The outbreak of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, that began in Wuhan, China, may well turn into a global pandemic. Nearly 50 countries have confirmed cases of the virus, with the precise nature of the transmission mechanism remaining unclear. Pandemics are not just passing tragedies of sickness and death. The omnipresence of such mass-scale..
At the center of many policy challenges is a contest between “realists” and “radicals.” That’s true of the ongoing Democratic primary race in the United States, for example, and it has long defined the climate-change debate. Will incremental policies such as a modest carbon price save us from disaster, or does climate change call for a..
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DOHA, (AFP): Washington and the Taliban are set to sign a long-sought deal in Doha on Saturday that would see the two foes agree to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops from Afghanistan in return..
Edinburgh (AFP): Prince Harry asked to be introduced as just "Harry" at an event on Wednesday, kicking off a final round of public engagements before he and wife Meghan step back from their royal..
HONG KONG (AP): Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper says the outspoken head of its publishing group, Jimmy Lai, has been held by police Friday over his participation in a protest march in August that..
An exhibit showing supposed social advances in Tibet was closed in a New York City library this weekend following ten days of protests by Tibetan activist groups and their supporters, ending a..
NEW DELHI, (AFP): Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of sectarian riots that have killed 32 people, police said..
JUMLA: Jumla district has exported 183,131 kilograms herbs of different 61 types in the first six months of the current fiscal year. According to the District Forest Division Office Ranger Khadka..
KATHMANDU: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada today stressed the need for financial stability. The government has moved ahead in this regard along with economic growths, he said while inaugurating the 3rd International Conference on Economics and Finance organised here by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). Stating that financial stability and..
CHITWAN: The First Gauatm Buddha Cup T-20 Cricket Championship has kicked off here. The open and ward level cricket tournament is being held at the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium at local Rampur of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-15. The cricket tournament has been organised in support of the construction of the..
Bhagawan Giri, LISBON: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) standing committee member Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said no one is excused for indulging in corruption and illegal commission game. In his address to a gathering of leaders and members of Overseas Nepali United Forum, Europe in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday, the..
By Manoj Rijal, NEW YORK: Of late, the ultra-left wing of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), mostly comprised of the former..
Before the US midterm elections in 2018, you challenged claims that President Donald Trump had been good for the economy, highlighting, among other things, that strong stock-market performance reflects the redistribution of income from labor to capital, at the expense of the vast majority of Americans. Trump’s defenders would no doubt point to..
KATHMANDU: The weather across the country would be partly to fully cloudy today due to the influence of westerly low pressure wind as well there is possibility of rain with thunderstorm at some places, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division. Meteorologist Samir Shrestha said that the skies has remained cloudy and rain is taking..
KATHMANDU: Seven hundred and forty-nine helpless people living in the streets have been rescued so far as part of the campaign of rescuing and rehabilitating such needy people. Among the rescued,..
Neera Gautam, BUTWAL: The State 5 has got a newly identified tourism spot in Baithauliya Kaparkatti lake at Butwal Sub-metropolitan City-16. Boating has been started for the visitors in the..
Thursday yet another mass shooting was committed by a military veteran, this one in Milwaukee. Virtually all military veterans are not mass shooters. Many peace..