Nurturing Excellence in Higher Education Programme launchedRSS
The five-year program aims to improve the quality and labor market relevance of Nepal’s higher education, scale up collaborative research and online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for underprivileged and vulnerable students from disadvantages areas.
Rajendra Pande submits claim for Bagmati Province Chief MinisterTRN Online
Following the resignation of Ashtalaxmi Shakya from the post of Chief Minister today, Province Chief Sharma has asked the lawmakers to tender a claim for the post till tomorrow afternoon.
Country records Rs 500 billion foreign trade in three monthsRSS
The foreign trade of the country has increased by 68.13 per cent in the first three months of the current fiscal year. It was worth Rs 323 billion 315 million 953 thousand in the first three months of the last fiscal year. This year, it has reached Rs 543 billion 576 million 54 thousand in the corresponding period, the Department of Customs stated.
Problems related to education sector be resolved: Minister PoudelRSS
At a meeting of the association of the parents of students in institutional schools here today, Minister Poudel opined that it would be appropriate to discuss the grievances and comments lodged by the parents and coming through the association at once.
Bagmati Province Chief calls for new govt, approves CM Shakya's resignationRSS
Province Chief Sharma also approved the resignation tendered by Chief Minister Astalaxmi Shakya today itself. Sharma called for the formation of a new government, asking the province assembly members to claim the post for the new CM, showing the support of two or more political parties to him/her. He/she with the support of other members of the province assembly should approach the Province Chief with the signatures of the majority of his supporters.
582 new COVID-19 cases, 495 recoveries, eight fatalities in 24 hoursTRN Online
In 7,167 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 582 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Sameer Kumar Adhikari, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in the weekly press briefing.
CJ Rana conducts single bench hearing, judges refuse to join proceduresRSS
The Chief Justice has assigned other judges also to be on the hearing benches, but it did not happen. Judges today refused to join the hearing procedures, over the accusation that the CJ demanded his share during the recent expansion of the Council of Ministers and subsequent questions over the functioning of the judiciary. They have sought a ‘satisfactory’ answer from the CJ.
Koshi Hospital highly prioritized by government: Health MinisterRSS
Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada asserted that the federal government has accorded the highest priority to the Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar, Morang.
Australian pro footballer Josh Cavallo announces he is gayTRN Online
Australian professional footballer Josh Cavallo announced on Wednesday that he is gay in a video message released by his A-League club Adelaide United.
Clinton aide details sexual assault by US senatorBBC
A former close aide to Hillary Clinton has reportedly written in a new memoir about how she was sexually assaulted by a US senator. Huma Abedin said the unnamed politician pounced on her on a couch in the mid-2000s after inviting her into his home, according to the Guardian.
Mandamus safeguards Constitution, democracy: PM DeubaRSS
“KP Sharma Oli (erstwhile Prime Minister) was not granted the constitutional right to dissolve the Parliament, it was the Supreme Court that had protected the Constitution twice when the Parliament was dissolved unconstitutionally,” he said, adding that it kept no meaning to argue that the government (incumbent), a coalition of five political parties, lacked people’s mandate. The government has a clear majority, according to him.
National Land Commission prepares to provide land to landless from mid-January 2022RSS
The erstwhile dissolved Landless Squatters Problems Resolution Commission, based on the applications received from the landless squatters in 40 districts and record-keeping in other remaining districts, had registered 1.5 million to 1.7 million landless squatters in the country, according to Niraula.
Bagmati Province CM Shakya resignsTRN Online
CM Shakya tendered her resignation following her address to the Provincial Assembly of Bagmati Province.
Nine persons sentenced to life for killing two copsRSS
The District Court, Kailali has handed down life imprisonment to nine people for killing two policemen at Jugeda Village in southern part of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City in Kailali district.
Hill districts in Sudurpaschim face drugs shortageRSS
Hilly districts in the Far Western Nepal have been facing the shortage of medicines since a week. The shortage appears as the essential drugs supplies to Doti, Achham and Bajura have been halted with recent floods and landslides disrupting the transport facility.
Australia confirms end to citizen travel banBBC
Australia has confirmed it will lift a ban next week that has prevented its own citizens from traveling overseas without permission. Australians have spent 19 months under some of the world's strictest border rules, in an effort to keep out Covid.
An additional 1 million 20 thousand doses of Vero Cell vaccine arrives from ChinaTRN Online
An additional 1 million 20 thousand doses of Vero Cell vaccine against COVID-19 have arrived in Nepal from China as first consignment today.
Drop in bullion priceRSS
The price of gold has dropped by Rs 600 per tola today. A tola is equivalent to 11.66 grams. The price of hallmark gold is Rs 92 thousand per tola in the domestic market today. The price of gold and silver had been increasing since the time of Dashain festival.
Spin warning: Mujeeb bags five as Afghanistan crush ScotlandThe Rising Nepal
Spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman took five wickets as Afghanistan on Monday fired a warning to their rivals in the Twenty20 World Cup with a 130-run rout of Scotland. Chasing a daunting 191 for victory, Scotland were skittled out for 60 in 10.2 overs with five batters dismissed for ducks in Sharjah.