Thriving Digital EconomyBy The Rising Nepal
Digitalization has brought about tremendous changes in how we live, work, and play. The increasing investment in technology is unsettling the traditional business techniques and making a clear pathway towards the digital economy. Digital communication, digital payment, e-commerce, and online marketing have grown in recent years. We have payment gateways like e-Sewa and shopping platforms such as Daraz making our day-to-day life faster and easier.
NT’s profits down by 22% in third quarterBy The Rising Nepal
Net profit of state-owned telecom company - Nepal Telecom (NT) - has decreased by 22.22 per cent during the third quarter of the current fiscal year compared to the same period last fiscal year.
Seven-year-old boy beats COVID-19By RSS
A seven-year-old boy has got over Covid-19. Rajesh Raut of Madane Rural Municipality-1 in Gulmi district was admitted to the temporary Covid-19 special hospital operated by the rural municipality on May 3 after he had fever and shortness of breath.
Gorakhapatra A Newspaper Of RecordBy The Rising Nepal
Gorakhapatra maintains its enviable position as the country’s newspaper of record despite a series of political changes in the country in the preceding century. Neither has marked developments in printing as well as commu
Initial Days Of GorkhapatraBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister Maharaj Dev Shumsher JB Rana issued a decree or Sanad (a document for special management) on Baishak 11 in the year 1958 BS for publishing a newspaper called Gorkhapatra, every week. Pandit Naradev Pande was deputed for publishing and distributing the newspaper. For this purpose, a Type Press and a Lithograph Press were pressed into action to print a maximum of 1000 copies of the newspaper.
Gorkhapatra Pioneers Development JournalismBy The Rising Nepal
As one of Asia’s oldest newspapers, Gorkhapatra has been serving Nepali readers uninterruptedly for the last 120 years. The pioneer daily is regarded as a synonym with Nepali journalism despite the mushrooming of media outlets in the private sector. It is a national heritage tha
Gorkhapatra Must Have Strong Online Presence: ExpertsBy Aashish Mishra
In his 2007 book "Print is Dead," author Jeff Gomez states, "whether, in the form of getting news online, reading a blog or contributing to a wiki, the general population is shifting away from print consumption [and] heading instead to increasingly digital lives." Looking around, his words seem to have described reality perfectly. More and more people are getting
Now, The Next StepBy The Rising Nepal
It was in 1901 this day that the Gorkhapatra weekly debuted as Nepal’s first newspaper whose name became synonymous with journalism. Other newspapers began arriving more than 50 years later, coinciding with the 1951 advent of democracy. On his way back home after he visited Britain in 1850
A Reflection On GorkhapatraBy Ritu Raj Subedi
At the turn of the 20th century on May 6, 1901, Gorkhapatra, the country's first newspaper, was born. The new century was awaiting the landmark political, economic and technological transformation. Many nations had started an independence struggle and war against their colonial rulers. Then, Nepal was under the clutches of autocratic Rana rule. Most Nepalis were not aware of what was happening around the world. The n
A Trustworthy NewspaperBy The Rising Nepal
Throughout its 120 years of existence, Gorkhapatra has been imparting invaluable services to the citizens- informing, educating and entertaining conscientiously. In its heyday, the oldest paper of the country attracted a slew of readers- the learne
Mass Media In NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Mass media is regarded as a very powerful entity. It is ‘Voice of Voiceless’ and ‘Leg of a lame’. Thus, media plays a vital role in the development of a country. Studying about media has grown rapidly these days at it is very significant to us. To know about it,
ICU and ventilator service inauguratedBy RSS
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Poudel carried out onsite visit of quarantine unit set up at Hetauda sub-metropolitan city-6 for coronavirus infected people. There are 120 beds in the unit, according to the District Health Office, Makawanpur.
COVID-19 Risks Of Second WaveBy The Rising Nepal
Globally, new COVID-19 cases rose sharply with over 4.5 million cases reported in a week's time. The number of new deaths increased by 7 per cent as compared to two weeks ago, with over 76,000 new deaths as per the report of WHO.
Back To Village: Away From City CacophonyBy The Rising Nepal
Dilapidated vehicles queue up in the traffic jam on the street in the valley. They emit black fumes, leaving its wispy trail behind where lies the weary building of the royal palace turned into a museum after the country abolished the monarchy on 28 May 2008.
Mercury, Venus to Glide Across TaurusBy The Rising Nepal
As it darkens the night skies of this month would offer the mesmerisng marvels of the heavens in full glory. Major planets could be viewed during dawn and dusk. Stars and constellations along with other celestial wonders that prominently pepper the celestial realms could be savored with satisfaction throughout the night. Planets Mercury and Venus could be glimpsed tersely after sundown low in western sky. It would be gliding across the constellation Taurus (bull). On 17 May Mercury would reach its...
Normalisation of Rape CultureBy The Rising Nepal
On average, six rape cases are reported daily in Nepal. The number of reported rape cases has continued to rise despite the strict laws. A sharp rise has been seen over the last years. During the fiscal year 2018/2019, 2,230 cases of rape and 786 rape attempts were reported. The fiscal year 2019/2020 witnessed 2,144 rape cases and 686 rape attempts. In the last fiscal year alone, police arrested 1,085 individuals and filed cases against 312 individuals in the Kathmandu Valley for sexual harassment...
Has Cryptocurrency Revolutionised Currency?By The Rising Nepal
A currency in the most specific sense is money in any form used as a medium of exchange, especially banknotes and coins in circulation. A currency is a system of money in common use, especially for the people in a nation. We know that once there was commodity money then it was replaced by metallic money. Similarly, we can see metallic money being replaced by paper money and paper money by bank money or cheque. Recently, in the few years, we are using the digital payment method and now in the current...
India and Nepali LanguageBy The Rising Nepal
When we talk about Nepali literature and culture, the subject assumes importance for Nepal and the Diaspora staying across the globe. Languages and literature are such things that transcend the nation's borders. The same is true with culture. The Nepali language, beyond doubt, carries with it the strongest identity for Nepal. But, it is also the strongest identity of all the Nepali speaking communities residing beyond the border. This is the truth of all languages. One quotable example of this kind...
Menstrual Cup: Step Towards SustainabilityBy The Rising Nepal
The thought of the amount of plastic that we are depositing and its impact on our planet tortures me. The use of plastic today is so massive that we can in fact name today's era as the “era of plastic”. Every product we consume uses plastic and menstruating products is no exception.