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Japanese encephalitis vaccine cuts disease rate in Nepal

Added: 21.09.2017 21:51 | 14 views | 0 comments

From 2006 through 2011, Nepal conducted a mass immunization campaign against Japanese encephalitis -- a mosquito-borne viral disease. Now, investigators have reported that the vaccination effort prevented thousands of cases of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and cut JE rates in Nepal by at least 78 percent.

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Nepal set to re-measure height of Mount Everest

Added: 21.09.2017 13:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

For the first time, Nepal will re-measure the height of the Mt Everest on its own, amid reports that the height of the world's highest peak has changed after the deadly 2015 earthquake in the Himalayan nation.

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British tourist attacked by club-wielding tea-seller in SHOCKING Nepalese mountain chase

Added: 21.09.2017 10:33 | 12 views | 0 comments

THIS is the jaw-dropping moment a British tourist was chased down a Nepalese mountain by a local tea seller with wooden clubs after she complained about being overcharged for tea.

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China opens highway to Nepal border via Tibet; could serve for military purposes

Added: 18.09.2017 15:52 | 20 views | 0 comments

While experts call it Beijing's foray into South Asia, Chinese officials say such projects could become a trade corridor for India and China if New Delhi comes on board.


Meet the teen making history for Nepal

Added: 14.09.2017 8:40 | 24 views | 0 comments

Tucked between the third green and the fourth tee of the Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu, there is a maintenance shed.

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The US, climate change and the farmers of Nepal

Added: 14.09.2017 7:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

As climate change makes their lives increasingly precarious, Nepalis reflect on the US withdrawal from the Paris Accord.


An evening with Eames: your chance to discover iconic design secrets

Added: 08.09.2017 18:52 | 21 views | 0 comments

Register now for a free design event on September 13, when Peter Jones and Vitra present an evening talk and Q&A session with Eames Demetrios, nephew of famous designer Charles Eames.

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Robert E. Lee Descendant Resigns as Pastor Over Racial Justice Comment

Added: 07.09.2017 4:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

The general's distant nephew, the Rev. Robert W. Lee IV, issued a statement Monday saying he resigned from Bethany United Church of Christ in North Carolina.


Thousands hit by malaria after Asia floods

Added: 06.09.2017 11:07 | 27 views | 0 comments

Thousands of people are suffering from an outbreak of diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Bangladesh and Nepal as the waters from the worst floods in a decade recede, officials say.


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