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This year’s Monsoon Ends In Nepal Saturday, October 17th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) formally announced the withdrawal of this year’s monsoon in Nepal from Friday (October 16). Monsoon has withdrawn from all parts of the country from Friday, according to meteorologists at MFD under the Department of Hydrology and..

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Online education sees debacle due to unreliable power supply Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Children pursuing education through virtual mode during the time of coronavirus pandemic are bearing the brunt of frequent disruption of power supply. Owing to disruption of power supply for four days in a week in the north-east part of the federal capital, Kathmandu, the children are..

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Sauraha’s elephants to be managed on cooperative model Sunday, September 27th, 2020

CHITWAN:- With the touristic activities of elephants coming to halt following lockdown and restriction enforced to contain the coronavirus transmission, the tourism entrepreneurs here are set to manage the tuskers from one point. The elephants’ management is to be carried out adopting the..

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Rio postpones world-famous carnival over Covid-19 Thursday, September 24th, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, (AFP):- Rio de Janeiro's world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February 2021 edition, with Brazil still reeling from Covid-19. "We came to the conclusion that the..

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Whale swims free of crocodile-filled Australian river Monday, September 21st, 2020

By ROD McGUIRK, CANBERRA, Australia (AP):- A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia. There have been no previous recorded sightings of whales in the remote East Alligator River in the Northern Territory’s..

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Volunteers feed COVID-19 patients, doctors in Nepal hospital Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP):- From his pharmacy outside Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Bikram Bhadel saw what happened when coronavirus lockdowns closed the facility’s cafeteria and nearby cafes. “Every day I watched the patients, their families, doctors and other health..

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Afghans return to games, parks, weddings despite virus fears Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

By RAHIM FAIEZ, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):- When the bowling alley reopened, Zohal Bayat was eager to get back to the lanes. For four long months amid Afghanistan’s coronavirus, it and other recreational facilities had been closed. So that meant Bayat, a member of the country’s national women’s..

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As more colleges stay online, students demand tuition cuts Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

By COLLIN BINKLEY:- As more universities abandon plans to reopen and decide instead to keep classes online this fall, it’s leading to conflict between students who say they deserve tuition discounts and college leaders who insist remote learning is worth the full cost. Disputes are flaring both..

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Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids Thursday, August 20th, 2020

By LEANNE ITALIE, NEW YORK (AP):-  Gone, for now, are the days when retirees Bill and Mary Hill could do whatever they please. Since school started for their only grandchild, they’re not leisurely reading the morning newspaper, dawdling over sudoku, or staying holed up in their Colorado cabin to..

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Teens struggle to balance school, family, work amid COVID-19 Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, SALT LAKE CITY (AP):- With her baby brother in her arms, Kara Apuzzo tried to follow along in an online class as he squirmed or slept. Other times, the 18-year-old rushed to get ready for work at a front-line job at Target as her virtual high school lessons were still..

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Masks hold images of pandemic, Hong Kong protests Saturday, August 15th, 2020

By PHOEBE LAI, HONG KONG (AP):-  In one of Edmond Kok’s creations, a 3D visualization of a spiky coronavirus burst out of a face mask. Another mask uses a plastic takeout container to remind people of the environmental cost of food deliveries. A design inspired by a Thai temple symbolizes..

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Women say they will fight sexism, ‘ugly’ attacks on Harris Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

CHICAGO (AP):- In the weeks before Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris his running mate, women’s groups were readying a campaign of their own: shutting down sexist coverage and disinformation about a vice presidential nominee they say is headed for months of false smears and “brutal” attacks..

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About 3bn animals killed, uprooted by Australian bushfires Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

SYDNEY, (AFP):- Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's unprecedented 2019-20 wildfires in "one of the worst wildlife disasters in modern history", according to a report released Tuesday. The study by scientists from several Australian universities said the wildlife..

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