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The dangers of the dengue virus

There have been few days without rain this April and May in Kathmandu. That means more disease for Kathmandu. Not…

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Earning to adapt to climate crisis

A farmer in Rasuwa district in Nepal where remittances have helped villagers cope with the impact of climate change. Many…

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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from…

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The climate connection to Covid-19

Photo: BIKRAM RAI The Covid-19 epidemic has now spread beyond China, and is being transmitted even by infected individuals who…

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Declaring an emergency

Photo : GOPEN RAI/NT ARCHIVE The Sagarmatha National Sambaad held this week was a dress rehearsal for a bigger international…

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Australia’s bushfires bring mounting pressure to reduce greenhouse gases

As nature’s fury wreaked havoc across Australia, reducing to ashes all that came in its way – people, flora, fauna, picturesque…

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Back to the future in Nepal

Photo: DIPENDRA BAYALKOTI Many conversations these days about the coming 2020s decade for Nepal, somehow always turns to a debate about our…