Khimti Substation nears completionBy The Rising Nepal
According to the agreement, 47 km-long transmission line has been installed from Gongar to Devitar of Ramechhap district, along with the construction of 127 towers, said Dr. Ganesh Neupane, UTHP spokesperson.
Experts point out need of long-term care for elderliesBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Ramesh Kandel, a senior geriatric doctor, said that health systems need to be transformed so that the aged can ensure affordable access to evidence-based medical interventions that respond to the needs of older people and can help prevent care dependency later in life.
Chairman Prachanda files petition at SC for review of its decision against NCP formationBy The Rising Nepal
Talking to journalists after filing the writ petition, former Prime Minister Prachanda expressed optimism that reality would be made public with the review of the SC verdict as the SC decision had been made going beyond the demand in the writ petition of the applicant.
Flood victims in Bajura wait for safe places to live inBy The Rising Nepal
The floods in the local Budhi Ganga River on the night of July 10 last year swept away all of their houses and lands. Again the rainy season is coming soon and they are worried about safe place to live in.
Sapkota finding inspiration from nature for fashion designingBy The Rising Nepal
Fashion is the art of creating exquisite patterns by sewing and weaving fabrics of different colours, sizes and varieties. Fashion certainly requires skills but it also depends heavily on inspiration and for aspiring fashion designer Radha Dhakal Sapkota, that inspiration comes from nature.
Air pollution peaks in lack of pre-monsoon rainsBy The Rising Nepal
Air pollution has increased in many parts of the country, including in the Kathmandu Valley, due to lack of sufficient rainfall this season. Meteorologists have said that dust particles have been accumulated in the atmosphere and there is no likelihood of rainfall or wind to clear the dust particles in the air immediately. According to senior meteorologist Meen Kumar Aryal at the Meteorological Forecasting Division under the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DHM), the present cloud in the...
Muslim religious leaders seek to end dowry systemBy The Rising Nepal
The Muslim scholars (Maulana) in Banke have come together in a bid to eradicate the practice of dowry, which is growing among the Muslim communities in the district in recent years.
Women's effective participation in public life stressedBy The Rising Nepal
Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens Julie Kumari Mahato stressed that women’s full and effective participation in public life and decision-making process underpins Nepal’s development aspirations to create an inclusive, just, and equitable society, the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations stated in its statement.
Govt expels 136 foreigners in eight monthsBy The Rising Nepal
The government has deported 136 foreign nationals who entered Nepal on tourist visa after they were found involved in illegal activities.
Fukushima hopes Olympic torch will shine light on recoveryBy AFP
When the Tokyo Olympics torch relay kicks off in Fukushima on Thursday, runners are hoping it will show the world the area is no "nuclear wasteland", a decade after the 2011 disaster. The pandemic might have overshadowed a Games once billed as the "Recovery Olympics" after the earthquake and tsunami catastrophe, but Fukushima torchbearers say the relay can show their home in a new light.
Boer goats distributed to Chepang people for income generationBy RSS
Sapana Village Social Impact of Sauraha, Chitwan and Ichhakamana rural municipality jointly distributed the male goats of boer species to the Chepang people of Ichhakamana, ward-1 and Kalingdanda on Tuesday. The Impact which has implemented a project ‘All journey starts from a dream’ distributed goats to help increase the income level of underrepresented Chepang population
Number of missing children soars in BaraBy The Rising Nepal
The number of children going missing in Bara district has soared in recent years. Police cite trafficking, love affairs and elopement as main reasons behind that.
Mankumari leads healthy life at 102By The Rising Nepal
At a ripe old age of 102, Mankumari Lamichhane of Tanahun district leas a healthy life. A resident of Aabukhairani Rural Municipality-1, Lamichhane rarely visits hospital for treatment.
Police recover 331 stolen motorcycles, detain 45By The Rising Nepal
Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, Ramshahpath has expedited the process of seizing stolen vehicles in the Kathmandu Valley, as well as taking action against those involved in it.
38 Makwanpur schools have child-friendly classroomsBy The Rising Nepal
A total of 113 classrooms of 38 schools of five local levels in Makawanpur district have child-friendly environment.
Do not flout health safety measures: GovtBy Nayak Paudel
When the cases of pandemic started surging in March, 2020, the government decided to impose a nationwide lockdown. Education, tourism and transport sectors faced huge losses during the months-long period. During the lockdown, the authorities had strictly implemented restriction of movement, use of mask and social distance, among others. After the first four months of the lockdown, the government eased movement but still maintained strictness regarding health safety measures.
Durga Prasad reunites with mother after 40 yearsBy The Rising Nepal
Dhanamaya Timsina, 85, had a different charm on her face on Sunday. As her son Durga Prasad Timsina, who had gone missing, was returning home after 40 long years, her happiness knew no boundary. However, she had no idea that her son had served 40 years in prison in India. Her relatives and neighbours had not let her know that her missing son was returning home after being released from prison.
Local levels start publishing exam routinesBy The Rising Nepal
A few days after the National Examination Board’s (NEB) announcement to conduct Grade X and Grade XII examinations on coming June, local governments across the country have started publishing routine for Grade VIII final examinations.
One-fourth of stone spouts in Kathmandu Valley on verge of extinctionBy The Rising Nepal
Out of 387 stone spouts recorded in the Kathmandu Valley, 67 have gone out of use and many have much decreased flow of water.
Reconstruction of Kasthamandap to be complete by JulyBy The Rising Nepal
Keeping up with the legacy, the whole of the monument has been constructed using Sal wood. Shakya mentioned that trees have not been unnecessarily cut but used from places where trees needed to be cut for other development projects. “The wood was sourced from Chitwan, trees from Mahottari that were cut during the construction of BP highway, from Amlekhgunj during the construction of Barauni-Amlekhgunj pipeline and from Dhangadhi,” Chairperson Shakya said.