FNJ turns 66 from todayBy RSS
Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the umbrella organisation of working journalists across the country, is celebrating its 66th anniversary today.
Stray cattle to be fitted with GPS collar in KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has proposed to track the movement of domesticated cattle by strapping a Global Positioning System (GPS) collar onto their necks.
Holi less festive; valley’s security tightenedBy RSS
The atmosphere during the Holi celebrations was less festive this time due to the increased risk of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Devotees ignore Covid restrictions, celebrate Holi at Basantapur (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Fagu Purnima, the festival of colours, is being celebrated today in Kathmandu Valley. Though the government had urged everyone to not crowd the public places and to not walk in groups, hundreds of people have gathered and celebrated Holi in mass at Basantapur this afternoon.
CBS receives four times more application to conduct national census 2078By The Rising Nepal
Around two lakh people have applied for the contractual post of supervisors and enumerators to conduct National Census 2078, which has become more than four times the demand.
Smog to stay some more days in Kathmandu ValleyBy The Rising Nepal
The smog blanketing the Kathmandu Valley since Friday is to stay some more days. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology informed that the air pollution caused by wildfire in most of the districts, long drought and lack of strong wind is behind the smog.
Office assistant asked to repay Rs. 1m over retirement date rowBy The Rising Nepal
A discrepancy in his date of birth and bureaucratic delays has put Ram Bahadur Basnet of Rangeli Municipality–8, Morang in a position of having to return salaries and allowances of 33 months. The date of birth of Basnet, who has been working as an office assistant at Rangeli Hospital for the past 40 years, mentioned in his citizenship does not match with the date included in his employment records.
Reconstruction of Kasthamandap’s roof delayed in shortage of woodBy The Rising Nepal
The reconstruction works of the roof of Kasthamandap has been delayed in a lack of wood. Kasthamandap Reconstruction Committee (KRC) recently brought 600 cubic feet of wood that will be used to complete the remaining work of the inner section of the Kasthamandap.
Traffic inspection intensified in Kathmandu Valley (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
On the occasion of Holi festival (Phagu) traffic in Kathmandu Valley have intensified the inspection of vehicles today.
800,000 doses China aid COVID-19 vaccines arriving MondayBy The Rising Nepal
The 800,000 doses of the China aid COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Nepal by Monday. Chinese ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi tweeted on her Twitter that vaccines have arrived at the Beijing Capital International Airport today and they will be sent to Nepal very soon.
Adverse weather affects TIA servicesBy RSS
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) services have been affected for the past two days due to low visibility caused by adverse weather. According to TIA office, both domestic and international flight schedules have been hampered because of a weather issue.
High-level mechanism advised for effective implementation of RTIBy RSS
The National Information Commission has advised the government to form a high-level mechanism for implementing the Right to Information (RTI) Act effectively.
Melamchi project set to supply water from SundayBy The Rising Nepal
The Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) has expedited work to distribute water to the denizens of Kathmandu Valley.
Doti issues health alerts for Covid-19By RSS
All the nine local levels in Doti, a district in the Far-West Province are on alert following the rising coronavirus cases in neighbouring India. The district people who went to India for jobs have started returning home with the increasing infections rate there. It is said presently India is battling a second wave of coronavirus.
Rising wildfire incidents call for effective responseBy The Rising Nepal
On Friday morning, residents of Hetauda woke up to a strange sight. Dawn resembled dusk as smoke from smouldering wildfire enveloped the city and several places across Makwanpur district.
Still some days more for weather to improveBy RSS
Thick haze is seen in the Kathmandu Valley as the pollutants' particles have accumulated in the atmosphere due to the forest fires in most of the districts of the country in recent days.
Kathmandu records worst air pollution level of the yearBy The Rising Nepal
Air pollution in the major cities across the nation including Kathmandu Valley reached the highest on Friday, the Department of Environment reported.
Masks made compulsory on public transportBy The Rising Nepal
Masks have been made compulsory in public transport in order to prevent and control the possible spread of the novel coronavirus.
Agreement to collaborate between universities of Nepal and OmanBy RSS
Nepali Ambassador to Oman, Sarmila Parajuli paid a courtesy call on Dr Fahad AlJulanda AL Said, Vice-Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) of Oman on Tuesday.