Bhattarai named Acting GM of GorkhapatraBy The Rising Nepal
Executive Editor Shiva Kumar Bhattarai has been appointed Acting General Manager of the Gorkhapatra Corporation. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) on Monday appointed Bhattarai to the post until a chairman or general manager is appointed.
Installation of taps ends water woes in DolakhaBy The Rising Nepal
Every day, for the last 62 years, Tulsa Basnet, 76, from Leptung, Ward No. 6, Kalinchowk Rural Municipality of Dolakha has been walking long distances on foot for several hours just to fetch drinking water. Married at the age of 16 in the remote village of Kolbari, Basnet has been reeling under the water woes of Kalinchowk Rural Municipality since entering the nuptial relationship. But recently, all those years of hapless struggle for drinking water have come to an end. With the installation of...
UML dissident group decides to push for party unityBy The Rising Nepal
The rival faction of the main opposition led by Madhav Kumar Nepal has decided to make further efforts for party unity. The two-day meeting of the standing committee members close to the Nepal-led faction that concluded on Monday made decision to this effect.
EC gives legitimacy to JSP chaired by Upendra YadavBy The Rising Nepal
The Election Commission has decided to give legitimacy to the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) chaired by Upendra Yadav's party.
First overhead bridge in Pokhara comes into operationBy RSS
An overhead bridge, the reportedly first one of its kind in the tourist city, Pokhara, has come into operation.
PM Deuba expresses grief over NC leader Ghimire’s demiseBy RSS
Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the demise of Bhimsen Ghimire.
Melamchi flood survivors meet PM Deuba, requesting for reliefBy RSS
Flood survivors from Melamchi of Sindhupalchowk district today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, seeking the role of government in the prevention and management of possible disaster in the future.
Dubbed an 'agricultural country', Nepal lacks Agriculture ActBy RSS
The country does not have the ‘agriculture act’, although it has been touted as an agrarian country. The agrarian economy is predominant in Nepal with 65.8% of total population engaged in agriculture in which 60.2% are male and 72.8% are female.
Rain forecast for three days in most parts of countryBy RSS
Rainfall is forecast in most of the places of the country in the next three days due to the influence of the monsoon wind.
Sauraha wears a deserted look (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Sauraha, one of the most happening tourist destinations in the nation, has worn a deserted look due to the COVID-19 pandemic followed by series of prohibitory orders.
EC deciding authenticity of JSP todayBy RSS
The Election Commission is deciding the authenticity of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) today.
Narayangadh-Butwal road expansion drive in snail paceBy RSS
The Narayangadh-Butwal road expansion drive – one of the national pride projects of Nepal – has witnessed a snail pace.
NRNA Korea's regional chair Bhujel passes awayBy RSS
Regional chairperson of NRNA South Korea, Madan Bhujel passed away due to cardiac arrest. Bhujel had collapsed while taking rest after playing football with his colleagues on Saturday evening.
Human settlements near Karnali River at high risk of flood and landslideBy RSS
Some human settlements of Kalikot district near the Karnali River are reeling under high risks of flood and landslide.
Officials face problem to rescue five Nepali children from IndiaBy The Rising Nepal
Nepali security officials and government agents have become unable to rescue five Nepali children, who had gone missing from Kohalpur of Banke district although they were found in Bareilly, India. Five children, including two children aged seven to nine and a girl, who went missing from Kohalpur-4, were found in a children's home in Bareilly, India, but their rescue efforts failed, said Ward Chairman of Kohalpur Ward No. 4, Tirtharam Tharu.
E-sewa to give 20% cash back on Foodmandu ordersBy The Rising Nepal
E-sewa has announced that it would provide 20 per cent or up to Rs. 300 cash back on the first order in Foodmandu via its e-payment platform. Foodmandu, Nepal's first online food delivery platform and Esewa, Nepal's first mobile wallet have signed an agreement for the same on Sunday. With this partnership, Foodmandu users will now be able to pay for orders through Esewa.
Two smuggled cars seized in capitalBy Nayak Paudel
The Crime Division of Metropolitan Police arrested two individuals on July 22 with two Hyundai Creta cars which were smuggled into Nepal without duty clearance from the customs. As per the division, they acted on a special tipoff regarding sale of illegally smuggled vehicles. They then arrested Aagya Gurung, 38, and Sonam Tasi Yolmo, 43, from Bouddha area in Kathmandu. The duo was arrested with two Creta cars which were smuggled to Nepal via India without customs clearance. “The engine number...
Public transport fares to be revisedBy The Rising Nepal
Authorities have assured public transport operators to revise transportation fare soon. Their assurance came at a time when the public transport operators have been protesting against the government citing delay in revising the fare of vehicles operating within a province. Issuing a notice on July 13, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) informed that the fare of long-route public vehicle operating within two or more provinces has been increased by 28 per cent. Nevertheless, the DoTM informed...
EPF to invest Rs 12 billion in Tamakoshi 'V' HydropowerBy RSS
A tripartite agreement on investment was carried out on Sunday at the presence of Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal.