NC may change general convention calendarBy The Rising Nepal
The Nepali Congress on Wednesday concluded that its 14th general convention related calendar would be amended by looking at the COVID-19 situation in the country. A meeting of the sitting and former office bearers of the party held on Wednesday at the Budhanilkantha-based residence of party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba decided this, said NC spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma after the meeting.
Abstract artworks reflect artists’ imagination power: RanaBy The Rising Nepal
An artist and a successful woman entrepreneur Shivangini Rana has come up with her first solo art exhibition. Entitled “Bold and Beautiful”, her abstract art works painted in acrylic colour are now put in display at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal, Revisited.
Biden to launch vaccine push for millions of federal workersBy The Rising Nepal
Hoping to set a model for employers nationwide, President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that millions of federal workers must show proof they’ve received a coronavirus vaccine or submit to regular testing and stringent social distancing, masking and travel restrictions.
Wild elephants destroy housesa, crops in JhapaBy The Rising Nepal
Locals in different parts of Jhapa have been affected as wild elephants entered the villages and destroyed properties. A group of wild elephants entered Ward 11 and 8 of Shivasatakshi Municipality on Monday and destroyed houses and damaged crops. “The elephants destroyed some houses and even caused damage in crops and maize fields,” said ward chairman Bhairab Kumar Shrestha.
1.165 kg gold hidden inside coffee maker seized in TIABy The Rising Nepal
A man has been arrested from the Tribhuvan International Airport Tuesday with 1.165 kilograms of gold hidden inside a coffee maker. The Metropolitan Police Airport Security Office identified the individual as Padam Pariyar, a permanent resident of Gorkha.
Check Fake InformationBy The Rising Nepal
Infodemic, according to World Health Organisation (WHO), is too much information, including false or misleading one, in digital and physical environments during a disease outbreak. With the proliferation of information technology (IT), especially social media and the internet, generating, storing and disseminating information has become so rapid that it has started travelling the world at lightning speed. On the one hand, information is power because it encapsulates data, which is the bread and butter...
Democratic Competence Key To Political LeadershipBy The Rising Nepal
Recent political developments in Nepal do attest to the fact that democracy is here to stay as it has been accepted as the formal rule of the political game, especially in the transition and changeover of the government leadership. The departure of KP Sharma Oli as prime minister voluntarily in adherence of the verdict of the Supreme Court indicates that political leaders regardless their stature and ideology do follow, abide by and uphold the norms and values of democracy. It sh
Bridging Health’s Racial DivideBy The Rising Nepal
New York – After the late Arthur Ashe contracted HIV/AIDS, he commented that the heaviest burden he had to bear was not the disease but being born black in America. In addition to facing systemic racism, black people in the United States suffer disproportionately from disease and have shorter life expectancies and less healthy lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, African-American and indigenous communities have suffered dramatically higher rates of hospitalisation and death
Colonisation & Pidgin EnglishBy The Rising Nepal
When people are greedy and lack resources of their own, they tend to do anything to get resources and other economic benefits from other people and nations. They can become as brutal as they can to achieve their ends. We can take an example of the European expansion and the slave trade in Africa. The colonisers not only took full advantage of gold, spices and the fertile land, but also enslaved and sold people. Humans, just because they were not like Europeans, were treated lowly,
Prez Bhandari administers oath of office, secrecy to newly appointed province chiefsBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Province Chiefs, Amik Sherchan and Prithvi Man Gurung, Province Chief of the Lumbini and the Gandaki provinces respectively.