USA, April 1: Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall.
Forests are heavily exploited in Nepal’s Terai region with growing fragmentation of the contiguous expanse of forests in the region. Following the eradication of malaria in the 1960s, large scale migration from the hills to the low-lying region of Terai due to its fertile plains and accessibility has resulted in declining forest cover. For instance, deforestation rates stood at 1.3% per annum between 1979 and 1991. Rapid forest loss and fragmentation has consequently forced megafauna; including tigers, to live in isolated patches and led to declining populations.
OXFORD – The world that emerges from the coronavirus pandemic may be a warring collection of
countries that are more closed off and nationalistic than before. But without rapid and effective global cooperation, the world may not exit this crisis safely at all.
Winter can be a brutal time of the year for your lips. The cold air, the chilling wind and dry, heated air inside all conspire to make your smoocher dry and tight. In addition, when we go out in the cold, the mouth is usually among the last things we cover up. Lips are a special type of skin that is thin and delicate – and so requires a little extra care. And, here are six tips to keep your lips smooth and lovely all winter long:
NEPALGUNJ, Dec 27: In a bid to conserve the endangered gharial crocodile, Banke National Park (BNP), the youngest national park of the country, is planning to protect the rare reptile in the buffer zone of Rapti River basin.
Innovation, creation and development do not happen overnight. It requires effort, diligence and devotion to fit in the position of novelty. Novelty remains vacant in the absence of recognition. Every innovation is respected and recognized through intellectual property (IP) and plant breeders right is one of them.
KATHMANDU, June 17: At a time when Home Minister has stated that the government would take an action against contractors for delay in completion of the project, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghu Bir Mahaseth has stood with the contractors.
KATHMANDU, June 13 : Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd has been recognized as the best company for environmental protection, on the occasion of the World Environmental Day. At a ceremony organized on Tuesday, cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and certificate was awarded to the company, signed by Minister for Forests and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal has noted that the new Constitution has given high-priority to democratic polity, pluralism and the rule of law while reiterating full commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal’s ailing agriculture sector has yet another challenge to cope with, as assurance of 50 percent profits for Indian farmers by their government will have a negative impact on Nepali products, according to Nepali farmers and agricultural experts.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Felipe Gonzalez Morales has made a number of recommendations including strengthening legal and policy framework, ensuring effective regulation, oversight and enforcement of the law and empowering those going abroad for employment through information and support to improve the condition of Nepali migrant workers.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was lodged at the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, requesting a court order to government authorities to protect Nepal's border at Birgunj from neighboring India.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Conscious Citizen Group has demanded the scrapping of 'Fifth Amendment' of National Parks and Wildlife Protection Bill endorsed by the Legislature-Parliament arguing it was not in favour of preservation of wildlife.
BARDIYA, Dec 1: Various stakeholders underscored the need of preserving Badghar system – longhouses with big families of many generations – which has been in practice among Tharu community people since 5000 years back.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries should conclude SAARC Agreement on Promotion and Protection of Investment (SAPPI) at earliest for deeper economic integration, Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Minister for Supplies, Deepak Bohara, and visiting Chinese Minister of State Administration for Industry and Commerce, Zhang Mao, today held talks at former's office in the capital city.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The government, the political parties, bureaucrats and the private sector often point at each other for failing to control anti-competition practices prevalent in the public transport sector.
Almost all of us have smart phones these days, and we all know the pain of getting the screens scratched or cracked, or and when they accidentally get drowned. But how many of us actually use some commonsense protective measures to protect our dear phones?