Gorkhapatra Pioneers Development JournalismBy The Rising Nepal
As one of Asia’s oldest newspapers, Gorkhapatra has been serving Nepali readers uninterruptedly for the last 120 years. The pioneer daily is regarded as a synonym with Nepali journalism despite the mushrooming of media outlets in the private sector. It is a national heritage tha
Gorkhapatra Must Have Strong Online Presence: ExpertsBy Aashish Mishra
In his 2007 book "Print is Dead," author Jeff Gomez states, "whether, in the form of getting news online, reading a blog or contributing to a wiki, the general population is shifting away from print consumption [and] heading instead to increasingly digital lives." Looking around, his words seem to have described reality perfectly. More and more people are getting
Now, The Next StepBy The Rising Nepal
It was in 1901 this day that the Gorkhapatra weekly debuted as Nepal’s first newspaper whose name became synonymous with journalism. Other newspapers began arriving more than 50 years later, coinciding with the 1951 advent of democracy. On his way back home after he visited Britain in 1850
A Reflection On GorkhapatraBy Ritu Raj Subedi
At the turn of the 20th century on May 6, 1901, Gorkhapatra, the country's first newspaper, was born. The new century was awaiting the landmark political, economic and technological transformation. Many nations had started an independence struggle and war against their colonial rulers. Then, Nepal was under the clutches of autocratic Rana rule. Most Nepalis were not aware of what was happening around the world. The n
A Trustworthy NewspaperBy The Rising Nepal
Throughout its 120 years of existence, Gorkhapatra has been imparting invaluable services to the citizens- informing, educating and entertaining conscientiously. In its heyday, the oldest paper of the country attracted a slew of readers- the learne
Mass Media In NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Mass media is regarded as a very powerful entity. It is ‘Voice of Voiceless’ and ‘Leg of a lame’. Thus, media plays a vital role in the development of a country. Studying about media has grown rapidly these days at it is very significant to us. To know about it,
Singer, musician Prem Dhoj Pradhan passes awayBy The Rising Nepal
Senior singer and musician Prem Dhoj Pradhan has passed away. He was under treatment at Neuro Hospital.
Dr. Kapil Rijal’s suspense thriller ‘Karma’ releasedBy The Rising Nepal
Dentist Dr. Kapil Rijal has released his new short film “Karma”. Dr. Kapil is son of renowned gynecologist and filmmaker, singer and lyricist Dr. Bhola Rijal. The English language film has been released on YouTube.
Debesh in top 7 of ‘American Idol’By The Rising Nepal
Nepali singer Dibesh Pokhrel, also known as Arthur Gunn, who is competing in the new edition of the American Idol, has managed to make it to top 7. He was the first runner-up in last year's popular signing reality show American Idol. Arthur Gunn joined the competition two weeks ago, singing “Iris”.
Deepika Padukone's father, mother and sister tests positive for COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Veteran Indian badminton player and father of actor Deepika Padukone, Prakash Padukone has tested positive for COVID-19 and is recovering from the infection at a hospital in Bengaluru.
Line of Duty finale lands record ratingsBy The Rising Nepal
The final episode of Line of Duty was the BBC show's most-watched one to date, with an average of 12.8 million viewers tuning in on Sunday night.
Artistes join hands for free ambulance serviceBy The Rising Nepal
As COVID-19 infection is on the rise in Nepal, hospital beds are being filled and it is becoming difficult for patients to get an ambulance to reach hospital. Considering this situation, many helping hands are coming to the front to support the COVID-19 infected people in the time of difficulties. Meanwhile, artistes and people from different fields have extended a helping hand after the news reports had it that there was a shortage of ambulances with oxygen to reach the hospital for the treatment...
Grammy Awards scrap controversial voting committeesBy The Rising Nepal
The organisers of the Grammy Awards have scrapped their anonymous voting committees following allegations of rigging, favouritism and racism.
Singer Prakash Saput tests positive for COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Popular singer Prakash Saput has tested positive for COVID- 19
Randhir Kapoor shifted to ICU; more COVID-related tests to be doneBy The Rising Nepal
Raj Kapoor's eldest son, Randhir Kapoor who was admitted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital mid-Thursday afternoon, told ETimes this morning, "I have been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit to do some further tests."
COVID-19 Risks Of Second WaveBy The Rising Nepal
Globally, new COVID-19 cases rose sharply with over 4.5 million cases reported in a week's time. The number of new deaths increased by 7 per cent as compared to two weeks ago, with over 76,000 new deaths as per the report of WHO.
Back To Village: Away From City CacophonyBy The Rising Nepal
Dilapidated vehicles queue up in the traffic jam on the street in the valley. They emit black fumes, leaving its wispy trail behind where lies the weary building of the royal palace turned into a museum after the country abolished the monarchy on 28 May 2008.
Mercury, Venus to Glide Across TaurusBy The Rising Nepal
As it darkens the night skies of this month would offer the mesmerisng marvels of the heavens in full glory. Major planets could be viewed during dawn and dusk. Stars and constellations along with other celestial wonders that prominently pepper the celestial realms could be savored with satisfaction throughout the night. Planets Mercury and Venus could be glimpsed tersely after sundown low in western sky. It would be gliding across the constellation Taurus (bull). On 17 May Mercury would reach its...
Normalisation of Rape CultureBy The Rising Nepal
On average, six rape cases are reported daily in Nepal. The number of reported rape cases has continued to rise despite the strict laws. A sharp rise has been seen over the last years. During the fiscal year 2018/2019, 2,230 cases of rape and 786 rape attempts were reported. The fiscal year 2019/2020 witnessed 2,144 rape cases and 686 rape attempts. In the last fiscal year alone, police arrested 1,085 individuals and filed cases against 312 individuals in the Kathmandu Valley for sexual harassment...
Has Cryptocurrency Revolutionised Currency?By The Rising Nepal
A currency in the most specific sense is money in any form used as a medium of exchange, especially banknotes and coins in circulation. A currency is a system of money in common use, especially for the people in a nation. We know that once there was commodity money then it was replaced by metallic money. Similarly, we can see metallic money being replaced by paper money and paper money by bank money or cheque. Recently, in the few years, we are using the digital payment method and now in the current...