Pokhara shopkeepers found using banned chemicals to ripen bananaBy The Rising Nepal
A shop of the agricultural market at Prithvi Chowk in Pokhara has been found using banned chemicals to ripen banana and other fruit.
In-coming travellers getting testedBy RSS
Travellers entering Baitedi are being test for Corona Virus. More than 500 travellers have been tested since the measure took place on June 1. A health desk has been established at Khodpe, where in-coming travellers are tested for Corona Virus through an antigen test, said Chief of the Health Office, Baitedi Yogesh Prasad Bhatta. Only four people have tested positive, among the 503 people tested so far, he said.
Corona infection coming down in UdayapurBy RSS
Corona Virus infection that had spiraled since the last week of April has now gradually come down in Udayapur district. As of first week of June the number of infections has decreased significantly, according to the Health Office, Udayapur.
All should work together to avert human-wildlife conflict: RanaBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Forest and Environment Narad Muni Rana has said that the country is rich in biodiversity but needs to focus and discuss on plans and policies regarding the conservation. Speaking at a webinar organised by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) and National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) on ‘Conservation of Tiger with a Human Face in context of the
School textbooks available at JEMC regional officesBy The Rising Nepal
Janak Education Materials Centre has asked the booksellers to visit its regional offices across the country for the school textbooks of the upcoming academic session. Although the country is now under restriction orders to control COVID-19, the textbooks required for the academic session 2021/22 have already been printed and dispatched to provincial offices of the JEMC, informed Chitra Acharya, spokesperson for the JEMC.
Application opens for Glocal Teen Hero 2021By The Rising Nepal
Glocal Pvt. Ltd. has announced the application opening of Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero Nepal for 2021. The application for participation and nomination are both available online, said the company in a statement on Friday.
Alarming rise in cases of VAW during pandemicBy The Rising Nepal
At a time when the country is under the coronavirus pandemic-induced restriction, the cases of domestic and gender-based violence have continued to rise. The matter is so severe that even while staying in quarantine, some women have reported a range of abuses.
Opposition coalition presents claim for new government in GandakiBy RSS
The opposition comprising Nepali Congress (15), CPN-Maoist Centre (11), Rastriya Janamorcha (2), Janata Samajwadi (2) and one independent assembly member had put forth province assembly member Krishna Chandra Nepali as the chief minister.
Public transport sector loses monthly Rs. 70 billion business since prohibitory order, workers demand reliefBy The Rising Nepal
According to Vice-President of Nepal Yatayat Baybasahi Rastrya Mahasang (Nepal National Federation for Transportation Business), Deepak Adhikari, Some 290 thousand passenger vehicles run across the country including buses, mini and micro buses in different long routes. The turnover of these vehicles in total would be around Rs. 70 billion per month.
Nepal's largest cold store comes into operation in Banke, traders delightedBy The Rising Nepal
Chairman of Nepalgunj Cold Storage and Ware housing, Sanjay Kumar Jain, said that 60 percent of its total capacity has already been utilized as it came into operation.
Monsoon season begins, heavy rainfall likely within a week in some places: MFDBy The Rising Nepal
The department has also forecasted that there will be light to moderate rains with thunder and lightning at many places in the country tonight while one or two places in Province 1, Bagmati Province, Lumbini Province, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province are expected to receive heavy rainfall.
Home Ministry directs DAOs to move ahead in order to make country’s economic activities dynamicBy RSS
The Home Ministry has directed District Administration Offices (DAOs) and security officials of 77 districts to move ahead with an action plan in order to make the country’s economic activities, affected due to the COVID-19, dynamic.
Gandaki Province Chief calls to form alternative govt.By The Rising Nepal
Gandaki Province Chief Sita Kumari Poudel has called provincial assembly members to form a new alternative government.
Five children die by drowning in pond in DhanushaBy The Rising Nepal
According to the District Police Office, five children of Mukhiyapatti Musaharniya-6, Laxmipur, died by drowning in the pond at mid-day today. The children had gone to take a bath at the pond near their homes.
500 people enter Nepal, 300 exit daily from Jamunaha border pointBy The Rising Nepal
The Jamunaha Police said that as the daily COVID-19 infection rate started declining in India and as the lockdowns implemented in various hotspots were lifted, the number of Nepalis entering India for employment had increased.
All party meet called by Speaker Sapkota going on, ruling party leaders absentBy The Rising Nepal
According to Shreedhar Neupane, media expert to the Speaker, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', UML leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, JSP leader and former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai are participating in the meeting. UML leader and former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal is, however, attending the meeting virtually.
CPN UML to direct its four leaders to quit Karnali governmentBy RSS
Chief Whip of CPN UML Parliamentary Party in Karnali Province, Gulab Jung Shah, has said four members of the party would be directed to withdraw their support given to Mahendra Bahadur Shahi-led government.
Gandaki Province's first sky bridge construction in final stage (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Sky bridge is being constructed at Srijana Chowk of Pokhara Metropolitan City -8.
Three minors taken under control for manhandling doctorsBy RSS
Police have arrested three persons on the charge of manhandling two doctors and a practitioner at Province Ayurveda Hospital, Karnali. They were arrested on Thursday evening from Kalagaun.