COVID-19 Risks Of Second WaveBy The Rising Nepal
Globally, new COVID-19 cases rose sharply with over 4.5 million cases reported in a week's time. The number of new deaths increased by 7 per cent as compared to two weeks ago, with over 76,000 new deaths as per the report of WHO.
Back To Village: Away From City CacophonyBy The Rising Nepal
Dilapidated vehicles queue up in the traffic jam on the street in the valley. They emit black fumes, leaving its wispy trail behind where lies the weary building of the royal palace turned into a museum after the country abolished the monarchy on 28 May 2008.
Mercury, Venus to Glide Across TaurusBy The Rising Nepal
As it darkens the night skies of this month would offer the mesmerisng marvels of the heavens in full glory. Major planets could be viewed during dawn and dusk. Stars and constellations along with other celestial wonders that prominently pepper the celestial realms could be savored with satisfaction throughout the night. Planets Mercury and Venus could be glimpsed tersely after sundown low in western sky. It would be gliding across the constellation Taurus (bull). On 17 May Mercury would reach its...
Normalisation of Rape CultureBy The Rising Nepal
On average, six rape cases are reported daily in Nepal. The number of reported rape cases has continued to rise despite the strict laws. A sharp rise has been seen over the last years. During the fiscal year 2018/2019, 2,230 cases of rape and 786 rape attempts were reported. The fiscal year 2019/2020 witnessed 2,144 rape cases and 686 rape attempts. In the last fiscal year alone, police arrested 1,085 individuals and filed cases against 312 individuals in the Kathmandu Valley for sexual harassment...
Has Cryptocurrency Revolutionised Currency?By The Rising Nepal
A currency in the most specific sense is money in any form used as a medium of exchange, especially banknotes and coins in circulation. A currency is a system of money in common use, especially for the people in a nation. We know that once there was commodity money then it was replaced by metallic money. Similarly, we can see metallic money being replaced by paper money and paper money by bank money or cheque. Recently, in the few years, we are using the digital payment method and now in the current...
India and Nepali LanguageBy The Rising Nepal
When we talk about Nepali literature and culture, the subject assumes importance for Nepal and the Diaspora staying across the globe. Languages and literature are such things that transcend the nation's borders. The same is true with culture. The Nepali language, beyond doubt, carries with it the strongest identity for Nepal. But, it is also the strongest identity of all the Nepali speaking communities residing beyond the border. This is the truth of all languages. One quotable example of this kind...
Menstrual Cup: Step Towards SustainabilityBy The Rising Nepal
The thought of the amount of plastic that we are depositing and its impact on our planet tortures me. The use of plastic today is so massive that we can in fact name today's era as the “era of plastic”. Every product we consume uses plastic and menstruating products is no exception.
Four lawmakers of JSP removed from Lumbini Provincial AssemblyBy The Rising Nepal
According to the notice of the assembly, Santosh Kumar Pande, Bijay Bahadur Yadav, Suman Sharma Rayamajhi and Kalpana Pande have been removed as the lawmakers of the provincial assembly.
Medical tools purchased for preventing COVID-19 gather dust in Mahottari District HospitalBy RSS
The hospital was developed as a Covid-19 special hospital last year. Five set of ventilators, beds, monitors and equipment for ICU facilities were provided for the 50-beded hospital a year ago.
Highlands people in Taplejung busy in managing food for rainy seasonBy RSS
With the beginning of Nepali New Year, people here keep themselves busy in the food management for the future use. The stock would be sufficient to meet the requirements till November-December, said Kelshang Sherpa of Ghunsa of Phaktanglung rural municipality-7. As Sherpa said, they remain almost isolated during rains as transport facility here gets disrupted by flood and landslide and food security for eight months is the prime concern of the hour of every household here.
Nepal’s GDP is expected to grow by 3.1 percentBy RSS
Growth is expected to recover from the low base in FY2020, as a result of the gradual lifting of nationwide lockdown since July 2020, and a pickup in domestic demand. The ongoing vaccination campaigns against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic will help strengthen the economic impetus.
Two die of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
Tej Oli, focal person of the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (DCMCC), Banke, said that a woman, 39, of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City-17 died last night while a man, 65, of the ward no. 12 of the same local level died this morning while undergoing treatment in the hospital.
Three lawmakers of Gandaki Provincial Assembly found positive for COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Dr. Binod Binshu Sharma, health director of Gandaki province health directorate, informed that three lawmakers of the assembly were found infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the PCR tests of the swabs of the lawmakers which was collected on Tuesday.
China to provide additional medical help to Nepal in fight against COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
"During the meeting, H.E. Mr. Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, announced to provide Nepal with an additional grant of medical equipment and materials equivalent to 5 million RMB to complement national efforts in fighting against COVID-19,"
20 detainees in Kailali test positive for coronavirusBy RSS
The infected ones have now been kept in separate isolation and efforts are underway to conduct PCR test on other detainees and police persons, Chaudhari added.
Doctors urge for 'community treatment' as Govt. estimates daily COVID-19 case to be 11,000 by this MayBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal has yet to witness the peak of the second wave. Just today, over four thousand COVID-19 cases have been detected in the country. Of the total RT-PCR testing, positivity rate is over 30 per cent lately.
India records 320K cases as foreign help arrivesBy The Rising Nepal
Tuesday’s 323,144 new infections raised India’s total past 17.6 million, behind only the United States. It ended a five-day streak of recording the largest single-day increases in any country throughout the pandemic, but the decline likely reflects lower weekend testing rather than reduced spread of the virus.
Village sealed off after death from coronavirousBy RSS
With the second wave of coronavirus crisis deepening in India, Doti people reached India as migrant workers have started returning home and they seem reluctant to stay in quarantine which has put the entire village at high risk of infection, it is said. Lately, over 1,000 people returned home from India in Doti.
Meeting of JSP senior leaders ends inconclusivelyBy The Rising Nepal
"We had an informal meeting among the senior leaders to dwell on current political issue. We did not make concrete decision, and we will have another meeting within a couple of days,' said Chair Yadav.
Chair Prachanda urges Govt to provide food, other helps for working class peopleBy The Rising Nepal
Issuing a press statement today, the former Prime Minister asked the government for focusing on controlling the spread of the virus and treatment of the infected by properly providing medical materials and equipment to the local levels as well.