Cruise ship changes course after US judge orders seizureThe Rising Nepal
A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over $4 million in unpaid fuel.
‘Government’s first responsibility is to protect citizen’s life’RSS
Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan has inquired about the province government’s efforts in connection with coronavirus infection control, vaccination campaign and treatment arrangements.
‘Corona graph’ increase in BhaktapurRSS
Coronavirus caseload is increasing in Bhaktapur. Daily more than 500 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the district of late.
Mythological ‘Rawan Park’ construction begins in Pachhai, MyagdiRSS
The construction of a ‘Rawan Park’ has begun in Myagdi’s mythological place, Pachhai. Beni municipality has started the construction of the park at its ward-5 in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
Weather to remain cloudy till TuesdayThe Rising Nepal
A locally developed low pressure system for the past two days has been causing partly to generally cloudy with light rainfall in western and far-western parts of Nepal and snowfall in high mountainous and hilly regions, Meteorologists said Sunday.
Pandemic puts mother, child nutrition at risk: UNICEFThe Rising Nepal
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that Nepal’s significant progress in nutrition of mothers and children is at risk due to current inequities and COVID-19 pandemic. Nepal achieved globally renowned progress in reducing child stunting and scaling up nutrition services during the Millennium Development Goals era (2002 -2016), despite periods of political and economic instability, according to a special supplement of the Maternal and Child Nutrition Journal published by UNICEF...
Justice execution from local levels effective in Rupandehi districtThe Rising Nepal
The process of justice execution has become effective after the formation of judicial committees in local levels of Rupandehi district. As many disputes are being resolved at the local levels without going to the court, the flow of cases in the court has also reduced. The judicial committees also claim that it is easier for the parties in dispute to get their issues resolved at local levels.
Road tunnel works begin at Lamabagar of DolakhaThe Rising Nepal
Construction of a tunnel has begun at Lamabagar in Bigu Rural Municipality-1 of Dolakha district. The tunnel is being constructed along the north-southern corridor section of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower project. MV Dugad Hydropower Company Limited, which has been constructing the 160-megawatt Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower along the Lapchi River, has begun the construction of the tunnel in its own investment just above the dam construction site.
65,000 cattle vaccinated against foot-and-mouth in DhanushaThe Rising Nepal
The Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Services Expert Centre, Dhanusha, has vaccinated 65,000 cows and buffaloes against the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). The vaccine has been given free of cost for the prevention and control of the FMD in cows and buffaloes.
Electricity leakage falls to 9.10% in five monthsThe Rising Nepal
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the electricity leakage in distribution to 9.10 per cent in the first five months of the current fiscal year 2021/22. The power utility has reduced the accumulated leakage by 2.82 per cent in distribution during the first five months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period last fiscal year thanks to the regular campaign for power supply and control of technical and non-technical leakages.
Govt’s Vaccine PriorityThe Rising Nepal
It is a race against time. Nepal government is in serious campaign to inoculate entire population against COVID-19 virus by mid-April this year. It is a matter of satisfaction that about 65 per cent of targeted population has been inoculated with full dose of vaccine and the government is working on a war footing to vaccinate the rest 40 per cent targeted people in next three months. In early 2020 when the COVID-1
Child Marriage, American StyleThe Rising Nepal
Fact at times sounds stranger than fiction just as what is strange in a place gets to be a routine affair elsewhere in a dazzling display of variety. For instance, marriageable age. Eligibility for marriage entails interesting conditions even in industrially advanced countries with a high degree of education and scholars among the most quoted in approval by academics across the world.
A Debate On The Rights Of NatureThe Rising Nepal
With the climate change posing a survival threat to humanity, the political discourse has undergone a drastic change. It has acquired new language, logic and content after the nations faced water, health, food, energy and climate crises globally. Along with the traditional determinants of politics such as ideology, demography, cultural values and religious beliefs, the disruptions in the environmental systems have become driving factor of politics. Currently, the health of the planet earth as well...
Omicron Dampens Tourism HopesThe Rising Nepal
With the outbreak of a third wave of COVID-19, the hope for the recovery of the tourism industry in Nepal from 2022 has been dampened. Currently, the country records more than 10,000 COVID-19 cases on a daily basis. The new coronavirus variant — Omicron — is believed to have been driving infections at such a worrying rate.
Children may fall prey to criminal tendenciesNayak Paudel
Number of children involved in crimes has increased over the years. At the same time, the number of children falling prey to various crimes has also increased. Police data of the past few years show this picture. The Juvenile Act 2075 (2018) defines children as persons who have not completed the age of 18 years.
PM says APF efficient force to counter security challengesRSS
The PM directed the APF, Nepal leadership to ensure security situation in an effective manner for people’s right to live in a peaceful environment while applying zero-tolerance against corruption.
NRB warns of action against those involved in virtual currency, networking businessRSS
Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the NRB said anyone found involved in the business of crypto currency and pyramid-based networking as hyper fund, jocyal, crowd1, soul max and global would be punished.
Silence period of NA election to begin from today midnightTRN Online
During the silence period, publicity of election and soliciting voters are banned and that all publicity materials including election symbols placed within 300 meters of polling stations should be removed, according to the Election Commission, Nepal.
Leaders of five party ruling coalition consult with law expertsTRN Online
"The leaders of the five parties held a joint discussion with the law experts. There is constitutional provision that the Act relating to Local Level Election becomes invalid wherever it contravenes with the Constitution. This has called for the need to amend the Act," informed Dev Prasad Gurung, a leader of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center), who participated in the meeting.
Rhino dies falling into trenchRSS
Information officer at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) Ganesh Prasad Tiwari informed that the rhino was found dead near Tikauli forest at 3:30 pm on Sunday afternoon. After the female pachyderm of about 10 years was found dead, a technical team was sent to the accident site from CNP.