Chairman Dahal expresses grief over loss of life in Ghumthang landslideBy RSS
Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives and property in the landslide occurred at Ghaumthang of Bahrabise Municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk on Sunday morning. He has urged all concerned to devote to the search for missing ones and relief distribution to the
Bangladesh provides 5,000 vials anti-viral drug Remdesivir13 Sep, 2020
Bangladesh has provided anti-viral drug Remdesivir used for the treatment of the people infected with COVID-19 to Nepal as a gift. The drug in 5,000 bottles believed to be beneficial in the treatment of the infected people, has been supplied to Nepal through a Skytruck of Nepali Army, said NA's spokesperson Santosh Ballav Poudel. A five-member team led by Brigadier General Narsingh Rana reached Bangladesh to bring the drug. The drug would be handed over to the Ministry of Health and Population...
WB stresses technical education for women entrepreneurship13 Sep, 2020
The World Bank has recommended revising the curriculum of technical education and developing simple digital training modules for entrepreneurs to prepare and connect women and youth to better jobs and develop entrepreneurship. In a Job Diagnostic Nepal 2020 report published a couple of days ago, the WB suggested promoting entrepreneur networks targeting women and youth, and developing a mentoring programme that matches younger firms or self-employed youth with more established firms to help them...
Process of plasma therapy begins12 Sep, 2020
Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has started collecting the blood samples of the COVID-19 recovered patients for convalescent plasma therapy for the treatment of those battling with the virus infection. The NRCS started collecting blood from various seven blood transfusion service centres in the country, including the National Blood Transfusion Service, Kathmandu. The Red Cross stated that it started the programme in the request of the Nepal Health Research Centre (NHRC). Khim Bahadur Ranabhat,...
NCP fixes work division for two chairs12 Sep, 2020
The Standing Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday concluded by endorsing the report presented by the two chairmen of the party. The report was a roadmap to settle the problems surfaced in the party for the past four months. The meeting today has formally finalised the work division between the two chairmen, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachadna’, allowing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to run the government independently, and the latter to exercise all...
GBIA achieves 92% physical progress12 Sep, 2020
The physical construction work at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa has almost completed with 92 per cent progress. The construction work has completed and installation of lights and equipment is underway at the site, said the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. The contractors -- Civil Aviation Airport Construction Group, China and Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Limited -- have continued the construction work even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
KMC objects to DAO decision to open cart, street shops12 Sep, 2020
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Friday demanded a complete restriction on the operation of street shops that resumed from Thursday in Kathmandu. A delegation led by Deputy Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi reached the Katmandu District Administration Office (DAO) on Friday to meet Chief District Officer Janak Raj Dahal and asked for rethinking the order given to open footpath and cart shops in the capital city.
Ministry asks doctors to come in its contactBy RSS
Senior Medical Superintendent at the Policy, Plan and Monitoring Division of the Ministry, Dr Pawan Jung Rayamajhi, has urged the doctors studied under government scholarship to come in Ministry’s contact within five days.
Nepal adds 4m jobs in a decade: WB11 Sep, 2020
Nepal’s economy added nearly 4 million jobs over the past decade, and average job quality increased significantly, according to the World Bank’s recent Nepal Jobs Diagnostic report published on Thursday. But continued job creation, especially of wage jobs, is needed to absorb underutilised workers into better-quality, stable, and well-paid jobs, said the multilateral donor. "The economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – while not addressed in this report – highlights the importance...
UNICEF appeals to mainstream mental health care11 Sep, 2020
UNICEF has urged the government and other stakeholders to ensure the mental health becomes part of mainstream health care services in Nepal. "UNICEF calls on government and development partners, civil society, communities and families, to contribute to the prevention, therapy, treatment, and rehabilitation services for children and young people and ensure that mental health becomes part of mainstream health care services in Nepal," said the United Nations Agency in a statement issued on the occasion...
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