NRB warns not to trade cryptocurrency

Kathmandu: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has warned that strict action will be taken against those found trading in cryptocurrencies, hyper funds and other virtual currencies. Stating that such transactions have been taking place for the sake of high returns lately, NRB has said that such transactions cannot be done anywhere. On Sunday, the Foreign Exchange… Continue reading NRB warns not to trade cryptocurrency

TU directs affiliated colleges to conduct online classes

A view of Tribhuvan University building in Kirtipur, on Friday, March 08, 2019. Photo: Mausam Shah Nepali/THT

Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University (TU) has directed all campuses to conduct online classes from Tuesday. Due to the increasing corona infection, TU has directed all the affiliated colleges to conduct all theoretical classes online from Tuesday. Meanwhile, TU has also directed colleges to do the needful to conduct online examinations. Currently, TU has halted all the… Continue reading TU directs affiliated colleges to conduct online classes

Teku Hospital postpones vaccination campaign

Kathmandu: Vaccination campaign at Shukraraj Tropical and Communicable Diseases Hospital, Teku has been postponed. The vaccination campaign has been postponed after more than 50 doctors, health workers and staff of the hospital became infected with COVID-19. The hospital said in a statement on Sunday that the vaccination campaign had been postponed for a week from… Continue reading Teku Hospital postpones vaccination campaign

Corona infection confirmed in 6,462 people

Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, an additional 6,462 people have been infected with the corona virus (Covid-19). According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 17,437 samples were tested across the country. A PCR test of 13,377 samples confirmed the infection in 5,598 samples and an antigen test of 4,060 samples confirmed the infection… Continue reading Corona infection confirmed in 6,462 people

Intel building $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

File Photo In this Oct. 1, 2019, file photo the symbol for Intel appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. Photo Courtesy: AP

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Intel will invest $20 billion in a new computer chip facility in Ohio amid a global shortage of microprocessors used in everything from phones and cars to video games. After years of heavy reliance on Asia for the production of computer chips, vulnerability to shortages of the crucial components was exposed in… Continue reading Intel building $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas welcome first child

File Photo Priyanka Chopra Jonas, left, and husband Nick Jonas attend the world premiere of "Chasing Happiness," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Photo Courtesy: AP

LOS ANGELES (AP): Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her husband Nick Jonas announced on their Instagram pages Friday that they welcomed their first child together. She said a surrogate gave birth to the couple’s baby on Jan. 15. “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate,” the couple’s statement said. The… Continue reading Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas welcome first child

Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules

File Photo Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Photo Courtesy: AP

PHOENIX (AP): Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sued the Biden administration on Friday over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don’t have mask requirements or that close due to COVID-19 outbreaks. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Phoenix comes a week after the U.S. Treasury… Continue reading Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules

15 players registered from Nepal for IPL auction

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Kathmandu: A total of 15 players from Nepal have registered for the mega auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL). A total of 1,214 players have been registered for the IPL 2022 Player Auction, including 15 players from Nepal. Among them, 896 Indian and 318 are foreign players. The 10 teams will select players from… Continue reading 15 players registered from Nepal for IPL auction

Courts across the country to remain close on Sunday

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Kathmandu: Courts across the country will close on Sunday to mourn the death of former Chief Justice Mohan Prasad Sharma. Former Chief Justice Sharma passed away on Wednesday afternoon. He was buried on Saturday after family members from abroad reached the country. An emergency plenary session of the Supreme Court on Saturday decided to close… Continue reading Courts across the country to remain close on Sunday

Corona infection confirmed in 10,254 people, 16 died

Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, an additional 10,254 people have been infected with the corona virus (Covid-19). Also, 16 people have been died of infection. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 5,306 of the newly infected people are from Kathmandu Valley. In Kathmandu, 3,762 people have been infected, 1,110 in Lalitpur and… Continue reading Corona infection confirmed in 10,254 people, 16 died