COVID19 NEWS

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Compromised diet for the elderly

The institutionalized elderly in Kathmandu have found their diets significantly altered by gas shortage

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Covid19 Roundup, 8 April: Covid19 kit procurement, NA-APF hospitals ready for emergency, and blood shortage

A daily summary of Covid19 related developments that matter

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Take us home: detained workers’ plea to Nepal from Qatar

Inside Qatar’s deportation centre, migrants detained under woefully harsh conditions

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Covid19 Roundup, 7 April: Oli defends govt, flight suspension extended & board exams postponed

A daily summary of Covid19 related developments that matter

EXPLAINERS

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Daily Covid19 Roundup, 30 March: Hundreds barred entry on Darchula border, covid kits for provinces, doubts over relief efficacy

A daily summary of all Covid19 related developments that matter

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Longer lockdown, foul play in Covid19 med deal, PM’s heart rate spike, and succour for businesses and the poor

Week in politics: what happened, what does it mean, why does it matter?

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Weakly enforced quarantine protocols spell trouble

Co-passengers on the flights taken by the latest Covid19 positive patients pose probable risk to public health safety due to the absence of strict quarantine measures imposed by TIA

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COVID-19: What’s circulating on social media and what are the facts?

Misinformation and false claims about the pandemic, however, continue to spread especially through the social media.

LONG READS

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A worried monarch

Sam Cowan returns with fresh insights on the drafting of the Nepal’s 1959 constitution, the subsequent general election, and a new witness to King Mahendra’s coup d’état.

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Reinventing the toilet

Traditional flush toilets aren’t an option in many parts of the world, but neither is leaving people with unsafe and unhygenic choices. Now, one company is piloting a new loo that’s waterless, off-grid and able to charge your phone. Lina Zeldovich travels to Madagascar to witness the start of a lavatorial revolution.

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Antisystemic Movements, Yesterday and Today

Immanuel Wallerstien was an influential sociologist best known for his analysis of capitalism as an integrated “world-system.” He argued that the capitalist system relied on the exploitation of countries in the global south by countries in the global north, and his unique body of work linking nations, political economies, markets, households, and identity groups had […]

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How an Aboriginal approach to mental health is helping farmers deal with drought

Psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support Australian farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.

FEATURES

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Compromised diet for the elderly

The institutionalized elderly in Kathmandu have found their diets significantly altered by gas shortage

4 min read

Take us home: detained workers’ plea to Nepal from Qatar

Inside Qatar’s deportation centre, migrants detained under woefully harsh conditions

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For the working class, more than health is at stake

The coronavirus is fast becoming a financial crisis that is set to have a disastrous impact on the wellbeing of the already marginalised

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Health facilities face dire shortage as crisis looms

Shortage of protective gears, supplies and ventilators in Nepal likely to cripple medical interventions against Covid19