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Govt to open fair price shops across nation 2019-09-05 20:00:00By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Sept. 6: The government is preparing to open fair price shops from next week targeting the upcoming Dashain festival. T

Unidentified group cuts down 600 banana trees in 2019-09-05 20:00:00By Our Correspondent Kathmandu, Sept. 6: An unidentified group destroyed banana trees of Namobuddha Agriculture Farm in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City

Nepal-India bus service to Lucknow    2019-09-04 20:00:00Nepalgunj, Sept 5 : A direct bus service will now be available from Nepalgunj to the Indian city of Lucknow. The Indo-Nepal Friendship Bus is bei

Global IME Bank starts joint financial transaction 2019-09-04 20:00:00By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Sept. 5: After acquiring the Hathway Finance Company, Global IME Bank has started joint financial transaction from Wedn

Goat, mutton become dearer in Jhapa 2019-09-04 20:00:00By Our Correspondent Damak, Sept. 5: When Dashain and other major festivals are approaching closer, the businessmen have increased the price of goat a

BOP, current account deficits go up 2019-09-02 20:00:00By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Sept. 3: The country’s current account deficit increased to Rs. 265.37 in fiscal year 2018/19 from Rs. 247.57 bil

Dozer use banned in small projects 2019-09-02 20:00:00Jajarkot, Sept 3: In keeping with environmental protection at the centre, Kushe rural municipality has imposed ban on the use of dozer and excavator i

Electric vehicle charging station inaugurated 2019-09-02 20:00:00By Ramesh Lamsal, Kathmandu, Sept 3: The policy adopted by the government to operate electric vehicles has come into implementation. The policy aims t

Sugarcane farmers demand payment of dues 2019-09-02 20:00:00By Our Correspondents Sarlahi, Sept. 3: Sugarcane farmers who were unable to get the payment of their sugarcane for three years have drawn the attenti

BOP, current account deficits go up 2019-09-01 20:00:00Kathmandu, Sept. 2: The country’s current account deficit increased to Rs. 265.37 in fiscal year 2018/19 from Rs. 247.57 billion the previous ye

Mugu apple farmers worry as road remains damaged 2019-08-21 20:00:00Nripendra Bahadur MallaMugu, Aug. 22 : Apple farmers in the district have worried after the Nagma- Gamagadhi road section of the Karnali Highway block

Mugu apple farmers worry as road remains 2019-08-20 20:00:00Nripendra Bahadur Malla, Mugu, August 21: Apple farmers in the district have worried as the Nagma- Gamagadhi road section of the Karnali Highway block

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Global stocks, bond yields lifted by U.S.-China trade 2019-09-13 16:19:25A gauge of global stocks rose for an eighth straight day and benchmark government bond yields climbed on Friday after signs of progress in U.S.-China

S&P ends lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions 2019-09-13 16:09:43The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered easing U.S.-China trade tensio

Apple counters Goldman call on 'negative impact' of 2019-09-13 15:12:48Apple Inc on Friday disputed a Goldman Sachs research note which stated that the company's plans to account for the trial of its new streaming servic

ECB hawks rally against Draghi's farewell stimulus 2019-09-13 15:01:32Conservative policymakers slammed the European Central Bank's lavish stimulus measures on Friday, voicing doubts about the need and effectiveness of

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot dodge foreign 2019-09-13 14:53:00A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and

Exclusive: WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO 2019-09-13 14:45:09WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount t

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act 2019-09-13 14:23:57Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online pla

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 2019-09-13 14:13:29As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are ro

UPS to pay $8.4 million to resolve U.S. 2019-09-13 13:45:36United Parcel Service Inc has agreed to pay the United States $8.4 million to resolve allegations it overcharged federal agencies for package deliver

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 2019-09-13 13:44:38PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing's 737 2019-09-13 13:04:58Boeing Co's best-selling jet, the 737 MAX, was grounded globally in March, days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that followed a simi

Solid U.S. retail sales calm some worries about 2019-09-13 13:02:01U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in August, pointing to solid consumer spending that should continue to support a moderate pace of econo

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Agricultural companies look to enter growing fake-meat market 2019-09-09 14:30:01Traditional agricultural companies are investing in the surging fake meat market, which some predict will triple in size over the next decade.

Volkswagen invests on new electric model. Will consumers 2019-09-09 12:16:38Carbon regulations are pushing EU auto companies to invest in electric vehicles, but so far only customers in wealthy countries are interested.

Why Albertsons says guns and grocery shopping don't 2019-09-09 05:45:46Supermarket operator Albertsons Companies joined Walmart, Kroger, and other retailers asking customers not to openly carry firearms while shopping.

China and industrial theft: What U.S. history says 2019-09-04 16:50:00The U.S.-China trade war ratcheted up Sept. 1 with new tariffs. Lessons from the U.S.’s commercial rivalry with Britain 200 years ago still reso

Capitalism under pressure: Why CEOs rethink corporate purpose 2019-09-03 16:16:00When 181 CEOs at the Business Roundtable’s revised their view of a corporation’s purpose, it reflected social changes since the Great Rece

Why carmakers are revving for regulation 2019-08-27 16:27:33A Trump proposal to scale back fuel efficiency standards has several key automakers siding with environmentalists in California.

The other economic trajectory: Global poverty in decline 2019-08-26 17:15:00Often the media focus on economic challenges, such as inequality and poverty. That’s important, but so is taking note of real progress.

As China trade war escalates, Iowa soybean country 2019-08-23 16:40:10For soybean farmers, weather is “an uncontrollable.” Now President Trump’s fight with China is, too.

Low interest rates are often a cure. Now 2019-08-16 17:16:00Amid warning signs of recession, economists are taking a look at the endemic circumstances that have brought the world to this point.

