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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...


License renewal of Avenues TV in process: Ministry

License renewal of Avenues TV in process: Ministry

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Ministry of Information and Communications has said that the renewal task of license of the Avenues Television is under process. At a time when the Television Broadcasters' Nepal (TBN) expressed its concern over scrapping of 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...


Swiss open criminal proceedings in 2018, '22 World Cup votes

Swiss open criminal proceedings in 2018, '22 World Cup votes

ZURICH, May 27: Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after six soccer officials were arrested Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe.The...

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Into the open

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