Hotels and lodges in Myagdi filled with domestic touristsRSS
The hotels and lodges here are full of domestic tourists who have arrived for visiting various tourism destinations in Myagdi and Mustang districts. The tourist arrival has surged immediately after Dashain festival.
China’s economic growth weakens amid construction slowdownThe Rising Nepal
China’s economic growth sank in the latest quarter as a slowdown in construction and curbs on energy use weighed on its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
131 roads partially operationalRSS
One hundred and thirty one roads which were obstructed due to flood or landslide during the monsoon period have not yet fully come into operation. The Department of Roads has said these roads would be repaired so as to operate two-way traffic in the coming days.
Hindu, Muslim participate in Durga idol immersion in NepalgunjThe Rising Nepal
Navdurga Bhavani idol immersion programme has completed in Banke district in the participation of the people from both the Hindu and Muslim communities. Leaders of both the communities participated in the idol immersion programme. The Hindus worship the idols of Nava Durga Bhawani for nine days on the occasion of Bada Dashain before immersing them on the 11th day or a day after the Bijaya Dashami. Leaders of both Hindu and Muslim communities in different parts of the city participated in the immersion...
Dashain festival largely peacefulThe Rising Nepal
As no major crime and unlawful incident took place in the Kathmandu Valley during Dashain festival, the Valley remained quite peaceful and safe for the last 10 days from October 7, Nepal Police said Sunday.
Hunting tourism begins in DhorpatanThe Rising Nepal
This year's hunting tourism has started in the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve (DHR), the only legal hunting area in Nepal. Commercial hunters from abroad have started arriving in Dhorpatan to hunt the wild animals like blue sheep and Jharal (Himalayan tahr). The DHR has deployed staff and porters for the hunters in the respective blocks for making necessary arrangements and guiding the hunters. The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation has permitted the hunters to kill seven blue sheep...
Minister Rijal pledges for capacity building of armyThe Rising Nepal
Minister for Defence Dr. Minendra Rijal Sunday inspected the Nepali Army Headquarters and inquired information about various issues. Welcoming him to the Army Headquarters, Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Prabhu Ram Sharma expressed his gratitude to Minister Dr. Rijal for the guidance and support it has been receiving from the government and the Ministry of Defence so far.
Post-monsoon rains offer respite from oppressive heatThe Rising Nepal
After a week of sunshine, which allowed the main days of Dashain to be hospitable, the country experienced the first post-monsoon rains from Saturday night. The rains also came as a big respite for the people reeling under scorching heat in Kathmandu and the Terai. Meteorologists said that a combination of the low atmospheric pressure system developed around the coastal area of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in India and the westerly wind led to generally to partly cloudy and rainy situation in many...
A mother and daughter’s battle to get citizenshipAashish Mishra
Why must a child be forced to carry a name he or she does not want? Why do successive governments find it more appropriate to let individuals be stateless than allow the mother to confer her name to her ward? Why is it that a man passing on his name to his children is seen as the norm but a woman wanting to do the same provokes harsh comments? These are the questions Puja Chand of Kathmandu Metropolitan City–3 raises to the authorities who denied her daughter Tanisi the right to obtain a citizenship...
The Message Of DashainThe Rising Nepal
Nepalis have celebrated the main days of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus, with much joy and excitement. Unlike the previous year, this year’s Dashain was more joyous as the fear of COVID-19 pandemic subsided remarkably. The number of COVID infections and fatalities has drastically gone down of late which is a positive thing. Last year, people were forced to live in the shadow of the pandemic. As a result, Dashain did not
Qatar Quotes Strategic PolicyThe Rising Nepal
Come November 2022, and the World Cup football takes off in Qatar, showcasing its riches, managerial skills, application of technology and diplomacy. Considered a pride of prestigious pursuit in being awarded FIFA’s venue for the top-notch tournament in which 32 world’s best and brightest soccer teams vie for the coveted crown, the oil and gas-rich emirate is already beaming with stupendous success.
Ensuring Safe, Nutritious Food To AllThe Rising Nepal
Every citizen is entitled to access safe and nutritious food as it is a prerequisite for good health. With the theme of ‘Our actions are our future: Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life’, this year’s World Food Day was marked on Saturday. The day is celebrated every year on October 16 to commemorate the inception of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations
Prioritise Road SafetyThe Rising Nepal
When any road accident takes the lives of many people, the top level authorities pledge to control such mishaps by any means. They also promise to make sweeping reforms in road engineering and check traffic pressure for preventing the life-threatening accidents. But what is ironic is that they often seem to forget their commitment unless and until another equally horrifying vehicular accident occurs. Nepal witnesses more road accidents during the festival season as compared to normal ti
Home Minister initiates move to implement deal with Biplav’s partyThe Rising Nepal
Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has taken initiative to implement the agreement reached between the government and the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'.
Little Pratincole sighted in Valley after 192 yrsThe Rising Nepal
Little Pratincole, which is called Paanigauthali in Nepali, has been recorded in the Kathmandu Valley after 192 years. A half-grown Little Pratincole has been noticed on the banks of the Manohara River in Bhaktapur.
MoHP reports 385 new cases of COVID-19, 680 recoveriesTRN Online
In 6,966 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of persons 385 were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) through its regular update.
Goods left by passengers pile up in TIATRN Online
The Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu has not been effectively managing the goods (baggage) mistakenly left by the passengers.
Government offices that remained closed for Dashain reopen todayRSS
Government offices across the country including the Kathmandu Valley that remained closed for the Dashain festival have resumed after a five consecutive-day closure.
Volunteers in the sky watch over migrant rescues by seaThe Rising Nepal
As dozens of African migrants traversed the Mediterranean Sea on a flimsy white rubber boat, a small aircraft circling 1,000 feet above closely monitored their attempt to reach Europe.