VAW on rise, seven rape cases reported daily in NepalBy The Rising Nepal
The data shows that on average, seven women or girls are raped daily in Nepal. According to Nepal Police, 144 cases of rape and 687 cases of attempt to rape were registered in the last fiscal year. Likewise, 1,221 women and girls were raped from March 2020 to August 2020.
COVID-19 active cases reach 1,979 with 260 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
In 4,243 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 260 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2
Two dead due to water tank outburst in BajhangBy RSS
Two people died following an outburst of a water tank set up under the Prime Minister Agricultural Modernisation Programme at Talkot rural municipality-1 in Bajhang.
Plan to produce CNG and Briquettes from waste in final stageBy The Rising Nepal
According to Sarita Rai, the Environment Administration Division Chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) the agreement with NepWaste will be set for a period of 20 years after which the KMC will take over its responsibility.
Facebook leak: Irish regulator probes 'old' data dumpBy BBC
Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it is looking into a data dump of personal information from hundreds of millions of Facebook users.
Air pollution: experts advise for staying indoorsBy RSS
Public health experts have advised against going outside the house except for emergency purposes bearing in mind the rising pollution level across the country.
Covid-19 PPE litter is killing wildlifeBy The Rising Nepal
Waste from lifesaving personal protective equipment (PPE) is killing birds, fish and other wildlife across the globe, a study has found.
Exemplary initiative of health unit: loan to patients for treatmentBy The Rising Nepal
Located at Kathekhola Rural Municipality-3, Dhamja, the health unit lends Rs. 20,000 without interest to those patients who are referred to other hospitals or health institutions from the unit for treatment.
Among 106 cases of missing in eight months, 77 children foundBy The Rising Nepal
“In most of the cases, the children leave the houses on their whims, without informing their parents,” said Bhimarjun Adhikari, Chief at the Women and Children Help Centre of the Rupandehi District Police.
Then and now: Rising temperatures threaten coralsBy BBC
It said rising sea temperatures - thanks to greenhouse gas emissions from human activity - remained the biggest threat to the reef.
One killed by elephantBy RSS
A man has died after being attacked by a wild elephant at Janaki rural municipality-6 of Kailali district.
President Bhandari inaugurates Melamchi water distributionBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari today inaugurated the much-awaited distribution of the Melamchi water.
Sachin Tendulkar: India cricket legend in hospital with Covid-19By BBC
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week, has been admitted to the hospital. Tendulkar tweeted on Friday that he decided to go to a hospital in Mumbai "as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice".
Preparation to build Chariot for Biska Jatra begins (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Preparations to make a chariot, known as Bhail Kha:, for the famous Biska (Bisket) Jatra has begun in Bhaktapur. For the Biska Jatra this year, a 30 feet tall chariot of pagoda style is being made at the premises of a five-storied temple at Taumadhi.
White House asks EPA to study whether EVs can generate renewable fuel creditsBy The Rising Nepal
The White House has directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study whether using renewable fuels to power electric vehicle charging should generate tradeable credits under the nation’s biofuels program, two sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.
PM Oli directs to bring master plan for overall development of educationBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to make a master plan for the overall development of the education sector and the use of human resources.
KMC to provide Rs 60 million in compensation to affected locals at Sisdol landfill siteBy RSS
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to provide Rs 60 million in compensation to the affected locals at Sisdol landfill site.
COVID-19 turns youth to self-employment in BajuraBy The Rising Nepal
COVID -19 has forced the youth of Bajura to work in their own villages rather than going back abroad. The youth who were working in India had to come back home after their workplace has shut down due to the lockdown.
Rhino Census begins in Bardiya National ParkBy The Rising Nepal
By Mukunda Subedi, Bardiya, Mar. 31: Rhino census has begun in Bardiya National Park from today. The counting will take place for 14 days with the help of 10 elephants in the park.
Guragain bags Madan Bhandari Memorial Journalism AwardBy RSS
More than a dozen working journalists have been awarded on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Reporters Club Nepal. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli presented the prizes to and felicitated the media persons at a programme organised at the City Hall today.