Global Warming Is CounterintuitiveBy The Rising Nepal
Climate science has established a strong link between human-induced carbon emissions and rising temperatures. This month’s brutal winter storm in the South Central region of the United States, particularly Texas, has glaringly demonstrated how vulnerab
A Deceitful ActBy The Rising Nepal
Everyone has his/her own interest and they are driven by it. So, any individual and group working on meeting their needs should motivate and mobilise others through their perceived benefits. While this can be an important tip and track for field of study like organisational behaviour, many political parties are found using this as a tool of propaganda today. The only difference is that the motivating benefits are in the form of deceit. After Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had decided to dissolve the...
SC Verdict & New Political CourseBy Gopal Khanal
The Supreme Court has reinstated the House of Representative (HoR), which was dissolved on December 20, 2020. The Constitutional Bench of the SC led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana restored HoR saying the President's decision to dissolve the HoR on the recommendation of Prime Minister is unconstitutional.
Civil Service Bill In LimboBy The Rising Nepal
Several bills awaiting ratification of the parliament during the winter session have been shelved or halted due to the dissolution of the House of the Representatives in the previous month. Though these stalled bills can be taken up after the new parliament is elected or reins
China's Rising Cine IndustryBy The Rising Nepal
China's film market broke new records over the recent lunar new year period. Fuelled by a reduced willingness to travel, but a nonetheless functioning society owing to a successful handling of the COVID-19, moviegoers piled into cinemas over the holiday, producing box office returns of over $770 million.
Preventing Prostrate ProblemsBy The Rising Nepal
Human life expectancy has more than doubled in the last two centuries. Initially, it was mainly driven by the decrease in infant mortality, but soon enough drastic advances in medical and surgical care resulted in a stark reduction in mortality in older population.
Media And Transboundary IssuesBy The Rising Nepal
February 21 WAS celebrated as the International Mother Language Day all over the world to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. It was therefore a coincidence that more than 70 journalists and rights activists from Nepal and India -
Benefits Of Remote WorkBy The Rising Nepal
It is estimated that currently 52 per cent of the global workers work from home at least once a week. Further, a large number of employees have shown an inclination to work remotely in the near future, too. As the virus spread globally at an alarming rate, the world altered as well. The fear was palpable but with it were resilience and collective determinations to see past these unforeseen circumstances. And it affected not just home life but also office life and how work was car
Congress A Mute Spectator?By The Rising Nepal
Even as two ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) factions have been crossing swords over the dissolution of the Lower House of Federal Parliament, the opposition party appears to be in a stupor. The Nepali Congress’s top brass has kept mum over the party's course of action to deal with the prevailing political situation arising out of the unex
SSF Scheme Should Cover More AreasBy The Rising Nepal
The Social Security Fund (SSF) was launched in Nepal in 2017. The scheme was passed by federal parliament in July 2017 and ratified by the President in August 2017. The scheme has been implemented since November 2017. The SSF has been enforced in pursuant to the Labour Act 2074 and the Labour Regulations 2075. The Act and Regulations have provision for social security, which is aimed at ensuring a bright future for employees, whether from formal or informal sectors, and fulfilling the concept of...
A Novel Initiative To Boost TourismBy The 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...
Emerging Asian AgeBy The Rising Nepal
During the 1952 presidential election campaign in the United States, the eventual winner Dwight Eisenhower made a blatantly dubious comment: “If there must be war, let it be Asians against Asians with our support on the side of freedom.” But he opposed land wars in Asia
Making Payment Through QR CodeBy The Rising Nepal
QR Code, an abbreviated form of Quick Response Code, is a two-dimensional barcode that allows encoding of characters containing information about the item to which it is attached. In practice, QR codes often contain data for a locator, identifier, or tracker
UK’s Double Standard On Press Freedom?By The Rising Nepal
By banning China's law-abiding television network in Britain and blasting Beijing for pulling BBC World News off the air over regulation violation, London has laid bare its true colours of playing a hypocritical double-standard game on press freedom.
Tackling Anemia-Related AilmentsBy The Rising Nepal
Anemia is still a global health problem despite the adequate knowledge of its cause and remedy. It affects billions of people throughout the world in terms of health, quality of life, and working capacity. Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells (RBCs) circulating in the body decreases or the hemoglobin concentration within red blood cells is lower than normal. Hemoglobin is the main protein in our red blood cells with a life span of 120 days.
Real Reasons Behind Texas Power FailureBy The Rising Nepal
What’s happening in Texas is not an indicator that renewable energy is less reliable — it’s a signal that our infrastructure is frighteningly unprepared for extreme weather. Millions of people across Texas have now spent as many as five days without electricity and water, thanks to a blast of Arctic air that plunged much of the Southern Plains into bone-chilling temperatures and overwhelmed the state’s power grid. The reasons the system failed are complex, though that’s not the impression...
Stop Hoarding VaccinesBy The Rising Nepal
We were taught in schools by our gurus about the colonial powers of the past, and their atrocities against various civilisations. Huge number of Red Indians of the Western Hemisphere was reduced to a limited numbers, while the Atlantic slave trade and disappearances of Inca civilisation occurred for accumulating land and resources. The Western colonisers tortured Maori people of New Zealand, launched Opium wars to contain Chinese people and destroyed booming cotton industries of this part of the...
Ensure Fair Distribution Of ResponsibilityBy The Rising Nepal
Responsibility is the institutional dharma (duty) of any actor to perform properly and achieve the assigned goals. The social dynamism often generates inequality where institutions of responsibility must be effective to minimise suffering of citizens
Appetite Drug Shows Promise In Treating ObesityBy The Rising Nepal
A recently published clinical trial of the anti-obesity drug, semaglutide, has produced a degree of weight loss which has led some to dub the medication a “game changer” in the treatment of obesity. The trial looked at 1,961 adults who were overweight or obese. Approximately 75 per cent of participants were female. They were given a weekly injection of semaglutide, a drug normally used to control blood sugar in the treatment of diabetes. They were also advised on how to manage their weight through...
Regulatory Relativity In Social MediaBy Aashish Mishra
The first week of 2021 witnessed a pivotal moment in US politics. For the first time in its history, the seat of Congress was attacked by its own people. American citizens, egged on by their president, stormed Capitol Hill determined to take their legislators hostage and possibly even murder some of them.