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Biplov led Maoist group ready for dialogue with Nepal government

Nepal Government has formed a team led by Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to negotiate with the Biplov led Maoist group.

Fire destroys more than 40 houses in Taplejung, Eastern Nepal

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The specter of inflation has returned. For two decades, central banks across industrialized economies were confident that they had banished it for good. Then came the 2008 financial crisis, which occasioned a brief return of inflation anxiety on both sides of the Atlantic. In the United States, congressional Republicans ushered in austerity in 2010, and the European Central Bank started tightening its interest-rate policy in 2011. But then policymakers started to worry that inflation was too low, and that it

Opinion
Realizing the Great Realization

In “The Great Realisation,” a compelling four-minute video, the poet Tomos Roberts (aka Tom Foolery) suggests a potential silver lining

Politics
Janata Samajbadi Party senior leader Mahato calls for unity for…

KAILALI: Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal’s senior leader Rajendra Mahato has stressed that unity among all is necessary to build a

Nepali Congress raises objections over ‘interference’ in granting affiliation to…
New government would be formed roping in other parties: leader…
Biplov led Maoist group ready for dialogue with Nepal government
Prachanda claims party’s legitimacy
Nation
Government pays attention to forest conservation – PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government has paid attention to the conservation, management, development and benefit

Fire destroys more than 40 houses in Taplejung, Eastern Nepal
President sees vital role of singers, musicians to unite nation
Country moving towards planned development: PM Oli
Development efforts go on from all local levels: PM Oli
China
Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

By HUIZHONG WU and KRISTEN GELINEAU, TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP):- The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day of joy, emotion and hope.” The source of that hope: China – a country that Chile and dozens of other nations are depending on to help rescue them from the COVID-19 pandemic. China’s vaccine diplomacy campaign has been a surprising success:

California
Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

By ADAM BEAM, ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP):- The majority of California’s 6.1 million public school students could be back in the classroom by April under new legislation announced Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders. Critics panned the plan as inadequate. Most students in the nation’s most populous state have been learning from home for the past year during the pandemic. But with new coronavirus cases falling rapidly throughout the state, Newsom and lawmakers have been under increasing pressure

USA
Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief…

By ALAN FRAM, WASHINGTON (AP):- Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

US to distribute 4 million J&J Covid vaccines by Tuesday
Trump calls for GOP unity, repeats lies about election loss
J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine
House nears relief bill passage; Dems mull wage hike rescue
Middle East
US presses Saudis over Khashoggi killing amid calls to punish…

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- The United States on Monday pressed Saudi Arabia to take further measures after the killing of journalist Jamal

Israel charges Arab citizen with spying for Hamas
US implicates Saudi crown prince in journalist’s killing
Libyan interior minister survives attack on motorcade
Rockets target Iraqi airbase after clashes with IS
Capital
China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear…

By ROBERT BURNS, WASHINGTON (AP):- China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles

KMC begins imparting training for Nepal language education

KATHMANDU:- Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun imparting training to the instructors of Nepal language which was chosen as a

Travel
Nepal Airlines Corporation committed to passengers’ safety

KATHMANDU: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has said it is committed to passengers' safety and national and international aviation safety standards.

4th Shuklaphanta Tourism Festival begins

KANCHANPUR:- In its bid to promote eco-tourism in Shuklaphanta National Park, a weeklong Fourth Shuklaphanta Tourism Festival has started here

Health
China to provide additional 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in…

KATHMANDU:- The Government of China has announced to provide additional 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine in grant assistance to Nepal. "In

78 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Sunday
Vaccination drive campaign entering in new phase: Minister Tripathi
Three more Nepalis die abroad due to Covid-19
New mother dies in lack of timely treatment
Religion
Rs 1 billion to be used to gold-plate Pashupatinath Temple

KATHMANDU: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is planning to sparkle the Pashupatinath Temple by using gold. The Trust is

Woman priest appointed at Annapurna Narayan temple
Month-long Swasthani Bratakatha begins today
Prime Minister Oli offers special worship at Pashupati temple
Maghe Sankranti being observed today
Miscellany
Australian ambassador calls on Speaker Sapkota

KATHMANDU: Australian ambassador to Nepal Felicity Volk paid a courtesy call on Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota at latter’s office in Singh Durbar today. On the occasion, speaker Sapkota extended best wishes to new ambassador for a successful tenure in Nepal. Speaker Sapkota shared that both countries are enjoining decades-long bilateral relations adding that Australia’s achievement regarding the federalism might be good lessons for Nepal. Similarly, ambassador Volk committed to promote bilateral trade and support bid to implement federalism in the