IME partners with MoneyGram to expand digital access to global platform

IME partners with MoneyGram to expand digital access to global platform
Kathmandu,  IME Limited and IME Digital, a digital wing of IME Limited of Nepal, has partnered with MoneyGram International Inc, a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers. MoneyGram has announced on Wednesday that it has partnered with IME Digital to expand digital access of its global platform through IME Pay app and enable consumers in Nepal to receive remittance dir...

Listing Tilaurakot, palace of Buddha’s father in Nepal, as World Heritage site: Here is evidence found so far

Listing Tilaurakot, palace of Buddha’s father in Nepal, as World Heritage site: Here is evidence found so far
In 1996, the government of Nepal selected seven additional places from the country that could be UNESCO World Heritage sites. Since then, no work has been done to implement the proposal. Lately, the government of Nepal has started preparations to list one place, Tilaurakot,  out of those seven places as a World Heritage site. The government allocated some budget for excavation this fiscal year ...

Govt to proceed foreign grants, concessional loans

Govt to proceed foreign grants, concessional loans
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to put forward grant and concessional loans received from various foreign countries and sectors. The Cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to hold talks relating to USD 80 million (around Rs 9.38 billion) to be received from the World Bank for the Rural Economic and Enterprise Development Project, said Government’s spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at a pres...

Women Entrepreneurs Worry As Their Handicrafts Remain Unsold

Women Entrepreneurs Worry As Their Handicrafts Remain Unsold
By Smita Adhikari Pokhara, Sept. 24: Woman entrepreneurs of Pokhara are now worried after a large amount of handicrafts they produced remain unsold due to COVID-19 pandemic. In Pokhara, the handicrafts produced out of the skill of thousands of women have been stocked almost for a year. The arrival of tourists has tumbled in Pokhara since last year due to dengue outbreak for the first two months...

Govt to sell onions seized from black marketeers at Rs 60/kg in Kathmandu

Govt to sell onions seized from black marketeers at Rs 60/kg in Kathmandu
The government is preparing to sell onions it seized from alleged black marketeers in recent marking monitoring in Kathmandu at a subsidised rate of Rs 60 per kilogram. The preparation follows reports that black marketeers excessively hiked the price of onions in the market citing export restrictions in India. Recently, market monitors had seized 120 quintals of onions from vegetable markets...

ANFA seeks govt permission to resume training

ANFA seeks govt permission to resume training
Kathmandu - The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has demanded that the government allow resumption of training. The ANFA office bearers met Member Secretary of National Sports Council (NSC) Ramesh Kumar Silwal and reminded him about players worrying about the sport. NSC Member Secretary Silwal was urged to help create favourable atmosphere for players' training. With the government's plan to ...

NTB organising festival-focussed photo competition

NTB organising festival-focussed photo competition
Kathmandu - The Nepal Tourism Board is organising a photo competition targeting upcoming festivals. The competition aims to provide a festive feeling mixed with positivity and creativity at a time when festivals may be affected by global COVID-19 pandemic unlike in the past, said the NTB. Participants are required to send relevant photos related to festivals online through NTB's website until Nove...

Nepali peace worker Senchurey honored with International Peace Award 2020

Nepali peace worker Senchurey honored with International Peace Award 2020
KATHMANDU: Rajendra Senchurey, a peace worker from Nepal, was honored with the “Books for Peace 2020” special award for his contribution to peace building. The prize was announced on 12 September at Academic Hall of the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome of Italy organized with the collaboration of associations from 61 countries. Due to the travel restrictions imposed against the COVID-19...

Rise of e-commerce in Nepal: A pioneer explains

Rise of e-commerce in Nepal: A pioneer explains
Every time, while scrolling your Facebook, Instagram, or even TikTok timeline, you might have seen advertisements of several goods and services that allow you to make your order and pay for the purchase. Along with the development of information technology, commercial transactions have also been made possible electrically. Consequently, in Nepal also, there are various companies like Daraz, Sas...

Nepse up 20.75 points in first one hour

Nepse up 20.75 points in first one hour
THMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has increased by 20.75 points to reach at 1,505 in the first one hour on Wednesday. The benchmark index witnessed the transaction of over 1 billion rupees during the period. As many as 2,179,000 units of shares from 173 companies were sold for Rs 1.06 billion in the first one hour of the transaction. Seven hydro power companies are among the 10 compan...