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Law Minister seeks positive vibe to take country towards prosperity

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, has insisted on the need of positive vibe from all walks of life to lead the country towards a journey of prosperity. Speaking today at a press conference in Butwal, the minister said the federalism was a new practice in the context of Nepal,

by RSS | Feb 20
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Democracy, 'life and death issue' for NC: Deuba

Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said democracy is an issue of life and death for the Congress and none could overcome it. While inaugurating the four-star hotel Diyalo Lord today at Adarshanagar of Birgunj, leader Deuba said the party was committed toward the safeguard of democracy at any cost.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Home Minister claims success in combating crimes

Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the government has been successful in maintaining peace and security in the country. In his response to queries raised during the National Assembly (NA) session today, the minister said, "The government has achieved a success in bringing perpetrators in various unlawful incidents including violence against women to book." 

by RSS | Feb 20
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NC calls for rescuing Nepali students in trouble in Australia

The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has urged the government to immediately take necessary initiatives with the Australian government for rescuing more than 1,000 Nepali students who are in difficult circumstances after going to Australia for higher studies, and for appropriate educational arrangements for them. Party spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma made this call through a press note he issued today.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Digital Education Center set up at Central Zoo

A 'digital education center' has been set up at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel of Lalitpur. The center was established with the support of Nepal Investment Bank as honour to British biological conservationist Field Marshal Sir John Chapple who has been contributing to Nepal's biological diversity and conservation field for the past four decades,

by RSS | Feb 20
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Magar festival commences

The First Magar Festival has kicked off here today aimed at collecting funds for the preservation of the culture of the Magar community that is under threat. Gandaki Province Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung inaugurated the Festival organised by the Pun Youth Club. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Ilam Bazaar-Birtamod connected by fast track

A fast track connecting Ilam Bazar to Tarai has been opened. The project on the construction of 10-kilometer new route from Golakharka Bhanjyang to Belase via Bhangtar and Rakase has been complete, reducing the distance to reach Birtamod of Jhapa from here by 39 kilometers. People have now an option to the existing 86-kilometer

by RSS | Feb 20
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Minister Mahaseth inspects bridge

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth inspected the under-construction four-lane concrete bridge over the Mahakali river in Kanchanpur district today. He also inspected the approach road as well as the bridges being constructed on this road. After the inspection, the Physical Infrastructure Minister instructed the contractor company to speed up the road and bridge construction works. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Year 2075 BS historic in terms of legislation: Law Minister

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, said the Nepali year 2075 BS would be a historic one in terms of formulation of laws. Speaking at a discussion programme held in Butwal to clear confusions emerged regarding the issues of resource mobilization and its allocations,

by RSS | Feb 20
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Pokharel elected chair of NARMIN

Chairperson of Tamakoshi Rural Municipality (Dolakha) Iswor Chandra Pokharel was unanimously elected to the Province-3 Committee Chair of National Association of Rural Municipalities in Nepal (NARMIN). A closed door session of the NARMIN Province-3 Committee concluded on Thursday picked Pokharel as the Chair. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Austrian Foreign Affairs Minister arriving Nepal

Dr Karin Kneissl, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Republic of Austria is paying an official visit to Nepal from February 21-23 at the invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. The Austrian Foreign Minister is visiting Nepal after 30 years. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Human rights violation incidents on rise-INSEC

As many as 453 incidents of human rights violations occurred in the Karnali Province during the past one year. The incidents include human rights violation from the state side and other actors. Making public the Human Rights Year Book-2019 at Birendranagar on Tuesday, Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) shared women have been more affected from the anti-human rights incidents. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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'Chhaya Centre' into dispute after local protest

Chhaya Centre – a multi-faceted Mega Complex being operated in tourism hotspot Thamel – has come into dispute following protests from locals. Centre proprietors accused that the locals have targeted to attack the multiplex building having investment of over Rs 5 billion from 30 entrepreneurs. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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NTB gets two board members

Tourism entrepreneurs Pampha Dhamala and Boplav Poudel have been appointed as board member of Nepal Tourism Board . Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari appointed Dhamala from Dhading and Poudel from Pokhara to the posts, NTB shared through its press release.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Baglung jeep accident update: death toll reaches four

The death toll from a jeep accident occurred at Jaimini Municipality-8, Chhisti of Baglung on Tuesday has reached four. Karna Singh Pun, ward-8 member informed Tulsi Pun, accountant at Janakalyan Secondary School, Elina Pun, Priyanka Pun and Jyoti Pun, students of the same school died when the jeep (Dha 1 Ja 791) met with accident at Rapungabhir of Chhisti. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Festival of India in Nepal

A 'Festival of India in Nepal' began here today with the objective of familiarizing the new generation of Nepal about the similarities between Nepal and India. The festival to be held from 19 February to 21 March will be organised in Kathmandu and other major cities of the country.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Three killed in Jeep accident

Three people were killed in a road accident that took place today at Chisti in Jaimini municipality-8, Baglung district. The accident took place when a jeep (Dha. 1 Ja. 791) carrying students of Jana Kalyan Secondary School in Chisti met with an accident at Tunibot of Chisti, according to ward chair Bijaya Sharma Adhikari.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Media sector should be research-oriented and investigative: CM Gurung

Chief Minister of Gandaki province, Prithvi Subba Gurung, has said that media sector should be research-oriented and investigative. At a programme organsied by RSS Gandaki province office at Pokhara today on the occasion of 58th anniversary of Rastriya Samachar Samiti,

by RSS | Feb 19
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RSS marks 58th anniversary: various awards presented

Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), the national news agency, awarded its reporters, editors, photo journalists and stringers for best news, feature news, photo and audio, on the occasion of its 58th anniversary function. It also honoured its former general manager, senior employees and a senior journalist on the occasion. Minister for Communications and Information Technology,

by RSS | Feb 19
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PM Oli urges to keep national interest above

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged to keep national interest above the party. Receiving the memorandum submitted by Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) today, Prime Minister Oli said that making the democratic republic, gained from peaceful movement, strong is the national need. 

by RSS | Feb 19