Got married to my everything: Rajkummar RaoBy The Rising Nepal
Bollywood actors Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa are now a married couple after dating each other for over a decade. The two lovebirds tied-the-knot in Chandigarh on Monday and Rajkummar said that he got married to his everything.
Minister Rijal emphasises inter-ministerial coordinationBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Defence Dr. Minendra Rijal has said that inter-ministerial coordination, cooperation and collaboration is essential for the timely completion of national pride projects with assurance of quality. Delivering concluding remarks after the meeting of the first quarterly progress review of the current fiscal year 2021/22 and Ministerial Development Action Committee (MDAC) on Monday, Minister Dr. Rijal directed the participating representatives from various ministries to act responsibly considering...
Licence application to be closed during office hoursBy The Rising Nepal
People wishing to apply for a driver’s licence will now only be able to do so outside of office hours. Issuing a press release on Monday, Spokesperson for the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) Dr. Lok Nath Bhusal informed that the online application system would not be operational from 10 am to 5 pm. “We decided to shut the system down during office hours because the excessive load was impacting other licence-related services provided by the DoTM,” Bhusal said in the release. The...
Heed prevention, treatment of influenza: DoctorsBy The Rising Nepal
The weekly bulletins by the Epidemiological and Disease Control Division (EDCD) showed that around 1,600 cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) have been reported from across the country since October.
82.8% of revenue target metBy The Rising Nepal
The government has collected about 82.81 per cent of revenue of the total target in the last Fiscal Year 2020/21, according to the annual report of the Financial Comptroller General's Office (FCGO). Chief Financial Comptroller General, Suman Raj Aryal, submitted the report to Finance Minister Janardan Sharma on Tuesday. The government had targeted to collect Rs. 1072 billion revenue, including Rs. 912.94 billion tax and Rs. 159.33 billion non-tax revenue, last year. But it was able to collect Rs....
Need To Commercialise Coffee FarmingBy The Rising Nepal
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Out of two most important species of coffee, Nepal's plantation is Arabica Coffee which accounts for more than 70 per cent of the world’s production. Coffee has stimulating effect on human health because of its 'caffeine' content. Along wi
Inflation hurts consumers, remittance shrinksBy The Rising Nepal
The consumer price inflation has increased in the first three months of the current fiscal year 2021/22. According to the current macroeconomic and financial report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on Tuesday, the year-on-year (y-o-y) consumer price inflation stood at 4.24 per cent in the third month of 2021/22 compared to 3.79 per cent a year ago. Food and beverage inflation stood at 3.63 per cent whereas non-food and service inflation stood at 4.72 per cent in the review month.
Nip Corruption In BudBy The Rising Nepal
Corruption is an enemy of the development, progress and peace of the country. It may be creeping in every layer of institutions - be it in the public or private spheres of the society. Abuse of authority, financial misappropriation, bribery and poor public procurement practices can be described as corruption or irregularity but it may have wider tentacles and may be prevalent in subtle forms. Laxity in work, under performance, evading taxes, exploiting peop
Leaders, Lackeys And LapdogsBy The Rising Nepal
A season of political jamborees has started in Nepal. Parties are set to hold mandatory national congresses. All major parties are doing their homework for their gala meetings probably within a couple months. CPN-UML seems to be ahead in this process. The UML is holding its national congress in Chitwan this month in which it expects to pull a crowd of at least half a million people on the bank of Narayani River. Other parties are to follow. Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre, too, have announced...
Enacting Effective Cybersecurity PolicyBy The Rising Nepal
Early one morning a woman and her husband called me from a neighbouring district of Kathmandu Valley (names not disclosed for her privacy purpose) in a frantic emotional state. After I calmed her a bit, she shared the following facts with me. I knew that she had been stalked by a police officer for some time and it was disturbing her. We had addressed that harassment case. Her husband was supportive, so they had overcome it. That morning, she informed me that her 15 year old daughter was being