Tourism entrepreneurs hope for gradual revival of business17 Sep, 2020
With the announcement of the resumption of public transportation and hospitality sectors including hotels and air service from 17 September, the tourism sector is developing confidence of the business revival. Had it been the normal times, this time around the public bus services would have announced the opening of the tickets for the Dashain travel, tours and travel companies would have launched attractive inbound and outbound trip packages, traders would have filled up their shops with new products....
Coronavirus infection confirmed in five more persons, including journalistBy RSS
Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in five more people in Gandaki state today. Among them one is a journalist and two are the Tourist Police persons, the Province Health Directorate stated.
Government brings adjusted school curricula16 Sep, 2020
Ministry for Education, Science and Technology Tuesday unveiled School Level Curriculum Adjustment Models, 2077 with a target to complete the academic session by Mid-April next year. Now, all schools across the country need to give continuity to alternative modes of teaching as directed by the models. The Ministry has developed the models so that the students could be assured minimum learning achievement of the concerned grades. The government has brought the models to avoid the loss of the academic...
ADB projects economic growth at 1.5%16 Sep, 2020
Nepal’s economy is anticipated to grow by 1.5 per cent in fiscal year 2020/21 from the preliminary estimate of 2.3 per cent, according to the latest Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update, a publication of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Decline in exports, remittances, and tourist income, and the stringent measures to contain the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, even as the lockdowns have gradually eased, would contribute to further slump in the economy, it said.
TIA completes capacity enhancing infrastructure amid COVID-1916 Sep, 2020
Construction of four capacity enhancing infrastructure has been completed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) during the time of lockdown enforced to check the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. During the time of the lockdown, extension of the 300m runway, construction of two parking bays, sterile hall gate lounge in international departure and international arrival covered walkway have been completed. Of these four infrastructure, runway expansion, parking bays and gate lounge were constructed...
NEA bids farewell to CEO GhisingBy RSS
At the programme, senior deputy executive director Hitendra Dev Shakya praised the outgoing CEO Ghising as an honest and diligent person. "With Ghising's successful leadership in the last four years at NEA, we all employees felt proud of working here. Even his enemy respects him."
PM Oli for increasing children's learning habitBy RSS
At a virtual programme organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens here today on the occasion of National Children's Day, Prime Minister Oli stressed the need of increasing learning habit of children towards through the use of technology in education.
Local governments to manage alternative learning14 Sep, 2020
The 'directives on student's learning facilitation, 2077' introduced by the Ministry for Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) has been endorsed by the Cabinet giving authority to the local governments to manage learning opportunities through alternative modes for school students.
Govt prioritises child rights: PM14 Sep, 2020
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that protection of child rights and ensuring their welfare was in the government’s priority. In a message of best wishes to the guardians and children in the country and abroad on the occasion of the National Child Rights Day on Monday, Prime Minister Oli mentioned that the government was formulating and implementing laws and policies for protecting the child rights as per the constitutional provision.
President urges for shifting vulnerable settlements14 Sep, 2020
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her concerns over the loss of human and properties caused by a landslide in the district of Sindhupalchowk. In a message on Twitter account this evening, the President mentioned that Sindhupalchok district was continuously facing disasters caused due to flooding and landslides in this rainy season and termed it painful. The President has also drawn the attention of bodies concerned for shifting the vulnerable settlements to the safer zones after geographical...
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