Hopelessness leading to mass suicideBy Mahima Devkota
Mass suicide is called pact suicide which is self-induced death where the victims deem the situations to be extremely intolerable or feel hopeless, that they believe to have been in real risks of death, defamation, or shame or consider the sustainable loss of love, care, and faith and chooses to commit suicide.
Experts warn bird flu could become a pandemicBy Mahima Devkota
Experts have said that a virus subtype H5N1 of bird flu, currently detected in chickens, is considered to be highly contagious and deadly not only to animals but to humans. If not controlled then it has a 100 per cent fatality rate in chickens and can infect and spread to humans.
Animal cruelty goes on unabatedBy Mahima Devkota
Even though these incidents evoked a massive public outrage following the incident, but, no significant change was observed after that, leading to the repetition of cases of animal cruelty even today.
Pets as members of the familyBy Mahima Devkota
“The death of Fido was very heart-wrenching for me and my husband. It felt like I have lost my own child.” The bereaved family is not able to pet an animal as they do not replace the memory of Fido.
COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Kathmandu ValleyBy Mahima Devkota
There has been a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 patients in the major hospitals of the Kathmandu Valley that are designated for the treatment of COVID-19 infection. However, medical doctors have stressed that mild symptoms of the COVID-19 have been observed in the patients that are admitted to the hospital.
304 women rescued under President Woman Upliftment Programme in four yearsBy Mahima Devkota
The government has provided free air service to 304 pregnant and post-partum women since it started the President Woman Upliftment Programme in the fiscal year 2075/76 BS.
Kangaroo care helps preterm babies to surviveBy Mahima Devkota
Dr Shailendra Bir Karmacharya, Senior Consultant Peadrictrican at NICU unit, in PMWH said that preterms babies are underweight and behind in the normal development process. Therefore, besides general care, care in the NICU unit and kangaroo care is essential for saving preterm babies.
12 million COVID shots pile up in storagesBy Mahima Devkota
According to Dr Krishna Poudel, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 12,099,000 total storage doses of vaccine against COVID-19 are in storage after administering 21,988,516 doses of the total 38,539,367 doses of vaccine that have arrived in Nepal. The remaining 4,451,851 doses of vaccines are not in record because the local levels are administered with their own autonomy.
Fire destroys property worth Rs 10.9 billion in five yearsBy Mahima Devkota
It has been found that there has been a financial loss of around Rs 10 billion due to fire in the last five years in Nepal. Similarly, a total of 206 people have lost their lives to fire, 1,334 have been injured as well as 110 people have been displaced in the last five years.
Central Jail to be partially relocated in Nuwakot within three monthsBy Mahima Devkota
According to Dorendra Niraula, Jailer at the Central Jail, the building of the central jail in Nuwakot is 90 per cent completed, however, other wings like schools, hospitals, and factory and roadway are yet to be constructed, therefore, the jail will be partially shifted within three months.