Nepal land information system and 'MeroKitta' launchedBy RSS
Inaugurating the programme organized by Department of Survey to launch NELIS and 'MeroKitta', Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the government had stressed the development and adoption of technology. "If possible, we develop technology ourselves, and if not we acquire it. Government has stressed on investment and acquisition of technology."
No confidence motion against Gandaki CM Gurung registeredBy The Rising Nepal
Provincial lawmakers affiliated to Nepali Congress, CPN-Maoist Center, Rastriya Jana Morcha and Janata Samajbadi Party submitted the no confidence motion to the chairman of the Gandaki Province assembly.
A person dies of COVID-19 while under treatment in NepalgunjBy The Rising Nepal
Tej Oli, focal person of the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center of Banke, informed that a 42-year-old male of Khajura-2 in Banke district died of infection last night while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Charging stations to be set up in 50 locations in 7 provincesBy The Rising Nepal
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Development Project of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Wangwang Digital Energy Corporation Limited, selected from an international tender, signed a contract of Rs. 377.9 million (excluding tax) for the construction of the charging station on Tuesday.
Locals take lead to protect Jumla’s Chandannath templeBy The Rising Nepal
In a bid to resuscitate the holy temple, Chandannath Bhairavnath Guthi Sanstha as well as other stakeholders such as political parties, civil society and media are rallying against encroachment around the temple.
Nepal receives Rs. 642 billion remittance in eight monthsBy The Rising Nepal
The number of Nepali workers (renewed entry) taking approval for foreign employment has decreased by 65.2 per cent during the review period. It had decreased by 2.7 per cent during the same period the previous year.
Bheri hospital overcrowded with Corona patients, 140 found infected in last 3 daysBy The Rising Nepal
Tej Oli, Corona focal person of Banke district, said that problem has emerged as the corona ward of the Bheri Hospital has 20 beds, 10 ICUs and 10 ventilators, while there are 40 critical patients of COVID-19 admitted in the hospital.
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.