Shooting of Lakhey goes on in two unitsBy The Rising Nepal
Owing to the rapid surge in COVID-19 cases, the government has closed the cinema theatres indefinitely. However, the government has allowed the shooting of movies by adopting the COVID-19 safety guidelines. Utilising this provision, Lakhey is being shot in the Kathmandu Valley from the second week of January.
Jagdishpur Lake Bird’s ParadiseBy The Rising Nepal
Jagadishpur Lake attracts plenty of birds and provides shelter to many local and migratory birds. With the start of every winter and summer season, different bird species arrive at this lake and its surrounding areas from far-off places.
World’s First Vulture Safe ZoneBy The Rising Nepal
Vulture Safe Zone (VSZ) is an area surrounding one or more wild vulture nesting colonies, large enough to encompass the mean foraging range and completely free from vulture toxic drug diclofenac. The world’s first Vulture Safe Zone namely Gandaki-Lumbini VSZ being declared from Nepal during the 11th annual general meeting of Saving Asia’s Vultures from Extinction (SAVE) on 2nd December 2021. This VSZ covers the nesting, roosting and foraging areas of vulture
Digital Transactions In NepalBy The Rising Nepal
The Nepali domestic market is distinguished by the tremendous utilization of web banking, cell phone banking, QR code payments, Money Express transactions, and an escalating amount of ATM users, which illustrates the advancement of the digital market in the country. This quiet transformation mechanism has been a tipping point towards shifting consumers’ perception towards the convenience of technological adaptation and substitution of conventional marketing techniques. These days, internet services...
Trauma Surrounding Uterine ProlapseBy The Rising Nepal
Uterine prolapse exists in 30% of the world’s older women. They represent women, especially from discriminated or poor sections of the population who have given birth to at least one child. Uterine prolapse is a hidden health issue for around 1.36 million Nepali women.
Living By MemoriesBy The Rising Nepal
The other day my father sent me a picture that I had not seen for the last twenty years, and it was a picture of myself kneeling on one knee, my favourite childhood pose in front of the photographer. My uncle had taken that picture. It took me a while to feel myself in the picture. A young boy of ten is trying to maintain a cool photogenic face, putting on a smile, looking perhaps at the camera. His smile is very innocent. Eyes are wide open. His hairstyle is of the day, well combed and swept to...
The Final Act Of Trump ShowBy The Rising Nepal
A statue in the US Capitol honours Clio, the marmoreal muse of history. Floating above the political fray, she rides in a winged chariot that allegorically represents time and has a clock for its wheel. Looking over her shoulder as she writes in a stony ledger, she tracks events in serene retrospect. The journalists who nowadays report on happenings in Washington work at a more
Tonga Volcano Eruption Puzzling Ripples In AtmosphereBy The Rising Nepal
Scientists are racing to understand a puzzling series of massive ripples in Earth’s atmosphere triggered by the eruption of the Tongan volcano at the weekend. Satellite data shows that the event — which some fear might have devastated the Pacific-island nation — provoked an unusual pattern of atmospheric gravity waves. Previous volcanic eruptions have not produced such a signal, leaving experts stumped. “It’s really unique. We have never seen anything like
Significance Of Makar MelaBy The Rising Nepal
Located about 32 kilometres south-east of Kathmandu, Panauti is a very important place from cultural, ritualistic, religious, historical, touristic and commercial perspectives. In 2053 B.S., Subbagaun, Malpi, Taukhal, Khopasi, Sunthan and Panauti Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Kavrepalanchowk district were merged to form Panauti Municipality. Since the adoption of the federal system of governance, Panauti has taken an ever larger form with the addition of a few wards of Sharada Batase and...
Maghe Sankranti FestivalBy The Rising Nepal
A festive atmosphere is created in the morning along the banks of the river Kali Gandaki in Devghat near Tanahun, a hilly district of Nepal. Ignoring the cold wind, many go out to take part in the Maghe Sankranti festival.
The Eccentric GeneralBy The Rising Nepal
Dittha Ghana Nath was a Brahmin priest and his duty was to bring the tika from Pashupatinath and apply it on the forehead of all Rana family members in the Durbar. On a fateful day as usual he entered the room for this ritual and the first thing that caught his eye was a huge stuffed tiger used
Sakar's Metaphor-laden ‘Seven Oceans’By The Rising Nepal
A littérateur of higher stature in Nepal, Sailendra Sakar needs no introduction for Nepali readers. His genre is poetry writing and he loves to impart his fine touch to literature through his poetry. Sakar has plenty of admirers. His under-reviewed book, "Aru Sat Samudra," has evoked nice reviews and comments from none other than the noted authors such as Pawan Alok, Bimal Niva, Biswo Sigdel and Hari Manjushree. They are not only ritualistic words of praise, but an indication of the real calibre,...
Cognitive And Socio-Cultural TheoryBy Pushpa Priya
Cognitive perspectives by cognitive psychologists have been central to discussion since the 1990s on how a second language is learned or enhanced. It emphasises the mental process in learning a second language, and perceives language acquisition or learning as a conscious and reasoned thinking process.
Ways To Resuscitate TourismBy The Rising Nepal
Tourism is one of the large-scale industries that dictate special rules for achieving successful outcomes. These rules are manmade, accumulated through long experience in the synthesis of the attractiveness of nature and architecture in the widest range of human imagination. This is man's own desire to create, shape, and leave something lasting as a historical asset for future generations. This desire, in any form of architecture, if it is in harmony and has common ground with nature's beauty, helps...
Stars And Constellations Grace Clear Winter SkyBy The Rising Nepal
Spectacular sights of planets lining up in the western evening sky and eastern sky at dawn could be relished ravishingly this month. Other enthralling entities like stars and constellations that grace the clear winter night skies could be observed enthusiastically with fascination. The elusive fleet-footed planet Mercury would reach its greatest eastern elongation from the Sun on 07 January. Mercury will be perceived briefly low above the south-western horizon after sundown until the middle of the...
Flavours Of Mithila CuisinesBy The Rising Nepal
Chuda-Dahi is a common person's diet from an agricultural, aquatic community called Maithils. A meal of flattened rice, curd and sugar with no oil and no spice composition has clear health benefits of its own. It is a gender-neutral food as preparing or putting toget
Let's Return To Satyayug !By The Rising Nepal
"Veni, Vidi, Vici". The Latin expression translates to "I came, I saw, I conquered", pointing to a swift victory in a war. Who, do you think, must have uttered these words? Generals? Kings? Or, Emperors? That was pretty close.
A Unique Socio-Political FictionBy The Rising Nepal
Pure politics is rarely a topic for fiction writing. Narad Pokharel’s third novel, Pratighat, on the socio-political aspect of our society, is based on a realistic analysis of Nepalese politics. This novel is a mirror of reality for the experienced generation and a historical document for the youth.
Climate Change, A Global CrisisBy The Rising Nepal
Climate change, a global issue that refers to the “long term shifts in temperature and weather patterns' ', caused by both natural and human activity. But you may ask, why is this relevant in my life? Well, global warming is a repercussion of climate change where the average surface temperature of the earth has risen by more than 0.9 degrees Celsius, initiating the melting of glaciers, rising sea level, shifting in precipitation patterns and relocation of wildlife.