Efforts to rescue more than 1,500 Indian pilgrims from Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (through Nepal) have been affected due to inclement weather conditions. Around 525 pilgrims are stranded in Simikot, 550 in Hilsa and another 500 more in Tibet side, according to data maintained by the Indian Embassy.
Teaching Hospital has initiated a pilot project to produce biogas from biodegradable matters including human organs; blood, extracted organs and waste food among others in the course of conducting surgery at the hospital. The biogas is being used to cook food and boil water at the hospital’s kitchen. The hospital produces huge amount of waste everyday, which, if uncontrolled can lead to spread of diseases.
Acting against its own letter to the Karnali Institute of Health Sciences (KIHS) issued yesterday, the District Administration Office (DAO), Jumla has barred the medical college not to provide treatment to Dr. Govinda KC inside of the hospital. KC is in Jumla where he is staging his 15th fast-unto-death hunger strike.
A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said. Nearly two weeks of ferocious air strikes have seen regime forces retake swathes of rebel-held territory in the southern province of Daraa. Rebels in southern Syria are sharply divided over whether to accept deals offered by government backer Russia that would see regime forces retake control of opposition towns.
Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane roared back into form after a fine display for Montreal Tigers against the Vancouver Knights in the Global T20 Canada tournament. Lamichhane finished with superb figures of 1-19 from his four overs as he helped restrict Vancouver to 166-6 in King City.