Covid-19 testing declines after govt begins charging fees

Kathmandu: With the government’s decision to charge for the treatment of corona infections, the number of people going to hospitals for treatment of corona has dropped dramatically across the country.According to the Ministry of Health and Population, only 6,222 people are currently in institutional isolation across the country.According to the ministry, there are 1,034 infected… Continue reading Covid-19 testing declines after govt begins charging fees

PM Oli seeks former PM Nepal’s help to save party unity

Kathmandu: Prime Minister and Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) KP Sharma Oli has said that the party has reached a critical juncture and has sought the help of former Prime Minister and senior party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal to help him. Claiming that the party has reached a deplorable state so far,… Continue reading PM Oli seeks former PM Nepal’s help to save party unity

CCMC recommended to start regular international flights

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Kathmandu: The Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) Board of Directors has recommended the launch of regular international flights. A meeting of the CCMC Board of Directors on Sunday has decided to take the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation to the Council of Ministers to operate regular international flights to suitable… Continue reading CCMC recommended to start regular international flights

Joe Biden elected as 46th President of the United States

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New York: Democratic nominee Joe Biden has been elected as 46th president of the United States. All major media outlets, including CNN, NBC, Fox News, and the New York Times, announced Biden’s election on Saturday morning. Biden, who has already received 253 electoral votes, was elected with 20 Pennsylvania electoral votes. Biden also leads Arizona,… Continue reading Joe Biden elected as 46th President of the United States

Djokovic clinches sixth year-end No. 1 ranking to tie Sampras

Novak Djokovic in action in the French Open. Photo Courtesy: Reuters

(Reuters): Novak Djokovic has sealed the year-end men’s world number one tennis ranking for the sixth time to go level with childhood hero Pete Sampras after closest rival Rafael Nadal opted against playing in the ATP Tour event in Sofia next week. Spain’s 20-time Grand Slam champion Nadal, ranked second, was the only player who… Continue reading Djokovic clinches sixth year-end No. 1 ranking to tie Sampras

Confident in victory, Biden appeals for national unity

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Agence France-Presse (AFP): Joe Biden, inching closer to victory after a bitter presidential election, appealed Friday to Americans to turn the page on divisions as a seething Donald Trump warned him not to declare victory.As trickling returns from Pennsylvania and three other states made Trump’s path to a second term increasingly unlikely, Biden repeated that… Continue reading Confident in victory, Biden appeals for national unity

Thai LGBT and anti-government protesters join in Pride Parade

Thai anti-government protesters from the LGBT community hold a pride parade in Bangkok, Thailand, November 7, 2020. Photo Courtesy: Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters): More than 1,000 members of Thailand’s LGBT community and anti-government protesters joined in a Pride Parade on Saturday to call for equal rights as well for the ousting of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and reforms to the monarchy.A protest movement that emerged in July has drawn a wide range of interest groups to… Continue reading Thai LGBT and anti-government protesters join in Pride Parade

Bangladesh requests Nepal to buy fertiliser instead of taking on loan basis

Kathmandu: The government had said that chemical fertilizers will come from Bangladesh by November, but Bangladesh has been reluctant to sell fertiliser. It has been said that Bangladesh has proposed to the Government of Nepal to buy fertiliser there is no provision on their law to provide fertiliser on instead of saying that there is… Continue reading Bangladesh requests Nepal to buy fertiliser instead of taking on loan basis

Global stock market in wait and watch state as the US presidential results delays

A combination picture shows U.S. President Donald Trump pumping his fist during a campaign event at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, U.S. October 27, 2020, and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden making a fist during a drive-in campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., October 30, 2020. Photo Courtesy: Reuters

Kathmandu: As the results of the US presidential election are being delayed, stock markets around the world are in wait and watch situation, as reported by international media.The race for the presidency continues between the two candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The latest figures show former Vice President Joe Biden in favor. The delay… Continue reading Global stock market in wait and watch state as the US presidential results delays

Number of 4G users in Nepal crosses 5.5 million

Kathmandu: The number of fourth generation (4G) users in Nepal has exceeded 5.5 million. According to the MIS report released by the Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) last August, the number of 4G subscribers in Nepal alone has reached 5.516 million.According to the NTA report, most of the 4G customers are from the private sector telecom… Continue reading Number of 4G users in Nepal crosses 5.5 million