Solar panels - an eco-disaster waiting to happen?
2023 - 06 -09Solar panels - an eco-disaster waiting to happen?PublishedShareRelated TopicsClimate changeIMAGE SOURCE,LAURENT JULLIANDBy Daniel GordonThe Climate Question podcast, BBC SoundsWhile they are being promoted around the world as a crucial weapon in reducing carbon emissions, solar panels have an average lifespan of 25-30 years.Experts say billions of panels will eventually all need to be disposed of and replaced."The world has installed more than one terawatt of solar capacity. Ordinary solar panel
Yeti Airlines aircraft ATR 72 crashes in Pokhara
2023 - 01 -17On Sunday morning, a Yeti Airlines ATR 72 that was on a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara wrecked in Pokhara's Kaski area. According to Sudarshan Bartaula, a representative for Yeti Airlines, the plane carrying 68 passengers and four crew members crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport. There were 62 adults, three children, and three infants among the passengers. Premnath Thakur, general manager of Tribhuvan International Airport, said that at 1
No new variant of virus recorded: Health ministry
2022 - 12 -23Kathmandu, December 22The government has said that no new coronavirus strain that has been circulating in the neighboring nations was discovered in Nepal. In a news release, Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, the joint spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, stated that Nepal had not been infected with the new coronavirus variant, BF7.The BF7 variant was not detected in the gene sequencing of the samples taken throughout a month from different regions of the nation. Testing 48 samples at
What is strep A and what are the symptoms to look out for?
2022 - 12 -07Health officials say parents should be aware of an infection called strep A, after children in the UK died from it.Since Covid restrictions eased, there are more opportunities for infections like this to spread. Cases have been increasing in recent weeks.While most people do not get extremely sick, the highly contagious bacterium that causes the infection can cause serious illness and complications.What is strep A?It's sometimes found in the throat or on the skin.Many people carry it harmlessly
More than six people got killed in the Sudurpashchim earthquake
2022 - 11 -09DHANGADHI, NOVEMBER 9 A 6.6 ML earthquake hit Doti district in the early hours of Wednesday, burying at least six people. The decedent was resident of Gairagaun, Purbichauki-3, as reported by the Doti District Police Office. They have been trapped beneath the rubble of residences that had crumbled during the quake that hit the location at 2:12 a.m. The credentials of the deceased have now been identified, with two women, two men, and two youths among them, according to Deputy Superintendent of P