25 new cases, 77 recoveries in 24 hrsBy TRN Online
Only 25 people have been found infected with the novel coronavirus in the PCR test of 3,940 people in the last 24 hours.
PM Deuba address Fifth BIMSTEC Summit, stresses on stronger regional cooperationBy RSS
PM Deuba said this during a virtual address to the Fifth BIMSTEC Summit held today in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme of the BIMSTEC Fifth Summit is, 'Towards a Resilient Region, Prosperous Economies, Healthy Peoples'.
Nepal commits to enhance development of BIMSTEC: PM DeubaBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba addressed the 5th summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation(BIMSTEC) in a virtual meeting today saying that Nepal is committed to moving BIMSTEC process.
PM Deuba stresses measures to prevent economic declineBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the stakeholders to be sensitive towards preventing further deterioration of the economic situation and stressed on strengthening it. Showing serious concern over the present economic situation of the country, he instructed the concerned stakeholders to be vigilant against the rising prices, widening trade deficit and declining foreign currency reserves.
Janakpur-Jayanagar railway to be inaugurated on SaturdayBy The Rising Nepal
The Janakpur-Jayanagar railway service has been scheduled to be inaugurated jointly by the Prime Ministers of Nepal and India virtually on coming Saturday. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the railway from New Delhi, India. “Prime Minister Deuba will be in India from April 1 on a three-day official visit. He will inaugurate the railway service alongside the Indian Prime Minister on April 2,” said Niranjan Jha, general...
Cross-border pollution, forest fires causing the hazeBy Indira Aryal
Vehicular emissions, wildfires, and cross-border pollution are some of the reasons for Kathmandu’s air pollution, causing the sky above the valley to remain misty since Monday. The “World Air Quality Report, 2021” published by the European Air Quality Index AQI last week also showed Kathmandu as the sixth most polluted capital in the world in 2021. Kathmandu’s geographical location, where large amounts of dust, vehicular fumes and other smoke sources can gather and stay within the city,...
NC to forge election alliance with ruling partners as neededBy TRN Online
Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, NC spokesperson, informed that the CWC meeting decided to have the policy to forge an election alliance with the ruling partners as per the need and local situation.
Jaynagar-Janakpur railway service to be inaugurated on April 2By TRN Online
According to Niranjan Jha, general manager of the Nepal Railway Company, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will through virtual means inaugurate the railway service from New Delhi during PM Deuba's visit to India.
Energy Minister Bhusal vows power supply in Mardi trekking routeBy RSS
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said the government was committed to ensure power supply to the tourism sector which she said is a key basis for the nation's prosperity.
Army to safeguard ballot paper printing stationBy Purushottam Khatri
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) Monday said that the endorsed ‘Local Level Election Integrated Security Policy-2078’ has been forwarded to each District Security Committee and District Police Office across the country for effective implementation to conduct the local level polls slated for May 13.
65% of total population vaccinatedBy Ajita Rijal
Vaccines are the main mitigation medium to combat COVID-19 hence the government has targeted to inoculate all eligible citizens by mid-April. Nepal has fully vaccinated 65 per cent of its total population against COVID-19 so far. The government is intensifying vaccination campaign in full swing as it aims to fully vaccinate 100 per cent of those above 18 years by mid-April. To meet the target the government needs to vaccinate another 18 per cent of the people above 18 years of age within two weeks. As...
Access to justice increasing: President BhandariBy RSS
Inaugurating the National Conference of the Judicial Committees organized by Pokhara Metropolitan City here today, she said alternative measures have been taken to resolve disputes at the local level through the judicial committees. The local level judicial committees are motivated by the kachahari, tribunals and penal system adopted by our society in ancient times.
Election symbols of small parties also to be included in ballot paperBy TRN Online
The six parties that have been recognised as national-level ones will get their election symbols printed on all the ballot papers while the election symbols of the small parties will be printed on the ballot papers considering the districts where the individual small parties intend to nominate their candidates.
PM Deuba to visit India for 3 days from April 1By TRN Online
Prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit India on April 1 at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse Dr Arzu Rana Deuba, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Narayan Khadka, other senior Ministers, Secretaries and officials. The visit will further strengthen the multifaceted, age-old, and cordial ties between Nepal and India.
Congress Central Working Committee Meeting underwayBy TRN Online
The meeting of the Central Working Committee of the ruling party Nepali Congress is underway on Monday too. The central members have been putting forward their views in the meeting on local level elections, coalition and other issues.
President Bhandari arrives PokharaBy RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived here in connection with inaugurating the first national conference of judicial committee. The Head-of-State landed here by a Nepal Army (NA) helicopter.
PM urges NRNs to work for country’s transformationBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the Non-Resident Nepalis to use the capital, technology, business knowledge, skills and abilities acquired abroad for the transformation of the country. Addressing the concluding ceremony of the 10th Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) International General Assembly and NRN Global Conference Sunday, Prime Minister Deuba said huge quantity of capital and technology was needed for the rapid transformation and sustainable development of the country and...
17.73 m voters finalised for local electionBy The Rising Nepal
The Election Commission has finalised 17.73 million voters across the country for the local level election slated for May 13. Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the Election Commission (EC) Nepal informed that 17,733,723 voters, including 87, 41,530 females, 89, 92, 010 males and 183 others will be eligible to cast their votes in the election.
NC leaders for need-based poll allianceBy The Rising Nepal
Nepali Congress Central Working Committee members expressed their views over the local polls also on Sunday. The NC has been holding its CWC meeting since Friday. In the meeting held at party office in Sanepa of Lalitpur under the chairmanship of party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, NC CWC members NP Saud, Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, Dipak Giri, Pushpa Bhusal, Ishwori Neupane, Rita Gurung, Govinda Bhattarai, Shyam Kumar Ghimire, Debendra Raj Kandel, Dr. Dila Sangraula, Sarita Prasai,...
Migrant Bhote community starts returning with sheep and goatsBy The Rising Nepal
The Bhote community of the Himalayan region, who had migrated internally to lowland areas with the beginning of the cold season, has started returning to their villages taking their sheep and goats with them. Most of the Bhote communities in the northeastern part of the district raise sheep and goats for their livelihood.