Nepal | April 21, 2019

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  • Health

    Adults more prone to mental health problems

    Kathmandu, April 20 About 13.2 per cent youths aged 18 and above in the country suffer from mental health problems, according to a report. National Mental Health Survey conducted by Nepal Health Research Council shows that adults are more prone to mental health problems. According to the su...

  • Environment

    Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima’s melted reactor begins

    TOKYO: The operator of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster, a milestone in the decades-long process to decommission the plant. Tokyo Electric Power Company said Monday that workers s...

  • Business

    Gold price falls, silver shines

    Kathmandu, April 20 The price of gold declined by Rs 500 per tola while that of silver increased by five rupees a tola over the trading week between April 15 and 19. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSi- DA), gold was traded at Rs 59,600 per tol...

  • Oddities

    Oscar win seen ending shame about menstruation that puts women at risk

    NEW DELHI: Giving an Academy Award to a documentary about periods set in India will help shatter the monthly shame that impacts millions of women globally, with some even dying in isolation while menstruating, health campaigners said on Monday. The Netflix film "Period. End of Sentence.", set...

  • Art & Culture

    Paleti resumes to honour women in Nepali music

    Singer Meena and Aavaas perform at the 'Paleti' in Kathmandu, on Friday, February 22, 2019. Courtesy: Nepalaya KATHMANDU: After a short interruption, Paleti has resumed its regular show with the theme 'Celebrating Women in Nepali Music', on Friday. On the occasion, female pioneer singers...

  • Lifestyle

    South Korean babies born December 31 become 2-year-olds next day

    DAEJEON: Just two hours after Lee Dong Kil's daughter was born on New Year's Eve, the clock struck midnight, 2019 was ushered in, and the infant became 2-years-old. She wasn't alone, though it happened for her quicker than most: Every baby born in South Korea last year became 2 on January 1. ...