The Tamangs Of NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Tamang people have a typical mountain character. They will watch strangers with suspicion but will voluntarily consent to friendship. However, if they are betrayed, they will remember the betrayers for a long time. Many spears have been broken to prove the origins of the Tamang, as well as the meaning of this word. The Tamangs call the land of their ancestors Tamsaling, which means the place where the people speak the Tamang language.
Messages In Lyrical FormBy The Rising Nepal
What does a poet do in a painful time? He or she has no other option but to write poems. It is within poet or poetess power. They try their best to compose poems to give sentiments an artistic expression. Here in this under review book entitled “Bandabandika Taranga", the circumstances to talk about is the coronavirus pandemic and the person who has kept himself busy in creative works to console himself is Ramesh Jung Sijapati. The theme of the poet is mainly the adverse impact of the coronavirus....
For Strengthening Parliamentary Committee SystemBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal's parliamentary system endures its own customary as well as innovative influences from democratic practices from across the world. The documentation of lessons to rectify the lapses for future purposes is an age-old trend to gain and transfer knowledge to the next generation. Proper documentation of history helps maintain the future course for an institution that is established to strengthen democracy.
A novel Of Love, Career And FriendshipBy The Rising Nepal
Choosing between career and love can be a tough choice for youngsters. Dear Mamta, the novel penned by Mr Sugam Gautam, begins with such a conflict. At the beginning of the novel, the writer appears to be optimistic in his presentation.
Pros And Cons Of Social MediaBy The Rising Nepal
Social media is an interactive site where users can communicate with one another virtually. It has certainly changed the way people communicate. Today, there are social media apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat among others. One can download such apps for free on electronic devices via an internet connection. Thus, on the palm of individuals can have nifty smartphones to connect to the world through several taps on the screen.
Politicians Vs BureaucratsBy The Rising Nepal
The presidents and prime ministers do express their discontent, frustration and resentment against bureaucrats and public servants. Politicians are alleged to take resorts to this umbrage in two situations. Oftentimes, they tend to execute these clever tactics to hide and cover up their weaknesses and a barrage of failures attributed to them. While taking cover of this camouflage, they are accustomed to taking recourse to shift and pass the blame on to the civil servants for their poor performance...
Allergy: A Global Public Health IssueBy The Rising Nepal
Allergic diseases are the conditions in which our body’s immune system becomes hypersensitive to harmless substances in the environment. The immune system protects us against pathogens. Whenever it fails to identify such harmless substances as pathogens, allergic reactions occur. Common allergens include pollen, dust mites, fungi, animal dander, different kinds of food, nuts and various drugs.
Major Planets Line Up In South-Eastern SkyBy The Rising Nepal
As it darkens, the night skies would come alive with shimmering stars and charming constellations that would be seen sprawling all over the heavens. The spectacular sight of major planets lining up lavishly in the south-eastern sky could be savoured during the morning hours before sunrise. Planet Mercury could be marvelled low in the south-eastern morning sky before sunrise among the stars that chisel the constellations Sagittarius (archer) and Capricornus (sea goat). The elusive planet will hasten...
Emotions Environmental Learning Or Innate?By The Rising Nepal
Emotions play an integral role in human existence. Be it experiencing happiness at something good happening to us, or anger upon going through something we perceive to be unjustified; we all experience emotions. Ekman (1992) outlines six basic emotions present in all human beings, namely, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness and surprise. However, the question remains: are emotions innate or is it something we have learned over time? Do emotions serve a purpose or are they simply a byproduct...
Impending Tsunami Of Artificial IntelligenceBy The Rising Nepal
Disruption is the essence of the present world. Truth is elusive. Populism is gaining a significant pace. There is an unprecedented race to be a superpower among powerful countries with control over global digital capital fueled by data/data economics. Human activities are outsourced to machines resulting in the hijacking of the brain, creativity and entire psychology. Algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) are fed to robots and weapons to augment work with precision while inviting severe tussles...
Memoirs Of A Die-Hard ActivistBy The Rising Nepal
The book is a tell-tale reflection of a perpetual rebel who has failed to find people who can fully embrace his core values relating to various aspects. He minces no words in exposing bigwigs in various walks of Nepal’s social, political and administrative echelons.
Perspective On Narrative InquiryBy Pushpa Priya
Narrative inquiry as a research method comes under the qualitative research approach in which data is collected through stories in respect to research participants’ life experiences; data should look like a story. Etherington,(2013) defines narrative inquiry as a systematic approach of collecting individuals’ stories, analysing them as told by them that challenges both traditional and modernist views of knowledge and reality.
SCO countries’ exhibit children’s art on winter Olympics onlineBy The Rising Nepal
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Countries Art Exhibition of Children and Young Artists and Chinese-Russian Children's Art Exhibition were held online on January 28. The theme was “2022—Together for a Shared Winter Olympics Dream”. Nepal is a dialogue partner of the SCO.
WHERE DIVINITY MINGLES WITH NATUREBy Aashish Mishra
Thirty-two kilometres southeast of Nepal’s capital is a city so divine that merely setting foot in it is believed to gain a person enough virtue to last a lifetime. At the base of the Gorakhnath Hill flow waters so pure that they even cleansed the sins of Lord Indra, the king of heaven.
Dealing With Human-Wildlife ConflictBy The Rising Nepal
As human population continues to grow, the encroachment of wildlife habitats continues to rise. This brings an inevitable conflict between humans and the natives of the wilderness. As time goes on, we should focus on mitigating the adverse effects of these conflicts while keeping in mind that we, humans are the invaders and the wild animals are just occupying what is rightfully their territory.
Waking Up To Deepening Health CrisisBy The Rising Nepal
Amidst the COVID-19 and the omicron crises, the headquarters of the first world has been grappling with an unprecedented and bizarre crisis for quite some time. Even the lesser mortal pundits of the third world, yours truly included, have been watching this crisis with keen interest, though they have more important things to do, especially in a crisis like this, when working extra hours to earn a bit more has become the new normal.
Our Vote Decides Our FutureBy The Rising Nepal
We will soon have the second local election after a five-year interval since the government adopted a federal system of governance. We had many political turmoils in the first four years of local government. The success and failure of local government is a hot topic yet to be discussed. The country is already beginning to live the madness of the electoral campaign that will lead to parliamentary elections next year. In a democracy, everybody lives through decisive moments during elections. Voting...
Soft LyricsBy The Rising Nepal
My first encounter with Santosh Pokharel's poems—'first' because of the limitation of my reading horizon—through his anthology Modesty Poems, inspired me to draw two quick impressions about him. First, he was perhaps exposed to English poetry before the advent of postmodern times, when diction started taking shape more from the hubbub of the day-to-day affairs in the marketplace, instead of from a lexicon or the classic work of a master artist.
Poems On Nepal’s 2015 EarthquakeBy The Rising Nepal
The genre of poetry is not the main identity of litterateur Govinda Raj Bhattarai. Moreover, he is known as a post-modern author who has explored different avenues of writings for his literary expressions. He has written essays, novels, works of criticism, prefaces and literary translations.
Let's Make Madhesh A Model StateBy The Rising Nepal
The long-awaited stalemate came to its end after a two-thirds majority in the assembly endorsed the proposal to name Province No. 2 as Madhesh on January 18, 2022. This is a welcome step taken by the state assembly. Likewise, the second meeting of the provincial assembly passed the proposal to name Janakpur as the province's permanent capital with a two-thirds majority. Out of the 99 lawmakers, 78 voted in favour of making Janakpur the permanent capital. Most parties represented in the provincial...