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Nepal: 48 domestic flights to be resumed from August 15
An agreement has been reached between Authority and Air Service Providers to provide service to only 350 passengers per hour at the airport. Flights would be resumed from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm in first week.

By CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:  Different airlines would resume 48 domestic commercial flights every day from August 17. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, has granted permission for 48 commercial flights going to be resumed after around five months of lockdown. Airlines companies have accelerated preparation for internal flights for the same. Big airline companies like Buddha Air, Yeti Air, and Shree Air have been making special preparation for the operation of......

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How South Korea Built a Health System to Beat COVID-19
Although South Korea faced one of the world’s largest initial COVID-19 outbreaks outside China, it managed to contain the virus quickly, without imposing a nationwide lockdown. Decades of working toward universal health care paid off, and created a model that today's developing countries should emulate.

The importance of a reliable and widely accessible health-care system is never more apparent than during a pandemic. It is now painfully clear that countries cannot pursue economic development, and assume that the health system will develop in tandem. Instead, they must do what South Korea did: devise targeted strategies for effective health-care delivery that go hand in hand with broader social- and economic-development efforts. Over the last decade, South Korea’s modern and robust health......

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48 domestic flights to be resumed from August 15
Some airlines have already got permission from CAAN for operation of flights and have also prepared the flight schedule. However, the Authority has not reached any formal decision in this regard.

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- Different airlines would resume 48 domestic commercial flights every day from August 17. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, has granted permission for 48 commercial flights going to be resumed after around five months of lockdown. Airlines companies have accelerated preparation for internal flights for the same. Big airlines companies like Buddha Air, Yeti Air and Shree Air have been making special preparation for operation of flights......

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State of Pandemic Disaster: Melbourne Moves to Stage Four

Being in control of a sinking ship is not enviable. Regulations previously passed have a museum feel to them, distinctly obsolete. Directions, once dictated with confidence, lack timbre. Coronavirus is serving as that most wily and cheeky of agents, with the most appropriate of accomplices: Homo sapiens. Human beings are fed up, munching on..

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How South Korea Built a Health System to Beat COVID-19

The importance of a reliable and widely accessible health-care system is never more apparent than during a pandemic. It is now painfully clear that countries cannot pursue economic development, and assume that the health system will develop in tandem. Instead, they must do what South Korea did: devise targeted strategies for effective health-care..

Politics

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I Will Be Back To Home In Balkot, Bhaktapur Only After 2.5 years: PM Oli

N24 Staff Writer, KATHMANDU:- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left his official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu, briefly, for his private residence in Balkot, Bhaktapur to mark the Hindu festival of Rakshya Bandhan, announcing that he is well..

Nation & Society

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Let’s face it together, says Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that all sectors and agencies should join hands to face the pandemic. The attention during times of pandemic and national crisis should be fighting against it together, rather than resorting to..

World

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Massive Beirut blast kills more than 60, injures thousands

BEIRUT (AP):- A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. At least 50 people were..

Europe

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EasyJet dives into loss but upbeat on recovery

LONDON, (AFP):- EasyJet flew into an expected loss during its third quarter as the coronavirus pandemic kept the bulk of planes grounded, the British no-frills airline announced Tuesday. The group..

The Spiritual Path

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Journey of Lal Bahadur Dhakal (Yogi Shree Shivashaktinath)

By Jyoti Dhakal, KATHMANDU: Late Lal Bahadur Dhakal also is known as Yogi Shree Shivashaktinath is the closest and most loved disciple of Shree Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath and Paramhamsha Swami..

China

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Court in China’s Shandong Jails Rights Activist Yu Xinyong

BEIJING:- Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong have jailed a rights activist who helped local residents pursue petitions and complaints against the government, RFA has learned. Yu..

Tibet

Tibetan Freedom Fighter Ama Adhe Passes Away In Dharamshala
Adhe spent 27 years in a Chinese prison for taking part in the Tibetan resistance against the Chinese occupation in the late 1950s.

By N24 Correspondent, NEW DELHI:- Tibetan freedom fighter, Ama Adhe, who spent 27 years in a prison of the Chinese communist totalitarian regime for taking part in the Tibetan resistance against China's invasion of Tibet in the late 1950s, passed away at the age of 88 in Dharamshala, India on Monday, August 3, 2020. According to Tibet Post International (TPI), the former Tibetan resistance fighter spent more than a quarter-century as a Tibetan political prisoner for her role in fighting off......

India

NEW DELHI, (ANI):- India witnessed a single-day spike of 52,050 COVID-19 cases as the total cases in the country reached 18,55,746, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday. 803 COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The total cases include 5,86,298 active cases, 12,30,510 cured/discharged/migrated and 38,938 deaths, the Health Ministry added. Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state as it has a total of 1,47,324 active cases and 15,842......

California

Governor Newsom Signs Tribal Compacts and Concurs with U.S. Department of the Interior Decision
The compacts reflect a commitment by the Tribes to revenue sharing with non-gaming and limited gaming tribes through the Revenue Sharing Trust Fund and the Tribal Nation Grant Fund so that the economic benefits of gaming extend to all tribal governments in California.

