MPs to be vaccinated against corona

Kathmandu: Member of Parliament will be vaccinated against the corona virus (Covid-19). According to the Parliament Secretariat, in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Population, the vaccination of the MPs and the staff of the Parliament Secretariat is going to be done this week. According to the secretariat, they can go to the Civil… Continue reading MPs to be vaccinated against corona

‘Nepal is second most peaceful country in South Asia’

Kathmandu: A study has revealed that Nepal is the second most peaceful country in South Asia. According to a study conducted by the Global Peace Index, Nepal is the second most peaceful country out of seven countries in South Asia. The study did not mention the Maldives. According to the Global Peace Index 2020, Bhutan… Continue reading ‘Nepal is second most peaceful country in South Asia’

Appointment of Constitutional Bodies Contrary to the essence of the Constitution: Bar Association

Kathmandu: The Nepal Bar Association, an umbrella organization of legal practitioners, has termed the appointment of constitutional body officials without a parliamentary hearing as against the constitution. The annual general assembly of the Bar Association and the meeting of the 47th Central Executive Council held on Saturday stated that Article 292 of the Constitution of… Continue reading Appointment of Constitutional Bodies Contrary to the essence of the Constitution: Bar Association

Internet disruption reported in southeast Iran amid unrest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP): Iran’s impoverished southeast has been experiencing wide disruptions of internet services, experts said, as unrest gripped the remote province after fatal border shootings. Several rights groups reported in a joint statement that authorities shut down the mobile data network in the restive province of Sistan and Baluchestan, calling the disruptions… Continue reading Internet disruption reported in southeast Iran amid unrest

In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, take rig site jobs

Ayat Rawthan, a petrochemical engineer, poses for a photo near an oil field outside Basra, Iraq, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2021. Rawthan is among just a handful of women who have eschewed the dreary office jobs typically handed to female petrochemical engineers in Iraq. Instead, they chose to become trailblazers in the country’s oil industry, taking up the grueling work of drilling. Photo courtesy: AP

BASRA, Iraq (AP): It’s nearly dawn and Zainab Amjad has been up all night working on an oil rig in southern Iraq. She lowers a sensor into the black depths of a well until sonar waves detect the presence of the crude that fuels her country’s economy. Elsewhere in the oil-rich province of Basra, Ayat… Continue reading In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, take rig site jobs

PM Oli to inaugurate country’s largest industrial park

Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left for Jhapa. Prime Minister Oli left for his home district of Jhapa at 10 am today to lay the foundation stone of the Nepal-China Industrial Park. The Nepal China Friendly Industrial Park to be constructed at the confluence of Damak Municipality, Kamal Village Municipality and Gauradaha Municipality… Continue reading PM Oli to inaugurate country’s largest industrial park

Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine: FDA approves single-shot jab

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(BBc): US regulators have formally approved the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, the third jab to be authorised in the country. The vaccine is set to be a cost-effective alternative to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, and can be stored in a refrigerator instead of a freezer. Trials found it prevented serious illness but… Continue reading Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine: FDA approves single-shot jab

Sandeep Lamichhane replaces Rashid Khan in PSL

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(Kathmandu): Nepali national cricket team leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane left for Pakistan on Saturday to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021. After joining Lahore Calendars, Sandeep left for Karachi, Pakistan on Saturday. Sandeep is sure to play PSL only on next Friday evening. The Lahore Calendars have decided to replace Lamichhane with Rashid Khan.… Continue reading Sandeep Lamichhane replaces Rashid Khan in PSL

Corona infection found in 81 more people across the country

Kathmandu: Corona infection has been confirmed in 81 people across the country in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 35 women and 46 men were tested positive for the corona virus. At the same time, the number of corona infections in Nepal has reached 274,065. Of those, 2,773 died,… Continue reading Corona infection found in 81 more people across the country