Why Nepal Is Exemplar Of Nutrition MovementBy The Rising Nepal
On September 1, Bill Gates, co-founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in his blog, GatesNotes, write why some countries excel at saving lives. He further explains in a short video about the exemplary activities performed by Nepal to reduce stunting from 57 per cent in 2001 to 36 per cent in 2016. The credit, as per Gates, goes to few key interventions - investment in health system that increased births in health facilities, improved sanitation practices like open defecation free areas, thereby...
US Polls MatterBy The Rising Nepal
The United States is set to go to 59th quadrennial presidential election on November 3. The voters will elect the electors who in turn will vote on December 14 to either elect a new leadership or provide a mandate to continue the Trump administration. The entire nation will have the Electoral College with a total of 538 electors. A presidential candidate is required to gain at least 270 electoral votes to be the winner. Article two of the US Constitution has clearly defined criteria for a person...
Chitwan National Park to conduct study on rising rhino deathsBy The Rising Nepal
Chitwan National Park (CNP) is planning to carry out a study on the increasing deaths of one-horned rhinos in the park. “The study will try to find out the causes of deaths and it will suggest measures to help reduce the mortality, said information officer at the CNP Ashok Ram. The study is being conducted in coordination with the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) under the direction of Director-General of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Prem Narayan Kandel. Wildlife...
Market monitoring intensified in PokharaBy The Rising Nepal
Market monitoring has been expedited in coordination of the District Administration Office, Kaski, targeting the upcoming festivals. Gokul Sharma Poudel, chief of the office of Industry, Commerce and Consumers Protection, Pokhara, said that the monitoring was intensified after receiving complaints of artificial price hikes. He, however, said that the prices of pulses, rice and sugar were declining instead of increasing. "The price of food grains is declining. If someone is cheated or gets suspected...
Lockdown in Valley not in priority: GyawaliBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday said imposing lockdown again in the Katmandu Valley was not an instant priority and wish of the government. Speaking at a press conference organised to make the decisions of Cabinet public at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Minister Gyawali said the government had not yet reached any conclusion of imposing lockdown again in the Valley.
No confidence motion filed against Karnali CM ShahiBy The Rising Nepal
A proposal of no confidence motion has been registered against Chief Minister of Karnali State, Mahendra Bahadur Sahi, by the State Assembly members of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP). Addressing to the chief whip of the NCP on Sunday, 18 State Assembly members registered a jointly signed no confidence motion against Shahi. It has been said that the motion of no confidence proposal was registered under the leadership of Yamlal Kandel by stating various reasons. This is the first vote of...
Master's in Maths, Timilsina turned into buffalo farming and now earns Rs. 2 lakh a monthBy The Rising Nepal
Timilsina earns around 60 lakhs per year from selling milk and saves up to 30 to 35 lakhs per year after deducting the household expenses.
Education minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel tests positive for COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has tested positive for COVID-19.
With 22 new fatalities, Nepal's COVID-19 death toll spikes to 636By The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Sunday 22 COVID-19 related deaths. A total of 22 people, five females and 17 males, succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.
1,416 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu ValleyBy The Rising Nepal
In 12,427 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,416 persons, 529 females and 1,416 males, were found with the novel coronavirus infection in the Valley itself, revealed the daily report released by the MoHP today.