Two killed, seven injured in jeep accidentRSS
Two people have died and seven others have sustained injuries when a jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Yamdi on the Pokhara-Baglung highway on Saturday evening.
Constitutional Bench hearing petitions on HoR dissolution case from todayRSS
Hearing will take place in the Constitutional Bench continuously from today on the writ petitions registered at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.
Nepali mountaineers set record, first to scale Mount K2 in winterRitu Raj Subedi
A team of 10 Nepali mountaineers has successfully climbed Mount K2 in Pakistan, becoming the first climbers to scale the 8,611 metres tall peak in the winter season.
Deuda song competition in HumlaThe Rising Nepal
A Deuda song competition held at Unapani of Sarkegard Rural Municipality-Ward-3, Humla, on Friday. The competition was organised with the aim of conveying the message of cleanliness and ways to stay safe from coronavirus. The competition was held between the members of women groups of the village, said Gajbir Rawat, Ward Chairman of Sarkegard- 3.
The most famous Nepali youtube musicians and their recent releasesThe Rising Nepal
Sushant KC is an up and coming name in the Nepali music industry whose first musical debut was his 2016s’ most prominent soulful tune Aama. Four and a half years later with nearly two dozen singles under his belt, the singer’s popularity is only growing with each passing day as his most viewed track Maya Ma has reached 22 million views and his official channel engaging 611 thousand subscribers with only his original musical content. Not much artist can proudly acclaim this huge fan following...
Drama theatres reopenThe Rising Nepal
Remaining shut for 10 months, the drama theatres have reopened since Thursday. All the theatres and cinemas were shut in March last year because of coronavirus.
An App For PublicThe Rising Nepal
With the launch of the Nagarik App or citizen's app, the government has offered an opportunity to citizens to avail its services from a single online platform. The people can revel in the luxury of staying at a place to get the services provided by the gover
NC’s Ambivalence Under ScrutinyRitu Raj Subedi
Nepali Congress (NC) is the biggest beneficiary of the collapse of communist-led government but it has become ambivalent about the current political crisis. The ‘oldest democratic party’ is now divided on how to deal with the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR). In principle, it has objected to the disbanding of the parliament, and launched a series of protests against it. At the same time, it has refrained from making the demand of the House restoration, a view that has p
Ensuring Safety Of Construction WorkersThe Rising Nepal
More than 6,000 deaths occur every single day due to work-related accidents or diseases according to an ILO estimate. Every year about 2.3 million people around the world succumb to work-related accidents or diseases. Around 340 million occupational accidents and 1
Journalism Icon Still In PrisonThe Rising Nepal
Among many forms of journalism, the investigative journalism is the toughest, as it seeks to provide factual information to public. For getting authentic information, visiting the streets and slums cannot be sufficient. For such information, a reporter having zeal either has to follow a private or public institution or work secretly with the help of agents or technology. In the past, the use of one or many agents was common. But today, technology is being used to make a scoop on social, political...
Pilgrims at Pashupati reach pre-pandemic levelThe Rising Nepal
The sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath opened on December 16 after remaining shut for nine months. Since then, it has been attracting a large number of visitors, almost comparable to the pre-pandemic days, said Dr. Milan Kumar Thapa, treasurer of the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT). “Mondays and Saturdays are especially crowded,” he said.
Four, including two minors, held for motorcycle theftThe Rising Nepal
Rajan Potamaha, a resident of Suryabinayak Municipality, had parked his motorcycle at the parking beside the Ram Temple at Ward 4 of Bhaktapur Municipality on Thursday. However, when Potamaha came back to take the motorcycle, it was missing. Potamaha immediately dialled 100, Nepal Police helpline number, and informed about his stolen motorcycle. Potamaha’s was a 220cc red-colour pulsar motorcycle registered under Baa 32 Pa 7953.
Nepal’s COVID-19 recovery reaches 261,044 with 97.8% recovery rateThe Rising Nepal
COVID-19 recovery tally rose to 261,044 on Saturday, with 477 patients recovering from the virus in the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) today confirmed that 477 COVID-19 patients recovered while 240 new infections and six COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours across the country. The national recovery rate now stands at 97.75 per cent, according to MoHP. With today’s new cases, the national COVID-19 caseload has reached 267,056. Of the 3,819 Real-Time...
Grade XII results this weekThe Rising Nepal
National Examination Board (NEB), Sanothimi Bhaktapur has said that Grade XII result will be made public within this week. NEB said that it was now verifying the answer sheets of the students after completing the data entry work. Prof. Dr. Chandramani Poudel, chairperson of the NEB, said that though the board had started working towards making the results out by December 31, that could not happen as so as many schools were yet to send the answer sheets of their students.
Security bodies begin preparations for free, fair electionsPurushottam Khatri
Following government instruction last week to tighten security preparations for the forthcoming elections, the four security bodies - the Nepal Army (NA), the Armed Police Force (APF), the Nepal Police and the National Intelligence Department - have begun analysing the safety concerns while also establishing security cells. Especially, Nepal Police Headquarters has formed a Central Election Preparation and Coordination Cell under the Command of Additional Inspector General (AIG) Bishwa Raj Pokharel,...
Govt working to bring smiles on faces of people: PM OliThe Rising Nepal
Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he had saved the country by stopping those who wanted to ruin it. Addressing a cadres’ conclave of NCP in Kathmandu on Saturday, Prime Minister Oli clarified that he had done the job of bringing smile on the face of the country and its people. The courts should be allowed to function independently in a democracy, he said adding that the government had done all its work openly and transparently.
This visit has cemented Nepal-India ties: GyawaliThe Rising Nepal
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that his visit to India has further consolidated the intimate and multidimensional relations between two inextricably linked neighbours -- Nepal and India. While there, both countries held in-depth discussions on the review of 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty, report of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) and sorting out the border disputes. Talking to journalists upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Saturday afternoon,...
Rautahat’s community schools in pathetic conditionThe Rising Nepal
Even though the government has invested heavily in community schools in Rautahat district, that investment has not been translated into the improvement in their physical infrastructure and the quality of education they offer. The condition of community schools in urban areas can be considered acceptable but of those in the rural areas of the district is deplorable. They have suffered under the negligence of their teachers and headmasters who do not adhere to the class timings and show up and leave...