Two dead, five injured in accidentBy RSS
Two persons died on the spot while four others were injured when a container met with an accident at the Thini River of Gharpajhong rural municipality-5 in Mustang district. The incident occurred this morning.
Silgadhi-Bajhang road obstructedBy RSS
The road from district headquarters, Silgadhi to Bajhang has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall since the past three days.
Janakpur-Jayanagar railway track speed to be testedBy RSS
A speed test is being carried out today of the Janakpur-Jayanagar railway track. The railway track speed testing and certification is being carried out as part of preparations to run the railway services, said its general manager Guru Bhattarai.
NRNA 10th AGM in late OctoberBy RSS
The 78th international coordination council meeting of the Non-resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) held on Saturday decided to hold the 10th NRNA global conference and the 10th General Meeting from coming October 23 to 25. For this, an organising committee led by NRNA chair Kumar Pant has been constituted.
Karnali welcomes Shrawan with ritualBy The Rising Nepal
The people of Karnali continued with their centuries-old tradition this year as well and celebrated the first day of the Nepali month of Shrawan by lighting ceremonial fires. The people marked the day Nepalis call Saaune Sankranti by banging plates, blowing conch shells and making fires on their roofs, balconies or gardens. Every house makes these fires in the evening with cedar and pine wood and prays for it to carry away all the diseases and infirmities that may afflict their families. The locals...
Teachers deprived of salaryBy RSS
The Dolpobuddha rural municipality has been facing difficulty in paying schools teachers. Likewise, those involved in the Chief Minister Employment Program have also not been paid.
Returned artifacts kept in museumBy The Rising Nepal
Three artifacts lost from Nepal are now put at the National Museum, Chhauni after being returned home. The artifacts of 13th to 16th century of Salabhanjika Strut, Shakyamuni Buddha and Ganesha sculpture were returned from the USA.
Pokhara Metropolis mayor GC undergoes surgery for strokeBy RSS
Pokhara Metropolis Mayor Maan Bahadur GC underwent surgery for a stroke at the Kathmandu-based Neuro Hospital.
NC parliamentary party meeting tomorrowBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba has called parliamentary party meeting for Sunday.
Weather: Possibility of heavy rain in some places of countryBy RSS
The weather will be generally completely cloudy throughout the country on Saturday due to the influence of the monsoon wind. Light to moderate rainfall is forecast in many places.
Rapist arrested after seven monthsBy RSS
Kanchanpur Police have arrested a man who had been on the run after being sentenced by the court for rape. The rapist was arrested after seven months of being pronounced guilty for the heinous act.
NC condemns attack on GhimireBy RSS
Nepali Congress has condemned the attack on the party's central member Shyam Kumar Ghimire. Ghimire is also member of the Active Membership Probe Committee of the party. Some party members attacked Ghimire taking over the issue of the party's active membership on Friday. Issuing a statement today, Party Spokesperson Biswa Prakash Sharma said this act when Ghimire was busy with the organizational task does not exhibit the conduct of a disciplined cadre of the party.
Parbat section of mid-hill highway obstructedBy RSS
The Parbat-Baglung section of the mid-hill highway has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by continuous rainfall. Landslides that took place at Sahasradhara in ward no. 1 of Kusma municipality obstructed the road section since last night.
More women receive safe abortion services in LamjungBy The Rising Nepal
Number of safe abortions has been increasing in Lamjung district over the past three years. In the fiscal year 2020/2021, altogether 206 women received safe abortion services from different health institutions of the district. According to the Lamjung Health Office, abortion services are sought from recognised health institutions.
2,850 families of Banke, Bardiya get permanent housesBy The Rising Nepal
The government has formally handed over houses built for the homeless families of Banke and Bardiya districts. A total of 2,843 such families have received permanent houses under the people’s housing programme (Janata Awas Karyakram).
Transport Department to install GPS in vehiclesBy The Rising Nepal
Installation of GPS (Global Positioning System) in vehicles, especially heavy vehicles, will be implemented from the Fiscal Year 2021/22, according to the recently unveiled budget for that year. The officials at the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) informed that the vehicle owners will install the navigating system in their vehicles and provide the information about their locations to the authority. "Public transports, heavy vehicles, vehicles used to transport goods, and ambulance and...
Command Headquarters concept comes into operation in ArmyBy The Rising Nepal
The Nepali Army (NA) has brought into implementation of its newly designed and approved command organisational structure concept from Friday onwards. With the new structure coming into implementation, eight previous Divisions Headquarters -- one in the Kathmandu Valley and seven in the provinces -- have been scrapped starting Friday, the beginning of new fiscal year of 2021/22.
Extensive unity imperative to move ahead: Speaker SapkotaBy RSS
Talking to media persons after inspecting the Parliament building here in Baneshwor today, Speaker Sapkota argued that the reinstated parliament was historically important and unity among all political parties were essential to correct the derailed political courses in the changed context.
Vero Cell administering postponed in Kathmandu due to shortage of vaccineBy The Rising Nepal
The five-day campaign to administer the first dose of Vero Cell vaccine in the Kathmandu district has been postponed after three days of the campaign due to shortage of the vaccine.
Antigen tests of lawmakers being conducted (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, an antigen test of all the members of the Federal Parliament is being conducted today. The test that started at 11 am will last till 4 pm today, according to Laxmi Prasad Ojha, section officer of the federal parliament secretariat.