Dashain begins with sowing of Jamara at Dashain Ghar, Hanumandhoka (Photo Feature)By TRN Online
The first day of Bada Dashain has begun on Thursday with the sowing of Jamara following the Vedic rituals at Dashain Ghar at the historical Hanumandhoka.
Dr Mahat leaves for New Delhi leading a NC delegationBy RSS
A team of Nepali Congress leaders has left for New Delhi today for five-day India visit. NC Joint General-Secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is leading the team.
Dashain festival begins todayBy The Rising Nepal
Dashain, regarded as the biggest festival of the year by all Nepali Hindus, begins on Thursday with Ghatasthapana. According to the information released by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the best time for Ghatasthapana, sowing maize and barley seeds in a ceremonial earthen pot for it to grow into ‘Jamara,’ is 11.46 am on Thursday.
NC delegation flying to India todayBy The Rising Nepal
A three-member delegation of the Nepali Congress led by its joint general secretary Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat is leaving for India on Thursday. Dr. Mahat will be accompanied by NC leaders Uday Shumsher Rana and Ajay Chaurasiya.The delegation is visiting India at the invitation of Vijay Chauthaiwale, the chief of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Indian ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, who visited Kathmandu a few weeks ago.
Ticketing services better at New Buspark this yearBy The Rising Nepal
The improved management of ticket services in Gongabu-based New Buspark has eased the process for service seekers. A passenger can easily notice the counter for his/her destination with the help of digital boards. An individual can then visit the counter and choose their own desired bus and seat through a desktop placed for them. “When I recall the earlier time when people used to come and force us to their counters or buses, the scenario has completely changed now,” said Krishna Sharma, who...
China to provide additional 1 mln vaccines as grant, 1.6 mln Verocell to arrive soonBy TRN Online
Verocell accounts for more than 50% of all the anti-COVID vaccines administered to the people in Nepal.
849 new cases of COVID-19, 891 recoveries, 12 fatalities in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 11,165 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 849 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, assistant spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in the weekly press briefing.
PM Deuba praises Nepal Police for complying with their work responsibility (Photo Feature)By RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed his confidence that Nepal Police is an organisation that is uninfluenced by power and do not compromise on investigations.
Dr. Khadka to lead high level team to NAM meetingBy The Rising Nepal
The government Tuesday decided to form a Nepali delegation led by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Narayan Khadka to participate in the Commemorative High Level Meeting of the countries participating in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held from October 10 to 14.
NRB allows banks to issue SBLC of up to $5 millionBy The Rising Nepal
Commercial banks and national level development banks in Nepal can now issue Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC) to any firm, organisation or agency to run business activities and obtain loan in foreign countries. The Nepal Rastra Bank has enacted this facility for the first time by amending its Unified Directives, 2019's circular 14/2019, said Dev Kumar Dhakal, Spokesperson for the central bank. Foreign Exchange Management Department of the central bank informed in a notice published on Tuesday that...
All Nepalis will be vaccinated by mid-April 2022: ShresthaBy The Rising Nepal
State Minister for Health and Population Umesh Shrestha has said that all Nepalis will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-April next year. Speaking at a foundation stone laying ceremony of new building of Chandeni Mandan Health Post at Mandandeupur Municipality in Kavre on Tuesday, he said that 33 per cent of the population would receive vaccine by mid-October and all the target people would be vaccinated by mid-April.
Khokana locals prepare to mark Sikali Jatra, instead of DashainBy The Rising Nepal
The residents of Khokana are currently busy preparing for the Sikali Jatra. Dedicated to goddesses Sikali and Rudrayani, the Jatra lasts for five days, starting from Tritiya, two days after Ghatasthapana, to Maha Asthami. Celebrated with masked dances and feasts, this Jatra does not seem any more special than scores of other similar festivals celebrated all across the valley throughout the year. However, what makes Sikali Jatra exceptional is that it is celebrated during Dashain, instead of Dashain...
MoHP reports 968 new cases of COVID-19By TRN Online
In 11,582 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of persons 762 were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) through its regular update.
PM Deuba congratulates newly appointed Japanese PMBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has congratulated and extended best wishes to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Japan, Kishida Fumio. Taking to Twitter today, Prime Minister Deuba said, "I look forward to working with you and further strengthening Nepal-Japan relations."
Top leaders agree on sharing of ministriesBy TRN Online
The top leaders of the ruling coalition have agreed on the sharing of ministries.
Experts worried about negative economic indicatorsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal’s economy is now in an alarming situation with growing negative macroeconomic indicators, said the economists. The current account, balance of payments and foreign currency reserve have been affected as the flow of remittance shrinks, they said. Economists said that declining flow of remittances will adversely affect the country’s remittance-based economy.
Majhi culture will be considered while building hydro project: PM DeubaBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured the people of the Majhi community that the government would preserve the culture of the Majhi community people while building the proposed Sunkoshi Hydropower Project-2 in Ramechhap and Sindhuli districts. During a meeting with a delegation of the Majhi community from Ramechhap district, the Prime Minister said he would collect detailed information about the possible impact of the proposed project on life and culture of the Majhis.
Parliament needs to be lively: SpeakerBy The Rising Nepal
Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota Monday expressed his commitment to making the Federal Parliament lively and people-oriented. Exchanging Dashain greetings at a programme organised by the Federal Parliament Employees Union at the Parliament Secretariat, the Speaker stressed the need for a lively parliament.
Two Americans win Nobel Prize in medicineBy The Rising Nepal
Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature and touch, revelations that could lead to new ways of treating pain or even heart disease. Americans David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian separately identified receptors in the skin that respond to heat and pressure, and researchers are working on drugs to target them. But the breakthroughs, which happened decades ago, have not yet yielded many effective new treatments for...