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With 2,309 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 679,017

Kathmandu, Jul. 24: The Ministry of Health and Population informed 2,309 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 679,017.  According to the Ministry,…

07/24/2021

Long Route Buses to operate from tomorrow, Kathmandu DAO lifts restrictions

Kathmandu, July 23: The district administration office, Kathmandu, has lifted restrictions to operate long route passenger buses. Issuing a notice on Friday, the DAO made it clear that the operation…

07/23/2021

NEPAL-INDIA RAILWAY Greater Access To Services

Kathmandu, Jul. 23: With a single agreement in using the Indian railway to ferry goods between Nepal and India, and for Nepal, with other countries, some hassles used to be…

07/23/2021

With 1,982 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 676,708

Kathmandu, Jul. 23: The Ministry of Health and Population informed 1,982 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 676,708.  According to the Ministry,…

07/23/2021

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US trade body seeks to double H-1B quota

Washington, June 23: The powerful US Chambers of Commerce has launched a massive campaign to address the acute shortage of skilled and professional workforce in America, prominent among which includes…

06/23/2021

Senior citizen allowance increased to Rs 4,000

Kathmandu, May 29: The government has hiked the monthly senior citizen allowance to Rs 4,000. Unveiling the annual budget for fiscal year 2021/22, Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel stated that the…

05/29/2021

India-Nepal 20th DG-level talks on customs cooperation begins

Kathmandu, Apr. 21: Officials of Nepal and India held dialogue at Director General (DG)-level virtually Monday. The dialogue is part of regular interaction between customs officials of the two neighbors.…

04/21/2021

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

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US launches airstrikes in aid of Afghan forces

Kabul, Jul. 24: The United States has carried out airstrikes to support Afghan government forces who have been under pressure from the Taliban as US-led foreign forces carry out the…

07/24/2021

EU weighs more funds to check Afghanistan refugees

Brussels, Jul. 23: The European Union is weighing a new package of financial aid to Afghanistan and its neighbours to help limit the flow of refugees from the country, ravaged…

07/23/2021

Israel eyes spyware export curbs; Macron, Merkel troubled by abuse reports

Jerusalem, Jul. 22: An Israeli parliamentary panel may seek changes to defence export policy over reports that software sold by Israel's NSO Group was used to spy on journalists, officials…

07/22/2021

India successfully flight-tests indigenous man-portable anti-tank guided missile

New Delhi, Jul. 21: India successfully flight-tested its indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) on Wednesday. The step is seen as a major boost…

07/21/2021

Sports

India gets first medal at Tokyo Olympics as weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinches silver

Tokyo, Jul. 24: A confident smile never leaving her face, Mirabai Chanu ended India's over two-decade long wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics, clinching the 49kg category silver…

07/24/2021

ICC confirms new WTC points system: 12 for win, 4 for draw, 6 for tie

Dubai, Jul. 15: The ICC on Wednesday officially confirmed that teams will be awarded standardised 12 points for a win, four for a draw and six for a tie during…

07/15/2021

Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England in penalty shootout

London, Jul. 12: Italy won the European Championship for the first time since 1968 as Gianluigi Donnarumma saved two England penalties en route to a 3-2 shootout win after the…

07/12/2021

Italy, Spain book Euro semis date

Munich, Jul. 4: Italy and Spain are going to meet at football's European Championship for the fourth tournament in a row, and this time a place in the final will…

07/04/2021

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Legendary actor Dilip Kumar dies at 98

New Delhi, Jul. 7: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar died on Wednesday morning after prolonged illness, his family and doctors treating him said. He was 98. Kumar, known to generations of…

07/07/2021

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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