After spending 44 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, this man says his life is worth more than $750,000The Rising Nepal
Ronnie Long sat in jail in North Carolina for 44 years for a crime he didn't commit, and now he is planning to fight a law that says he is only owed $750,000.
Czech Republic vaccines: European court backs mandatory pre-school jabsThe Rising Nepal
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has backed the Czech Republic in its requirement for mandatory pre-school vaccinations.
Caroline Jurie: Mrs World arrested over Sri Lanka pageant bust-upBBC
Police in Sri Lanka have arrested the reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie after she allegedly injured a fellow beauty queen in an on-stage bust-up.
Two annual reports presentedRSS
Annual reports of the Madhesi Commission and Tharu Commission for the fiscal year 2019/20 have been presented in today's meeting of the House of Representatives.
332 new cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hoursThe Rising Nepal
In 4,006 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests and 1,040 antigen tests done in the last 24 hours, 332 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
No hearing on writ demanding PM to obtain vote of confidenceThe Rising Nepal
The Supreme Court has decided that no hearing on the writ petition filed demanding mandamus order to the Prime Minister to obtain the vote of confidence from the House of Representatives (HoR).
Cut the debt of poor countries, Pope tells IMF, World BankThe Rising Nepal
Pope Francis has told world financial chiefs that poor countries hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus need to have their debt burden reduced and be given a greater say in global decision making.
CPN (UML) calls for reshuffling thematic committees on basis of representationRSS
The CPN (UML) has demanded that the thematic committees in the House of Representatives should be reshuffled on the basis of the status of the party representation and the number of members representing the parties.
Health insurance programme covers all 11 districts in Gandaki ProvinceRSS
Of altogether 11 districts in the province that have already implemented the programme, the remaining Manang and Mustang have got it on Wednesday, said Jiblal Kharel, coordinator of the Health Insurance Board, Gandaki Province.
Maoist Center expelled four lawmakers from HoRThe Rising Nepal
CPN Maoist Center (MC) has expelled today its four lawmakers who are ministers in the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government from the House of Representatives.
NC CWC meeting on April 12RSS
A meeting of the central working committee of the Nepali Congress has been scheduled for April 12.
Revenue office destroys 72 tonnes inedible sugarThe Rising Nepal
The Revenue Investigation Office (RIO) of Pathalaiya has destroyed 72 tonnes of sugar after the Food Technology and Quality Control Office (FTQCO) declared it unfit for consumption.
'We are all aviators': Australian air force replaces term 'airmen'The Rising Nepal
Australian air force personnel will now be known as aviators rather than airmen, the force said on Thursday, in an apparent acknowledgement of the increasing diversity of its members.
World Bank warns against 'high' global tax minimumBBC
The head of the World Bank has warned world leaders against setting a global minimum tax rate for companies that is too high.
Domestic flights at TIA affected for past four days due to bad weatherRSS
Domestic flights at Tribhuvan International Airport have been affected for the past four days due to bad weather condition, said the airport office. However, international flights have been operating smoothly.
Asia Today: Modi gets 2nd vaccine dose as India hits recordThe Rising Nepal
“Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted. He received his first vaccine shot on March 1.
Dahal wins modern song competitionThe Rising Nepal
Radio Nepal has awarded Ramesh Dahal for writing the best lyrics for the modern song in the Nationwide Modern Song Competition organised on the occasion of its 71stannual anniversary recently.
Japan denies report of vaccine priority for Olympic athletes after outcryThe Rising Nepal
Japan’s government moved to cool a social media furore on Thursday saying it was currently not looking to prioritise COVID-19 vaccines for Olympic athletes, dismissing a media report that said it was weighing the option.
Indian Premier League: The risks of hosting the IPL during a pandemicBBC
The richest and most glamorous tournament in world cricket is on schedule in India even as the country battles a deadly second wave of Covid-19 infections.