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...
Saving life our top priority: PMArpana Adhikari
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has sought the support of neighboring and friendly countries and international organisations to help Nepal to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Calling COVID-19 virus a global enemy, Prime Minister Oli said this deadly disease could be overcome through the collective efforts and sought global support to help Nepal with vaccines, diagnostic equipment and kits, oxygen therapy, critical care medicines and critical care furniture for the ongoing effort to combat the COVID-19...
ICT For DevelopmentThe Rising Nepal
The 21st century is the age of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). With the advancement of ICTs, the world has made great strides in the fields of social transformation and economic development. Many nations around the world have been able to achieve remarkable economic growth in no time through the application of the disruptive technologies. Such technologies can tremendously change the way consumers behave and industries or businesses operate. E-commerce, online news sites, ride-sharing...
Nation Battling Raging PandemicThe Rising Nepal
Nepal is now fighting a tenacious battle against the raging coronavirus pandemic. An increasing number of patients having pandemic symptoms have overwhelmed the treatment and medical care capacity, compelling the Health Ministry officials to declare that the government health facilities cannot provide adequate beds and treatment to the needy patients if the nation continues to witness an exponential growth in the virus infection. The second wave of the pandemic that appeared with the new strain of...
Turn Prohibitory Orders To AccountThe Rising Nepal
The government has imposed prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley for two weeks since April 29 in a bid to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19. Such orders have also been imposed in other hotspots. The second wave of the respiratory contagion has been affecting Nepal for some time. Now the daily infection tally has crossed 5,000, which is not a small deal. Likewise, the number of deaths has also surged. When the first wave of COVID-19 was subsiding, both the government and people adopted...
Sexual Harassment First Step Towards RapeThe Rising Nepal
We all travel through different ways to attend our works. Those who use public vehicles the most are the students. And the female students are most likely to suffer from such acts in the public vehicles. Maybe the perpetrators find young females as easy targets since they would not dare to speak about it in public. ‘Do not wear short clothes if you want to avoid harassment. It’s normal to happen in a public vehicle. Girls should not choose the last seat in the public vehicles while travelling...
Virus positive people may not be following isolation ruleNayak Paudel
On April 25, when Pravesh’s wife, a nurse, tested positive for the coronavirus, he went to get tested. Unsurprisingly, he too was found to be COVID-19 positive. The newlywed couple had contracted the virus while returning from their trip to Pokhara. As their health condition was stable, they opted for home isolation. “Only the couple stayed at the rented flat. They had informed us about their COVID-19 positive status. However, when I called Pravesh around four days later, he notified that they...
Poudel, Yadav appointed as chief of Gandaki, Sudurpaschim ProvinceThe Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Sita Poudel as the Province Chief of Gandaki Province and Ganga Prasad Yadav as the Chief of Sudurpaschim Province.
Record 7,388 new cases of COVID-19, 37 fatalities in past 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
In 16,658 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 7,388 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry in its daily update.
Line of Duty finale lands record ratingsThe Rising Nepal
The final episode of Line of Duty was the BBC show's most-watched one to date, with an average of 12.8 million viewers tuning in on Sunday night.
Banking services from 25 per cent staffsThe Rising Nepal
Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has issued a directive for the banks and financial institutions to provide services through the maximum presence of 25 per cent staff
Federal parliament secretariat urges HoR members attend special sessionRSS
The Federal Parliament Secretariat has urged the House of Representatives (HoR) members to be present at the special House Session which has been summoned for coming May 10.The Federal Parliament Secretariat has urged the House of Representatives (HoR) members to be present at the special House Session which has been summoned for coming May 10.
Nepal climbs a notch up in T-20 ranking, ranked 13thRSS
According to the new ranking made public by the ICC today, Nepal has reached 13th position climbing from the previous 14th position in T-20 cricket.
Prohibitory order will be enforced strictly: Prime MinisterThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government had decided to impose prohibitory order to prevent and control the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, as per the recommendations of the public health experts.
517 journalists suffer job insecurity since COVID-19 pandemicRSS
The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has urged media houses to ensure the job security of media professionals amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
Preparations of 12th national population postponedThe Rising Nepal
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has decided to postpone the 12th national population census, which was being held after 10 years.
Banke extends prohibitory order till May 10The Rising Nepal
As the infection rate of the novel coronavirus is continuously surging, the ongoing prohibitory order in Banke has been extended for one more week until May 10.
Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore off after Covid-19 testsBBC
The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday has been postponed after two KKR players tested positive for Covid-19.