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  • Investors should not always pass all risks to government

    The government is hosting the second investment summit on March 29-30 to draw the attention of foreign investors towards Nepal. The event is being held at a time when Nepal has not been able to attrac...

  • Eating your greens could become more costly due to climate change

    Keeping healthy could become more costly as climate change and water scarcity cause a huge drop in the global production of vegetables and legumes, scientists said on Monday....

  • ‘Investment cycle has stalled in Nepal’

    Rupak D Sharma of The Himalayan Times caught up with Ananth Narayan, newly elected Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank Nepal and Regional Head of financial markets for ASEAN and South Asia, Standard C...

  • WB revises down growth to 1.7pc this fiscal

    The economic prospects for the country seem to be getting bleaker, as the World Bank (WB) has revised down the growth for fiscal year 2015-16 to 1.7 per cent, versus an estimate of 3.7 per cent prior ...

  • FNCCI expresses concern about burgeoning black marketing

    he blockade in some of the southern border points has resulted in acute shortage of all essential goods. Refilling stations have pulled their shutters, and yet traffic congestion can be witnessed on t...

  • Climate change could result in 100 million poor: WB

    Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fuelling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank (WB)...

  • World this week – key news

    European telecoms group Altice will become a major force in the lucrative US cable market after it agreed to buy fourth-largest operator Cablevision for a mix of cash and shares in a deal worth USD 17...

  • SA frets over high food prices

    NEW DELHI: Ambika Biswas looks at her grocery bag and winces. She is buying food for her family in one of New Delhi’s cheapest markets...

  • Dangerous citrus pest found in California

    LOS ANGELES: A pest that can carry a fatal citrus disease has been found in Los Angeles County, stoking fears that California’s $1.6 billion citrus...

  • Dubai’s glamour doesn’t have to break the bank

    DUBAI: Dubai has earned itself an unlikely spot amid the world’s ritziest — and priciest — beachside hot spots. Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and David...

  • Budget speech ’09/10 – Full Text

    Honorable Speaker, 1. I feel honored to present the budget for the year 2009/10 as a Finance Minister of the coalition Government of Nepal formed...

  • India begins voting

    NEW DELHI: Indians voted in their tens of millions Thursday as month-long general elections — the world’s largest democratic exercise — kicked off with little...

  • Worth the effort

    The heads of state or government of the eight SAARC nations on Sunday concluded their two-day summit with a 41-point Colombo Declaration, in which they...

  • ADB likely to increase aid by 70pc

    Kathmandu, May 27: Asian Development Bank (ADB) is likely to increase its assistance by 60 to 70 per cent next year, provided Nepal maintains macro-economic...

  • Asia faces rising rice prices

    Food prices are continuing to skyrocket throughout Asia, causing many governments to intervene to stabilise domestic rice prices for fear of acute shortages in the...

  • IMF, WB forecast recession

    The US will fall into recession this year, dragging down global economic performance for the next two years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on...