National Discovery Centre receives 10 oxygen cylindersBy RSS
The Bagmati Province Ekata Samaj South Korea has aided the Mahabir Pun-led National Discovery Centre with 10 oxygen cylinders, each having capacity to contain 40 liters oxygen.
Vaccination will be available to all citizens-Health MinisterBy RSS
Minster for Health and Population Sher Bahadur Tamang has urged one and all to adopt full safety precautions till vaccination against COVID-19 is made available to all the citizens.
Local levels zeroing in their efforts for bringing policy and budgetBy RSS
Locals levels in Kailali district now are engaging their efforts in the selection of plan for upcoming year. The local levels are working to select settlement-level plans in order to introduce budget through municipal assembly in Asar (June-July).
Koziell appointed deputy DG of ICIMODBy The Rising Nepal
Izabella Koziell has joined the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) as Deputy Director General. With thirty years’ experience working in environment and development, in multiple leadership roles, and across policy, development and research, Izabella’s work has spanned topics critical for the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, including climate change, water scarcity, biodiversity loss, and land and ecosystem degradation.
Extension of transition period demandedBy The Rising Nepal
Nepali Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the extension of transition period for the implementation of the agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). The CSOs have called on the Chair of the TRIPS Council, United States Trade Representative and the Commissioner of the European Commission in Geneva to urgently and unequivocally support the LDCs’ request to extend the transition period for the implementation of the Agreement on TRIPS of the WTO.
CM Bhatta to work for peopleBy RSS
After receiving the vote of confidence today, CM Bhatta argued that it was evidence that the government has worked better for the people in the province.
Looters shoot at landlady, rob Rs 300 thousandBy RSS
An unknown gang looted properties of hundreds of thousands rupees by shooting at the house owner in Loharpatti Municipality-6 of Mahottari district last night.
Gandaki CM Gurung registers confidence motionBy The Rising Nepal
As Gurung was appointed CM as the leader of the biggest political party of the provincial assembly on May 12, he is constitutionally bound to obtain the vote of confidence within one month of appointment.
Two killed in pick-up van mishapBy RSS
Two people died on the spot when a pick-up van they were traveling in met an accident along the Mechi highway at Tahari, Hilihang-6 of Panchthar.
MoHP calls for complaints, action against over-charging health organisationsBy RSS
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged the service-seekers to register complaints if any health organisation treating COVID-19 patients was found to be charging exorbitant fees.
UML parliamentary party to give vote of confidence to CM BhattaBy RSS
The CPN (UML) Sudurpaschim Province Parliamentary Party has decided to give a vote of confidence to Chief Minister Trilochan bhatta. A meeting of the parliamentary party today took a decision in this connection, Chief Whip Durga BK said.
Actress Manisha Koirala donates health materialsBy The Rising Nepal
Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), in Jumla district, in Karnali Province, has received health materials from Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the province.
COVID infection level plunges in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
With the declining cases, around 140 beds used for the treatment of the pandemic in Bheri Hospital and Kohalpur Teaching Hospital are now vacant.
One age group people to be vaccinated a day to avoid congestionBy RSS
The Kathmandu Metropolis today is providing the first dose of the China-manufactured vaccine against Covid-19 to those people reaching the age of 64.
One arrested for fake hand sanitizer business, two abscondingBy RSS
One person has been arrested on the charge of his involvement in the production of fake hand sanitizer and other beauty products.
Pathivara Development Committee chair dies of COVID-19By RSS
Pathivara Area Development Committee chair Pushpa Bahadur Baruwal has died of coronavirus. He succumbed to the virus last night in New York of USA.
Metal-plating workshops discharging excessive mercury: StudyBy Binu Shrestha
Metal-plating workshops have been discharging high levels of mercury through their untreated waste water, thereby increasing the load of mercury in Nepal’s environment. This is according to a recent project by the environmental non-governmental organisation Centre for Public Health and Environmental Development (CEPHED) with support from the California-based public health programme New Ways to Work Palo Alto through the Developing World Outreach Initiative (DWOI).
LMC conducting antigen testsBy The Rising Nepal
The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) has been conducting antigen tests to identify people infected with the coronavirus. The metropolitan has informed that the testing, which began on Sunday, will last till June 17 and will be conducted on a turn-by-turn basis in all the wards of the city. Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan requested the city’s inhabitants to get tested if they suspected they had COVID-19. Deputy Mayor Gita Satyal also urged the city dwellers to get tested for the safety of their families...
Opposition alliance leaders meetBy RSS
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Centre) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and leader Madhav Kumar Nepal held discussions at President Deuba’s residence at Budhanilkantah earlier today.
New budget in Sudurpaschim to focus on COVID-19 recoveryBy RSS
In a pre-budget discussion at the Province Assembly meeting on Monday, Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning Prakash Bahadur Shah said that the new budget would give top priority for the revival of the COVID-hit economy and to reduce its impact.