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…


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…


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…


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…




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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…


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…


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…


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…




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…


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…


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…


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,…



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…


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.…


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…


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…


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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…


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…


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…