120 new cases of COVID-19, 83 recoveries in 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Friday confirmed 120 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 274,608.
Nation building desire in 3-point agreement: ChandThe Rising Nepal
Addressing the signature programme organised at the National Assembly on Friday, leader Chand said, “Today (21st Falgun) was an important day in the history of political movement in Nepal. We didn’t conclude the agreement for ourselves or for the party and party leaders. Our huge desire to make the nation prosperous is associated with this agreement.”
Foundation stone laid for provincial-level vaccine storageRSS
Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung laid the foundation stone for the facility going to be constructed at the premises of Gandaki Province Health Training Centre at Pokhara Metropolitan City-12 today.
Government starts process for releasing Chand-led group leaders, cadresRSS
The government has begun the process of releasing the Netra Bikram Chand-led Group leaders and cadres with the withdrawal of a ban against the group activities. The development follows the signing a three-point agreement between the two sides.
Government-Biplav agreement ceremony being heldThe Rising Nepal
Amid a special ceremony organised at the National Assembly of the Federal Parliament on Friday, the coordinator of the talk-team formed by the government Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ and spokesperson and coordinator of the Biplav group’s talk team Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma signed the agreement.
Muskan Khatun to receieve International Women of Courage Award 2021The Rising Nepal
Acid attack survivor Muskan Khatun has been selected for the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award 2021 for the efforts she has been making to end acid attacks.
Biplav made public from NawalpurThe Rising Nepal
Leader of the Nepal Communist Party Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) left for Kathmandu from Nawalparasi (East) at 7:00 am on Friday morning.
NC to lead national politics after fresh mandate: leader ThapaRSS
Youth leader of Nepali Congress Gagan Kumar Thapa has said the national politics would get new direction after next elections.
Local levels for investment in Karnali developmentRSS
Chief of Karnali Province Govinda Prasad Kalauni has said the State must not delay augmenting investment for the development in Karnali Province. He suggested the Municipal Development Fund to prioritize investment for Karnali development.
Govt talks with Biplav group positive: Leader LekhakRSS
Central member of the Nepali Congress Ramesh Lekhak has said NC took positively the talks held between government and Biplav-led group.
Third Pole Council Fighting Glacier Melting MenaceThe Rising Nepal
Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed did something uncommon on the 17th of October, 2009. He held his cabinet meeting underwater. He along with ministers went to scuba diving to caution the world that his nation could sink unless the risks of global warming are taken seriously across the divide.
Gargles Prevent COVID-19 SpreadThe Rising Nepal
Oral and dental health care providers are considered to be at the highest risk of acquiring the infection because of prolonged face-to-face exposure to patients, exposure to respiratory secretions and aerosols produced during procedures like ultrasonic scaling and cavity/access preparation using a high-speed air rotor with water jet cooling systems. Dental procedures causing splatters, fomites and aerosols can propel a high viral load in the procedure room thereby increasing the risk of cross-infection...
Celestial Dance To Enthrall Planet-HuntersThe Rising Nepal
As it darkens, the night skies of this spring month would fascinate sky-gazers with the planets, stars, constellations and other cosmic wonders that are spreading spectacularly all over the heavens.
Confession Of A CovidiotThe Rising Nepal
My guess is most of us have heard enough of 2020, its widespread social and economic impacts, and all the dramas of a standstill world. I am not here to present you the same labyrinth of research, data or the emotional toll COVID-19 has taken on humanity;
Inspiring MemoriesThe Rising Nepal
To look back on life through writing is an art and the person who does it is an artist. There are many delicate things, which can be better felt than to be written or explained in words. This is true to everyone; even a layman has oceanic feelings to share from personal memories.
Cooperatives Mobilisation In NepalThe Rising Nepal
Since the establishment of cooperatives some 65 years ago, the number of cooperatives in the nation has risen to 35, 000. However, no significant changes have taken place in the working procedure and the mindset of administrators.
We listen to people’s problems in planning: MayorThe Rising Nepal
In terms of population and geographical area, Suryodaya Municipality is the largest municipality in the eastern hills of Nepal. The municipality, led by Mayor Rana Bahadur Rai, is currently in the spotlight for its “indigenous” development model. Our Ilam correspondent Kokila Dhakal talked with him about what exactly this “indigenous” model was, among other issues. Excerpts:
No shortage of fertiliser: Minister AryalThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has said that there will be no shortage of chemical fertilisers this season. Organising a press conference on Thursday, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Padma Kumari Aryal claimed that the farmers will be able to get fertiliser from now till September.
Finance Ministry to disburse Rs. 1.08bn for 113 health centresThe Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Finance decided on Wednesday to disburse Rs. 1.08 billion as the conditional grant for health service centre being constructed in various local units.
Women blame men for their under representationThe Rising Nepal
A group of women identifying themselves as ‘Independent Female Movement’ Thursday organised an interaction program titled ‘Politics of Future and Future of Politics’ on the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square. Participated by 13 women -- Binda Pandey, Kunti Shahi, Pramila Yadav, Sunita Baral, Rajni KC, Renu Chand, Bimala Rai Poudel, Puspa Bhusal, Sapana Sanjeevani, Karma Lama Tamang, Anjana Bisanke, Nancy Yadav and Anmol Rai -- the event was a revolutionary response to the male panels....