SC reinstates HoR againBy The Rising Nepal
The Supreme Court has reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) yet again.
1.5 million doses of J&J single-shot vaccines arrive in NepalBy The Rising Nepal
A total of 1.5 million vaccines against COVID-19 donated by the United States of America have arrived in Kathmandu.
AIN stresses int’l aid to meet Nepal’s vaccine needsBy The Rising Nepal
Stating that the greatest difficulty in the fight against the pandemic is the unequal distribution of vaccines, Association of International NGOs (AIN) in Nepal has appealed for an urgent support from the international community to address the health crisis in Nepal where the elderly and most vulnerable people have not received the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccines.
All Nepalis will be vaccinated by year end: PM OliBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has declared that all Nepalis will be vaccinated by the end of this year. Inaugurating the new surgical building of Bir Hospital in Kathmandu, Prime Minister Oli has maintained that majority of Nepalis will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2021. “People should not worry about the availability of vaccines against the coronavirus,” said PM Oli.
NA lawmakers express concern about rescue, reliefBy The Rising Nepal
Lawmakers of the National Assembly Sunday expressed their worries about several political and other issues happening in the country. They voiced their concerns about the dissolution of the House of Representatives, rescue and distribution of relief to the disaster survivors and COVID-19 vaccines. CPN-UML vice chairman Bamdev Gautam said that the National Assembly itself should be able to choose the Prime Minister and the annual budget could be presented in the Upper House. “Let’s make some...
Experts suggest regular repairs of Valley’s drainage systemBy The Rising Nepal
Every monsoon, several places of the Kathmandu Valley get submerged due to rise in water level in the rivers and a poor drainage system in which the flow of water is often obstructed. Over the years, the valley’s urban structure has developed exponentially but its poor planning has led many places to face havoc during the monsoon.
UML taskforce reaches conclusionBy RSS
A meeting of the taskforce formed to resolve intraparty disputes in the CPN (UML) has reached a conclusion late this night. UML Secretary and member of the taskforce Gokarna Raj Bista said that the meeting concluded some time ago forge consensus in the disputed issues.
MoHP reports 1,237 new cases of COVID-19, 20 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 5,535 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,237 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Krishna Prasad Poudel, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population in the regular press briefing. The RT-PCR test reports of the last 24 hours reveal that the nation's infection rate is at 22.3 per cent.
All Nepalis will get vaccines by end of 2021: PM OliBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed that all Nepalis will get vaccines by the end of this year- 2021. “Nepali people should not worry about availability of vaccines against COVID-19 now,” he reiterated.
PM for effective programme for minimizing tiger-human conflictBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the authorities concerned to introduce effective programmes to limit wildlife-human conflict, including tigers.
CPN-UML task force meet kicks off, members to sign consensus document todayBy The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the task force formed to resolve the internal dispute of CPN-UML has kicked off at Singha Durbar.
UML taskforce to make public consensus document todayBy The Rising Nepal
The CPN-UML taskforce, assigned to suggest ways to resolve the intraparty disputes, announced to make consensus documents public on Sunday. The marathon meeting of the taskforce that has continued for last seven days has succeeded to forge consensus between the two factions of the ruling CPN-UML.
More than Rs. 60 million in damages from floods, landslides since AprilBy Aashish Mishra
Floods and landslides have a caused more than Rs. 62 million in damages since April 14. As per the data provided by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA), floods have caused an estimated loss of Rs. 55,342,500 and landslides have caused a loss of Rs. 6,941,500 since the start of this Nepali year.
Human error, fragile topography main reasons behind monsoon mayhemBy Purushottam Khatri
Monsoon-induced disaster predominantly landslides and floods are common geological hazards triggered by torrential rainfalls during rainy season. Within just 30 days of the onset of monsoon from June 11 this year in Nepal, 53 people were killed, over five dozen were injured and 53 other are still missing as of July 9, 2021. Normally, monsoon in Nepal last up to 105 days to retreat on September 23. Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, an engineer
Teachers anxious about COVID-19 vaccine before going to classroom physicallyBy Manjima Dhakal
The country started vaccination campaign against COVID-19 from last January. Along with the availability of vaccine, frontliners, health workers, security personnel, journalists were vaccinated in priority. Soon after that, diplomatic mission employees, parliamentarians, government officials got the vaccine in priority. Now, the government has been running vaccinations on the basis of age group. However, teachers who are required to work with children by profession are demanding vaccination in special...
1.5 million doses of Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine arriving in Nepal on MondayBy The Rising Nepal
Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, which is being given to Nepal by the United States, is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Monday.
Prime Minister Oli in flood-hit areas, commits to rebuilding immediatelyBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inspected the flood-damaged Helambu area today.
COVID-19 update: 1,353 new cases, 1,432 recoveries, 22 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 6,530 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,353 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday through its regular update.
Third-wave could be frightening as infection rate is high: Public Health ExpertsBy The Rising Nepal
Public health experts have warned that the infection could increase rapidly if health safety standards are not strictly followed after the relaxation of the prohibitory order.