PM for procedural simplification for industrial developmentBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need for simplifying legal procedures for industrial development of the country. “We are often entangled in procedural hassles. Our planning is so slow and cumbersome that valuable times are lost without getting results,” the Prime Minister said while inaugurating the 70th annual general meeting of the Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) here on Thursday. “We should not be following such tiresome procedures. Instead, we should move ahead in a simplified...
Deuba calls three-party meetBy The Rising Nepal
Nepali Congress president and leader of the main opposition party Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the three parties representing the House of Representatives for Friday. He called the meeting Thursday evening.
Kathmandu to see light rains, hazy condition likely to improveBy The Rising Nepal
With rise in temperature and the impact of local atmospheric pressure developed in the central and western Nepal, the Kathmandu Valley and most of the hilly regions witnessed a clear sky that had remained hazy for the last three days.
332 new cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 4,006 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests and 1,040 antigen tests done in the last 24 hours, 332 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
No hearing on writ demanding PM to obtain vote of confidenceBy The Rising Nepal
The Supreme Court has decided that no hearing on the writ petition filed demanding mandamus order to the Prime Minister to obtain the vote of confidence from the House of Representatives (HoR).
GAESO sends memorandum to PM OliBy RSS
The ex-Gurkha solders' organizations have submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on the problems facing the retired British Gurkha soldiers.
Works on Upper Tamakoshi in full swingBy The Rising Nepal
Final phase works on the 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project are moving in full swing. Minor civil and mechanical works of dams, tunnels, transmission lines, substations and other structures are moving being carried out.
Continue following health safety measures: ExpertsBy Sampada Anuranjanee Khatiwada
The government on Wednesday started administering China’s Vero cell COVID-19 vaccine. The Ministry of Health and Population has announced that at least 400,000 people would be vaccinated with the vaccine.
Sikta irrigation affected due to lack of engineers, techniciansBy The Rising Nepal
Head of the Sikta Project, Lok Bahadur Thapa, said that the project has not been going smoothly and steadily as the continuous request to fill the remaining nine vacancies that includes engineers and technicians has not been heard.
MoHP reports 339 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday confirmed 339 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 278,819.
FNJ election taking place across the country todayBy RSS
The much-awaited elections to the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) are taking place across the country today to elect new leaderships in its all chapters, province committees and central committee. This time FNJ has adopted the first-ever direct voting system to elect its central committee leadership.
PM Oli instructs officials to control wildfiresBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and Minister for Defense KP Sharma Oli has directed the concerned agencies to do their homework on the use of airplanes and helicopters to control fire, which is currently causing air pollution across the country.
Minister Tripathi rules out another lockdownBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi has said that the country would not go into another lockdown though the cases of COVID-19 were growing constantly in the last few days. “We do not want the country to go into another lockdown. The government is planning to adopt all the important precautionary measures in order to avoid the lockdown,” he said.
Govt plans to enroll all Nepalis in health insurance schemeBy Nayak Paudel
Once the Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi inaugurates the Health Insurance Scheme in six districts virtually on Wednesday, the scheme will reach 75 districts in the country.
Chinese lab says uranium seized in Nepal is genuineBy The Rising Nepal
Chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police SSP Ashok Singh said that the Chinese laboratory reported that the recovered item was raw uranium-238. Police had first examined the object at the National Forensic Science Laboratory (NAST). NAST said the item could be a raw material for uranium.
Melamchi’s increased water pressure ripping old pipesBy The Rising Nepal
The crossroads at Saugal, Lalitpur has not been dry since Sunday. Water has been continuously seeping from the ground and collecting at a corner, making a puddle. According to the locals, when the Melamchi water was sent through, the underground water supply pipes burst.
Air pollution increases againBy The Rising Nepal
Air pollution has shot up across the country again from Sunday. “Rainfall on Wednesday last week in eastern and central Nepal had helped reduce the air pollution level, but the situation has started deteriorating again since Sunday ,” Indu Bikram Joshi, deputy director general and spokesperson at Department of Environment, said.
PM's call for scientists to work on discovery and researchBy RSS
Our current speed is not encouraging without any determination and goal, and we tend to take satisfaction over it. "Those in power just wish to remain in power. And those out of power just concentrate on ways to gain power and later try to only stick to it," he said.
MoHP reports 266 new cases of COVID-19 in 4,536 RT-PCR testsBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 266 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 278,210.
Strategic sci-tech action plan submitted to PMBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) reported to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday that integrated approach and contribution from all the ministries and line agencies were needed to achieve the expected results in research and development.