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Students compelled to carry sacks to schools for lack of benches to sit on

Students compelled to carry sacks to schools for lack of benches to sit on

By Yadav Raj Puri, Rautahat, Dec.6: You may find it incredible, but it is true that some 472 students of a secondary school in Rautahat take sacks to school to sit on because there are no benches f...
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How repatriation of an idol can help restore a conduit

How repatriation of an idol can help restore a conduit

Kathmandu, Dec. 6:   For decades now, haphazard urbanisation, government neglect and public apathy have been causing many of Kathmandu Valley’s ancient water spouts, or Hitis as they are known in...
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Seasonal flu, cold patients up in Banke hospitals

Seasonal flu, cold patients up in Banke hospitals

By Our Correspondent,Banke, Dec. 5: With the onset of winter, the number of patients with seasonal flu, cold, cold diarrhea and pneumonia is increasing in Banke, according to various hospitals.
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Simple changes to soothe dry skin during winter

Simple changes to soothe dry skin during winter

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The skin is our body’s largest organ and just about everyone wants to put their best skin forward. It takes some work to keep our skin healthy and looking its best, though, especi...
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Wuyishan National Park strikes balance between ecological conservation, local development

Wuyishan National Park strikes balance between ecological conservation, local development

Wang Yinxin Tea is a symbol of Wuyishan Mountain, which sits at the border of east China's Jiangxi province and southeast China's Fujian province. Tea planting and making has long been a tradition...
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Why did an agnostic in me read Bhagavad Gita?

Why did an agnostic in me read Bhagavad Gita?

When I told people I was reading the Bhagavad Gita, almost everyone was shocked. Why? Despite being brought up in a religious family, the idea of god being the be-all and end-all was trivial for me...
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Preventing Suicide Contagion

Preventing Suicide Contagion

Mental health encompasses cognitive, behavioural, and emotional well-being. It is about how we think, react, live and behave. Sound mental health is essential for quality life, good relationships, ...
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Four million doses of China-donated vaccines may never be used

Four million doses of China-donated vaccines may never be used

Officials say low vaccine uptake and assurance of updated vaccine doses by COVAX are among the reasons for not rolling out the vaccine doses. Four million doses of Sinovac-CoronaVac Covid-19 vacci...
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Baitadi Hospital top in Sudurpaschim Province

Baitadi Hospital top in Sudurpaschim Province

Baitadi, Dec 3: The District Hospital here has got the top score in its performance indicators in Sudurpaschim Province. The Province Health Directorate found it a top health facility in its field ...
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Are you feeding your brain right?

Are you feeding your brain right?

KATHMANDU: Is your plate healthy? Next time when you sit for any meal just look at the food that you give to your body. You will be surprised! What if your meal is filled with junk food? We all ar...
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Covid virus can survive for days on some groceries

Covid virus can survive for days on some groceries

By Michelle Roberts, Dec. 2: The Covid virus can reside on some ready-to-eat groceries for days, UK experts have confirmed.
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Self-stigmatisation is a new problem among people living with HIV in Nepal: Survey

Self-stigmatisation is a new problem among people living with HIV in Nepal: Survey

Kathmandu, December 2 A new survey, Nepal PLHIV Stigma Index 2.0, indicates that self-stigmatisation is a new growing problem among the people living with HIV in Nepal. The survey, however, says ...
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Nepal disease control body to study high dengue mortality

Nepal disease control body to study high dengue mortality

Sixty-two people died and around 54,000 have been infected by the deadly virus in Nepal this year alone. The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division said it has started a study on the cause of t...
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Aids Infections fall by 84 percent in two decades

Aids Infections fall by 84 percent in two decades

Image for Representation. KATHMANDU: New HIV infections fell by 84 percent in the past two decades in Nepal. According to data unveiled by the National Centre for Aids and STD Control, Teku, the ...
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Alzheimer's drug lecanemab hailed as momentous breakthrough

Alzheimer's drug lecanemab hailed as momentous breakthrough

NOV 30: The research breakthrough ends decades of failure and shows a new era of drugs to treat Alzheimer's - the most common form of dementia - is possible. Yet the medicine, lecanemab, has only ...
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Brain Gain For Development

Brain Gain For Development

If there is one urgent function, among many, that the freshly mandated government has to prioritise, it is an attempt to re/gain the drained brain for the nation's overall development. It may be ag...
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Rare success for Alzheimer's research unlocks hope for future therapies

Rare success for Alzheimer's research unlocks hope for future therapies

By Julie Steenhuysen, CHICAGO, Nov 29: The first big breakthrough in 30 years of Alzheimer’s research is providing momentum for clinical trials of “cocktail” treatments targeting the two hallmark p...
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International Health Regulations’ annual review starts in Kathmandu

International Health Regulations’ annual review starts in Kathmandu

Due to the apathy of successive governments in strengthening the health desks and taking other measures, the health desks in Nepal are only in name, according to experts. In mid-June, a Nepali nat...
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Monkeypox given new name by global health experts

Monkeypox given new name by global health experts

Nov. 28: Monkeypox will now be known as mpox, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced, after complaints over racist and stigmatising language linked to the virus's name.
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Omicron sub-variant BM.1.1.3 circulating in Nepal

Omicron sub-variant BM.1.1.3 circulating in Nepal

Of the swab samples of nine people, all tested positive for different sub-variants on Sunday. Nepal on Sunday confirmed the infection of Omicron’s new sub-variant BM.1.1.3. Experts say BM.1.1.3 i...
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Physical Activity Averts Non-communicable Diseases

Physical Activity Averts Non-communicable Diseases

Physical activity has been associated with both immediate and long-term health benefits. People of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and abilities can benefit from physical activity. Everyone needs b...
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Six-foot ‘Lobsta Mickey’ statue returns to Boston

