Makwanpur forest offices working to save stocked timberBy The Rising Nepal
According to Achyut Upadhyaya, assistant forest officer at the Division Forest Office, Hetauda, priority has been given to creating control lines. The office has also cleaned bushes to eliminate flammable materials. “Our aim is to prevent fire spreading to the stocked logs,” he said.
Traffic Police launches awareness campaign against second wave of COVID-19By RSS
Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs chair Yogendra Nath Karmacharya urged transport sector workers to take safety measures against the virus. Federation general secretary Punya Prasad (Saroj) Sitaula suggested the uses of mask and sanitizer and the avoidance of over-crowding in public vehicles to break the chain for the virus spread.
South Korea extends visa term of Nepali migrant workersBy RSS
The Ministry of Justice here stated that a rule has been passed by which the workers, whose visa term had expired and who could not return to their home countries due to the Coronavirus pandemic, can get their visa term extended for one year from April 13.
Two succumb to COVID-19 while under treatment in ButwalBy The Rising Nepal
A 71-year- old woman of Tilottama-1 in Rupandehi district and another man aged 43 from Sworgadwari-9 in Pyuthan district died of the virus, according to the hospital.
41 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Banke on Monday, 24 in ICUBy The Rising Nepal
According to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre, Banke, the district recorded 41 new cases of COVD-19 today while 40 new infections were recorded on Sunday.
Government suggested not to close schoolsBy RSS
Stakeholders have suggested to the government not to close schools in the name of staving off the risk of COVID-19 infection. Taking part in a consultative meeting held at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology today, they advised running schools by adopting maximum precaution against the infection.
Manakamana cable car service resumes operationsBy RSS
The cable car service has resumed since 8am today. Although it was announced that the service would be resumed from April 13, it has been started a day earlier, said Deputy General Manager of Manakamana Darshan Pvt Ltd, Ujjwal Sherchan.
50-year-old male succumbs to COVID-19 in KailaliBy The Rising Nepal
A 50-year-old male of Godawari Municipality-3 in Kailai succumbed to the novel coronavirus today.
NC CWC meeting put offBy RSS
The meeting of the Nepali Congress Central Working Committee that was called for 2pm today has been put off.
Buddhakrishna to pierce his tongue for eighth timeBy RSS
This year, 48-year-old Buddhakrishna Bang Shrestha is piercing his tongue for the eighth time. As the festival was cancelled last year for the first time in the history due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Buddhakrishna has expressed his readiness to pierce his tongue this year.
Police confirm identity of Five dead in Chitwan tractor accidentBy RSS
Chitwan District Police has confirmed the identity of four persons dead in Chitwan tractor accident occurred on Sunday evening.
Rupandehi sees surge in COVID-19 infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
Coronavirus infections are on the rise in Rupandehi. The cases of the infected people which had been zero for the last few months have again started increasing from the past few weeks.
Survey reveals policemen had to work up to 18-hrs a dayBy The Rising Nepal
For years, the lower echelons of the Nepal Police have been obliged to work up to 12 to 18 hours a day due to lack of manpower and enough vacancies.
NC's role imperative to save parliamentary system: Senior leader PoudelBy RSS
Senior leader of Nepali Congress Ramchandra Poudel has said it is the responsibility of NC to save parliamentary system. The senior leader underscored the need of all side efforts to foil the national and international machination, which he argued, was aimed at destabilizing Nepal's parliamentary system.
Leader Singh for NC's 14th general convention in stipulated timeBy RSS
He said this at a gathering and training session organised by Nepal Dalit Association, Kathmandu. Party leaders and cadres should be alert as efforts were underway to affect the general convention under various pretexts, Singh stressed.
Fire destroys six houses in KalikotBy RSS
Six houses were reduced to ashes Saturday when the fire broke out at Pachaljharana Rural Municipality-8 in Kalikot. The families of Durga Sarki, Birman Sarki, Bhaire Sarki, Ati Sarki, Dhanraj Sarki and Amrite Sarki have been homeless as the fire destroyed their houses, said rural municipality Chairperson Khadga Raj Sejuwal.
Province 2 Assembly summoned for MondayBy RSS
It requires to reshuffle the committee in the aftermath of the split of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the unification of the Janata Samajbadi Party. The meeting has been uncertain as the related parties are yet to recommend the names of people representing in the committee.
Wildfire in Shivapuri national park, preparation underway to drop water from chopperBy The Rising Nepal
An incident of forest fire has occurred at the Shivapuri National Park, located to the north of Kathmandu. The forest fire that started at about 10 am this morning has been expanding, according to the police.
Province 2 Assembly summoned for MondayBy RSS
It is mandatory for the Province to ensure its regular session in a six months. According to PA Parliament Secretariat officiating secretary Ranjit Yadav, the fourth session of Province 2 was concluded on October 20.