Surkhet local levels set up isolation centre with oxygen facility (Photo feature)The Rising Nepal
Following a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, the local levels of Surkhet have started preparations to operate additional isolation beds with an oxygen facility.
Singer, musician Prem Dhoj Pradhan passes awayThe Rising Nepal
Senior singer and musician Prem Dhoj Pradhan has passed away. He was under treatment at Neuro Hospital.
Those storing oxygen cylinders unnecessarily will be punished: MoHPThe Rising Nepal
Addressing the complaints regarding unnecessarily storing cylinders amid the shortage of cylinders at the hospital for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, the Health Ministry informed that inspection would be done to punish those involved in stacking the cylinders to sell in the black market.
Woman from Mali gives birth to nine babies -- two more than expectedThe Rising Nepal
A woman from Mali has given birth to nine babies -- two more than the seven that ultrasounds had detected -- according to the country's Ministry of Health.
India reports highest-ever 24-hour surge in COVID-19 cases and a record-high daily death tollThe Rising Nepal
India reported 412,262 new Covid-19 cases Thursday, a new single-day record, according to a CNN tally compiled from figures released by the Indian Health Ministry.
11 stranded tourists rescuedThe Rising Nepal
As many as 11 foreigners stranded in different parts of the country amid the enforced prohibitory order have been rescued and brought to Kathmandu by the Crisis Management and Communication Cell (CMCC) with the coordination of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday.
Rhododendrons waiting for tourists at Ghorepani (Photo Feature)The Rising Nepal
On the foothills of the Annapurna in Ghorepani and Poon hill the national flower of Nepal, Rhododendrons have been blossoming.
CPN-UML Standing Committee meeting concludesThe Rising Nepal
Spokesperson of the party and Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said, "Discussions about the strategies to be applied to ensure the victory of the party's candidate in the election for National Assembly member on May 20 were held in the meeting."
MoHP sets up helpline numbers to manage hospital beds for COVID-19 patientsThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population has requested everyone to contact on toll-free number 1133 or mobile number 9851255837, 9851255839 if hospital beds are needed for the treatment of COVID-19 patient.
CPN (UML)’s standing committee meeting at BaluwatarRSS
A Standing Committee meeting of the CPN (UML) is now taking place at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar.
'Supply chain of construction materials affected'RSS
The Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) has stated that the construction entrepreneurs and stakeholders are having difficulties to carry out the construction works due to ongoing prohibitory order issued in the capital city and other districts.
Nepali migrant workers in South Korea provide support for Gautam Buddha Cricket StadiumRSS
Nepali migrant workers in Republic of Korea have provided Rs 452,630 in financial assistance for the development of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium.
TUTH runs 140 dedicated beds for COVID-19 patientsRSS
Suresh Wagle Cancer Centre build for the treatment of cancer patient is now used as the COVID-19 treatment ward. So far, 40 beds have already been brought in use.
Some private hospitals to face music for collecting exorbitant feesRSS
Ministry of Health and Population has announced to take action against the private hospitals if they charge high fees on COVID-19 patients for their treatment.
Police given surveillance, security responsibilities of oxygen firmsThe Rising Nepal
As the number of COVID-19 infected people is increasing and the gradual shortage of oxygen looms larger, the police administration is given the task to provide security and surveillance of all oxygen industries for its proper distribution, management and prevent its misuse. The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a circular to the Chief District Officers of all 77 districts asking the police administration to stop the misuse of oxygen and make arrangements for security so that it can be used in...
UNICEF calls to protect children from COVID-19The Rising Nepal
UNICEF has shown its concern over the deadly new surge of COVID-19 cases in South Asia. UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia Laryea Adjei said that the increasing cases threaten to reverse global gains against the COVID-19 pandemic and have disproportionate impact on children. Issuing a statement for immediate release on Wednesday, Adjei said, “The scenes we are witnessing in South Asia are unlike anything our region has seen before. Family members of patients are pleading for help as the...
Climbing resumes on Mt EverestThe Rising Nepal
Climbing expeditions on Mount Everest, which had been stopped due to bad weather, are beginning from Thursday. With the road construction team at the fourth camp to prepare a pathway for climbers, the expeditions are set to resume after a gap of 10 days. The road construction team led by renowned climbing guide Kami Rita Sherpa left for the camp on Wednesday to clear the obstruction that are blocking the climbing route at an altitude of 7,800 meters.
Industry registration increasing in Gandaki; over 10,400 firms registered in current FYThe Rising Nepal
The registration of cottage and small scale industries is increasing in Gandaki province. As the country moved towards federalism, province governments were established. In the last three years since the establishment of the province government, the number of industries has increased.
Follow Prohibitory RulesThe Rising Nepal
With the second wave of COVID-19 still spreading, the government has strained every nerve to fight the pandemic that has touched most parts of the country. Now the coronavirus has stricken back with a vengeance, infecting and killing rising number of people. On Tuesday alone, 55 people succumbed to the deadly contagion, which is the highest number of coronavirus-induced fatalities the country has registered so far. This led the tota
Vote Of Confidence Litmus Test For Madhav NepalGopal Khanal
As Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli decided to secure a vote of confidence in the federal parliament, the national politics has taken a new turn. It has obviously shaken the power-centric politics. President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called the meeting of House of Representatives (HoR) on May 10.With the House meeting approaching, the leaderships of the major parties are busy making their strategy to tip the scales in their favour. Main opposition Nepali Congress on 4 May de