Janata Samajbadi Party sacks Sarita Giri from posts of MP, party’s general member

२०७७ अषाढ २३, मंगलबार |  संवाददाता

KATHMANDU, July 7 | The Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) has decided to sack its leader Sarita Giri from the post of lawmaker for breaching the party whip to withdraw her amendment registered at the Parliament Secretariat against the government’s second amendment to the constitution. Similarly, the JSP also decided to remove her as the general member of the party, according to Mohammad Istiyak Rai, a leader of the party. The constitution amendment, which was aimed at updating the new administrative and political map of the country on the national emblem, was unanimously endorsed by the थप यता

Janata Samajbadi Party stages demonstration against constitution amendment bill in capital

२०७७ अषाढ १६, मंगलबार |  संवाददाता

KATHMANDU, June 30 | Taking strong exception to the constitution amendment bill which proposes granting naturalized citizenship to foreign women married to Nepali men only seven years after the marriage, the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) staged a demonstration in the capital on Tuesday. The party has claimed that the provision of a seven-year waiting period for foreign women married to Nepali men to get naturalized citizenship is discriminatory. During the protest, party leaders demanded that discrimination against women and injustice against the Madhesi people be ended. Top leaders of थप यता

Two die, one injured in rain-triggered landslides in Palpa

२०७७ अषाढ ८, सोमबार |  संवाददाता

PALPA, June 22 | Two dead bodies were recovered from the Sammobari area of Tansen Municipality-11 on Monday evening after four vehicles were hit by rain-triggered landslides on the Palpa-Gulmi road. Chief District Officer of Palpa, Ramesh Neupane said that a person who sustained injuries in the incident was rescued immediately and sent to hospital for treatment. "The landslides have damaged a tanker, a bolero jeep, a truck and a car. Two vehicles have been swept away by the landslide," Neupane told Republica Online. According to him, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force personnel are थप यता

Health ministry reports highest single-day recovery of 370 Covid-19 patients in last 24 hours

२०७७ अषाढ ८, सोमबार |  संवाददाता

KATHMANDU, June 22 | The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) on Monday reported the recovery of 370 patients of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Nepal. According to Dr Jageshwar Gautam, spokesperson for the MoHP, 370 patients of Covid-19 including 32 females and 338 males were discharged after recovery from various hospitals across the nation. Of the 370 recovered today, 265 patients were discharged from Dullu Hospital, Dailekh. Also, six patients each of Covid-19 from Covid Special Hospital, Dang and Provincial Hospital Surket, 28 from Kalikot Hospital, 37 from Salyan Hospital, थप यता

Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 23

२०७७ अषाढ ७, आईतबार |  संवाददाता

KATHMANDU, June 21| Nepal's COVID-19 death toll climbed to 23 on Sunday afternoon following the death of a 69-year-old COVID-19 patient from Chhatrakot-5 of Gulmi. According to Ministry of Health, the man was suffering from paralysis had gone to India for the treatment the lockdown period. He had come back to Nepal recently. The sexagenarian's swab specimen was collected and sent to Provincial Lab in Bhairahawa which turned positive for थप यता

Gold price hits historic high of Rs 90,600 per tola

२०७७ अषाढ ७, आईतबार |  सुनको भाउ

KATHMANDU, June 21 | The price of gold reached a historic high of Rs 90,600 per tola (11.664 grams) on Sunday. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FENEGOSIDA), the price of the precious yellow metal increased by Rs 700 per tola in two days as its price on Friday stood at Rs 89,900. After remaining shut for almost two and a half months, the bullion market opened with an increased value of Rs 10,400 per tola. Prior to this, gold was being traded for Rs 77,000 per tola in March. The FENEGOSIDA had fixed the gold price at Rs 87,400 per tola on June 7. थप यता

NCP decides to make foreign women married to Nepali nationals wait for 7 years after marriage to acquire citizenship

२०७७ अषाढ ६, शनिबार |  संवाददाता

KATHMANDU, June 20 | The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to make it mandatory for foreign women married to Nepali nationals to wait for seven years after marriage to acquire naturalized citizenship. A Secretariat meeting of the NCP held at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar on Saturday reached a decision to this effect, according to NCP Spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha. Any foreign woman marrying a Nepali national must wait for seven years after marriage and furnish documents that show the start of the process to relinquish her foreign citizenship in थप यता

Sindhupalchowk witnesses 18 new cases of COVID-19 including nine Kuwait returnees

२०७७ अषाढ ५, शुक्रबार |  संवाददाता

Sindhupalchowk, June 19 | The number of coronavirus cases in Sindhupalchowk district has spiked to 24 with 18 fresh cases reported on Thursday. Of the 18 new cases reported today, nine are among the 23 females who returned from Kuwait on June 11. Thirteen individuals who were staying at a quarantine facility at Bahunepati and five in Melamchi have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Their throat swab samples tested positive for the virus at the National Public Health Laboratory, Teku. “Of the 26 swab samples collected for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests, 18 tested positive,” said थप यता

Health Ministry confirms 16th case of fatality due to COVID-19 in Nepal

२०७७ जेष्ठ ३०, शुक्रबार |  English news

KATHMANDU, June 12 | Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday confirmed one more death due to coronavirus (COVID-19)  infection. According to spokesperson at the MoHP Dr Jageshwor Gautam, the deceased is a 57- year-old man from Malarani Rural Municipality in Arghakhanchi district. Family sources said he had returned home from the Indian state of Maharashtra 12 days ago. He was admitted to Lumbini Provincial Hospital in Butwal after he complained of respiratory difficulties. He breathed his last on his way back to his home after receiving treatment at the hospital. His थप यता

Government decides not to conduct Class 10 SEE

२०७७ जेष्ठ २९, बिहिबार |  संवाददाता

Kathmandu, Jun 11 | The government has decided not to administer the Class 10 Secondary Education Examination (SEE) suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday night decided that the National Examination Board will issue the SEE certificate based on the internal evaluation of Class 10 students carried out by the schools. Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel said this examination will be managed as the final examination of secondary education in its present modality in the long run after the Education Act in थप यता