Ten creative music releases of 2021By The Rising Nepal
Before even starting to acknowledge the infinite contributions and creativity brewed by our very own local creators in 2021, I would like to point out two things. The first is my take on music and the way I personally perceive this art form. Unlike sports, music is a very objective and personal experience, thus it isn’t a race where one party clearly wins over the other by running faster, having a better plan or a healthier work-ethic. The aforementioned statement would clearly explain that there...
Price of yellow metal upBy RSS
The price of yellow metal has gone up by Rs 600 per tola today in Nepali market. The price of hallmark gold has reached Rs 92,700 per tola today. It was traded at Rs 92,100 on Thursday. A tola is equivalent to 11.66 grammes.
Constitution Prevails, Pandemic SubsidesBy Ritu Raj Subedi
Nepalis bade adieu to the year 2021 as annus horribilis as the year was marked by political mess, pandemic, pollution and natural disasters. Nepali people demonstrated greater patience and remarkable resilience to overcome human or nature-made crises. The first six months were plagued by political turmoil following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR). On December 22, 2020, former prime minister and CPN-UML chair KP Sharma Oli dissolved the Lower House in a fit of anger after he...
Migratory Birds In NepalBy Indira Aryal
Birds symbolise a free spirit and inspire many to enjoy the freedom and aim higher in life. After seeing a bird in the sky, a person often wishes to fly like it and roam around places with a free spirit to enjoy life to its fullest. Though we often see a flock of birds flying high or low in the sky, we often have no idea about the difficult journey many of these birds undertake during their migration to reach our land. Every winter season, several migratory birds flying from thousands of miles...
How To Improve PersonalityBy The Rising Nepal
Personality Development is a tool through which you draw out your capacities and qualities in making yourself aware of your internal identity and become more certain to confront the world. The character of an individual forms its primary stage when in childhood. Character is something crucial in the existenc
Musings And Reflections Of An Erudite GeneralBy The Rising Nepal
Lieutenant General (retd.) Krishna Narayan Singh Thapa has come out with memoirs entitled SAMAYA SAMJHANA: JIVANKO BANSURIMA BAJEKA DHUNHARU that can roughly be translated as Time and Memory: Tunes Blown from the Flute of Life, depicting the interesting saga of a prominent security officer recognised for his competence and immense contributions both at home and abroad. Devoted to his mother, Chandra Kumari Thapa, the book with 37 chapters, covers a wide range of issues, security, strategy, diplomacy,...
Electricity leakage drops to 14.35% in four monthsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced the leakage in the system to 14.35 per cent in the first four months of the current fiscal year 2021/22. The NEA is able to reduce the leakage in the system from 17.18 per cent in the last fiscal year by 2.83 per cent to 14.35 per cent in the last four months of the current fiscal year through regular campaign for power supply and control of technical and non-technical leakages.
Statue of Lord Shiva to promote religious tourismBy RSS
Construction of a 25-foot-tall statue of Lord Shiva in the Pashupati Temple premises in Shuklaphanta Municipality-7 has reached its final stage. The statue is being constructed to promote religious tourism in the region.
Yuvantika hopes to become first woman atop Everest from IlamBy The Rising Nepal
Yuvantika Tamang of Suryodaya Municipality–10, Ilam, is all set to climb Mount Everest. Tamang, 28, will climb the world’s highest peak in April. Tamang, who is preparing to scale Everest with the Elite Himalayan Exped Trek, has previously climbed the 6,119-metre Lobuche peak. She has also been riding bikes. Tamang, the only daughter of her parents Prakash and Madhu Tamang, requires Rs. 5 million to climb the highest peak. So, she is currently raising funds with the help of the local women’s...
Ensuring Social Media AccessibilityBy The Rising Nepal
"I am hurt every time I receive an email in a pdf* format or an image. The screen-reading tool I use will not be able to read this. I need someone to read that to me, which can be disgusting," said Sujit Gurung, a person with visual impairment.