SACRAMENTO: Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed tribal-state gaming compacts between the State of California and the Ione Band of Miwok Indians, the Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians, the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation and the Tule River Indian Tribe of California. The Governor has also concurred with the Department of the Interior’s decision to allow 40 acres in Tulare County to be placed in trust......

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP):- Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. on Monday with maximum..

Middle East

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Iran’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 17,000: Health Ministry

Tehran [Iran], (Sputnik/ANI): Iran's COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 17,000 after another 208 fatalities have been registered in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, as broadcast by the IRINN news network. Cumulative cases have..

Markets

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Gold Price All Time High, Reaches Rs. 99,800 Per Tola in Nepal

N24 Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), the price of gold set another new record in the domestic bullion market on..

 

Business & Economy

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EasyJet dives into loss but upbeat on recovery

LONDON, (AFP):- EasyJet flew into an expected loss during its third quarter as the coronavirus pandemic kept the bulk of planes grounded, the British no-frills airline announced Tuesday. The group reported a pre-tax loss of £324.5 million ($419 million, 355 million euros) in the three months to June, its third-quarter. This compared with profit..

Sports

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“17th Gaijatra Cup Kicks Off at Lalitpur”: Nepal

LALITPUR: 17th Gaijatra cup was held at Godawari, Lalitpur on Monday which was a great opening of the day. Eight matches were played on an opening day. The results of the match are: Namuna Sports Club 2- 1 Lalitpur Football Academy Naya bato Youth Club A 2-1 Nava Soch Youth Club Santiban Youth Club 1-2 Rachantar Youth Club Lakhur Futsal 0- 3..

 


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Diaspora

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189 Nepali die of COVID-19 worldwide

KATHMANDU: A total of 28 Nepali have died of coronavirus worldwide in the past seven days. According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), among fresh deaths, 25 are in India, two in Saudi Arabia, and one in South Africa. With this, the worldwide death toll of Nepali people from the virus has reached 189. In a press statement issued..

Immigration

By Craig McCulloch, VANCOUVER:- The clock is ticking for Canada’s withdrawal from an agreement with the United States on cross-border asylum-seekers. A recent Canadian court ruling that the Safe Third Country Agreement is unlawful has been suspended for six months, prompting debate on what the next steps should be. In a 60-page ruling, Justice Ann Marie McDonald of the Federal Court of Canada said the Safe Third Country Agreement violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in......

Interview

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Interview: Heat’s Leonard stands for anthem, explains why

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP):- Meyers Leonard has a brother who served two tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines. He carries a military-themed backpack, wears combat boots and has a phone loaded with Navy SEALs who are his friends. He also makes this clear: “I absolutely believe Black Lives Matter,” he said. Still, Leonard simply could..

Life Style

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About 3bn animals killed, uprooted by Australian bushfires

SYDNEY, (AFP):- Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's unprecedented 2019-20 wildfires in "one of the worst wildlife disasters in modern history", according to a report released Tuesday. The study by scientists from several Australian universities said the wildlife hit included 143 million mammals, 2.46 billion..

Capital

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14 swab collection centres designated in Kathmandu valley

By Sharad Sharma, KATHMANDU:  The Ministry of Health and Population has designated 14 swab collection centres in the valley, in order to extend the scope of testing for COVID-19. The people who..

Travel

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New trekking route to reach atop Ghumte,Nepal

By Ram Bahadur Thapa, BAGLUNG:-Works are in progress on the expansion of a new trekking route to Ghumte hilltop – a popular tourism site. he trekking route connects Bhimsen Dhunga at Galkot..

Blog

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Kashmir during  Coronavirus Monday, August 3rd, 2020

By Adnan Shafi, KASHMIR: Most of the leaders/scholars of the world are confessing the same thing that we may have to live with Corona in the for many years, so the world..

Crime

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Revenue Officer nabbed red-handed with bribe money in Butwal, Nepal

RUPANDEHI: Chief Revenue Investigation Officer of Inland Revenue Office, Butwal, Bijay Rana was held by a team of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) while taking bribe money from a trader today. Chief of CIAA Office in..

Technology

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Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- US President Donald Trump gave popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok six weeks to sell its US operations to an American company, saying Monday it would be "out of business" otherwise, and that the government wanted a financial..

Health

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Let’s face it together, says Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that all sectors and agencies should join hands to face the pandemic. The attention during times of pandemic and national crisis should be fighting against it together, rather than resorting to..

Religion

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Gaijatra Festival being observed today in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The traditional festival of Gaijatra or the ‘cow festival’ is being observed starting today in three cities of Kathmandu Valley and some other places in the country amidst fun, gaiety, humor, satire and entertainment. The festival,..

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Nepal’s Ghorahi to start classes in Tharu language
The Sub-Metropolitan City has endorsed the Tharu language as the official language in its offices from last year but its implementation is yet not effective.

NARAYANPUR: Santosh Adhikari The schools with majority of Tharu students in Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City in Dang district are to run classes in the Tharu language to ensure better learning to the students in their mother tongue. For this to materialise, Tharu Welfare Assembly is assisting the Sub-Metropolitan City for the development of the curriculum. In the first phase, the students of grade 1 to 3 will be taught in the Tharu language, Mayor Narulal Chaudhary of Ghorahi confirmed. "Tharu......