Follow Prohibitory RulesThe Rising Nepal
With the second wave of COVID-19 still spreading, the government has strained every nerve to fight the pandemic that has touched most parts of the country. Now the coronavirus has stricken back with a vengeance, infecting and killing rising number of people. On Tuesday alone, 55 people succumbed to the deadly contagion, which is the highest number of coronavirus-induced fatalities the country has registered so far. This led the tota
Vote Of Confidence Litmus Test For Madhav NepalGopal Khanal
As Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli decided to secure a vote of confidence in the federal parliament, the national politics has taken a new turn. It has obviously shaken the power-centric politics. President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called the meeting of House of Representatives (HoR) on May 10.With the House meeting approaching, the leaderships of the major parties are busy making their strategy to tip the scales in their favour. Main opposition Nepali Congress on 4 May de
How Amartya Sen Cultivated His ScholarshipThe Rising Nepal
Literally confined at home due to prohibitory restriction on the movement for contain the chain of coronavirus infections, this writer used the sedentary time to shuffle through the collections of vintage issues of magazines such as Newsweek, Frontline, the other day, that have been stacked in my book shelf for several years now. Suddenly, I caught hold of the commemorative issue of Frontline– India's national magazine
Think Local, Buy LocalThe Rising Nepal
As economic conditions worsen under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Zambia is looking for ways to boost domestic industries. In February 2021, Zambia’s Agriculture Ministry restricted imports of onions and potatoes into the country, saying local farmers can meet the demand for the two vegetables. The ruling affects companies such as South African-owned supermarket chains that operate in Zambia and import vegetables from South Africa. The import restriction “is in line with the presidential...
Humla section of Karnali corridor built in timeframeThe Rising Nepal
The Development and Construction team of the Nepali Army has completed the construction work of Humla section under the Karnali Corridor within the stipulated time. The army has completed its preliminary work of 39 km road of Humla section of the corridor in time. Chairman of Adanchuli Rural Municipality Dal Bahadur Fadera said that the Nepali Army had completed the construction of the road from Kawadi to Salisalla in the Humla section of the Karnali Corridor.
Economic scenario challenging due to COVID-19: PaudelLaxman Kafle
Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel has said that the economic scenario in the near future is challenging due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. ‘The path to inclusive and sustainable economic recovery is hampered by the extensive impact of the COVID-19. The economic outlook remains challenging in the near future, despite efforts to keep the economy in track,” he said while addressing an informal meeting of SAARC finance ministers Wednesday.
Asian paradise flycatcher now spotted in all seasonsIndira Aryal
Asian paradise flycatcher, or Sworgachari is a beautiful bird that normally makes Nepal its temporary home for five to six months to lay eggs, breed and raise young ones. Scientifically called Terpsiphone paradise, the summer migratory bird is sighted in various parts of the country, especially in Terai and Kathmandu Valley during summer season. Ornithologists say that a flock of Sworgachari arrive in the country between late March and early April from India and Sri Lanka and that they raise their...
Nepal Telecom offers data, voice pack at cheaper priceThe Rising Nepal
Nepal Telecom (NT) has brought an offer where the customers can buy data and voice packs at a cheaper price.
Remdesivir being provided to 50 hospitalsThe Rising Nepal
Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), said that Remdesivir would be sent directly to COVID-19 hospitals across Nepal in coordination with the Department of Drug Administration (DDA).
Members of Parliament undergo COVID-19 test (Photo Feature)The Rising Nepal
The members of the Federal Parliament on Wednesday underwent RT-PCR tests after President Bidya Devi Bhandari, on the recommendation of the government, called a special session on May 10.
Kathmandu Valley's daily COVID-19 cases hit record high with 4,825 new infectionsThe Rising Nepal
The daily COVID-19 update of the Ministry of Health and Population reported that of the total 8,605 new infections confirmed across the nation on Wednesday, more than half 4,825 cases were reported in the Kathmandu Valley.
Prime Minister Oli meets main opposition leader DeubaThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and President of the main opposition-Nepali Congress held a meeting on Wednesday.
NA directs its retired healthcare staffers to gear up for battle against COVID-19The Rising Nepal
Considering the surging cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nepali Army has issued a directive to retired staffers of the military medical service to stay ready for roll call duty for COVID-19 response if needed.
Record 8,605 new cases of COVID-19, 58 fatalities in 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
In 20,756 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 8,605 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Health Ministry in the regular press briefing.
'Crazy Rich Asians' director Jon M. Chu: 'The American dream is not a given'The Rising Nepal
In this summer's highly-anticipated "In the Heights," cast members sing and dance on the streets of Manhattan to tell the tale of a bodega owner who dreams of one day returning to the Dominican Republic to open a bar.
India reports another 382,315 COVID-19 casesThe Rising Nepal
India reported 382,315 new cases of coronavirus cases and another 3,780 Covid-19-related deaths on Wednesday, according to figures released by the Health Ministry.
COVID-19 outbreak identified in western Nepal prisonThe Rising Nepal
Nepal authorities have identified a COVID-19 outbreak at a massively overcrowded prison in the country's western Sudurpashchim province, authorities said.
Railway Ordinance promulgatedRSS
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has promulgated the Railway Ordinance, 2078 BS.
Hospitals in Damuli likely to face shortage of oxygenRSS
Government-run medical facilities in Tanahu are highly likely to face a shortage of medical oxygen very soon. Three district-based government hospitals which provide treatment for Covid-19 have just 67 cylinders of oxygen in their stocks when Covid-19 infection is flaring up across the country.