64 per cent of received COVID-19 vaccine administered in NepalTRN Online
About 64 per cent of the received vaccines against COVID-19 that is 40,388,840 doses, by Nepal have been administered so far in the country. A total of 40,388,840 doses of vaccines have been received by Nepal, however, only, 27, 965,500 doses of vaccines have been administered so far.
COVID-19 vaccination campaign going ahead with priority: Health MinisterRSS
Minister for health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has said the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 is going ahead with high priority.
Muglin-Pokhara road expansion and up-gradation begins from western partRSS
The preliminary task of expansion and up-gradation of the Prithvi Highway that connects tourism city Pokhara with federal capital Kathmandu has begun with cut-down of trees.
Nepal Police distributes 11,090 free masksRSS
The Nepal Police has distributed 11,090 masks in the last 24 hours as part of its anti-COVID campaign ‘where is your mask?
Sukilumba airport to operate flight services soonRSS
The Sukilumba airport here is coming into operation soon. Ilam municipality and Tara Air Pvt Ltd have inked a deal to run the air services through the airport.
Nepali Pratibha Pratishthan fetes Dr Baral and GurungRSS
The Nepali Pratibha Pratisthan. a UK-based organization, has announced awards and felicitations to Nepali talented personalities for the year 2021.
Lakoju releases two books and song on Makar MelaThe Rising Nepal
Two books and a song about ‘Makar Mela’, a celebration marked once in every 12 years at Panauti, Kavre, have been released. The books ‘Panauti ko 12 Barshe Makar Mela’ and ‘Makar Mela of Panauti’ by writer and cultural activist Surya Lakoju and a song about the identity of Panauti were released in the presence of Panauti Mayor Bhim Neupane on Saturday.
Bhairahawa-based Juvenile Correction Home overwhelmedThe Rising Nepal
A total of 73 children are now in Juvenile Correction Home in Bhairahawa, which has the capacity to accommodate only 60 children at a time. The correction home currently has been accommodating children from 18 districts from Jhapa to Rolpa.
Makar fair begins in DhanushadhamThe Rising Nepal
A month-long Makar fair has begun at the famous religious site of Dhanusadham in Dhanushadham Municipality of Dhanusha district. The fair that began on Sunday will continue for a month. The Makar fair is organised here every Sunday throughout the month of Magh (January 15 to February 12). Devotees from Dhanusha, Mahottari, Siraha, Saptari, Sindhuli and bordering area of India visit the religious fair.
MoEST unveils ‘Reading while Earning’ programmeThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry for Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has laid out a working procedure for its newly unveiled programme “Reading while Earning”. The procedure will be implemented under the President's Educational Reform Programme. The procedure has been designed with the objective of producing entrepreneurs, businessmen, skilled and self-reliant citizens in the coming days by combining education with skills and production as per the market need.
Vaccination against PPR in Bagmati from Feb. 8The Rising Nepal
A vaccination drive against PPR in sheep and goats is going to be launched in all districts of Bagmati Province. After a large number of sheep and goats started dying every year due to PPR disease, the Bagmati Province government has started preparations to vaccinate the animals against PPR disease in 13 districts of the province from the second week of February.
Aviation museum comes into operation in NepalgunjThe Rising Nepal
An aviation museum set up in Belaspur in Nepalgunj targeting tourists from western Nepal and India has been brought into operation on the occasion of Maghi (Makar Sakranti). The museum, located in Dhangadhi, was shifted to Nepalgunj and brought into operation. Captain Bed Upreti, director of the museum, said that a large number of tourists from all over western Nepal and India would visit the museum, which was established with an investment of Rs. 18 million.
Swasthani story recital from todayBinu Shrestha
A month-long fasting and story reading of Swasthani is beginning on Monday. During Swasthani, the devotees fast for a month, worshipping Goddess Swasthani, reading Swasthani Bratakatha (story of the Goddess) and taking only one meal a day. Because of growing COVID-19 cases across the country, only over one hundred devotees, both men and women, are set to fast on the bank of the Sali River at Sankhu, north-east of Kathmandu, this year.
Vaccination In PriorityThe Rising Nepal
With a massive surge in the COVID-19 cases within a span of a couple of days, the Omicron variant of the virus has taken the nation by storm. On Saturday, the daily infection rate hit 31.8 per cent, which hints at the immediate risk of the third wave with the prevalence of both, Delta and Omicron strains. This has put unanticipated burden on the public health institutions. The Kathmandu Valley, where more than half of the total infecti
Biden Confronts Trump FootprintsThe Rising Nepal
A year in office this week on January 20, the United States President Joe Biden is keen to improve his public standing as an effective leader, even as public opinion surveys and analysts indicate that neither he nor Vice President Kamala Harris is any big asset for the 2024 race for the nation’s top job. Such sobering facts have shaken up the Republican Party, notwithstanding having its man at the White House after a gap of 12 years.
Pursue Effective Economic DiplomacyThe Rising Nepal
Economic diplomacy in its traditional sense refers to decision making and advocating of national interest using economic tools available to a nation. Versatility, good judgment and sound business skills are prerequisite for its effectiveness. Since the 21st century, Economic Diplomacy (ED) has been considered a challenge and a trend of development. Career diplomats attempt to limit it within their jurisdiction, interpreting it as a part of international relations and foreign policy. Experts have...
Empowering Women And Changing MindsThe Rising Nepal
Violence against women is an issue that societies are becoming increasingly aware of. Nevertheless, the problem is still tabooed and concealed in developing countries in particular. Disabled women face the most serious challenges: experts report that due to their supposed helplessness, these women are three times more likely to become victims of violence than women without disabilities. Civil-society organisations and policymakers are looking for ways to address this problem and find solutions.
Mother of female venture in Nepali filmdomThe Rising Nepal
When filmmaking began in Nepal in the 1960s, doing a film was not considered a ‘respectable’ job for women. The then society used to look down upon women involved in entertainment sector. However, Bhuwan Chand, the first actress of Nepali film, dared to take a career in film defying all the stereotypes. A living history as the pioneering female figure in Nepali filmdom, Chand has been relentlessly active in silver screen for over six decades.
Energy Minister urges international community to invest in Nepal's clean energyRSS
At a programme on the 12th Assembly of International Renewable Energy Agency being held in Abu Dhabi of United Aram Emirates, Minister Bhusal asked the stakeholders to invest in the renewable energy sector of Nepal and join hands for mutually beneficial economic partnership.
Food Company brings Basmati rice in HumlaTRN Online
Krishna Prasad Adhikari, Chief of the Food Company, said that the company was able to bring premium basmati rice for its consumer in remote areas of the country 34 years after the establishment of the company in Humla. The Food Company had established its warehouse in Humla in 1977.