1,086 new cases of COVID-19, 1,351 recoveries, 10 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,665 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,086 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the MoHP on Friday through its regular update.
4.4 million doses of Vero Cell vaccines arrive from ChinaBy Mahima Devkota
4.4 million doses of the Vero Cell vaccine have arrived in Nepal via Nepal Airlines from China at 1.30 PM on Friday.
Constitutional bench to hear writ petitions against ordinance relating to political partiesBy The Rising Nepal
Hearing on writ petitions filed against ordinance relating to political parties (second amendment) has been scheduled for today in the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court (SC).
Cabinet expansion within a week: Chairman NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Inaugurating the central office of the party in Aaloknagar, New Baneshwor on Friday Morning, Chairman Nepal said, "The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is being held on September 20. Let's hope that all the pending works of the government and the House will be settled then."
PM Deuba wishes Indian PM Modi on his birthdayBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended greetings to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, on the occasion of his 71st birthday.
Kathmandu DAO asks not to operate physical classesBy The Rising Nepal
The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, has issued an order restricting academic institutions (schools) from resuming classes in physical presence. “If schools have to be reopened, the concerned metropolis and municipalities will have to analyse the condition of COVID-19 infection in their area and take prior permission from their respective municipalities before operating schools in physical presence,” read a new restriction order issued by the Kathmandu District Administration on Thursday. The...
CBS plans to conclude census by late NovemberBy The Rising Nepal
The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is aiming to complete the main survey for data collection work for the Census 2021 by 25 November this year. The statistical body under the National Planning Commission (NPC) had begun the preparations for the census since July 2019 and was planning to conduct household listing from 9 to 28 May 2021 and questionnaire fill up from 8 to 22 June but the second phase of coronavirus pandemic and lockdown affected the plan and it was re-announced for before and after...
Over 17 % of population fully vaccinated against COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
The government has been conducting vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on a priority basis, and over 17 per cent Nepali people have been fully vaccinated as of Thursday. As vaccine is the only way to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has planned to inoculate 78 per cent of the population. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 6,057,192 people (19.9 per cent) have taken their first dose of the vaccine and 5,473,151 people (17.52 per cent) have been fully vaccinated...
Rohingya refugees continue to enter Nepal illegallyBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Police have said that some Stateless Rohingyas have been found entering Nepal via Kakarbhitta border in eastern Nepal for the past few days. The incident came to light after 14 Rohingya refugees, including some children, were found to have entered Nepal and got apprehended when they arrived in Kathmandu on September 12. According to the Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha, they entered Nepal from the Rohingya refugee camp of Bangladesh via India through Kakarbhitta. After entering Nepal, they...
MoHP reports 1,165 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 11,208 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,165 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Thursday through its regular update.
Government flexible to get budget ordinance endorsed: FM SharmaBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma ‘Prabhakar’ said that the government has opened all alternatives to pass the budget ordinance for the current fiscal year 2021/22. “We are putting all our efforts to pass the proposed budget bill from the parliament so that economic activities could move ahead smoothly,” he said to The Rising Nepal on Wednesday evening. As September 15, Wednesday, marks the 60th day since the introduction of the budget ordinance, and it is not ratified by the parliament,...
First private cargo train arrives in Nepal after 17 yearsBy The Rising Nepal
The private sector cargo train has arrived in Nepal from India for the first time in 17 years after the operation of Nepal-India railway service. The first private cargo train has arrived at Birgunj-based dry port Wednesday morning. With the arrival of private cargo train in Nepal, the Indian private railway company Hind Terminal's train carrying containers from Haldiya Port in India to Sirsiya Dry Port in Birgunj has broken the monopoly of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR).
Experts suggest vaccination to curb measlesBy The Rising Nepal
Last week, two persons in Jajarkot were diagnosed with measles. This has hinted at the possibility of a measles outbreak. The health experts have said that as children's regular access to vaccines was hindered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, other infectious diseases might also increase in the nation. Measles is a highly contagious disease, caused by the measles virus, which affects children aged below five years.
COVID-19 update: 1,332 new cases, 1,220 recoveries, 7 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 12,524 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,332 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday through its regular update.
PM Deuba urges all to focus on delivering accessible, quality educationBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged entire stakeholders to lay emphasis on advancing campaigns for accessible and quality education for all. Inaugurating a building of Namuna Machchhindra Secondary School in Lalitpur on Wednesday, he stressed that all stakeholders should pay attention to enhancing quality education following the physical improvement of the school.
Bagmati Province running out of COVID-19 vaccine, only 1,800 doses remaining in HetaudaBy Mahima Devkota
All the COVID-19 vaccines that have been supplied to Bagmati Province are being cleared out. Of the 2,468,700 doses, total vaccines supplied, only 1,800 in the Heatuda district are remaining. According to Bade Babu Thapa, Senior Pharmacist of the supply management branch under the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), a total of 480,000 Covishield, 1,691,100 of Vero Cell, and 297,600 of Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been supplied to Bagamti Province, in 10 districts, by the central storage so...
Finance Minister rules out change in industrial policy of replacement budgetBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the policy provisions made to encourage domestic industries through the replacement Bill would not be changed. Inaugurating a two-day management seminar of the Inland Revenue Department on Tuesday, Minister Sharma said that there would not be any change in the provision and arrangement made for the benefit of the country in the long run.
Nepal to receive 4.4 million doses of Vero Cell by SaturdayBy The Rising Nepal
More than 4 million doses of Vero Cell vaccines against COVID-19 will arrive in Nepal by Saturday from China. The government is planning to inoculate people aged above 18 years from various districts. Dr. Bibek Kumar Lal, Director at the Family Welfare Division, under the Department of Health Services, said that 4.4 million doses of the China-made vaccine would arrive in Kathmandu from China on Saturday. The government has planned to vaccinate all people aged above 18 years by covering many...
Bhujung village assembly drafts annual local lawsBy The Rising Nepal
Locals of Bhujung village of Kwholasothar Rural Municipality–4, Lamjung have drafted new laws for the year. They do this every year in the last week of the Nepali month of Bhadra by holding a village assembly. The laws formulated then have to be followed by every man, woman and child in Bhujung. Kal Bahadur Gurung, chairman of the Ritual Management Committee of the village, stated that the laws were needed to maintain unity and prevent external interference. “The laws bring social, cultural...
MoHP reports 1,180 new cases of COVID-19, 1,589 recoveries, 19 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
In 10,266 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,180 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population through its regular update.