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Sabitri Dhakal

Sabitri Dhakal

Sabitri Dhakal is a correspondent/producer, covering health, environment, society and politics. Prior to NepalMinute, she worked as a feature writer at The Himalayan Times newspaper.
Flu cases rise just as new Covid sub-variant spreads
Flu cases rise just as new Covid sub-variant spreads The seasonal winter flu is back in Nepal just when authorities detected Omicron sub-variant BM.1.1.3.
Football fervour hits fever pitch; doctors ask fans to slow down
Football fervour hits fever pitch; doctors ask fans to slow down The World Cup is an exciting time to have fun with family and friends, but...
Artworks put a spotlight on human's impact on nature
Artworks put a spotlight on human's impact on nature ‘My Memories of the Soil’ showcases artist Bidhyaman Tamang’s etchings of the rapid transformation of...
Govt reports drop in Covid cases, but experts warn not to take off masks just yet 
Govt reports drop in Covid cases, but experts warn not to take off masks just yet  For weeks, the number of new coronavirus cases is falling in Nepal. Does it mean...
Diabetes: 'The urban disease' now hits Nepali migrant workers too
Diabetes: 'The urban disease' now hits Nepali migrant workers too Hospitals in Nepal have new visitors - urban youth and returnee migrant workers suffering from...
Kathmandu-based British School’s ex-teacher pleads guilty to child sex abuses in UK court
Kathmandu-based British School’s ex-teacher pleads guilty to child sex abuses in UK court Police arrest Matthew Smith, 34, on Sunday after an extensive investigation, UK media reports say
School bus blunders put parents at their wits' end
School bus blunders put parents at their wits' end The death of a schoolboy last week has triggered an outpouring of grief and anger,...
The challenge to move
The challenge to move Health experts advise breaking the rut of a sedentary lifestyle to reduce the risk of...
How concerned should you be about Covid-19 XBB sub-variant? 
How concerned should you be about Covid-19 XBB sub-variant?  Heath experts say appropriate precautions and recovery protocols are sufficient to ride out the new...
Doctorspeak: Enjoy Tihar treats, but avoid overindulgence
Doctorspeak: Enjoy Tihar treats, but avoid overindulgence People grab food items loaded with sugar and fats during festivals that often lead to...
Nepali experts advise caution as coronavirus rears its ugly head in India
Nepali experts advise caution as coronavirus rears its ugly head in India Doctors warn the days of leaving the house without a mask could be over if...
Distinguished historian Satya Mohan Joshi remembered
Distinguished historian Satya Mohan Joshi remembered His works in knowledge creation will be talked about for a long, long time
Revered historian Satya Mohan Joshi passes away at 103
Revered historian Satya Mohan Joshi passes away at 103 Tributes pour in from across political and social spectrum for the 'Man of the Century'
Meet Nepali doctors on election battlegrounds
Meet Nepali doctors on election battlegrounds Hoping to bring a change in the country doctors have filed their candidacy for the...
Highlights of Himalayan Art Festival
Highlights of Himalayan Art Festival With a variety of exhibitions, Nepal Art Council gallery continues to attract artists and art...
UK Nursing Jobs: Nepali officials urge nurses to complain against frauds
UK Nursing Jobs: Nepali officials urge nurses to complain against frauds Officials have reminded Nepali nurses seeking UK jobs that they need not pay a single...
Spurt in dengue cases mounts pressure on health-care system
Spurt in dengue cases mounts pressure on health-care system According to the Health Ministry data, Kathmandu has the highest number of reported cases at...
Art exhibition shows vignettes of Kathmandu in 1990s
Art exhibition shows vignettes of Kathmandu in 1990s Paintings by a group of artists take visitors on tour down memory lane
Dengue calling to be declared an epidemic 
Dengue calling to be declared an epidemic  Patients tend to visit hospitals only in the second week of infection saying there is...
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