Human rights event to be heldBy The Rising Nepal
The 13th Human Rights Megna Meet is going to be held on the occasion of the 73rd International Human Rights Day by organising various programmes. This week-long programme will be organised from December 8 to 14 with the slogan ‘To Establishing Rule of Law, Respect Human Rights’. Every year, Human Rights Day is observed on December 10.
WB report stresses reforms to support fiscal federalism, green growthBy The Rising Nepal
Although Nepal has made significant progress in implementing fiscal federalism, a study by the World Bank has said that efforts are still needed for financial stability. Nepal has made significant strides in implementing fiscal federalism while key reforms are needed to support fiscal sustainability and Nepal’s transition towards green, resilient, and inclusive development said the World Bank’s Public Expenditure Review (PER) Report on Fiscal Policy for Sustainable Development published on...
All three govt. working for landless people: Minister ShresthaBy RSS
In a meeting with United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Olivier De Schutter at her office on Monday, Minister Shrestha shared that the government had already sprung into action with an action-plan to resolve the issues facing the landless Dalits, landless squatters, freed bonded labourers and kamlari.
KAHS to launch MBBS courseBy TRN Online
Registrar Nripendra Mahat informed that the course would be formally launched by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on December 12 in the presence of Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada, Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel, and other government officials.
Names of three ambassadorial candidates endorsedBy RSS
The meeting of the Committee here today here endorsed the nominations of ambassadors proposed to India Dr. Shankar Sharma, Gyan Chandra Acharya to the UK, and Shreedhar Khattri to the USA, according to Committee Chair Laxman Lal Karna.
Newly elected RPP Chair Lingden assumes officeBy RSS
Newly elected Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairperson Rajendra Lingden has assumed office today. Party leaders and cadres welcomed him amid a function at the party office in Dhumrabarahi in Kathmandu.
Returnees from India urged to quarantine for a weekBy TRN Online
Khagendra Bharati, information officer of the district administration office (DAO), informed that the DAO has written to the Local Levels urging them to arrange for mandatory quarantine for week of those who return from India and monitoring it so that spread of the new variant of the novel coronavirus, omicron, is averted.
Parliamentary committee starts hearing on proposed ambassadorsBy RSS
The Parliamentary Hearing Committee, the Federal Parliament has started parliamentary hearing on the proposed ambassadors to India, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
SC’s problem should be resolved from all-side talks: Chair NepalBy RSS
Chairperson of the CPN (Unified Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said that the problem seen in the Supreme Court should be resolved through talks among all sides.
CPN (UML) stands united after 10th national congress: Secretary BhattaraiBy RSS
CPN (UML) Secretary Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the CPN (UML) is united from its 10th national congress and returned to its mission and future course of action by gaining power.
Shivakoti gets honorary citizenship of South KoreaBy RSS
South Korea has honoured a Nepali citizen with the honorary citizenship of Korea. Nawaraj Shivakoti of Biratnagar, Morang, received the honorary citizenship of Korea on December 1 amidst a programme organised by Seoul Metropolis. The Metropolis honours foreign nationals with this award every year.
Jumla welcomes students for MBBS courseBy RSS
After a decade of its establishment, the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences has enrolled first batch of students for MBBS course. With the new move, expectations are high among people in the Karnali province regarding their access to health education and health care services.
Thapa elected NC Province 1 PresidentBy RSS
Uddhav Thapa has been elected the President of the Nepali Congress (NC) Province 1 Committee by defeating his contender Gururaj Ghimire.
Beautification, cleaning of Lumbini in progressBy The Rising Nepal
A cleanliness programme has started in Lumbini from Friday to make it more beautiful. It started from the Mayadevi Temple in Buddha-born Lumbini. The manpower involved in tourism has been deployed for the campaign through a temporary employment clause.
Pollution degrades ambience of Ghodaghodi LakeBy The Rising Nepal
The famous Ghodaghodi Lake of Kailali, which is listed in the World Ramsar Area, is in danger of losing its beauty due to increasing pollution. The lake, which is very important for biodiversity, is at risk of losing its credibility. The Lake area was listed as a World Ramsar Site in 2003. However, in recent times, the lake has become dirty and polluted. Plastic and lead bottles are strewn all over, including inside the lake. Rajan Chaudhary, secretary of the Nature Conservation Club Bardiya and...
National Tiger Survey 2021 launched: Poaching is major challenge in tiger conservationBy RSS
Minister for Forests and Environment Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav has said poaching has posed a major challenge in the conservation of tigers in Nepal.
RPP elected office-bearers sworn inBy RSS
Newly elected office bearers of Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), who won election in the RPP Unity Convention recently, have taken the oath of the office amid a function here today. Coordinator of the party central election committee Hari Bahadur Basnet administered oath to the elected party office bearers including its chairperson Rajendra Prasad Lingden.
Police arrest man with Rs 7 million, legal source of which not knownBy RSS
The Kathmandu police have arrested a person with approximately Rs 7 million, the legal source of which has not been verified.
COVID-19 vaccination drive launched today at six local levels in DangBy RSS
COVID-19 vaccination programme has been launched today at six local levels in the Dang district. Under the drive, Vero Cell vaccines will be administered to people above 18 years of age, according to the district health office.
RPP in favour of fully proportional electoral system: new party president LingdenBy RSS
The newly-elected RPP president Lingden said development and prosperity could not be achieved as adequate employment was not created in the country mainly due to the 'unsuccessful generation' of leaders leading the nation after the 1990 political change, stressing on handing over the leadership to the new generation in all parties and in contemporary politics.