Do not make expressions casting dout on election: ECBy TRN Online
At the press meet, EC spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Paudel said that 7 million 33 thousand ballot papers out of a total needed 19 million 400 thousand have been printed. The number of printed ballot papers suffices to the need for 39 districts.
President Bhandari confers decorations (Photo Feature)By RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari today decorated distinguished persons, civil servants and individuals from the social sector with various decorations and titles which were announced on the occasion of the Constitution Day (National Day) 2078 BS.
Dr Shekhar calss for making NC victorious in all electionsBy RSS
Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has called for all leaders and cadres of the party to engage full efforts to make the party victorious in three levels of elections.
Nepal wants to advance SAARC processBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said that Nepal is putting its efforts to further the process of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). "As the current chair of the regional association, Nepal wants to continue the SAARC process," Spokesperson for the MoFA Sewa Lamsal said at a press meet organised by the ministry on Wednesday. Nepal has been the chair of the SAARC since November 2014. Prolonged tensions between India and Pakistan have disturbed the SAARC process...
Security plans for local electionsBy Purushottam Khatri
The government is all set to deploy 165,000 security forces except the temporary policemen for the upcoming local body elections slated for May 13. With the addition of 100,000 temporary policemen, the number will be more than 265,000, which will be deployed accordingly in all 753 local bodies.
Blooming of Salahesh heralds New Year in SirahaBy The Rising Nepal
Siraha celebrates the amazing flower Salahesh, which blooms once a year in Nepal, just for a day by organising fairs and festivals. In remembrance of 14th century king Salahesh, a folk hero, fairs and festivals are held in various places of Siraha on first day of Nepali New Year 2079 BS. The fairs and festivals are held at Salahesh Fulbari and Pakadiyagadh of Lahan, Mahisothagadh of Siraha headquaters, Patari pokhari of Laxmipur on that day. The flower, which blooms only at the Salahesh Fulbari...
President Bhandari extends best wishes on Nepali New Year 2079 BSBy TRN Online
In her message on the occasion today, President Bhandari has wished for peace, prosperity, good health and progress for all the Nepalis. Bhandari spoke of the need to learn from the tough experiences of the past and move ahead accordingly.
PM Deuba and Bilpov-led NCP leaders hold meetingBy TRN Online
Madhusudan Bhattarai, press coordinator of the Home Minister, informed quoting the Home Minister as saying that the NCP leaders urged the government to release the NCP cadres from the prison and withdraw cases against NCP rank and file.
15 new cases, 49 recoveries in 24 hrsBy TRN Online
In 3,349 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 15 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Price of oil, vegetables, milk products goes soaringBy The Rising Nepal
The economic crisis has its toll on price inflation of goods and services. Consumer price inflation more than doubled to reach 7.14 per cent in the eighth month (mid-March) of Fiscal Year 2021/22 compared to 3.03 per cent a year ago, according to the Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation report of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).
Harisiddhi Dance staged in PanautiBy The Rising Nepal
The religiously significant Harisiddhi Dance has arrived in Panauti after a dozen years. The dance, brought to the Panauti Municipality from Harisiddhi of Lalitpur once every 12 years, was last staged here in 2010. That was the first time the dance had been staged in the city in 60 years; the long gap was caused by a lack of funds and resources.
Central mechanism to make final decision on seat sharing among ruling parties in local pollsBy TRN Online
The seat sharing among the ruling parties with regard to the mayor and deputy mayor of the metropolis and sub-metropolis will be decided by the political mechanism itself, according to the decision of the meeting of the mechanism held under chairmanship of Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba.
Prez approves army mobilisation for local pollBy TRN Online
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has approved mobilization of the army for the purpose of the local level election slated for May 13.
23 new cases, 37 recoveries in 24 hrsBy TRN Online
Additional 23 people have been found infected with the novel coronavirus in the PCR test of 2,866 people in the last 24 hours.
Electoral alliance as needed, based on party statute: Dr. MahatBy TRN Online
The main ruling Nepali Congress has concluded its 'Let's conduct home visits, Let's make NC victorious' campaign carried out in the context of the May 13 Local Level Election.
PM Deuba sees need of utility corridor for coordinated developmentBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has underscored the need of formulating a bill on urban development along with utility corridor to carry out the development and construction works in a coordinated manner.
NRNA to urge non-resident Nepalis to send dollarsBy RSS
The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) is to hold interaction with the non-resident Nepalis regarding their support in easing the situation in the context of decreasing foreign currency reserve in the country. The interaction will also have participation of government officials.
Ballot papers for 28 districts printedBy Arpana Adhikari
The Election Commission (EC) has stated that ballot papers needed for 28 districts have been printed so far, as a part of its preparation to conduct the local elections on May 13. Addressing a regular press meet on Monday, EC Spokesperson Saligram Sharma Poudel said that 4.522 million ballot papers were printed so far. “The number could cover the demand of 28 districts, and printing of the ballot papers for other districts was underway,” he added.