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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.