Another MilestoneBy The Rising Nepal
The other day the nation witnessed yet another outlawed outfit signing a three-point peace agreement with the government. With this, no underground outfit has now existed in the country. The accord reached between the KP Sharma Oli-led government and Netra Bikram Chand Biplav-l
Return Of Stolen IdolBy The Rising Nepal
The Kathmandu Valley is one of the richest places in the world in terms of culture, monuments and festivals. Impressed by the unparalleled culture and monuments found in the valley, Colonel William Kirkpatrick had written: "There are as many temples as houses, and as many idols as inhabitants." This indicates the cultural importance of this beautiful valley, which is undoubtedly home to numerous centuries-old monuments and artefacts. The valley is also home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites as...
Dialogue BreakthroughBy The Rising Nepal
In a major breakthrough, the government and Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has started dialogue in a bid to bring the outlawed communist outfit into the mainstream politics. The first round of talks held Wednesday morning remained positive. The other day, both the sides had announced their separate teams to initiate the dialogue. Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa Badal-led two-member government team has Prime Minister's Foreign A
Tracing The Buried Spouts & ArtefactsBy The Rising Nepal
In the historical city of Kathmandu, stone water spouts once served as a lifeline of water supply. These water sources were so designed to meet the need of community in those days when piped water was beyond the planning of the government. These places carried cultural, architectural and artistic significance,
Model Industrial ParkBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal has geared up for graduating from a least developed country (LDC) to a developing status within some years. The government has come up with concrete plans to accomplish this goal. Being one of the 48 LDCs in the world, Nepal will have to increase gross national income per capita and the threshold for human asset index. The country is required to invest trillions of rupees in these sectors to meet the criteria set by the United Nations. Over the years, the government has accorded high priority...
Roster Of Right ProjectsBy The Rising Nepal
Five years after Nepal ushered in democratic era in 1951, she kicked off planned development policy to realise the people’s ever-increasing aspirations for development and prosperity. Sixty-five years on, her journey to modernity has not stopped. It has passed th
Tech-Based Postal ServiceBy The Rising Nepal
WITH a new arrangement in place, Nepal's postal service has received a much-needed fillip. After the General Post Office started using new technology, days are not far off for the country's postal service to see a new dawn. After the advancement in internet-based technology,
Digital Soil MappingBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal has made a ground-breaking technological achievement in the nationwide digital soil mapping. With the official launch of the Digital Soil Map (DSM), users now find it easier to have access to location-specific information about soil properties and its mineral contents including soil texture, soil pH, organic matter, nitrogen, available phosphorus and potassium, and micronutrients zinc and boron. Developed by the National Soil Science Research Centre under the Nepal
Respect the VerdictBy The Rising Nepal
In its historic verdict, the Supreme Court (SC) has reinstated the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday, bringing the derailed constitutional course back on track. The SC has termed the HoR dissolution unconstitutional and invalidated it by the writ of certiorari. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had dissolved the Lower House on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on December 20 last year and announced the dates for mid-term polls. Prime Minister O
Help Tourism ReboundBy The Rising Nepal
It goes without saying that tourism industry underpins Nepal’s economy like few others. Not only does Nepal relies heavily on tourists to earn foreign currency, but also the industry is one of the biggest employers in the country. According to latest official data, eight per cent of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country is contributed by the tourism industry. However, owing to the coronavirus pandemic this sector has remained in shambles for long now. Where have all the restaurant...
Doses Of New HopeBy The Rising Nepal
It is inspiring to note that the ongoing vaccination against the COVID-19 pandemic has been moving ahead in a smooth manner across Nepal. After having received one million doses of Covishield vaccine under grant assistance from India, the government launched the much-awaited inoculation on January 27. The vaccination campaign has gathered momentum with the jabs being given to frontline workers, including doctors, nurses, security personnel, diplomats and journalist
A Democratic OptionBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal’s politics now stands at a critical juncture. With the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR), the entire political realm has been divided into two lines of thought. One school of thought is that the country should go to the election to pick fresh representatives in the HoR which will give a new government to the nation. Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Sharma Oli is defending this line of argument. On the other, another faction of NCP is...
Democracy Brings ProsperityBy The Rising Nepal
Ever since Nepal ushered in an era of democracy and freedom in 1951, our society marched towards the path of modernisation and economic development. People started tasting the fruit of freedom. Democracy also guaranteed competitive politics that paved the way for development projects in the country. Barring some incidents in the past wherein the former monarchs trampled over the people's freedom of electing representatives and governments, the country a
Freeing Khula Manch From EncroachmentBy The Rising Nepal
It is a commendable move on the part of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to demolish the unauthorising structures built in the Open Theatre of Kathmandu.
Bhagrathi’s Murder Suspect In Police NetBy The Rising Nepal
With the arrest of the accused murderer and rapist of Bhagrathi Bhatta, there is a big respite that the investigation has made a breakthrough.
Making Achievements Thru Ups & DownsBy The Rising Nepal
The present government, led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, took office on February 15, 2018.
Revision Of Poll CodeBy The Rising Nepal
With dates for the upcoming mid-term parliamentary elections nearing, the Election Commission (EC) has begun making necessary preparations for it. The election management body is now in the process of revising the existing election code of conduct.
Fresh Mandate Will Give Outlet To CrisisBy The Rising Nepal
With the announcement of midterm polls slated for April 30 and May 10 this year, the government and its relevant agencies have put best foot forward to conduct the elections in the stipulated timeframe. The fresh mandate is expected to solve the curre
No Restriction On Press FreedomBy The Rising Nepal
Press freedom is an indispensable part of a dynamic democracy that ensures people's rights to free expression. Our constitution has preserved the provision of freedom of speech and press freedom that we all must comply with.
Curbing CorruptionBy The Rising Nepal
No nation can move ahead on the path of prosperity and achieve the overall development objectives without rooting out the scourge of corruption. There is no denying the fact that the economic development process of the developing countries like Nepal will not gather due momentum unless and until corrupt practices are entrenched in the society. Corruption can undermine the entire development efforts as resources allocated for infrastructures and public services are misuse
Prez, PM extend wishes on Women's Day08 Mar, 2021
EC receives SC verdict08 Mar, 2021
Aayushi’s business of her own: Making cash out of trash08 Mar, 2021
Speaker Sapkota thanks court, all sectors for contribution to restore HoR07 Mar, 2021
STC imports urea from China07 Mar, 2021
7th session of House of Representatives begins, next meet on Mar 1007 Mar, 2021
First lot of vaccine against COVID-19 under COVAX Facility arrives in Nepal07 Mar, 2021
Will respect SC's verdict: Prime Minister Oli07 Mar, 2021
66 new cases of COVID-19, 58 recoveries in 24 hours07 Mar, 2021
Technology misused to disrepute me: Minister Ale07 Mar, 2021