'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.
Rajbiraj schools to open from SundayBy RSS
Schools in Rajbiraj will open from Sunday after the Saptari District Administration Office handed over the responsibility of running the school to the local level concerned.
Urban Ministry urged to complete construction of landfill site in Bancharedanda soonBy RSS
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the Ministry of Urban Development to facilitate garbage management by completing the construction of the first shell of the under-construction landfill site at Bancharedanda.
Parliamentary committee instructs to conduct grade 12 examsBy RSS
The Committee for Education and Health under the House of Representatives has instructed the concerned authority to conduct an annual exam of grade 12 adhering to the health safety measures and arranging home-centre.
The animals changed by proximity to humansBy The Rising Nepal
It's not just domestication that has changed animals – simply sharing their environment with humans has radically altered the behaviour of some species.
'Smallest baby at birth' goes home after a yearBy BBC
A baby thought to be the world's smallest at birth has been discharged from a Singapore hospital after 13 months of intensive treatment.
Plight of Bhim Bahadur: Old, poor and lonelyBy The Rising Nepal
Bhim Bahadur Rai, who came to Terai from Basikhora, Bhojpur after the death of his wife, is looking for help. He is old, sick and living in the house of his only daughter Anu. Rai spent his entire youth working. Every waking moment, he spent in labour. He never took a break, never attended festivities and was never able to apply for citizenship.