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KATHMANDU: The country’s two major telecom companies have vowed to support the government in rehabilitation of the affected population and reconstruction of the damag ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: CNI relief distribution KATHMANDU: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), with support from MAHA Sanchar and its member organisations, continued to distribute relief materials ...Full story

IFC to shift its financing focus in future KATHMANDU: International Finance Corporation (IFC) — the private sector wing of the World Bank Group — has said that IFC’s financing in coming ...Full story

Jagdamba seeks permission to rebuild Dharahara KATHMANDU: Jagdamba Steels has expressed its commitment to rebuild Dharahara, which was destroyed by the devastating earthquake of April 25. “We ha ...Full story

IN BRIEF: MoF contributes to PM Relief Fund KATHMANDU: Ministry of Finance (MoF) has contributed Rs 8.206 million to Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund for the welfare of the earthquake victims. ...Full story

International

Qatar minister vows to improve migr ...

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DOHA: Qatar’s inability to ensure decent housing for its bulging migrant labour population was ‘a mistake’ the government is working to fix as it prepares to host ...Full story

S'pore‚ Malaysia push back deadline for rail ... SINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia have decided to push back an initial deadline of 2020 for the completion of a high-speed rail link between the wealthy city st ...Full story

Shanghai bans leaders' family members from pvt ven ... SHANGHAI: The Shanghai government has introduced rules to restrain the families of senior city officials from running private businesses, in a pilot measure tha ...Full story

Greece steps up diplomacy in a bid to avert cash ... ATHENS/BRUSSELS: Greece stepped up diplomacy with eurozone partners today to try to avert a potentially catastrophic funding crunch this month, when it must mak ...Full story

BIZ BRIEFS: Kotak profit rises MUMBAI: Kotak Mahindra Bank, India’s fourth-biggest private sector lender by assets, reported a better-than-expected 29.5 per cent rise in quarterly profi ...Full story