Local level should work to win people’s confidence: PM DeubaBy TRN Online
Wishing that may the municipality possessing tremendous potential for the development of industry, tourism and agriculture undertake important works for its prosperity, Deuba argued that systematic urbanization was the need of the hour and viewed that everyone should pay attention towards that end.
Foreign Minister Khadka to participate in BIMESTEC SummitBy TRN Online
Government spokesperson and Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki informed that the Cabinet also decided that Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal will also be in the Nepali delegation to the BIMESTEC Summit.
Prime Minister Deuba coming to Khotang todayBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit Khotang today.
UML Vice Chair Poudel leaves for ChinaBy RSS
A delegation led by CPN (UML) Vice-Chair Bishnu Prasad Poudel has left for China today to participate in a program on 'Economic Cooperation and Cultural Exchange'.
Country should have self-reliant economy: PMBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that development of the country will be impossible without building a self-reliant economy. Addressing the sixth meeting of the Board of Trade in the capital on Sunday, the Prime Minister stressed production of domestic goods to minimise the growing imports and directed the ministry to follow policy and programmes that focus on creating the self-reliant economy. Currently, PM Deuba is also looking after the portfolio of the Ministry of Industry.
Thousands apply for temporary police personnel on the first dayBy The Rising Nepal
As a regular part of security provision, Nepal Police Headquarters (NPHQ) from Sunday has started collecting applications to recruit 100,000 temporary policemen for the local level election scheduled for May 13. The application collection will continue till March 25. Interested candidates willing to work as temporary police personnel can submit their applications to any of three Metropolitan Police Offices of the Kathmandu Valley and all District Police Offices, according to Senior Superintendent...
Managing street vendors still a hard nut to crackBy The Rising Nepal
A proper footpath is hard to be seen in Kathmandu and those available are mostly crowded – not just with pedestrians, but also with street vendors. However, this is nothing new. What’s new, however, is that the numbers of street vendors have only been increasing over the years.
Positive mindset required for social development, Vice President saysBy TRN Online
The Vice President recalled that political changes happened in the country for developing a society sans discrimination. He expressed the confidence that the new book would offer motivation for self-discipline, transparency, and social development.
Dr. Sharma appointed Nepal's ambassador to IndiaBy TRN Online
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma to the post of Ambassador of Nepal to India.
Outbreak of seasonal diseases pose a threat as people flout health protocolsBy Ajita Rijal
For the past two years, the government focused on health safety precautions in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effectively containing the outbreak of many seasonal diseases in Nepal. However, as the pandemic appears to have relaxed its grip, people are increasing their mobility, and not caring about self-hygiene, which is posing a threat of rise in seasonal illnesses. As the coronavirus cases fall, health experts have warned of a rise in the cases of seasonal diseases associated with...
Women more exposed to impacts of climate changeBy Indira Aryal
Women are more vulnerable to impacts of climate change than men as they are highly dependent on local natural resources for their livelihood. In women’s role as housekeeper, they are more involved with the environment and natural resources. Their role for growing and collecting food, housing materials, collecting herbal medicines and making them as source of income are making women more dependent on natural resources, experts said.
Govt. to prioritize reservoir projects, says PM DeubaBy RSS
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the government would work for the development of large reservoir projects. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of the 220-132 KV new Khimti substation completed under the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project at Gogar in Dolakha earlier today, he said that the Budhigandaki and West Seti reservoir projects will be moved forward.
Prime Minister Deuba inaugurates Khimti substationBy TRN Online
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inaugurated the new 220 KV Khimti substation. The substation constructed at Dolakha is a major part of the country's largest 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project of national pride.
Tariff of power used in irrigation will be waived: BhusalBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has expressed her commitment to making tariff of the electricity used for irrigation free. She made this remark while addressing the 41st annual general meeting of the Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal here on Friday. She clarified that she has a plan not to impose tariff on the electricity used for irrigation to make the agricultural sector self-reliant and support the country's economy. Mentioning that the tariff...
Vaccination target met before deadlineBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has said that the government target to administer full doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all people aged above 17 years has been met before the set target of mid-April. Inaugurating a basic hospital in Mandandeurali-Kavre on Friday, Minister Khatiwada also urged the people to get booster dose from nearby health centre and keep oneself safe from the pandemic. “Secure your booster dose against COVID-19 from the health centre if you are left out,”...
Monkeys in Swoyambhu are well taken care ofBy The Rising Nepal
It is impossible to imagine Swoyambhu without monkeys – after all, the stupa is even called the Monkey Temple by tourists. At every corner and every turn, visitors to this religious shrine are greeted by monkeys. And, according to Ashok Buddhacharya, secretary general of the Federation of Swoyambhu Management and Conservation (FSMC), these monkeys are well taken care of.
NC calls central committee meeting for Mar 25By TRN Online
Krishna Prasad Paudel, principal secretary of the NC central office, informed that the meeting will dwell on the preparation of the local level election, the formation of the parliamentary committees, and other miscellaneous issues.
Candidacy registration on April 24 and 25By TRN Online
The Election Commission has approved the programme of the local level election. A meeting of the commission held on Friday approved the election program, said Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya.
Land ownership certificates distributed to landless squattersBy RSS
At a programme organized by the Survey Office, Bhaktapur, Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation distributed the certificates to them.
Local polls will be held on slated date: Minister KhandBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has said that the local election will be held on the slated date of May 13. Speaking at a function organised by Nepali Congress Banganga Municipality Committee here on Thursday, Minister Khand said that the government was effortful to hold the local elections in a free, fair and fearless manner.