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Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies 2019-09-11 15:11:28Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on We

Northern Bahamas ravaged by 'disaster of epic proportions' 2019-09-04 16:29:33Following the “terrible devastation” of parts of the northern Bahamas in the Caribbean caused by Hurricane Dorian,  Secretary-General

‘Digital divide’ will worsen inequalities, without better global 2019-09-04 13:34:33Inequality will worsen unless the so-called “digital divide” – the gap between under-connected and highly digitalized countries &nda

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines 2019-09-04 10:52:32An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported b

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at 2019-09-02 14:17:55On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is exper

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection 2019-08-28 14:52:33At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in

For Africa, ‘winds of hope are blowing ever 2019-08-28 13:20:12African nations have made ‘significant progress’ in developmental efforts in the last few years, UN Secretary-General António

Corruption undermines democracy and contributes to instability, warns 2019-08-28 10:38:03Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability, Mirella Dummar-Frahi, Civil Soc

Technology brings positive change, but ‘collateral damage’ must 2019-08-27 18:19:06Digital technology has the potential to bring about a sustainable future, but the “collateral damage” of this transition must be mitigated

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma 2019-08-26 23:05:09Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmati

Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of 2019-08-22 11:20:26Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are n

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and 2019-08-20 16:00:09Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on

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Report: Air Force calls diversion of funds for 2019-09-13 15:56:53 The U.S. Air Force, in a report revealed Friday, said the planned $3.6 billion diversion of military funds for a border wall is a risk of national se

Italy joins Britain, Sweden to develop Tempest fighter 2019-09-13 15:46:36 BAE Systems and Italian defense contractor Leonardo agreed to work cooperatively on the next-generation Tempest fighter plane.

U.S. Navy tests unmanned underwater vehicles in Arctic 2019-09-13 13:53:29 An ordnance disposal unit successfully tested its mine countermeasures capabilities in the Arctic Ocean in Alaska, the U.S. Navy said.

Thailand agrees to buy amphibious landing ship from 2019-09-13 13:10:19 Thailand agreed to purchase an amphibious transport dock ship from a Chinese shipbuilder for $200 million, with construction expected to take about t

Navy's Truman Carrier Strike Group deploys without its 2019-09-13 12:13:59 With the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman sidelined with electrical problems, its surface escorts nonetheless began deployment from their East Coast

Morocco approved for $986M buys of F-16 ammo, 2019-09-12 16:08:43 The State Department has approved potential foreign military sales to Morocco worth $986M for TOW Missiles and additional F-16 ammunition.

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for 2019-09-12 13:47:36 Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for

Boeing awarded $45M contract for U.S. Navy, Australian 2019-09-12 13:10:34 The Boeing Company has been awarded more than $45 million for P-8A aircrew training upgrades for the U.S. Navy and government of Australia.

In rebuke to China, Taiwan calls for closer 2019-09-11 16:03:17 A report released on Wednesday by Taiwan's defense ministry calls for closer ties with the United States and other countries in a rebuke to China's

Britain demonstrates its new autonomous naval surface vessel 2019-09-11 15:48:58 Britain's next-generation autonomous surface vessel had its first public display at a London military trade show on Wednesday.

Poland approved by State Dept. for $6.5B buy 2019-09-11 13:51:06 A potential $6.5 billion deal that could bring up to 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter planes, engines and related equipment to Poland's military was ap

Marines complete 10-day attack simulation exercise 2019-09-11 13:46:52 The U.S. Marine Corps announced a successful naval exercise in the Philippine and East China seas and in Okinawa, Japan, on Wednesday, which included

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Banks forced to import gold when available at 2019-09-14 14:24:41Allowing banks to do local sourcing of gold that meets the standards will help solve many issues

Women with PTSD more likely to develop ovarian 2019-09-14 14:00:01Ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecologic cancer and the fifth most common cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the US

A dog owner more likely to smoke, yet 2019-09-14 13:54:59Dog owners are known to engage in more physical activity and are more likely to have regular exercise habits than those without dogs

FDA experts recommend new drug to reduce sensitivity 2019-09-14 13:51:30The recommendation all but assures the agency will approve the drug, called Palforzia and made by Aimmune Therapeutics

Take CMs' views before changing FinCom's terms of 2019-09-14 12:23:20the Centre changed the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission and mandated the panel to suggest ways for allocation of non-lapsable funds f

Realty sector welcomes stimulus for stalled projects, but 2019-09-14 09:58:37They rued that the government has not adequately addressed the issue of demand slowdown and lower sales

Infosys opens new R&D centre in Arizona, to 2019-09-14 08:31:10Arizona Technology and Innovation Centre has a special focus on autonomous technologies, Internet of Things (IoT), full-stack engineering, data scienc

Measures for real estate are good, but may 2019-09-14 08:17:32Besides this special window, interest rate on housing building advance is proposed to be lowered and linked to the 10-year G-sec yields

Export promotion scheme, shopping fests: FM's new measures 2019-09-14 08:01:50Make sense of all the announcements made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the exports sector

Rs 70,000 cr package announced for exports, realty 2019-09-14 07:47:15For exporters, a new scheme for reimbursement of taxes paid on exports will come into effect from January 2020 to replace existing dispensations

Aadhaar verification to be must for new dealers 2019-09-14 07:29:09Those who don't want Aadhaar authentication, physical verification will be carried out, which will be completed in three days, Sushil Kumar Modi said

Gurgaon Metro on the wrong track! Poor location 2019-09-14 04:16:14The Rapid Metro was constructed by IL&FS Infrastructure in two phases. Low ridership, high cost and poor location is believed to be responsible fo

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