Presidents from countries on Russia’s doorstep visit UkraineBy The Rising Nepal
The presidents of four countries on Russia’s doorstep visited Ukraine on Wednesday and underscored their support for the embattled country, where they saw heavily damaged buildings and demanded accountability for what they called war crimes carried out by Russian forces.
Nepal wants to advance SAARC processBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said that Nepal is putting its efforts to further the process of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). "As the current chair of the regional association, Nepal wants to continue the SAARC process," Spokesperson for the MoFA Sewa Lamsal said at a press meet organised by the ministry on Wednesday. Nepal has been the chair of the SAARC since November 2014. Prolonged tensions between India and Pakistan have disturbed the SAARC process...
Temal provides social security allowance to single menBy The Rising Nepal
Temal Rural Municipality of Kavre has started providing social security allowance to single men or widowers. The rural municipality has implemented the scheme as per the policy, programme and budget of the fiscal year 2021/22.
Locals obstruct construction of Gajyang-New Khimti power lineBy The Rising Nepal
The construction work of Gajyang-New Khimti 132 KV double circuit transmission line project under construction for the supply of electricity generated from the Khimti and Likhu river hydropower projects has been obstructed.
Work resumes on developing Nepali teaBy The Rising Nepal
It has been 158 years since tea cultivation began in Nepal. Governor (Bada Hakim) Gajraj Singh Thapa planted the first saplings in Ilam in 1864 and since then, tea has grown to become arguably the most popular drink in the country. However in all this time, Nepal has not developed its native variety of tea – until now.
Building Planned CitiesBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal has witnessed a rapid urbanisation as the people are migrating in droves to the urban areas in search of better living conditions and livelihood opportunities. In the past, the governments adopted planned settlement and urban development programmes to build cities in a balanced way but the objectives to make the towns as viable means of modernity and prosperity remained unfulfilled in the absence of desired level of industrial base, people’s economic status and technological innovation. As...
Scrutiny In Diplomatic AppointmentsBy The Rising Nepal
The government has named the ambassadors to 20 different countries at one go, the other day, beating all the past records. A big tally of 12 ambassadors has been subscribed from the political quota whereas eight come from the career bureaucracy representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Building Climate Resilient Health SystemsBy The Rising Nepal
In an era of global health security, there are increasing concerns for urgent actions to keep humans and the planet healthy worldwide. This will require a global movement to create societies focused on health and wellbeing. This year’s world health day has particularly focused more on our planet and health. The climate crisis is a health crisis. Because climate change affects the social and environmental determinants of health such as clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and secure shelter....
COVID-19 Triggers Technological FeatBy The Rising Nepal
It would seem that epidemics can only go to the detriment of humanity, limiting its capabilities and slowing down development. However, in reality the situation is somewhat the other way around, at least in relation to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Blooming of Salahesh heralds New Year in SirahaBy The Rising Nepal
Siraha celebrates the amazing flower Salahesh, which blooms once a year in Nepal, just for a day by organising fairs and festivals. In remembrance of 14th century king Salahesh, a folk hero, fairs and festivals are held in various places of Siraha on first day of Nepali New Year 2079 BS. The fairs and festivals are held at Salahesh Fulbari and Pakadiyagadh of Lahan, Mahisothagadh of Siraha headquaters, Patari pokhari of Laxmipur on that day. The flower, which blooms only at the Salahesh Fulbari...