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World Environment Day marked by planting saplings on Bagmati River banks

Published On: June 5, 2021 05:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: Saplings of various species have been planted in the United Nations (UN) Park area along the Bagmati River on the occasion of the World Environment Day.

Govt spent Rs 23.16 billion by mid-May to tackle COVID-19

Published On: June 5, 2021 05:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government spent Rs 23.16 billion as of mid-May on the measures to check the spread of COVID-19 and treatment of the patients.

GRAPE to foster climate resilience and green economic growth in Nepal

Published On: June 5, 2021 04:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the European Union (EU), the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have announced the launch of a new development cooperation project titled “Green Resilient Agricultural Productive Ecosystems (GRAPE) in Nepal”.

Australia provides essential medical supplies to Nepal Army

Published On: June 5, 2021 03:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: Australia has provided medical supplies to the Nepal Army to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Govt looks to receive Rs 5.84 billion loan from World Bank to improve health sector

Published On: June 5, 2021 02:38 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government is looking forward to receiving loans worth Rs 5.84 billion (US $ 50 million) from the World Bank (WB) to improve the country’s health sector.

Vero Cell Vaccine being administered from Tuesday, what documents should one produce?

Published On: June 5, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government is administering the first shot of China-manufactured Vero Cell vaccine against the coronavirus disease to the people aged between 60 and 64 years starting from Tuesday [June 8].

Facebook suspends Trump until 2023, shifts rules for world leaders

Published On: June 5, 2021 01:31 PM NPT By: Republica

CALIFORNIA, June 5: Facebook Inc on Friday suspended former U.S. President Donald Trump until at least January 2023 and announced changes to how it will treat world leaders who break the rules on its site.

Census of blue sheep underway

Published On: June 5, 2021 01:18 PM NPT By: Republica

FULUNG, June 5: A census of Bharal or blue sheep is being carried out in the Kanchenjunga region. Regarded as the source of food for the snow leopards living in and around the base of Kanchenjunga mountain, the blue sheep count is being carried out with support from the Kanchenjunga conservation area management council and the World Wildlife Fund.

Civil society urges govt to scrap decision to open export of sand, stone and gravel to third countries

Published On: June 5, 2021 12:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: Civil society has urged the government to scrap its decision to allow export of sand, stone and gravel to third countries.

Vaccination centre to be established in every ward of KMC

Published On: June 5, 2021 10:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is to set up vaccination centre in every ward of the metropolis for the next round of COVID-19 vaccination.

UNDP and Ncell partner for sustainable development in Nepal

Published On: June 5, 2021 10:32 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ncell Axiata Limited have entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy lives and cities in Nepal. UNDP Resident Representative Ayshanie Medagangoda Labe and Ncell CEO Andy Chong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) virtually to this effect on June 4.

Outgoing Foreign Minister Gyawali publicizes his property details, thanks all for their support during his tenure

Published On: June 5, 2021 07:34 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 5: Outgoing Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has publicized his property details on the same day he wrapped up his three plus years tenure as the foreign minister on Friday.

PM Oli brings massive reshuffle in his cabinet, Paudel, Mahato and Mahaseth sworn in as Deputy Prime Ministers

Published On: June 4, 2021 09:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 4: Caretaker Prime Minister  K P Oli has brought massive reshuffle in his cabinet. The new cabinet has three Deputy Prime Ministers, 12 cabinet ministers and two state ministers.

Nepse up for a fifth consecutive week

Published On: June 4, 2021 08:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 4: Following the unveiling of the budget for the coming fiscal year, the stock market witnessed substantial enthusiasm on Sunday with a record turnover of over Rs. 17 billion. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index rose 12.53 points on Sunday. Nonetheless, with profit taking seen in most of the sectors on the following day, Nepse gave up 45.07 points on Monday extending its losses to Tuesday where it lost another 11.71 points. The equity market made a significant recovery towards the end of the week registering gains of 55.98 points and 29.64 points on Wednesday and Thursday. Nepse rose 41.37 points or 1.47% in the week to finish at a fresh record at 2,856.77.

Children to be at high risk in third and fourth waves of COVID-19: Health ministry

Published On: June 4, 2021 05:58 PM NPT By: Republica

Govt urges hospitals to separate 20 percent of beds and arrange medical oxygen for minors

Thakur-led JSP joining Oli-led govt today

Published On: June 4, 2021 05:49 PM NPT By: Republica

JSP to get eight ministerial and two state ministerial berths

Nepal Army officer Bista receives commendation from UN

Published On: June 4, 2021 05:46 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Secretary-General of the United Nations has presented a letter of commendation to Nepal Army’s Brigadier General Bigyan Bista in recognition of his indomitable bravery and initiative in preventing ethnic violence in South Sudan.

Nepal records 6,653 new cases, 8,663 recoveries and 101 deaths on Friday

Published On: June 4, 2021 05:12 PM NPT By: Republica

The Kathmandu Valley records 1,384 new cases

Coca-Cola Foundation supports CREASION to set up an oxygen generating unit in Nepal

Published On: June 4, 2021 02:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Coca-Cola Foundation is supporting CREASION to set up an oxygen generating unit in Nepal to help the country overcome the worsening health crisis due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

E-Business Association criticizes latest restrictions imposed on e-commerce and home delivery

Published On: June 4, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 4: The E-Business Association of Nepal (EBAN) has said that the fresh prohibitory orders enforced by the district administration offices (DAOs) in the Kathmandu Valley have failed to sufficiently address provisions concerning easing of home delivery services despite multiple rounds of discussion with the authorities.