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World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus: UN, WTO

Paris, April 1 The heads of three global agencies warned today of the risk of a worldwide ‘food shortage’ if…

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Countries cooperating to find COVID-19 cure

Photo: BIKRAM RAI We are in for the long-haul with COVID-19, as the rotating apex of the pandemic now jumps…

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The other global pandemic: road fatalities

Photo: BIKRAM RAI Nearly 2,800 people were killed on Nepal’s roads in the past year: that averages at seven fatalities…

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‘Govt will provide incentives to private sector to recover losses’

Recently, the government declared a halt to all the international promotional activities scheduled for the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign considering…

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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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Why Nepal must watch Coronavirus, but not panic

The worldwide spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The ongoing outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus in China, also called the Wuhan…

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A shot in the arm for vaccines in Nepal

Photo : UNICEF Last month, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published a study of the successful trial of…