Resumption of driving license exams still in limboBy The Rising Nepal
The officials at the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) have informed that they are unsure as to when the suspended driving license examinations will resume. Since March 24, 2020, the examinations have been suspended for a long time because of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving thousands of would-be drivers waiting for moths. Only nine months later, on December 29 of that year, the examinations were resumed. The data provided by the Department shows that a total of 714,799 individuals have...
Nepal-US relations to be further strengthened: PM DeubaBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the friendship and partnership between Nepal and the United States of America would be further strengthened during his new tenure.
Karnali province government to bring budget through ordinanceBy RSS
The Karnali province government is to introduce the province's budget for the fiscal year 2021/22 through an ordinance.
Prohibitory order in Valley extended till July 25By The Rising Nepal
The ongoing prohibitory order in the Kathmandu Valley has been extended till July 25. A meeting of the chief district officers of the three districts in the Valley took a decision to this effect today.
Weather: Light to moderate rain forecast across countryBy RSS
The weather would be partly to generally cloudy today due to the influence of monsoon wind. Similarly, light to moderate rainfall is likely at most of the places due to this.
Cabinet decides to extend TRC term by one more year, HoR session to start on July 18By The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the Council of Ministers held today decided to extend the term of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons and the officials in them by a year.
Import of Vero Cell vaccines from China delayed by 6 daysBy The Rising Nepal
Although the aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) was ready to fly to Beijing to fetch vaccines today, the flight got canceled after China informed The Rising Nepal that some preparations were yet to be done.
Health Ministry urges people not to use ‘Corona Guard’By RSS
The Ministry of Health and Population has urged all not to use ‘corona guard’.
Country receives 870.94 billion remittance in first 11 months of current FYBy RSS
Nepal has received Rs 870.94 billion in remittance in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. “Remittance inflow increased by 12.6 per cent to Rs 642.14 billion in the review period compared to 3.2 per cent in the same period of the previous year," Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) said.
Nepal's national anthem in HebrewBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal's national anthem 'Sayau thunga fulka hami..' has been translated into the Hebrew language by the Israeli ambassador to Nepal Hanan Gorder.
Nepali scientists to participate in final round of Hult prize competitionBy RSS
Nepali youth scientists are coming to London to take part in the final round of competition of Hult Prize – which is recognized as the Nobel award for youth students. The first and second rounds of the selection competition were held last May for the US$ 1,000,000 award.
Karnali Province Assembly’s budget session proroguedBy RSS
The ongoing budget session of the Karnali Province Assembly has prorogued. Upon the recommendation of the Province Government, Province Chief Govinda Prasad Kalauni announced the prorogation of the ongoing 8th session of the Province Assembly effective from 12.00 Wednesday.
Tila declared a full vaccination assured rural municipalityBy RSS
Jumla’s Tila rural municipality has been declared a full vaccination assured local level. Rural municipality chair Ratannath Yogi shared that the declaration was made when children of all nine wards of the rural municipality were fully assured of vaccination access.
CIAA opens investigation into Jalahari installationBy The Rising Nepal
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started investigating the installation of the golden Jalahari at the Pashupatinath temple. “We started an investigation into the matter after receiving complaints of possible financial irregularities in the Jalahari,” CIAA Spokesperson Narayan Prasad Risal said.
SC issues interim order against Kaligandaki Diversion ProjectBy The Rising Nepal
The Supreme Court has issued an interim order against carrying out any works and processes related to the Kaligandaki Diversion Project. A single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana ruled that the natural flow of the Kaligandaki River should not be diverted until a final verdict on the sub-judice case is passed.
After 11 years, Sahare Khola bridge comes into operationBy The Rising Nepal
A motorable bridge over Sahare Khola, which was left in limbo by the contracting company, is finally complete. After the company’s constant failure to show any tangible progress, the project responsibility was handed over to an individual contractor from Putalibzaar.
Initiative taken to control wildlife parts smugglingBy Nayak Paudel
The authorities responsible for wildlife protection have started taking necessary steps towards preventing wildlife parts from being trafficked to China. China is said to be a major market for wildlife parts, because of which there has been a surge in smuggling rings trafficking wildlife parts in Nepal.
TRN journalist, five others receive Bidyapati AwardBy The Rising Nepal
Five people and one organisation have won the Nepal Bidyapati Award this year for their contributions to the field of Maithili language, literature, art and culture. Litterateur Brikhesh Chandra Lal, journalists Sujit Jha and Amarendra Yadav and writers Ajit Kumar Sah and Sunita Kumari Sah along with the organisation Maithili Literary Council won the award which is considered the highest honour in Maithili literature. The winners were handed the awards by the Bidyapati Award Fund amidst a programme...
Madhyapur preparing for possible third waveBy The Rising Nepal
Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur district has started making necessary preparations considering the possibility of the third wave of COVID-19. The municipality has started the preparations keeping in mind that the rate, which has subsided for now, might spike again.
Indian ambassador congratulates newly-appointed PM DeubaBy RSS
Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra has congratulated Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. The Indian ambassador reached Deuba's residence at Budhanilkantha today and congratulated him. He also extended best wishes to the newly-appointed Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.