CM Shakya to go for vote of confidence in Bagmati province assemblyRSS
The fourth meeting of the ninth session of the Bagmati province assembly is taking place today.
Thapa unanimously elected chair of UML GodabariRSS
The first village and municipal convention of the CPN-UML has unanimously elected a 75-member committee in Godabari municipality.
Dr Koju picked as chair of Manab Adhikar Pratishthan Bhaktapur chapterRSS
Dr Rajendra Koju has been re-elected the chairperson of Rastriya Manab Adhikar Pratishthan, Bhaktapur district chapter. The sixth annual general meeting of district chapter of the Pratishthan elected a 13-member committee under the leadership of Dr Koju.
IOM not charging more from students: DeanThe Rising Nepal
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has clarified that the recent notice regarding the examination fees for undergraduate courses was not an unreasonable charge to the students. Issuing a notice on Sunday, the IOM informed the medical colleges affiliated to the Tribhuvan University that the fee for regular exams of undergraduate medical courses is Rs. 9,000 per student while the fee for supplement exams is Rs. 3,000.
Inflation down to 3.49%, foreign exchange reserve shrinks by 6.6%The Rising Nepal
The consumer price inflation has declined in the second month of the current fiscal year 2021/22. According to the latest current macroeconomic and financial report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the year-on-year (y-o-y) consumer price inflation stood at 3.49 per cent in the first two months of the current fiscal year compared to 4.52 per cent a year ago.
Brazil senators recommend Bolsonaro face charges over COVIDThe Rising Nepal
A Brazilian Senate committee recommended on Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world’s second highest COVID-19 death toll.
Gundu farmers busy picking flowers and threading garlands for TiharThe Rising Nepal
As Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepali people, is around the corner, the farmers of Gundu in Suryabinayak Municipality-7 in Bhaktapur are now busy picking and threading garlands of Makhamali flower for Bhai Tika, the main day of the festival.
Karnali province issues ordinance on PSCRSS
Karnali Province Chief Govinda Prasad Kalauni has issued an ordinance related to public service commission as per the recommendation of the province government. In consistent with the Article 202 (1) of the Nepal Constitution, 2072, Province Chief Kalauni on Tuesday issued the ordinacne-2078 introduced to amend the 'Province Public Service Act, 2075'.
Coronavirus infected leprosy survivors aided with financial supportRSS
A social organization has extended financial support to the coronavirus-infected leprosy survivors.
Pokhara to move landfill to clear path for PRIAThe Rising Nepal
Pokhara Metropolitan City has decided to move its landfill site from Chhinedanda, Ward No. 14. The 52nd executive meeting of the city decided to move the landfill site to allow the under-construction Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) to come into operation after completion of its construction. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has repeatedly asked the metropolis to move the dumping ground to clear the pathway for planes coming into and going out of the international airport. The...
Govt serious to end caste-based discrimination: Home MinisterThe Rising Nepal
Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand Tuesday said that the government was committed to implement constitutional provision made on ending caste-based discrimination into practice. Accepting a 15-point declaration paper issued after a two-day national convention held on ‘Ensuring Dalit Rights and the Role of Local Representatives’, Minister Khand said the government was ready to abide by the mandatory constitutional provisions made on ensuring rights to Dalit community into practice.
Mahindra launches electric three-wheelerThe Rising Nepal
Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited, part of the Mahindra Group, has launched a Lithium-ion-powered electric three-wheeler auto called Treo in Nepal Tuesday. The Mahindra Treo Auto ‘Soft Top’ variant has been introduced at Rs. 840,000, the company said. The Mahindra Treo comes to Nepal through the Completely Build Unit (CBU) form. The vehicle is being manufactured at Mahindra’s Bengaluru facility in India. Agni Energy, Mahindra’s authorised EV distributor will sell the Treo in Nepal.
CM Shakya to seek vote of confidence todayThe Rising Nepal
The Bagmati Province Government led by Chief Minister Astalaxmi Shakya, which has fallen into minority, will be undergoing floor test in the Provincial Assembly on Wednesday. CM Shakya had fallen into minority within a week of her appointment as the Chief Minister. She is obtaining the vote of confidence two months after falling into minority. She had tabled the proposal of vote of confidence in the Provincial Assembly Secretariat on October 10.
Advertising StandardsThe Rising Nepal
As advertising occupies a considerable aspect of the mass media, its impact on the public sphere is significant. Therefore, it should be governed as an important part of the media through government policies and regulations so that it can take its intended messages to the audience in a healthy manner. As advertisements get published along with news, opinions and editorials in different sectors of the media including the print, broadcasts and online mediums, advertisers not only have to be effective...
Waning Power Of Political CatchwordsThe Rising Nepal
As I ponder over the power of political discourse, Philosopher J. L. Austin’s Speech Act theory occurs to my mind. This theory claims that speech is act, saying is doing. Once something is said, it gets done. It also asserts that any word a speaker utters has an illocutionary force that can produce an effect on the listener. Once someone tells me to do something, I do it or say I don’t like to do it. This is the effect on me as hearer. There are millions of ordinary things that happen in our...
Eventful Life Of Colin PowellThe Rising Nepal
As COVID-19 measures are slackened in Nepal, and as the political leaders here repeatedly making same mistakes that are adverse to the progress of the country, Colin Powell’s example of his fight against the COVID-19, and his legacy as an excellent leader is worth reflecting on. Colin Luther Powell made history as the first Black Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of USA. Unfortunately, he passed away because of COVID-19 on October-18, 2021 at the age of 84, in spite...
Humanity At CrossroadsThe Rising Nepal
Today more than ever humanity requires a collaborative stance. Inequality, natural disasters, poverty, illiteracy, and climate change are some of the central concerns worldwide. Adding to them is the coronavirus pandemic. Poverty is one of the debilitating situations of humanity. It is a state of dire financial situation that leads to a minimum standard of living. Because of poverty, the basic human requirements of those affected aren't met. And more than a billion people live in poverty throughout...
KOICA hands over newly built hospital in MuguThe Rising Nepal
KOICA officially handed over the newly constructed Mugu District Hospital to the Ministry of Social Development of Karnali Province on the Mugu District Hospital premises on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by KOICA Nepal office. The Hospital was constructed under the project “Improving Maternal and Child Health Care in Mugu” with the total Budget of USD 5 million from the Government of the Republic of Korea. The newly constructed Mugu District Hospital building was virtually inaugurated...
PM directs NC poll body to prepare calendar for Dec-15 conventionThe Rising Nepal
Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday instructed the party Central Election Committee to prepare the calendar of the party’s 14th general convention to conclude it by mid-December.
Blackbucks thrive after relocation to ShuklaphantaThe Rising Nepal
Blackbuck antelope, known as Krishnasaar in Nepali, which had disappeared from Shuklaphanta National Park a few years ago, has started growing after relocation. A decade after the relocation, the number of Krishnasaar has quadrupled. They were relocated to Hirapur Phanta in Shuklaphanta after seeing the possibility of their favourable habitat in the Kanchanpur district. Now the number of Krishnasaar has reached 150. Since the transfer, their number has grown fourfold. Currently, there are 64 females,...