Public transport fares hikedBy The Rising Nepal
The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has revised the fare structure of the public transport operating in more than one province. According to a notice issued by the DoTM on Sunday, the new fare would come into effect right from today.
Conductor injured in Karnali minibus accidentBy TRN Online
A minibus has met with an accident at the Jite-Jarkot section of Kalikot. The bus was fell down to the Karnali river nearby from Bhaisisen of Pachal Jharana Rural Municipality - 8 of Jitegada-Kolti highway of the Karnali corridor.
Radio Nepal to transform into PSB soon: Minister KarkiBy RSS
Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that Radio Nepal would be transformed into public service broadcasting (PSB) as soon as possible.
11 airlines show interest to operate commercial flight at Gautam Buddha Int'l AirportBy TRN Online
These airlines include National flag carrier Nepal Airlines, Jazeera Airways, Sri Lankan Airlines, SalamAir, Thai Smile Airways, Qatar Airways, Fly Dubai, Gulf Air, Go First founded as Go Air, Oman Air and others. Jazeera Airways, Kuwait will fly daily basis for the first time if any hindrance in the planning and preparation of commercial flights is not recorded.
Flights at TIA affected due to bad weatherBy RSS
Domestic and international flights at Tribhuvan International Airport have been affected due to low visibility caused by bad weather condition since a week, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal at the TIA.
Jayanagar-Kurtha passenger train service resumes todayBy RSS
Train service is starting from this morning on the Jayanagar-Kurtha railway section. The railway service begins after it was jointly launched virtually by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, currently on a visit to India and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday.
314 km road widened in RautamaiBy The Rising Nepal
Rautamai Rural Municipality in Udayapur district has constructed and ungraded about 314 km of roads inside the municipality. Gajendra Bahadur Khadka, chairman of the municipality, said that the municipality expanded the roads from its own budget and other road works from the federal and local budgets despite the geographical difficulties. “We completed most of the road network construction and upgrading work in the last five years,” he said.
Probability of light rainfallBy RSS
There will be partial to moderate cloud cover in most parts of the country and light rain with thunder in some places today. There is a possibility of light rain with thunder and lightning in some parts of the hilly areas of Province No. 1, Bagmati and Gandaki, According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
New school session from mid-MayBy The Rising Nepal
Schools across the country are publishing schedule for final examinations of current academic session with a preparation to start coming academic session from mid-May. After the government asked schools and concerned authorities to prepare for the new academic session from mid-May, schools are preparing for examinations from next week.
Time to reduce climate change impacts on women: CM RautBy TRN Online
Chief Minister of Madhes Province Lalbabu Raut has said all sides concerned need to be serious to minimize the climate change impact on women. Women are more vulnerable to climate change, he underscored.
Wave to join Maoist Center sweeping accross country: Chair PrachandaBy TRN Online
"The Maoist Center or the People's War has been the ultimate force to bring in the new political system with republican set up, federalism, inclusivity and proportionality in the country. It is the Maoist party that has consolidated national unity and provided a solution when national politics faces a crisis. People have realized this and started to join the Maoist party," he said addressing a programme organised to welcome newcomers to the Maoist party.
Ghode Jatra celebration in picturesBy TRN Online
Ghode Jatra, the annual horse festival of the Nepali Army has been marked at Tundikhel today in the presence of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and other high-level dignitaries.
Khadka assigned NC Acting PresidentBy RSS
Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Purna Bahadur Khadka has been assigned to take charge of the party Acting President during the absence of Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.
PM Deuba, Indian PM Modi to ‘flag off’ and launch Kurtha-Jayanagar railway serviceBy RSS
All necessary preparations have been completed for the regular operation of the railway from Kurtha of Dhanusha to Jayanagar of India. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, are scheduled to inaugurate the operation of the railway jointly from New Delhi, India.
Low visibility affects domestic flights at TIABy TRN Online
Following the bad weather domestic flights have been affected at Tribhuwan International Airport. According to the airport, due to insufficient visibility, planes connected to the Visual Flight Rules (VFR) system have not been able to fly since this morning. To fly from the VFR system at least 5,000 meters of visibility is needed.
Existing alliance to continue in local election: Minister AleBy RSS
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale today said that it has been decided upon to continue the existing ruling alliance for the purpose of the May 13 local election as well.
Building strong foundation for local governments imperative to ensure robust federalismBy RSS
Many local levels have fared very well and acted wonderfully despite limited resources and strength. They have built the foundation for good governance. The activities conducted by some local levels are worth-imitating by others
Weather to remain cloudy for three more daysBy RSS
The weather would remain cloudy for three more days due to impact of low-pressure system around Bihar of India and local winds. According to Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Manju Basi, the sky at most of the places of the country would remain generally cloudy while there is a possibility of light rainfall with lightning at some places.
NATTA gets Thapa as its new PresidentBy RSS
The Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA), the oldest umbrella organisation of tourism entrepreneurs, has got Ramesh Thapa as its new President. NATTA's 55th annual general meeting was held on Thursday.
EC’s call centre receives 571 calls in two daysBy The Rising Nepal
The ‘call centre’ set up by the Election Commission for the local polls slated for May 13 has received 571 calls within two days after it came into operation. The call centre was formally brought into operation from Tuesday to address the queries and complaints of the citizens, voters and stakeholders in connection with the election. The commission has brought a four-digit toll-free number into operation. Nine people have been deployed in the call centre.