Virus Variant Raises AlarmBy The Rising Nepal
The detection of new variant of coronavirus has sounded alarm bells in the country. With the detection, the cases of coronavirus affliction in the country have jumped up in recent days. Some people returning from India have been detected with the UK variant of the coronavirus while a few school kids too have also been found suffering from the symptoms of the same variant. All these have become a serious cause of concern for the government,
Hopes With HydropowerBy The Rising Nepal
Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower project, the long-awaited national priority project, is finally poised for electricity generation by mid-May, according to recent news published in this daily. Perhaps no other news that hit the headlines over last f
Five face murder charge for beating alleged thief to deathBy Nayak Paudel
It was at around 11:30 pm on April 3 when the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur’s control room received a phone call. It was from Barkhepati area in Ward 2 of Changunarayan Municipality.
Fighting Forest FiresBy The Rising Nepal
The thick smog has again blanketed the sky across the country from early Wednesday morning, with the people wearing warm clothes to beat unusual cold. The weather normally starts to be hot around this time of the year but it is still a bit chilly,
Time To Stay Alert On COVID-19 ResurgenceBy The Rising Nepal
On Monday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed 266 new cases of COVID-19 in Nepal, taking the nation’s coronavirus tally to 278,210. Of the new infections, seven were reported in Province 1, five in Province two, 201 in Bagmati Province,
Focus On Research And DevelopmentBy The Rising Nepal
It is needless to say that a proper application of science and technology can lead society to the path of development. In this age of science and technology, no nation can achieve its long-term national development goals without applying the scientific knowledge and modern technology.
Something To CheerBy The Rising Nepal
The sports sector and fans of the nation, hit badly by COVID-19, have found something to cheer about after the senior national football team a week ago lifted an international trophy ending a 37-year drought of securing an international title at the home soil.
Water AbundanceBy The Rising Nepal
After a protracted delay, the parched Kathmandu residents are all set to quench their thirst with the water from the Melamchi River. The Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) has indeed achieved a major goal of supplying water to the capital after almost two decades of its first commencement.
Towards Zero HungerBy The Rising Nepal
There is no denying the fact that eradication of hunger and malnutrition is one of the key challenges facing many countries across the world. A large number of people are still struggling hard daily to feed their children a nutritious meal. An estimated 690 million people are deprived of food globally. As per an estimate, acute food insecurity hit some 135 million people in 55 nations in 2019. The problem of malnutrition is quite serious. One among three persons is believed to suffer from one or...
Polls Enrich DemocracyBy The Rising Nepal
With the promulgation of new constitution in 2015, Nepal embarked on a new political journey. It underwent drastic structural changes on the back of Janaandolan II. The Constituent Assembly (CA), elected in 2008, abolished the 240-year-old monarchy. It was replaced by the republican order. Similarly, unitary governance system gave way to the federal system based on three-tier government – federal, provincial and local.
China’s Vaccine AidBy The Rising Nepal
In the first week of February, China had announced to provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the donation during a telephonic conversation with Minister for Fo
Water Woes Now OverBy The Rising Nepal
Finally, the long-cherished dream of the Kathmanduites to have drinking water from the Melamchi River of Sindhupalchowk district has come true. The Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has begun distributing the water to different areas in the Valley since Sunday afternoon. KUKL officials launched the water supply from the Mahankalchaur-based reservoir to Chabahil, Saraswatinagar, Maijubahal, Gaushala and Airport areas where the households received the water for six hours. It also supplied...
Education Dilemma Amid Corona CrisisBy The Rising Nepal
One year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic had first terrorised the world, causing the health crisis of unprecedented proportions. As people’s mobility came to a standstill owing to the lockdowns and other restrictive measures, the economic, educational and psychological shocks gripped the people across the world.
Contain Valley’s PollutionBy The Rising Nepal
The Kathmandu Valley has of late become one of the most polluted capital cities of the world, thanks to deterioration in its air quality over the last couple of months. The situation has worsened due to the dust particles carried by the wind coming from the Thar desert in India.
Control Border MovementsBy The Rising Nepal
One year after the imposition of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Nepal, yet another challenging situation now looming large.
Nepal, Bangladesh Forge Economic PartnershipBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s two-day state visit to Bangladesh from March 22 to 23 has further bolstered the bilateral relationship between the two friendly nations. The visit was instrumental in boosting high-level political understanding and economic partnership. This was the fi
Resurgence Fears About CoronavirusBy The Rising Nepal
In the last months of 2019, the world and the humankind encountered a new killer virus COVID-19. This virus later spread rapidly across the globe
Prevent Virus ThreatBy The Rising Nepal
Although vaccinations against COVID-19 have been going on in many countries around the world, the humankind is still not free from the risk of this pandemic. Several Indian states like Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Gujrat have lately reported an alarming rise in the number of coronavirus cases.
Mechanisation Boosts AgricultureBy The Rising Nepal
In every stage of human evolution, the technology has played a crucial role in transforming the society. Known as the science of craft, technology is the uses of tools which enable the people to ease their works and way of living. It is not just the phenomenon of the modern time. The people even in the ancient time used rudimentary technology. For example, they had discovered the technique to control fire and augmented the sources of food. The discovery of wheels had brought a revolution in the movement...
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