Interesting Travelogue, Memoir EssaysBy The Rising Nepal
We can call the under-reviewed literary book entitled “Marubhumiko Phul” (Flower of Desert) a travelogue plus memoir. Author Vijaya Chalise, who already has three books of travelogue essays published to his credit, has once again presented some of his cherished memoirs into the pieces of travelogue writings. It is a two-part book: In one part there are eight travelogue essays and in part two there are twelve memoir essays.
Journey to Jephale: Five Things To DoBy The Rising Nepal
Simply put, Jephale in Morang is equivalent to Bhedetar. It is because Jephale resembles Bhedetar (1420 meter), a beautiful hill station located at the border of Sunsari and Dhankuta districts. Similarly, Jephale (1800 meter) is also a beautiful hill station in the northern hills of Morang, that also borders Dhankuta.
Revenue Investigation Office destroys 72tn inedible sugarBy The Rising Nepal
On the basis of the FTQCO’s declaration, the Department of Revenue Investigation sent a letter to the RIO on March 19, giving it permission to destroy the sugar, said Tanka Pandey, Chief Investigation Officer at the department’s Pathalaiya office. Accordingly, the RIO destroyed the sugar, worth Rs. 6 million, by burying it on Monday evening.
Sikta irrigation affected due to lack of engineers, techniciansBy The Rising Nepal
Head of the Sikta Project, Lok Bahadur Thapa, said that the project has not been going smoothly and steadily as the continuous request to fill the remaining nine vacancies that includes engineers and technicians has not been heard.
Mobile toilets of Kathmandu suffer from indifference: KMC for expanding public toiletsBy The Rising Nepal
Four mobile toilets, at the cost of 18 lakhs each, were set up in 2009. However, two have worn out and only the remaining two are running. But, there has been an extraordinary display of indifference on part of the government as indicated by not providing any spot to park the mobile toilets.
Chinese lab says uranium seized in Nepal is genuineBy The Rising Nepal
Chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police SSP Ashok Singh said that the Chinese laboratory reported that the recovered item was raw uranium-238. Police had first examined the object at the National Forensic Science Laboratory (NAST). NAST said the item could be a raw material for uranium.
UML quits Karnali Province governmentBy RSS
The CPN UML has quit the Karnali Province government led by CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi. Three UML leaders formally left the government by tendering resignation as per decision of Karnali Province parliamentary party meeting.
A nursery in Humla produces 85,000 seedlings of apple, walnutsBy The Rising Nepal
A fruit nursery firm of Humla has grown 85 thousand seedlings. Two youths from Humla have started to grow seedling in the district. Before this, it was being purchased from outside the district.
Moving without mask? Police may fine Rs. 100By The Rising Nepal
Police have urged locals to wear masks, use sanitizers and maintain social distancing. Police have also raised awareness against coronavirus by playing awareness audio in Kathmandu's major junctions.
Relief being provided to 112 fire victimsBy The Rising Nepal
According to Istiyak Ahmad Sah, chairman at Narainapur Rural Municipality, 112 families whose houses were destroyed have been relocated to 40 temporary tents for now.
Hearing on proposed SC judges on April 16By RSS
The parliamentary hearing on the proposed judges for Supreme Court, Kumar Chundal and Nahakul Subedi is scheduled for April 16, according to Committee's President, Laxman Lal Karna.
Substandard equipment 'making mountaineering riskier'By The Rising Nepal
The mountain guides have appealed to the government to put concern on the protection of the mountain climbers as the risk of fatalities is high for lack of the prior management of rules and regulation for mountain climbers.
Bheri Hospital named best hospitalBy The Rising Nepal
Bheri Hospital that is serving thousands of patients in western Nepal became the best medical service provider in the country. Quality Control and Regulatory Division under Ministry of Health and Population has certified the public hospital as the best hospital after its field visit and evaluation in its annual progress report. “Bheri Hospital served the best to the patients,” it is mentioned in evaluation report.
Still few more days to get completely clear weatherBy RSS
Air pollution has been reduced to some extent due to rainfall occurred in the hilly areas of the country including Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday evening.
Globe not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030: 2020 GHI reportBy RSS
Based on the values of the four component indicators, the GHI defines hunger on a 100-point scale where 0 being the best possible score (nil hunger) and 100 being the worst. For the GHI report, data were accessed for 132 countries provided by various respective agencies under the United Nations.
Construction of Bhimphedi-Kulekhani Tunnel slow pacedBy The Rising Nepal
Although the provincial government set up a project office for the Post Bahadur Bogati Tunnel Road in September last year, work has not gathered momentum yet owing to a lack of manpower and other problems.
Country's GDP projected to increase by 2.7 per cent in next Fiscal YearBy RSS
The outlook for Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan has also been revised upward, supported by better than expected remittance inflows: Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase by 3.6 percent in 2021; Nepal’s GDP is projected to grow by 2.7 percent in the fiscal year 2021-22 and recover to 5.1 percent by 2023; Pakistan’s growth is expected to reach 1.3 percent in 2021, slightly above previous projections.
Increasing incidents of forest fires add to rising pollutionBy The Rising Nepal
With the smoke emanating from forest fires covering the atmosphere, other pollutants are mixing and pushing the rate of air pollution higher in Nepal and other countries. Forest fires are more intense in Asia and Central Asia than in any other countries in Europe and the North American countries.