KATHMANDU, Feb 19: All the 175 Nepali nationals evacuated from China's Hubei province who have been kept in quarantine at Kharipati of Bhaktapur since Sunday morning have tested negative for the coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The government, in a bid to repatriate Nepali students in corona-virus-hit Hubei province in China, will fly them to Nepal in the wee hours of coming Sunday. Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA)'s Secretary Kedar Bahadur Adhikari told National News Agency (RSS) that the government has made arrangements to return the Nepalis from Wuhan in China.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: As part of Government of India’s post-earthquake-reconstruction efforts in Nepal, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is organizing an exposure visit of 21 elected local government representatives from Nuwakot district of Nepal to India from February 10 to 14.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday urged Nepali policy makers to adopt policies to provide a conducive environment for media freedom.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwor Pokharel on Sunday stressed the need to have extensive discussion to minimize the climate change effects and adaption arguing that Nepal was worst hit by the climate change.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday said the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Program and United States Indo-Pacific Strategy were two different things, and that there was no need to link them together.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Amrita Dhakal, 32, of Saurapana, Gorkha could have been a successful entrepreneur today if only she had not dreamt of going to Japan and earning Rs 300,000 a month. Giving in to this lofty dream, she fell victim to a fraudster and she ended up selling off her clothing store, which was bringing her a steady income.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Millennium Challenge Account-Nepal (MCA- Nepal) has clarified that the US government has been providing a compact grant for infrastructure developments in Nepal through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and has appealed for timely ratification of the MCC Compact.
The government has decided to establish Defense University at Perungedanda of Banepa Municipality of Kavrepalanchok district. The recent meeting of the Council of Ministers has given permission to establish the university at the place.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepal is to draw the attention of the 25th conference of parties (COP-25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards the direct negative impact of global warming as can be seen in the rapid melting of snow in the Himalayas.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow eligible voters, who have not have voters' identity cards for some reason, to cast their ballots in tomorrow's by-election based on the biometric identity cards issued by the government bodies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission Anup Raj Sharma on Sunday accused the government of not being serious towards resolving the much-delayed transitional justice process.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Federation of Nepali Journalists will organize a nation-wide demonstration on Sunday to exert pressure on the government and concerned stakeholders to ensure press freedom and protection of journalists.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Supreme Court said on Thursday that Ncell, a private telecom company, can pay only Rs 21.10 billion in capital gains tax against the Rs 39.06 billion determined by the Large Taxpayers' Office under the Nepal government.
KAHMANDU, Nov 21: The government has banned the use of private vehicles for public transport, apparently with a view to restrict various popular ride hailing services currently in operation in Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Conflict victims waiting for justice for decades now feel cheated once again by the government with the committee formed to recommend new TJ officials preparing to entrust "incompetent" persons with the responsibility of providing justice to them.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Co-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the upcoming by-election is going to be a litmus test for the current government to demonstrate its popularity.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The meeting of the committee formed to recommend the names of the officer-bearers for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has decided to make public the recommended names on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: On behalf of the Indian government, EXIM Bank of India has released Nepali rupees 3.10 billion to Government of Nepal from concessional Line of Credit towards reimbursement of 3rd tranche of housing reconstruction in Nuwakot and Gorkha districts.