Nepal real-time news

Manawatū man to walk length of North Island for charity fundraiser (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 13/10/2020 00:27:11

Theo Geerlings couldn't go to Nepal because of Covid-19, so instead will walk the length of the North Island to raise money for charity.

Covid: God may punish Nepal for cancelling rites, religious leaders warn (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 02/10/2020 03:19:56

Is Nepal tempting fate? Religious leaders warn that cancelling rites may anger gods and bring about disaster.

Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid COVID-19 lockdowns (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 17/09/2020 02:04:40

In Nepal, stillbirths surged by 50 percent between late March and late May, according to a study of 20,000 women. One in every four US women hospitalized for COVID-19 was pregnant, CDC found.

Mount Everest: Nepal and China prepare to reveal new height after Covid delay (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/09/2020 09:13:18

Competing teams have both completed trips to the summit but plans have been disrupted by the pandemicSome time in the near future – after a wait of a decade – the world will learn the new height of Mo...

Volunteers feed coronavirus patients and doctors in Nepal hospital (source — www.independent.ie) 10/09/2020 08:23:31

Bikram Bhadel saw from his pharmacy outside Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu what happened when coronavirus lockdowns closed the hospital’s canteen and nearby cafes.

Why Covid school closures are making girls marry early (source — www.theguardian.com) 07/09/2020 09:15:46

The pandemic’s impact is long-term: the UN warns that it could lead to 13 million more child marriages over a decade Samita (not her real name) is 17 and lives in the Lamjung district of Nepal. It was...

Nepal Police Break Up Chariot Procession Over Coronavirus Concerns (source — www.news.com.au) 03/09/2020 16:45:06

Police in Nepal, citing coronavirus concerns, dispersed a crowd of people in Lalitpur who were attempting the annual chariot procession of Rato Machindranath on Thursday, September 3, local media repo...

Meghan Markle Says Prince Harry Is A ‘Beautiful’ Feminist Father To Archie (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 26/08/2020 22:42:58

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.When they first met, on a blind date back in July 2016,...

India's invisible catastrophe: fears over spread of Covid-19 into poor rural areas (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/08/2020 02:14:05

Country is entering a dangerous new phase of rising infections in small towns and villages with limited access to healthcareCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhere better to ...

Mount Everest reopens to tourists despite COVID-19 spike (source — www.foxnews.com) 14/08/2020 20:33:06

Hoping to regain lost revenue amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal is set to reopen Mount Everest to climbers and tourists once again.

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