RPP elected office-bearers sworn inBy RSS
Newly elected office bearers of Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), who won election in the RPP Unity Convention recently, have taken the oath of the office amid a function here today. Coordinator of the party central election committee Hari Bahadur Basnet administered oath to the elected party office bearers including its chairperson Rajendra Prasad Lingden.
Elections to NC provincial committees conclude, results todayBy The Rising Nepal
Vote counting of the Nepali Congress Provincial Committee elections held on Saturday has begun. The elections were held in six provinces expect for Province-2.
TU’s failure to stick to academic calendar leaves students at receiving endBy Manjima Dhakal
Rabi Kiran Khadka, 3rd semester student of Masters of Arts in English at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus, is fed up with the Tribhuvan University because of its inability to follow its academic calendar. According to Khadka, he would have completed his thesis by now had the TU properly executed its calendar. After joining the first semester in December 2019, Khadka got a chance to sit for the final examinations only in February 2021, more than two years after his enrollment in the two-year course. The...
RPP election result todayBy The Rising Nepal
The results of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) election will be announced Sunday morning. RPP Election Committee chair Raju Basnet informed late Saturday night that vote counting had started, but the results would be out only on Sunday. Voting for a new working committee under the unity general convention of the (RPP) had begun at the City Hall, Bhrikutimandap Saturday afternoon and lasted till late night. The voting for a 119-member committee including eight office-bearers—one chairperson,...
Qatari princess Thani's adventure on mountain peaksBy The Rising Nepal
Asma Al Thani has become the first Qatari woman to successfully conquer Mt. Ama Dablam, a 6,812 metres high peak in the Himalayas. The 31-year-old from Gulf Royal Family completed her exciting journey to the mountain amidst adversity that even threatened her life at times. "Our way back to the base camp was devastated by an avalanche. I was scared to death and was about to abandon the climb but my Sherpa guide kept inspiring me and motivated me to push for some extra metres every time," she said....
PM Deuba asks party workers to focus on 3-tier electionsBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday instructed his party’s rank and file to focus on local, provincial and federal elections by taking the intra-party election as a democratic exercise. Inaugurating the NC Province-1 committee’s first general convention virtually, he instructed NC leaders and workers to prepare for local, provincial and federal elections as the local-level general election would be held within months and provincial and federal elections...
Election of NC provincial committees todayBy The Rising Nepal
Several leaders of the Nepali Congress Friday registered their candidacy for various posts in the six provincial committees of the party under its 14th general convention NC Central Election Committee secretary Jagannath Shrestha informed that the election for the Provincial Committee was being held in six provinces on Saturday. In Province-2, candidacy nomination was obstructed due to internal disputes.
Worship of Mani Keshav Narayan resumes after 40 yearsBy Aashish Mishra
It was November 15, the day of Haribodhani Ekadashi, and the main courtyard behind the golden gate of Patan Museum was abuzz with activity. The chowk is almost always busy, made lively by the domestic and international tourists visiting the gallery dubbed one of the finest museums of South Asia. But this day was livelier than usual.
Nepal and Qatar agree to review labour contractBy TRN Online
The two sides have also agreed to make Qatar Visa Center better managed. The Qatari government has also agreed to set up training centers in all seven provinces of Nepal for enhancing the capability of the labourers aspiring to go to Qatar.
Poudel demands for implementation of Lumbini Master PlanBy RSS
CPN (UML) vice-chairman Bishnu Prasad Poudel has asked the government and stakeholders for the immediate implementation of the Lumbini Master Plan adding that it would contribute to the nation's economy and prosperity drive.
Passenger arrivals from 9 countries restrictedBy The Rising Nepal
Arrival of both Nepalis and foreign nationals to Nepal from nine different countries have been restricted until further notice from Thursday midnight after new variant of the Coronavirus, Omicron, started surging around the globe. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the travel restriction was imposed on the passengers arriving from Hong Kong (China), South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi.
Tiger census to begin from December 5By Indira Aryal
The country is going to start the National Tiger Survey from all the tiger-inhabiting national parks and nearby forests across the country from December 5. The census which is led by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC), is being launched from Chitwan National Park (CNP). Minister for Forest and Environment Ramsahay Prasad Yadav will inaugurate the National Survey in Sauraha of CNP on December 5.
President summons federal parliament sessionBy RSS
Issuing a press statement, the Office of the President said that the Federal Parliament session was called on December 14 at the recommendation of the government as per the Article 93 (1) of the Constitution of Nepal.
President Bhandari calls to include Buddhist philosophy, Buddha’s messages in curriculumBy RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the stakeholders to include Buddha’s messages and Buddhist philosophy in the curriculums from school to university levels.
President Deuba for NC's consolidation based on BP's thoughtsBy RSS
"NC has led most of the movements in the country, thereby creating foundation for development and prosperity. So, the NC's victory should be ensured in the upcoming elections at all levels," he stressed.
Follow health protocols, omicron might enter here as well: President BhandariBy TRN Online
The Head of the State suggested everyone to follow health protocols to check spread of the virus as omicron might spread in Nepal too, although no case of omicron has been detected in the country so far.
NC to hold its district convention of remaining districts after 14th National CongressBy RSS
The Nepali Congress has postponed all programmes of district convention including election of district working committee of those districts not conducting the district working committee election till today.
Suggests Chief Justice Rana to appoint Acting Chief JusticeBy TRN Online
A meeting of the top leaders of the five ruling parties has suggested Chief Justice Cholendra Shammer Rana to appoint acting Chief Justice by taking leave.
Speaker Sapkota returns home after attending IPU AssemblyBy RSS
The parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota returned home today after participating in the 143rd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). The Nepali delegation had left for Spain on November 24. The Assembly was held in Madrid, the capital of Spain, from November 26 to 30.
Govt will guarantee investment security: PMBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged investors from home and abroad to invest in Nepal with confidence. Addressing the Silver Jubilee of the Society of Economic Journalists Nepal (SEJON) and SEJON Award distribution ceremony on Wednesday, Prime Minister Deuba said that the government would spare no effort to improve the investment climate in the country and reduce the cost of doing business.