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Batas Group’s restaurant on Narayanhiti Palace Museum premises being demolished

Published On: January 7, 2022 04:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The structure constructed for running a restaurant on the Narayanhiti Palace Museum premises is being demolished.

Upper House session rescheduled for January 11

Published On: January 7, 2022 02:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: A meeting of the National Assembly (NA) planned for 1:00 pm on January 9 has been put off due to a special reason.

Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis allocates Rs 10 million for ‘travel expenses’

Published On: January 7, 2022 11:59 AM NPT By: Republica

DANG, Jan 7: A total budget of Rs 10 million has been allocated as ‘travel expenses for the current fiscal year by the Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City office. Despite the allocation of the budget for ‘travel’, the sub-metropolis has not introduced any plans or any reason for the need for such a huge sum.

PM’s India visit called off

Published On: January 7, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s scheduled visit to India has been canceled. Deuba was invited to India by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to participate in the program ‘Vibrant Gujarat’ set to be held in the Indian State of Gujarat.

Coalition to continue in future: Chairman Nepal

Published On: January 5, 2022 05:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairperson Madhav Kumar Nepal has assured that the coalition between the Nepali Congress and his party will get continuity in other elections in the future as well.

France reports record 271,686 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: January 5, 2022 04:43 PM NPT By: Republica

PARIS, Jan 5: France reported on Tuesday 271,686 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the last 24 hours, the highest daily record since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country. According to data released by the French Public Health Agency, a total of 20,186 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized and 3,665 of them are in intensive care.

Medical students stage protest at Maitighar (With Photos)

Published On: January 5, 2022 12:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Medical students staged protests at Maitighar in the capital against Kathmandu Medical College for charging more than the prescribed fees by the Medical Education Commission.

Bibeksheel Sajha demands govt declare Prithvi Jayanti as Nepal Day

Published On: January 4, 2022 05:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal has demanded that Prithvi Jayanti or the National Unity Day should be celebrated as 'Nepal Day'.

New COVID-19 variant detected in France, claim scientists

Published On: January 4, 2022 04:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Scientists have confirmed a new variant of the novel coronavirus dubbed B.1.640.2 in France. It is also known as the ‘IHU’ variant following its discovery at the IHU Mediterranee Infection.

Cost of Sunkoshi-III hydropower project estimated at Rs 160 billion

Published On: January 4, 2022 02:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 4: The construction cost of the Sunkoshi-Third hydroelectricity project is estimated to be Rs 160 billion, the Department of Electricity Development said.

Parliamentary committee directs govt to submit action plan to improve quality and access of internet service within 30 days

Published On: January 3, 2022 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) to submit an action plan within 30 days to make the internet service provided by the Nepal Telecom (NTC) more effective and qualitative.

Health offices across country directed to make necessary arrangements to tackle possible spread of Omicron variant

Published On: January 3, 2022 04:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), Department of Health Services under the Ministry of Health and Population has issued a seven-point directive to health institutions across the country to prepare against the possible spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19.

CPN (Maoist Center) elects 29 CC members from Karnali Province

Published On: January 3, 2022 12:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KARNALI, Jan 3: The Eighth General Convention of the CPN (Maoist Center) has elected 29 leaders from Karnali Province in the party’s central committee.

Local levels closing schools following increase in cold

Published On: January 2, 2022 04:48 PM NPT By: Republica

The local governments in the Kavrepalanchowk district have started ordering the closure of schools with increasing cold weather. Three local levels in the district have already ordered schools in their area to close for a week following the fall in mercury caused by the rainfall a few days ago.

People in favor of instability toppled our government: Oli

Published On: January 2, 2022 04:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the people who overthrew his ‘communist-led’ government and formed a new government under another party’s leadership cannot succeed in bringing socialism to the country.

US airports in chaos as more than 2,700 flights canceled

Published On: January 2, 2022 03:48 PM NPT By: Republica

WASHINGTON, Jan 2: Air travel continued to be severely disrupted in the United States on Saturday, with bad weather in parts of the country adding to the impact of a massive spike in Covid-19 infections fuelled by the Omicron variant.

Bag containing Rs 5 million without legal source found at TIA

Published On: January 2, 2022 12:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Police recovered Rs 5 million after a red ‘mail bag’ on which Bhadrapur is written from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday, after Security Chief of TIA, Senior Superintendent of Police, Surendra Prasad Mainali received a tip-off for the same.

Nepal records 382 new cases, 252 recoveries on Saturday

Published On: January 1, 2022 05:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepal recorded 382 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday along with 252 recoveries and zero fatalities, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Maoist Centre's draft statute endorsed

Published On: January 1, 2022 04:38 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The closed-door session of the 8th national general convention of the CPN (Maoist Centre) has endorsed the party’s draft statute.

434 at risk of trafficking rescued

Published On: January 1, 2022 02:40 PM NPT By: Republica

RANJHA, Jan 1: A total of 434 women and girls vulnerable to trafficking were rescued from the Jamunaha checkpoint in Nepalgunj in the year 2021.