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.

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.

South Korea ups minimum wages of domestic and foreign workers

Published On: July 13, 2021 01:26 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 13: The minimum wages of all domestic and foreign workers including Nepalis have been hiked in South Korea.

Parbat-Baglung road obstructed for six days

Published On: July 13, 2021 11:32 AM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, July 13: The Parbat-Baglung section of the Mid-hill Highway remains obstructed for the past six days due to massive landslides.

Gandaki Province collects statistics of 100,000 landless squatters

Published On: July 13, 2021 09:41 AM NPT By: RSS

KASKI, July 13: The Gandaki Province has collected the statistics of over 100 thousand landless squatters, landless Dalits and unmanaged settlers combined.

Humla sees increasing COVID-19 cases following removal of prohibitory order

Published On: July 12, 2021 04:30 PM NPT By: RSS

SIMKOT, July 12: COVID-19 cases have increased in Humla district days after the prohibitory order was lifted.

Flood-damaged Lower Modi-1 hydel project resumes power production

Published On: July 12, 2021 03:48 PM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, July 12: The Lower Modi-1 hydro power project in Parbat district that was damaged by flood on July 6 night has begun generating electricity from Sunday.

Disaster-hit Manang receives equipment for alternative power source

Published On: July 12, 2021 03:42 PM NPT By: RSS

MANANG, July 12: The Gandaki Province Government has extended support to set up solar panels, inverters and batteries in 16 government offices in the disaster-hit Manang district.

Flood survivors receive support from Nepalis abroad

Published On: July 12, 2021 11:00 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 12: Sindhupalchowk Service Society -- UAE, Sindhupalchowk Society – South Korea and Sindhupalchowk Service Society-- Kuwait have provided financial support to the flood-hit households.

Health Minister Shrestha directs Bir Hospital administration to start preparation against third wave

Published On: July 10, 2021 09:49 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 10: Minister for Health and Population Krishna Gopal Shrestha on Saturday inspected the COVID-19 Unified Central Hospital (Bir Hospital) in the capital.

NRCS intensifies lobbying for getting COVID-19 vaccines

Published On: July 10, 2021 04:10 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has continued its efforts to procure the COVID-19 vaccines. The NRCS, through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) which is partnering with the organization of humanitarian actions in Nepal, has intensified lobbying to get the COVID-19 vaccines.

Weather today: Rain, thundershower predicted

Published On: July 10, 2021 02:51 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 10: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunderstorms in some parts of the country as the influence of monsoon wind remains active across the country, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

53 int’l flights to take place in a week

Published On: July 10, 2021 11:10 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 10: The government has decided to resume international flights. As per the Cabinet decision, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set the new flight schedule that adds new international flights to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). Now the total 53 international flights will take place in a week, said CAAN’s Spokesperson Raj Kumar Chhetri.

NC asks govt to resolve BPKIHS’ problems

Published On: July 9, 2021 04:38 PM NPT By: RSS

The Nepali Congress (NC) has blamed the government for not making any efforts to resolve the problems even after an agitation launched by doctors, students and staff of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), putting forth various demands, continues for around a month.

Feel free to make healthy criticism of govt: Gandaki CM Pokharel

Published On: July 9, 2021 01:13 PM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, July 9: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel has called on the media to keep a vigil on the government through healthy and constructive criticism.

Cricketer Lamichhane flying to the UK to play The Hundred

Published On: July 8, 2021 05:09 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 8: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane is leaving for the United Kingdom to play The Hundred, a professional cricket franchise 100-ball cricket tournament, scheduled to take place in the UK from July 22.

Narayanghat-Mugling road section sees traffic disruptions again

Published On: July 8, 2021 11:07 AM NPT By: RSS

Landslides disrupts vehicular movement in sections of  Bhimdutta and Pritihivi Highway

Three persons go missing as a swollen rivulet sweeps away a vehicle

Published On: July 7, 2021 09:30 AM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, July 7: Three persons have gone missing when the Sundare rivulet of Kushma municipality-8 swept away a vehicle they were travelling to.

Achham declared fully literate district

Published On: July 6, 2021 10:33 AM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, July 6: With the success to achieve more than 95 percent literacy rate, Achham district has been declared the fully literate district on Monday.

Over a dozen villages flooded in Mahottari as local rivers swell after downpour

Published On: July 5, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: RSS

MAHOTTARI, July 5: Over a dozen villages in Mahottari district have been inundated as swollen local rivers have entered human settlements.