Booster dose to be administered from tomorrowBy RSS
The government is administering booster doses against coronavirus from Sunday. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the booster dose will be inoculated to the frontline workers from January 16 and to all senior citizens above 60 as well as those completing six months of full-dose vaccine from January 28.
7th National Yoga Day being observedBy RSS
The seventh National Yoga Day is being observed by organising various programmes through the virtual medium under the slogan 'Yoga for overall development.'
MoHP to extend contract period of essential health workersBy The Rising Nepal
In view of the spike in the cases of COVID-19 on a daily basis, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has decided to manage adequate number of human resources for the health institutions.
Deal reached to resolve medical education issuesBy The Rising Nepal
A meeting of medical education stakeholders held at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) on Friday decided to resolve the problems facing medical education. A statement issued by the ministry after the meeting stated that they reached an agreement to resolve the problems. The meeting was held between representatives of Medical Education Commission, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Kathmandu Medical College, Nobel Medical College, guardians and students regarding the...
China defends entry restriction to Nepali students, goodsBy The Rising Nepal
The Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, said the other day that it noticed reports on Nepali students’ getting trouble while returning to China to complete their studies, and the northern neighbour encroached Nepali land, and imposed a blockade on Nepal.
EC wants announcement of local election before Jan 21By TRN Online
If the date of the local level election is not fixed within the third week of January, it would be technically, managerially and practically difficult to hold the local election, the EC reiterated.
Home Minister Khand-Australian Ambassador meetBy TRN Online
On the occasion, Home Minister Khand thanked the Australian government for its continued support in Nepal's development and urged it to provide vaccine support in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister wants cooperatives to be responsible to membersBy RSS
In her address to the 15th AGM of National Cooperative Bank Limited (NCBL) here today, the Minister said the major responsibility of cooperatives was to win people’s trust becoming responsible to the community always.
Communication Minister Karki tests negative for COVID-19By TRN Online
The report of the second PCR test of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, who is also the spokesperson of the government, also came negative on Friday. The PCR test conducted on Sunday, December 9 was also negative.
UML leader Pokhrel contracts COVID-19By RSS
General Secretary of the CPN (UML) Shankar Pokhrel has been infected with COVID-19 today.
Discussion on medical college's fee dispute beginsBy RSS
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has started discussions with the stakeholders after medical colleges started charging high fees than the determined.
Darchula faces shortage of vaccines against COVID-19By RSS
The District Administration Office, Darchula, has issued an order for the general people to carry vaccination card along with them from January 20. Although the Office, issuing a seven-point order, asked them to carry the vaccination card with them or to show in mobile phone mandatorily, there is shortage of vaccines against coronavirus in the district.
All-party meeting is being held todayBy TRN Online
An all-party meeting is being held on Friday at the call of the Election Commission. Commission spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Poudel informed that a meeting will be held at 11:30 am to discuss the National Assembly and local level elections.
Chances of light rain likelyBy RSS
Some parts of the country’s hilly region are likely to witness rain today due to an impact of westerly wind, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
Five held on charge of murdering rickshaw pullerBy RSS
The police in Parsa district arrested five persons on charge of murdering Indian national Mukhtar Miya in Birgunj. Forty-five years old Miya was found dead near Narayani Vayodha Hospital in Birgunj on January 6.
Writ filed against installation of new idols in KasthamandapBy The Rising Nepal
A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the replacement of the old idol of Lord Gorakhnath with a newly sculpted idol in Kasthamandap. Heritage activist and advocate Sanjay Adhikari filed a writ on Wednesday against the installation of the new idol.
'Fee issues in medical education will be resolved'By The Rising Nepal
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel said that the fee issues of medical education will be resolved soon. Speaking to The Rising Nepal on Thursday, Minister Paudel said that he had called an all-party meeting at the ministry at 11 am on Friday regarding the issue. “Officials from the Medical Education Commission, Nepal Medical Council, universities, student union representatives, private medical college owners alongside representatives from the agitated students and...
Gorkha Palace reconstruction not completed yetBy The Rising Nepal
It has been more than six years since the 2015 earthquake but work on the reconstruction of the Gorkha Palace, which collapsed in the tremor, is still not complete. While the main structure of the palace has been rebuilt, much remains to be done on the “finishing” front. According to Hari Prasad Bhusal, chief of the Gorkha Palace Curator Office, it will still take some time before the palace can be declared “complete.”
Endangered woolly neck stork spotted in BhaktapurBy The Rising Nepal
The endangered bird woolly neck stork, called Lovipapi Garud in Nepali, has been spotted in and around the wetland area of Monahara of Bode in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-8, Bhaktapur. The area is also called Mini Kositappu.
WB projects Nepal's per capita income to fallBy TRN Online
Despite rebound growth and an upgraded forecast, the number of people living on less than $ 1.90 per day is expected to remain above the pre-pandemic level. The report assumes tens of millions of new poor in the South Asian Region since 2020.