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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…

05/14/2021

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…

05/14/2021

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…

05/13/2021

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…

05/13/2021

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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.…

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

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…

01/06/2021

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…

12/29/2020

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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…

05/14/2021

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…

05/13/2021

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…

05/12/2021

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…

05/12/2021

Sports

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…

05/04/2021

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…

04/28/2021

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…

04/20/2021

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…

04/17/2021

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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

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…

07/12/2020