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‘Speed thrills but kills’ - 117 riders killed in Kathmandu valley last year
‘Speed thrills but kills’ - 117 riders killed in Kathmandu valley last year With nearly 40 percent of the country’s motorcycles, Kathmandu valley’s roads turn increasingly unsafe   
With a huge head tumour removed, Pramisha Sherpa heaves a sigh of relief
With a huge head tumour removed, Pramisha Sherpa heaves a sigh of relief Pramisha Sherpa, 37, of Rasnalu Gokulganga-3 Ramechhap, underwent the surgery for removal of the tumour...
Lalitpur reports dengue cases
Lalitpur reports dengue cases The Lalitpur District Administration Office and the local governments have mobilised a team for the...
Three found with symptoms of viral hepatitis, but which of its strains are medicos talking about?
Three found with symptoms of viral hepatitis, but which of its strains are medicos talking about? Continuous rainfall and uncollected garbage in the city were the usual suspects behind these cases...
Five simple ways to avoid accidents in Nepal’s killer roads
Five simple ways to avoid accidents in Nepal’s killer roads That most victims are economically active and young means a huge loss to the immediate...
Rise in suicide cases calls for new methods to handle mental health issues
Rise in suicide cases calls for new methods to handle mental health issues Growing counts of suicide over the last five years have prompted the authorities to rethink...
Committee formed to study Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium project
Committee formed to study Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium project A meeting of the Council of Ministers had decided to form the committee under the...
Monkeypox now a global emergency. What rising cases in India mean for Nepal?
Monkeypox now a global emergency. What rising cases in India mean for Nepal? The outbreak is currently concentrated among men who have sex with men, especially those with...
Gunawardena appointed 15th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
Gunawardena appointed 15th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka The 73-year-old member of Sri Lanka's Parliament has been chosen to serve as the island...
Pubudu Dassanayake ends his coaching innings with Team Nepal
Pubudu Dassanayake ends his coaching innings with Team Nepal The 52-year-old former Canadian international cites personal reasons for the decision but he has been...
Covid-stalled 19th Asian Games now scheduled for Sep-Oct 2023
Covid-stalled 19th Asian Games now scheduled for Sep-Oct 2023 The games were originally scheduled to be held in Hangzhou from September 10 to 25,...
Covid-like symptoms in children give parents sleepless nights
Covid-like symptoms in children give parents sleepless nights Nine children below the age of 11 were tested Covid positive on July 18 and...
Should Nepalis worry about Monkeypox?
Should Nepalis worry about Monkeypox? UAE being the origin of the first Indian monkeypox case, Nepalis in UAE too could...
BA.5 Omicron: Should Nepalis be worried?
BA.5 Omicron: Should Nepalis be worried? The data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) shows that over 200 cases...
Covid cases rising sharply, at least 14 health workers in isolation
Covid cases rising sharply, at least 14 health workers in isolation Doctors say the new variant must be responsible for the sharp rise registered in recent...
Nairobi flies infecting Nepalis too, but they didn't come from Africa
Nairobi flies infecting Nepalis too, but they didn't come from Africa The Nairobi flies become more active at night. They release a potent acidic substance -...
PM Deuba cancels US trip after failing to schedule one-on-one with President Biden: Sources
PM Deuba cancels US trip after failing to schedule one-on-one with President Biden: Sources In his letter to the White House, the sources said, “the Prime Minister has reiterated...
Snakebite myths and realities: Watch out for snakes this monsoon
Snakebite myths and realities: Watch out for snakes this monsoon A photographic guide has recorded 89 species of snakes from Nepal. But their exact number...
Children close eyes to get Covid-19 vaccine yet boast they are not scared anymore
Children close eyes to get Covid-19 vaccine yet boast they are not scared anymore “My heart started beating fast,” the eight-year-old child said. “I was afraid to take the...
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