Headline News November 08, 2016

EDITORIAL: Disturbing fraud
Himalayan Times
Nepali banks have so far issued more than 3.5 million credit/debit cards to their customers who now feel they are at risk of having their money stolen …

Drop in cardamom price worries farmers
Himalayan Times
On the contrary, per man cardamom is fetching just around Rs 56,000 to Rs 60,000 this year, said Nepal Cardamom Entrepreneurs’ Federation …

Nepal: Drought slashes potato output
FreshPlaza
This year, potato production in Dolakha – a district in Nepal severely affected by the 2015 earthquakes – has dropped sharply due to a prolonged …

Nepali Americans upbeat about voting in presidential race
Republica
TIMES SQUARE, Nov 9: As Americans get ready to elect their 45th president, Nepali Americans, a relatively new community in this country, were …

Nepal Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analysis 2016-2021 – Research and Markets
Business Wire
The mobile market in Nepal continues to grow at a moderately strong rate in a relatively mature market, although growth began to taper off by 2015.

Virginia Tech service group establishes partnership in Nepal
Virginia Tech
As the students sought advice regarding potential projects in Nepal, Hammett, who first worked in Nepal as a Peace Corps volunteer in 1974, was the …

Traveling in Nepal
U.S. Embassy or Consulate
Nepal is a country with frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty. U.S. citizens who are planning to travel to Nepal are strongly encouraged to …

‘All are equal but some are more equal than others’
Anna Note
No person shall be denied the equal protection of law,” reads Article 18(1) of Nepali Constitution beginning with the marginal note of “Right to equality.

India Plans to Supply LNG to Nepal via River
Natural Gas World
Inland Waterways Authority of India plans to transport LNG to Nepal byriver under the Jal Marg Vikas project, Businessline reported November 6.

Festive offers and Smartphones
Himalayan Times
As the festive season wears off, it shows how the market of smartphones have boomed. The Nepali market was flooded with offers and schemes on …

Gorkhaland statehood movement may become armed again in West Bengal
The New Indian Express
Sanjay Rai may have taken shelter in Nepal. A sedition charge has … “The explosives may also be linked to the Maoists of Nepal. Nepal Maoists are …

Make Kathmandu Valley load shedding-free area, PM tells NEA
Himalayan Times
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in a meeting with the Nepal Electricity Board (NEA) Managing Director Kul Man Ghising at Baluwatar on …

Delhi: After Sadar Bazar, fire breaks out in Nepali woolen market
Firstpost
The fire broke out in the Nepali woollen market, in front of the Jama Masjid area, fire officials told IANS. “A fire call was received at 1:10 am following …