Additional 800 thousand doses of Vero Cell brought to Kathmandu from BeijingBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, deputy spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, informed that the wide-body plane of the Nepal Airlines Corporation landed in TIA at 2:15 with 800 thousand doses of Vero Cell, the Sinopharm manufactured COVID-19 vaccines.
Routine immunisation affected due to COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Many children throughout the world have missed regular immunisation because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty-three million children missed out on basic vaccines through routine immunisation services in 2020 – 3.7 million more than in 2019, according to the official data published by WHO and UNICEF. This latest set of comprehensive worldwide childhood immunisation figures, show a majority of countries last year experienced drops in childhood vaccination rates.
Rainwater harvesting key to solve urban water shortageBy The Rising Nepal
Catch rain. It’s free! This was the point raised in Wednesday’s webinar on rainwater harvesting in the urban areas organised by Smart WASH Solutions (SWS), a company, and the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). Former Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Ganesh Shah opened the session and stressed the need for harvesting rainwater to solve water scarcity in the urban areas of Nepal. He believed that even letting a drop of rain go to waste was unacceptable and urged everyone to build...
PM Deuba announces 'relief package' to prop up COVID-impacted industriesBy RSS
Inaugurating the 18th assembly of the Confederation of Nepalese Industries on Wednesday, PM Deuba shared that he was planning a special package on how the industries suffering much in the wake of COVID-19 and lockdown could be restored so that they could contribute to national economy again.
BP multi-talented person: PM DeubaBy RSS
At the programme, NC leader and MP Pradip Giri said BP's dream of establishing Nepal as a democratic socialist country is yet to be realized, which could have uplifted the living standard of the people in the lower strata of the society.
COVID-19 update: 1,918 new cases, 1,475 recoveries, 30 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,712 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,918 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday through its regular update.
NAC plane flying to Beijing tonight to bring in Vero Cell, all vaccines to be transported within this weekBy The Rising Nepal
Dim Prasad Paudel, NAC General Manager, informed that the aircraft will fly to Beijing to transport the vaccine from there to Kathmandu.
Railway service could be operated through Nepal-India understandingBy RSS
Nepal Railway Company Limited has said the railway service is set for operation after an understanding between the governments of Nepal and India as all preparations including infrastructure and human resources have been readied for that purpose.
South Korea ready to take Nepali workers, DoFE awaits Ministry's approvalBy The Rising Nepal
The Department of Foreign Employment has stated that South Korea is eager to receive Nepali workers provided their conditions are met.
Airlines services returning to normalcy, up to 198 flights dailyBy The Rising Nepal
After a decrease in Covid-19 infections airlines services have gradually been returning back to normalcy.
President Bhandari, VP Pun, PM Deuba extend greetings on Bakar-EidBy RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that a strong unity in social diversity would contribute to further consolidating national sentiments. In a message on the occasion of one of the greatest festivals of the Muslims-Bakar-Eid today, President Bhandari has extended best wishes to all the Nepalis Muslims at home or abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity and good health on the occasion.
PM pledges to work with private sectorBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday said that the government was ready to work with the private sector to revive the economy battered by COVID-19. During a meeting with the representatives of the Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC), Prime Minister Deuba said that the challenges facing the economy can be addressed only through the cooperation between the government and the private sector.
Growing disappearances of women raise concernsBy The Rising Nepal
Bina Sapkota, a resident of Gaindakot, went missing from Bharatpur three weeks ago. As per her father, Jayeshwor Sapkota, he hasn’t heard anything regarding her whereabouts since June 28, the day Bina left her home with her boyfriend Pravesh.
COVID-19 update: 2,202 new cases, 1,595 recoveries, 25 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,836 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 2,202 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday through its regular update.
Chair Prachanda meets PM DeubaBy RSS
CPN (Maoist Centre) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has met with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at latter’s official residence at Baluwatar today.
Leaders Dahal and Yadav hold meeting with leader NepalBy RSS
Discussions have intensified among the parties in the ruling alliance regarding the Cabinet expansion after Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba won a vote of confidence in the Federal Parliament.
COVID-19 update: 1,642 new cases, 1,258 recoveries, 32 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,833 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,642 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Monday through its regular update.