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.
NTNC staff raises orphaned baby rhinosBy The Rising Nepal
Mohadra, who has been raising Pushpa (a baby rhino) found in Tamaspur in Nawalparasi for the past 15 months, has added responsibility to take care of Anjali, who was found stranded inside the park two weeks ago. Anjali is also a baby rhinoceros.
Two including staff nurse succumbs to COVID-19By RSS
Two persons including a staff nurse died of COVID-19 in Banke district on Monday. A 20-year-old nurse from Tulsipur in Dang district died at 11:00 am today while receiving treatment at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj, according to Hospital's Medical Superintendent Dr Prakash Thapa.
Two ministers of Lumbini Province resignBy The Rising Nepal
Kul Prasad KC, minister for law and internal affairs, and Sudarshan Baral, minister for social development, both of whom represented the CPN (Maoist Center) resigned from their posts after their party withdrew its support to the government.
FNCCI calls applications from startupsBy The Rising Nepal
The FNCCI made this announcement through its official website on April 16 for the online application. The Startups and Innovation Committee (SUIC) of the FNCCI has called the applications from interested entrepreneurs who are looking for support for their new venture.
Woman dies of COVID-19 while under treatment at Narayani HospitalBy The Rising Nepal
The woman was brought to the hospital as she was seriously ill with fever and coughing and pneumonia and she found infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the PCR test carried out on Saturday in the hospital. She was under treatment in the isolation ward of the hospital.
Banke schools closed for a week for fear of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Some students and teachers were found infected in places such as Nepalgunj, Duduwa, Kohalpur and Khajura, and so as to avoid situation becoming terrible, schools have been asked to shut down, according to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center of Banke.
53.4 per cent of missing children reunited with family this yearBy The Rising Nepal
According to the data of the NCRC under the Ministry of Woman, Children and Senior Citizens, a total 2,832 children, 662 boys and 2,170 girls, went missing in the last 9 months of this fiscal year 2020/21.
NEPSE capitalisation up by 111.29 per centBy The Rising Nepal
On April 15, top five gainers were NIC ASIA Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd, Best Finance Company Ltd, Mahila Lagubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd, Jyoti Life Insurance Ltd and Green Development Bank Ltd. A share of NIC ASIA Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited was traded at Rs 1,868 after it increased by 9.95%. Similarly, closing price of a share of the Best Finance Company was Rs. 187 after its increase by 10 percent from its opening points. Share of Mahila Laghubitta Sanstha Limited also increased by 10...
115 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nepalgunj todayBy The Rising Nepal
Of the total new cases, 106 persons were found infected in the PCR tests carried out in the Bheri Hospital while nine people entering Nepal through Jamunaha border point were found with COVID-19.
Income from international tourism declines by 91.7 per cent in last eight monthsBy The Rising Nepal
According to the data of Nepal Rastra Bank, income from foreign tourism during the first eight months of the current fiscal year has stood at Rs 4.45 billion, a slash by 91.7 per cent compared to the income made last year in the same period. During the previous eight months, the country had made an income of Rs. 60.88 billion from international tourism.
A village where only Tamang language is spokenBy The Rising Nepal
Lal Bahadur Tamang, 70, of the village said they speak only Tamang language in an effort to save their ancestor’s culture and beliefs from foreign influence.
Muslim women deprived of higher secondary educationBy The Rising Nepal
“Muslim students are still deprived of access to education due to lack of public awareness among Bengali (Maldaihiya) Muslims in the community and in absence of schools and campuses nearby,” stated journalist Alam.
Digital Transformation: Robust Foundation A MustBy The Rising Nepal
Laudable Initiatives If you have a smartphone, you do not need to go out and bargain with a taxi or wait for a crowded bus to reach your destination in the Kathmandu Valley. With Tootle and Pathao, the ride-sharing services, offering taxi and motorcycle ride, you can book them through your phones and then travel to your destination in time. What you need is the internet and apps on your cell phones. The recent MIS report of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has stated that internet penetration...
Our Outlook Towards OppressedBy The Rising Nepal
My grandfather had once hit me with a stick when I was studying in the eighth grade at our village school. My grandfather was angry because I had one of my friends who hailed from the marginalised community cut my hair. "You should not let the lower caste people touch your head as it would stop your physical and mental growth" was the remark made by the old man after gi ving me four whacks with his stick. +++ vb