Janaipoornima and Gaijatra festival to be limited to formalitiesBy RSS
The Gaijatra or Saparu festival, which falls on August 23 this year, will be celebrated in Bhaktapur only as a formality.
Water Resources Development Strategy for Kamala River Basin launchedBy RSS
Water Resource Development Strategy for Kamala River Basin conducted by the Government of Nepal in partnership with the Government of Australia was unveiled on Friday. The strategy is aimed at strengthening national capabilities in sustainable water resources development and management. The strategy was developed by applying highly participatory approaches with the engagement of key stakeholders.
Nag Panchami being observedBy RSS
The Nag Panchami Festival that falls on the Shrawan Shukla Panchami as per the lunar calendar is being observed today across the country by Hindus as per the time-honoured tradition.
Pakistan provides 'Made in Pakistan' medical equipment to Nepal in support against COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
"The gift of medical equipment is part of Pakistan’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Programme pledged for the SAARC Member States. Earlier last month, the Embassy handed over a cheque of more than 43 million Nepali Rupees to the Government of Nepal as part of COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Programme," the embassy said.
National parks taking help of elephants to protect wildlifeBy RSS
Elephants are mobilized in patrolling, an inspection of wild animals, research bids and taking the tourists on a tour of the park as well. The CNP is considered a better abode for elephants in Nepal as it has Elephant Breeding Centre as well.
Tree plantation in Jhapa on World Elephant DayBy RSS
A tree plantation drive has taken place in the district on the occasion of the World Elephant Day that falls on August 12 this year.
Earthquake jolts UdayapurBy RSS
An earthquake with epicentre around Pokhari of Udayapur district was recorded at 9.45 am today, the National Seismological Research Centre said.
Two men arrested on charge of incest rapeBy RSS
Parbat district police have arrested a man on the charge of raping his daughter. The man's younger brother was also arrested on the charge of committing the same heinous act.
UK opposition party expresses solidarity for ex-Gurkhas’s hunger strikeBy RSS
The United Kingdom’s main opposition, Labour Party, has expressed its solidarity for the struggle waged by ex-Gurkha veterans who resorted to stage hunger strike nearby Prime Minister’s residence since last Saturday to have their demands addressed.
KMC establishes sister-city ties with two more citiesBy RSS
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has signed on memorandum of understanding (MoU) for establishing sister-city relations with two more cities.
WHO charting out action plan for health improvement in KarnaliBy RSS
The World Health Organization (WHO) has advanced a plan to improve situation of people’s health in Karnali Province. To this effect, the global health body is charting out a plan of actions.
Madhyapaschim University VC’s vehicle vandalizedBy RSS
Agitating students of Madhyapaschim University(MU) central campus have vandalized a vehicle of its Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Nanda Bahadur Singh.
Eight villages at high risk of Seti River erosionBy RSS
Eight villages in Doti district have been posed to Seti river erosion. Although wall with gabion wire is built along the river, the erosion has not stopped.
Alternative routes to reach disaster-hit areaBy RSS
The massive flood occurred on June 16 damaged roads, and suspension and motorable bridges in the western belt of Sindhupalchowk.
9,500 bamboo saplings planted in DangBy The Rising Nepal
Bamboo Saplings have been planted in a community forest of Dang to control the increasing encroachment of the forest areas. According to the Division Forest Office, Dang, bamboo saplings have been planted in the forest areas of Babai and Dangisharan Rural Municipalities and Tulsipur Sub Metropolitan City. Khim Bahadur KC, an information officer of the forest office, said that bamboo saplings were planted in 19 kilometres of forest range near the settlement as encroachment was increasing in...
Masuria forest area bans entry after sighting of female tiger, cubsBy The Rising Nepal
Entry to the Masuria forest area of Kailali district has been prohibited after a tigress was sighted, along with her two cubs. The Community Forest Coordinating Committee, Masuria, has enacted the ban in an effort to avert human-tiger conflict. People living in the surrounding areas enter the forest mostly to pick fiddlehead ferns and other plants during their seasons.
UML central committee passes amended StatuteBy RSS
The CPN (UML) Central Committee meeting today has passed the amended Statute to be presented at the party's upcoming statute convention. According to party spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, the amendment provides for the election of the chairperson and central committee members from the general convention and central office-bearers from the central committee.
Indigenous peoples, the silent victims of conservation ‘success story’: ReportBy RSS
Nepal’s Indigenous peoples have suffered a litany of human rights violations over the past five decades as a result of abusive conservation policies, said Amnesty International and the Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC), in a new report published today.
Tuin death incident: Authorities preparing to search for Dhami employing droneBy RSS
The security bodies have continued the search for Jayasingh Dhami's body. Dhami went missing in the Mahakali river while crossing it using a tuin (ropeway bridge) on July 30.