A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Tuesday decided to this effect, said Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, government spokesperson and Minister for Communication and Information Technology, at a press meeting on Wednesday.
Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that the government would do its best to assist in increasing the morale of security personnel. He also directed police officers to boost the morale of police personnel. The minister was speaking at an event organised here today after taking lunch with police personnel belonging to a security battalion assigned to look after Singha Durbar.
The South Atlantic island of St. Helena is celebrating the birthday of the world’s oldest living land animal – a Seychelles giant tortoise called Jonathan, who is turning 190. The island governor’s house, where Jonathan has spent most of his life, is marking the occasion by opening up for three days to visitors wishing to celebrate the “historic milestone.”
Journalist Shiva Hari Bhattarai has been found dead today. Chairperson of the Madhes Province Media Council, Bhattarai was found dead while asleep in a bedroom belonging to the Holiday Resort at Patharkot of Lalbandi Municipality-13 in Sarlahi district, said the council secretary Sunil Thakur.
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed cases against 11 people at the Special Court. The cases were filed against them for misusing state resources.
In 454 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, four people were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update on Wednesday. Whereas, three people were found with the infection in 1,223 antigen testing conducted in the last 24 hours.
The world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, has erupted for the first time in almost 40 years. The lava flow is mostly contained within the summit, but residents have been placed on alert and were earlier warned about the risk of falling ash.
As many as 36 police were injured in clashes with protesters in India's southern state of Kerala who was demanding the release of a person arrested during a demonstration against a $900-million port project of the Adani Group, officials said. The growing agitation is a major headache for Adani's ports and logistics business worth $23 billion. The location of the port on India's southern tip is seen as key to winning business from ports in Dubai, Singapore and Sri Lanka.
Shuva Prasad Sharma is a cyclist who aims to visit 150 countries within five years. He started cycling in April this year and has visited eight countries by bicycle so far. He has travelled around countries like Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Bangkok, and Laos spinning the wheel of his bicycle.
Flossie, at the age of almost 27 – which is the feline equivalent of being 120 human years old, according to Guinness World Records – has been crowned the world’s oldest living cat.
He was appointed the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation on November 5, 2015, at the age of 75.
Chairman of the Elections Commission of Maldives, Fuwad Thowfeek has said that the election management and process have improved in Nepal compared to the past. The Maldives' Elections Commission Chairman is in Nepal in connection with observing the election to the Member of House of Representatives and Province Assembly held on November 20.
A court in the western Indian state of Gujarat has handed a six-month jail sentence to a man for letting his cattle stray on the streets. Prakash Jairam Desai was found guilty of letting them loose and endangering people's lives.