How To Avoid Covid-Induced AnxietyBy The Rising Nepal
Some two years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic was first detected in Wuhan, China. We have come a long way since December 2019 when the deadly virus reared its ugly head. Knowledge and experience gained over this time have certainly helped better manage the patients. A timely diagnosis and treatment give the patient the best chance to recover from COVID-19. It is important to carefully elicit the medical history of the patient. Otherwise, important health cues can be missed and the disease may be misdiagnosed,...
Life, Death And Afterlife At PashupatinathBy The Rising Nepal
On that day, there was a kind of ‘construction frenzy’ in front of the Vishwaruup temple at the Pashupatinath area. Construction frenzy at a UNESCO-designated world heritage site? You must be kidding, hallucinating or daydreaming. If construction work was going on in the UNESCO-designated site, what were all those capable officials of the Pashupati Area Development Trust doing? That is what you guys will say, for sure.
Future of GMOs AgricultureBy The Rising Nepal
Providing food, feed, fiber and energy to meet the demand of growing populations is a global challenge. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations (UN) indicated that global population would reach 9 billion from the estimated current figure of 7.8 billion by 2050. Food insecurity, empower disadvantaged groups, climate change adaptation, and environmental sustainability are the challenges faced by world. Therefore, increasing agricultural productivity, while reducing environmental footprint,...
Conducting Qualitative ResearchBy Pushpa Priya
Qualitative research is a process of collecting, analysing and interpreting data that is non-numerical. It is carried out in a natural setting to comprehend the social reality of individuals, groups and cultures. Qualitative research is the means of
Words Of Inspiration And ‘Impression’By The Rising Nepal
Jagat Bahadur KC, a retired chemistry professor of the Tribhuvan University (TU), has some memorable impressions to share with readers. This is the reason with which he has written the under review book 'Prabhav' (Impression) to gratefully accept the role of inspiring personalities who helped to shape the meanings of his life. Human life is a store of impressions. However, there are some differences, too. Some people value such impressions and go on mentioning how they have benefited in life; and,...
Mahesh Acharya: A Popular SongwriterBy The Rising Nepal
Mahesh Acharya who hails from Maijogmai-1, Ilam, is a successful lyricist having contributed to the Nepali music sector for two and half decades. He is currently secretary of the Lyricists’ Association of Nepal. The songwriting skill, knowledge and creativity of Mahesh have made him a successful songwriter.
Sindhuli quake victims not getting govt grantBy The Rising Nepal
The earthquake victims of Sindhuli, who constructed their personal houses, have not received the tranche of the grant provided by the government since mid-July this year. The officials at the district’s Project Implementation Unit (Building and Residence) informed that the victims have not received the tranche for the current fiscal year. “We completed the construction of our houses and provided necessary documents to the engineer. But we have not received the installment of the grant. The...
Check List For A Pioneer DailyBy The Rising Nepal
December 15 night, 1965. Only hours away the country’s first broadsheet daily in English, The Rising Nepal, would hit the newsstands, i.e., the Bhugol Park and the Pipal Tree along the New Road and elsewhere. The newsroom was a hive of activity, crammed as it was with the editorial staff and senior administrative staff plus some officials from the government. With more than a dozen tabloid-sized news dailies in Nepali and English already circulating in the sparse market, when Tribhuvan Highway...
Taking A Stroll Down Memory LaneBy The Rising Nepal
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep” —Robert Frost This is how American poet Robert Frost has described life as a journey. Life is truly a journey and we are all fellow travellers. The 27 years of association with The Rising Nepal was a precious part of my life's long journey, which is both bumpy and exciting. In this part of the journey, there are thousands of incidents that go deep down in...
Falling In Love With The Rising NepalBy The Rising Nepal
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an art, but a habit. -Aristotle I had come across the name of The Rising Nepal (TRN) during my school days. But I never fancied I would one day work for the oldest English daily in the country. However, destiny had a different plan for me. In the late 1990s, Prakash Rimal, then a senior reporter at TRN, sent me words to meet him if I cared to work with the newspaper. We had been English teachers at then reputed Galaxy Public School. When...