Prime Minister Oli takes oath of office and secrecy

Kathmandu, May 14: The newly appointed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has taken an oath of office and secrecy. In a special programme organised at Sheetal Niwas on Friday, President…


With 8,467 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 439,658

Kathmandu, May 14: The Ministry of Health and Population 8,467 new cases of coronavirus Friday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 439,658.  According to the Ministry, 8,467 persons…


KP Oli reappointed as PM

Kathmandu, May 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed KP Sharma Oli to the post of the Prime Minister. President Bhandari appointed Oli, parliamentary party leader of the CPN-UML, the…


With 8,842 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 431,191

Kathmandu, May 13: The Ministry of Health and Population 8,842 new cases of coronavirus Thursday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 431,191.  According to the Ministry, 8,842 persons…




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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…


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…




Spain is on track for herd immunity: PM Pedro Sanchez

Madrid, May 14: More than two-thirds of Spain’s 47 million people will have been vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-August, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday. The vaccination rollout has…


Israel kills Hamas commander

Gaza/Jerusalem, May 13: Israel said it killed 16 members of the Hamas armed wing in Gaza in a barrage on Wednesday and Palestinian militants rained rockets into Israel as Washington…


India's decision allowing 5G trials without Chinese companies a sovereign one: US

Washington, May 12: India's recent decision authorising 5G trials without Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE is a sovereign one, a top State Department official has said, asserting that America is…


UK’s PM Johnson announces COVID-19 public inquiry

London, May 12: Britain will hold a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic next year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday. “This process will place…



IPL suspended indefinitely after multiple Covid cases in its bio-bubble

New Delhi, May 4: The Indian Premier League was on Tuesday suspended indefinitely after multiple Covid cases were reported in its bio-bubble, ending a month-long relatively smooth run for cricket's…


We’re on right track for Tokyo: Mandeep Singh

Bengaluru, Apr. 28: National hockey team’a star Mandeep Singh has said that after recent successes on foreign tours, the team is on track to do well in the Tokyo Olympic…


India Open badminton tournament postponed due to surge in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, Apr. 20: The India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to raging COVID-19 pandemic…


Finally, an Asian gold for Vinesh

Almaty (Kazakhstan), Apr. 17: Dominating the proceedings in a depleted field, Olympics-bound wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Anshu Malik won their maiden Asian Championship titles with comfortable triumphs in their respective…


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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…