Nepal to export electricity to Bangladesh in four monthsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal is making final preparations to export electricity to Bangladesh within the next four months. About 200 Megawatt electricity would be transferred physically to Bangladesh by the end of the current Fiscal Year 2020/21, said Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Top Bahadur Rayamajhi at a programme on stimulation of electricity demand in Nepal organised by Society of Electrical Engineers Nepal (SEEN) in the capital on Friday.
Purnima aims to be first woman to scale Annapurna IBy The Rising Nepal
Purnima Shrestha of Gorkha is attempting to make history by becoming the first woman to scale Annapurna I. Purnima, a photojournalist by profession, has previously climbed three other mountains – Mount Everest, Manaslu and Amadablam. This has given her the confidence to attempt Annapurna. However, many individuals around her oppose her decision. They did not approve of her previous climbs and do not support her now. However, Purnima is unfazed in her resolve.
PM reaffirms govt. commitment to policy and legal reforms for developmentBy RSS
Talking to the business community at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar on Friday evening, PM Oli assured the entrepreneurs that he was ready to reform the policy and laws to let the industrial sector boom.
MoHP reports 125 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 3161 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 125 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel resignsBy The Rising Nepal
Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has resigned from his position.
HoR holding fourth meeting; when is address by top leaders?By RSS
The aware citizens have been observing the ongoing national politics with keen interest after the restoration of House of Representatives (HoR). They are taken by surprise over the HoR meeting boycotted by the political parties who demanded the restoration of HoR earlier.
Melamchi project 'head box' to be completed in two monthsBy The Rising Nepal
The construction work of the head box of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project has reached the final stage. A 'head box' is being constructed for the initial treatment of water before it is diverted to the Melamchi water tunnel.
Foreign returnee students stranded amid uncertaintyBy Manjima Dhakal
A group of Nepali students studying in China returned home for winter vacation when the coronavirus pandemic was brewing in China before it enveloped the rest of the world. Among these group of returnees were four students, Abhineet Datta, Madan Kumar Baskota, Nira Maharjan and Mamta Sharma of Chang’an University in Xi’an, China. With the COVID-19 outbreak restricting travel, they had no choice but to stay back home and wait for the situation to get back to normal.
Western Tharu language dictionary to be publishedBy The Rising Nepal
In what is seen as a significant step to promote and preserve Tharu language, Tharu Welfare Society has come out with a lexicon of Western Tharu language. The dictionary contains over 25,000 root words and is in the final stage of publication.
Nepal has firm commitment to further strengthen ties with Israel: Foreign Minister GyawaliBy Nanda Lal Tiwari
The foreign minister viewed that Nepal's step of recognising Israel as a state in 1960 and having diplomatic relation was a landmark development as Nepal was the first country in the whole of South Asia to have diplomatic relations with Israel and host its diplomatic mission in Kathmandu.
107 new cases of COVID-19, 60 recoveries in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 3,254 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 107 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Parliamentary board, statute amendment committee formedBy The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the CPN-UML parliamentary party held today has decided to form a 27-member Parliamentary Board and three-member committee to amend the statute of the party.
Nepal’s updated voters stand at 16,243,110By The Rising Nepal
The Election Commission Nepal has published the updated electoral roll of the nation which includes 16,243,110 voters in 10,660 voting centres across the nation. The Commission's electoral roll updating programme, 2077 and voting centre review programme, 2077 had kicked off from January 28.
More Nepali youths gravitating towards Bug HuntingBy The Rising Nepal
These days, social media are inundated with stories of Nepali youths discovering security bugs in internet-based digital platforms and receiving bounty in return. In October 2020, Routine of Nepal Banda (RONB), a Facebook-based platform, posted a story of Prava Basnet. She is one among the growing number of Nepali Bug Bounty Hunters who spot security flaws in the software coding that underpins such platforms.
Second dose of COVID-19 shots planned from Apr 20By The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population has planned to inoculate the second dose of vaccine against COVID-19 from April 20-24.
Museums preparing to introduce virtual toursBy The Rising Nepal
The major museums of the Kathmandu Valley are making arrangements to offer virtual tours. Aiming to quench the thirst of museum lovers, promote museum culture in the country and make museums and their collection accessible to a wider audience even during difficult times like the lockdown, the institutions have started employing applications and websites to give people a digital tour.
Team leaves for Everest Basecamp to collect garbage, six mountains to be cleanedBy The Rising Nepal
The team will reach the basecamp within three days, informed Babu Sherpa, Managing Director of the Peak Promotion Trekking Agency, the company that won the bid to clean the basecamp as announced by the Nepali Army (NA).
CPN-UML calls parliamentary party meet for tomorrowBy The Rising Nepal
Bishal Bhattarai, chief whip of CPN-UML informed that all members of the parliament were requested to be present in the meeting tomorrow at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.
MoHP reports 94 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday confirmed 94 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 275,518.