Recalling LockdownsBy The Rising Nepal
As we have felt respite after the Delta variant of coronavirus gradually came under control, its new variation – Omicron - began to haunt us. On November 26, the World Health Organisation announced the emergence of Omicron that was detected in South Africa. It has several mutations and highly contagious in comparison to other variants. Till date, it has been found in over 20 countries, including India, so the world is anxious to avoid it. Our authorities have said that they have initiated preliminary...
RPP election result todayBy The Rising Nepal
The results of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) election will be announced Sunday morning. RPP Election Committee chair Raju Basnet informed late Saturday night that vote counting had started, but the results would be out only on Sunday. Voting for a new working committee under the unity general convention of the (RPP) had begun at the City Hall, Bhrikutimandap Saturday afternoon and lasted till late night. The voting for a 119-member committee including eight office-bearers—one chairperson,...
Qatari princess Thani's adventure on mountain peaksBy The Rising Nepal
Asma Al Thani has become the first Qatari woman to successfully conquer Mt. Ama Dablam, a 6,812 metres high peak in the Himalayas. The 31-year-old from Gulf Royal Family completed her exciting journey to the mountain amidst adversity that even threatened her life at times. "Our way back to the base camp was devastated by an avalanche. I was scared to death and was about to abandon the climb but my Sherpa guide kept inspiring me and motivated me to push for some extra metres every time," she said....
Karishma Manandhar passes grade 12 examBy The Rising Nepal
Actress Karishma Manandhar has completed her secondary level education by passing grade 12 exam. She had appeared in the exam of class 12 from Godavari-based Kitini High School, and passed it with a GPA of 2.41. The National Examination Board (NEB) made public the results of the examination held in mid-September on Friday. Karishma said that she did not attend the class regularly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, she was happy with the results, she told The Rising Nepal.
‘Women Violence - From Womb to Tomb’ on displayBy The Rising Nepal
According to Hinduism, women are worshiped as goddesses but in reality it is now otherwise. Women are discriminated against before their birth. This discrimination begins widening after their birth. Supriya Pandey has come out strongly against such discrimination through her work of art. Pandey’s paintings titled Women Violence, From Womb to Tomb are currently on display at the Nepal Arts Council, Babar Mahal.
TU’s erroneous result puts lecturer on the edgeBy The Rising Nepal
A lecturer of Tribhuvan University (TU) has been facing mental and social pressure because of the negligence on the part of Tribhuvan University Service Commission. There was competition among three lecturers in the internal promotion for the post of Associate Professor conducted by the Commission on November 1. Based on the result of the competition, lecturer Madhav Kumar Shrestha was promoted with 76.82 marks – only to be disqualified after 22 days.
Laos opens railway to China as debt to Beijing risesBy The Rising Nepal
After a blessing by Buddhist monks, Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh on Friday rode the first run of a $5.9 billion Chinese-built railway that links isolated, mountainous Laos with southern China in an effort to increase trade. Both governments tout the 1,035-kilometer (642-mile) line from the Lao capital, Vientiane to Kunming in China’s poor southwest as a boost to economic growth. But it leaves a debt that foreign experts warn Laos, a country of 7 million people wedged between China, Vietnam...
PM Deuba asks party workers to focus on 3-tier electionsBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday instructed his party’s rank and file to focus on local, provincial and federal elections by taking the intra-party election as a democratic exercise. Inaugurating the NC Province-1 committee’s first general convention virtually, he instructed NC leaders and workers to prepare for local, provincial and federal elections as the local-level general election would be held within months and provincial and federal elections...
Election of NC provincial committees todayBy The Rising Nepal
Several leaders of the Nepali Congress Friday registered their candidacy for various posts in the six provincial committees of the party under its 14th general convention NC Central Election Committee secretary Jagannath Shrestha informed that the election for the Provincial Committee was being held in six provinces on Saturday. In Province-2, candidacy nomination was obstructed due to internal disputes.
Reconstruction of Kasthamandap completesBy The Rising Nepal
Reconstruction of Kasthamandap, the centuries-old resting place, has completed and now preparations are underway for its formal inauguration by the President, according to the Kasthamandap Reconstruction Committee (KRC). Kasthamandap was rebuilt by using 9224.13 cubic feet Sal wood.