NC to continue oxygen concentrator distributionBy RSS
The Nepali Congress has said that it would continue its drive to distribute oxygen concentrators purchased with financial assistances from its leaders and cadres, and well-wishers to public health institutions.
Robbers loot properties worth 1 million at gun pointBy RSS
A group of dacoits on Wednesday night broke into the house of a businessperson at Samsi Rural Municipality in Mahottari district and decamped with properties worth around 1 million.
Govt to resume flights to countries with large number of Nepali workersBy RSS
The government is to resume flights to the countries with large number of Nepali migrant workers.
Smart lights to be installed in Ring Road in LalitpurBy The Rising Nepal
Smart street lights are set to be installed in the Balkumari-Balkhu section of the Ring Road.
Chitwan extends prohibitory order for a weekBy RSS
The prohibitory order, enforced by the local administration, has been extended with the rise in the cases of coronavirus infection in the district.
Land dispute impedes postal highway construction in SaptariBy The Rising Nepal
Construction of a section of the Postal Highway at Bodebarsain in Saptari district is stuck due to the negligence of Bodebarsain Municipality in resolving the land-related disputes.
Flood takes away under construction bridgeBy RSS
The swollen Baudikhola (rivulet) of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta East) took away a bridge being constructed in Baudikali. Slab and beam of the under-construction bridge linking ward 1 and 2 of Baudikali rural municipality were swept away by the flood that took place after incessant rain since Monday evening.
Donor organisations provide medical suppliesBy The Rising Nepal
In an effort to help Nepal fight the coronavirus pandemic, three major donor organisations --Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple (China), Shanghai Jue Qun Cultural & Educational Foundation (China), Tan Ngak Buay and Kee Meng Lang Foundation Limited (Singapore) of Shangpa Foundation -- have supported the country with oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment.
Govt calls for clearing tax by July 9By The Rising Nepal
The government has urged one and all to clear the due taxes by July 9. The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has issued a notice urging to submit the taxes and Value Added Tax (VAT) of Nepali month Chaitra of 2077 BS (mid-March to mid-April) and Baisakh of 2078 BS (mid-April to mid-May). The IRD issued the notice a day after the court verdict that opened the way to collect taxes even during the lockdown period. A court decision last year had barred the government to collect taxes before 30 days after...
Many villages in Lumbini Province flooded, dozens at riskBy RSS
Properties worth thousands of rupees have been damaged, it has been said. Many other settlements at banks of various rivers including Kali Gandaki, Rapti, Badigad and Tinau are vulnerable to flooding. Dozens of settlements at Rapti river banks in Banke and Dang districts are at risk of being flooded.
Seven missing in Melamchi flood identifiedBy The Rising Nepal
Flood in Melamchi River in Sindhupalchowk District of Bagmati Province located at the north-east side from Kathmandu has created havoc in Melamchi Bazaar.
Floods sweep away rural municipality office, police posts, banks and hotels in ManangBy The Rising Nepal
Bishnu Lamichhane, Chief District Officer of Manang, informed that the office building of Naso Rural Municipality was washed away as the flood entered the settlement with the Marsyangadi River swollen due to incessant rains for the last three days.
Private, public houses of flood-hit areas to be insuredBy The Rising Nepal
The government has decided to provide insurance schemes to all the government and private properties located in areas that are at high risk of being affected by rain-induced disasters.
Six Indian, Chinese nationals of Melamchi Drinking Water Project go missingBy The Rising Nepal
A total of six labourers, three Indian and Chinese nationals each, working at Melamchi Drinking Water Project have gone missing in the Melamchi River flood.
NTD directs members to join hands for rescue, relief efforts to flood victimsBy RSS
Nepal Tarun Dal (NTD), the youth wing of the Nepali Congress, has asked all its office bearers and members to join hands for rescue and relief efforts for the people affected by flooding across the country.
UK government's cut in aid budget to affect public health of South Asian countriesBy RSS
The British government has decreased the assistance budget it has been providing to public health sector of South Asian countries including Nepal as well as other countries at a time when the world is facing COVID-19 pandemic.
Flood sweeps away 15 houses in Lamjung, 30 at high riskBy The Rising Nepal
Flooding in Dordi River caused by incessant rainfall since Monday has swept away 15 houses of Dordi Rural Municipality.
Maoist Centre Chair Dahal urges govt to gear up for search and rescueBy RSS
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged the government for the immediate search, rescue and relief of the citizens gone missing in flood and landslides.
Sithi Nakha being celebrated in Bhaktapur (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
A religious and eco-friendly festival ‘Sithi Nakha’ is being celebrated in the Newar community by cleaning the water sources today.