At its annual flagship meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this year, the World Economic Forum called on companies from around the world to commit to reducing their greenhouse-gas emissions to net-zero by 2050 at the latest. Climate science shows us that such reductions are necessary both to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate agreement and to..
We have suddenly arrived at a tricky stage in global economic development. Emerging markets are losing their dynamism, after a remarkable three-decade-long run during which they caught up rapidly with advanced economies. Moreover, rekindling this vigor requires a new economic strategy. But where will such a model come from, and who will provide..
(People.com): Friendly exes Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have reunited for a fun family trip to Disney World. On Wednesday, the..
ANKARA, (AFP): A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 hit eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least six people, causing buildings to collapse and sending panicked residents rushing into the..
LONDON, (AFP): Prince Harry voiced his "great sadness" at bowing out entirely from representing the British monarchy as newspapers said Monday it was the best viable compromise on his desire to step..
By YANAN WANG, BEIJING (AP): China expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims Friday..
A court in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has sentenced 12 Tibetan villagers to prison terms of from one to almost two years for running “a criminal gang,” state media said on Tuesday. The..
NEW DELHI, (PTI): A Delhi court Friday issued fresh death warrants for February 1, 6 am against the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar..
Ram Bahadur Thapa, BAGLUNG: It is just the fourth month, a chicken grew so fast and so large that it weighed 14 kg. The rooster waddles and swallows feed lazily. It is nearing the slaughter days, as..
Ramesh Lamsal, KATHMANDU: The government which is dedicated to meeting its target of economic prosperity is to go ahead with the big hydropower projects and irrigation projects simultaneously. Accordingly, preparations are being made to construct big projects targeting majorly Kavrepalanchowk, Ramechhap and Sindhuli districts. The Cabinet..
KATHMANDU: Nepal has gained direct entry into the Global Qualifiers for the ICC T20 Men's Cricket World Cup 2021. Nepal will play the global qualifiers to be held in India next year. The global qualifying games will be participated in by 16 countries. This year the T20 World Cup is taking place in Australia. According to the ICC statement, "The..
KATHMANDU: The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) has pledged to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020 through publicity events across the world. The international coordination committee meeting of the NRNA held in Rupakot of Kaski decided to take initiatives to encourage foreigners to visit Nepal, and disseminate the message about Nepal as the best..
N24 Correspondent, NEW YORK: The U.S. immigration courts have accepted asylum petitions of 625 Nepalese nationals, while denying..
In September 2018, Ian Buruma was forced out as editor of The New York Review of Books, following an outcry over the magazine’s publication of a controversial essay about #MeToo. A year later, in a conversation with Svenska Dagbladet US correspondent Malin Ekman, he reflects on lost assignments, literature, cancel culture, threats to freedom of..
By Phurpa Sherpa, KATHMANDU: Nepal is literally a mosaic of different cultures and religions, as people from different backgrounds are living side by side peacefully and harmoniously for centuries, without fighting in the name of religion. There are rarely any riot in Nepal based on a religious background, unlike what we saw in the past in India..
KATHMANDU: Although Kathmandu Valley has witnessing sunny days for the past few days, the Valley dwellers have been experiencing chilling cold. Mainly the cold is being experienced in the morning..
KATHMANDU: Marking the celebrations of the Chinese New Year Eve, the Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture international airline, launched its service on yet another route to China,..
Royal gossip is worth its weight in gold on the British media circuit. Buckingham Palace knows that, and seeks to control, as much as it can, the way that gold is..