NC's ward convention in 20 districts on Sept 21By The Rising Nepal
Nepali Congress Central Election Committee on Friday said that it would hold ward level general convention of all remaining 20 districts on September 21 under the party’s 14th general convention. The Committee has already deputed election officers in additional seven districts, where the active membership row was recently resolved.
Festive season security plan comes into effect in KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range in coordination with Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari, has launched a special security plan for Dashain-Tihar and other festivals. Police have introduced the security plan in Kathmandu to reduce criminal activities on the eve of the festivals. According to Chief and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ashok Singh, a security plan has come into effect in Kathmandu from September 17.
Breaking The Sluggish PoliticsBy The Rising Nepal
The coalition government, led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, has a comfortable majority in the House of Representatives. It controls the government of all the provinces. But three factors are troubling him to make the government take full shape and acquire longevity. First, the opposition CPN-UML outnumbers each of the components of the coalition in the parliament and stokes the spike of outrage and brawl. Second, the persistent suspicion of the official political and legal circles about the...
Implementing Life Skills Education CurriculumBy The Rising Nepal
The Government of Nepal introduced Social Studies and Life Skills Education Curriculum in 2020 for grade 11 and 12 as a compulsory subject at first, but it turned out to be an optional one later on following intense debates and discussions. This was the first time that ‘Life Skills Education Curriculum’ was implemented in the history of Nepal’s formal education in line with National Curriculum Framework for School Education, 2019 with its third amendments in the context of federalism. Based...
Two stolen Nepali artefacts located in USBy The Rising Nepal
Two Nepali artefacts have been located at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, USA. The artefacts are a 14th-century figure of a flying Gandharva from Itumbahal, Kathmandu, and a 17th-century Toran. Both are made of wood. According to Lost Arts of Nepal, a Facebook page that tracks the whereabouts of Nepal’s stolen artefacts, the Gandharva was stolen from Itumbahal, Kathmandu, and the Toran from the Yampi Mahavihar, Lalitpur. The exact date of theft has not been ascertained.
Xi addresses SCO meeting via video link (with full text)By The Rising Nepal
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday addressed the 21st meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing via video link.
New Zealand call off Pakistan tour minutes before first ODI citing security concernsBy The Rising Nepal
New Zealand has called off their limited-overs tour of Pakistan citing security concerns, leaving fans of the sport as well as the PCB unimpressed.
Carbon emitters 'fail to disclose climate risks'By The Rising Nepal
A lack of detail in financial reporting will dramatically reduce firms' chances of meeting global emissions targets, researchers have warned. There is no way of knowing if money is being put into sustainable activities, Carbon Tracker said. Firms also need to be more transparent as to how they will hit sustainability targets, the think tank said.
1,086 new cases of COVID-19, 1,351 recoveries, 10 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 8,665 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,086 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the MoHP on Friday through its regular update.
Shop sales fall for fourth month as more dine outBy The Rising Nepal
Retail sales in the UK fell for the fourth month in a row in August, but people spent more time eating and drinking in bars and restaurants. Sales fell by 0.9 per cent in August, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, following a 2.8 per cent fall in July.