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Home health care during a lockdown

Photo: ALISHA SIJAPATI Even before the two-week lockdown, more and more Nepali families with elderly relatives hired nursing care at…

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Nepal’s New Normal

Illustration: BHANU BHATTARAI The COVID-19 pandemic is like a nightmare that we wish we could suddenly wake up from, realising…

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Poverty – the real pandemic

Pic: IRIN At time of writing at noon on 21 March there were 785,855 confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the…

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Nepal locked down, now what?

Empty air space over Nepal after nationwide lockdown and ban on all international and domestic flights goes into effect. Photo:…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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Injured use Internet to reach physiotherapists

Telerehabilitation now allows specialists to link with patients, saving time and money Photo : MONIKA DEUPALA Last November, a speeding…

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It’s an emergency: Nepal needs to improve trauma care

Speeding along a narrow winding mountain road in Dhading, a heavily intoxicated truck driver lost control of the vehicle and…

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Counting what counts in Nepal

Nepal’s great income divide. Photo: BIKRAM RAI Anyone who visits Nepal seeking investment opportunities will look at two indicators: the first is…