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Start-ups hope for the best while preparing for the worst

KATHMANDU: Three months ago, Pujan Manandhar, Founder of Simplyyou.np, a décor producing start-up invested in several expensive pieces of machinery…

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Industries may operate on priority basis

Kathmandu, May 5 With the extended nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus slated to end on May…

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NRB mulls over extending moratorium on loan recovery

Kathmandu, April 14 Nepal Rastra Bank is preparing to introduce a second phase relief package targeting businesses and individuals impacted…

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ADB announces $6.5bn package, WB response raised to $14bn

Kathmandu, March 18 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced a $6.5 billion initial package to address the immediate needs…

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Covid-19: Both danger and opportunity

Today is my 23rd day of isolation in my apartment in Shanghai, my 23rd day of living in solitude and not going…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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The day of pangolins

Photo: TULSHI LAXMI SUWAL Covid-19, the renamed Novel Coronavirus started at a wet market in Wuhan and has already taken the lives of…