Vaccine Priority To Vulnerable PeopleThe Rising Nepal
When some drug giants like Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna and Oxford University announced that the coronavirus vaccines developed by them have high success rates, the entire world has now become quite optimistic. In the wake of an unprecedented success in the development of the much-needed vaccines, Nepal government has made a decision to amend laws in order to bring the disruptive drug in the country. President Bidya Devi Bhandari issued the Drug (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2077 last week. The cabinet...
Grade 12 exams from todayThe Rising Nepal
The National Examination Board (NEB) has stated that all preparations for the final examinations of Grade 12 have been completed. The examinations are beginning from Tuesday. The NEB stated that 433,000 examinees of 4,105 schools across the country are going to sit for the annual examinations.
New SSP pledges to manage capital’s trafficThe Rising Nepal
Newly transferred Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and in-charge at the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) Janak Bhattarai Monday said managing smooth traffic system and reducing road fatalities in the valley would be major works during his term. Speaking at a welcome and farewell ceremony hosted by outgoing in-charge SSP Bhim Prasad Dhakal of the Division, SSP Bhattarai said he would try his best to manage smooth traffic system in the valley in coordination with the KMC's City Police...
Civil servants need permission to teach Lok Sewa candidatesThe Rising Nepal
Civil servants wishing to teach preparation classes of the aspiring candidates of the examinations to be taken by the Public Service Commission (Lok Sewa Ayog) and similar bodies are now required to obtain approval from the government. Following a decision taken by the Council of Ministers on Sunday, the officials occupying the position of gazetted first-class officers (Joint Secretary) or above are now mandatorily required to seek permission from the Council of Ministers and other officials are...
Surkhet Airport to be expandedThe Rising Nepal
The government has decided to expand the runway of the Surkhet Airport for the second time after getting permission from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal to acquire 30 bighas of land. The way has been opened to expand the runway of the Surkhet Airport after the approval of the Council of Ministers. Voice has been raised to expand the runway by at least 300 metres from the existing 1,255 metres citing that the runway was short. It is believed that after the Cabinet meeting gave approval to...
Kiwi fruit brings prosperity to Ilam farmersThe Rising Nepal
The season of picking and selling kiwi, which has over time become a good source of income for farmers in Ilam, has now begun. Although the market has been disrupted due to the protracted lockdown, farmers have started picking kiwis and selling them in the market. According to farmer Toyanath Chapagain from Soyang, Ilam the Hayward and Allison varieties of kiwi planted in many villages of the district have grown sufficiently this year.
Blooming marigold businessThe Rising Nepal
With the demand of flower remaining constant in all seasons, farmers at Gundu of Bhaktapur, who used to grow makhamali flower in the past, are now attracted towards marigold flower cultivation. The demand for marigold and makhamali is especially high during Tihar festival. With the end of Tihar, the demand for makhamali has fizzled out, while that for marigold remains intact, said Anita Basnet, a resident of Gundu. Basnet, who has been in floriculture business for more than 20 years, has shifted...
Bagmati PSC announces vacancy for the first timeThe Rising Nepal
The Public Service Commission of the Bagmati State has opened vacancies for various positions in the state and local level for the first time. After one year of formation, the commission on Monday issued the vacancy for 469 seats in the fourth level by publishing an advertisement on the Gorkhapatra Daily. In its advertisement, the commission has mentioned that the appointment would be done on the basis of seniority, and promotion on work evaluation, open, inclusive and competitive internal written...
Don’t believe govt change rumours: PMThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Monday said the incumbent government will not change. Stating that those who want to push the country towards instability are spreading the illusion of opposition to the government and change of government, Prime Minister Oli said that the current government will not change under any circumstances.
COVID-19 recovery crosses 200,000 markAjita Rijal
With the additional 3,043 people recovering from the coronavirus on Monday, Nepal’s official national COVID-19 recovery tally has now jumped to 202,067, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). With this, Nepal has now crossed the 200,000 mark of the total people recovered from the virus in over the past 10 months since the first case of the virus was reported in the country. Nepal’s recovery rate now stands at 90.9 per cent, according to the latest MoHP situation report.
'No discussion over power sharing issue'RSS
At a press conference organised by Nepal Press Union, Kapilvastu, at Taulihawa on Monday, NC leader Mahat said that the NC was not in favour of power sharing, adding that there was no necessity of it in present circumstance.
PM's schedule affected due to weather: APF border security post inauguratedRSS
He was scheduled to observe the border area with the inauguration of border security post of the Armed Police Force (APF) Nepal set up at Jaubari hill, one of the best tourism destinations in Ilam.
FM Poudel directs employees to meet revenue collection targetRSS
Finance Minister Poudel shared that no compromise would be made to fulfill the target of revenue collection by addressing the challenges created due to coronavirus.
1,007 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu ValleyThe Rising Nepal
Of the total 1,980 new infections recorded across the nation on Friday, 1,007 new cases, 454 females and 553 males, were recorded in the Kathmandu Valley itself, revealed the MoHP in its daily update.
Indian External Affairs Secretary Shringla arriving NepalRSS
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the visit is a continuation of the high-level exchange visit between Nepal and India. On the first day of his visit, Shringla is scheduled to participate in the Foreign Secretary-level meeting between Nepal and India.
Minister Gurung calls for infrastructure development in IT sectorRSS
Information technology should be made responsible and transparent, said the minister at a virtual programme with the theme of 'Open Government: Civic Partnership' organised here by the NGO Federation of Nepal.
PM Oli urges not to go by misleading publicity against incumbent governmentRSS
Stating that the government was effortful of ensuring prosperity, Oli ranted that those who don’t want the country to prosper were hounding the incumbent government.
COVID-19 update: 1,980 new cases, 3,043 recoveries, 16 fatalities in last 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
"As many as 1,980 persons were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours," revealed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its daily update.
Known as origin of Bhandari of Dhananjya Gotra, Jhuleni gains popularity among domestic tourists for natural beauty (with photos)The Rising Nepal
Located at the midst of the dense forest and up at the peak, Jhuleni Summit offers a fascinating view of the snowcapped mountain ranges in addition to the Naubahini Rural Municipality region, including the Pyuthan Valley.