Six-foot ‘Lobsta Mickey’ statue returns to Boston

Boston, Nov. 27: A long-forgotten, and somewhat unsettling, statue of Mickey Mouse with giant lobster claws for hands has found its way back to Boston.
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Health workers being trained to carry out mental health screening of prisoners

Health workers being trained to carry out mental health screening of prisoners

Around 40 percent of the nearly 27,000 inmates suffer from mental health problems, according to official estimates. In a bid to address growing mental health problems among inmates, the Ministry o...
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Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare

Winter has come. That time of the year when the weather is cold, the environment is foggy, it gets dark early and our skin gets dry.
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People attracted to Ayurvedic treatment

People attracted to Ayurvedic treatment

BY JAY KRISHNA YADAV,Inaruwa, Nov. 26: The number of patients taking Ayurvedic medicines and health services is increasing in Sunsari district. The number of service seekers has increased at Distri...
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World Cup 2022: What’s been banned and how have players reacted?

World Cup 2022: What’s been banned and how have players reacted?

OneLove armbands The OneLove armband with a rainbow flag in the shape of a heart and was going to be worn by team captains from seven nations to protest Qatar's laws against same-sex relationships...
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Why should the youth be ‘feminists’ to eliminate gender-based violence from Nepal

Why should the youth be ‘feminists’ to eliminate gender-based violence from Nepal

Ever since I became familiar with the term ‘feminism’, I witnessed so many contradictory views and opinions of people around it. There are different schools of thought on feminism and maybe for sch...
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Frank Reflection Of A Self-Declared Egoist

Frank Reflection Of A Self-Declared Egoist

Keshab Kumar Budathoki, a dyed-in-the-wool politician with a cerebral image, has published an interesting book entitled AAFNO – AAFNO SAGARMATHA (Aatmasamsmaran). This can be roughly translated as ...
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Son and Suarez subdued in Uruguay-Korea stalemate

Son and Suarez subdued in Uruguay-Korea stalemate

Doha, Nov. 25: The returning Son Heung-min could not inspire South Korea as the Tigers of Asia started their World Cup Group H campaign with a 0-0 draw against Uruguay in Qatar on Thursday.
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Measles now an imminent global threat due to pandemic, say WHO & CDC

Measles now an imminent global threat due to pandemic, say WHO & CDC

By Jennifer Rigby, Nov 23: There is now an imminent threat of measles spreading in various regions globally, as COVID-19 led to a steady decline in vaccination coverage and weakened surveillance of...
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COVAX to supply 1.5 million Covid bivalent doses to Nepal shortly

COVAX to supply 1.5 million Covid bivalent doses to Nepal shortly

Health Ministry officials say the vaccine doses will be used as first and second booster shots. Nepal is all set to receive 1.5 million doses of bivalent Covid-19 vaccine from the COVAX facility, ...
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Nepal now dealing with tomato flu?

Nepal now dealing with tomato flu?

For the first time, Nepal observed tomato flu-like illness in an adult, followed by dengue fever. Tomato flu first drew the attention of clinicians in the Kollam district of Kerala, India, on 6th ...
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Minimising the use of antibiotics

Minimising the use of antibiotics

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could cause a 2.5 to 7.5 percent decline in livestock productivity by 2050. The unintentional discovery of Penicillin in 1928 AD by Scottish physician Alexander Flemi...
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Mao’s conversation on education with Nepali delegation

Mao’s conversation on education with Nepali delegation

When the Chinese leader met representatives from Nepal in 1964, he advised them not to put blind faith in the Chinese educational system. (Context: On 29th August 1964, Mao Zedong received members...
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The ignored epidemics

The ignored epidemics

Newer epidemics that didn’t even exist a few years ago ravage places in Nepal now. Owing to temperate climes, Nepal’s hills and mountains used to be largely spared from the ravages of mosquito-bor...
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Besides Covid, swine flu and Hong Kong flu are also spreading in Nepal

Besides Covid, swine flu and Hong Kong flu are also spreading in Nepal

Doctors advise administering flu shots to elderly people and children at the earliest. Although the Covid-19 cases have of late significantly declined, infections from H1N1 also known as swine flu...
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1 billion young people at risk for hearing loss

1 billion young people at risk for hearing loss

By Madeline Holcombe, Nov. 17: Turning down the racket isn’t just for disgruntled parents — a new study has shown it could protect more than 1 billion people at risk for hearing loss.
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Skin gets inflamed and cracked in cold season

Skin gets inflamed and cracked in cold season

One should drink plenty of water in winter KATHMANDU: Doctors say many skin diseases appear with the advance of the winter. People tend to drink less water in the cold seasons. In this regard to ...
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Sleeping with light pollution linked to diabetes, study says

Sleeping with light pollution linked to diabetes, study says

By Sandee LaMotte, Nov. 15: Sleeping in a room exposed to outdoor artificial light at night may increase the risk of developing diabetes, according to a study of nearly 100,000 Chinese adults.
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The oversimplification of mental health

The oversimplification of mental health

If you feel you have a mental health issue, seek a professional’s help instead of self-diagnosing. We have all heard people within our social circle say things like, “I am so OCD!” “I think I am n...
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Hamro Patro - Connecting Nepali Communities
Hamro Patro is one of the first Nepali app to include Nepali Patro, launched in 2010. We started with a Nepali Calendar mobile app to help Nepalese living abroad stay in touch with Nepalese festivals and important dates in Nepali calendar year. Later on, to cater to the people who couldn’t type in Nepali using fonts like Preeti, Ganesh and even Nepali Unicode, we built nepali mobile keyboard called Hamro Nepali keyboard.