Three Killed, 11 missing in flood,landslide incidents across country

Kathmandu, June 16: Three persons lost their lives and 11 others went missing in different districts of the country due to flood and landslide following incessant rainfall for the past…


With 2,014 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 614,216

Kathmandu, June 16: The Ministry of Health and Population 2,014 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 614,216.  According to the Ministry, 2,014 persons…


With 1,681 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 612,202

Kathmandu, June 15: The Ministry of Health and Population 1,681 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 612,202.  According to the Ministry, 1,681 persons…


With 2,049 new cases Coronavirus national tally reaches 610,521

Kathmandu, June 14: The Ministry of Health and Population 2,049 new cases of coronavirus Monday. With this, the national coronavirus tally has reached 610,521.  According to the Ministry, 2,049 persons…




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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…


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…




Biden ambassador nominees include envoys to Israel, Mexico, Sri Lanka

Geneva, June 16: US President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled picks for nine ambassadorial postings, tapping career diplomats steeped in foreign policy experience — as well as political allies and…


China urges NATO to stop exaggerating 'China threat theory'

Beijing, June 15: China's mission to the European Union urged NATO on Tuesday to stop exaggerating the "China threat theory" after the group's leaders warned that the country presents "systemic…


Eager to work with India, says Naftali Bennett

Jerusalem, June 15: Israel’s newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that he was looking forward to working with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to further develop the…


Indian PM Modi congratulates new Israel PM Naftali Benett

New Delhi, June 14: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Naftali Bennett on being sworn in as Israel's new prime minister, and said he looked forward to meeting…



DeChambeau-Koepka spat overshadows US Open

San Deago, June 17: Torrey Pines has had its share of conflict over the years involving some of the top players in golf. Just not during such a taxing major…


Williamson as top-ranked Test batsman, Kohli climbs to fourth

Dubai, June 16: India skipper Virat Kohli climbed to the fourth spot while Australia batsman Steve Smith reclaimed the top position in the ICC Test rankings released on Wednesday. Kohli,…


Wales travel far to take on Switzerland in Baku at Euro 2020

Baku (Azerbaijan), June 11: From schoolboy to the national team, Dylan Levitt has come a long way since Wales went a long way at the last European Championship. The Welsh…


Desperate India eye win against Bangladesh to keep Asian Cup expectations burning

Doha, June 7: A winless India desperately need a positive result against neighbours Bangladesh in their joint World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers match here on Monday, if they want…


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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…