SC orders to stop installation of new idols in KasthamandapBy RSS
The order comes in response to a writ petition filed by Advocate Sanjay Adhikari, seeking an interim order to stop the installation of new idol in the Kasthamandap.
Nepal Police distributes 11,090 free masksBy RSS
The Nepal Police has distributed 11,090 masks in the last 24 hours as part of its anti-COVID campaign ‘where is your mask?
Govt issues order on prevention and control of third wave of coronavirus with omicron, 2078By RSS
The government has issued an order on prevention and control of the third wave of coronavirus and omicron, 2078. The order was issued in the wake of the rapid spread of coronavirus with a new mutation- omicron.
Army personnel succumbs to injuries from elephant attack in ChitwanBy RSS
An Army personnel succumbed to injuries from a wild elephant attack in the Chitwan National Park, Chitwan district. Gupta Bahadur Thapa, corporal of Khadga Battalion of Nepal Army, was on patrol when a wild tusker named Dhrube attacked him around 6 pm on Saturday, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.
Lack of corresponding office in India renders Pashupatinagar immigration office uselessBy The Rising Nepal
The immigration office established four years ago at Pashupatinagar, Ilam on Nepal’s border with India has nothing to do. It was established to curtail illegal activities, maintain migration statistics and facilitate the arrival of tourists and was inaugurated by the then Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa amidst much fanfare. Yet, it has been able to do absolutely none of those things because there is no corresponding office on the Indian side.
CM Raut extends greetings on Makar SankrantiBy RSS
In a message of best wishes on the occasion here today, Chief Minister Raut said that Makar Sankranti was an important festival among the diverse cultures of Nepal and wished that this festival add further fervor among the Nepalis.
Kathmandu Metropolis upgrades health clinic for urban sanitation workersBy RSS
The facility named ‘Urban Health Promotion Centre’ came into operation on Thursday. The existing health clinic operated by the Metropolis was upgraded to ensure access to urban sanitation workers in non-formal sectors to healthcare services, according to Metropolis Spokesperson Ishwor Man Dangol.
Kalikot under increasing risk of COVID-19By RSS
Risk of coronavirus infection is increasing in Kalikot district. Following the different programmes of political parties including gatherings and conferences, coronavirus cases have increased in the district.
Maghe Sankranti Fair formally begins in DevghatBy RSS
Maghe Sankranti Fair has today commenced at the confluence of the Kaligandaki and Narayani rivers at the sacred pilgrimage site, Devghat by erecting a bamboo 'lingo' or a ceremonial pole. Peethadhish of Galeshwor Ashram Aatma Nanda Giri, sadhus and ascetics and priests were present on the occasion.
Senior citizens felicitatedBy RSS
The Waling Municipality Ward No. 5 in Syangja district has felicitated 180 senior citizens. Ward Chairman Dhakaram Pangeni said the senior citizens of 70 years and above were honoured to give a positive message to the society for their take care by recongising their contributions to the society. The tribute and respectful treatment to the senior citizens is the need of the hour, Pangeni said.
Maghe Sankranti Fair cancelledBy RSS
The Bihadi Rural Municipality in Parbat district has ordered to cancel this year’s Maghe Sankranti Fair at Setibeni on the bank of Kali Gandakri River. Generally, the site that has the world’s largest Shaligram Shila (stone) witnesses a huge gathering of people every year on the occasion of Maghe Sankranti Fair.
Health Ministry to extend contract period of essential health workersBy RSS
A minister-level decision was made to extend the three-month-long contract of the entire health workers hired on a contract basis required for all teaching hospitals, academies, hospitals and laboratories, Ministry’s Assistant Spokesperson Dr Samir Kumar Adhikari said.
CM Pokharel stresses on special efforts for improving macroeconomic indicatorsBy RSS
Chief Minister Pokharel said so today while addressing the meeting of the Province Development Problems Resolution Committee and the first quarterly progress review seminar of the current fiscal year. Although the Gandaki province has special possibilities of development, he said, it has only an 8.7 percent contribution to the total GDP of the country.
Murder convict arrested from Saudi Arabia after 17 yearsBy RSS
A murder convict who had been absconding for 17 years has been arrested from Saudi Arabia. Govinda Magar, 40, of Belaka municipality-6 of Udayapur has been brought back to the country from Saudi Arabia.
Langtang national park distributes relief amount of Rs 4.8 millionBy RSS
The Langtang National Park has disclosed the amount it has provided to the wildlife attack survivors. The national park made public the relief amount provided as a compensation to those injured in wildlife attack and having loss and damage of their crops due to animal rampage.
Meat of protected Himalayan Tahr seizedBy The Rising Nepal
Police have handed over illegal seized meat of protected animal Himalayan Tahr (Jharal) killed after its hunting to the Division Forest Office for further investigation. The District Headquarters, Simkot-based Police Office submitted the seized meat to the Forest Office for further investigation to trace the hunters involved in its killing. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Herambh Sharma said that the police had recovered the meat from Jaini National Forest of Namkha Rural Municipality-4 and...
Syangja DAO gears up against Omicron variant of COVID-19By RSS
A meeting of the District COVID Management Committee and the District Administration Office directed the people to follow recommended health protocols against COVID-19. The meeting was held on Tuesday under the chair of Chief District Officer Raju Prasad Poudel urged people not to create a public gathering with more than 25 people, and not to organise any kind of fairs.
Devotees to be allowed to take holy dips only by adopting health safety protocolsBy RSS
Two days are left for the Makar Mela, the big religious fair that takes place every 12 years in the historic, religious-cultural, touristic town Panauti. In normal times the religious fair draws hundreds of thousands of devotees from various parts of the country. But this year, the fair is going to be subdued due to the looming risk of a third wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Rukum Purba Hospital starts safe abortion serviceBy RSS
The Rukum Purba Hospital here has started providing safe abortion services and anti-rabies vaccines along with the health insurance services. The locals here are elated with the access to these three services in addition to other health services at the Hospital.
Team searching Banke man-eater tigerBy The Rising Nepal
A technical team from Sauraha in Chitwan has reached Raptisonari, an area where the tigers are prowling, terrorizing the people in Raptipari of Banke every day. A three-member technical team led by Amir Sadaula, senior technician of the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NRNC), has reached Fattepur in Raptisonari and started searching for the man-eater, said Dadhi Lal Kandel, chief of Division One Office in Banke.