Photography in Nepal

Photography 19th Century The first photographs were taken in Nepal by Clarence Comyn Taylor (1830- 1879), a soldier of the East India Company, who turned to Political Service and arrived in Kathmandu in 1863 as...

Why have efforts to eradicate TB been so slow?

Tuberculosis is the world's most deadly infectious disease. But lofty global plans to stamp out this global killer by 2030 were dramatically slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic. When COVID struck, the world swiftly responded, pouring...

Social Media Post Sparks Renewed Interest In Nepal’s Ancient ‘Mustang Caves’

NDTV World.  High in the Himalayas, nestled within the Mustang district of Nepal, lies a trove of ancient mysteries: the Mustang Caves. Also known as "Sky Caves," these roughly 10,000 enigmatic dwellings cling precariously...

British police launch first investigation into virtual rape in metaverse

Euronews. The girl, allegedly under the age of 16, is said to have been left traumatised after her avatar – her personalised digital character – was "sexually attacked" by a group of online strangers. UK...

Indigenous Newa festival Sakima Phunhi : Same Photos

Rajesh Didiya, Bhaktapur . Today marks the indigenous Newa festival called Sakima Phunhi or Halimali Punhi, celebrated annually on the first full moon day of October or November in the Nepalese calendar. Join the festivities...

Quality of Care an Essential part of Universal Health Coverage : Dr Rajesh Sambhajirao...

Keynote Speech by Dr Rajesh Sambhajirao Pandav, WHO Representative to Nepal at the 3rd NMA National Health Summit 2023 on 26th November, 2023 Thank you for inviting me to speak on the important topic of...

CHHATH PUJA HISTORY & STORY

Chhath Puja is -a four day long and profound fasting Parva of Hindu devotees. Chhath Puja story reveals the importance of worshipping Lord Surya and Chhath Mata (sister of Surya) on this festival. It is a unique festival...

What is VPN? How It Works, Types of VPN

VPN stands for "Virtual Private Network" and describes the opportunity to establish a protected network connection when using public networks. VPNs encrypt your internet traffic and disguise your online identity. This makes it more difficult for...

Marijuana use raises risk of heart attack, heart failure and stroke, studies say

Older adults who don't smoke tobacco but do use marijuana were at higher risk of both heart attack and stroke when hospitalized, while people who use marijuana daily were 34% more likely to develop heart failure, according to two new...

At least 16 feared dead in mass shootings in US city of Lewiston, Maine

BBC. Police in the US city of Lewiston, Maine have warned a gunman is on the loose, with reports that at least 16 people have been killed. Residents of the city, the second-largest in the...