Tourism Board rescuing foreign citizens stranded in various placesBy RSS
The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been continuing activities to facilitate the related agencies and rescue the foreign tourists stranded in different parts of the country with the enforcement of prohibitory orders to contain coronavirus. The NTB formed a disaster management and communication cell and intensified the works on tourists' rescue.
Dry ports to have gantry cranes, automated gatesBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board (NITDB) is planning to set up modern technology like gantry cranes and automated gates at the dry ports that are in operation and being built, as well as truck tracking.
Tamakoshi stops testing of projectBy The Rising Nepal
Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectricity Project has stopped the testing of the civil and hydro mechanical structures after a manhole in one of the penstock pipes started leaking. A horizontal penstock pipe connecting the 373 metre lower vertical and 310 metre upper vertical shafts has started leaking through a manhole, said Dr. Ganesh Neupane, Spokesperson of the project. The lid of the manhole was not fitted properly. Currently, technicians are adjusting the plates of the lid which were not properly...
NATTA asks govt. to create environment for foreign nationals to return homeBy RSS
Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) has demanded that the government create environment for foreign nationals arrived here for Nepal visit to return home.
Aryal stresses agro mechanisationBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Padma Kumari Aryal has said that modernisation is necessary for the development of the agricultural sector. Speaking at a virtual dialogue programme on “Agricultural Mechanisation: Needs, Opportunities and Challenges”, organised by the Association of Nepali Agricultural Journalists (ANAJ) on Monday, Minister Aryal said mechanization should be made an integral part of agriculture.
COVID restrictions limit prospects of 4% economic growthBy Laxman Kafle
The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has said that it will be challenging to achieve the projected 4 per cent economic growth in the current fiscal year due to the COVID-19 and prohibitory order put in effect to control the spread of the virus.
China-Europe freight train trips surge in AprilBy The Rising Nepal
The number of China-Europe freight trains hit 1,218 in April, up 24 percent year on year, data from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) showed on Tuesday.
Farmers worry about marketing of vegetablesBy The Rising Nepal
After the prohibitory order was issued in the district due to COVID-19, the vegetables grown in his field are rotting down.
Mechi Provincial Hospital receives Rs 90 million from Federal GovernmentBy RSS
In its attempt to upgrade health care services in view of Covid-19, Mechi Provincial Hospital at Bhadrapur is to receive Rs 90 million from the Federal Government for the management of ventilators, oxygen plant and oxygen tank.
Restriction orders affect sale of litchiBy The Rising Nepal
Litchis are now ripening in the farmer's field. Although litchis have started ripening, the market is closed for sale. The prohibitory order enforced for the prevention and control COVID-19 has affected the farmers of Devghat Rural Municipality-5, Saune of Tanahun who are commercially cultivating litchi. Ward Chairman of Devghat Rural Municipality-5 Yal Bahadur Gurung has cultivated litchi in 400 plants in an area of 40 ropanis of land. Although litchis have started ripening now, the market is closed...
FM Paudel directs to speed up customs clearance of health materialsBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudal has directed civil servants to expedite customs clearance of health items, equipment and medicines related to the prevention, treatment and control of COVID-19.
10 of 22 stranded tourists in Manang rescuedBy RSS
Five of them who were stranded at Dingsyang Rural Municipility were airlifted to Kathmandu and five were sent to Pokhara on a jeep, said Chief of the Annapurna Conservation Area, Lekhnath Gautam.
China's economy to provide guide for global data: BloombergBy The Rising Nepal
Combined with this month's report showing a continued export boom, such evidence of a more widespread rebound taking hold would point to China continuing to be one of the main driving forces for global growth this year, the report said.
Mountain climbing affected since Thursday due to inclement weatherBy RSS
Department’s Director Mira Acharya, who is currently in the Everest Base Camp, said, “Hundreds of aspiring climbers are waiting for the fair-weather window to summit the mountains.”
Capital expenditure stands at 36% in 10 monthsBy The Rising Nepal
While only two months are left for the current fiscal year 2020/21 to end, the capital development expenditure of the government has remained very low.
Gauchan becomes first chopper pilot to conquer Mt. EverestBy The Rising Nepal
Keshav Prasad Gauchan has become the first helicopter pilot from Nepal to climb Mt. Everest.
Nepal Chamber distributes health items to six hospitalsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has distributed essential health items to various hospitals in Kathmandu. NCC officials, including Rajendra Malla, president of the NCC, have distributed the essential items, including PPE sets, surgical masks, surgical gloves, vitamin C tablets and cetamol tablets to government hospitals in Kathmandu.
Xiaomi lunched Poco X3 ProBy The Rising Nepal
Xiaomi has launched its latest smartphone Poco X3 Pro in Nepal. "We are introducing the most powerful smartphone in Nepal," Sourabh Kothari, Country General Manager of Xiaomi Nepal, said in a statement on Sunday. The smart phone offers an impressive q
Love Lake: Heart-shaped lagoons link up in Dubai desertBy The Rising Nepal
The spokesperson says the Love Lake project came with a simple design brief from Sheikh Mohammed himself, of creating "a symbol of love in the desert," while also providing a unique new tourist destination for couples and families.