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SC issues interim order not to stop home delivery services

Published On: June 8, 2021 09:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order asking the government authorities concerned not to stop online transactions and home delivery services even during the prohibitory period imposed to control and reduce COVID-10 transmission.

Sudurpaschim Chief Minister is taking a vote of confidence today

Published On: June 8, 2021 08:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 8: Sudurpaschim Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta is taking a vote of confidence at the provincial assembly meeting today.

First shot of ‘Vero Cell’ vaccine being administered to people aged between 60 to 64 years from today

Published On: June 8, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 8: The government is administering the first shot of China-manufactured Vero Cell vaccine against the COVID-19 to people aged between 60 and 64 years starting today.

Nepal-led faction trashes Oli's six-point proposal, rejects withdrawing signatures from writ petition filed in Supreme Court

Published On: June 8, 2021 06:02 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML has rejected the offer made by Chairman K P Oli to revive all party committees prior to May 17, 2018 to 'save the party unity'.

Nepse closes flat as sectors end mixed

Published On: June 8, 2021 05:24 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: The benchmark equity index opened firmly higher but pulled back towards the opening level at mid-day. Retracement seen in heavyweight banks dragged the Nepse index towards negative territory in the afternoon but losses remained modest. Stocks found some footing at the end of the trading session with Nepse finishing session essentially flat at 2,906.70 – down a modest 0.21 points against session earlier.

Traditional artist Rajkumar Shakya no more

Published On: June 7, 2021 09:48 PM NPT By: Republica

Traditional artist Rajkumar Shakya, proprietor of On Metal Arts and Crafts, who is known for his creation of masterpieces of monumental proportion is no more. He died on Sunday due to complications from Covid-19. He was in his mid 50's.

Nepal takes on Jordan in World Cup Qualifiers

Published On: June 7, 2021 07:58 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal National Football Team is playing against Jordan in a match under the World Cup Asian Qualifiers on Monday evening.

Indian PM Modi announces free COVID-19 vaccines for all adults

Published On: June 7, 2021 07:35 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, June 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the Indian federal government would provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all adults from later this month in an effort to turn the tide of a pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands in India.

Nepal Veterinary Association starts its 24 hour hotline service for animal owners

Published On: June 7, 2021 06:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal Veterinary Association, umbrella organization of Nepalese veterinarians, has started its 24 hour telephonic consultancy service to animal owners across the country in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The service will be effective from 8th June 2021.

Nepal records 6,952 recoveries, 4,472 new cases and 92 deaths on Monday

Published On: June 7, 2021 06:34 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: As many as 6,952 people recovered from COVID-19 on Monday in Nepal.

AstraZeneca vaccine to be provided as alternative to Covishield

Published On: June 7, 2021 05:28 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: The government has decided to provide the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as an alternative to the booster dose of the Covishield vaccine.

Those beating up health workers now may face three years in prison and Rs 300,000 in fine

Published On: June 7, 2021 05:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: Beating up health workers is punishable according to the new provisions incorporated in the Ordinance on the Security of Health Workers and Health Institutions.

Prices of edible oils surged by over 40 percent in past four months

Published On: June 7, 2021 04:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: Prices of edible oils have skyrocketed in recent days, which according to the traders is due to an increase in the price of raw materials in the international market.

Budget session of Karnali Province Assembly begins today

Published On: June 7, 2021 04:20 PM NPT By: Republica

SURKHET, June 7: Budget session of Karnali Province Assembly began on Monday. The session scheduled to start at 2 pm is expected to dwell on the provincial government’s budget, policies and programmes for the next fiscal year (2021/22) and the measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Writ petition filed in Supreme Court against reshuffle of cabinet

Published On: June 7, 2021 03:07 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday against the move of caretaker Prime Minister K P Oli to reshuffle his cabinet.

It is Oli’s conspiracy to make statement that the unity effort was not successful because of me: Dahal

Published On: June 7, 2021 03:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: Chairman of CPN (Maoist center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained that it is a conspiracy of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to make a remark that the unity between the CPN (Maoist center) and CPN-UML was unsuccessful because of him.

Sudur Paschim CM Bhatta to seek vote of confidence on Tuesday

Published On: June 7, 2021 02:21 PM NPT By: Republica

DHANGADI, June 7: Chief Minister of Sudur Paschim Province, Trilochan Bhatta, is preparing to go for a floor test at the provincial assembly on Tuesday.

NOC reduces price of aviation fuel

Published On: June 7, 2021 01:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the price of international aviation turbine fuel beginning from midnight Sunday.  The NOC informed about this by issuing a press statement on Sunday evening.

Youth found dead three days after he went missing

Published On: June 7, 2021 01:18 PM NPT By: Republica

DHADING, June 7: Arjun Shrestha, a 24-year-old male from Gujuri Rural Municipality-7 of Dhading, who went missing on June 3, was found dead on Monday.

Finance Ministry forms task force to do homework on startup businesses

Published On: June 7, 2021 12:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has formed a task force to make necessary homework on startup businesses and workplace-based training and employment programs for the implementation of the provisions related to the private sector included in the budget for the fiscal year 2021/22.