile payment feature

The world’s largest social networking company has announced that it will soon test a new mobile payment feature. Facebook has stated that it will use payment details added by users…

Trade deficit increases by 23.9% to Rs 479.82 billion

Trade deficit increases by 23.9% to Rs 479.82 billion

According to the country’s central bank, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), trade deficit increased by 23.9% in fiscal year 2012-13 to Rs 479.82 billion. Imports increased by 20% to Rs 556.74…

NCSBA reduces price of chicken in Kathmandu Valley

NCSBA reduces price of chicken in Kathmandu Valley

Nepal Chicken Sellers Association (NCSA) has decided to reduce the price of chicken in Kathmandu Valley. According to NCSA officials, the price of chicken per kg will now be Rs…

TIA diverts incoming flights after runway gets damaged

TIA diverts incoming flights after runway gets damaged

The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has diverted incoming flights after a section of the runway was damaged. According to TIA officials, flight operation was halted for half an hour today.…

Rs 250 million spent for former Kamalaris in the past 13 years

Rs 250 million spent for former Kamalaris in the past 13 years

According to media reports, social organizations working to free Kamalaris across the country have spent Rs 250 million for their upliftment in the past 13 years. According to the stakeholders…

Death toll from clashes in Egypt reaches 638

Death toll from clashes in Egypt reaches 638

According to international media reports, death toll from clashes in Egypt has soared past 600. The international community has condemned the bloody crackdown by security forces against Islamist supporters of…

Domestic airlines hike fuel surcharge

Domestic airlines hike fuel surcharge

Domestic airlines have decided to raise the fuel surcharge by Rs 385 after the state-owned oil supplier Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) hiked aviation fuel prices by 8% on August 10.…

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