Bringing buried wetlands back to life13 Nov, 2019
The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look. These are not the kind of phantoms that scare or haunt — they are ghost ponds. Over the years, landowners buried them, filling in wetlands so they had more land for planting crops and other needs, or let ponds fade away with neglect. Along with those ponds, they erased entire ecosystems — and contributed to the decline of wetlands worldwide.
China aims to entice more culture tourists12 Nov, 2019
The Chinese and foreign entities confirmed a number of high-profile deals in the culture and tourism fields at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai this week, as the Chinese government looks to boost the country’s inbound tourism market.
Nepali Samaj donates books to school11 Nov, 2019
Coordinator of the Samaj, Shiva Adhikari, has recently handed over the books worth Rs. 300,000 to Chandra Higher Secondary School, the second oldest school of the country.
Things to consider before buying a TV10 Nov, 2019
TVs are long- term investments for everyone. And the world of TVs is improving every year but fact is that getting a suitable TV is getting more and more confusing. On today’s date, there is ridiculously wide variety of TVs available in the market. For a general consumer, it might be confusing and tiresome to select the best TV to suit their needs and homes.
Time to end criminalisation of politics08 Nov, 2019
Nefarious nexus between politics and crime is not new in Nepal. The criminalisation of politics has drained the vitality of political system and discredited it so much so that that the politicians have virtually lost their face in public eyes and constantly become a subject of mockery.
Migrant workers need decent work regime07 Nov, 2019
In Nepalese context, poverty is regarded as a significant cause behind unemployment. Foreign employment has been the "go to" for majority of Nepalese as to overcome their economic and professional hardships.
Climate-soil scenario: Rice yields to decline06 Nov, 2019
Rice is the largest global staple crop, consumed by more than half the world’s population – but new experiments from Stanford University suggest that with climate change, production in major rice-growing regions with endemic soil arsenic will undergo a dramatic decline and jeopardize critical food supplies.
Concept of homestay gaining ground in Nepal05 Nov, 2019
Nepal is the land of various communities, which have rich culture and tradition of their own. Many international tourists visiting the country want to know more about these communities. To know more about these people and their lifestyles, the best way is to stay together with the local them.
Sama-Chakewa festival starts in Mithila from todayBy RSS
The Sama-Chakewa festival that is considered to epitomize love and dedication among siblings is commencing from today amidst the celebration in Mithila of the festival of public faith, the Chhath festival.
Is strong leader enough to fight corruption?01 Nov, 2019
Just within the first 100 days of the Modi 2.0 government, Former Home and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was arrested on August 21, 2019 by the Central Bureau of Investigation due to a media corruption case. This has been the biggest name investigated recently in India. Before the Modi government, it was rare.
Public holiday on Kija PujaBy RSS
The Cabinet meeting on October 22 took the decision to this effect.
WHO signs MoU with IGBMA to promote access24 Oct, 2019
Full access to medicines is hampered by a variety of factors. Two important barriers are high prices and regulatory issues such as long lag times in bringing medicines to market.
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...