The Threat Of Nipah VirusBy The Rising Nepal
Recent news about Nipah virus outbreaks in neighbouring India has caused concern over its spread in Nepal. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) accordingly has urged the public to remain alert for possible spread of infection.
Stimulus To Revive Virus-hit EconomyBy The Rising Nepal
The COVID-19 crisis severely affected Africa’s private sector last year. Many countries suffered economic recessions. According to a paper published by the KfW development bank and its French counterpart Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the worst hit sectors were oil and gas as well as tourism. The support programmes that African governments offered paled in comparison with those launched elsewhere. The report assesses the measures African government
Rare bird species sighted in IlamBy The Rising Nepal
Rare species of birds have been recorded in different areas of Suryodaya Municipality and Rong Rural Municipality of Ilam. A three-day study led by the Koshi Bird Society in Kanyam of Suryodaya Municipality and Kutidanda area of Rong Rural Municipality has found various species of birds considered rare in Nepal. Sanjeev Acharya, President of the Koshi Bird Society, said that the species of birds such as ban tiktike (Forest Wagtail), rato dhande puspa kukil (Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker),...
COVID-19 update: 835 new cases, 1,234 recoveries, 16 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,540 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 835 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday through its regular update.
Rajkumar Santoshi to launch daughter Tanisha Santoshi in Gandhi vs GodseBy The Rising Nepal
Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi is all set to launch her daughter Tanisha Santoshi in his next directorial venture, Gandhi vs Godse. It is a period drama based on noted writer Asghar Wajahat’s play.
The 'world's safest city' for 2021 revealedBy The Rising Nepal
Denmark's capital jumped from joint eighth place in 2019 to the top of the list, largely thanks to the introduction of an environmental security section, which the city scored particularly well in, along with personal security. "One key factor that makes Copenhagen such a safe city is its low crime rate, currently at its lowest level in more than a decade," Lars Weiss, lord mayor of Copenhagen, says in the report.
How Europe's hospitals are faring in the face of another pandemic fallBy The Rising Nepal
Much of Europe has opened up to international visitors and scaled back Covid-19 restrictions since a wave of cases swept the continent in the spring. Those steps back toward pre-Covid life have been accompanied by a gradual rise in cases and hospitalizations in many nations, with the more transmissible Delta variant dominant in the region.
US military: We did kill 10 civilians in Kabul drone strikeBy The Rising Nepal
A United States military investigation into a deadly Kabul drone strike on a vehicle in August has found it killed 10 civilians and the driver and that the vehicle targeted was likely not a threat associated with ISIS-K, announced Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top general of US Central Command, at the Pentagon on Friday.
India gives 25M vaccine doses on Modi’s birthdayBy The Rising Nepal
India gave out 25 million doses during a special COVID-19 vaccination drive organized on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday.
Government expenditure increases by 30 per centBy The Rising Nepal
The federal expenditure for the first two months of the current fiscal year has increased by 30 per cent in comparison to the same period of the previous fiscal year (FY).