Complaint lodged at Indian police post against SSB men that cut rope crossing and forced a Nepali citizen go missing in Mahakali RiverThe Rising Nepal
Jay Singh Dhami's relatives, Bahadur Singh Dhami and Joga Singh Dhami, have also filed a complaint about the incident at the Nepal Police post in the Darchula district requesting for a fair investigation into the incident and prepare a fair onsite, first information report.
Country reports 3,106 new COVID-19 casesRSS
A total of 3,106 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the country in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. New cases were detected from 9,263 RT-PCR tests and 4,256 antigen tests conducted during this period, the Ministry said.
PM Deuba and Maoist Center Chair Prachanda hold meetingThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba and former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-Maoist Center Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today held a meeting to discuss the expansion of the Cabinet and addressing daily problems of the people, according to Bhanu Deuba, chief private secretary to the Prime Minister.
Upendra Yadav elected JSP-N parliamentary party leaderThe Rising Nepal
Mahesh Chaurasiya, the press coordinator of the JSP-N chairman Yadav, informed that the parliamentary party meeting held at Singh Durbar today elected Yadav to the post of leader unanimously.
Industrialists, entrepreneurs in Lalitpur to get COVID-19 vaccines on MondayRSS
COVID-19 vaccines will be available to industrialists and entrepreneurs on Monday. The vaccination drive is taking place on the initiatives of Lalitpur Metropolitan City and with the help of the Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
Cent percent rice transplantation in KarnaliRSS
One hundred percent rice transplantation has taken place in Karnali Province this year as against 98 percent last year. Karnali which is known as the 'dry province' has 38,385 hectares of land suitable for paddy production.
NYC marking International Youth Day for weekRSS
The National Youth Council (NYC) is to celebrate this year's International Youth Day for a week. The IYD is being celebrated on August 12 around the theme – "Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health."
Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agendaThe Rising Nepal
Joe Biden wagered his campaign and now his presidency on the premise that government itself could still work, even at a time of fractious political division.
Province 2 government preparing to ensure free power supply to mediaRSS
The Province 2 government has said it is preparing to ensure free power supply to all media houses operated inside the Province.
Health office denies hiding vaccinesRSS
The District Health Office, Jhapa Chief Yograj Ghimire has denied irregularities in the vaccination campaign underway in the district.
Five children rescued from IndiaRSS
Five children who had remained out of contact with their parents since the past two years have been rescued from various parts of neighbouring India.
UML standing committee meeting todayRSS
The main opposition party, CPN-UML's standing committee is meeting today. The meeting is scheduled to be held at 3:00 pm at the Tulasilal memorial academy in Lalitpur.
Province Chief Sherchan, Chief Minister Pokhrel hold meetingRSS
Chief Minister of Lumbini province Shankar Pokhrel called on Province Chief Amik Sherchan at his office today.
Incidents of snakebite on the riseRSS
The number of incidents of snakebite has increased unprecedentedly, due to rise in the temperature and heat. As a result, the Mahottari district hospital in Jaleswar has reported a rise in the number of people coming for treatment of snakebite.
Prohibitory order extended in BaitadiRSS
This is the seventh time that the prohibitory order has been enforced in the district. The existing order had to be extended considering the threat of COVID-19 infection, acting Chief District Officer of Baitedi Khagendra Bharati said.
Chinese envoy meets Finance Minister SharmaThe Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma was paid a courtesy call by Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi on Friday. During the meeting at the ministry, FM Sharma urged China to assist in the procurement process of vaccines against COVID-19 as it was a priority of the government. He thanked China for providing 1.8 million doses of vaccines as well as its past supports in the post-quake reconstruction and other development works. Nepal is in the process of receiving additional 1.6 million doses of vaccines...
Smart lockdown recommendedThe Rising Nepal
The government on Friday was advised to begin preparations to enforce smart restriction based on fact and evidence to contain the possible outbreak of the third wave of COVID-19 in the country. A meeting of the Directive Committee of the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at Singha Durbar this evening was suggested to enforce smart lockdown based on the actual cases of the virus in specific area, district and region.
Upadhyay named TRN Managing EditorThe Rising Nepal
Narayan Upadhyay has been appointed Managing Editor of The Rising Nepal. Upadhyay, who has been handling the responsibility of the Deputy Executive Editor of the English Language Daily, was appointed to the position by the Gorkhapatra Corporation. He began working in his new capacity from Friday.
‘Nepal progresses in countering human trafficking’The Rising Nepal
Despite the impact of COVID-19, the Government of Nepal continues to make gains in countering human trafficking, stakeholders said in a webinar organized for the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on Friday. “We must have strong engagement and participation of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) survivors to address these challenges,” they said.
PCR test halted in Rajbiraj after machine becomes dysfunctionalThe Rising Nepal
The Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) machine at the laboratory in Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital, in Rajbiraj, Saptari district has been out of order for the past three days. Om Acharya, lab coordinator at Provincial Health Service Directorate, said, “Swabs collected from Dailekh, Salyan, Jajarkot, Rukum (West) and Surkhet districts have been kept in the lab under controlled temperature.” “The machine has stopped working since the last three days,” said Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Jha,...