Agony Of A COVID-19 SurvivorBy The Rising Nepal
As I sit before my computer, a viral message was spreading in our Messenger groups regarding an advertisement on 'matrimony', where a girl was seeking a life partner, mentioning herself as one vaccinated with the double shots of Covishield.
Social Media DrawbacksBy The Rising Nepal
Social media refers to internet-based, interactive, long-lasting platforms for mass personal communication that enable great perceptions of interactions among users and derive meaning primarily from user-generated data. Tiktok, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are the widely used, intimate social media platforms at present. It surely has many advantages, which
Foreign Policy In Changed ContextBy The Rising Nepal
Foreign Policy, as the name suggests, is a policy adopted by a nation in its external dealings. It is the substance of foreign relations. It includes the bundle of principles and practices regulating state behaviour. It is, therefore, the external behaviour of states.
Amar Singh Thapa A Great National HeroBy The Rising Nepal
Great people reside in the hearts of the millions around the world. Amar Singh Thapa, who was born at Siranchok of Gorkha, embraced a mission to expand Nepal from the Tista River in the east to the Ravi River in the west. His enviable deeds in expanding the natio
Thinking Positive During PandemicBy The Rising Nepal
Our inner feelings have their bearings on our overall personality. Positive vibes inside us make an impact on our external behaviour and has its reflection on our individual image. Our thinking is a very important aspect of our whole life, happiness and well-being.
A Handy Manual For LawmakersBy The Rising Nepal
The book introduced here is a precious gift by Basant Acharya and Yamuna Aryal at a time when there has been a growing need of such a material especially to guide the lawmakers at the federal, Pradesh and local level in the process and skills of law making. This reviewer is well aware of Basantajee's industriousness and thoroughness to search, collect and use the relevant documents and evidences to produce works of contemporary use and relevance. His previous comprehensive work on Mediation(Melmilap)...
Rare Uranium: Multipronged UseBy The Rising Nepal
Uranium was discovered in 1789 by German scientist Martin Heinrich Klaproth in the mineral pitchblende. It was isolated shortly after, but its radioactive properties were not recognized until 1896 by Henri Becquerel. On a scale arranged according to the increasing mass of their nuclei, uranium is among the heaviest of all the naturally occurring elements (hydrogen is the lightest). Uranium is 18.7 times as dense as water. Like other elements, uranium occurs in several slightly differing forms known...
Bhanubhakta Zoological Park is sanctuary for 177 species of birdsBy The Rising Nepal
One hundred and seventy-seven species of birds have been sighted in Bhanubhakta Zoological Park at Byas Municipality in Tanahun district during both summer and winter seasons. In the summer season, the park is a playground for some 144 species of birds and other species are found in winter. A recent seven-day bird monitoring observed 124 bird species in the park during this summertime. "We have listed 124 species of birds during the short-term monitoring of the summer season. We are very happy...
Stay Positive, Spiritually StrongBy Pushpa Priya
Positive thinking develops antibody and boosts the immunity system in our body, especially at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Conquering the second wave of the pandemic is more challenging compared to the challenges we had faced when the first wave of the pandemic had spread.
Culture Connectivity In NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Culture gives us the necessary light. It gives us a sense of purpose in human existence. It embodies values that bind society together. Culture is a kind of lens through which we are capable of knowing and remembering the past that is our heritage. It is revealing the broader horizons of the past and illuminating the future, not in details, but in showing the direction in which the society is moving. To live without a cultural memory is not to live at all. In the words of William Harrell Mallock...
Quaint Customs Of RanasBy The Rising Nepal
The 104-year Rana rule gave rise to a lot of quaint customs and strange traditions, which although may sound anachronistic, and at times, laughable in today’s perspective, were quite invaluable in those days. Some of such customs and practices are given here for the readers' perusal:
Dairy Products Enhancing Nutrition, ImmunityBy The Rising Nepal
The nutritional significance of milk and milk products is always held in high esteem. Since times immemorial, it has been considered a pious offering, a befitting food for God. Today, dairy products are an integral part of the daily diet globally. Milk is the closest natural food substitute to human milk for an infant and hence is considered as a complete food for neonates. As we celebrate the 21st “World Milk Day” on June 1st, 2021, there is a need to increase awareness of the nourishing aspects...
A Valley Of MisnomersBy Aashish Mishra
“Once upon a time, there were three water pitchers at Indra Chowk,” 63-year-old Narendra Shrestha recounts the story he used to hear from his grandmother. “This led to the place being called Swongha:, Swon meaning three in Nepal Bhasa and Gha: meaning pitchers,” he continues. “Over time, the ‘S’ disappeared and the place got named Wongha.” There is also another fable associated with the name, as Shrestha shares. “Wonta means east and Gha: means pitcher so pitchers placed in the...
Earthquakes Of Nepal: Research & AnalysisBy The Rising Nepal
Facts provide knowledge and teach lessons. But, the question here is – who realises them first – the government or an individual researcher? It is a self-motivated individual researcher, who works seriously and makes facts shining for future generation with research. The government does its work, sees laws of land and people and if it feels things are done and duty is fulfilled, it is okay. Also, what is seen is government keeps changing and the cycle repeats. In the process, the facts finding...
Mercury Marches In Sun's NeighbourhoodBy The Rising Nepal
As darkness would descend on earth, the night skies of this month would come alive and offer sky-gazers the spectacular sights of the prominent planets, scintillating stars and confounding constellations along with other exceptional entities o
Pandemic and Mental HealthBy The Rising Nepal
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on our lives. Many of us are encountering challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health measures, such as physical distancing, lockdown and other prohibi
Climate Change Risks Grow In Himalayan RegionBy The Rising Nepal
Increasing temperatures across the Himalayan range has contributed to many severe outbreaks of vector-borne diseases. The vector-borne diseases result from infection transmitted to humans and other animals by blood-feeding anthropods, such as mosquitoes, ticks, and flea. The vector-borne disease has made 2020 the worst year on record for deadly diseases including the COVID-19 pandemic. The instance of the construction of Besisahar-Chame road can be given in this respect as it has given the vectors...
Significance of Gender-Neutral LanguageBy The Rising Nepal
The word and language is not just a sound or a written symbol. It is the force or the power that we use to express and communicate. Our word is the gift that comes directly from god. Through those words and language, we express our creative power.
Nepali Farmers Tackling Transboundary Plant PestsBy The Rising Nepal
Over the past few years, Nepal's agriculture sector has been hit by several new crop pests and pathogens. Among those feature migratory pests, which periodically make their appearance in the country, as well as invasive pests. The latter comprise organisms that are entirely new to Nepal, often originate from far-off parts of the world and invade new territories through pathways such as intercountry trade of agricultural goods and commodities, international travel or tourism.
Thoughts: Fuel For PlanetBy The Rising Nepal
This world runs in a collective belief of all the human beings that reside in it. Our thoughts, our beliefs, our action upon mere imagination are what feed the engine room of this modern planet. The natural components of the planet barely support the construction of this modern society. Trees and oxygen do not help us in paying taxes, just like waterfalls and lakes aren’t responsible for capitalism. So, years forward the world has shifted more towards the