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.

Landslide blocks Besisahar-Chame road

Published On: July 7, 2020 02:45 PM NPT By: RSS

LAMJUNG, July 7: Vehicular movement on the Besisahar-Chame road has come to halt following landslide occurred at Khudi of Marsyangdi rural municipality-3 in the wee hours today.

Incessant rainfall leaves roads in worst condition, over a dozen houses at risk

Published On: July 6, 2020 12:10 PM NPT By: RSS

BAJURA, July 6: Normal life in Bajura district has been affected due to the incessant rainfall since some days. The risk of landslides has greatly increased in settlements located on steep hillsides and the transport service has been knocked off  due to the obstruction of roads.

MCC headquarters positive about extending deadline for ratification of the deal, says Finance Minister

Published On: July 4, 2020 08:01 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 4: At a time when the fate of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is hanging in balance, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Saturday said that the government has received positive response from the MCC headquarters in terms of extending the deadline for MCC ratification.

COVID-19: 80 percent infected of Karnali recover

Published On: July 4, 2020 09:45 AM NPT By: RSS

SURKHET, July 4: The number of people recovering from coronavirus in Karnali Province has surpassed the number of infected in Karnali Province. On Friday alone, 51 infected including two women returned home after recovery.

Lightning claims lives of four women

Published On: July 2, 2020 12:10 PM NPT By: RSS

BARA, July 2: Four women were killed after lightning struck them at Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan City-12 and Feta Rural Municipality-1 in Bara district on Thursday morning.

APF border out post established at Pancheshwar

Published On: July 2, 2020 10:25 AM NPT By: RSS

BAITADI, July 2: A border out post (BOP) of the Armed Police Force, Nepal has been set up at Pancheshwar in Baitadi district. The APF BOP was established at Rolghat in Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-1 on Wednesday. A team of 35 APF personnel under the command of APF, Nepal Inspector will be stationed in Pancheshwar.

Message by Speaker, NA Chairman on Parliament Day

Published On: June 30, 2020 05:24 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 30: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota and National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina have extended best wishes to all Nepalis on the occasion of the Parliament Day today.

Chaurjahari installing PCR machine

Published On: June 30, 2020 09:37 AM NPT By: RSS

RUKUM (WEST), June 30: Chaurjahari Municipality here has purchased an RTPCR machine for conducting coronavirus tests. The municipality bought the machine on its own reasoning that it took a long time to receive reports of the swab sent to other districts such as Surkhet, Jumla and Dang for testing.

There is no border dispute between Nepal and China, says Foreign Minister Gyawali

Published On: June 29, 2020 07:13 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 29: Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that there is no border dispute between Nepal and China.

18 injured in NC-NCP clash in Sarlahi

Published On: June 29, 2020 05:17 PM NPT By: RSS

SARLAHI, June 29: A clash between the cadres of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) at Dhankaul Rural Municipality in Sarlahi left 18 people injured on Sunday.

Khotang's Halesi Tuwachung Municipality recognizes three more languages as official ones

Published On: June 29, 2020 09:30 AM NPT By: RSS

KHOTANG, June 28: Halesi Tuwachung Municipality in Khotang district has decided to recognize the Chamling, Bambule and Tilung languages as the official ones through its policy and programs for the fiscal year 2020/21.

Health insurance of all in three years

Published On: June 28, 2020 02:45 PM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, June 28: The Gandaki Province government is to ensure health insurance coverage for all citizens of the province within the next three years. Accordingly, the Province government has allocated Rs. 20 million for the purpose in the fiscal year 2020/21 budget.

Public holiday announced in nine districts in Karnali Province on June 29

Published On: June 27, 2020 10:07 PM NPT By: RSS

SURKHET, June 27: The Karnali Province government has announced a public holiday in all districts of the province except Jumla on June 29 on the National Paddy Day.

3 million jobs can be created in Nepal, claims FCAN

Published On: June 27, 2020 08:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Federation of Contractors Association- Nepal (FCAN) has stated that they can create employment opportunities if the government prepares an environment favourable for the same.

32  new Covid-19 cases in Gandaki, tally climbs to 838

Published On: June 27, 2020 11:13 AM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, June 27: Thirty-two new cases of novel coronavirus disease were confirmed in Gandaki Province on Saturday morning taking the tally of infected to 838.

Six companies penalized for flouting standards

Published On: June 27, 2020 06:20 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has punished six companies for not adhering to the Nepal Standards.

Soti mass murder: 23 remanded to judicial custody

Published On: June 24, 2020 09:45 PM NPT By: RSS

RUKUM WEST, June 24: The Rukum district court has sent 23 persons including a ward chair to judicial custody on the charge of murder.

Nepal and World Bank sign DPC of 100 million USD

Published On: June 24, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 24: Government of Nepal and the World Bank Board signed a Development Policy Credit of 100 million US dollars today to improve the financial viability and governance of the energy sector and recover from the Covid-19 crisis. The agreement was signed by Finance Secretary, Sishir Kumar Dhungana and World Bank Country Manager for Nepal, Faris Hadad-Zervos.

Beni-Jomsom-Korala road disrupted

Published On: June 24, 2020 03:52 PM NPT By: RSS

GALESHWOR, June 24: The Beni-Jomsom-Korala road section has come to a halt since this morning following a landslide at Dana of Annapurna rural municipality in Myagdi.

Monsoon becomes active, brings rains almost nationwide

Published On: June 22, 2020 09:49 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 22: Rainfall is taking place in almost all parts of the country today as the monsoon remains active. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), the monsoon that earlier entered the country from eastern Nepal has now its presence across the country.