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With 81 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 274,065

Kathmandu, Feb. 27: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed 81 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 274,065.  According to the Ministry,…

02/27/2021

With 112 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 273,984

Kathmandu, Feb. 26: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed 112 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 273,984.  According to the Ministry,…

02/26/2021

India to fund NRs 530 million for reconstruction of total 25 health posts in Dhading and Sindhupalchowk: Work Awarded

Kathmandu, Feb. 26: Head of Development Partnership and Reconstruction wing of the Embassy of India, Nepal and Project Director of Central Level Project Implementation Unit (Building) of National Reconstruction Authority…

02/26/2021

With 112 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 273,872

Kathmandu, Feb. 25: The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed 112 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 273,872.  According to the Ministry,…

02/25/2021

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India’s Union Budget 2021: Sitharaman doubles health-care spending, imposes new agri cess

New Delhi, Feb. 1: Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed more than doubling of healthcare spending while imposing a new agri cess on certain imported goods and…

02/01/2021

Global economy expected to expand by 4 per cent in 2021: World Bank

Washington, Jan. 6: As the COVID-19 vaccine started rolling out in many countries, the World Bank expects that the global economy will expand four per cent in 2021, but will…

01/06/2021

UK plans to ban unhealthy ‘buy 1 get 1 free' food promos as part of anti-obesity drive

London, Dec. 29: The UK government has set out plans to ban unhealthy promotions on food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar from April 2022 as part of…

12/29/2020

Biden names Indian-American Bharat Ramamurti as National Economic Council member

Washington, Dec. 22: US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian American Bharat Ramamurti as the deputy director of the National Economic Council, which is the White House advisory agency…

12/22/2020

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Gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in Nigeria

Kano, Nigeria, Feb. 27: Unidentified gunmen seized 317 schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria on Friday, the police said, the second such kidnapping in little over a week in a region increasingly…

02/27/2021

India, Pak agree on strict observance of LoC pacts

New Delhi, Feb. 26: India and Pakistan on Thursday announced that they have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and…

02/26/2021

Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads

Yangon, Feb. 25: Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar’s military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the…

02/25/2021

Joe Biden administration rolls back Donald Trump-era citizenship test

Washington, Feb. 24: The Biden administration has announced the reversal of the stringent Trump-era policy by reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalisation test module to make the path…

02/24/2021

Sports

Motera likely to escape ICC ‘Red Eye’ as final Test pitch promises to be batting beauty

New Delhi, Feb. 27: The Motera track may have received a lot of flak after the pink ball Test ended inside two days but it is unlikely to attract any…

02/27/2021

India: World's biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad renamed after PM Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad, Feb. 25: : India's president on Wednesday inaugurated the world's largest cricket arena here, renamed from Sardar Patel stadium to Narendra Modi stadium in honour of the prime minister…

02/25/2021

Australia won’t allow players to endorse betting, alcohol at IPL

New Delhi, Feb. 23: Cricket Australia (CA) doesn’t want its players to feature in advertisements promoting betting, fast food, alcohol and tobacco brands during the next edition of Indian Premier…

02/23/2021

India’s Ankita wins maiden WTA title, assured of doubles top-100 entry

Melbourne, Feb. 19: India's Ankita Raina on Friday claimed her maiden WTA title by lifting the Phillip Island Trophy along with Russian partner Kamilla Rakhimova, a feat which will catapult…

02/19/2021

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American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

Stockholm, Oct. 8: American poet Louise Gluck won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”, the Swedish Academy…

10/08/2020

Indian Actor Kumkum passes away

Mumbai, July 28: Veteran Bollywood actor Kumkum, who featured in over 100 films and popular songs such as “Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar” and “Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi”, passed away on…

07/28/2020

Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to Nanavati hospital

Mumbai, July 12: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital. Amitabh took to Twitter to share the news. He tweeted, “I…

07/12/2020

Indian Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at Mumbai home

Mumbai, June 14: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 34. Reportedly, Sushant was suffering from depression for the…

06/14/2020