Drought exacerbates villages’ water woesBy The Rising Nepal
“Water crisis has always been an issue here. But the situation is worse this year. The well has dried up and we have to carry buckets full of water from the river for a long distance, while also spilling precious water along the way,” she said.
Vegetable price increases by 69 per centBy The Rising Nepal
Price of vegetables and fruits has skyrocketed. Price of vegetables has gone up by 69 percent while that of fruits by 41 percent.
All COVID-19 ward beds occupiedBy The Rising Nepal
All the 142 beds of the COVID ward of Bheri Hospital and the 65 beds of the Nepalgunj Medical College are full, forcing more than a dozen infected patients, some in need of intensive care and oxygen, to wait for days to receive treatment.
Hundreds entering Nepal daily through Belahiya border pointBy The Rising Nepal
With the coronavirus ravaging various parts of India, the number of Nepalis returning to Nepal through the Belahiya border point in Rupandehi district has increased significantly. According to the Area Police Office, Belahiya, an average of 250 people are entering the country every day through the border point.
Kavre builds back better after quakeBy The Rising Nepal
The NRA’s record shows that of the 74,930 beneficiaries in Kavre, 57,595 have already received their first installment until April this year. However, as per the Local Infrastructure Office at Kavre, 3,954 eligible beneficiaries are yet to sign an agreement to receive the grant.
Gross FDI inflow up by 18.2, FDI stock down by 8.8 per centBy The Rising Nepal
Gross Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows rose by 18.2 per cent at the end FY 2018/19, amounting to Rs. 19.68 billion, according to the FDI survey report of Nepal Rastra Bank, 2021. However, total stock of FDI stock diminished by 8.8 per cent in 2018/19, shrinking to Rs. 182.92 billion.
Three including a youth die of COVID-19 in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
Tej Oli, focal person of District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center, Banke, informed that a man aged-56 of Bangad-3 in Salyan district and a woman aged 71 year old of Janaki-1 in Banke district died on Thursday while the youth aged 28 of Baijnath-6 in Banke district died Friday morning while under treatment at the COVID ward in the hospital.
Year 2077: A Mixed Bag For NepalBy The Rising Nepal
The year 2077 B.S. witnessed many joyous and undesired events.The start of the year coincided with the undesirable arrival of the fatal and destructive COVID-19 that delivered a blow to all Nepalis. The cruel and unavoidable virus took more than 3000 Nepali lives. The year also marked the completion of the KP Oli-led near two-thirds majority government's second year and its entry into the third year. Globally, 2077 was a year of challenge and hardship due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic...
Dharahara: Pride Of KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
The government is set to present the newly constructed Dharahara to the nation as a New Year 2078 gift. Destroyed by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu on April 25, 2015, the construction started in October 2018.
Ram And AyodhyaBy The Rising Nepal
Recently Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that the real Ayodhya lies at Thori in the west of Birgunj, Nepal. PM Oli is not the only person to claim that Ram was not born in India’s Ayodhya. Many cities around the world share the same name, Ayodhya.
Facial Melanosis ExplainedBy The Rising Nepal
“Dermoscopy Atlas of Facial Melanosis” authored by budding dermatologists Bibush Amatya and Priya Bhusal, introduces readers, intended dermatologists and dermatology residents, to clinical description, dermoscopic features and well labeled, good quality dermoscopic images of various skin conditions manifesting as facial pigmentation. Facial pigmentation or melanosis is something dermatologists encounter commonly in their day to day practice. In general population, it is a commonplace to find...
Expensive Boer goats now bred in TanahunBy The Rising Nepal
Shiva Raj Ale, a farmer of Bhimad Municipality-9, Tanahun, has succeeded to produce young Boer goats at his own firm. Two small -- one male and another female -- Boer goats were born in his firm on Monday.
Nepal’s trade deficit crosses Rs. 1,000bnBy The Rising Nepal
According to the trade statistics of the Department of Customs, the country’s trade deficit has increased by 12.49 per cent to Rs. 1,016.62 billion during the first nine months of the current fiscal year.
Brit Awards to have live audience as part of COVID event trialsBy The Rising Nepal
The Brit Awards will go ahead with a live audience next month, as part of the government's research into how live events might work after the pandemic.
Street dogs kill goats in MorangBy The Rising Nepal
“Saving the goats has been a difficult task for us. One of my goats was surrounded by 15-20 stray dogs while it was grazing in the field around a fortnight ago. I could rescue the goat from the dogs but it died during treatment,” said Ram Chandra Sahani, a local.
TIA police returns 122 people for carrying fake PCR reportsBy The Rising Nepal
Altogether 122 passengers who were going to different countries for foreign employment have been repatriated from Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday. Chief of the airport security office and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajesh Nath Bastola said that they were returned from the airport after the PCR reports they produced were found fake.
Lyrid meteor shower to peak from Thursday night to Friday morningBy RSS
According to Suresh Bhattarai, Chairperson at the Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO), at least 15 to 20 meteors would be seen per hour while activeness of the sparkling meteor shower would go excessive from 11 am on Thursday to till sunrise on Friday.
Decline in carpet export: stakeholders point out need of efficient human resource, product promotion for revivalBy The Rising Nepal
Data show that export of the carpet industry acutely dived from its peak in 1990s. According to the data of Trade and Export Promotion Center, Nepal exported 2,371,000 sq. meter carpet in the fiscal year 1991. Contrastingly, the export shrunk to 345,232 sq. meter in fiscal year 2019/20.
Chariot procession with Ram-Sita statue proceeded for AyodhyaBy RSS
The statues of Ram and Sita have been taken from here amidst a chariot procession for installing at Ayodhyapuri in Madi of Chitwan district. Ram is the Hindu god and Sita is his consort. As per the scriptures, Sita is the daughter of King Janak of ancient Mithila, the present-day Janakpur region.
Man dies of COVID-19 while under treatment in BirgunjBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Saroj Roshan Das, COVID Coordinator of Narayani hospital, said that the man was undergoing treatment at Narayani Bayodha hospital since April 11. The man had returned from India a few days ago and was admitted to the hospital after he had complicated health problems.