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Analysis: How Omicron highlights fading hope of herd immunity from COVID

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The Omicron variant, which is spreading far faster than previous versions of the coronavirus, is not likely to help countries achieve so-called herd immunity against COVID-19, in which enough people become immune to the virus...

At least 26 killed as earthquake hits western Afghanistan

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At least 26 people have been killed after an earthquake struck western Afghanistan, media reports said. Hundreds of homes were damaged in the western Badghis province, bordering Turkmenistan, after the 5.3-magnitude earthquake on Monday,...

Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

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Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind advance practically ensures it won’t be the last version of the coronavirus to worry the world. Every infection provides a chance for the...

Million Indians get COVID vaccine boosters, hospitalisation low

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More than 1 million Indians received their third COVID-19 vaccine dose on Monday as the country rolled out boosters for frontline workers and vulnerable elderly, with the Omicron variant fuelling an eight-fold rise in...

Prestigious ACE Award given to Purnaa Enterprises in Nepal

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Purnaa Enterprises, a U.S. socially conscious and environmentally sustainable manufacturing company operating in Nepal was one of six companies in the world awarded the 2021 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) last...

Pfizer asks FDA to OK COVID-19 booster shots for all adults

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Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to allow boosters of its COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 or older, a step that comes amid concern about increased spread of the coronavirus with holiday travel and gatherings. Older...

Samsung brings festive offer “Sunn Ko Sikka Tin, Bijeta Harek Din” to add more...

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With this year’s festivities and celebrations going on in full swing Samsung, Nepal’s most trusted smartphone brand, has come up with "Sunn Ko Sikka Tin, Bijeta Harek Din" a 30 day festive offer wherein...

Hard Rock Cafe opens its door in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, Durbar Marg (October 2021) – Hard Rock Cafe® Kathmandu has opened its doors at Sherpa Mall, Durbar Marg, in the heart of iconic Kathmandu on October 28, 2021, at 7 pm. Along with memorabilia...

मुग्लिङ–पोखरा सडक चारलेनको बनाइँदै

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पृथ्वी राजमार्गअन्तर्गत मुग्लिङ–पोखरा सडकखण्ड विस्तारका लागि रूख काट्न सुरु गरिएको छ। मुग्लिङ–पोखरा सडकखण्ड चार लेन विस्तारका क्रममा तनहुँ खण्डका रूख काट्न थालिएको हो। बन्दीपुर गाउँपालिका–५ याम्पाफाँट आसपासका रूख काट्न थालिएको छ। पहिलो चरणमा याम्पादेखि आँबुखैरेनीसम्मका रूख...

Ncell awarded two World Communication Awards

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Ncell Axiata Limited has been awarded with the prestigious World Communication Awards 2021 (WCA) under ‘The Social Contribution Award’ and ‘Crisis Response Award’ categories. The winners were announced at this year's Total Telecom Congress...
















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Emissions by Global Meat and Dairy Companies

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Animal agriculture currently accounts for around 14.5% of the total GHG emissions in the world. Besides the emissions problem, there is also the issue...

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...