Electric microbus imported via Rasuwa checkpointBy RSS
Electric microbuses have been imported via Nepal's northern border checkpoint, Rasuwagadhi. A total of 22 microbuses were imported on Wednesday evening. Entrepreneurs from the private sector imported electric vehicles focusing on the urban area. Each micro bus has the capacity of 12 seats.
UML faces trouble in picking leadership in BhaktapurBy RSS
Main opposition, CPN-UML, has faced tough time in picking new leadership in all four municipalities of Bhaktapur district due to higher number of aspirants in different posts.
1.2M doses of Vero Cell vaccines arriveBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal on Wednesday received 1.2 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine purchased through the COVAX’s cost-sharing mechanism. “A cargo flight of China South Airlines carrying 1.2 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine has landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Tuesday morning,” said Badebabu Thapa, a senior official at the Logistic Management Section under the Department of Health Services.
'KMC delaying to disburse budget of Indra Jatra'By The Rising Nepal
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has delayed disbursement of a budget of Rs. 46 million to the Indra Jatra Management Committee that hosts the annual festival of the living Goddess for two consecutive years. As per the one door system, KMC has to allocate Rs. 2.3 million per year to celebrate and manage the festival.
Latvian envoy visits Mountain MuseumBy The Rising Nepal
Latvian Ambassador to Nepal has said that his country will seek to establish its formal diplomatic relationship with Nepal in future. Ambassador Artis Bertulis, who recently flew to Kathmandu from New Delhi, where he heads Latvia's Indian mission, stressed future cooperation and promotion of cultural ties with Nepal and building new contacts. The Republic of Latvia has an honorary consul in Kathmandu whose services will be sought in setting up new contacts to build a relationship between the two...
Home Minister assures decoration to winning playersBy RSS
Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has assured the athletes that government would honour if they came back home with international accolades. Home Minister said it during a programme organized to honour the national football players who finished second in the SAFF Championship 2021.
Nurturing Excellence in Higher Education Programme launchedBy RSS
The five-year program aims to improve the quality and labor market relevance of Nepal’s higher education, scale up collaborative research and online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for underprivileged and vulnerable students from disadvantages areas.
Rajendra Pande submits claim for Bagmati Province Chief MinisterBy TRN Online
Following the resignation of Ashtalaxmi Shakya from the post of Chief Minister today, Province Chief Sharma has asked the lawmakers to tender a claim for the post till tomorrow afternoon.
Problems related to education sector be resolved: Minister PoudelBy RSS
At a meeting of the association of the parents of students in institutional schools here today, Minister Poudel opined that it would be appropriate to discuss the grievances and comments lodged by the parents and coming through the association at once.
Bagmati Province Chief calls for new govt, approves CM Shakya's resignationBy RSS
Province Chief Sharma also approved the resignation tendered by Chief Minister Astalaxmi Shakya today itself. Sharma called for the formation of a new government, asking the province assembly members to claim the post for the new CM, showing the support of two or more political parties to him/her. He/she with the support of other members of the province assembly should approach the Province Chief with the signatures of the majority of his supporters.
CJ Rana conducts single bench hearing, judges refuse to join proceduresBy RSS
The Chief Justice has assigned other judges also to be on the hearing benches, but it did not happen. Judges today refused to join the hearing procedures, over the accusation that the CJ demanded his share during the recent expansion of the Council of Ministers and subsequent questions over the functioning of the judiciary. They have sought a ‘satisfactory’ answer from the CJ.
Koshi Hospital highly prioritized by government: Health MinisterBy RSS
Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada asserted that the federal government has accorded the highest priority to the Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar, Morang.
National Land Commission prepares to provide land to landless from mid-January 2022By RSS
The erstwhile dissolved Landless Squatters Problems Resolution Commission, based on the applications received from the landless squatters in 40 districts and record-keeping in other remaining districts, had registered 1.5 million to 1.7 million landless squatters in the country, according to Niraula.
Nine persons sentenced to life for killing two copsBy RSS
The District Court, Kailali has handed down life imprisonment to nine people for killing two policemen at Jugeda Village in southern part of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City in Kailali district.
An additional 1 million 20 thousand doses of Vero Cell vaccine arrives from ChinaBy TRN Online
An additional 1 million 20 thousand doses of Vero Cell vaccine against COVID-19 have arrived in Nepal from China as first consignment today.
Thapa unanimously elected chair of UML GodabariBy RSS
The first village and municipal convention of the CPN-UML has unanimously elected a 75-member committee in Godabari municipality.
Dr Koju picked as chair of Manab Adhikar Pratishthan Bhaktapur chapterBy RSS
Dr Rajendra Koju has been re-elected the chairperson of Rastriya Manab Adhikar Pratishthan, Bhaktapur district chapter. The sixth annual general meeting of district chapter of the Pratishthan elected a 13-member committee under the leadership of Dr Koju.
IOM not charging more from students: DeanBy The Rising Nepal
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has clarified that the recent notice regarding the examination fees for undergraduate courses was not an unreasonable charge to the students. Issuing a notice on Sunday, the IOM informed the medical colleges affiliated to the Tribhuvan University that the fee for regular exams of undergraduate medical courses is Rs. 9,000 per student while the fee for supplement exams is Rs. 3,000.
Inflation down to 3.49%, foreign exchange reserve shrinks by 6.6%By The Rising Nepal
The consumer price inflation has declined in the second month of the current fiscal year 2021/22. According to the latest current macroeconomic and financial report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the year-on-year (y-o-y) consumer price inflation stood at 3.49 per cent in the first two months of the current fiscal year compared to 4.52 per cent a year ago.
Karnali province issues ordinance on PSCBy RSS
Karnali Province Chief Govinda Prasad Kalauni has issued an ordinance related to public service commission as per the recommendation of the province government. In consistent with the Article 202 (1) of the Nepal Constitution, 2072, Province Chief Kalauni on Tuesday issued the ordinacne-2078 introduced to amend the 'Province Public Service Act, 2075'.