The first big breakthrough in 30 years of Alzheimer’s research is providing momentum for clinical trials of “cocktail” treatments targeting the two hallmark proteins associated with the mind-robbing disease, according to interviews with researchers and pharmaceutical executives.
In 437 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a person was found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update on Tuesday. Whereas, no Antigen testing was conducted in the last 24 hours.
Thick smog engulfed India's capital New Delhi on Tuesday as air pollution worsened with the setting in of winter, shooting up concentrations of fine particles in the air three times above the acceptable limits. The world's most polluted capital city struggles to breathe easy every winter as cold temperatures and calm winds trap pollutants closer to the ground.
The Swayambar ceremony of Lord Ram and Janaki in the Tretayug, the main event of the Bibaha Panchami festival, was held in Janakpurdham on Monday.
Monkeypox will now be known as mpox, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced, after complaints over racist and stigmatising language linked to the virus's name. The old term will be used alongside the new one for a year, before being phased out.
By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Nov. 28: Australia's Ambassador to Nepal, Felicity Volk has inaugurated a Resource Centre at the Madrasa Shahabjia Secondary School in Biratnagar which has been established with Australian funding. Inaugurating centre, Ambassador Volk said that social inclusion underpins all Australian development activities in Nepal and the Australian Embassy is pleased to support expanded learning opportunities for girls and boys from the Muslim community in Biratnagar.“In Nepal, as in Australia, diverse ethnic and religious communities live side by side. Equal access to education, and equal opportunity in all areas, encourage social harmony and national prosperity. It is vital that girls and students from traditionally marginalised communities are able to achieve equitable learning outcomes.” She said.The Resource Centre, established through Embassy’s Australian Alumni Public Diplomacy Fund, was conceived by Australia Awards alumna, Shehnaz Ansari. The Centre is equipped with a library to encourage good reading habits and support understanding of different cultures and geography.During the event, the Ambassador congratulated Ansari, representing the Association of Nepalese Alumni from Australia (ANAA), for ANAA’s success in promoting networks and friendship between Australia and Nepal.
Melamchi water supply is going to be resumed across the Kathmandu Valley from December 11.
District headquarters of Kalikot, Manma, has faced acute shortage of drinking water. The people here have blamed the municipality that it failed to pay heed to this problem.
The government is preparing to cover social security for workers in the informal sector, Nepali migrant workers abroad and those engaged through self-employment.
“I took membership of the Maoist party in 2000 when I was doing the second year of Proficiency Level. But, within two years I got arrested. I was beaten severely. When I gained consciousness, I found myself at the side of a road in the jungle. Later on, I knew that a teacher had rescued me saying that I was not a Maoist,”
In 512 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of three people were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update on Sunday. Whereas, one case has been found in 428 Antigen testing.
The number of tourists, both domestic and foreign, has started increasing in Bhotekoshi of Sindhupalchok district of late. Bhotekoshi features in the list of the world's 15 best bungee jumping sites. As in other touristic sites, the number of visitors had nose-dived here during the Covid pandemic.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Saturday launched earth observation satellite EOS-06 and eight nano-satellites into their intended Sun-synchronous polar orbits onboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C54) rocket, officials said.