Work on Pokhara Drinking Water Project resumes

POKHARA, SEPTEMBER 29 Work on Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara, the second-largest drinking water project in the country in terms of investment after Melamchi Water Supply Project, has resumed amid the coronavirus pandemic. The project halted its work for more than five...

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Visit Nepal 2020: Treehouses Attract Tourists

Subha Gantabya Resort attracts around 1000 tourists per day.   Amid the drastic drop in tourist arrivals in Nepal over coronavirus threat, Subha Gantabya Resort in Dharan has managed to outclass the contagion. The resort with treehouses and innovative dinning spaces at Shibhadhara of Dharan Sub-metropolis-13 has been attracting around 1000 tourists per day. “People are thronging our resort because of the treehouses that...

Education

Saving science from the tentacles of politics

Of late science has been vulnerable to political expediency. Political forces of all stripes have found it convenient to coral, sabotage and even...

Careless disposal of face mask ups infection risk

Chitwan, August 20 Poor management of huge number of used face masks at a time of the COVID pandemic has become a matter of...

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US moves to restore all UN sanctions on Iran in dispute...

UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI: The United States moved on Thursday to restore UN sanctions on Iran, including an arms embargo, arguing Tehran was in violation of a nuclear deal it struck with world powers in 2015 even though Washington itself abandoned that agreement two years ago. The United States submitted a letter to the 15-member UN Security Council accusing Tehran of non-compliance, starting a 30-day clock that could lead to a “snapback” of UN sanctions. All the remaining parties to the nuclear...

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English Premier League accused of ‘moral vacuum’

London, April 1 Premier League clubs have been accused of living in a “moral vacuum”, with players urged to take their share of the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic as non-playing staff begin to feel the pinch. Last year’s Champions League finalists Tottenham as well as Newcastle and Norwich have faced a backlash for using the British government’s furlough scheme, which will guarantee 80 per cent of employees’ income up to a maximum of £2,500 ($3,000) a month. “It sticks...

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Reusable Sanitary Pad commercially started in Nepal

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Politics

PM must prove his non-involvement in Baskota case: Gagan Thapa

KATHMANDU: Addressing the controversy surrounding now former Minister of Communication and Information Technology  Gokul Prasad Banskota, lawmaker Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that there’s more to the issue as the chapter doesn’t end with Baskota’s resignation. “It is no longer about Gokul Baskota’s resignation, the moe important thing now is for the Prime Minister to prove that he was in no way involved in this case,” the Nepali Congress lawmaker said. “Until that happens, there is no means for us...

Health and Fitness

Singapore scientists find coronavirus variant with milder infections

SINGAPORE: Researchers in Singapore have discovered a new variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus that causes milder infections, according to a study published in...

Opinion: Covid-19 and Mental Health

What has changed in our lives because of this pandemic? What will our future be like? For about five months, we have had...

Ayurveda medicines in shambles due to provincial government’s negligence

Karnali, August 19 The Birendranagar-based Provincial Ayurveda Pharmacy is facing shortage of human resource and physical capital due to sheer neglect on part of...

Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven...
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World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus: UN, WTO

Paris, April 1 The heads of three global agencies warned today of the risk of a worldwide ‘food shortage’ if authorities fail to manage...
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