A village of 41 households without functional toiletsBy The Rising Nepal
Outsiders are often shocked to learn that not a single house in the village of Aarthumka, Bandipur Rural Municipality-2 in Tanahun district has usable toilets. But it is true. The village of 41 households does not have even one operational lavatory, quite a surprise considering the then Bandipur Village Development Committee was declared Nepal’s first eco-friendly local unit by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and that the district of Tanahun as a whole has officially been open-defecation...
Literary writing for social transformation: President BhandariBy RSS
At a prize distribution programme organized by Nepal Academy at the President’s Office on Wednesday, President Bhandari reminded that the literary writers have also played significant role for the social transformation. They have unrivalled role to promote national sentiment, she said, adding that honour to such persons earns national repute.
2,010 new cases of COVID-19, 1,606 recoveries, 18 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,108 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 2,010 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, assistant spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population in the regular press briefing.
SC issues interim order against Kaligandaki Diversion ProjectBy The Rising Nepal
The Supreme Court has issued an interim order against forwarding any works and processes related to the Kaligandaki Diversion Project. A single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana issued the verdict today.
Finance Minister Sharma approves Rs. 5 billion to purchase vaccinesBy RSS
The government has granted permission to the Ministry of Health and Population to spend Rs five billion for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines. Newly-appointed Finance Minister Janardan Sharma took a decision to this effect shortly after assuming his office.
US Ambassador congratulates PM DeubaBy RSS
Newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has received congratulations from US Ambassador to Nepal, Randy Berry.
Experts suggest facilitating blended financeBy The Rising Nepal
Stakeholders have suggested developing and utilising blended financing mechanism in a way that it could attract investment from foreign investors, philanthropic organisations and domestic private sector, which has long been a critical issue for Nepal despite having satisfactory policy provisions.
Prez administers oath to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur DeubaBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today.
1,639 new cases of COVID-19, 2,078 recoveries, 12 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,058 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,639 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Japan to provide 1.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to NepalBy The Rising Nepal
The government of Japan has announced to provide 1.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Nepal.
President Bhandari names Deuba as Prime MinisterBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the Prime Minister.
NCP (Maoist Centre) to move forward after holding discussions with Nepali CongressBy The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the Standing Committee of NCP (Maoist Centre) called today morning has concluded.
Prime Minister Oli to address nation today at 2:00 pmBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to address the nation today at 2:00 pm.
Deuba to be appointed as Prime Minister todayBy The Rising Nepal
Following the Supreme Court's verdict, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is being named as the Prime Minister today.
Sudurpaschim's new vision of tourism developmentBy The Rising Nepal
Sudurpaschim Province is paving the way to promote tourism in quite a unique manner. The province government recently drafted a new act to govern tourism within the region in a bid to stimulate sustainable tourism development. Dubbed as the ‘Sudurpaschim Province Tourism Act 2077’, the legislation was recently ratified by the Province Assembly much to the gratification of both the tourism entrepreneurs and the general public alike.
China says facilitating trade with Nepal its priorityBy The Rising Nepal
China has said that a process to facilitate trade with Nepal is its priority and authorities on both sides of the border are working to ease the movement of cargo containers across the border. China wants to facilitate more cargo containers’ entry into Nepal. Authorities are trying to find more efficient ways to send or bring in more goods to Nepal, said Ambassador of China to Nepal Hou Yanqi at a virtual interaction with the journalists on Monday morning.
1,690 new cases of COVID-19, 1,133 recoveries, 18 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,689 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,690 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population in its regular update.
CPN-UML Standing Committee meeting being held to review SC's verdictBy The Rising Nepal
Leader Subash Chandra Nembang said that the consensus document made by the task force on Sunday would also be passed in the meeting. "Review of the mandamus order issued by the Supreme Court today will also be done," he added.
Mandamus issued to appoint Deuba as Prime Minister within two daysBy The Rising Nepal
Reinstating the House of Representatives, the Supreme Court has also issued a writ of mandamus to appoint Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the Prime Minister within two days.