Budget to focus on reviving COVID-crushed economyBy The Rising Nepal
“We are working on the preparation of budget for the coming fiscal year giving top priority to address COVID-19 impacts in economic recovery programmes and accelerate economic growth,” he said while launching Nepal Development Update made public by the World Bank virtually on Monday.
Lawmakers talk about Nepal's new map in HoR sessionBy RSS
She also sought clarification from the government that it prevented the new map from including in the school and university curricula. Bhusal also demanded that the government should table the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact in the parliament as per the due process.
Survey teams from Nepal, India inspect disputed Mahakali embankmentBy The Rising Nepal
The embankment along Mahakali River being constructed unilaterally by India has been inspected by the technical team of both, Nepal and India.
COVID-19 active cases hit 3,306 with 496 new infections and 13 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Apr. 12: The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 559 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 280,524. "In 4,378 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests and 727 antigen tests done in the last 24 hours, 559 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2," informed the Health Ministry in the regular press briefing. Currently, there are 3,306 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation and 85 people mostly those who had...
Meeting of Council of Ministers today, discussions on COVID-19 control to be heldBy The Rising Nepal
Considering the increasing cases of COVID-19 in recent times, the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) has been holding deliberations as to the necessary steps that are to be taken to control the spread. CCMC on Saturday had made recommendations to the Council of Ministers regarding the same.
India halts construction of embankment along Mahakali River, survey team reaches DarchulaBy The Rising Nepal
The construction works of the dam over the Mahakali River being done unilaterally by India without informing Nepal has been halted for now.
Knowledge gained abroad positive: Minister GyawaliBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the maximum numbers of Nepalis flying abroad were not only brain drain but also brain gain for the nation. He said that Nepalis who pursue their higher education abroad had created a great opportunity for the nation. Speaking at an interaction programme organised by the Brain Gain Centre under the Foreign Ministry on Sunday, Minister Gyawali said, “Had the Nepalis not been to abroad in this current situation of globalisation, our...
Rumjatar airport closed after road connectionBy The Rising Nepal
Rumjatar airport in Okhaldhunga district of Province-1 is closed after the district is linked with Kathmandu-Okhaldhunga road network. No passengers prefer air journey to the road travel as the latter is more reliable. Road from Dhulikhel, Khurkot, Ghurmi to Okhaldhunga under Mid-Hill Highway has come into operation recently.
COVID-19 update: 303 new cases, 154 from KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
Of the newly infected, 154 are from the Kathmandu valley, and of them, 11 are from Bhaktapur, 15 from Lalitpur and 128 from Kathmandu.
452 to be decorated with medals on Baisakh 1By RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari is to honour 452 persons with various decorations, titles and medals on the first day of New Year 2078.
Food chain management key to avert human-wildlife conflictBy Indira Aryal
Policeram Tharu is the latest victim of a tiger attack in Bardiya National Park (BNP). Tharu, 31, a mahout involved in rhino count, was attacked by the tiger at Gaidamachan, in the core area of the park, on April 4.
Time ripe for industrial development: PMBy Laxman Kafle
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called upon the private sector to engage in industrial development with confidence as business-friendly environment has been created in the country. Addressing the 55th annual general assembly of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) cum FNCCI Day-2021, Oli expressed his commitment for timely amendment to laws hindering the industrial development of the country.
Kirtipur wakes up to materialise its heritage dreamBy The Rising Nepal
At Tajaph Tole of Kirtipur, there’s a small courtyard known as the Yaka Baha. At first glance, the place appears to have nothing extraordinary. But the Baha is regarded as one of Kirtipur’s most important destinations. It is also listed in the Kirtipur Municipal Heritage Bylaws as being the core area among 19 other cultural sites including Chilancho Stupa, Uma Maheshwari and Bagh Bhairab Temple.
Drinking water woes set to end after five decadesBy The Rising Nepal
Residents of Badeda, Budhiganga Municipality-10, have breathed a sigh of relief after the drinking water facility finally arrives at their settlements after 50 years of wait.
Govt to introduce plan to contain new virus variantBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Communication and Information Technology Parbat Gurung said on Friday that the government was soon going to introduce a new detailed work plan to contain the growing threat of the new variant of COVID-19 virus in the country.
Govt committed to enhance export: PaudelBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel said on Friday that the government was committed to enhancing export trade by addressing the genuine demands of the exporters through the upcoming budget.
To close or not to close schools: Divided official viewsBy Manjima Dhakal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Friday recommended the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) to close the educational institutions, stating that the new variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the country.
MoHP confirms 288 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 4,071 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 288 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Four ministers expelled from NCP (Maoist Centre) re-appointedBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has re-appointed four former ministers to their respective positions who were expelled by NCP (Maoist Centre).
Recommendation made to restrict gathering of more than 25 peopleBy The Rising Nepal
Considering the possibility of a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Health and Population has recommended the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) to prevent the gathering of more than 25 people.