LONDON, Jan 13: Nearly half of staff working in intensive care units (ICU) in England in the COVID-19 pandemic have severe anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder, with some reporting feeling they’d be better off dead, according to a study published on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The education expenditure of students studying abroad has increased after most of them lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the number of students leaving for higher education abroad has dropped sharply due to the pandemic, the expenditure for education purposes has not decreased.

LONDON, Dec 30: A new variant of the novel coronavirus does not appear to cause more severe illness than other variants, according to a matched study by Public Health England.

SINGAPORE, Dec 18: Pregnant women with COVID-19 do not get more sick than the wider population, according to a Singapore study published on Friday, which also found that babies born to infected mothers have antibodies against the novel coronavirus.

LONDON, Nov 10: Many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said on Monday, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.

BERLIN, Oct 14: Scientists say a comparison of 21 developed countries during the start of the coronavirus pandemic shows that those with early lockdowns and well-prepared national health systems avoided large numbers of additional deaths due to the outbreak.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, July 30: The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off for the red planet Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth to be analyzed for evidence of ancient life.

Tips to study better

December 19, 2019 16:27 pm

Now that SEE routines are out, here are some tips that will help you study more efficiently.

Teaching beyond textbooks

October 24, 2019 00:30 am

I was on my mission to do an action research. I entered a school with a great enthusiasm that I would find out what they needed. After talking to the principal of the school where adult students of varying ages were studying, a deal was struck. For a week I would teach in grade 7, 8, 9 and 10 and from the following week next, I would be teaching only in grade 10. It sounded fantastic to me. What a privilege! It had been a long time since I had taught in these grades.

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: A committee formed to conduct a study on yoga science, naturopathy, Ayurveda and medicinal herbs has submitted its report to Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel.

It is rightly said that health is wealth. There are thousands of diet plans and studies that focus on improving and safeguarding our health.

MUGU, Aug 7: Students of Malika Primary School near the district headquarters of Mugu have been forced to study in a dilapidated classroom.

NEW YORK, July 18: Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.

SEATTLE, June 11: Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.

June 8: The average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution, The Guardian reported.

SYDNEY, May 30: The majority of diamonds which are extracted from the earth, most likely began as sediment on the bottom of ancient oceans, according to an Australian study released on Thursday.

DHADING, May 26: The government has begun a feasibility study of the Chepang-Mahabharat trekking route. The proposed route will link Dhading, Makwanpur and Chitwan districts.

April 5: For decades, scientists have been perplexed by the marvelous preservation of bronze weapons associated with China’s famed Terracotta Warriors, retaining shiny, almost pristine surfaces and sharp blades after being buried for more than two millennia.

LONDON, March 20: Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates

NUWAKOT, Nov 25: The students of an earthquake-ravaged school in Nuwakot have been braving the unforgiving cold of winter, the scorching heat of summer and the torrential rainfall of monsoon.

Life is all about getting up

November 14, 2018 11:22 am

Dear Sadichha, I am a 27-year-old woman currently working for one of the business houses in Kathmandu. I have been working there for the past five years now and many things have changed over the years. My boss recently proposed to me.