Rising seas threaten Egypt's fabled city04 Sep, 2019
Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, which has survived invasions, fires and earthquakes since it was founded by Alexander the Great more than 2,000 years ago, now faces a new menace in the form of climate change.
Teej festival marked (photo feature)02 Sep, 2019
Kathmandu, Sept 2: Teej, a special festival of Hindu women in Nepal, is marked this year on Monday, September 2. On this day, women also observe day-long fasting and visit shrines wishing longevity, good health of their spouse and family members. They also dance experssing joys and pains of their lives. Here are some photos about the celebration of Teej festival.
Rhino census to be conducted in March 202002 Sep, 2019
Rhinos are found in Chitwan, Parsa, Bardiya and Shuklaphanta national parks. The census would be carried out in these national parks simultaneously.
DSLR vs Mirrorless cameras: Which one should you choose?01 Sep, 2019
Due to the absence of the mirror and pentaprism setup, mirrorless cameras are smaller and more compact than their DSLR counterparts. At the same time, mirrorless cameras also happen to be lighter. So these kinds of cameras offer better portability while carrying it around.
Tharu brothers observe Atwari festival for 'good' fortune of sisters01 Sep, 2019
The food is prepared in a group of three to four people in a special traditional chamber called 'Bahari' which is cleaned and daubed by cow dung. Special kind of firewood 'Ganyari' is used for cooking, said Tharu community leader Dansingh Dahit
Indo-Pacific Strategy just a name given to the US policy: Berry29 Aug, 2019
When talking about IPS, the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) comes automatically in. Why have these two become contentious? I think that Nepal is a part of the Indo-Pacific Region like other countries in the region. IPS is not the counterpart of the BRI. We just want to promote democratic values – freedom and openness - throughout the globe. We seek to promote an internationally recognised forum for the same.
A case of harassment by self-proclaimed therapist25 Aug, 2019
Sharma filed a First Information Report (F.I.R.) against the therapist at Metropolitan Police Station, Lalitpur. The police arrested the accused on 7th August 2019. The therapist had initially denied all accusations. Later, he claimed he had developed the method of treatment on his own, and it was actually effective among young people. “Upon being asked about the credibility of the method and documents related to it, by the police, he couldn’t show any,” said Sharma. The therapist...
Blind woman feels breast to locate cancerous lumpsBy Ajita Rijal
Dr Hoffmann said that he founded his organisation, Discovering Hands, as early detection of breast cancer increases chances for survival and reduces burden of treatment. "Women doing self-examinations can feel tumors which of 2cm and larger," said Shalini Khanna, Director of National Association for the Blind (Centre for Blind Women) of India. "Doctors usually find tumors between 1cm and 2cm, whereas blind examiners find lumps between 6mm and 8mm,” said Khanna, presenting the Indian...
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