Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran 'dies in fall from high-rise building'BBC
A senior member of staff at the Swiss embassy in Tehran has died after falling from the high-rise building where she lived, Iranian media report.
Valley's prohibitory order extended till May 12The Rising Nepal
Prem Prasad Bhattarai, Chief District Officer of Bhaktapur informed The Rising Nepal that the meeting of the three CDOs of the Valley had decided to extend the restrictions on public mobility.
Bheri hospital installs 20,000-litre oxygen tankThe Rising Nepal
Bheri Hospital at Nepalgunj has installed a liquid oxygen tank, which can store 20,000 litres of oxygen, at the hospital premises with a view to preventing the shortage of oxygen.
20,000 oxygen cylinders to arrive from China in a few daysThe Rising Nepal
After the government decided to procure 50,000 empty cylinders for oxygen, the Ministry of Health and Population has started making arrangements to import 20,000 cylinders from China immediately.
Call toll-free no. 102 for ambulance servicesThe Rising Nepal
One can dial 1140 to reach the centre, 102 for ambulance services, 1140 for disposal of the dead body of virus-infected person and 105 to receive information about the team deployed for dead body management.
Oxygen bank established in ButwalThe Rising Nepal
Butwal Sub-metropolitan City on Tuesday established an oxygen bank in Butwal amid the shortage of oxygen all across the nation for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Indian Premier League indefinitely suspended due to COVID-19 crisisThe Rising Nepal
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been indefinitely suspended as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in India.
7,000 doses of 'remdesivir' arrive in NepalThe Rising Nepal
The, “remdesivir,” which is widely used for the treatment of the COVID-19 infection has arrived today from Bangladesh.
Judicial Council Member Nirala dies of Corona VirusRSS
Member of Judicial Council and Senior Advocate Laxmi Bahadur Khadka ‘Nirala’ passed away today. He was 77.
Six more COVID-19 patients die in Seti HosptialRSS
Six more patients of COVID-19 died while receiving treatment in Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadhi, officials confirmed.
Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriageThe Rising Nepal
Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years, the pair announced in a statement on their verified Twitter accounts.
Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; 15 deadThe Rising Nepal
An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed, sending a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 15 people and injuring about 70, city officials said.
Karki brothers begin multi-purpose farm with investment Rs. 72 millionThe Rising Nepal
The Karki brothers, who have returned home after one and a half decades of foreign employment, have brought a multi-purpose agricultural farm into operation by investing Rs. 72.5 million.
Exercise and healthy food raise Oxygen levelThe Rising Nepal
Experts have said that exercise would be helpful in raising the level of oxygen.
Chartered and rescue flights to take place during prohibitory periodRSS
CAAN Spokesperson, Raj Kumar Chhetri, said that domestic and international chartered and rescue flights would be operated by taking permission on the basis of necessity.
Grande Hospital starts telemedicine serviceRSS
The Grande International Hospital at Dhapasi in Kathmandu launched telemedicine service to facilitate the patients to treat them remotely in the wake of outbreak of second wave of Covid-19 in the country. In view of the alarmingly increasing cases of new variant of Covid-19 in the country, the Hospital started the service to remotely provide counselling to the Covid-19 patients undergoing treatment in hom
Two books on Nepal’s stone sculpture releasedThe Rising Nepal
A Swiss citizen named Ulrich Von Schroeder visited Nepal recently with the documentation of Nepalese Stone Sculptures. The 78-year-old had first visited the country in 1965. Prior to that, he had come to India from Switzerland. Fascinated by the arresting stone sculptures, he has visited the country more than 50 times ever since to learn more about them. His visits have now culminated in the publication of two comprehensive books on Nepalese Buddhist and Hindu stone sculptures. Each of them features...
Madhyapur taking measures to contain coronavirusIndira Aryal
With the increasing COVID-19 cases in the country, every local body and hospital is working tirelessly on the frontline, preparing isolation wards, making hospital services more accessible and significant to cope with the pandemic.
Nagarik App Integrated govt services possible nowThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Sunday formally launched the 'Nagarik App,' with the motto of government service at your fingertips, on the occasion of 4th National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day. On the occasion, Prime Minister Oli also opened bank accounts with Nepal Bank Limited and Siddhartha Bank Limited through the app by scanning the QR code managed in the App. "The Nagarik App has been developed with the aim of providing all government services through a single app,"...
Power may go waste due to delay in construction of transmission lineThe Rising Nepal
The construction work of about 40 km transmission line from Singati of Dolakha to Lamosangu of Sindhupalchowk has not picked up speed. Although it was said that the single circuit would be operational by mid-May 2021, the operation of the transmission line has been postponed due to the slow pace of work. Due to this, electricity generated from the 25 MW Singati, 10 MW Sipring and 5 MW Ghattekhola hydropower projects has reached the point of being unused. Rajan Dhungel, chief of the Singati Lamosanghu...