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Diary of a soul in semi-isolation

Today is Day 7 of 15 and I’m in it to win it. I am now 64. Some would say…

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Western Nepal potential COVID-19 outbreak

Nepalis returninghome from India. Photo: DINESH KHABAR The detection of three new cases of coronavirus in Dhangadi on Sunday has…

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No rescue operation of stranded foreigners from today: NTB

Kathmandu, April 3: The government has said that it will no longer rescue the stranded foreigners outside the Kathmandu valley…

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Newborn deaths and a vision for a post-pandemic Nepal

Photos: MARTY LOGAN According to a recent journal article, it will be 2067 before newborn deaths among the poorest Nepalis…

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What Nepal can learn from China about COVID-19

Guangzhou at rush hour this week. China’s experience in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a debate about whether…

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ANZACs homeward bound from Nepal

Australian officials arrive at a strangely deserted Tribhuvan International Airport The plane flew in an elegant arc silhouetted against the…

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Nepal’s economy to slow in FY2020: ADB

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s economy is anticipated to grow by 5.3 percent (at market prices) in fiscal year (FY) 2020, down from…

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Pandemic Pangs

Illustration: DIWAKAR CHETTRI If there was no COVID-19 epidemic, what would be on the international news lineup this week? Before…

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Climate, COVID-19 and China

As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, some have seen a silver lining in a reported decrease in carbon emissions and pollution…

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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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Walking 3 days to get home

When spotted on the highway walking under a blazing Tarai sun on Tuesday, Chandra Baitha, Suraj Patel and seven others…

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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…