Active role of info seekers and suppliers must to implement RTI: Chairperson TimilsinaBy RSS
Chairperson of National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the bodies concerned to make corrections if they were slow off the mark to implement the right to information.
No of registered newspapers climb to 7,874By RSS
The number of registered newspapers across the country is 7,874. According to the 46th Annual Report, 2077/78, published on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of the Press Council of Nepal, the number of dailies published from all over the country is 744.
Pashupati Temple Area cleaning campaign for promotion of religious tourismBy RSS
The Pashupati Area Development Trust has launched a cleaning campaign in the Pashupatinath Temple area in Kathmandu. In the second week of the cleaning campaign today, the Film Artist Association of Nepal cleaned one of the holiest shrines of Hindus.
Separation anxiety can be seen in children as schools re-openBy Mahima Devkota
With the resumption of school after almost one and a half years of online class sessions, Arpan Poudel, aged 12, a Seventh-grader, from Kausaltar, ward 2, Bhaktpur is worried about returning to school. He said, “I am used to studying online and spending free time with family members. Now, I am afraid that I will lose all my family time.”
Murder cases within family increase more than double in a yearBy Mahima Devkota
The cases of murders within families have increased more than double in the fiscal year 2077/78 in comparison to the fiscal year 2076/77. Basanta Bahadur Kunwar, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), cases of murders within families on the fiscal year 2077/78 stands at 409 and was 201 in the fiscal year 2076/77.
Sorha Shraddha Begins from today (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Sorha Shraddha has begun from today. It is also known as Pitri Paksha.
'Researches elevate educational sector'By The Rising Nepal
The University Grant Commission of Nepal (UGC) has stressed the need for various researches and investigations to boost the education sector and overall development of the country.
Indra Jatra begins with erection of lingo at Basantapur (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Kathmandu valley Indra Jatra has begun with the erection of a lingo (sacred wooden pole) at Hanumandhoka premises in Basantapur Darbar Square on Saturday morning.
Grade 12 exams in physical presence (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
After a long wait, the class 12 examination has started in the physical presence of the students. Chandramani Poudel, Chairman of the National Examination Board said that this year, every student attending their exam from their own school.
World now sees twice as many days over 50CBy BBC
The number of extremely hot days every year when the temperature reaches 50C has doubled since the 1980s, a global BBC analysis has found. They also now happen in more areas of the world than before, presenting unprecedented challenges to human health and to how we live.
Australia emerges as villain of COP26 climate talksBy The Rising Nepal
Australia is becoming increasingly isolated from the rest of the world with its obstinate approach to the climate crisis. Leaders like US climate envoy John Kerry and COP26 President Alok Sharma have been focused recently on the climate challenge of China -- but it's Australia that's emerging as the real pariah of the COP26 talks.
Record number of environmental activists murderedBy The Rising Nepal
A record number of activists working to protect the environment and land rights were murdered last year, according to a report by a campaign group. 227 people were killed around the world in 2020, the highest number recorded for a second consecutive year, the report from Global Witness said.
Suicide rate increases by 14.2% in a year, province 1 has highest suicide casesBy Mahima Devkota
The suicide rate has increased by 14.2 per cent in a year between the fiscal year 2076/77 to 2077/78 BS. As per the data of Nepal Police, in the fiscal year, 2077/78 BS 7,141 cases of suicide have been recorded which was 889 more than the suicide data of the 2076/77 fiscal year. In the fiscal year 2076/77 BS the number of suicide was 6252.
Rishi Panchami: the last day of Teej - in picturesBy The Rising Nepal
The last day of the Hindu women's festival Teej, Rishi Panchami is being celebrated today across the country.
Weather: Light to moderate rain forecast at most placesBy RSS
The weather will be generally cloudy throughout the country today due to the influence of the monsoon wind with chances of light to moderate rainfall at most places.
Teej celebration at Pashupatinath temple (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Haritalika Teej, the biggest fasting festival of women in Hindu tradition, is being celebrated Thursday (Today).
How to fight microplastic pollution with magnets?By BBC
Huge amounts of plastic end up in rivers and oceans every year, harming the environment and potentially also human health. But what if we could pull it out of the water with the power of magnets?
Garbage collection resumes in Kathmandu, major thoroughfares yet to be cleared off wastesBy RSS
Although garbage collection had resumed in Kathmandu for over some days, the major thoroughfares of the Valley are still littered with solid waste. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) had positively intervened for garbage collection that was halted for 18 days and garbage was being collected since last Wednesday. Despite the resumption, Kalanki, Kalimati and Khasi Bazar, among others, public thoroughfares had mounds of garbage piled up one over another.
Census of Dolphins underway in KailaliBy RSS
A census of Dolphins has been started from Friday in the Dolphin conservation area of Tikapur Municipality and Bhajani Municipality in the southeastern region of Kailali.