The National News Agency (RSS), having nationwide network, is the largest and longest serving news agency in Nepal. It was established in 2018 BS under the Rastriya Samachar Samiti Act, 2019 BS, merging two privately owned news agencies with a view to facilitating newspapers and broadcast media.

Nepali film ‘Survival - Living through Covid’ wins best cinematography award at Albori Soulplace Film Festival

Published On: September 14, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: RSS

A Nepali short film titled ‘Survival - Living through Covid’ has won the Best Cinematography Award at the Albori Soulplace Film Festival held in Albori, Italy.

Indian capital reports first monkeypox case

Published On: July 25, 2022 10:19 AM NPT By: RSS

NEW DELHI: India reported the fourth monkeypox case and the first case in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Sunday.

Annapurna Circuit struggling with decreasing tourist flow

Published On: June 13, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: RSS

LAMJUNG, June 13: The Annapurna Circuit, a trek within the mountain ranges of Nepal, has received a decreasing number of tourists lately, thanks to various factors like the onset of monsoon, road problems and off season for tourists.

Budget is realistic, not ambitious: FinMin Sharma

Published On: June 3, 2022 06:03 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 3: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 has made a proper allocation of means and resources by adopting maximum restraint.

325 kms roads blacktopped, 80 bridges constructed in eight months of current FY: Economic Survey

Published On: May 29, 2022 04:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 29: The blacktopping of roads 325 kilometers in length and the construction of 80 road-bridges were completed in the first eight months of the current fiscal year, 2021/22, according to the Economic Survey Report unveiled by the government on Saturday.

NRNA submits memo to Minister Paudel

Published On: May 27, 2022 03:04 PM NPT By: RSS

LONDON, May 27: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has demanded the continuation of Nepali citizenship for non-resident Nepalis. The Association put forth this demand in a memorandum it handed to the Minister for Education, Science, and Technology, Devendra Paudel, who is currently in the UK.

Dharan’s new mayor pledges to serve people, renouncing lavish perks

Published On: May 25, 2022 06:50 PM NPT By: RSS

DHARAN, May 25: A swanky four-wheeler with registration number Ko 1 Ja 640 arranged by the Sunsari district's Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City was readied for the newly elected mayor Harkaraj Rai (Sampang) to ride while he spartanly assumed office on Tuesday.

Nepal’s export increased by 69.44 per cent in first nine months of current FY

Published On: April 22, 2022 02:40 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 22: The country has witnessed an increase in its exports by 69.44 percent in the last nine months of the current fiscal year 2021/22, compared to corresponding period of the last fiscal year 2020/21.

Police seize 2,000 kilos of Chhurpi in Ilam

Published On: March 23, 2022 11:42 AM NPT By: RSS

MANGALBARE, March 23: Police have seized 2,000 kilograms (40 sacks) of Chhurpi (a traditional hard cheese mostly consumed in the Himalayan region of Nepal) being unlawfully smuggled into Ilam.

Four arrested with red panda skin

Published On: March 21, 2022 09:25 AM NPT By: RSS

RANJHA, March 21: Police have arrested four people in possession of the skin of a rare red panda. They were arrested from Anjana Hotel in Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis-12, Banke on Sunday.

Limi village in Humla without communication services for two weeks

Published On: February 11, 2022 10:54 AM NPT By: RSS

SIMKOT, Feb 11: Limi, a settlement in the northern highland of Namkha Rural Municipality, has been without modern communication services for the last two weeks.

Electricity, communication services resume

Published On: February 7, 2022 09:18 AM NPT By: RSS

GALESHWOR, Feb 7: Electricity and communication services that were disrupted in Gurja village of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality in Myagdi  district due to snowfall on Thursday and Friday have resumed.

COVID-19 cases, death numbers continue to rise in Australia

Published On: February 2, 2022 07:27 PM NPT By: RSS

SYDNEY, Feb 2: Australia reported more than 40,000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday when more than 50 million doses had been delivered in total during the vaccine rollout.

Crane population on decline with shrinking wetland

Published On: January 27, 2022 03:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KANCHANPUR, Jan 26: The population of the crane, a bird that lives in wetland areas, is in decreasing trend in Kanchanpur district, compared to the past. The number of this bird has started to decrease with shrinking wetland areas. Ornithologists say the loss of habitat is the main reason for the declining crane population every year.

Week-long ‘Free Mask Distribution Campaign’ launched

Published On: January 23, 2022 11:17 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: A week-long free mask distribution and public awareness program has been launched at the joint initiative of Metropolitan Police Circle, Thankot and Thankot Jaycees.

54 health workers infected in Tanahun

Published On: January 23, 2022 08:54 AM NPT By: RSS

TANAHUN, Jan 23: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in 54 health workers and staff working in different offices of the district.

230 journalists in Bagmati Province infected with COVID-19

Published On: January 21, 2022 10:09 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The total number of journalists registered with the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Bagmati Province who have contracted COVID-19 has reached 230.

12 arrested for organizing online gambling

Published On: January 21, 2022 10:08 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal Police have arrested 12 persons for allegedly hosting online gambling in different parts of Kirtipur Municipality in Kathmandu.

COVID-19 infection graph going high, government has not planned lockdown yet

Published On: January 11, 2022 04:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Following a gradual rise in COVID-19 infections rate for the past few days, the government has already decided to close schools till January 29 effective from today.

School closed in Banke as mercury falls

Published On: January 6, 2022 10:57 AM NPT By: RSS

RANJHA, Jan 6: Teaching and learning activities have been suspended in schools in Banke after the temperature went down.