Joint market monitoring to begin ahead of festive season

Kathmandu: The government has decided to conduct a joint market monitoring in Kathmandu Valley ahead of festive season. According to the Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection, a joint team led by the department including District Administration Office, Department of Food Technology and Quality Control and Weights and Measures and Nepal Quality Department will… Continue reading Joint market monitoring to begin ahead of festive season

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Nepali workers stranded in Qatar rescued

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Kathmandu (Rashtriya Samachar Samiti): Four workers stranded in Qatar without money to buy air tickets have been rescued at the initiative of the Nepali Embassy and the Non-Resident Nepali Association, Qatar. Bikas Shahi from Bajura, Asmita Lama from Kathmandu, Mohan Poudel from Bhojpur and Uday Kumar Yadav from Mahottari have been sent to Nepal by… Continue reading Nepali workers stranded in Qatar rescued

Former Ambassador Rukmashamsher Rana passes away

Kathmandu: Former Ambassador to India Rukmashamsher Rana has passed away. Rana has died last night at his residence in Battisputali at the age of 85. He had been undergoing regular dialysis after the kidney transplant. Rukmashamsher, the youngest son of Nepali Congress founder Shuvarnashamsher, was India’s ambassador from 2009 to 2011. He was also twice… Continue reading Former Ambassador Rukmashamsher Rana passes away

PM requests to speak about MCC with reasonable argument

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the people not to engage in unnecessary politics regarding the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of the US aid project. Addressing a meeting of the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party on Tuesday, Deuba said that those who did not understand the MCC had made more noise than those who… Continue reading PM requests to speak about MCC with reasonable argument

382 houses inundated in Kathmandu flood

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Kathmandu: Three hundred and eighty-two houses have been inundated in Kathmandu due to floods. Police have rescued 138 people till afternoon from the flood. The riverside settlements have been inundated due to the rains since last night. The residents of the settlement were rescued by the police and taken to a safe place. According to… Continue reading 382 houses inundated in Kathmandu flood

President convenes Parliament session on September 8

Kathmandu: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has called for a session of both the Houses of the Federal Parliament on September 8 at 4 pm. As per the recommendation of the cabinet meeting held on Saturday, President Bhandari has called for a session of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly. It is customary for… Continue reading President convenes Parliament session on September 8

More than 66,000 foreign tourists arrive in eight months

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Kathmandu (Rashtriya Samachar Samiti): In the eight months of 2021, more than 66,000 foreign tourists have visited Nepal. According to the data provided by the Nepal Tourism Board, 66,966 foreign tourists have visited Nepal from January to August this year. In August, 5,917 foreign tourists entered Nepal by air. Five thousand 83 foreigners have left… Continue reading More than 66,000 foreign tourists arrive in eight months

860 people rescued from Afghanistan so far

Kathmandu: Stating that the process of rescuing Nepalis from Afghanistan and repatriating them as soon as possible is underway, the government has said that two people arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday night and one on Friday. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that coordination is being made with the concerned agencies to repatriate those… Continue reading 860 people rescued from Afghanistan so far

Class 12 examination to begin from Sept 15

Kathmandu: The National Examination Board (NEB) has decided to conduct the Class 12 examination from September 15. Earlier the exam was postponed owing to covid threat. A meeting of the National Examination Board on Wednesday decided to conduct the examination in the physical presence of the students. The government has also vaccinated class 11 and… Continue reading Class 12 examination to begin from Sept 15

KMC to collect garbage piled up in Kathmandu Valley starting from tomorrow

Kathmandu: Garbage piled up in the Kathmandu Valley will be picked up from Wednesday. A meeting convened by Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidhya Sundar Shakya, Chief District Officer of Kathmandu, Director General of Roads Department, Senior Superintendent of Police and others has decided to pick up garbage from tomorrow. Mayor Shakya said that the decision… Continue reading KMC to collect garbage piled up in Kathmandu Valley starting from tomorrow