Effects of wind turbines on birds23 Oct, 2019
Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that by 2050, wind turbines will contribute more than 20 per cent of the global electricity supply. However, the rapid expansion of wind farms has raised concerns about the impact of wind turbines on wildlife.
Preparations for VNY 2020 in full swing: Joshi22 Oct, 2019
Nepal has witnessed an encouraging tourist arrivals trend from different source markets. We have also intensified our destination marketing and promotion efforts in almost all the tourist source markets. But what is lacking within the country is the infrastructure. Despite this, it is heartening to note that Nepal recorded about 25 per cent growth in international tourist arrivals in 2016, 2017 and 2018. We are required to achieve a tourist arrival growth of 31 per cent in 2019 and 2020 in order...
Nepal-Bangladesh ties excellent: Ambassador Shams18 Oct, 2019
“We, Bangladeshi people, highly appreciate Nepalis for successfully concluding the prolonged transition and promulgating the new constitution. You have a wonderful constitution which I think is a model document in terms of inclusion and proportionate representation of the people”
Drug trafficking spiralling upwards17 Oct, 2019
Illegal selling or transportation of drugs has become an increasing problem in recent years. Drug trafficking is a crime of cultivating, manufacturing, distributing, selling or illegally importing or exporting unlawful controlled substances, such as heroin, cocaine, marijuana, or other illegal drugs.
Bonita Sharma makes it to the BBC 100 Women 2019 list17 Oct, 2019
Bonita Sharma is listed alongside 18 women out of 100 in the knowledge category in which NASA's MiMi Aung is responsible for a team designing a helicopter to fly on Mars. After travelling alone from Myanmar to the US to further her education at 16, MiMi is now project manager at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology.
Second China-South Asian Literary Conference from TuesdayBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to inaugurate the conference on Tuesday.
Chinese President's visit enthuse Nepal's tourism sectorBy RSS
The two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping that begins on October 12 has added energy and enthusiasm to the tourism sector of Nepal. The visit is expected to increase the number of Chinese as well as tourists from other parts of the world coming to Nepal.
Employ politics to boost development04 Oct, 2019
Some years ago, when the country was undergoing an acute shortage of energy with a16- hour-long power outage a day, the Federation of Nepali Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) convened a meeting of the top political leaders of major parties that made their commitment not to disturb the construction of any hydroelectricity projects and support in creating investment-friendly environment. Speaking at the Nepal Investment Summit 2019 in March this year, Vice-President and chief Executive Officer...
Systemic crisis of world capitalism04 Oct, 2019
The hallmark of a systemic, as distinct from a cyclical or sporadic, crisis of capitalism is that every effort to resolve the crisis within the broad confines of the system, defined in terms of its prevailing class configuration, only worsens the crisis. It is in this sense that neo-liberal capitalism has now entered a systemic crisis. It cannot be resolved by mere tinkering; and attempts to go beyond mere tinkering, for instance by introducing protectionism without transcending the broad framework...
Sakhiya dance starts in Banke and Bardiya.03 Oct, 2019
The dance started before the Dashain festival in Tharu community where the majority of Tharu lived.
Enjoy festivals without jeopardising your health: Dr. Uprety03 Oct, 2019
This year's Bada Dashain is already in our doorsteps. Dashain, Tihar and other important festivals in Nepal are usually associated with foods. In all these festivals people tend to consume meat, sweets, drinks or other food items. Keeping in view the health perspectives, Ajita Rijal of The Rising Nepal talked to Public Health Specialist Dr. Aruna Uprety for her advices and tips on adopting healthy eating habits during the festivals. Excerpts:
Nepal’s Young environment prize winner driving electric revolution02 Oct, 2019
Nepal’s Sonika Manandhar, the winner of the UN’s Young Champions of the Earth Prize for Asia and the Pacific, is leading an initiative to capture big data from electric vehicles and cut emissions by making transportation efficient, while empowering women.
We must give a facelift to heritage sites: Rana01 Oct, 2019
Manohar SJB Rana does not need much introduction to offer as he has been quite familiar face of the tourism industry in Nepal. With more than three decades of experience in the field of tourism, Rana is one of the most knowledgeable tourism professionals. At present, he works as the executive president of Explore Himalaya Travels (P) Limited and 1st vice-president of Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO).
Cyber security in banking and financial sectors29 Sep, 2019
3,000 per employee to defend computer networks from cybercriminals in the western world. Cyber security makes headlines all over the world.
Federal experiment : Tackling teething troubles27 Sep, 2019
after the successful accomplishment of the elections for the three tiers of the government - local, state and federal.
Where does world hegemony lie?27 Sep, 2019
Many liberals and realists have also pondered whether China is destined to be the next hegemonic state.