With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limboBy The Rising Nepal
A month after the fall of Kabul, the world is still wrestling with how to help Afghanistan’s impoverished people without propping up their Taliban leaders — a question that grows more urgent by the day.
Southwest China earthquake collapses homes, kills at least 3By The Rising Nepal
An earthquake destroyed houses, killed at least three people and injured dozens Thursday in southwest China’s Sichuan province.
Apples ripening in Humla, farmers happy (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
In the Himalayan district Humla, apples are about to ripen. As the apples begin to ripen, the farmers are happy. Shanti Bohara, who has 80 apple trees expressed her happiness as apples starting to ripen.
Budget Holiday strucks civil servants and development expenditureBy The Rising Nepal
The budget holiday is likely to affect the expenditure of civil servants and development expenditure but constitutional dignitaries remained unaffected. Though finance minister Janardan Sharma presented “the appropriation bill 2078 BS” in the House of Representatives (HoR) on September 14, it remained undiscussed as the main opposition party declined to discuss it.
Sankhuwasabha Massacre: Police suspects involvement of accused's brotherBy The Rising Nepal
The Sankhuwasabha Massacre, where six of the same family were killed, has taken a new turn as the police have arrested accused Lok Bahadur Karki's brother.
Women earn a living by making leaf platesBy The Rising Nepal
Making leaf plates has been a source of income for the women in Basantapur, an area in Ward No. 9 of Madhyabindu Municipality in eastern-Nawalparasi. After completing the daily household chores, the women start making leaf plates during their free time as they sit with thin bamboo spikes and leaves of Sal trees. "I earn around Rs. 7,000 to Rs. 8,000 per month by selling the leaf plates and it has also supported my family economically to some extent. It is good to utilise the free time," said Deu...
Passion for music makes Laxmi popular singerBy The Rising Nepal
Emerging singer Laxmi Acharya was fascinated with singing since childhood. Grown up listening to folk songs from her parents, she was fascinated with music from early age. Although her parents are not professional singers, their passion for music was a great inspiration for her to become a singer. Even though she has been singing since childhood, she made her mark in the field of Nepali music from 2013 through her first album ‘Malai Mero Kalule Kati Maya Garchha’. She recorded this album in...
Security intensified at TIA domestic terminal amid gold seizureBy The Rising Nepal
The Metropolitan Police Airport Security Office confiscated 3.360 kg of gold from two individuals in the baggage checking area of the Tribhuvan International Airport’s (TIA) domestic terminal on Monday. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the Airport Security Police Office identified the duo as 30-year-old Bodh Raj Bhandari of Kailali and 47-year-old Murari Raj Adhikari of Dhanusha. The duo was en-route to Biratnagar by a flight of Shree Airlines. Police informed that they seized gold necklaces,...
Government flexible to get budget ordinance endorsed: FM SharmaBy The Rising Nepal
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma ‘Prabhakar’ said that the government has opened all alternatives to pass the budget ordinance for the current fiscal year 2021/22. “We are putting all our efforts to pass the proposed budget bill from the parliament so that economic activities could move ahead smoothly,” he said to The Rising Nepal on Wednesday evening. As September 15, Wednesday, marks the 60th day since the introduction of the budget ordinance, and it is not ratified by the parliament,...
SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling tripBy The Rising Nepal
SpaceX’s first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism.