A Novel Initiative To Boost TourismThe Rising Nepal
Like global tourism, the tourism industry in Nepal that has gone through the most difficult situation in history since the outbreak of COVID-19 is now scrambling to recover. Owing to the pandemic, the country has seen a remarkable fall in international tourist arrivals and tourism receipts. As the entire tourism activities have come to a halt, a lot of people involved in this sector have become jobless. Tourism entrepreneurs are fearful that they might lose their huge investment as the uncertain...
Japanese encephalitis still prevalent in 17% Nepali populationThe Rising Nepal
Doctors have said that of 17,875 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Nepal, 3,067 cases, 17 per cent of the total number of cases, are confirmed as Japanese Encephalitis, JE in short. Mortality rate from JE in Nepal is still 20-60 per cent of the total number of cases, according to Prof. Dr. Ajit Rayamajhi, head of the Pediatric Department at Kanti Children’s Hospital. Across Asia, the JE virus cases occur in around 69,000 individuals mostly to children every year, he said.
Tourism entrepreneurs look to govt for business recoveryThe Rising Nepal
The government has not heard the cries of pain bellowed out by the tourism entrepreneurs. This was the message conveyed by 36 tourism-related organisations and associations at a press conference on Monday.
Bagmati Province brings development programmes for economic prosperityRSS
Bagmati Province has brought various development programmes with the aim of developing and protecting industries for economic prosperity.
125 new cases of COVID-19, 90 recoveries in 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
In 3,681 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 125 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Former MP Ranabhat passes awayRSS
Former Member of Parliament (MP) Eknath Ranabhat passed away today amidst the treatment at Chitwan Medical College.
NCP feud pushes country to crisis: Mohan Bikram SinghRSS
Nepal Communist Party (Masal) general secretary Mohan Bikram Singh has said the internal row in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has its implications on other issues of national importance as well.
20 per cent among women undergoing safe abortion in Karnali are girls under 18RSS
Ten to 20 per cent among the women undergoing safe abortion in Karnali province are teenage girls, the Ministry of Social Development of the province government stated.
Tunnel test of Melamchi Project beginsThe Rising Nepal
The testing of the tunnel in the Melamchi Drinking Water Project has begun from today by filling water in the 26.5-kilometer long tunnel.
Malika Temple In Lap of Himalayas (Photo Feature)The Rising Nepal
In the lap of the Himalayas there lies a temple of Malika Devi. The renowned temple is also a tourist spot. From this temple one can see the Dhaulagiri, Churen Gurja, Annapurna, Nilgiri and Macchapuchre mountains in close proximity.
Dr Sangraula underscores need for collective efforts to stem VAWRSS
Nepali Congress central member Dr Dila Sangraula has pointed out the need for collective efforts to reduce violence against women (VAW).
DPM Pokhrel confident of timely fresh pollRSS
Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has said all quarters related to the election have geared up for the election.
Israeli Envoy Meets Communication Minister GurungThe Rising Nepal
Israeli ambassador to Nepal Hanan Godar today met the Communication and Information, Technology Minister Parbat Gurung.
Local governments encouraged to prepare potable water supply plansRSS
The Department of Water Supply and Sewerage Management has started encouraging all the 753 local governments to prepare plans for the supply of quality potable water to their citizens.
Three of a single family found dead in GorkhaRSS
Three members of a single family at Barpak of Sulikot Rural Municipality-1 in Gorkha district have been found dead today morning.
People facing difficulties for banking services in MikwakholaRSS
The officials and locals of Mikwakhola Rural Municipality in Taplejung have faced hardships to get banking services and have to travel for hours to the district headquarters as a private bank delayed its plan to open a branch there.
Orphans get social security allowanceRSS
Banepa Municipality in Kavre district has launched a protection programme for the orphans under the age of 18 years.
Tunnel test of Melamchi Project starting todayRSS
Testing of the tunnel of Melamchi Drinking Water Project is being started today by filling water in the 26.5 kms tunnel. Officials have shared that entire technical and other necessary preparations were completed for the tunnel test.
Kareena and Saif Ali blessed with baby boyThe Rising Nepal
Taimur Ali Khan has just turned elder brother as Bollywood star couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their second baby boy on February 21. As per reports, Kareena delivered her second baby at the city's Breach Candy Hospital early on Sunday.
NIFF releases its film Lineup for 2021The Rising Nepal
Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF), which opened its call for entries back in July 2020, received over 450 films from 52 countries despite the restrictions caused by the global pandemic. “We would like to thank all the applicants and participants for submitting their films for NIFF 2021 in the midst of the global health crisis,” said Festival chair, K.P. Pathak. Although several film projects have come to a grinding halt following the virus outbreak, Pathak expressed his enthusiasm over...