UAE ambassador calls on Energy Minister BhusalBy RSS
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Nepal, Mr Saeed Hamdan Alnaqbi, paid a courtesy call on Minister for energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal at her office in Singha Durbar today.
World Tourism Day to be celebrated physicallyBy RSS
The 42nd World Tourism Day on September 27 is to be celebrated in Nepal also by organizing various programmes. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and bodies under it as well as the stakeholder organisations are preparing to mark the occasion physically this time amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by following the health safety protocols.
Pokhara Metropolis' expenditures shrink to 66 per cent budgetBy RSS
The Pokhara Metropolitan City said its expenditures schedule last fiscal year got affected as COVID-19 pandemic had its implications in the implementation of development projects.
Budget holiday will end soon: Minister KarkiBy RSS
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, has said that the budget holiday would not remain for long.
Border monitoring team reaches HilsaBy RSS
The border monitoring team of the Ministry of Home Affairs deployed to study the Nepal-China border issue has reached Hilsa in Humla after visiting a border pillar at Limi Lapcha area in the district.
Pathibhara temple reopensBy RSS
The Pathibhara temple in Taplejung district which remained closed to devotees for the past five months has reopened for devotees from today. The temple was closed citing fear of the COVID-19 spread.
New houses to 50 landslide-affected familiesBy The Rising Nepal
Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has handed over a new settlement to the flood and landslide victims in Kalikot’s Narharinath Rural Municipality on Wednesday. A new settlement was built for the families who lost their houses and kin to the floods and landslides last year. It has been constructed in Sugarkhal, Ward No. 4 of the municipality, under coordination between local and provincial government.
National Science Day todayBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology will observe the 9th National Science Day throughout the country on Friday. This year, the day is being marked with the theme ‘Quality Development of Science and Technology: Easy Way from Disaster and Pandemic’. The week-long programme has begun on September 13 and will continue till September 19.
Geographical study of Gadahare cave for its developmentBy RSS
A geographical study has been carried out for the development of Gadahare cave, which is under the shadow of lack of publicity. The cave is located at the border of Bhirkot municipality-8 and 9 of Syangja district.
Overcrowded prison poses COVID-19 risksBy RSS
The District Prison, Baitadi houses three-fold more prisoners than its capacity of accommodating 25 people. This has increased COVID-19 risks, said the jail administration.
Three killed in Ramechhap jeep accidentBy RSS
Three persons died in a road accident at Manthali of Ramechhap this morning.
Weather: Rain forecast until SaturdayBy RSS
Light to moderate rainfall is forecast in most places of the country in the next three days due to the influence of the low pressure system, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.
Sankhuwasabha Massacre: Police suspects involvement of accused's brotherBy The Rising Nepal
The Sankhuwasabha Massacre, where six of the same family were killed, has taken a new turn as the police have arrested accused Lok Bahadur Karki's brother.
Himalaya Airlines starts AED serviceBy RSS
The Himalaya Airlines has started the automated external defibrillator (AED) service in its flights. The Nepal-China joint venture air carrier has installed the AED, a life-saving machine used in case of heart attack and other health complications in flight, in all its aircraft.
Security intensified at TIA domestic terminal amid gold seizureBy The Rising Nepal
The Metropolitan Police Airport Security Office confiscated 3.360 kg of gold from two individuals in the baggage checking area of the Tribhuvan International Airport’s (TIA) domestic terminal on Monday. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the Airport Security Police Office identified the duo as 30-year-old Bodh Raj Bhandari of Kailali and 47-year-old Murari Raj Adhikari of Dhanusha. The duo was en-route to Biratnagar by a flight of Shree Airlines. Police informed that they seized gold necklaces,...
Census shows vulture population up by 21%By The Rising Nepal
The number of vultures has increased by 21 per cent in 2021 as compared to 2019. A total of 2,312 vultures were counted across all sites. A passage migrant Griffon Vulture (GV) and vagrant Indian Vulture (IV) was not assessed during the survey. Seven of nine vulture species known to exist in Nepal were sighted during the count, according to Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN).
WB gives Rs. 5.87 billion assistance for education, health sectorsBy The Rising Nepal
The World Bank has agreed to provide additional financial assistance of USD 50 million (Rs. 5.87 billion) each to enhance education and health sector of Nepal. The government and the World Bank Wednesday signed two separate additional financing agreements of USD 50 million each to support the implementation of the government’s flagship School Sector Development Programme in the education and public management reforms in the health sector.
Stray big cats unleash terror in BankeBy RSS
The spotting of a pair of tigers along the Agaiya-Kusum Road Section of the East-West Highway in Banke has unleashed terror among the locals. According to Chandra Bahadur Oli, ward chair of Raptisnari rural municipality-1, two Royal Bengal tigers which are believed to be from the Banke National Park (BNP) are seen straying into the street almost every day, terrorizing normal life.
Rain with thunder, lightning forecastBy RSS
Weather would remain general cloudy throughout the country with light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning in most of the parts today.
Cases of Measles being reported againBy The Rising Nepal
Last week, two persons in Jajarkot were diagnosed with measles. This has hinted that the possibility of a Measles outbreak. The health experts have said that as children's regular access to vaccines was hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic, other infectious diseases might increase in the nation.