Honeymoon releasedBy TRN Online
The movie shows that a boy or a girl should be able to accept their partners’ past while agreeing to get married, otherwise any small thing that had happened in their past will lead to a stressful married life.
Joshi, Regmi, Bhandari honoured in IlamBy The Rising Nepal
Nira-Rasik Foundation has honoured three creators, who have been contributing to the fields of journalism, art and literature. The foundation, established by Ganesh Rasik, member secretary of Nepal Academy, in Suryodaya of Ilam, honoured folk singer LP Joshi, writer Chudamani Regmi and journalist Chandra Bhandari. At a programme organised at Suryodaya Municipality, Minister for Tourism and Culture of Province 1 Khinu Langwa Limbu handed over cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and a letter of appreciation...
37 languages on verge of extinction in Nepal being preservedBy RSS
At a seminar jointly organized by the Commission, Nepal Academy and UNESCO here today on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, it was shared that among the 37 languages, 23 were on the verge of extinction.
Police arrest 13 demonstrators from BaneshworBy RSS
Police have arrested 13 people during protests against the US Grant Assistance, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). They were detained during an anti-MCC protest in and around New Baneshwor.
Kathmandu needs to blend traditions with modernity: Rapper ShahBy The Rising Nepal
With over 25 hip-hop songs under his belt, Balen Shah has been in the Nepali music industry for over a decade. Shah is popular among the youths as a rapper. However, he has been making news these days for his announcement to contest the election for the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). A structural engineer by profession, Shah worked in all 14 districts affected by the 2015 earthquake, conducting detailed damage assessment and supervising the construction of quake-resilient structures....
Incarnation Of Free SpiritBy The Rising Nepal
Each democracy day in Nepal witnesses cheerful joy of people for their impulse to freedom. Nepali politicians, scholars and journalists speak, write, sermonise and organise endless commemoration recollecting the ethical preaching of martyrs, Sukra Raj, Dashrath Chand, Ganga Lal Shretha and Dharma Bhakta Mathema from the spirit of Bhagbad Gita to revolt against the petrified, unjust order of ancient regime. They do so with great enthusiasm, delight and promise of a better life than their ancestors....
Putting People At The CentreBy The Rising Nepal
Democracy is the best form of governance that provides freedom to people and protects their political, economic, social, cultural and individual rights. It is founded on values of freedom, respect of human rights, free and fair periodic elections and principle of inclusiveness. Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the general standard of accomplishments for all peoples and nations worldwide.
Judicial Independence For DemocracyBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal’s judiciary bears its own character of independence. It had become able to save its own dignity even during the Panchayat autocratic system. It played the role to save liberty as a guardian of civilians during the time of autocracy. There is a famous saying that judiciary is the protector of civilians at a time when executive tries to snatch away the freedom from the people.
An Era of Freedom And OpennessBy The Rising Nepal
The Nepali people's struggle for democracy is a well-known act of valour and sacrifice. From the dark ages of the Rana Regime up to the tortuous time of the Shah Kings, the people had fought tooth and nail to taste civil liberties and freedom. The founding fathers of two key political parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) played a crucial role in realising the people's long-awaited wish to attain freedom, justice and equality.
A Moment For ReflectionBy Ritu Raj Subedi
Democracy is now the most fascinating word. Owing to its power, it is on lip of every politician no matter which party or ideology s/he supports. There is widespread assumption that upholding the idea of democracy provides a sense of legitimacy. The sheen and lure of democracy continues to grow despite the fact that political scientists in the West lament that democracy is in deeper crisis in their nations. Their frustration arises from their inclination to link it with power and hegemony that is...
Appreciable Handling Of COVID Crisis By Local LevelsBy Ajita Rijal
Over two years has passed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world including Nepal. For Nepal, it was like another unexpected crisis, while still grappling with the post-disaster recovery efforts of the 2015 earthquake. Being unprepared for an unexpected pandemic of such a scale, the early days were filled with scariness in everyone while the government was trying its best to cope with the situation. When the first COVID-19 case in Nepal was detected on January 23, 2020, the government was in a...
Democracy Fosters With Freedom Of The PressBy Aashish Mishra
It may not seem like it but the news we get, whether through the newspaper, radio, television or online media, are crucial to our democracy. They allow us to get complete and accurate information about the society we live in and then form and transmit opinions about the things we like and the things we do not like. They facilitate a dialogue between the citizens and those in power and in doing so, nurture a strong democracy. That is why it is so important that the media have the freedom to report...
Nepal is film shooting destination: Srinu PandrankiBy TRN Online
“Nepal is like a buffet for a filmmaker. Its wonderful sceneries, the landscape, the mountains, the rivers and the cultural and geographical diversities make Nepal a wonderful film shooting destination,” said Pandranki.
National Democracy Day- poetry and essay competition winners awardedBy RSS
Academy's Chancellor Ganga Prasad Uprety gave away the awards to the winners-Ten Rai (Khotang), Basudev Pandey 'Prabhakar', Sabita Baral (Taplejung) who stood first, second and third respectively in the poetry competition.
Decorate Pashupati area with images of gods, goddesses for Maha Shiva Ratri: Minister Ale directs PADT officialsBy TRN Online
"Decorate this area with the images of god Shiva and different gods and goddess as the Maha Shiva Ratri festival is approaching. Make wall painting in all the walls in the area," he told the PADT officials on Wednesday evening while inspecting the area.
Beijing Winter Olympics become the most watched games in U.S. despite "diplomatic boycott"By TRN Online
More than 100 million Americans have watched the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, where many U.S. athletes continue to show their talents, skills and sportsmanship, and share memorable experiences inside and outside competition venues.
Mahabir Pun to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award'By RSS
Chairperson of the National Innovation Centre Mahabir Pun is going to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award' for his contribution to the development in science and technology sector of the country.
13 dead after falling into well in KushinagarBy BBC
At least 13 people have died after falling into a well during a wedding ceremony in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
On the Film "Green Book"By TRN Online
Some say the film is about the trans-racial friendship between blacks and whites. Some say the film is about the loneliness a top artist can't share.
Petrópolis: Deadly landslides wreak havoc in Brazilian cityBy BBC
Search and rescue teams are combing the mud for survivors, with Brazil's National Civil Defence saying on Twitter 24 people had been rescued alive so far, with 94 confirmed deaths. Videos shared on social media showed extensive damage and vehicles floating in the streets.