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Airport renovations to be wrapped up by tourist season.
02 Aug 2015

Airport renovations to be wrapped up by tourist season. Read Full


MVR 1.5bn to be spent on harbor projects in 2015.
02 Aug 2015

MVR 1.5bn to be spent on harbor projects in 2015. Read Full


Contracts signed for construction of coastal structures in three islands.
02 Aug 2015

Contracts signed for construction of coastal structures in three islands. Read Full


Thunburudhoo reinstated as surfers’ island.
02 Aug 2015

Thunburudhoo reinstated as surfers’ island. Read Full


President inaugurates Villimale’ Hospital.
02 Aug 2015

President inaugurates Villimale’ Hospital. Read Full


Gold imports up 61% at 155 tonnes in April-May
02 Aug 2015

NEW DELHI: India's gold imports shot up by about 61 per cent to 155 tonnes in the first two months of the current fiscal mainly due to weak prices globally and the easing of restrictions by the Reserve Bank. Read Full


Rubber plantation catching farmers' fancy in Arunachal Pradesh
02 Aug 2015

ITANAGAR: Rubber plantation has of late become the centre of attraction for farmers in Arunachal Pradesh, with the government laying emphasis on the crop over the past few years. Read Full


Hero Motors sells over four lakh two-wheeler units in July
02 Aug 2015

NEW DELHI: Hero Moto Corporation Ltd. ( HMCL), the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, clocked 4,87,580 units of two-wheelers in dispatch sales in the month of July. The company had sold 5,29,862 units in the corresponding month last year. Read Full


Foreign investment commitment rises
02 Aug 2015

KATHMANDU, Aug 1, Foreign investment commitment in the last fiscal year is enthusiastic despite the earthquake on April 25 disrupting investment environment. Commitment of direct investment (FDI) for Rs 67 billion was received for small and medium sized projects in the fiscal year 2071/72, according to the Department of Industry. It is more than three times higher than Rs 20 billion of the preceding year. Read Full


Nepse Transactions Jump 225pc
02 Aug 2015

KATHMANDU, Aug. 2 -- Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) last week recorded a whopping 225.29 percent jump in transactions to Rs3.03 billion. Read Full


Kalikot district attains self-reliance in veggie
02 Aug 2015

Aug 1, 2015-Vegetable supplies to Kalikot from neighbouring districts of Surkhet and Nepaljung have dropped by almost 50 percent, with increased local production. Read Full


First trade deficit with Bangladesh in 10 years
02 Aug 2015

KAKADVITTA, AUG 05 – For the first time in 10 years, Nepal recorded a trade deficit with Bangladesh in 2014-15, thanks to a fall in the export of lentils. Nepal had been enjoying a surplus in trade with Bangladesh since 2004-05. Read Full


Prices of fuel, gold other commodities up in Kabul
02 Aug 2015

KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to decline in value of Afghani against foreign currencies, the prices of fuel and Arabic gold witnessed a slight increase in the outgoing week, retailers said on Thursday Read Full


President Ghani’s promises for Afghan economy
02 Aug 2015

Asphalt a two-lane road from Kandahar to Uruzgan provinces Read Full


Chabahar Port Agreement Nears Final Stage
02 Aug 2015

As the governments of Afghanistan, India and Iran finalize negotiations over the Chabahar Port trade agreement, focus has shifted toward plans for the development of the key infrastructure related to the project, which is expected to help connect Afghan goods to global markets. Read Full


DPL to raise Rs. 722 mn via rights to modernize plant, settle short-term loans - See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/81707/dpl-to-raise-rs-722-mn-via-rights-to-modernize-plant-settle-short-term-loans#sthash.6yMf90xO.dpuf
02 Aug 2015

Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC (DPL) will be raising Rs. 722.46 million by the way of a new rights issue to modernize its plant and settle short-term loans, according to an announcement at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). - See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/81707/dpl-to-raise-rs-722-mn-via-rights-to-modernize-plant-settle-short-term-loans#sthash.6yMf90xO.dpuf Read Full


Piramal Glass posts Rs.146 mn net profit for 1Q16, up 70% yoy - See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/81711/piramal-glass-posts-rs-146-mn-net-profit-for-1q16-up-70-yoy#sthash.P4ixycnh.dpuf
02 Aug 2015

Glass bottle and container manufacturer Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC posted a net profit of Rs. 146.8 million for the 3 months ended June 30 (1Q16), up 70 percent year-on-year (yoy) drawing on the increased domestic food and beverage consumption. - See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/81711/piramal-glass-posts-rs-146-mn-net-profit-for-1q16-up-70-yoy#sthash.P4ixycnh.dpuf Read Full


Trade deficit scales a new height
02 Aug 2015

Trade deficit crossed the $10 billion-mark for the first time in fiscal 2014-15 on the back of a wide mismatch between export and import growth. Read Full


Argon Denims plans expansion as demand rises
02 Aug 2015

Argon Denims, a subsidiary of Evince Group, plans to purchase nine air jet looms at Tk 5 crore to increase its production capacity and generate higher revenue. Read Full


Rate cuts hinge on inflation's downward curve: BB
02 Aug 2015

The central bank yesterday signalled cuts in policy rates in the coming months if inflation continues its downward trend. Read Full


Tourism industry asks for policy on regional tourists
31 Jul 2015

Tourism industry asks for policy on regional tourists Read Full


Non-tariff barriers impede Bhutan-Bangladesh trade.
31 Jul 2015

Non-tariff barriers impede Bhutan-Bangladesh trade. Read Full


World Bank extends USD 20m policy credit.
31 Jul 2015

World Bank extends USD 20m policy credit. Read Full


Pakistan, Belarus set to sign agricultural cooperation accords
31 Jul 2015

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Belarus are set to sign three accords related to agricultural cooperation during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Belarus. Read Full


Cement, fertiliser lead modest gains on KSE
31 Jul 2015

KARACHI: Stocks recovered some of the losses on Tuesday as the KSE-100 index recouped 99.17 points (0.28 per cent) to close at 35,274.66. Read Full


Oil imports fall 21pc
31 Jul 2015

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s oil import bill declined by 21.30 per cent to $11.695 billion in 2014-15 from $14.860bn in the preceding year, suggested Pakistan Bureau of Statistics data on Wednesday. Read Full


Abundant opportunity for joint-ventures with Saudi' says President
31 Jul 2015

Abundant opportunity for joint-ventures with Saudi' says President Read Full


Maldives law selling foreigners islands stokes Delhi’s fears of rising Chinese role.
31 Jul 2015

Maldives law selling foreigners islands stokes Delhi’s fears of rising Chinese role. Read Full


Ooredoo licensed to provide fixed line internet service.
31 Jul 2015

Ooredoo licensed to provide fixed line internet service. Read Full


GM to invest $1 billion in India to boost exports
31 Jul 2015

General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Wednesday it will invest $1 billion over the next few years to turn India into a global export hub, even as it cuts production capacity in the country due to sluggish demand Read Full


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