‘Avatar doesn’t ask us to vote, it reminds us what we’re missing’

New York. The pop-culture landscape in 2009 looked different than it does now. Television programs were mostly watched on TV. Tiktok released the famous song of singer Kesha, but last year only two hits of Marble Cinematic Universe were released. James Cameron wanted to dominate the multiplexes by showing ‘Avatar’, the science-fiction epic. The film… Continue reading ‘Avatar doesn’t ask us to vote, it reminds us what we’re missing’

Water supply to 1.5 billion people will be safe only if the mountains are safe: Finance Minister

29 August, Kathmandu. Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that only by protecting the mountains of Nepal, the drinking water required for 1.5 billion people in the world will be protected. He said this while presenting his views on behalf of Nepal in the meeting of ministers of Asia Pacific region held in South Korea… Continue reading Water supply to 1.5 billion people will be safe only if the mountains are safe: Finance Minister

How is it possible to declare a ‘climate crisis’?

August 24, Kathmandu. As the date of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP-27) draws near, the Ministry of Forests and Environment is planning to attract the attention of the world by declaring a ‘climate emergency’. Forest and Environment Minister Pradeep Yadav said that during the discussion to decide on the issues to be… Continue reading How is it possible to declare a ‘climate crisis’?

Energy minister urges Norway to help mitigate climate change risks

March 9, Kathmandu. Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Pampa Bhusal has urged Norway to help reduce the risk of climate change. During a meeting with Norway’s Ambassador Torun Drumdal in the ministry on Wednesday, Minister Bhusal said that Nepal is facing new challenges due to climate change. During the meeting, Minister Bhusal said, “The… Continue reading Energy minister urges Norway to help mitigate climate change risks

Climate friendly projects started in Madhes, Karnali and Far West

March 21, Kathmandu. Nepali Youth Project has been started in Madhes, Karnali and Far Western Provinces for eco- and climate-friendly development. The four-year-long project, in partnership with Youth Innovation Lab, Restless Development Nepal, Creation and CDMS, was formally launched on Friday. According to the Youth Innovation Lab, this project will create employment opportunities in Madhes,… Continue reading Climate friendly projects started in Madhes, Karnali and Far West

The impact of climate change: from building houses to apple farming

March 15 Manang. The heavy rains in June and July last year have caused a lot of damage. It usually rains in the Himalayan region where there is no rain and the rainfall is very less. The mountainous region of Manang has started building permanent homes after the snowfall began to coincide with climate change.… Continue reading The impact of climate change: from building houses to apple farming

impact of climate change

file photo December 14, Benny. After the blooming of gourd in pus, the rural forests of Myagadi have started appearing overnight. Similarly, wild fruits like kaphaal and acelu have started bearing fruit in the off-season. According to environmentalists, this is due to the direct effects of global warming, as the red gourds, which begin to… Continue reading impact of climate change

Mountain summit in the last week of March in avalanche affected Mustang

26 December, Kathmandu. A mountain summit is to be organized to draw the attention of world powers to the problems of the mountainous region due to climate change. In a program organized in Kathmandu on Saturday to commemorate International Mountain Day, it has been announced to organize Mountain Advocacy Summit-2022 in Mustang on 12th and… Continue reading Mountain summit in the last week of March in avalanche affected Mustang

Sonam Wangchuk inaugurated ‘Kimph’ film festival

23 December, Kathmandu. The 19th edition of the Kathmandu International Film Festival (KIMFF) began on Thursday. This time the festival has been organized in a hybrid style due to the Corona epidemic. Organized by the Himal Association, the festival will continue till December 12 at the Hall of Film Development Board in Chavil, Kathmandu. The… Continue reading Sonam Wangchuk inaugurated ‘Kimph’ film festival

China and US agree to cooperate more on climate change

25 October, Kathmandu. China and the US have agreed to work together to tackle climate change. On Wednesday, China and the US announced an agreement to increase cooperation against climate change. In a joint statement issued at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Glasgow, Al Jazeera said China and the United States have… Continue reading China and US agree to cooperate more on climate change

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