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US Secretary of State Antony congratulates Nepali people on constitution day

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On behalf of the people and the Government of the United States of America, I warmly congratulate you and the people of Nepal as you celebrate your Constitution Day on September 19. This past year...

SpaceX capsule with world’s first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida

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(Reuters) - The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew...

Taliban deny their deputy prime minister, Mullah Baradar, is dead

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The Taliban have denied that one of their top leaders has been killed in a shootout with rivals, following rumours about internal splits in the movement nearly a month after its lightning victory over...

Report: Climate change could see 200 million move by 2050

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Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge...

MCC, Nepal Take ‘Positive Steps Toward Compact Ratification’

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A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Vice President of Compact Operations, Fatema Z. Sumar, departed Nepal today after a four-day visit to discuss next steps to advance the...

AstraZeneca vaccine creator: Many may not need booster shots

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 Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday. Oxford University Professor Sarah Gilbert told The Telegraph newspaper that...

COVID-19 infections spread through gorillas at Atlanta zoo

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 Atlanta’s zoo says at least 13 western lowland gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19, including 60-year-old Ozzie, the oldest male gorilla in captivity. Zoo Atlanta said Friday that employees noticed the gorillas had been coughing,...

Responses by Millennium Challenge Corporation to Consolidated Clarification Questions from Government of Nepal Regarding...

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Grants, assistance, gifts, etc. do not generally come with conditions between the donor and the recipient countries. The only concerns on the part of the donors is that such donations, gifts, assistance, and grants...

Beyond Delta, scientists are watching new coronavirus variants

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The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants - a naming system used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to track concerning new mutations of the virus that...

Vaccinations in rural India increase amid supply concerns

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India has dramatically increased COVID-19 vaccination rates in its vast rural hinterland, where around 65% of the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people live. But supply constraints remain for the world’s largest maker of vaccines...







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Save the elephants

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Last week a barasingha strayed into a field in Panchkula. She ate a ball of wheat only to find it was a homemade bomb...

How fashion is killing the planet

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It's not just what you eat that is killing the earth and all its inhabitants. It is also what you wear. Every time you buy...

World Stroke Day, 29 October 2020

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Stroke is a major cause of disability and death globally that disproportionately affects people in low- and middle-income countries. Worldwide, stroke is the second...

Compassion: Key to happiness

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Compassion is not a hobby or something you do in a good mood or when you are well fed or with your friends, It...