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.

Newly-appointed Economic Affairs Minister sworn in

Published On: December 1, 2021 10:49 AM NPT By: RSS

KARNALI, Dec 1: The newly-appointed province Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Bindaman Bista has taken oath of office and secrecy.

NRNA National Coordination Council’s global conference on December 1

Published On: November 28, 2021 05:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The global conference of the National Coordination Council of the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) is scheduled to take place on December 1.

Labour Minister urges Romanian envoy to finalize Nepal-Romania labor agreement

Published On: November 26, 2021 11:05 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Newly-appointed Romanian Ambassador to Nepal Daniela Sezonov Ten paid a courtesy call on Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha.

India logs 9,283 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs, active caseload lowest in 537 days

Published On: November 24, 2021 05:04 PM NPT By: RSS

India reported 9,283 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. With this, the active caseload of the infection stands at 1,11,481, which is the lowest in 537 days.

Australia to allow fully vaccinated eligible visa holders from December 1

Published On: November 22, 2021 04:49 PM NPT By: RSS

AUSTRALIA, Nov 22: Australia on Monday further relaxed its travel rules as it allows fully vaccinated eligible visa holders to enter the country without the need to apply for a travel exemption from December 1.

Baitadi jeep accident: Death toll reaches six

Published On: November 22, 2021 12:13 PM NPT By: RSS

BAITADI, Nov 22: The death toll in the Baitadi jeep accident that occurred at Dasharathchand Municipality-4 last night has reached six.

Four men held with leopard hide

Published On: November 22, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: RSS

KARNALI, Nov 22: Police have arrested four people in possession of leopard hide at Baddichaur of Barahatal Rural Municipality-5 in Surkhet district.

71 refugees resettled from Libya to Canada: UN

Published On: November 22, 2021 12:02 PM NPT By: RSS

TRIPOLI, Nov 22: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Sunday that it resettled 71 refugees from Libya to Canada.

Relations between Russia and China have reached their highest level in history: Putin

Published On: November 19, 2021 12:00 PM NPT By: RSS

MOSCOW, Nov 19: Relations between Russia and China have reached their highest level in history, and the two countries will step up cooperation further, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

Five individuals held with fake currency notes

Published On: November 18, 2021 10:38 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nepal Police have held five persons in possession of fake currency notes of Rs 65,335.

11 CPN cadres held for enforcing Nepal banda

Published On: November 16, 2021 10:39 AM NPT By: RSS

DAMAULI, Nov 16: Eleven cadres of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) mobilized on a roadway to enforce Nepal banda have been arrested here. They were calling for a nationwide general shutdown, demanding the government to withdraw its decision to increase the price of petroleum products.

India reports 10,229 new COVID-19 cases with active infections lowest in 17 months

Published On: November 15, 2021 05:31 PM NPT By: RSS

NEW DELHI, Nov 15: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 34,447,536 on Monday as 10,229 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the health ministry's latest data.

Gandaki Province industries hit hard due to shortage of skilled workers: NRB study

Published On: November 14, 2021 05:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has identified dearth of skilled workers, lack of sufficient electricity supply, and limited availability of raw materials as obstructions for the full-fledged operations of industries in the Gandaki Province.

India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 110.79 cr doses

Published On: November 12, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: RSS

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 110.79 crores on Friday, the Union Health Ministry informed.

Five local units in Tanahun district have no active COVID-19 cases

Published On: November 11, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: RSS

DAMAULI, Nov 11: Five local units of Tanahun district have become free of the COVID-19 infection, said the district health office. The virus-free local units are Rishing, Ghiring, Devghat, Bandipur and Aanbukhaireni rural municipalities.

Bridge over Karnali river ready after nine years

Published On: November 11, 2021 10:05 AM NPT By: RSS

MANMA, Nov 11: Construction of a concrete bridge over the Karnali river at Naraharinath Rural Municipality-1 in Kalikot district linking Hilsa in Humla district has been completed after nine years.

Seven-year-old girl found dead with her throat slit

Published On: November 9, 2021 11:03 AM NPT By: RSS

KARNALI, Nov 9: A seven-year-old girl from Dhapkhark of Lekbensi Municipality-1 in Surkhet was found murdered. Police found her dead with her throat slit.

Fifteen people held for gambling

Published On: November 7, 2021 11:35 AM NPT By: RSS

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 7: Police here arrested 15 people along with Rs 1.24 million from a gambling den at Purigaon, Sudal in Changunarayan Municipality-8 last night.

RPP holds convention in 65 districts

Published On: November 7, 2021 11:29 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has conducted the convention of the party in 65 districts.

Nine hikers including three foreigners rescued

Published On: November 2, 2021 09:48 AM NPT By: RSS

GALESHWOR, Nov 2: Nine hikers including three Spanish nationals who were stranded after missing the route to Mustang from Hidden Valley of Myagdi were rescued by the police.