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Djokovic beats Nieminen

Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Finland's Jarkko Nieminen at the Roland Garros stadium, in ...

Scorching heat

Women using parasols in the scorching sun in downtown Kathmandu Tuesday. Photo:Republica ...


A Nepal Army personnel directing demolition of earthquake-damaged houses at Nagpokhari in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Over 2,000 buildings of more than three stories ...


Monks recite prayers at the garden of Mayadevi Temple. (Republica) ...




Nip in bud

Communicable diseasesWe must be prepared for the possible onslaught of communicable diseases in quake-hit regions this monsoon. A recent study of water samples collected from these regions—carried out under the aegis of the Ministry of Health and Population and Nepal Army Medical Corps—has produced some alarming results. Seventy-four percent of the collected water samples were found to be unfit for drinking. Moreover, the study uncovered a higher-than-normal presence of the larvae of Aedes mosquito in water samples from Kathmandu Valley. These mosquitoes are responsible for...


UML says its volunteers cleared debris of over 250 damaged structures

KATHMANDU, May 27: CPN-UML has said its volunteers mobilized in earthquake-hit districts have cleared the debris of over 250 buildings destroyed in the disaster and handed valuables and other belongings to their rightful owners in the last couple of days."The...



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Terrible idea

Margaret Thatcher said: "There are still...

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Building back better

The dust from a series of...

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Farmer woes

Farmers are among those most affected...


Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

ZURICH, May 27: Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and...

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Into the open

Into the open

Had it been any other ‘normal’ day, 36 year old Dilu Gurung would have been taking care of the household chores at her small apartment in Jhamsikhel. But ever since April 25, nothing has been normal and she spends her...


‘The Doers’ wins CIMA 2015  Global Business Challenge

‘The Doers’ wins CIMA 2015 Global Business Challenge

KATHMANDU, May 27: CIMA Global Business Challenge (GBC) 2015, an international business competition for undergraduates, concluded with The Doers from British College declared as winners amidst a function held at Radisson Hotel in Lazimpat last Tuesday.Organized by Chartered Institute of...


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