Facilitating Vaccine ImportBy The Rising Nepal
The government's decision to allow private companies to import coronavirus vaccines should be applauded, as it is expected to ease people's long wait for immunisation against the virus and the government's financial burden. Lately, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) faced difficulties in procuring vaccines from India and other nations in time. The vaccine provider, the Serum Institute of India, has baulked at the idea of giving vaccines to Nepal as demanded. Some reports
Virtual Museums ToursBy The Rising Nepal
Museums are the institutions that are dedicated to conserving a collection of artefacts as well as many other objects of artistic, cultural, historical and scientific significance. We can learn precious lessons from past achievements, failures and tragedies.
Enrich Political CultureBy The Rising Nepal
In a multiparty democratic set-up, the political parties play a critical role in steering the society towards the path of development, order and overall well-being of the citizens. Democracy offers choices to the people, who articulate their concerns and aspirations through the elected representatives. In the periodic elections, the people reward and punish the parties based on their performance while in government or opposition. So the polls offer an oppor
Role Of Private SectorBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the private business community has an important role to play for development and prosperity in the country. The government has adopted a policy of encouraging the active participation of the private sector to accelerate the pace of development. There are projects that are being implemented under the public-private partnership model.
Better Road NetworkBy The Rising Nepal
Developing enough physical infrastructure is an important prerequisite for any nation to achieve sustainable economic and social development goals. There is no denying the fact that better infrastructure such as roads, railways, ports and
Technology As EnablerBy The Rising Nepal
What makes the US, Germany, Japan, Korea and China, among other countries, successful and draw envy of the world? The short answer is: technology. They have integrated virtually every sector including agriculture, healthcare, infrastruct
Consensus Enables To Overcome UncertaintyBy The Rising Nepal
The country’s politics has abruptly taken a new course with the Supreme Court (SC) decision on March 7 to annul the unification of erstwhile CPN-UML and CPN - Maoist Centre. The decision was a bolt from the blue. It reversed the statu
Mountaineering RulesBy The Rising Nepal
As Nepal is home to numerous Himalayan mountains, including the world's tallest peak Sagarmatha (8,848.86m), the country is regarded as the most sought-after destination for adventurers as well as nature lovers from across the world. Before the upsurge of COVID-19 some 14 months ago, the country would play host to hundreds of thousands of tourists annually. They used to visit this naturally and culturally diverse nation with
UML, Maoist Centre ReviveBy The Rising Nepal
With the Supreme Court's decision to nullify the existence of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Nepali politics has taken an unexpected turn.
Vaccination: Winning Battle Against VirusBy The Rising Nepal
After administering COVID-19 vaccines on nearly 430,000 people in the first phase of the crucial inoculation campaign, the government launched its second vaccination campaign on March 7. In the first phase, frontline workers including health workers, wom
Politics On New CourseBy The Rising Nepal
At a time when the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was facing a crisis due to a division among its leaders, the Supreme Court (SC) has nullified the unification between the erstwhile Communist Party of Nepal- UML and Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist Centre and maintained their separate party status. The UML and the Maoist Centre were led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, respectively. The SC's verdict issued on Sunday has brought a lot of ri
Melamchi Pipe Dream Comes True FinallyBy The Rising Nepal
The Melamchi pipe dream is now no longer a mirage. Kathmandu residents’ 22-year-long wait for drinking the fresh water from pristine Melamchi River located in Sindhupalchok district has eventually come to an end. The water from the river has arrived at Sundarijal of Kathmandu on Saturday, traversing through a 26-km-long tunnel. If things go as planned, the Melamchi water will flow from the taps of the Valley denizens from next month. This is soothing news for thirsty people of the capital city....
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