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Nepali Times 3h
"The volume of carbon emitted by Nepal might be small, but the rate at which we are increasing it is even higher than the industrialised West.” reports on Nepal's growing petroleum addiction & need to sift to electric vehicles.
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Nepali Times 4h
Epidemic of Diabetes Diabetes cases worldwide has quadrupled in the past 35 years. The world average for diabetes prevalence is 9%. Incidence in Nepal: 8.1%. South Asians are 6 times more likely to develop diabetes than others. Read:
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Nepali Times 6h
On , read all about how antibiotics in poultry is making Nepalis resistant to drugs that fight infections. Report
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Nepali Times 23h
Do your bit for the ecology and economy by switching to a battery car, and save money, too. Read full report by .
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Nepali Times Nov 13
Recent accusations barely scratch the surface of widespread hidden abuse of women in Nepal, writes .
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Nepali Times Nov 12
Markets in Biratnagar are lined up with fruits, sweets, flowers and decorative items for Chhath, an important festival in Nepal’s Tarai being celebrated today.
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Nepali Times Nov 12
On the 100th day of incarceration of Shahidul Alam, 33 prominent South Asians including Arundhati Roy, , , Mohammad Hanif, Sushila Karki, have signed a letter to PM Hasina Wazed demanding his immediate release.
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Nepali Times Nov 12
काठमान्डूका धराप सडक खुला ढलमा डुबेर साइकलयात्री श्यामसुन्दर श्रेष्ठको निधनपछि आधा घण्टा लगाएर खाडल ढुंगाले छोपियो। छेउको विद्यालयका एक विद्यार्थीका बुवाको प्रश्न:"त्यति सजिलै बाटो सुरक्षित बनाउन सकिने भए किन नगरेको? कसैको ज्यान जानै पर्ने हो?"
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Nepali Times Nov 12
One week after Nepal, Mexico celebrates Kukur Tihar.
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Nepali Times Nov 12
चीनको ग्रेट वाल संसारकै सबभन्दा प्रसिद्ध ठाउँ मध्ये एक हो। काठमान्डूबाट ४,००० किमी उत्तरमा पर्ने यो विश्व सम्पदा स्थलसंग नेपालको नाता भने नजिकको छ। ग्रेट वालमा रन्जना लिपी र चीनमा त्यसको प्रभावका बारेमा बेइजिंगबाट को रिपोर्ट
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Nepali Times Nov 12
Gurkha involvement in eventually played a part in a growing dissatisfaction with the poverty and underdevelopment of Nepal, and in increasing demands for social, economic and political change in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Nepali Times Nov 11
Another South Asia! requires one to pause & step back to recall what is South Asia, before one engages with the idea of what could be ‘another’. The book posits the possibility of exploring a soothing, disarming, and yet not credulous, utopia.
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Kunda Dixit Nov 11
A day after Shyam Sundar Shrestha drowned in sewage after falling into an open drain, the ditch was repaired within half-an-hour. If it was so easy to cover the drain, why did they wait till someone died? A postmortem:
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Nepali Times Nov 11
Ass has re-examined the three laws of thermodynamics! A preview to the newly defined first law: A body at rest in the Kathmadu Mayor’s office will continue to be at rest even if rudely awoken by a physical force acting upon it.
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Nepali Times Nov 11
Alarming changes have happened with just an average 1° warming since the industrial age. By the end of the century, we are looking at average global temperatures at 4° warmer – this means we should replace the term climate change with ‘climate collapse’.
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Nepali Times Nov 11
After Shyam Sundar Shrestha’s body was found, KUKL covered up the open drain in half-an- hour. “If it was so simple, why didn’t KUKL do it earlier? Did someone have to be killed?” speaks with those gathered for Shrestha's 13th day remembrance.
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Nepali Times Nov 11
100 years after , the footage in 'They Shall Not Grow Old' bear witness to the hardships, valour, carnage and the utter senselessness of the bloodshed. reviews the film, screening at today at 5pm.
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Nepali Times Nov 10
There does not appear to be much being done in Nepal to remember a war in which so many Nepali soldiers were killed, and one that had such a historic impact on the country’s political, socio-economic & cultural life. on
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Kunda Dixit Nov 10
Today's Air Quality Index: New Delhi: 900 (Firecrackers, stubble burning, traffic) Kathmandu: 125 (9 AM) San Francisco: 120 (Forest fires) Beijing: 25 Important piece by in linking air pollution to 's petroleum addiction:
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Nepali Times Nov 10
Last in her Borneo series, recalls how the beginnings of Borneo Rainforest Lodge in Sabah followed Tiger Tops, the Chitwan model from Nepal.
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