Nepal | January 22, 2019

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  • Automobile

    PHOTO FEATURE: NADA Auto Show in Kathmandu

    KATHMANDU: The 13th edition of Nepal's premier automobile exhibition, NADA Auto Show 2018, which kicked-off on September 11 will conclude tomorrow. The NADA Auto Show is regarded as a festival for automobile dealers as more than 30 per cent of annual sales of vehicles that auto dealers record is ...

  • PERSPECTIVES

    Mountains bring us together

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  • Environment

    Switzerland, Avalanche

    Avalanches, accidents bring Europe’s winter death toll to 21

    BELGRADE: Heavy snow paralyzed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking avalanches like one that crashed into a Swiss hotel and killing at least four more people Friday. Workers at the Hotel Saentis in eastern Switzerland spent Friday shoveling out hip-deep sno...

  • Health

    obesity

    Obesity explains almost 1 in 20 cancer cases globally

    Excess body weight is responsible for about 4 percent of all cancer cases worldwide and an even larger proportion of malignancies diagnosed in developing countries, a recent study suggests. As of 2012, excess body weight accounted for approximately 544,300 cancers diagnosed annually around th...

  • Women

    Gaga, ‘A Star Is Born’ poised to dominate Golden Globes

    NEW YORK: When the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards get underway Sunday night, who takes home statuettes is only a small part of the intrigue. What the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Beverly Hills, California, ceremony lacks in gravitas it usually makes up for in freewheeling frivolit...

  • Opinion

    Making governance work: Federalism has the opportunity

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