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MYAGDI: The number of domestic tourists visiting Mustang through Myagdi has declined heavily after the recent snowstorm. The tourists arriving here from different parts of t ...Full story

Nepal's rank slips in World Economic Freedom Index KATHMANDU: Nepal’s ranking in the latest World Economic Freedom Index slipped two positions to 126th, indicating presence of restrictive regulations and o ...Full story

Public transport fare to go up by 5.63 pc KATHMANDU: The government is hiking up the public transport fare by 5.63 per cent from November 1, against the instruction of the Commission for the Investigati ...Full story

PAC to wrap up NTB scam case tomorrow KATHMANDU: The Public Account Committee (PAC) of Legislature-Parliament is slated to give its decision on Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)’s financial irregulari ...Full story

Production cost of paddy doubled in last three ye ... KATHMANDU: The cost of production of paddy crops has increased two folds in last three years, from fiscal 2010-11 to 2013-14, due to increase in cost of labour, ...Full story

International

Germany‚ France to draw up pr ...

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BERLIN: Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up ...Full story

China plans 'new' economy BEIJING: China plans to grow its sports sector into a five-trillion-yuan ($817-billion) industry by 2025 to boost employment and domestic consumption in its &ls ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: Nepse suspends firms KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has suspended the share transaction of nearly five dozen companies citing the provision of Securities Listing Guidel ...Full story

China growth at five-year low in Q3 SHANGHAI: China’s economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AF ...Full story

Berlin aiding Paris dodge EU slap BERLIN: Germany is helping France to draw up a pact with the European Commission on deficit reduction and structural reforms to win Brussels’ approval of ...Full story