Work to demolish Rithepani hill begins, to ease for aircraft to land, take-offBy The Rising Nepal
Rithepani hill that lies to the east of Pokhara Regional Airport runway is being cut down. While property owners have cut the hill hastily, absence of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is halting the process in the forest areas.
Khuwalung in east Nepal gaining attention of manyBy The Rising Nepal
A huge boulder situated in the middle of Saptakoshi River is called Khuwalung in the Kiranti language. “Khuwalung bears a long history which dates back to the ancient Kirant settlement. Thus, this place holds significant importance in the Kirant community,” said Meg Raj Rai, a local.
South Korea extends visa term of Nepali migrant workersBy RSS
The Ministry of Justice here stated that a rule has been passed by which the workers, whose visa term had expired and who could not return to their home countries due to the Coronavirus pandemic, can get their visa term extended for one year from April 13.
15 found infected with COVID-19 in PCR tests of 72 in KailaliBy The Rising Nepal
Dilip Shrestha, information officer of the hospital, said that 15 people were found infected in the PCR tests of 72 people carried out on Monday. Of the infected, three are women and 12 men. Of the infected, 3 are from Joshipur, 2 from Tikapur, 2 from Godawari, 4 from Dhanagadhi, 2 from Bhimdatta, 1 from Krishpur and 1 from Janaki.
Diving into Karnali from bridge: two rescued, one still missingBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Chief of the Area Police Office, Dirgha Bogati, of the eight students of grade 10 from Bright Future Academy who had come to visit the bridge, five were taking photo at one side while the three jumped from the bridge.
COVID-19: Sudurpaschim at high riskBy RSS
The health safety measures are not followed even during the trans-border movement. Last three weeks' data maintained at Health Directorate, Dipayal, showed 127 new cases of coronavirus in the province. The province which shares border with India is at high risk of the infection amid the virus and death rates going up in India, said the Health Directorate.
Deposit collection of commercial banks goes upBy The Rising Nepal
This increase has been attributed to the Nepal Rastra Bank policy of refinancing. Releasing of the sum for refinancing facility to COVID-19 pandemic affected industry and commerce has led to the increase in the deposit by Rs 40 billion. This would ease the credit crunch the banking system was facing due to rise in demand of credit .
Fire destroys six houses in KalikotBy RSS
Six houses were reduced to ashes Saturday when the fire broke out at Pachaljharana Rural Municipality-8 in Kalikot. The families of Durga Sarki, Birman Sarki, Bhaire Sarki, Ati Sarki, Dhanraj Sarki and Amrite Sarki have been homeless as the fire destroyed their houses, said rural municipality Chairperson Khadga Raj Sejuwal.
For Fighting Climate ChangeBy The Rising Nepal
Going green, in recent days, has been a buzzword for both global banking and financial sectors and for the general public in fighting climate change and protecting the environment. Green banking as a part of 'going green' is a new way of performing banking businesses considering the clean environmental issues as well as corporate social responsibility of banks.
Jatras, Festivals of BhaktapurBy Binu Shrestha
The three cities in the Kathmandu Valley- Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur are known for their culture and festivals. Among them, Bhaktapur is famous for having special festivals, which the locals observe in their unique ways.
Heavens Come Alive With Planets, StarsBy The Rising Nepal
The night skies of this month would come alive with major planets, stars and constellations along with numerous entities that would be spreading all over the heavens. Resplendent red planet Mars could be marveled from evening after sundown in western sky. It would then slowly sink towards western horizon before midnight. It would be gliding across the zodiacal constellations Taurus (bull) and Gemini (twins). Confounding constellations Eridanus (river), Orion (hunter) and Monoceros (unicorn) could...
A Recognised Social CampaignerBy The Rising Nepal
Born in a poor and backward family of indigenous Tamang community in a remote village of Kavreplanchok district, Akkal Bahadur Tamang has now been a well-recognised social worker and campaigner.
Our Action Defines Our MilieuBy The Rising Nepal
Our lives are inter-dependent. With or without our intention, we are making an impact on the lives of others. Our behavior, our activities, and our beliefs affect the functioning of our surroundings. Our milieu and its productivity are a direct or indirect effect of our activities. As humans, we are under some kind of business all the time.
Interesting Travelogue, Memoir EssaysBy The Rising Nepal
We can call the under-reviewed literary book entitled “Marubhumiko Phul” (Flower of Desert) a travelogue plus memoir. Author Vijaya Chalise, who already has three books of travelogue essays published to his credit, has once again presented some of his cherished memoirs into the pieces of travelogue writings. It is a two-part book: In one part there are eight travelogue essays and in part two there are twelve memoir essays.
Journey to Jephale: Five Things To DoBy The Rising Nepal
Simply put, Jephale in Morang is equivalent to Bhedetar. It is because Jephale resembles Bhedetar (1420 meter), a beautiful hill station located at the border of Sunsari and Dhankuta districts. Similarly, Jephale (1800 meter) is also a beautiful hill station in the northern hills of Morang, that also borders Dhankuta.
Revenue Investigation Office destroys 72tn inedible sugarBy The Rising Nepal
On the basis of the FTQCO’s declaration, the Department of Revenue Investigation sent a letter to the RIO on March 19, giving it permission to destroy the sugar, said Tanka Pandey, Chief Investigation Officer at the department’s Pathalaiya office. Accordingly, the RIO destroyed the sugar, worth Rs. 6 million, by burying it on Monday evening.
Sikta irrigation affected due to lack of engineers, techniciansBy The Rising Nepal
Head of the Sikta Project, Lok Bahadur Thapa, said that the project has not been going smoothly and steadily as the continuous request to fill the remaining nine vacancies that includes engineers and technicians has not been heard.
Mobile toilets of Kathmandu suffer from indifference: KMC for expanding public toiletsBy The Rising Nepal
Four mobile toilets, at the cost of 18 lakhs each, were set up in 2009. However, two have worn out and only the remaining two are running. But, there has been an extraordinary display of indifference on part of the government as indicated by not providing any spot to park the mobile toilets.
Chinese lab says uranium seized in Nepal is genuineBy The Rising Nepal
Chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police SSP Ashok Singh said that the Chinese laboratory reported that the recovered item was raw uranium-238. Police had first examined the object at the National Forensic Science Laboratory (NAST). NAST said the item could be a raw material for uranium.
UML quits Karnali Province governmentBy RSS
The CPN UML has quit the Karnali Province government led by CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi. Three UML leaders formally left the government by tendering resignation as per decision of Karnali Province parliamentary party meeting.