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Increasing number of vultures in Kanchanpur encourage conservationists

By Rajendra Prasad Paneru, KANCHANPUR:- Conservationists are encouraged with the rising vulture population. Vultures are fed on dead animals and

China’s kids being schooled in ‘Xi Jinping thought’

BEIJING, (AFP):- Chinese pupils returned to school on Wednesday with new textbooks peppered with "Xi Jinping thought", as the Communist

Implementation of basic humanitarian standard stressed

KATHMANDU:- Emphasis was laid on the need of treating individuals or communities affected by disaster or conflicts according to principles

Jhumra – the vanishing traditional Tharu dance

By Birat Anupam, SUNSARI:- Like many other indigenous communities of Nepal, the Tharu community too has a rich cultural heritage.

International Tiger Day: Tiger conservation encouraging, human- tiger conflict increasing

By Bhishma Raj Ojha, KATHMANDU:- Today, July 29, is the International Tiger Day. It is being observed with the theme-

Pollution turns Argentina lake bright pink

TRELEW, ARGENTINA, (AFP):- A lagoon in Argentina's southern Patagonia region has turned bright pink in a striking, but frightful phenomenon

Fiery feni: Making a 500-year-old liquor cool again

CANSAULIM, India, (AFP):- Five centuries after Goans began making feni -- a pungent, fermented liquor not for the faint-hearted --

‘Dragon Man’: Scientists say new human species is our closest…

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- Scientists announced Friday that a skull discovered in northeast China represents a newly discovered human species they have

Gibraltar votes ‘yes’ to easing abortion laws

GIBRALTAR, (AFP):- Gibraltar voted by a large majority to ease its draconian abortion laws in a referendum delayed for over

Pandemic has increased trust in media

PARIS, (AFP):- The pandemic has helped rebuild a little of the confidence lost in the media, and pushed news companies

Refugee women empowered making gender equality films in Greece

ATHENS, (AFP):- In the offices of a small Athens charity offering vocational courses, a group of women are busy editing

Sherpa guide uses savings to help colleagues during pandemic

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP):- The scenic Himalayan mountain trails that normally draw throngs of foreign trekkers to Nepal

Families await support amidst loss of large scale jobs and…

By Krishna Sapkota, KATHMANDU:- Approximately 53% households have lost their jobs and 40% of them lost both jobs and other

Queen Elizabeth II to meet US President Biden on June…

LONDON,(ANI):- Queen Elizabeth II will meet US President Joe Biden at Windsor Castle on June 13, Buckingham Palace announced on

Gauri Gai count put off due to wild elephant obstruction

CHITWAN:- Count of an endangered wildlife species Gaur, locally known as Gauri Gai, has been put off in Chitwan National

Canada mourns 215 children after remains found at indigenous school

MONTREAL, (AFP):- Canada flew its flags at half-mast Sunday in mourning for 215 children whose remains were discovered on the

Utah twins graduate, reflect on refugee parents’ sacrifices

By MARJORIE CORTEZ, SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Twin sisters Anisa Dahir and Asma Dahir walked briskly, in high heels

Travel numbers climb as Americans hit the road for holiday

By DAVID KOENIG: Americans hit the road in near-record numbers at the start of the Memorial Day weekend, as their

Indigenous Brazilians say attacks continue despite protection order

RIO DE JANEIRO, (AFP):- Indigenous Brazilians of the Mundurucu ethnic group on Wednesday said their leaders were attacked following a

Schools try pep-rally tactics to get students vaccinated

By JULIE WATSON, SAN DIEGO (AP) — A growing number of public schools are using mascots, food trucks and prize giveaways