NC again revises convention calendarBy The Rising Nepal
The Central Election Committee of the Nepali Congress has again rescheduled the calendar of the party’s 14th general convention again. Now the party rescheduled the provincial committee general convention for December 4-5. Earlier, it was scheduled for December 2-3. Election Committee member Tej Rawal informed that the provincial committee general convention will be inaugurated on December 2, nomination of candidacy will be filed on December 3 and election will be held on December 4.
CM Shahi to seek vote of confidence todayBy The Rising Nepal
Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi is seeking the vote of confidence in the provincial assembly on Tuesday. CM Shahi has filed a proposal to seek the vote of confidence on Friday. The meeting of the provincial assembly has been called for 1 pm.
Musahars reluctant to receive COVID-19 jabsBy The Rising Nepal
Rampari Majhi of Babarganj in Chandranagar Rural Municipality of Sarlahi, already received the vaccine against COVID-19. However, many family members of the Musahar Community have not shown any interest in receiving the vaccine. “Many people are reluctant to get vaccinated, they think they would die if they received the vaccine,” said Majhi. It is difficult to raise awareness among the Musahars about the importance of vaccines, she added.
NAM is still relevant : Speaker SapkotaBy TRN Online
NAM Member States will continue to raise voice for peace, justice and development. Our Parliaments will continue to complement and encourage national efforts towards that end.
WHO asks South-East Asian countries to be vigilant against Omicron variantBy The Rising Nepal
In view of surge in COVID-19 cases elsewhere globally and detection of new variant of concern Omicron, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Sunday appealed to countries in South-East Asia Region to scale up surveillance, strengthen public health and social measures, and enhance vaccination coverage. “Though COVID-19 cases have been declining in most countries of our Region, the surge in cases elsewhere in the world and confirmation of a new Variant of Concern, is a reminder of the persisting risk...
Construction of expressway tunnels to begin from mid-DecemberBy Purushottam Khatri
The much-awaited construction works of three tunnels of the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhesh Expressway, one of the national pride projects that has a strategic importance, is about to begin from second week of December, 2021.
Amid Omicron risks, following health protocol vitalBy Sampada Anuranjanee Khatiwada
The variant of coronavirus classified as B.1.1.529 and named Omicron has raised concerns all across the world as it is reported to be highly contagious. The variant, first identified in South Africa on November 24, has already spread to dozens of countries including Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, and India. On November 26, the World Health Organisation (WHO) labeled Omicron as the Variant of Concern, stating that the variant was more transmissible, virulent, and...
Marginalised, minorities should be mainstreamed to consolidate democracy: Speaker SapkotaBy TRN Online
Observing that Democracy is the latest form of rule which gives roles to people in formulating national policies in practice as far as possible and it is used as most liked system, Speaker Sapkota made it a point that democracy is not free from challenges.
750 samples sent for gene sequencing to see status of omicron variant in NepalBy TRN Online
"Samples are being sent for gene sequencing regularly from Nepal. But, this time, a little more samples are sent to see if the new variant has arrived here, as there is much fear about it," informed Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, information officer and deputy spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population.
Mother, her two children found dead in SarlahiBy TRN Online
Wife of Shiva Hajari Pasawan of Hajariya Naya Bazar, Kabita, 26, and their daughter, 6-year old Soni and son, 4-year-old Swagat have been found dead.
MoHP reports 154 new cases of COVID-19, 342 recoveries, two fatalitiesBy TRN Online
In 8,918 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 154 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Five dead, 27 injured in Jajarkot bus accidentBy TRN Online
The ill-fated passenger bus with registration number Na 7 Kha 2757 en route to Radi Bazar of West Rukum from Nepalgunj met with an accident at Barahchaur of Bheri Municipality-13 in Jajarkot.
Results of NC conventions announced in 35 districtsBy The Rising Nepal
The Nepali Congress Central Election Committee got results of district committee general convention in 35 districts till Saturday evening. Committee member Tej Rawal informed that the committee recorded the conclusion of only 35 district general convention. The committee on Saturday got election result of Rupandehi, Nuwakot, Khotang, and Darchula.
Measures to eradicate violence against women necessary throughout the year: StakeholdersBy Nayak Paudel
Nepal has been a part of the global community to launch the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence for many years now. The campaign kicked off on November 25 and will run until December 10. While November 25 marks the international day for the elimination of violence against women, December 10 is the Human Rights Day.
Half quake-hit families recover their productive assetsBy The Rising Nepal
More than half of the households in the districts affected by 2015 Gorkha Earthquake have reported complete recovery of the productive assets. Preliminary results of a study by the Central Department of Economics (CEDECON) at the Tribhuvan University showed that 51.6 per cent of the households reported complete recovery of the productive assets such as crops, cattle, cattle shed, poultry and farm while 46.9 per cent families could recover their properties partially.
In wake of new variant reported in South Africa, Health Ministry urges people to stay alertBy RSS
The variant classified as B 1.1.529 could spread to Nepal as well. So people visiting Nepal through South Africa should compulsorily stay in a week-long quarantine facility, said the Ministry.
Maoist Centre's local-level conventions held nationwideBy RSS
Party's Central Office Secretary Shreeram Dhakal said that processes were initiated for the selection of new leadership after completing the inaugural session in most of the local levels.
Election process to start from December 7By TRN Online
The election process will start before the 14th general convention of the Nepali Congress is formally inaugurated.
UML central office bearers to increase in numberBy RSS
The CPN (UML) is going to increase the size of its Central Committee. The last meeting of the incumbent Central Committee held in Sauraha has decided to increase the number of office bearers including the central members. The UML has stated that the number of members and office bearers has been increased for unanimous leadership.
Crisis in judiciary will be resolved soon: PM DeubaBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the ongoing crisis in the judiciary would be resolved in a few days. In a meeting with the representatives of the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Friday, Prime Minister Deuba assured that the dispute would be resolved shortly. In the meet, a team of NBA representatives had briefed the Prime Minister about the current dispute in the