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,…


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…


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…


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,…




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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…


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…


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.…


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…




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…


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…


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…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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…


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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…


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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…