Advocacy For The Neglected ClassBy The Rising Nepal
New Road is not just a street, it is a witness of Nepali history. Built after the 1934 earthquake, it saw the Rana regime at its peak slowly wither and ultimately fall in 1951. In the democracy years, it was the centre of political activity – be it speeches by leaders or protests by dissatisfied groups. The road also observed the three decades of repressive Panchayat rule and watched over the popular movement that toppled it in 1990. It saw the constitutional monarchy get thrown out in favour of...
Madhesh: Land Of GloryBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal, a small landlocked country with a total area of 147516 square kilometres, encompasses various cultures made of 125 ethnic groups. Nepalese people express their culture through music and dance, art and craft, food and drinks, language and literature, philosophy and religions, festivals and
Opposition parties' writ petition registered at Supreme CourtBy The Rising Nepal
The coalition of the opposition parties has registered a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba, President of the main opposition Nepali Congress party, to the post of Prime Minister and reinstatement of the House of Representatives.
15 persons undergoing treatment in hospitals succumb to COVID-19 in Banke since Thursday eveningBy The Rising Nepal
Eight infected persons undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital and seven patients of COVID-19 undergoing treatment at Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital in Kohalpur succumbed to the virus infection till this morning, according to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center.
COVID-19, How Effective Is Remdesivir?By The Rising Nepal
Now, we're going to look at what comes next following the second wave of the coronavirus that has gripped our nation. The world has reported millions of cases of the coronavirus and the WHO has come up with the largest single-day count of cases. Fewer places can say they are past the peak and some localities are already experiencing a bounce-back of fresh cases. Yet we have been in this pandemic long enough to
Combatting Pandemic's Second WaveBy The Rising Nepal
The year 2020 was remembered for and identified with the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns, quarantines and isolations. However, the year 2020 was mainly remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic that caused many problems, namely loss of human life, social and economic disruption, increase in poverty, increase in the number of layoff and unemployment. COVID-19 also became fuel to racism, m
Applying Buddha's Teachings In LifeBy The Rising Nepal
Nowadays, people all over the world are increasingly becoming inquisitive to Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy. A beginner, when starting to learn, faces many problems in understanding the philosophy. They wonder where to start and how to understand. Today's Internet generation may wish if Buddha were in this age, he could have delivered a TED talk on his philosophy. Then they could understand his philosoph
Journey Through Los AngelesBy The Rising Nepal
Travel diaries, travelogues, travel memoirs are always very precious. They hold all the complicated and simplified feelings of a traveller when s/he has to come out of their comfort zone to materialize his passion. Travelogues are the collections of unforgettable moments described and patterned into words so that the memoirs are cherished forever, passing on to the generations. One must not forget the notable travelogue Jung B
101 Biographies Of First Nepali WomenBy The Rising Nepal
"First Nepali Women", the title of the freshly unveiled edition of the book by Nirmal Kumar Acharya, tells a lot about women. In our country, which is believed to be built and grown with patriarchal values, woman trail-blazers of society either go unnoticed or they only get less proportionate credit for their work. The good feature about this book is the author is with proof for showing merits of work performed by such women, who showed all the talent and audacity defying ill-attitude towards them...
Of Herbs And Home RemediesBy The Rising Nepal
Nepalis have a deep faith in herbs, and home remedy constitutes an essential part of our folk health tradition. Ichchha, the wish, a poem by Bal Krishna Sama, shows the depth of our faith in what we call jadi-buti. One of the touching lines of the poem is, “I wish the herbs of Nepal Himalaya be in my mouth, while I fall in bed counting my last days.” Himalayan herbs often get special mention while speaking of Nepal's glorious traditions.
Spain donates 5 tons of medical supplies to Nepal worth 1mln Euro including 15 respirators, 10 oxygen concentratorsBy The Rising Nepal
The equipment donated by Spanish Ministry of Health comprises 33 pallets, valued at around 1 million euros. The shipment, with more than 5 tonnes of health material, includes 15 respirators, 10 oxygen concentrators, together with consumables and spare parts necessary for their use, 144,000 FFP2 face masks and some 125,000 antigen tests, a press release issued by the Embassy of Nepal in Spain read.
China provides medical supplies as assistance to Nepal including 30,000 liters of liquid oxygenBy The Rising Nepal
Earlier, on Wednesday, medical supplies donated by Sichuan Provincial People's Government of the People's Republic of China were flown to Kathmandu.
Minister Thapa reaches out to leader Nepal, talks held at Nepal's residenceBy The Rising Nepal
Kiran Bhattarai, press advisor to Home Minister Thapa, said that Minister Thapa talked about the by-election for the NA member and issues related to the party. Thapa had switched to the UML from CPN-Maoist Center after the Supreme Court a couple of months ago invalidated the 3-year old unification between the two parties.
Weather to be generally to completely cloudy due to cyclone 'Tauktae’By RSS
The impact of Westerly low pressure system and the severe cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’ emerged from the Arabian Sea is seen in the weather system in the country presently.
Mountain climbing affected since Thursday due to inclement weatherBy RSS
Department’s Director Mira Acharya, who is currently in the Everest Base Camp, said, “Hundreds of aspiring climbers are waiting for the fair-weather window to summit the mountains.”
Vaccination Key To Fight PandemicBy The Rising Nepal
The world today is passing through an unprecedented time owing to the deadly spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The death toll related to it has reached more than 3.1 million worldwide by the first week of May 2021 as per the World Health
COVID-19 Shots During MenstruationBy The Rising Nepal
At present, vaccines have become the most viable option in the battle against COVID-19. Nowadays, it is common to see vaccination centres overwhelmed by huge crowds seeking to receive their vaccine doses. Safe and effective vaccines can be a game-changer. Yes, everyone agrees to this, however, with more and more people being vaccinated, each of them is reacting differently to the effects and side effects of vaccines.
Ward Committees Have They Become Extractive Bodies?By The Rising Nepal
This writer had evinced interest in the issues of local governance and democratic decentralisation during the early 90s when the nation was caught up with deliberation on how to reshape, revamp and reorganise local governments following the tenets of multiparty democracy established after the popular upsurge of 1990. Since then I have developed a penchant to write and contribute articles, comments and observations on
Cyberbullying Is InsidiousBy The Rising Nepal
Cyberbullying affects 17 per cent of the world's families. Almost one in five parents in the world admits that at least one of their children has experienced cyberbullying. It is a type of harassment that occurs between minors in which digital media are used to harm the victim, consciously and repeatedly over time.
A Firm Step Towards Nepal StudyBy The Rising Nepal
Critical and research-based, in-depth nonfiction writings are few and far between in Nepal, which indicates the limitation of Nepalese critical discourse. In this regard, Raprau (Ramji Prasad Upadhaya) Pokhrel's 'Bichar Mimamsa' is an exception. The book is a collection of twenty-two write-ups on different themes and topics. In his book, Pokhrel has written on i