Two more death from Covid-19 reported in BankeRSS
Two more Covid-19 infected people have died in Banke district in the past 24 hours. They died at various hospitals in the district.
Eight-year-old girl found dead under suspicious conditionRSS
The deceased identified as Sanjiba Bohara of the village was found dead in an animal shed that belongs to her parents. The deceased was playing with her friends before the incident, it has been said.
Death toll in Baitadi jeep plunge reaches sixRSS
The death toll in a jeep accident in Baitadi has reached six. The latest identified victim in the accident is Khem Singh Bhandari, 50, of Panceshwor Rural Municipality-6.
Army at work to construct infrastructures for holding centresRSS
The Nepali Army is at work to construct infrastructures for holding centres and isolation facility for Covid-19 suspected and infected people, said the Army.
Wind, rain pound South amid flood fears and water rescuesThe Rising Nepal
Relentless winds and rain pummeled large swaths of the South on Tuesday, causing tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia. The storms prompted boat rescues, toppled trees and power lines and raised the threat of flash floods elsewhere in the region.
Dr. Kapil Rijal’s suspense thriller ‘Karma’ releasedThe Rising Nepal
Dentist Dr. Kapil Rijal has released his new short film “Karma”. Dr. Kapil is son of renowned gynecologist and filmmaker, singer and lyricist Dr. Bhola Rijal. The English language film has been released on YouTube.
Ex-Gurkha servicemen submit memo to UK PM JohnsonRSS
British Gurkha Satyagraha has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson on Tuesday reminding the UK government to address their demands.
Debesh in top 7 of ‘American Idol’The Rising Nepal
Nepali singer Dibesh Pokhrel, also known as Arthur Gunn, who is competing in the new edition of the American Idol, has managed to make it to top 7. He was the first runner-up in last year's popular signing reality show American Idol. Arthur Gunn joined the competition two weeks ago, singing “Iris”.
Army managing cremation of dead COVID victims amid rising fatalitiesThe Rising Nepal
Nearby the Pashupati Aryaghat of Bagmati River bank, there were already eight new pyres set up to cremate the COVID-19 victims on Monday while additional six were already on the pyres. All those pyres have been prepared by the Nepali Army and they have been doing so for the past 13 months since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus. This was, however, not a regular sight of the Aryaghat. As per the legal constraints and health protocols, the relatives could not come and join the funeral procession...
Essential supplies enough in stock, says MinistryThe Rising Nepal
The present stock of essential commodities is sufficient to meet the demand for at least next six months, said government officials. “The stock of essential goods is enough to meet the demand for at least six months. The government is facilitating to ease the supply of commodities in the market and import as well,” said Urmila KC, assistant spokesperson at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies.
Police probe into Bhaktapur suffocation death continuesThe Rising Nepal
It was at around 11 pm on Sunday when Salam Tamang called his wife Shantimaya Blon Tamang on her mobile phone multiple times. But his 40-year-old wife Shantimaya, who was living with her daughters at a rented flat in at Ward 10 of Suryabinayak Municipality, did not respond to the calls. Being afraid, Salam then called Sonam Tamang, a neighbour, and requested to have a look over his family.
Defeating Coronavirus With Concerted EffortsThe Rising Nepal
TAKING into consideration the fast spreading second wave of the coronavirus, which has already claimed more than three thousand lives and infected over 343,000 persons in Nepal, the government has sought international support to fight the pandemic. In an address to the nation on Monday, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli called on Nepal’s neighbours, friendly countries and international agencies to extend support to fight the virus contagion. As the Prime Minister pointed out, the COVID
Free Press Checks DisinformationThe Rising Nepal
MAY 3 is celebrated all over the world as the World Press Freedom Day. Nepal too has been celebrating this day. However, this year the gloom of the pandemic has overshadowed the celebrations. The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 as the World Press Freedom Day. This day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right of freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration...
The ‘Gundemic’: Can Genie Be Back In Bottle?The Rising Nepal
TWO innocent people, one Chinese included, were killed in a shooting spree in downtown Los Angeles on April 27. This is the latest case of the "gundemic" but did not even make the headlines, as similar reports have become so commonplace that they can no longer capture public attention. In 1886 when the US Supreme Court first recognised that the Second Amendment protected individual's right to keep and bear arms, the genie of the "gundemic" skipped out of the bottle. S
An Uncertain EraThe Rising Nepal
THERE is a term in psychology called liminality that describes a state of transition from one stage of life to another. It is derived from the Latin word, limen which means "a threshold." It certainly seems like the world is at a threshold during this era of pandemic. Adding to it is a general fear of uncertainty. May be our savings are running out, our career and education have been halted or perhaps we are facing a precarious future. Each one of us has experienced despair in the current times...
Prez Bhandari issues seven ordinancesRSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday issued seven ordinances including the Acid and Other Harmful Chemical Substances (Regulation). The ordinances were issued on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers in accordance with the Article 114 (1) of the constitution, according to the Office of the President. Other ordinances are Constitutional Council (duties, responsibilities, rights and working procedure) first amendment, an ordinance to amend some acts against the sexual violence, ordinance...
Maoist Centre decides to withdraw support to govtThe Rising Nepal
The CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to withdraw its support given to the government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. A meeting of the party’s standing committee on Tuesday decided to withdraw the support.
Pashupati master plan document still incompleteThe Rising Nepal
A technical committee is preparing to submit the document of the proposed master plan of the Pashupati within the current fiscal year, and 70 per cent document writing work has completed. In December, 2020, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) constituted a seven- member technical team led by economist Dr. Chandra Mani Adhikari to prepare the master plan. Initially, the technical committee was given three months to complete its work. But the committee has not completed the...
World's highest infinity pool opened in DubaiThe Rising Nepal
There are few feelings as liberating as swimming in the open air, below blue skies that stretch all the way to the horizon -- and now in Dubai, you can do it nearly 1,000 feet above sea level.