PM sees need of putting in extra efforts for education, health and protection of childrenBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said additional efforts should be made regarding the education, health and protection of children to protect them from the negative effects of COVID-19. The PM said this while extending best wishes in the virtual programme organized by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen and the National Child Rights Council today on the occasion of the 57th National Children's Day.
DoTM to open advance ticket booking for Dashain soon, booking date to be fixed by FridayBy The Rising Nepal
The Department of Transport Management has started preparations to open Dashain advance ticket booking on public transport. Information Officer of Department of Transport Management Dr Loknath Bhusal said that discussions are underway with the transport entrepreneurs.
CPN (Maoist Centre) holding Standing Committee meeting to discuss on parliament obstruction and cabinet expansionBy The Rising Nepal
The CPN (Maoist Centre) is holding its standing committee meeting at its Party Headquarters Peris Danda at 3 PM today.
WHO commits for safe school operations during pandemicBy The Rising Nepal
Member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region resolved to work towards making ‘every school a health promoting school’, while also committing to safe school operations during the pandemic. “Schools have an important role in promoting healthy lifestyles, life-long healthy behaviours and to nurture human capital for sustainable development of any society. We need a whole-of-government approach to ensure children from all socio-economic background, including those with special needs, benefit...
Protect children from pandemic: PresidentBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari said the state should take the lead role in making the children responsible citizens of the future by unleashing their talents. In a message delivered on the occasion of the 57th National Children’s Day, President Bhandari asked the concerned authorities to ensure children’s rights by protecting them from pandemic. Stating that the restriction imposed to contain COVID-19 had affected formal education, President Bhandari showed her concern over the children residing...
Nepal-India border security meeting concludesBy The Rising Nepal
A bilateral border security meeting was held Monday between the security officials of Nepal and India coinciding with Bihar Panchayat elections to be held in India from September 24 to December 12 in 11 phases. Chief District Officer of Dhanusha Bandhu Prasad Bastola said that the meeting reached an agreement on exchanging any confidential information that may jeopardise national security and hamper security environment of the election.
Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum reopensBy The Rising Nepal
The Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum has reopened after four and a half months. For the first time since April, people can visit the museum’s ornament gallery, Nasal Chowk, Loha Chowk and the Putali Garden as well as see the vehicle which once belonged to King Mahendra. Among the reopened sections, ornament gallery is a major attraction where visitors can see more than 22,000 sets of centuries-old jewellery made of precious metals like gold, silver and diamond, Sandeep Khanal, executive director of...
MoHP reports 1,149 new cases of COVID-19, 1,260 recoveries, 16 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
In 12,532 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,149 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population through its regular update.
All-party meet kicks off, CPN-UML Chair Oli absentBy The Rising Nepal
The all-party meeting called by House of Representatives (HoR) speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has begun in Lhotse Hall of the Federal Parliament in New Baneshwor.
Kathmandu-Raxaul railway project in limboBy RSS
A good three years have passed since the preliminary study of the Kathmandu Raxaul Railway construction project was carried out. However, the process for the construction of this project has not moved forward. The railway connects the federal capital with Raxaul of Bihar State in India.
Government issues warning for Nipah VirusBy RSS
The Ministry of Health and Population has urged public to remain alert to the possible risk of Nipah Virus (NIV) infection after its outbreak was reported in neighbouring India.
All-party meeting taking place todayBy RSS
An all-party meeting called by Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota to end the deadlock surfaced in the parliament is taking place this afternoon.
Government to spend 10% capital budget a monthBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma ‘Prabhakar’ said that the programmes that wouldn’t give any result to people and the economy but would add additional burden on the state coffers are scrapped through the Replacement Bill 2021/22.
MCC compact will be executed after House approval: SumarBy The Rising Nepal
Vice President of Compact Operations of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of the United States of America Fatema Z. Sumar said on Sunday that the MCC Nepal Compact Programme would be implemented only after its ratification from the Parliament of Nepal.
Sarus crane reappears in Kailali’s Puraina Lake after a decadeBy The Rising Nepal
Rare species of bird ‘Sarus crane’ (Antigone antigone) has reappeared after 12 years at Puraina Lake area of Bhajani Municipality-7 of Kailali district. The species, which suddenly disappeared after the destruction of its habitat, has reappeared in the area this year. A pair of Sarus crane has been living in the area for a few days, locals said. The lake connecting Basanta Biological Marg and Dudhuwa National Park was known as a Sarus crane habitat in the past. However, the birds disappeared...
Speaker Sapkota calls meeting with parties represented in federal parliamentBy The Rising Nepal
Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has called a joint meeting with the political parties represented in the federal parliament on Monday. The meeting will be held at 2.30 pm at Lotse Hall in New Baneshwor, said Shridhar Neupane, Media Expert of the Speaker Sapkota.
838 new cases of COVID-19, 1,423 recoveries, 13 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,878 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 838 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population through its regular update.
Meeting of ruling coalition ends inconclusivelyBy The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the ruling coalition has been ended inconclusively. A meeting of the ruling coalition held at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar on Sunday morning ended without any conclusion.
Top leaders of the ruling alliance in consultationsBy RSS
The top leaders of the ruling alliance have started consultations at the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar. The leaders are meeting for holding discussions on the expansion of the Council of Ministers and the upcoming strategy of the ruling side, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's secretariat has said.
Sumar calls on Finance Minister SharmaBy The Rising Nepal
Vice President of Compact Operations of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Fatema Z. Sumar has paid a courtesy call to Finance Minister Janardan Sharma on Saturday. In the meeting, Minister Sharma said that discussions were being held at the political level to facilitate its implementation.