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With 460 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 280,984

Kathmandu Apr. 13: The Ministry of Health and Population 460 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 280,984.  According to the Ministry, 460 persons…

04/13/2021

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 celebrates

Kathmandu, Apr. 13: As part of ongoing celebration of ‘India@75’ to mark 75 years of India’s independence, Embassy of India, Kathmandu in association with Kathmandu University celebrated Ambedkar Jayanti and…

04/13/2021

With 496 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 280,524

Kathmandu Apr. 12: The Ministry of Health and Population 496 new cases of coronavirus Monday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 280,524.  According to the Ministry, 496 persons…

04/12/2021

With 303 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 280,028

Kathmandu Apr. 11: The Ministry of Health and Population 303 new cases of coronavirus Sunday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 280,028.  According to the Ministry, 303 persons…

04/11/2021

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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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US to withdraw troops from Kabul by September 11

Washington, Apr. 14: US President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that he had planned to have all American troops out of war-torn Afghanistan by September 11 this year, the 20th…

04/14/2021

Blaming Israel for N-plant outage, Iran vows revenge

Dubai, Apr. 13: Iran on Monday accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging its key Natanz nuclear site and vowed revenge for an attack that appeared to be latest episode in a…

04/13/2021

Renowned India-born Pak human rights defender, journalist IA Rehman dies

Lahore, Apr. 12: Eminent Pakistani human rights activist and journalist IA Rehman, a strong voice for the country’s minorities including Christians and Hindus and an advocate of peace between India…

04/12/2021

Electrical problem strikes Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility

Tehran, Apr. 11: Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem on Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges that more quickly enrich uranium,…

04/11/2021

Sports

Hockey: India hold Argentina with last-minute goal, win 3-2 in shootout

Buenos Aires, Apr. 12: Harmanpreet Singh scored a goal with a powerful dragflick with only 25 seconds left on the clock, changing the course of their FIH Pro League match…

04/12/2021

Indian men’s hockey team starts on a winning note, beats Argentina 4-3

Buenos Aires, Apr. 8: The Indian men’s hockey team made a positive start to its tour of Argentina, beating the reigning Olympic champions 4-3 in the first practice match here.…

04/08/2021

Partial son-rise on F1 debut

London, Mar. 31: Ash Barty is tough to beat under any circumstances, especially when she’s on the ropes. She proved that again in reaching the Miami Open quarterfinals. The 22-year-old…

03/31/2021

After Oman high, India face UAE

Dubai, Mar. 29: On a high after an impressive 1-1 draw against the fancied Oman, India are pitted against the formidable United Arab Emirates in their second football friendly here…

03/29/2021

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04/14/2021

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