Government's primary duty is to protect people's life: PM OliBy RSS
Addressing the nation on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2078 BS from the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) in Singha Durbar this morning, the Prime Minister wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all Nepalis at home and abroad, and urged them to remain safe from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Year 2077 was not meaningless-PM OliBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government did not allow 2077 to be a wasteful year by gaining added enthusiasm on development works amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
2077 BS: A year that was challengingBy The Rising Nepal
The country was in lockdown when Nepali New Year 2077 begun on April 13, 2020, and it is on the brink of another similar restriction with the surge in coronavirus cases – 460 infection and five deaths – as the year concludes on Tuesday.
New map, peace pact major success in 2077: PrezBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari said the year, 2077 BS saw notable achievements in political, social and economic fronts. In her message of best wishes on the occasion of the New Year 2078 BS today, President Bhandari said consensus among all political parties in amending the constitution to change the coat of arms with political map incorporating Nepal’s territory – Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura and entrance of some groups into peaceful politics shunning the politics of violence were crucial...
Many valley guardians decide not to send children to schoolsBy Manjima Dhakal
Though the government has not yet decided to close schools in light of the resurging COVID-19 cases, many guardians of students in Kathmandu-based schools have decided not to send their children to schools.
Cautionary measures must for strengthening national security-PM OliBy RSS
In his address to the closing ceremony of advanced course on national security held at Army Command and Staff College today, PM Oli highlighted that a small and backward country like ours should be highly alert on the issues concerning national interest and national security.
Government preparing to run online classes for a monthBy RSS
"Preparations have been made to run online classes at least for one month in the city areas. Seven to eight hundred thousand students can take classes remaining at home when online classes are conducted and this will reduce the movement up to 20 per cent," Minister Tripathi said.
MoHP confirms 460 new cases of COVID-19, five fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 496 new infections were recorded in 4,386 RT-PCR tests and 57 cases were recorded via 57 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
Foreign Minister highlights usefulness of suggestions from scholars in policy makingBy RSS
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said the research-based suggestions and study report from the scholarly class are useful in policy formulation and removing the development impediments.
Attacks against party won't be tolerated: PMBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and chairman of the ruling party CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli said on Monday that his party would not take power through the side door and challenged the opposition to topple the government through parliamentary process.
NPC unveils 5-year nutrition strategy planBy The Rising Nepal
The National Planning Commission (NPC) has unveiled five-year strategy (2021-2025) under the III stage of Scaling Up Nutrition Movement of the United Nations. Vice-chairman of NPC Prof Dr. Puspa Raj Kadel launched the strategy amidst a function held on Monday.
Bode’s tongue-piercing festival beginsBy Binu Shrestha
When Buddha Krishna Baga Shrestha will pierce his tongue on April 15 during the famous tongue-piercing festival of Bode in Madhyapur Thimi, he will be doing it for the eight years in a row. The three-day fasting, which culminates in piercing the tongue, has started from Monday. In addition to taking only water, Shrestha has to stay away from women and animals, as a rule.
Budget to focus on reviving COVID-crushed economyBy The Rising Nepal
“We are working on the preparation of budget for the coming fiscal year giving top priority to address COVID-19 impacts in economic recovery programmes and accelerate economic growth,” he said while launching Nepal Development Update made public by the World Bank virtually on Monday.
Lawmakers talk about Nepal's new map in HoR sessionBy RSS
She also sought clarification from the government that it prevented the new map from including in the school and university curricula. Bhusal also demanded that the government should table the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact in the parliament as per the due process.
Survey teams from Nepal, India inspect disputed Mahakali embankmentBy The Rising Nepal
The embankment along Mahakali River being constructed unilaterally by India has been inspected by the technical team of both, Nepal and India.
COVID-19 active cases hit 3,306 with 496 new infections and 13 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Apr. 12: The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 559 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 280,524. "In 4,378 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests and 727 antigen tests done in the last 24 hours, 559 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2," informed the Health Ministry in the regular press briefing. Currently, there are 3,306 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation and 85 people mostly those who had...
Meeting of Council of Ministers today, discussions on COVID-19 control to be heldBy The Rising Nepal
Considering the increasing cases of COVID-19 in recent times, the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) has been holding deliberations as to the necessary steps that are to be taken to control the spread. CCMC on Saturday had made recommendations to the Council of Ministers regarding the same.
India halts construction of embankment along Mahakali River, survey team reaches DarchulaBy The Rising Nepal
The construction works of the dam over the Mahakali River being done unilaterally by India without informing Nepal has been halted for now.
Knowledge gained abroad positive: Minister GyawaliBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the maximum numbers of Nepalis flying abroad were not only brain drain but also brain gain for the nation. He said that Nepalis who pursue their higher education abroad had created a great opportunity for the nation. Speaking at an interaction programme organised by the Brain Gain Centre under the Foreign Ministry on Sunday, Minister Gyawali said, “Had the Nepalis not been to abroad in this current situation of globalisation, our...