Farms chosen for Kiwi promotionBy RSS
Three farms in Okhaldhunga have been selected for Sample Kiwi Garden Promotion and Establishment. The selection was done by Siddhicharan Municipality. The programme is accepted as an annual programme of the current fiscal year.
Illegal extraction of riverine materials on rise in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
Illegal digging of river-based materials rises in Raptisonari Rural Municipality of Banke district. The digging increased in places not specified in the contract. Raptisonari Rural Municipality has issued contract for digging from Bagdaulghat point A and B at Rs. 5 million with the contractors. The contract allows for 567 cubic metres of river-based materials digging.
Teachers take to potato farmingBy The Rising Nepal
Krishna, who holds a B.Sc., teaches science at Gyaneshwor Secondary School whereas Kalawati teaches at a child development class at a local school. The couple engage in commercial farming when not at school.
Lapcha holds potential to become scenic doorway to MansarovarBy The Rising Nepal
On the occasion of Maha Shivaratri, a team of Indian pilgrims visited Nepal’s Lapcha in Humla district to explore the alternate route to Mansarovar – known in Hindu mythology as the home of Lord Shiva.
Construction of milk powder production plant beginsBy RSS
Construction of a powder milk production plant and its building has been started in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati province. The structure is being constructed at Nyureni of Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City-10, with the grant of Rs 412 million 271 thousand provided by the province government.
Water park comes into operation in JhapaBy The Rising Nepal
A water park has come into operation in Jhiljhile, Shivasatakshi Municipality–8, Jhapa. The park, named Water Kingdom Park, was constructed at cost of Rs. 350 million and opened to public from Wednesday, stated the park’s Executive Director Raj Kumar Sangroula. The park, spread over 2.5 Bighas of land, offers eight types of water sports, including swimming, web pool, multi-land slide, web slide, cruiser slide, sofa-land slide and pendulum slide. “Domestic and foreign visitors can enjoy themselves...
Over half a dozen hydel projects under construction in DarchulaBy RSS
Construction of various hydropower projects in Darchula district has speeded up. These projects with investment of private sector aim to general 100 megawatts electricity from the district itself within two years. Approximately half a dozen hydropower projects are under construction while some have started producing power.
Heavy rains, hailstorms damage wheat crops in East NawalparasiBy The Rising Nepal
Heavy hail and rain on Wednesday evening destroyed the wheat crop, especially in Gaindakot, Amarapuri, Razahar, Debchuli and other areas, Gopal Lamichhane, head of the Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Nawalpur said.
Third National Homestay Workshop kicks off todayBy RSS
Homestay service operators from across the country have gathered in Surkhet to participate in the Third National Home Stay Workshop that is set to kick off from today.
Muslim youth returns home to raise cows, earning higher than abroadBy The Rising Nepal
For five years, Jhapa local Sajeman Sheikh put his life and wellbeing at risk working in the bunkers at war-torn areas of Afghanistan and Iraq. But Sheikh has returned home from his risky foreign employment exploits and has instead set up a lucrative business – earning much more than what he used to away from home.
Potential tourism destination Champadevi Kakani still cut-offBy The Rising Nepal
Champadevi Kakani – a significant religious tourism hub near the outskirts of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality, still remains vastly unsullied. With no access to electricity, lack of proper road infrastructure and paths fraught with potholes, the destination is inaccessible by vehicles.
NIBL launches app to send money from India to NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. (NIBL) has signed an agreement with BankOnUs, India to offer 'Paisa Pathaune' app, a service for Nepalis in India, to transfer funds from India to Nepal round the clock from their cell phones.
Imported electric vehicles not in use for months in LumbiniBy The Rising Nepal
Even three months after the electric vehicles were brought to Lumbini, they have not come into operation. The risk of damages to the imported taxis and buses is increasing due to the delay. Three buses had been introduced on November 25 last year. Likewise, two other buses and 14 taxis had been brought on Dec. 21 of the same year. Electric charging stations have also been installed in their parking stations.
Farmers recount difficulties of tending mango trees due to lack of manpowerBy The Rising Nepal
The Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Rajbiraj informed that there are around a million mango trees in 5,450 hectares of land in Saptari alone. The mango trees in the district are of different varieties; 60 per cent Malda, 20 per cent Kalkatiya, 15 per cent Bombay and five per cent of other types. For many, mango trees have been a source of proper economic support.
Helambu Great Trail to be 69 km long, pass through mountains, lakes, national parkBy The Rising Nepal
The Helambu great trail is a 69 km trail that starts from Nagidada Buddha Park near Sermathang village and ends in Ghopteghang or vice-versa. The Trail is expected to traverse through Jhyomothang, Sermathang, Aama Yangri peak (3771 meters), Dhuppu, Gyangjala pass, Semisidang, Thadepati, Pakedanda and finally end in Ghopteghang.
Flow of tourists increase in Muktinath following resumption of flight servicesBy The Rising Nepal
The flow of Indian tourists has been increasing in Muktinath temple, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists, of late.
Number of domestic tourists in Niluwa lake of Baglung rises after road construction (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
The beauty of snow-capped mountains and the melodious music of birds are what pulls the tourists to the place.
1500 enterprises registered in seven monthsBy RSS
A growing number of youths here have started engaging in enterprises with coronavirus pandemic subsiding. It is found that the youths who would otherwise go in hordes to India in search of seasonal work have created self-employment opportunities at home.
Singati Hydro begins test generationBy RSS
The 25 MW Singati Hydropower Project built in the Singati River of Dolakha district has started test generation of power.
Chinese workers to arrive by March to complete Pokhara airport worksBy The Rising Nepal
As the deadline to complete construction approaches, work on the Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) has started to pick up pace. Almost 80 per cent of the equipment required to complete the airport have been brought and the technical manpower to install them will come from China before the end of March. According to the airport’s project chief Binish Munakarmi, the equipment are very sensitive and require experienced and expert workers to install them. “So, for the purpose, workers...