China's service trade deficit narrows sharply in H1The Rising Nepal
Service trade rose 6.7 percent year on year to around 2.38 trillion yuan (about 367.97 billion U.S. dollars) during the period, with exports up by 23.6 percent year on year to approximately 1.13 trillion yuan and imports down 5 percent to reach around 1.25 trillion yuan.
Around 3,000 Bhutanese refugees immunized against COVID-19RSS
Around three thousand Bhutanese refugees living in camps in Damak of Jhapa and in Pathari Sanischare of Eastern Morang have been immunized against COVID-19.
Second dose of Vero Cell vaccine from Aug 6RSS
The second dose of Vero Cell vaccine against COVID-19 is going to be administered from August 6.
Meeting of NC office-bearers today at 3:00 pmThe Rising Nepal
The meeting of office bearers of Nepali Congress (NC), along with the Active Membership Investigation Committee of the party, is being held today.
Jhapa-based hospitals deal with soaring cases of COVID-19RSS
Hospitals in Jhapa, the Tarai district in Province 1, have been overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients when experts have warned of an outbreak of the third wave of the pandemic soon.
Flood sweeps away Surma road sectionRSS
Flood in Bahuli rivulet on Tuesday night has obstructed Surma road section linking Chainpur to Surma rural municipality.
Suryabinayak completes construction of a 50-bed hospitalRSS
Suryabinayak municipality has completed the construction of a 50-bed hospital for treating its denizens and others. The municipality built the health facility in preparation to fight against the imminent third wave of coronavirus.
Mustang becomes second district to vaccinate everyone aged above 18The Rising Nepal
Mustang has become the second district to administer COVID-19 vaccines to everyone above 18 years of age. Prior to this, Manang had vaccinated everyone aged 18 and above.
Probe committee steps up consultations in DarchulaRSS
The committee members who reached Darchula on Tuesday held discussion with district-based security bodies and security personnel deputed in and around the incident site.
Home Minster Khand and Chief Minister Raut meetRSS
Home Minister Balkrishna Khand and Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut held a meeting in the federal capital.
Earthquake-ravaged 375 school building reconstructedRSS
As many as 375 schools out of 409 earthquake-damaged community schools in Makawanpur district have been reconstructed as of now.
Saptapatal Pond to be restoredThe Rising Nepal
Work on the restoration of the religiously and historically significant Saptapatal Pond of Lagankhel is finally set to begin. Encroachment of the pond and the canals feeding it has almost wiped out the pond. The water body which once spread in an area of 14 Ropani 10 Anna and two Paisa land has currently diminished to less than a quarter of that. Moreover, the pond has lost all its water and is completely covered by grass, weeds and garbage.
Horticulture students padlock Ilam campusThe Rising Nepal
B.Sc. Horticulture students of Mahendra Ratna Multiple Campus, Ilam, padlocked the campus administration building blaming that their future has become uncertain due to negligence of the campus administration. The students, who have been protesting for about a month now, have locked the offices of the campus chief, assistant campus chief and head of the concerned department. The students studying the courses of the Tribhuvan University blamed that their future had become uncertain as the Public...
Boat tragedy: They were on way to immunise their kidsThe Rising Nepal
The villages of Ranga Malekha and Bijaura Bazaar are not only located in two different rural municipalities but in two different districts. Ranga Malekha is in Ward No. 3 of Mohanyal Rural Municipality, Kailali district while Bijaura Bazaar is in Ward No. 4 of Chaukune Rural Municipality, Surkhet. But despite this administrative division, they are actually physically pretty close to each other, only separated by the river Karnali flowing between them.
Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside PentagonThe Rising Nepal
A Pentagon police officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene.
Melamchi municipality appeals not to reside at high risk homesRSS
Melamchi municipality has drawn its attention to a widespread criticism of the local government for its sheer apathy to the protection of lives and property in the flood-ravaged river side area.
Govt scraps land commissionThe Rising Nepal
The government has scrapped all the structures of the Land-related Problem Resolution Commission. A regular Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday decided to terminate all the structures of the Commission, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Gyanendra Bahadur Kari said. The Commission was formed during the tenure of former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers had on Monday directed the Ministry of Land Management to table a proposal to...
Foreign returnees flouting hotel quarantine provisionPurushottam Khatri
At a time when the coronavirus infections are resurging globally, passengers from abroad have been reaching their destinations directly without following compulsory provision of staying in hotel quarantine. Although the government has made it mandatory for unvaccinated passengers to stay in quarantine, they have been avoiding the provision due to lack of monitoring. As per the government criteria, those who have returned from foreign employment and students visas have to stay in hotel quarantine...
Mass gatherings prohibited in Kathmandu ValleyThe Rising Nepal
The ongoing restriction order in Kathmandu district has been extended till August 11. A meeting held in the presence of Senior Superintendent of Police of Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range, Chief District Officer of Kathmandu Kali Prasad Parajuli and the government officials on Tuesday extended the restriction order.
Recurring Melamchi FloodThe Rising Nepal
The first spell of monsoon this year wreaked havoc in several parts of the country in the third week of June. The most affected location is Melamchi in Sindhupalchowk district. A massive flood hit the Melamchi area following a torrential rainfall. It wreaked havoc not only at Melamchi Bazaar but also other low lying areas. Floodwaters of the Melamchi River inundated the nearby settlements and main market, displacing more than 100 families and causing destruction worth millions of rupees. S