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Our culture and tradition

Locals clad in traditional attires dance during Bungmati festival at Bungmati, Lalitpur on Saturday. (Dinesh Gole/ Republica ) ...

Fishing in Tamakoshi

A local boy searches for fish in Tamakoshi river at Kirnetar, Dolakha. (Keshab Thoker/Republica) ...

Vitamin A drops

A health worker administers Vitamin A drops to a girl at Basantapur, Kathmandu on Sunday. Children under 5 years are being administered Vitamin A drops today. ( ...

Bungmati Festival

A man wearing a traditional mask participates during Bungmati Festival at Bungmati, Lalitpur. (Dinesh Gole) ...




Time bomb

Spreading swine flu The epidemic that has gripped Jajarkot district in Mid-Western Nepal for the last three weeks, claiming 25 lives, as we suspected, is no 'mystery' illness. It is swine flu, lab tests in Kathmandu now confirm. It was not identified at the outset because local medical labs, underfunded and undermanned, are as good as useless. This is shocking. The climes of the Mid-West are considered favorable for bacterial and viral diseases, which is the reason the region is regularly under the attack of one or...


PM Koirala leaving for Jakarta today

KATHMANDU, April 20: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is leaving for Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, leading a Nepalese delegation to attend the Asian-African Summit to be held on April 22-23.Prime Minister Koirala will also attend a commemorative event that will be...

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