11 hurt in Ilam jeep plunge

Dependency on rice increasing, annual import touches 50 billion

The government statistics for the last decade indicate the country's rising dependency on rice. In the fiscal year 2069-70 BS (2012-13), rice worth Rs 20 billion were imported into the country and the figure rose by 150 per cent to touch Rs 50 billion in the first eleven months of the current fiscal.

Three more cholera cases confirmed in Kathmandu

Three more cases of cholera have been confirmed in the Kathmandu Valley.

President emphasizes on role of law education for promotion of rule of law

She described law education as the basis for establishing the rule of law. President Bhandari said this addressing the 68th founding day of Nepal Law Campus, a constituent college of the Tribhuvan University, here today.

Railway Bill passed

Responding to queries raised by lawmakers over amendment proposals in course of clause-wise discussion of the Bill, Minister Yadav said the issues put forth by lawmakers regarding the bill would be addressed through regulation.

India starts on single-use plastic ban

India banned some single-use or disposable plastic products Friday as part of a federal plan to phase out the ubiquitous material in the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people.

President emphasizes on role of law education for promotion of rule of law

She described law education as the basis for establishing the rule of law. President Bhandari said this addressing the 68th founding day of Nepal Law Campus, a constituent college of the Tribhuvan University, here today.

Bust of Prakash Dahal unveiled

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) built the bust at International Memorial Park located at Kakani Rural Municipality-6 in Nuwakot district.

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11 hurt in Ilam jeep plunge

Mangalbare, July 1: At least 11 people were hurt when a jeep skidded off the road and fell around 200 meters at Milagolai of Ilam Municipality-1 along the Ilam-Nepaltar Puwakhola section of the Mechi Highway on Friday. Of the injured, four reported to be in serious condition were referred to Jhapa for further treatment while others were receiving treatment at Ilam Hospital, said the police. The identity of the injured has yet to be established. The ill-fated vehicle (Ko 1 Ja 3329) was headed to Jhapa from Thumbedin in the Taplejung district. (RSS)

Dependency on rice increasing, annual import touches 50 billion

The government statistics for the last decade indicate the country's rising dependency on rice. In the fiscal year 2069-70 BS (2012-13), rice worth Rs 20 billion were imported into the country and the figure rose by 150 per cent to touch Rs 50 billion in the first eleven months of the current fiscal.

President emphasizes on role of law education for promotion of rule of law

She described law education as the basis for establishing the rule of law. President Bhandari said this addressing the 68th founding day of Nepal Law Campus, a constituent college of the Tribhuvan University, here today.

Bust of Prakash Dahal unveiled

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) built the bust at International Memorial Park located at Kakani Rural Municipality-6 in Nuwakot district.

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India starts on single-use plastic ban

India banned some single-use or disposable plastic products Friday as part of a federal plan to phase out the ubiquitous material in the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people.

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Railway Bill passed

Responding to queries raised by lawmakers over amendment proposals in course of clause-wise discussion of the Bill, Minister Yadav said the issues put forth by lawmakers regarding the bill would be addressed through regulation.

Dependency on rice increasing, annual import touches 50 billion

The government statistics for the last decade indicate the country's rising dependency on rice. In the fiscal year 2069-70 BS (2012-13), rice worth Rs 20 billion were imported into the country and the figure rose by 150 per cent to touch Rs 50 billion in the first eleven months of the current fiscal.

US stocks see worst first half drop since 1970

US stocks have seen their worst first half of a year since 1970, as concerns grow over how steps to curb inflation will affect economic growth. In the last six months, the benchmark S&P 500 index fell 20.6%, while other major US indexes also dropped sharply.

Collaborative forests nurture 350,000 saplings for plantation

Three collaborative forests in Kapilvastu have nurtured 350,000 saplings with different species.

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‘Fearless’ England excite Anderson as India sweat on Rohit

James Anderson cannot wait to rejoin a “fearless” England team, unlike any he has known in two decades of international cricket, in this week’s long-delayed India series finale.

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I am here to serve the people of Lalitpur: Mayor

Chiri Babu Maharjan, who had won by less than 400 votes in the last local election, was re-elected as the mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) this time around by a margin of more than 18,000. Serving his second and final term as the head of the metropolis, Maharjan has promised to complete the projects from his first tenure and continue to serve the interests of the people. The Rising Nepal’s Aashish Mishra talked with the mayor to learn about his plans for the next five years. Excerpts:

Riders demand cycle lanes, Govt. lacks policy

For the poorest urban sector, who often cannot afford private vehicles, walking and cycling can provide a form of transport while reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, diabetes, and even death.

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Railway Bill passed

Responding to queries raised by lawmakers over amendment proposals in course of clause-wise discussion of the Bill, Minister Yadav said the issues put forth by lawmakers regarding the bill would be addressed through regulation.