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Farmers complain of fertilizer shortage during wheat sowing season

Published On: December 26, 2021 02:25 PM NPT By: Republica

SARLAHI, Dec 26: Farmers in Sarlahi are struggling to get chemical fertilizers for the cultivation of winter crops.

Janamat party members vandalise private vehicles on East-West Highway

Published On: December 26, 2021 01:54 PM NPT By: Republica

LAHAN, Dec 26: Members of the Janamat party led by CK Raut vandalized over a dozen vehicles in Siraha on Sunday while protesting against the arrest of a person allegedly involved in stealing wheat seeds stored by Aourahi Rural Municipality. The accused was arrested by police in Siraha.

India logs 7,189 new COVID-19 cases, nationwide Omicron infections rise to 415

Published On: December 25, 2021 04:46 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, Dec 25: India has logged 7,189 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday. The tally of cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus in the country has risen to 415. As per the Health Ministry, the country's active caseload stands at 77,032, presently the lowest in 579 days.

China reports highest number of coronavirus cases in four months

Published On: December 25, 2021 04:43 PM NPT By: Republica

BEIJING, Dec 25: China Saturday reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases in four months as officials rushed to contain outbreaks in several regions, including Xi'an city where millions are still under lockdown.

Onus lies on the govt whether to endorse MCC agreement through parliament: UML Chairman Oli

Published On: December 25, 2021 03:35 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 25: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the question of whether the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement will be passed through the parliament is in the hands of the government.

National games proposed to be held in 11 districts of Gandaki Province

Published On: December 25, 2021 03:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KASKI, Dec 25:  The 9th National Games is to be held in Gandaki province. Although the national sports jamboree is held every two years it could not be held in May 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

PM Deuba expressed best wishes on the occasion of Christmas Day

Published On: December 25, 2021 11:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has wished happiness, peace, good health, and longevity to all Christians on the occasion of Christmas, which is celebrated today with various programs on the birthday of Jesus Christ.

Regressive forces working to reverse achievements of people’s struggles: Dahal

Published On: December 24, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The CPN (Masal) has united with the CPN (Maoist Centre). In his address to the gathering, Chairman Dahal stressed the need for unity among the communist forces to defeat ‘the foul play of regressive forces’ in the nation. “Regressive forces are trying to reverse the achievements of the people’s struggles.”

Dahal presents political paper before Standing Committee meeting

Published On: December 24, 2021 04:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has presented his political report prepared for the party’s forthcoming first National Conference before the party’s Standing Committee today.

Govt appoints Dr Mahashram Sharma as NEB Chairman

Published On: December 24, 2021 04:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government has appointed Dr Mahashram Sharma as the Chairman of the National Examination Board (NEB).

CBS to publish national census report of local-level for first time

Published On: December 24, 2021 02:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has made preparations to publish the report of a national census of the local level for the first time.

Third case of omicron variant detected in Nepal

Published On: December 22, 2021 05:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Nepal has recorded yet another case of the omicron variant. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, Sangita Kaushal Mishra reported that the third case of the new omicron variant has been detected in the country, at a press briefing on Wednesday.

Judicial Service Commission's meeting postponed

Published On: December 22, 2021 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: A meeting of the Judicial Service Commission called by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to deliberate on the publication of the results of the district courts’ written examination has been postponed.

COVID-19: India reports 213 Omicron cases till now, Delhi tops list

Published On: December 22, 2021 05:28 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: India reported 6,317 fresh COVID-19 cases and 318 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. The country's active caseload currently stands at 78,190, the lowest in 575 days.

Premier Insurance becomes the first non-life insurance to join NPI

Published On: December 22, 2021 05:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Kathmandu, Premier Insurance Co. (Nepal) Ltd. has signed an agreement with Nepal Clearing House Ltd. (NCHL) for automating its various payments-related processes, including disbursements and collections, through NCHL payment systems.

Speaker Sapkota accuses CPN-UML of trying to influence court decisions

Published On: December 21, 2021 05:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota has accused the CPN-UML of trying to adversely affect the decision of cases that are pending at the court.

Speaker Sapkota has our support: Chairman Nepal

Published On: December 21, 2021 05:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed his party supports Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota, in connection with sorting out the current stalemate in parliament.

Complete election results of NC’s 14th General Convention by Wednesday

Published On: December 21, 2021 05:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The entire election results of the Nepali Congress 14th General Convention are expected to be out by Wednesday.

Lawmaker Suwal expresses concerns over passing of MCC amid parliament obstructions

Published On: December 21, 2021 03:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Lawmaker Prem Suwal from the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party has expressed concerns over the resumption of the parliament session amid obstructions by the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

Fringe communist parties stage protest against MCC

Published On: December 21, 2021 03:43 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Eight parties and fronts have staged a protest outside the federal parliament building against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement.