Aug 2: Obesity increases a person's risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.
KATHMANDU, July 16: An international conference on Role of Diaspora in Higher Education in Nepal held in Toronto, Canada, has concluded by issuing a 15-point Toronto Declaration. The conference has suggested developing Nepal's private institutions of higher education on non-profit model.
CHITWAN, Nov 8: Chief Election Officer of Chitwan Kul Prasad Sharma has suggested that women must be engaged in vote counting considering the 'peaceful nature' of women. Speaking at a program held in Bharatpur on Tuesday, Sharma said that he wants to implement it at least in Chitwan.
SEOUL, September 3: Two shallow earthquakes shook North Korea on Sunday, suggesting it had detonated a sixth nuclear test device, hours after it said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”.
KATHMANDU, July 23: A team of experts has recommended the Election Commission (EC) to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) produced by Indian firms, saying that the machines are suitable in the context of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, June 2: The High-Level Federal Administrative Restructuring Committee has proposed 18 ministries including the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at the Center (federal level).
KATHMANDU, May 7: President Bidya Bhandari and Chief Justice Sushila Karki held an hour-long meeting on Sunday. The meeting comes after Karki resumed her office following the Supreme Court order to put the impeachment motion filed against her on hold.