President Bhandari underscores human rights promotion

Kathmandu, Dec 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has underscored the protection and promotion of human rights with the implementation of constitution. Giving a best wishes message on the occasion of the Human Rights Day, today, President...

  Int’l Human Rights Day today 'Nepal’s HR situation still not satisfactory'

By Arpana Adhikari Kathmandu, Dec. 10: Human rights (HR) activists and defenders have said that the overall HR situation in the country was not satisfactory even after a decade of the end of the armed conflict. Talking to The Rising...

Historic Transplant

    Nepal has accomplished a historic feat in the health sector by successfully conducting a pioneering transplantation of liver on a patient the other day. This is a landmark job because of the fact that it is said to be the...

Sluggish Development

        We hear politicians of all hues making speeches on a daily basis about economic transformation of the country. But what they say has little bearing on the ground reality. A news report has it that the government has...

Reconstruction of quake-damaged school begins with donor money

Falebas (Parbat), Dec 10: The reconstruction of a local school, which was completely damaged by the 25 April 2015 earthquake, has begun with support from donor. The reconstruction of the Pashupati Higher Secondary School based in Ramjadeurali VDC of...

Journalist Dhakal demise condoled

Kathmandu, Dec 10: The National Society of Democratic Print Media has expressed sorrow over the demise of former central member of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and Chief Editor of Purbanchal National Daily, Madan Dhakal. Issuing a condolence...

Iraqi officials: Separate bombings kill 10 people in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Dec 9 (AP) — Separate bombings in the Iraqi capital killed 10 people and wounded another 22 on Friday, according to Iraqi officials. The Baghdad attacks mainly targeted civilians and though there was no immediate claim of responsibility,...

Syrian civilians leave crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo

BEIRUT, Dec 9 (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaign by government troops and their allies to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling...

Reforming The Medical Sector

Kushal Pokharel The 10th round of fast-unto-death of Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), has finally come to an end...

Policy Towards Neighbours

  Madhavji Shrestha   We are told myriad times that Nepal needs to maintain a balanced neighbourly foreign policy vis-à-vis India and China. Politicians,...

Prime Minister Agriculture Modernisation Project to be implemented soon

By Laxman Kafle, Kathmandu, Dec. 9: With a view to making the country self-reliant in agriculture production, the much talked about Prime Minister Agriculture Modernisation...

Govt. to hold Investment Summit

Kathmandu, Dec. 9: The government has decided to hold an Investment Summit in Kathmandu on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2017, with the objective of luring foreign investors by promoting...

Comedian 'Rajalam' no more

Biratnagar, Dec 9: Comedian RP Bhattarai passed away this morning. He was 41.  His family sources have informed that he was found dead in bed at his sister's house at...

Japan launches much-needed supplies to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec 9 (AP) — A Japanese capsule has been launched with much-needed supplies to the International Space Station. Friday's successful launch from...

Preparations of 7th national games in final stage

Kathmandu, Dec 10: The National Sports Council (NSC) has said the preparations for the 7th National Games taking place in the eastern region from 23-30 December are almost in...

Eastern region selects badminton players for Seventh National Games

Dhankuta, Dec 9: The selection round of the badminton players for the Seventh National Games concluded in the eastern region on Thursday. During the final held at the Covered...

Scholarship of Rs 500,000 to students in remote area

Salyan, Dec 10: Some 120 students pursuing their school education in the remote parts of Salyan district have received scholarship. Students of 45 schools based in Darmakot, Dhakadam,...

Plumbing for rural drinking water

Pokhara, Dec 10: A three-month training on plumbing was imparted to locals to support the smooth operation of Lifting Drinking Water Schemes in Bharatpokhari and Nirmalpokhari...

Bereaucracy stumbling block to power development: Sharma

Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma Prabhakar is in the limelight for ending the load-shedding in the capital of late. Sharma said...

No constitution is all-acceptable: Nembang

Former Speaker and deputy leader of the main opposition CPN-UML, Subash Chandra Nembang had played an important role in promulgating...

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