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Plastic bags banned

June 16, 2013

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KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned low standard plastic bags from today. “We have banned polythene bags in the city from today,” said Shanta Ram Pokhrel, KMC spokesperson. “In the first phase — 15 days — we will carry out publicity campaign, then we will fine violators,” he said. Anyone carrying black plastic bags [...]

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Swine flu affirmed in Kathmandu

October 4, 2012


Swine flu virus called Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) pdm9 was detected in capital Kathmandu  and three other districts, doctors at the Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital in Kathmandu confirmed. Doctors confirmed the outbreak of the swine flu virus after the virus was detected in blood samples collected in the capital and the country’s mid-western districts [...]

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Life threatening Cholera

August 15, 2012


KATHMANDU: Cholera — most of the headlines read this nowadays. And doctors fear an outbreak in the Capital. Perhaps now everyone will start taking it seriously, which is unfortunate, but true. The point is not to panic anyone but to spread awareness. After all cholera can be prevented with proper hygiene and it can be [...]

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