All State bodies should have women's proportional participation: Committee ChairsBy RSS
The chairpersons of the thematic committees under the House of Representatives and National Assembly have underscored the need for women's proportional participation in all state bodies. Even the preamble of the constitution has mentioned 'proportional representation, they said at a meeting organized by the Parliament Secretariat on Thursday.
898 new cases of COVID-19 detected in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,555 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 898 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) through its regular update.
Foreign Minister returns home after attending UNGA SessionBy RSS
The Minister had reached New York on September 24. While in New York, he addressed the General Debate of the 76th session of the UNGA as the head of the Nepali delegation.
All-party meeting urges main opposition to help conduct parliament business smoothlyBy RSS
The all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in a bid to ending the parliament impasse has urged the main opposition party, the CPN (UML), and its leader KP Sharma Oli to play a pivotal role in proceeding ahead of the parliament session in a smooth and dignified manner.
HoR meeting postponed till October 5By The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been postponed till October 5, Tuesday.
Kathmandu DAO prohibits fairs, processions, unnecessary crowding from today midnightBy The Rising Nepal
The restrictions are coming to effect from today midnight until the next notice. Issuing an order on Thursday afternoon, Chief District Officer Govinda Prasad Rijal said that as the threat of COVID-19 still prevailed, the DAO had prohibited unnecessary gatherings, meetings, rallies, processions, and parties.
Meeting of Council of Ministers taking place at 3:00By The Rising Nepal
Badri Tiwari, deputy secretary of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, said that the meeting would be held at 3:00 in the office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
HoR meet today afternoonBy The Rising Nepal
In the meeting, Speaker Agni Sapkota will be reading out the letter relating to the withdrawal of the ordinance relating to political parties received from the President's office.
All-party meet concludes, discussions on smooth running of House session heldBy The Rising Nepal
Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, spokesperson of the government, said, "Discussions on the role of the main opposition CPN-UML in making the parliament dignified and undisturbed were held in the meeting."
All-party meeting to take place at PM's callBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called an all-party meet in an effort to end prevailing parliamentary deadlock. According to the Prime Minister's secretariat, the meeting is taking place at PM's official residence at 10.00 am this morning.
PM calls all-party meet today for smooth House proceedingsBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called an all-party meeting on Thursday to remove obstructions in the parliamentary session. PM’s personal secretary Bhanu Deuba said that the Prime Minister has called a meeting of the political parties represented in the parliament at 10:00 AM in the official residence of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar. The Prime Minister has called the meeting as an initiative towards smooth proceedings of House meetings and to maintain an environment of understanding among...
Commission reports submitted to PresidentBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari Wednesday accepted the two separate annual reports submitted by the chairmen of Muslim Commission and Madhesi Commission for the fiscal year 2020/21. The reports were submitted by chairmen of Muslim Commission Nepal Samim Miya Ansari and Dr. Vijay Kumar Datta of Madhesi Commission at a special function held at the Office of President, Sheetal Niwas. Both the chairmen submitted the annual reports to the President in accordance with Article 294 of the Constitution of...
FM Sharma directs IB to prepare to pay for COVID-19 insuranceBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed the Insurance Board (IB) to initiate preparations to assess the pending payment of the COVID-19 health insurance. Expressing concerns about the issue, he has started discussions about the pending payment of the insurance. He had summoned Chairman of the Insurance Board, Surya Prasad Silwal, and other officials of the insurance-sector regulator to discuss the resources required for making the remaining payment and a way out of the current problem.
Heart disease may strike anytime: DoctorsBy The Rising Nepal
Many people have misconceptions that heart disease affects only those aged over 50 years, but according to doctors, the disease can strike anyone anytime, including during childhood or early twenties. According to doctors, heart is one of the most important organs that supply nutrients and oxygen to body cells and help to eliminate waste. Human existence is directly linked with a healthy heart. Therefore, any sign of heart ailment should be taken seriously, say doctors.
Around 50% population vaccinated against COVID-19 in Kathmandu ValleyBy RSS
Chief of Child Health and Vaccination Section, Family Welfare Division at the Department of Health Services, Sagar Dahal said 50 per cent of the population in the Valley has received the first dose vaccine while 48 per cent has received the full two doses.
President Bhandari’s best wishes on Jitiya Festival, calls for building equitable societyBy RSS
“ As I believe such festivals observed in our nation highlight on geographical, social and cultural diversities and would help promote family and community bonding, mutual trust and the feeling of cooperation contributing to further strengthening the greater national unity,’’ the President said in the message.
PM Deuba extends Jitiya festival best wishesBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended hearty best wishes to all Nepalis in the country and abroad celebrating the Jitiya festival with religious and cultural importance today.
Festivals promote social harmony and unity: PMBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Jitiya festival celebrated in the Terai region has been established as a unique festival of Nepal. Expressing good wishes for good health and longevity to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of Jitiya festival, he said that our culture and traditions have their own distinctive identity. Stating that unity and social harmony amidst diversity is an example of our cultural practice, Prime Minister Deuba also states that Jitiya festival,...
Home Minister directs to focus on security, market managementBy The Rising Nepal
Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand Tuesday directed the concerned bodies to provide security and regulate market in the Kathmandu Valley during Bijaya Dashami, Deepwali and Chhath in a way that the general public feel it. Giving instructions to the Chief District Officers, Chiefs of Nepal Police and Chiefs of Traffic Division of the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley about the security arrangements and market management for the festivals, Home Minister Khand directed to make security arrangements...
COVID vaccination moving smoothlyBy The Rising Nepal
As the government plans to vaccinate 33 per cent of the target population against COVID-19 by mid-October, the vaccination campaign is going on in full swing across the nation. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 6,960,828 (32 per cent) people have taken their first dose of vaccine and 6,205,770 (28.5 per cent) people have been fully vaccinated so far. As per the MoHP update, in total, 208,090 doses of vaccines were administered in the last 24 hours.