Pokhara paragliding operators preparing to resume service very soonBy RSS
Preparations are going on to resume paragliding in Pokhara after five months of the closure of services. According to Nepal Airsports Association (NAW) chair Krishna Bhandari, it is prepared to resume the service with the government decision to lift the prohibitory order against COVID -19 pandemic.
NRB distributes new banknotes from today (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Nepal Rastra Bank has begun the distribution of new banknotes from today.
Xiaomi Nepal launches Redmi 10 PrimeBy The Rising Nepal
Xiaomi has unveiled Redmi 10 Prime, its first smartphone with 50MP camera and Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro in Nepal. The new phone marks the debut of MediaTek Helio G88 chipset and comes with an impressive 90Hz 6.5” FHD+ AdaptiveSync display. It is coupled with a powerful 6,000mAh two-day battery in a very slim form factor. The device comes with a memory extension feature that allows users to temporarily borrow RAM up to 2GB from their smartphone storage, thereby facilitating smooth functioning and enhanced...
Mustang’s apples begin to reach marketBy The Rising Nepal
Juicy apples produced in Mustang are now available in the market. The process of picking, grading and sending the apples produced in all the five rural municipalities of the district, including Marpha of Gharpajhong Rural Municipality, to the market has begun. After the apples ripened the farmers have started picking them and supplying them to the market.Traders from districts outside Mustang have gathered to the local orchards to buy apples while local traders are also busy buying apples produced...
The 'world's safest city' for 2021 revealedBy The Rising Nepal
Denmark's capital jumped from joint eighth place in 2019 to the top of the list, largely thanks to the introduction of an environmental security section, which the city scored particularly well in, along with personal security. "One key factor that makes Copenhagen such a safe city is its low crime rate, currently at its lowest level in more than a decade," Lars Weiss, lord mayor of Copenhagen, says in the report.
Dipayal airport comes into operation againBy RSS
Dipayal Airport that remained closed due to coronavirus has been brought into operation again from Saturday. According to the Airport Office, the flight service that remained shut due to the growing risk of coronavirus has been brought into resumption with the decline in the score of coronavirus cases.
Government expenditure increases by 30 per centBy The Rising Nepal
The federal expenditure for the first two months of the current fiscal year has increased by 30 per cent in comparison to the same period of the previous fiscal year (FY).
Sanu Sherpa climbing Dhaulagiri to set record of conquering 14 highest peaks twiceBy The Rising Nepal
Sanu Sherpa, who has set a world record by climbing 14 mountains above 8000 meters, is going to climb Dhaulagiri mountain again to set a new record. He said that he is going to climb Dhaulagiri to become the first person in the world by climbing 14 high mountains above 8000 meters twice.
Carbon emitters 'fail to disclose climate risks'By The Rising Nepal
A lack of detail in financial reporting will dramatically reduce firms' chances of meeting global emissions targets, researchers have warned. There is no way of knowing if money is being put into sustainable activities, Carbon Tracker said. Firms also need to be more transparent as to how they will hit sustainability targets, the think tank said.
Shop sales fall for fourth month as more dine outBy The Rising Nepal
Retail sales in the UK fell for the fourth month in a row in August, but people spent more time eating and drinking in bars and restaurants. Sales fell by 0.9 per cent in August, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, following a 2.8 per cent fall in July.
Fair price shops opened, sale outlets set up at 43 places in 39 districtsBy RSS
The government has operated the fair price shops from today in view of the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals. The fair price shops will sell daily consumer items to the general public at subsidized rate.
Sri Lankan Airlines to increase Kathmandu-Colombo flightsBy The Rising Nepal
Less than a month since it began flying the Nepali skies, SriLankan Airlines has added two more flights to its Kathmandu-Colombo route. The airlines, which is Sri Lanka’s national flag carrier, began operating two direct flights a week between the capitals of Nepal and Sri Lanka from August 31. Now, from September 27, it plans to increase that number to four. According to SriLankan Airlines, the number of weekly flights was increased to cater to the increasing number of passengers flying between...
NEPSE continue to follow bearish trend, index slips by 76.65 pointsBy The Rising Nepal
The benchmark of capital market index, NEPSE, has been declining for the last three consecutive days since Tuesday. The NEPSE index declined by 76.65 points (2.65 per cent) and closed at 2,812.38 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week. The index had declined by 135.44 points in the last three transaction days. NEPSE declined by 18.5 points on Tuesday and 40.25 points on Wednesday. However, NEPSE had posted a growth of 71.43 points on Sunday and 0.27 points on Monday this week.
Employees’ protest hampers NAC servicesBy RSS
Employees at the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier of the country, have been up in arms for more than two months heavily affecting its administrative work, said NAC's officials. The agitating employees have put forth a four-point demand.
All 85 local levels in Gandaki connected with NT 4G serviceBy RSS
Nepal Telecom (NT) has reached the entire 85 local levels in Gandaki Province with its 4G internet service. Speaking at a press meet here today, Company joint-spokesperson Ranjit Lohiya said the local levels in the Province have 503 4G towers.
FM Sharma asks EPF to focus its investable projects in productive sectorBy RSS
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma today stressed the need for the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) to focus its investable projects in the productive sector, adding it creates a basis for sustainable economic growth of the country.
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.
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...
WB agrees for additional financing to improve Nepal’s education, health sectorsBy RSS
The World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide additional financial assistance of US Dollar 50 million each to enhance education and health sectors in Nepal. The financing agreements aim to support the implementation of the government’s flagship School Sector Development Programme in the education sector and public management reforms in the health sector, the WB said in a press statement on Wednesday.