Thursday 21st October 2021

Kathmandu, Pakistan Embassy organized a Round Table Discussion on “Kashmir Solidarity Day”, today. The event was attended by journalists, writers and analysts as well as human rights activists. Messages of the President, Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir Solidarity Day were read out. In his message, President Arif Alvi paid tribute […]

Kathmandu, Jan 10, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has made it clear that although his party was given huge number of votes for political stability, the government was obstructed to work. PM Oli said it while putting forth his views at the National Assembly meeting on the contemporary issues and the issues raised by lawmakers […]

Largest solar power project of Nepal

Jhapa, Jan 10, The construction of the largest Solar Power Project of Nepal has been gaining speed in the district. Founded two years ago, the Jhapa Energy Limited is constructing the 10 MW solar power plant in 22 bigaha of land in ward no. 3 and 4 of Shivasatakshi municipality of the district. The project […]

Oil pipeline to be extended to Lothar, Chitwan

Birgunj, Jan 10, After the success of the Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline project, the government is extending the pipeline from Amlekhgunj to Lothar of Chitwan. A study is now underway to materialize the 69-kilometers pipeline from Amlekhgunj to Chitwan, said Nepal coordinator in the Nepal-India Pipeline Joint Study Group, Birendra Goit. The study will help to […]

Majhi community demand resettlement along Dudhkoshi River

Kedar Magar, Khotang, Dec 8, The local Majhi communities residing in the bordering place in Khotang and Okhaldhunga district-Rabhuwaghat- have demanded their resettlement along the Koshi River and other riverbanks as 635-megawatt hydropower project with reservoir is going to be made here displacing the them. As many as 80 households at Rabhuwaghat at Rawabeshi Rural […]

Expecting mother airlifted to safety

Kalikot, Nov 28, A woman who suffered complications during delivery has been airlifted for advance treatment to Surkhet. Jayapura Bom,40, a resident of Parauti in Palanta rural municipality-7 had come to the local health post after experiencing labour pains but could not deliver her child. As a result, she was rescued on Friday on a […]

Four killed in road accident

Jajarkot, Nov 28, Four people have died in a road accident that took place in Pokhara in Aathbiskot municipality-7. The accident took place last night as a jeep (Ra.1Ja.589) was heading towards ward no. 8 to ward no. 2 of the municipality carrying marriage procession members. The deceased have been identified as Sarke Nepali,66, Aaite […]

Chhath festival begins today by worshipping sun

Kathmandu, The Chhath festival observed as a common cultural symbol of Tarai/Madhes is beginning today. The festive fanfare has been seen in different parts including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupondole of Kathmandu Valley as well. The festival is dedicated to the Sun God, with offerings made to the rising and setting Sun. It is observed for four […]

Framework for school operation in non-risk area put in place

Kathmandu, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has opened up avenues for resuming teaching and learning activities in COVID-19 risk free area and the schools of local level witnessing gradual decline in the coronavirus cases through rotational shift or proper methods. The Ministry has provided a guideline to the local levels to gradually resume […]

Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja and Mha Puja being observed

Kathmandu, Gai or Cow puja, Goru Puja or ox worship and Govardan Puja are being observed throughout the country today on the fourth day of the five-day-long Tihar festival celebrated by the Hindus in the country. The cow is worshipped as per the religious belief that we get love from her like a mother. The […]

Deteriorating wall of Gokarna Raj Park puts local travelers at risk

Kathmandu, Oct 28, The north-eastern wall of Gokarna Raj Park under the ownership of Nepal Trust Office has witnessed a decrepit condition. It has put the vehicles and locals moving across the road down to the wall at risk. Majority portion of the 8-km wall that was surrounded by around 4,000 ropani land of the […]

NRB Governor and World Bank Group hold consultations

Kathmandu, Oct 21, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari has informed the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group on the effect of COVID-19 on Nepal’s economy and the financial sector as well as on the policy provisions adopted to mitigate it. The central bank stated this in a press release on […]

President inaugurating rebuilt Ranipokhari and Durbar High School today

Kathmandu, Oct 21, President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the reconstructed historic Rani Pokhari and the Durbar High School today. The two structures were damaged by the devastating Gorkha earthquake in 2015 and have been rebuilt. The President is to inaugurate these structures at 12 noon today, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has […]

