Future of Lake Tahoe clarity in question as wildfires worsenBy The Rising Nepal
When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America’s largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters.
New houses to 50 landslide-affected familiesBy The Rising Nepal
Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has handed over a new settlement to the flood and landslide victims in Kalikot’s Narharinath Rural Municipality on Wednesday. A new settlement was built for the families who lost their houses and kin to the floods and landslides last year. It has been constructed in Sugarkhal, Ward No. 4 of the municipality, under coordination between local and provincial government.
Over 17 % of population fully vaccinated against COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
The government has been conducting vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on a priority basis, and over 17 per cent Nepali people have been fully vaccinated as of Thursday. As vaccine is the only way to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has planned to inoculate 78 per cent of the population. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 6,057,192 people (19.9 per cent) have taken their first dose of the vaccine and 5,473,151 people (17.52 per cent) have been fully vaccinated...
National Science Day todayBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology will observe the 9th National Science Day throughout the country on Friday. This year, the day is being marked with the theme ‘Quality Development of Science and Technology: Easy Way from Disaster and Pandemic’. The week-long programme has begun on September 13 and will continue till September 19.
Rail And RelationsBy The Rising Nepal
It goes without saying that Nepal and India have enjoyed cordial relations at political, economic and cultural levels since time immemorial. Nepal not only imports a lot of consumer and other goods from the southern neighbour but also utilises some of the Indian ports for international trade. With better road, railway and air connectivity and necessary institutional development, the trade relations between the two nations have been enhanced further. Inked in 2004, the Railway Services
Gonzalo In News SchemataBy The Rising Nepal
When Nepal's Maoist movement departed from a path similar to the one adopted in Peru under the leadership of Abimael Guzmán in the 1980s and 90s, the country ushered in the peace process. Thus, Nepali Maoists are different from Peruvian Maoists. Nevertheless, last week, the political enthusiasts along with the senior political leaders in Nepal recalled Gonzalo who had attained the fame of mythical proportions. The news of his demise invoked their memory of his attempt to become the fourth sword...
UN Is Key Source Of RecognitionBy The Rising Nepal
Whenever a new government comes to power or a new state emerges, the question of gaining international recognition assumes added significance. Such recognition is needed for enabling the government or state to access the external support and aid. Recognition from other states or governments provides any new government an opportunity to become a part of the larger international community. The recent upheaval in Afghanistan leading to the hasty withdrawal of US and NATO forc
Curb Vengeful CrimesBy The Rising Nepal
It is quite terrifying to hear that a majority of murders these days are committed by close relatives of the victims. This highlights the growing social animosity and a lack of humanity among people. While the causes behind such homicides can be varied, one of the most common is personal revenge in the name of honour. The recent killing of six members of a family in a village of Sankhuwasabha district was very shocking. Tej Bahadur Karki, his mother, spouse, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren...
Rohingya refugees continue to enter Nepal illegallyBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Police have said that some Stateless Rohingyas have been found entering Nepal via Kakarbhitta border in eastern Nepal for the past few days. The incident came to light after 14 Rohingya refugees, including some children, were found to have entered Nepal and got apprehended when they arrived in Kathmandu on September 12. According to the Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha, they entered Nepal from the Rohingya refugee camp of Bangladesh via India through Kakarbhitta. After entering Nepal, they...
MoHP reports 1,165 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 11,208 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,165 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Thursday through its regular update.