Suicide rate increases by 14.2% in a year, province 1 has highest suicide casesBy Mahima Devkota
The suicide rate has increased by 14.2 per cent in a year between the fiscal year 2076/77 to 2077/78 BS. As per the data of Nepal Police, in the fiscal year, 2077/78 BS 7,141 cases of suicide have been recorded which was 889 more than the suicide data of the 2076/77 fiscal year. In the fiscal year 2076/77 BS the number of suicide was 6252.
Rishi Panchami: the last day of Teej - in picturesBy The Rising Nepal
The last day of the Hindu women's festival Teej, Rishi Panchami is being celebrated today across the country.
Weather: Light to moderate rain forecast at most placesBy RSS
The weather will be generally cloudy throughout the country today due to the influence of the monsoon wind with chances of light to moderate rainfall at most places.
Teej celebration at Pashupatinath temple (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Haritalika Teej, the biggest fasting festival of women in Hindu tradition, is being celebrated Thursday (Today).
How to fight microplastic pollution with magnets?By BBC
Huge amounts of plastic end up in rivers and oceans every year, harming the environment and potentially also human health. But what if we could pull it out of the water with the power of magnets?
Garbage collection resumes in Kathmandu, major thoroughfares yet to be cleared off wastesBy RSS
Although garbage collection had resumed in Kathmandu for over some days, the major thoroughfares of the Valley are still littered with solid waste. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) had positively intervened for garbage collection that was halted for 18 days and garbage was being collected since last Wednesday. Despite the resumption, Kalanki, Kalimati and Khasi Bazar, among others, public thoroughfares had mounds of garbage piled up one over another.
Census of Dolphins underway in KailaliBy RSS
A census of Dolphins has been started from Friday in the Dolphin conservation area of Tikapur Municipality and Bhajani Municipality in the southeastern region of Kailali.
Rajbiraj schools to open from SundayBy RSS
Schools in Rajbiraj will open from Sunday after the Saptari District Administration Office handed over the responsibility of running the school to the local level concerned.
Urban Ministry urged to complete construction of landfill site in Bancharedanda soonBy RSS
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the Ministry of Urban Development to facilitate garbage management by completing the construction of the first shell of the under-construction landfill site at Bancharedanda.
Parliamentary committee instructs to conduct grade 12 examsBy RSS
The Committee for Education and Health under the House of Representatives has instructed the concerned authority to conduct an annual exam of grade 12 adhering to the health safety measures and arranging home-centre.
The animals changed by proximity to humansBy The Rising Nepal
It's not just domestication that has changed animals – simply sharing their environment with humans has radically altered the behaviour of some species.
'Smallest baby at birth' goes home after a yearBy BBC
A baby thought to be the world's smallest at birth has been discharged from a Singapore hospital after 13 months of intensive treatment.
Plight of Bhim Bahadur: Old, poor and lonelyBy The Rising Nepal
Bhim Bahadur Rai, who came to Terai from Basikhora, Bhojpur after the death of his wife, is looking for help. He is old, sick and living in the house of his only daughter Anu. Rai spent his entire youth working. Every waking moment, he spent in labour. He never took a break, never attended festivities and was never able to apply for citizenship.
Grade 12 exams postponed indefinitelyBy The Rising Nepal
The National Examination Board has postponed the examination of class 12.
NEB publishes SEE resultsBy The Rising Nepal
The National Education Board has published the results of Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) 2020 (2077 BS) today.
Reconstruction of 88 school buildings completedBy RSS
The buildings of 88 schools damaged by the earthquake in Myagdi have been rebuilt. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has reconstructed the school buildings that were destroyed and dilapidated by the 2015 earthquake.
Laptops provided to all teachers at a schoolBy RSS
Laptops have been handed over to all the teachers of the Satkanya Secondary School in Ratmata of Melamchi Municipality-9.
DAO, Kathmandu restricts crowded activitiesBy RSS
The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, has urged the people not to crowd or get involved in such activities, citing a rise in coronavirus infection cases in Kathmandu Valley in the last few days.
Untimely death of wildlife in Banke National Park on riseBy RSS
An increasing number of wild animals in the Banke National Park (BNP) has become a cause for concern among the national park’s officials, conservationists and the locals alike.