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.

Three arrested for collecting donations illegally

Published On: August 21, 2021 12:12 PM NPT By: RSS

GANDAKI, August 21: A team of the District Police Office, Kaski has arrested three persons for collecting donations under the pretext of treating kidney patients in different parts of the country. They had been collecting donations in the name of Unique Volunteers Nepal, Dharan, Sunsari.

Finance Committee directs govt to take action against Sebon and Nepse officials

Published On: August 20, 2021 07:44 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 20: The Finance Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to carry out an investigation immediately into the alleged involvement of some office-bearers of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) and Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) in the share market and take action against them.

Viral fever cases up in Kanchanpur

Published On: August 19, 2021 10:44 AM NPT By: RSS

MAHENDRANAGAR, August 19: Viral fever is taking its toll in Kanchanpur district. Many health institutions in the district are overwhelmed by a surge of viral fever patients, said health workers.

Asian Cup Qualifier: Nepal playing against Philippines in first match

Published On: August 18, 2021 09:57 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal will take on the Philippines in the first game of the qualification round of the Asian Football Federation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup, 2022.

Lockdown relaxed after two weeks in Jhapa

Published On: August 17, 2021 11:22 AM NPT By: RSS

JHAPA, August 17: The District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC), Jhapa has decided to relax the lockdown that was put in place two weeks ago in the district.

Home Minister Khand directs for safe rescue of Nepalis in Afghanistan

Published On: August 16, 2021 08:13 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 16: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has directed the authorities concerned to prepare for repatriation of Nepali nationals living in Afghanistan. Home Minister Khand on Monday invited officials of Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation as well as chiefs of four security bodies at the Home Ministry and issued directive to them in this regard.

Nepal to play ODI series against Papua New Guinea

Published On: August 16, 2021 07:15 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Nepali national cricket team will play a one-day series against Papua New Guinea. According to the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Nepal will play two ODIs against Papua New Guinea in Oman on September 5 and 8.

Over 150 houses in Bajura at risk of dry landslide

Published On: August 16, 2021 11:27 AM NPT By: RSS

MARTADI, August 16: A dry landslide has continued for days at Swamikartik Rural Municipality-1 in the east northern belt in Bajura district, putting over 150 houses at risk of being washed away. The landslip at the lower part of Runi village and near Chhuddari village has caused risks of the Karnali river being blocked, said local residents.

Schools in Upper Dolpa continue regular teaching and learning

Published On: August 15, 2021 12:41 PM NPT By: RSS

JAJARKOT, August 15: Most of the schools in Upper Dolpa have been operating continuously since Baisakh even though educational institutions remain closed across the country.

Life-size statue of Bahadur Shah established at Gokarneshwor

Published On: August 14, 2021 07:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 14: A life-size statue of Nayab Bahadur Shah has been set up at Gokarneshwor Municipality-7, northern outskirt of the Kathmandu Valley.

Parliamentary committee directs govt to keep record of people crossing border

Published On: August 13, 2021 09:48 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 13: Women and Social Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives has directed the government to keep record of the people crossing the checkpoints so that it would be easy to curb human trafficking.

Apex court issues show cause order on Advertisement Act

Published On: August 13, 2021 07:42 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Supreme Court has issued a show cause order in the name of the government and sought a written response from it relating to the Advertisement Act which asks media to seek approval from the Advertisement Board before publishing advertisements.

Lumbini Province to provide cash support to kidney, cancer, heart patients

Published On: August 13, 2021 11:19 AM NPT By: RSS

RUPANDEHI, August 13: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Lumbini Province Government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer and heart patients.

Speeding vehicles kill 358 wild animals in Banke National Park

Published On: August 12, 2021 02:00 PM NPT By: RSS

BANKE, August 12: The highway inside the park in Banke district has turned out to be an electric trap for wildlife. Statistics of the last seven years show the number of wild animals killed after being hit by speeding vehicles on the highways is increasing every year.

Two men arrested on charge of rape, incest

Published On: August 12, 2021 09:30 AM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, August 12: Parbat district police have arrested a man on the charge of raping his daughter. The man's younger brother was also arrested on the charge of committing the same heinous act.

DAO, Solukhumbu shut down after employees contract coronavirus

Published On: August 11, 2021 10:01 AM NPT By: RSS

SOLUKHUMBU, August 11: Services of the District Administration Office (DAO), Solukhumbu have been shut up to August 17 after its staffers confirmed to have contracted coronavirus.

Darchula incident probe committee headed for Baitadi

Published On: August 10, 2021 01:05 PM NPT By: RSS

DARCHULA, August 10: A probe committee formed to investigate the ‘Tuin’ (improvised cable crossing) incident in Darchula district left for Baitadi district today.

Separate hospital for COVID-19 infected children to be established in Mahakali Provincial hospital

Published On: August 9, 2021 10:44 AM NPT By: RSS

KANCHANPUR, August 9: A process has been started to set up a separate hospital for the treatment of children infected with the COVID-19 in the Mahendranagar-based Mahakali Provincial Hospital.

Schools resume in southern belt of Humla

Published On: August 6, 2021 10:13 AM NPT By: RSS

SIMKOT, August 6: Schools in the southern belt of Humla district have resumed physical classes after no cases of coronavirus were reported in the district in recent days.

Pneumonia patients increase in Bajura

Published On: August 6, 2021 09:55 AM NPT By: RSS

BAJURA, August 6: Bajura Hospital has witnessed a surge of pneumonia patients in the past one week.