COVID hits one of the last uninfected places on the planet

In this March 30, 2004, file photo, Tarawa atoll, Kiribati, is seen in an aerial view. Photo Courtesy: AP

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP): When the coronavirus began spreading around the world, the remote Pacific archipelago of Kiribati closed its borders, ensuring the disease didn’t reach its shores for nearly two full years. Kiribati finally began reopening this month, allowing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to charter a plane to bring home… Continue reading COVID hits one of the last uninfected places on the planet

Five-party alliance decides to hold local elections by mid-June

Kathmandu: The five-party ruling coalition has decided to hold local elections by mid-June. Today’s second meeting of the top leaders of the five-party alliance held at the PM’s residence in Baluwatar has decided to hold local elections by mid-June. A meeting of leaders including Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, UCPN (Maoist)… Continue reading Five-party alliance decides to hold local elections by mid-June

Flight operation from Gautam Buddha Intl airport to begin from Feb 21

Rupandehi (Rashtriya Samachar Samiti): Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has said that they are preparing to make a ‘calibration flight’ from Gautam Buddha International Airport located in Bhairahawa. After inspecting the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa this afternoon, he said, The technician said that the flight commencement is not… Continue reading Flight operation from Gautam Buddha Intl airport to begin from Feb 21

Nepal wins over Mauritius on Bimal’s goal

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Kathmandu: A single goal scored by Bimal Gharti Magar led Nepal to defeat Mauritius with 1-0 score in a friendly match held today in Nepal. In the match played at Dasharath Stadium on Saturday, Bimal scored in the 55th minute through Anjan Bista’s pass. Bimal, who returned to the national team after 26 months, scored… Continue reading Nepal wins over Mauritius on Bimal’s goal

US tries to name and shame Russian disinformation on Ukraine

This satellite image provided by Planet Labs PBC shows vehicles and tanks stationed at the Pogonovo training area just south of the city of Voronezh, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. Photo Courtesy: AP

WASHINGTON (AP): In a break from the past, the U.S. and its allies are increasingly revealing their intelligence findings as they confront Russian preparations for a possible invasion of Ukraine, looking to undercut Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plans by exposing them and deflecting his efforts to shape world opinion. The White House in recent weeks… Continue reading US tries to name and shame Russian disinformation on Ukraine

Labour Minister forms ‘martial team’ to navigate stranded migrant workers

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Kathmandu: The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security has formed a ‘Martial Team’ after the number of Nepalis stranded in abroad increased. After receiving complaints that Nepali citizens have been left stranded in different countries due to the temptation of foreign employment, a martial team has been formed under the coordination of the Deputy… Continue reading Labour Minister forms ‘martial team’ to navigate stranded migrant workers

On duty immigration officers will not allow to use mobile

Kathmandu: Employees of the Immigration Office at Tribhuvan Airport have been banned from using mobile phones during office hours. Immigration Office at the Tribhuvan International Airport has issued a circulation directing the staff working at Arrival and Departure areas to use only landline and official mobile during office hours. In case of urgent work, officers… Continue reading On duty immigration officers will not allow to use mobile

300,000 people receive booster dose so far

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Kathmandu: The government claims that 70 percent of people in Nepal over the age of 18 have been fully vaccinated against the corona virus. On Friday, Health and Population Minister Virodh Khatiwada said in a statement that 70 percent of the population over the age of 18 had been fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, 300,000 people at… Continue reading 300,000 people receive booster dose so far

6,827 people confirmed positive, 10 died

Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, an additional 6,827 people have been confirmed infected with the corona virus (Covid-19) and 10 have died on the same day. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 13,791 PCR tests confirmed positive cases in 4,807 people and 6,078 antigen tests confirmed positive in 2,020 people. Meanwhile, 6,827… Continue reading 6,827 people confirmed positive, 10 died