Finance Minister Sharma rules out economic crisis in countryBy RSS
Urging one and all not to go by rumours about country's flagging economy, Minister asserted that country's economy was moving in a positive direction despite the COVID-19 crisis and 'struggle' between Russia and Ukraine.
Finance Ministry forwards proposal to slash Govt. fuel allowanceBy TRN Online
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that a proposal to cut the fuel allowance for government employees by 20 per cent has been forwarded to the Council of Ministers.
22 new cases, 46 recoveries in last 24 hrsBy TRN Online
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, none tested positive for the virus infection in the antigen test of 1,172 people.
SC postpones hearing on DIG promotion caseBy TRN Online
DIGs Ishwar Babu Karki, Ghana Shyam Aryal and Prakash Jung Karki had filed a case against the government's decision on the promotion of some of the DIGs to AIGs.
Ruling coalition parties issue joint appeal, vow to cooperate in electionsBy RSS
The five-party ruling coalition has pledged to continue supporting each other in the upcoming local level election by removing mutual differences. Issuing a joint appeal today, the top leaders of the ruling coalition urged all the leaders and cadres of the five parties to forge electoral alliance and move ahead with a spirit of mutual collaboration and cooperation.
Five-party ruling alliance meeting underwayBy RSS
A meeting of top leaders of the five-party ruling alliance is underway regarding the collaboration in upcoming local-level elections. The meeting taking place at official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar would hold further discussion on preparation of local-level election and decisions taken by election monitoring mechanism.
Issuing certificates without training punishableBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has said that stern actions would be taken against those giving training certificates to the Nepali migrant workers going abroad for jobs.
Joint efforts needed to resolve economic challenges: SpeakerBy The Rising Nepal
Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that the current economic challenges should be resolved with joint efforts from the government and private sector. “The national economy is facing a problem at a time when it was recovering from the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said while addressing the 71st anniversary programme of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) on Sunday.
Chumanuwri locals charter chopper in lack of roadBy The Rising Nepal
Family members of Uma Gurung, a resident of Ward No. 3 of Chumanuwri Rural Municipality of Gorkha district, had collected Rs. 140,000 to charter a helicopter for transporting her to a hospital in Kathmandu.
NBA decides not to issue LC for import of essentialsBy RSS
LC will not be allowed to open to import materials like vehicles, gold, silvers, sugar, chewing gum, dry foods, furniture, cigarettes, alcohol, perfume and mobile phones among others, said chief executive officer of the Nepal Bank Limited, Krishna Bahadur Adhikari, also a member of the Association's working committee.
Coaliation's Election Preparation and Monitoring Committee meeting at 4 pm todayBy TRN Online
A meeting of the Election Preparation and Monitoring Committee is being held at 4 pm on Sunday.
Enforcing poll expenditure limit is a difficult task for ECBy Arpana Adhikari
The country is abuzz with the May 13 local level election. It’s been more than a month since the political parties have concentrated their activities at the lower rung and now they are busy selecting candidates for 753 local units.
NC forms election publicity foreign sub-committeeBy The Rising Nepal
The ruling Nepali Congress has formed Prabas Coordination Publicity Sub-committee targeting local elections. The sub-committee was formed under the party’s Local Level Election Publicity Committee led by party spokesperson Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat. Mahat-led committee recently decided to form the sub-committee under Gorkha (Ananda) Bista.
Reliance offers exemplary facilities to female workersBy Modnath Dhakal
While female workers in many businesses and industries in Nepal have dozens of complaints against the company and management, women employees at Reliance Spinning Mills express gratitude to the institution.
Schools not submitting their detailsBy The Rising Nepal
Schools have been evading the submission of the details that they need to submit to the government every year. However, the regulatory body has not even asked for a verbal explanation to those schools.
Election code of conduct: dos and don'tsBy RSS
The code of conduct has prohibited making any expression, publicity, production of electronic materials and publishing and sharing them through social media for and against any side in a way to directly affect the electoral process, shared EC Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Poudel.
President receives SC’s annual reportBy The Rising Nepal
Acting Chief Justice Deepak Kumar Karki submitted the annual report of the Supreme Court (SC), Judicial Council and Judicial Service Commission to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday. The report of the fiscal year 2021/22 was submitted to President Bhandari in accordance with the Article 138 of the Constitution of Nepal, according to the Office of the President.
Governor Adhikari suspendedBy Modnath Dhakal
The government has suspended Governor of the Nepal Rastra Bank, Maha Prasad Adhikari. A minister in a condition of anonymity confirmed the suspension of the governor of the central bank from his post with the initiation of an investigation on him. According to the Ministry of Finance, a three-member committee led by a former judge of the Supreme Court is formed to look into the issue. The committee was formed as per the Nepal Rastra Bank Act, 2002.
Lack of coordination affecting health services: ExpertsBy Nayak Paudel
Health experts have highlighted the lack of coordination between concerned authorities in upgrading health sector and making the services qualitative and accessible to all. The issue was raised by health experts gathered at a discussion organised by the National Planning Commission (NPC) on Friday on the topic “Nepal’s Health Sector: Challenges and Prospects”. Speaking at the programme, Uma Shankar Prasad, a member of the NPC, said that there were several challenges – institutional, human...
Mithila locals mark Chaiti ChhathBy The Rising Nepal
Devotees in the Mithila region woke up early Friday morning and marked the end of the great festival of Chaiti Chhath by worshipping the rising sun. The festival, as the name suggests, is celebrated in the Nepali month of Chait, and lasts for four days. On the first day, people bathe, purify themselves and take food. The second day is when the Kharna is celebrated where those observing the festival fast the whole day and only eat after offering rice pudding, banana, milk, fruits and sweets to the...