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.

Forty newly-built houses handed over to flood and landslide affected people

Published On: July 5, 2021 08:51 AM NPT By: RSS

BENI, July 5: The Myagdi Overseas Nepali Association (MONA) International Executive Committee has handed over newly-built houses to 40 flood and landslide-affected families in Myagdi district.

Flood damages houses, inundates settlements in Mahottari

Published On: July 4, 2021 03:47 PM NPT By: RSS

MAHOTTARI, July 4: The incessant rainfall since last Tuesday has collapsed the houses of some locals at Ramnagar in Bhangaha Rural Municipality- 4 in Mahottari district while flood led to inundation to over 150 houses in the locality.

Construction of road after two decades

Published On: July 4, 2021 09:06 AM NPT By: RSS

MALANGWA, July 4: Construction of blacktopped road has begun in Malangwa, the headquarters of Sarlahi district after a long gap of nearly two decades.

One-way traffic resumes along Narayanghat-Mugling road section

Published On: July 3, 2021 03:30 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 3: Traffic along the Narayanghat-Mugling road section of the East-West Highway, which was blocked by landslides following incessant rains, has resumed partially.

Flood obstructs BP Highway

Published On: July 3, 2021 12:59 PM NPT By: RSS

BANEPA, July 3: The flood-fed Mamdi rivulet flowing through Roshi Rural Municipality-12 has caused disruption of road traffic along the BP Highway.

Nepal records 2,292 new cases, 3,451 recoveries and 34 deaths in past 24 hours

Published On: July 2, 2021 07:39 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 2: A total of 2,292 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the country in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

34 people die in monsoon-caused disasters since June 13

Published On: July 2, 2021 07:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 2: As many as 34 people have died due to monsoon-induced disasters- flooding and landslide- across the country since June 13, according to Nepal Police Headquarters.

NAC’s widebody aircraft bringing 1 million COVID vaccines from China

Published On: July 2, 2021 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 2: The national flag carrier- Nepal Airlines- is bringing anti-COVID vaccine from Beijing, China.

One way traffic resumes along Butwal-Narayanghat road section

Published On: July 2, 2021 12:48 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 2: One-way vehicular movement has come into operation from 9AM today along the Butwal-Narayanghat section of the East-West Highway. The traffic on this section of the highway was disrupted for 21 hours after diversions at Thumsi in Gaindakot were swept away by flood on Thursday morning following incessant rain since Wednesday night.

Two dead, three others missing in Chitwan landslide

Published On: July 1, 2021 07:46 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 1: Two persons died and three have gone missing after being swept away in monsoon flooding in Rapti and Kalika municipalities of east Chitwan on Thursday.

45,000 metric tonnes of urea purchased from Bangladesh arrive in Nepal

Published On: July 1, 2021 04:24 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 1: A consignment of 45,000 metric tonnes of urea that Nepal had purchased from Bangladesh has arrived in the country.

Prithvi Highway obstructed in several places

Published On: July 1, 2021 11:05 AM NPT By: RSS

TANAHUN, July 1: Landslides that occurred following incessant rainfall since Tuesday evening have disrupted road traffic in different places of the Prithvi Highway.

NC President Deuba lays foundation stone of BP Centre

Published On: June 30, 2021 07:27 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 30: BP Study and Research Centre is set to be built at Hadigaun of Bishalnagar in Kathmandu at the initiative of Jananayak BP Koirala Memorial Trust.

Landslides obstruct Prithvi Highway

Published On: June 30, 2021 09:35 AM NPT By: RSS

DAMAULI, June 30: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfall have disrupted the Prithvi Highway at Myagdi-based Tharpu in Tanahun district. The torrential rain caused landslides, throwing the vehicular movement at Myagde-4 out of gear since early morning today.

849 border pillars missing along international border in Province 2

Published On: June 28, 2021 02:00 PM NPT By: RSS

BIRGUNJ, June 28: As many as 849 border marker pillars have been missing along the border with India in Province no 2. Eight districts of the province share a 464-kilometre long stretch of the border with India from Gobargadha of Saptari district in the east to Thori of Parsa district in the west.

BPKIHS sees multiple protests as it faces allegation of corruption and irregularities

Published On: June 28, 2021 09:33 AM NPT By: RSS

DHARAN, June 28: Nepal's famed teaching hospital BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) has been rocked by constant protests for a couple of weeks.  Protesters are both from within and outside the BPKIHS.

Muktikot village in Bajura facing food shortage

Published On: June 28, 2021 09:05 AM NPT By: RSS

BAJURA, June 28: The Muktikot village of Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality-1 in Bajura is going through a food shortage. The prolonged drought and COVID-19 crisis led to the emergence of a food crisis in the village.

COVID-19: Zero death in two days in Sudur Paschim

Published On: June 26, 2021 04:39 PM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, June 26: The Sudur Paschim Province has reported zero deaths from COVID-19 in the past two days. There has been no report of death from Corona Virus in the past 48 hours, the Health Directorate Dipayal has said.

Operation of domestic and international flights at TIA normal

Published On: June 26, 2021 04:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 26: Domestic and international flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) are operating normally despite unfavourable weather in Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed incessant rain and foggy sky since early this morning.

NRNA, Sagoon agree for collaboration

Published On: June 26, 2021 03:44 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 25: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and a social e-commerce start-up company, Sagoon, have signed a memorandum of understanding for mutual cooperation.