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Tamankhola Rural Municipality in Baglung prepares local curriculum

Published On: July 20, 2021 09:37 AM NPT By: RSS

GALKOT, July 20: Tamankhola Rural Municipality of Baglung has prepared a local curriculum for the first time in the district. The books based on the local curriculum have been sent to all schools in the rural municipality.

KMC fixes 28 centers for administering Johnson &Johnson vaccines

Published On: July 19, 2021 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed 28 centres for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccination campaign that kicked off on Monday.

PM Deuba visits COVID- 19 vaccination centers

Published On: July 19, 2021 04:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday visited the vaccination centers where 'Johnson & Johnson' vaccines are being administered. Prime Minister Deuba reached the Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, Jorpati; Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj; Bir Hospital-based COVID-19 Central Unified Hospital and the Patan Academy of Health Sciences (Patan Hospital), Lalitpur to oversee the vaccination drive. At the Central Unified Hospital, Deputy Director Dr Ashesh Dhungel briefed the Prime Minister about the campaign.

Two rhinos including one calf found dead in CNP

Published On: July 19, 2021 02:36 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 19: Two rhinos were found dead at the Chitwan National Park on Sunday.

Nawalpur sees rise in winter paddy harvest

Published On: July 19, 2021 09:01 AM NPT By: RSS

NAWALPUR, July 19: Nawalpur (Bardaghat-Susta East) has witnessed a rise in winter paddy harvest this year. According to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre, the district this year has seen an increase of paddy output by 400 metric tons in comparison to the last year.

Revenue collection from Tatopani customs point falls short of target

Published On: July 18, 2021 05:10 PM NPT By: RSS

CHAUTARA, July18: During the fiscal year 2020/21, a revenue of Rs 1.2 billion was collected from the point against the target of Rs 5.47 billion, said the customs office’s Information Officer Ram Chandra Poudel. The transit point was operational for just four months in the last fiscal year due to the long closure of Nepal-China border bridge, following the damages caused by a flood and landslide and the coronavirus pandemic.

Silgadhi-Bajhang road obstructed

Published On: July 18, 2021 11:16 AM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, July 18: The road from the district headquarters Silgadhi to Bajhang has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall for the past three days. The road passing via Kalena, Machintola, Dallek and Mellek remains closed for traffic after a landslide occurred at a place called Chisapani of Silgadhi.

Minimum wage for private workers reaches Rs 15,000 per month

Published On: July 17, 2021 06:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 17: The provision about the new minimum wage for private sector workers has come into effect from the current fiscal year. Earlier the government had decided to increase the minimum wages for private sector workers beginning from Saun 1 (July 16) which marks the commencement of the new fiscal year.  Now, private workers except for tea estate workers are eligible to draw Rs 15,000 monthly.

Parbat-Baglung section of Mid-hill Highway obstructed

Published On: July 17, 2021 10:38 AM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, July 17: The Parbat-Baglung section of the Mid-hill Highway has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by continuous rainfall. Landslides that took place at Sahasradhara-1 of Kushma Municipality have obstructed the road section since last night.

Khati sworn-in as Attorney General

Published On: July 16, 2021 07:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 16: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumser JB Rana has administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Attorney General Khamma Bahadur Khati

NAC to send a wide-body plane to China from July 21 to bring COVID-19 vaccines

Published On: July 16, 2021 03:40 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is sending its wide-body aircraft to China regularly from July 21 to bring Vero Cell vaccines.

Khati appointed Attorney General

Published On: July 15, 2021 08:42 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has, on the recommendation of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, appointed Khamma Bahadur Khati as the new Attorney General of Nepal.

Karnali province government to bring budget through ordinance

Published On: July 15, 2021 08:39 PM NPT By: RSS

KARNALI, July 15: The Karnali province government is to introduce the province's budget for fiscal year 2021/22 through an ordinance. The province government had on June 15 presented in the Province Assembly a budget of Rs 36 billion 546 million 600 thousand for the next fiscal year.

Parliament session on Sunday

Published On: July 15, 2021 08:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has, on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, summoned a joint session of both the houses of the Federal Parliament for July 18.

Tila declared a fully-vaccinated rural municipality

Published On: July 15, 2021 04:08 PM NPT By: RSS

KHALANGA, July 15: Jumla’s Tila Rural Municipality has declared itself a fully vaccinated local unit. Rural municipality chair Ratannath Yogi shared that the declaration was made when children of all nine wards of the rural municipality were fully assured of vaccination access.

Bagmati CM Poudel blames party leaders for ouster of UML from power

Published On: July 15, 2021 12:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 15: Bagmati Province Chief Minister Dormani Poudel has said the party's leaders were themselves to blame for the CPN (UML)'s exit from the government.

Army man commits suicide by shooting himself

Published On: July 14, 2021 06:31 PM NPT By: RSS

JALESHWAR, July 14: An army man has committed suicide by shooting himself at Ranabhim Barracks of the Nepal Army at Jaleshwor municipality-9 of Mahottari district Wednesday morning.

Indian ambassador congratulates newly-appointed PM Deuba

Published On: July 14, 2021 06:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 14: Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra has congratulated Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. The Indian ambassador reached Deuba's residence at Budhanilkantha today and congratulated him.

Prohibitory order extended till July 30 in Doti

Published On: July 14, 2021 02:54 PM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, July 14: The prohibitory orders imposed in Doti district from May to prevent and control COVID-19 have been extended till July 30.

31 forcibly disappeared during decade-long civil unrest come into family contact

Published On: July 14, 2021 11:04 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 14: As many as 31 persons who were forcibly disappeared during the decade-long civil unrest in Nepal have come into contact with their families. In the course of its meeting with the families of conflict survivors to probe their complaints, the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has found that the disappeared persons have come to their families’ contact.