COVID-19 update: 2,071 new cases, 1,552 recoveries, tally hits 107,755By The Rising Nepal
With 2,071 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection reported on Sunday, the national COVID-19 caseload has surged to 107,755.
Dr. KC ends 28-day fast-unto-death following agreement with Govt.By The Rising Nepal
The government talks team led by Gopinath Mainali, secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the representatives of Dr. KC had reached the eight point pact last night.
Doctor says Trump no longer at risk of transmitting virusBy The Rising Nepal
The White House doctor said Saturday night that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it. The diagnosis came as the president prepared to resume campaign rallies and other activities.
Widening the horizons on Nepali MusicBy The Rising Nepal
Rohit John Chettri is a musical persona that needs no introduction to any person with remote interest in Nepali music, the pop sensation got his first break from his debut single Bistarai Bistarai and there has been no turning back for him ever since. From being the front person for the legendary act 1974 AD (new lineup) to touring around many nations of the world, collaborating with a lot of big names of the industry and much more Chettri’s vibrant musical career gives hope to many ambitious musicians...
Invest In Mental HealthBy The Rising Nepal
The extended lockdown, enforced to rein in the COVID-19 outbreak, has triggered multiple socio-economic and psychological problems. The virus has badly affected the mental health of people. The pandemic has gripped the people from all walks of life, including the doctors, students, teachers, workers, housewives and office goers. The medical workers are often fearful of bringing virus home with them. The students have lost their contacts with friends and teachers for long. They are naturally anxious...
Changing Mindset In Time Of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
It is a rare occasion that our thinking has been inundated with the threat of disease for so long in recent times. Too much of our attention is directed to the risk of illness. For about seven months, almost every newspaper has stories on the coronavirus pandemic, and radios and televisions have updates on the number of infected and latest death tolls. Social media platforms are overwhelmed with ever-increasing statistics, sometimes practical advice but also myths and falsification about the pandemic. We...
Follow The PeopleBy The Rising Nepal
In the Western world, the kings and Churches fought against each other for centuries to usurp state powers and maintain their supremacy. The third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, wrote to the Danbury Baptists Association in England, ‘Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or worship, that the legitimate powers of the government reach actions only, and not opinions. I contemplate...
I'm afraid I won't be able to ensure safety to daughter: SharmaBy The Rising Nepal
Nowadays, incidents of rape are increasing day by day. We get to hear about the rapes of minors almost every day. Nirmala Panta, a 14-year-old girl from Kanchanpur, and Samjhana BK, a 12- year-old from Bajhang were brutally murdered after rape. A few days ago, a 16-year-old teenage girl was raped by two persons in a parked bus in Bhaktapur. Even on Wednesday, a man was arrested by police on charge of raping a minor at Bagmati corridor in Sahayoginagar in Baneshwar.
International Nepali Service Society formedBy The Rising Nepal
A 21-member International Nepali Service Society has been formed under the chairmanship of Arjun Ghimire through a virtual programme organised recently. Shyam Subedi has been chosen senior vice-chairperson of the newly formed committee whereas Nitu Khatiwada as the woman vice-chairperson. Ishwar Kumar Rai, Dr. Krishna Kumar Rai, Dr. Swami Krishna, Shuresh Chandra Bhattarai, Dr. Shyam Krishna Thapa, Shankar Bhattarai and Jhalak Budhathoki are elected as regional vice-chairpersons from Asia, Europe,...
Expansion of Nepalgunj Airport in progressBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Nepalgunj Civil Aviation Office (CAO), work on expansion of Nepalgunj Airport has started gathering momentum again. Prem Nath Thakur, chief of CAO, attributed the delay to the lockdown imposed by the government to tame the COVID-19 pandemic. Stating the completion of the plane parking space during the lockdown, Thakur said that the runway expansion, terminal building construction and land acquisition had gathered pace. A 20-year master plan has proposed to upgrade the airport to...