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,…


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,…


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…


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,…




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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…




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…


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…


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…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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…


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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…


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…