June 8: Six things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: June 8, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

Weekend Hangout

Every Friday and Saturday, we look into venues around the city to find a suitable place to hang around with our friends and loved ones. 

Possibility of salt mine in Jajarkot

With 90 per cent salt in a liter of water collected from Khara Stream, Jajarkot could have possibilities of becoming a salt mine. 

Health workers threaten to shutdown health services in Jumla

Health workers said that they’d be forced to disrupt all health services in Jumla if the government failed to release their due salaries and incentives by the end of this month. While the rural municipality has dues over 20 million rupees, it has only paid a quarter of it.  

Pregnancy over 35 increases heart risks in children

Children born to mothers older than 35 are more likely to have heart problems in later life, a research has found, thereby requiring improved access to healthcare. Older motherhood is associated with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy with a greater likelihood of delivering a child that is premature or born small.  

Trump threatens to escalate trade war on eve of a G7 summit

Donald Trump has threatened to escalate a global trade war on the EU and Canada, hours before he meets their leaders at the G7 summit in Quebec. He criticized the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for "being so indignant" at the imposition of US tariffs, and railed against French President Emmanuel Macron for his alliance with Trudeau.

Saudi girls to make history during World Cup 2018

For the first time, an all-female Saudi delegation will lead Saudi Arabia into the game. Six Saudi girls, between ages 13 and 17, were chosen to participate in the games under Coca-Cola's FlagBearers Program. 








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