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Killing animals gets us nowhere

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Around the world, Muslims mark the Festival of Sacrifice on the 10th day of the holy month of Dhu al-Hijjah. It honors Abraham’s willingness to slay his son Ishmael at Allah’s bidding. The killing...

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is low...

The year 2020 – Nepali Economy Is On Edge As Coronavirus Cases Surge

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The persistent drumbeat of positive tests and reported deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-nCoV-2 virus, have created widespread concerns in Nepal. Widespread fears of this virus are a tough blow for...

As New Varient Coronavirus Moves Through Different Parts, What Should Nepal Do?

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The daily COVID-19 cases and death tolls have been surging in Nepal. The coronavirus caseloads are rising as a new variant of the coronavirus has entered the country. As the coronavirus moves through different parts...

How worried should we be about links of blood clots to AstraZeneca’s vaccine?

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 Europe’s drug regulator on Wednesday said it had found a possible link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in adults who received the shot. Britain recommended people under 30 get an...

Can India’s Soft Power Gains Be Hurt By China’s Vaccine Diplomacy?

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The government is planning to immunize essential workers from Wednesday from the vaccines provided by China. According to the ministry, essential workers include the people who are working in postal and telephone services, water supply...

Vaccine Diplomacy- New currency for nations to showcase their soft power gains

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The coronavirus vaccine has emerged as a new currency for nations to showcase their soft power gains. India and China now have been competing for influence over neighboring countries like Nepal through vaccine diplomacy....

Restrictions imposed in Indian state that accounts for more than half of new COVID-19...

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India’s richest state, Maharashtra, announced stringent COVID-19 restrictions from Monday, after a rapid rise in infections now accounting for more than half the daily new cases in India. The state, which includes the financial capital...

Ex-Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai welcomes NC’s decision to seek PM Oli’s resignation

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Babu Ram Bhattarai, former prime minister and chairman of the Federal Council of the Janata Samajbadi Party, has welcomed the decision of main opposition Nepali Congress to seek the resignation of Prime Minister...

A broader level of internationally enforced sanctions is needed in Myanmar

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Footage broadcast by Radio Free Asia showed police charging at protesters, grabbing one and smashing him in the head. Stones were then thrown at the police before the shots were fired. “Three got shot –...







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Save the elephants

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World Stroke Day, 29 October 2020

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Compassion: Key to happiness

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