Nepal Embassy in South Korea starts online counseling to migrant workers

Seoul, Oct 11, The Embassy of Nepal in South Korea has started online counseling and orientation to Nepali migrant workers in South Korea. The online counseling and orientation would be conducted on every Sunday till December 27. The migrant workers would be counseled and oriented on mental, physical, social, economic and health issues by the […]

Country records 2,071new cases of coronavirus

Kathmandu, Oct 11, A total of 2,071new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the country on Sunday. According to Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population Dr Jageshwar Gautam, 1416 are from the Kathmandu valley out of the total cases recorded in the past 24 hours. Dr Gautam said that 1,145 cases are […]

Govt. offices closed in Kavre as staffers test positive for coronavirus

Banepa, Oct 9, Two government offices and two local levels in Kavre district closed their services as the officials tested positive for the coronavirus. District Health Office, District Land Revenue Office, Mandandeupur Municipality and Roshi Rural Municipality closed their regular services except the essential ones. Issuing separate notices on Friday, the Land Revenue Office and […]

PM Oli warns of existential threats posed by climate change

Kathmandu, Oct 8, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has underlined the existential threats posed by climate change such as rising temperature, rising sea levels, and melting of glaciers which have impacted the lives and livelihoods from the high Himalayas to the lowlands. The PM highlighted this while addressing the Climate Vulnerable Forum Leaders Event held […]

181 ICU beds and 76 ventilators in Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu, Oct 8, The government has said that there are 181 ICU beds and 76 ventilators to provide treatment to people who are in serious condition after being infected with Corona Virus. Speaking at the regular press briefing held at the Ministry of Health and Population today, MoHP Spokesperson Dr Jageswar Gautam said of them […]

Siraha DAO closes service except security owing to COVID-19

Lahan, Oct 4, The District Administration Office in Siraha has closed all of its services except security for a week, reasoning that its employees were infected with the coronavirus. Issuing a public notice today, Chief District Officer Pradip Raj Kandel informed that eight employees at the office tested positive for the coronavirus so far, so […]

92% recovery on COVID-19 infected Nepalis abroad

Kathmandu, Oct 4, Of all the Nepalis infected with coronavirus abroad, 92 per cent have fully recovered normal health, according to the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA). Altogether 35,916 Nepalis in 42 countries have recovered from the coronavirus. The number of COVID-19 infected Nepalis residing in 42 countries stood at 39,528 as of Saturday evening. NRNA’s […]

Woman dies of COVID-19

Dharan, Oct 3, A woman of 28 year died of COVID-19 while receiving treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science (BPKIHS), Dharan this morning. The woman is from Inaruwa Municipality-4 of Sunsari district, according to Joint Spokesperson Dr Ashish Shrestha. After she had tested positive for the coronavirus a week back, she was getting […]

KAHS gets a well-equipped ambulance

Karnali, Oct 3, The Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) has received a well-equipped ambulance with the assistance of Indian Embassy. KAHS Teaching Hospital Director Dr Mangal Rawal shared that the assistance would facilitate health service delivery to the people of Karnali when the coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on human life. Dr Rawal […]

Mid hill highway’s Parbat section works resume

Parbat, Oct 3, The construction works of Parbat section along the mid-hill highway – which were stalled following the coronavirus pandemic have resumed now. As informed the construction process that has been halted since March 21 has resumed after a hiatus. The Lama Construction Company which was awarded the contract for the construction of the […]

GP Koirala National Centre for Respiratory Diseases closed

Damauli, Oct 1, All services have been closed at the GP Koirala National Centre for Respiratory Diseases located at Shuklagandaki municipality-5 in Tanahun district. The services have been closed from today after a health worker of the Centre tested positive for coronavirus. A woman health worker working at the lab of the Centre tested positive […]

PM stresses solemn actions for bio-diversity conservation

Kathmandu, Oct 1, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has stressed the need to strike a balance between people’s rights over natural resources and sustained efforts in biodiversity conservation. Addressing the ‘UN Summit on Biodiversity’ held on Wednesday on the margins of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, he dubbed biodiversity resources as […]