110 dragon fruit plants grown by grafting one sapling brought from MalaysiaThe Rising Nepal
By grafting the one dragon fruit plant that he had brought with him, Magar had planted 10 dragon fruits on his farm in the beginning. "I was able to Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 in the first year of farming," said Magar.
23 coronavirus infected persons in serious health in BankeRSS
The health condition of 23 people infected with coronavirus, who are under treatment at two Corona Special Isolation facilities in Banke, is said to be serious.
Coronavirus infected dies in RautahatRSS
A 43-year-old woman from Balchanpur in Chandrapur Municipality-10 died of coronavirus infection in Rautahat district.
Coronavirus infection rate on declining trend in KavreRSS
Kavrepalanchowk district has witnessed declining trend of coronavirus transmission rate and increasing its infection recovery rate.
World’s second highest bunjee jumping to begin in BalewaRSS
The Cliff Private Limited is bringing into operation a bunjee jumping service from the suspension bridge over the Kaligandaki gorge from October 31.
Farmers in Mahottari elate after establishment of Agriculture Knowledge CentreRSS
Local farmers have no bound of happiness following the establishment and subsequent operation of an Agriculture Knowledge Centre at the district headquarters.
Receiving and offering Tika, Jamara continues, Panchanga SamitiRSS
Receiving blessings along with tika and jamara from elders and seniors continues on the third day after the Bijaya Dashami today.
Hurricane Zeta hammers Gulf Coast with rain, wind, outagesThe Rising Nepal
Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and threatened to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in a region already pounded by multiple storms this year.
The Elements drops its awaited new singleThe Rising Nepal
The Elements is a pop trio very prominent in the current Nepali music scene with an overwhelming amount of followers craving for their music. Consisting of Ishan R. Onta on vocals and guitars, Dipesh Gurung on drums and Raunaq Singh Adhikari on guitars this group has continuously been producing non-stop hits one after the other. Their debut single Tesaile Hidey Ma was a sensation which was actually aired from the Arbitrary Original sessions, though they’ve not released an album yet, nonetheless,...
K-pop band TWICE reveals its daring side on new albumThe Rising Nepal
TWICE, a popular K-pop group known for its catchy lyrics and colorful aesthetics, has released its second full album, a collection that invites listeners into the band’s more daring side. “Eyes Wide Open,” released Monday, features 13 songs, including the lead single “I Can’t Stop Me.” The all-female group, which debuted in 2015 and has achieved success in both Japan and South Korea, sat down with The Associated Press ahead of the release to talk about the project. Nayeon, one of the...
Dashain Festival And Animal Sacrifice TraditionThe Rising Nepal
The celebration of Dasain in Nepal is synonymous with meeting family members and eating a lot of good food. The main item of food delicacies include a variety of non-vegetarian delicacies. During Dasain, the focus mainly is on goat meat with other varieties like buffalo, poultry and fish. Growing up in Nepal, most children get accustomed to animal sacrifice mainly during the Dasain festival and other important occasions like after the birth of a son and the marriage of a son in certain families....
Celebration And SafetyThe Rising Nepal
Dashain, the biggest Hindu festival in Nepal, has been celebrated amid fears of the coronavirus pandemic this year. People have not observed the festival with much fanfare this time around as they would do it in the past in view of a rapid increase in COVID-19 infections and resulting fatalities across the country. Despite being an important festival when people return home for reunion with their families and relatives, this year's Dashain has witnessed a notably decreased mobility of people. This...
Reality Of RAW Chief's Nepal VisitThe Rising Nepal
Director of the Indian Foreign Intelligence Agency - Research & Analysis Wing (RAW), Samanta Kumar Goel's short visit to Nepal has created furor in Nepali political sector. He paid courtesy call on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on 21 October and returned to New Delhi the next morning. What was transpired in the meeting is unsurprisingly unknown except the exchanges of diplomatic understanding on the outstanding bilateral issues.
Constitutional Agenda For Youth MobilisationThe Rising Nepal
Media reports say that the government is going to enact the new youth volunteer mobilisation policy in the days to come. Deliberations are being convened to generate and collect ideas about what can be done to mobilise youth power into serving the needs of the nation. Though government has formulated policies towards youth mobilisation in the past time and again, these have not been effective enough to generate and achieve the intended results. Perhaps the new policy being discussed these days should...
End Animal SacrificeThe Rising Nepal
The 15-day Dashain festival is now going to be over. This is nation's most cherished Hindu festival, which is marked with families visiting temples, hosting feasts and children flying kites. As per the census report of 2011, more than 80 per cent of the total populations follow Hinduism. For Hindu devotees, Dashain symbolises the victory of good over evil. Every year, tens of thousands of goats, buffaloes, chickens and ducks are sacrificed to appease gods and goddesses as a part of religious practice...
NEPSE index touches highest point in last three yearsThe Rising Nepal
The capital market that opened after Dashain festival on Wednesday showed bullish trend with a major increment of 41.20 points in NEPSE index. The index that opened at 1,606.26 in the morning increased by 2.57 per cent to close at 1,647.45 points in the afternoon. With this increment, the NEPSE index has reached the highest position in the last three years. It is the highest position of the index after 10 August, 2017 when the index was at 1,653.53 points. Before Dahsain holidays, the NEPSE index...
Govt asks all hospitals to avail free treatment to the needyThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Wednesday confirmed 1,954 new cases of COVID in the country. With this Nepal’s tally has reached 162,354 including 121,824 recoveries and 887 deaths. Of the new cases, 843 are from Kathmandu Valley’s three districts. Of this the highest 696 were detected in Kathmandu, with 29 cases in Bhaktapur and 118 in Lalitpur. "In 8,248 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 1,954 were found to be infected...
Dashain goes digital amid coronavirus crisisAashish Mishra
This year’s Dashain was a subdued celebration for Anusha Ghimire Nepal and her family. Every year, they used to travel from Kapan to Gotikhel, Lalitpur to put on Tika and seek blessings from Nepal’s maternal grandfather. But this year, because of the pandemic and the need to limit travels, the family could not go.
Nepalis mark a subdued, socially-distanced DashainSampada Anuranjanee Khatiwada
Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepali Hindus, has been marked across the nation. Celebration of the 10-day long festival usually involves reuniting with the families and relatives, eating meat and other delicacies, worshipping Navadurga, receiving Tika and blessings from the elders and offering the same to the younger family members. But this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepalis across the nation observed a socially-distanced Dashain, with festivities limited within their homes.
Govt rescues 123,848 Nepalis hit by COVID-19 in last 5 monthsThe Rising Nepal
A total of 123,848 Nepalis from 32 different countries have returned home amid the COVID-19 pandemic by a rescue flight arranged by the government. In order to mitigate the risk of the pandemic, the government closed the international border last April and banned air travel. As Nepalis have started returning home after complying with health protocols, regular international flights have also resumed recently. According to the COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC), 123,848 Nepalis have returned...