Priorities for COP25 climate meet in Madrid04 Dec, 2019
It has been a tumultuous time for the UN climate talks. The mass protests against social inequality in Chile prompted the country to give up its plan to host COP25 just a month before the annual talks were scheduled to begin in December.
Plan afoot to double trekkers’ number03 Dec, 2019
In its bid to help the government in making the upcoming national tourism campaign - Visit Nepal Year 2020 (VNY 2020) - a success, trekking agencies in Nepal have come up with a plan to double the number of foreign trekkers by 2020. Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), an umbrella association of trekking companies in the country, has urged all of its member agencies to try their best to bring in at least 800,000 foreign trekkers to the country by 2020.
Be My Eyes: Making life of visually impaired a little easier01 Dec, 2019
You know what? You’ve heard it hundreds of times. Technological progress, new this, new that, yada-yada-yada. No lie, it sure has made our lives a lot less complicated. For instance, who bothers or even remembers the post-office these days when it comes to sending messages to people far away.
Dosro Bhet with Chepang30 Nov, 2019
Their first EP: Lathi Charge was published on 1st August, 2016 through Nerve Altar (USA) and Holy Goat Records (Germany) which was well-received and earned them a spot to play in Maryland Death Fest 2017 held at Baltimore.
Number of devotees increasing at Gadimai29 Nov, 2019
According to the Festival Main Management Committee, more than 700,000 devotees were visited till the Friday. Devotee who visited from Nepal to Indian is multiplying daily.
Should lawyers defend alleged criminals?29 Nov, 2019
Even though legal practice is perceived as one of the noblest professions globally, lawyers have to ironically argue for the wrongdoers in witness boxes. Criminal defense attorneys have particularly been criticised for defending such individuals in the court. This naturally brings the conflict between the moral aspect and professional obligation of legal professionals to the fore.
David wanted health for all, but also a new world orderBy RSS
Professor David Sanders passed away on 30th August 2019 whilst on holiday in Wales, UK. He had a heart attack after a fishing trip, one of his favorite and relaxing hobbies. A fierce critic of the impact of neo-liberalism on people’s health, David was an internationally acclaimed researcher, academic and mentor, and also a leader of social movements, including the People's Health Movement.
Chinese serial in Nepali launched27 Nov, 2019
Launching a Chinese TV serial –The Journey to the West—on Wednesday, Joshi urged the concerned authority to preserve various cultural rites and rituals being practiced in Nepal.
Two electric vehicles handed over to Pashupati Development Trust27 Nov, 2019
Namrita Puri, president of IWA handed over the eco-friendly vehicles to Dr. Pradeep Dhakal, member-secretary of PADT.
Banepali's solo art exhibition in BangladeshBy RSS
A Nepali artist has organized a solo art exhibition in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Deependraman Banepali from Bhaktapur organized the exhibition as the guest artist of the International Art and Handicraft Exhibition.
Chandragiri: Nepal’s first integrated tourist destination26 Nov, 2019
Chandragiri has now emerged as a preferred integrated tourist destination with increased inflow of domestic as well as international travellers into the scenic hilltop. The beautiful hill destination has become a hotspot among tourists since August 2016 when Chandragiri Hills Limited launched a cable car that links Thankot with Chandragiri.
Cross-generational forum explores solutions to gender-based violence21 Nov, 2019
Kali Gurung’s husband was killed in crossfire between the rebels and government forces decades ago. But her struggles did not end with the conflict, and she explained how conflict-affected women like her had difficulty moving on even after the peace was restored in the country following the 1996-2006 conflict with the Maoist rebels.
New insights into air pollutants20 Nov, 2019
Global climate change is often at the forefront of national and international discussions and controversies, yet many details of the specific contributing factors are poorly understood. Many questions remain unanswered about just how broad humans’ effect on Earth’s shifting climate really is.
Int’l tourism grows by 4% in first 8 months of 201919 Nov, 2019
As in previous years international tourism continues to grow in 2019, though not quite as strongly as before. During the first eight months of this year, outbound trips increased worldwide by 3.9 percent, one percentage point below 2018.
Jha elected ANTA’s new president17 Nov, 2019
Chief Minister of State 2 Lal Babu Raut has participated in the convention as a chief guest.
Journalists, literary writers awardedBy RSS
The awardees are photo journalist Ratna Krishna Shrestha (Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), reporter Yam Pradhan (RSS), litterateur Amrit Lal Shrestha (also former RSS's employee), journalist Himesh Ratna Bajracharya and senior journalist and litterateur Mohan Dulal.
Dhanauji Municipality hosts art workshop15 Nov, 2019
As many as 35 local women artists participated in the workshop organised by the Folk Art Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts.
Nutritious, balanced diet helps curb diabetes14 Nov, 2019
Foods are an indispensable item for human beings. One cannot survive without foods, which is essential not only for physical growth but also for keeping several diseases at bay. Foods provide calories as well as nutrition helping a person to grow strong physically and remain healthy. Unhealthy eating is considered a culprit in leading a person to a disease.
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.