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Chandra Prasad Dhakal: Modest Man, Thrifty Habits

From Balewa, Baglung you cover hundreds of miles needed to reach the headquarter of one of the biggest banks of Nepal and the top of the Chandragiri. You need to dodge many...

COVID-19 in Nepal: Now that the world “has” vaccines, are we safe?

Almost 11 months after @promed_mail sent this email (below) alerting the world about “pneumonia of unknown cause” in Wuhan, China, the world has recorded, by the time we write this, close to...

Two districts of the Kathmandu valley now under the leadership of female police officers

For the first time, two female police officers will be heading two districts of the Kathmandu valley, the capital of Nepal. On Friday, the Home Ministry transferred the...

Antimicrobial Resistance: A global health and development threat

The WHO South-East Asia Region is committed to preventing and combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a global health and development threat. AMR occurs when antimicrobial drugs – including antibiotics – are used inappropriately,...

What Joe Biden Means For Southeast Asia?

Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the United States ending tumultuous years under Donald Trump. In an age of growing Chinese power, it is anticipating to see what the...

We can stop Covid-19: Moderna vaccine success gives world more hope

Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine is 94.5 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, becoming the second US drugmaker to report...

Want to Live a Longer Life? Get a Dog

If you're contemplating getting a dog, recent scientific research provides a great reason why you should go for it. Owning a dog seems to be good for your health. According to a Swedish study published in Scientific...

Let’s Celebrate This Tihar More Responsibly

The coronavirus caseloads are surging in Nepal daily. The national tally of coronavirus has crossed 2,00,000 mark daily. Nepal registered 5,008 new Covid-19 cases in the past...

Nepal can be completely food independent in some years by investing in small farmers...

The Government of Bolivia has just invested $40 million to support small and medium farmers in food production. Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Agriculture, Marisol Solano, stated that over 20 food security projects are already...

Nepal and China Finally Reach Consensus To Measure New Height Of Mount Everest

After a wait of a decade, soon, the world will learn the new height of the World's tallest mountain - Mount Everest. Nepal and China have reached a consensus to measure...

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World Stroke Day, 29 October 2020

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

Compassion: Key to happiness

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

65 Years Of Nepal-China Relations

Nepal and China established diplomatic relations on August 1, 1955, although people-to-people relations date back to thousands of years. Both the societies...

Nepal’s Citizenship Predicament

The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee endorsed an amendment bill on the Citizenship Act 2006, with the provision that foreign...