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India reports biggest daily jump in COVID-19 infections this year

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India reported the year’s biggest daily increase in COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with 25,320 new infections, a day ahead of a lockdown in the western state of Maharashtra, the epicentre of the renewed surge. The...

‘Peak twins?’ – Scientists say IVF means more being born now than ever before

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More twins are being born now than ever before, largely due to rising use of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other assisted reproduction techniques, the first global study of human twinning has found. With about...

Shivaratri Special – Is it time to legalize Marijuana?

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It took more than 40 years for the United States to introduce Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition act that decriminalizes the use of marijuana throughout the US. Else people would be drinking it and the state...

UK royal family silent amid crisis over Meghan’s claim of racist remark

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(Reuters) - The British monarchy maintained its silence on Tuesday, after Meghan and Prince Harry accused a family member of making a racist remark about their son and said she had been alienated to...

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says

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Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials. The recommendations also say that vaccinated people can come together...

The United States in Partnership with ADB Completes Two Secondary Schools in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Today, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Randy W. Berry, along with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Nepal Mission Director Sepideh Keyvanshad, handed over two secondary schools in Kathmandu. The small ceremony included...

Stolen Laxmi-Narayana Statue Returns to Nepali Custody with U.S. Embassy Assistance

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March 5, 2021, Washington, DC.  After a months-long joint investigation among the U.S. Embassy, Diplomatic Security Services Overseas Criminal Investigations, Nepali police, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Dallas Museum of Art, a...

Uproar in Nepal over proposed law to restrict women travelling to Gulf nations, Africa

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KATHMANDU - In a controversial move, the Nepali government has proposed a new law that would require women to seek permission from their male guardians and local government wards before they can travel to...

Science and Dairy Dilemma

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The legacy of milk drinking has not come to us from Krishna or the Vedas – nowhere in any of sacred texts does anyone drink milk – but from the British.  Rabid milk drinkers brought...

‘Pawri’ power: 5-second social media clip pulls India, Pakistan closer

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 A 19-year-old Pakistani student who shot to fame after her five-second video went viral on social media across the subcontinent, hopes numerous renditions of her monologue will translate into more dialogue between rival neighbours...







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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...

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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...