Urge to implement National Human Rights Commission recommendations

Prachanda, Baburam’s ‘Suspicious’ Meeting With Vice President Pun: What They Are Going To ‘Cook’?

Given the grudges of Prachanda with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prachanda may be manipulating Vice President Pun to bypass President Bhandari and work as the acting President.
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History at the Barricades

Donald Trump demonstrated his almost non-existent understanding of history throughout his presidency, and yet he managed to turn “History” into the central battleground in today’s culture wars. One of his final acts as president was to release a study of America’s founding which the head of the American Historical Association described as weaving “a narrative and an argument that few respectable professional historians, even across a wide interpretive spectrum, would consider plausible.” The prominence of the past in current US

Opinion
The End of Liberal Diplomacy

On December 11, then-President Donald Trump proclaimed that the United States would recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara,

Analysis
History at the Barricades

Donald Trump demonstrated his almost non-existent understanding of history throughout his presidency, and yet he managed to turn “History” into

Politics
Prachanda, Baburam’s ‘Suspicious’ Meeting With Vice President Pun: What They…

By N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU:- Right after staging a power show of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Nepal-Dahal faction in

Prime Minister Oli urges not to intimidate court
Apex court will upset govt’s step to dissolve HoR: Prachanda
Elections will be organised in free and fair manner: PM…
Copy of Nepal Gazette presented in Constitutional Bench
Nation & Society
Urge to implement National Human Rights Commission recommendations

KATHMANDU:- The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to implement the recommendations made by it in the

Country records 302 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday
Traffic halted on under-construction area of Bhimphedi-Deurali-Kulekhani road section
OHCHR member countries concern over transitional justice in Nepal
Need to ensure affordable access to vaccines: Minister Gyawali
China
Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus

By ZEN SOO, HONG KONG (AP):- Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening outbreak in the city, authorities said. Hong Kong has been grappling to contain a fresh wave of the coronavirus since November. Over 4,300 cases have been recorded in the last two months, making up nearly 40% of the city’s total. Coronavirus cases in Hong Kong’s Yau Tsim Mong district – a working-class neighborhood with old buildings and

California
California keeps key virus data out of public sight

By DON THOMPSON, SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP):- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has from the start said his coronavirus policy decisions would be driven by data shared with the public to provide maximum transparency. But with the state starting to emerge from its worst surge, his administration won’t disclose key information that will help determine when his latest stay-at-home order is lifted. State health officials said they rely on a very complex set of measurements that would confuse and potentially mislead the

USA
Biden’s choice on econ aid: Deal with GOP or go…

By JOSH BOAK and LISA MASCARO, WASHINGTON (AP):- Joe Biden’s ambitious opening bid, his $1.9 trillion American Rescue economic package,

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on…
US virus deaths top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst…
Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on…
Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics
Middle East
Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus

By ZEN SOO, HONG KONG (AP):- Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down Saturday in an unprecedented move to

Virus mutations down to chance, in more ways than one
Biden White House atmosphere is transformed
Pride and caution in Wuhan on lockdown anniversary
NKOREA-POLITICS-CONGRESS
Market
Nepal Oil Corporation increases prices of Petrol, diesel by Rs…

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) increased the price of petroleum products since last night. The NOC informed that the price

Gold price decreased by Rs 700 per tola

KATHMANDU:- Gold price has gone down by Rs 700 per tola today. Price of hallmark gold has been set at

Business & Economy
Export increases in first six months of current fiscal year

KATHMANDU:- Exports have increased in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2020/21 as imports of goods declined.

Nepal-Qatar diplomatic friendship marks 44 years and expanding

Birat Anupam, SUNSARI:- Today marks the 44th Anniversary of Nepal-Qatar diplomatic friendship. Nepal and Qatar established formal diplomatic ties on

Immigration
India to resume limited processing of all visa categories from…

WASHINGTON, (ANI):- From February 1, India will resume limited processing of all visa categories, including student visas, H1-B, H4, L-1, L-2, C1/D, and B1/B2 visas, said the US Embassy in India on Friday. "Beginning February 1, 2021, US Embassy New Delhi will resume limited processing of all visa categories, including student visas, H1-B, H4, L-1, L-2, C1/D, and B1/B2 visas," the Embassy said in an official statement. It further said, "Our capacity is limited, however, to maintain the safety of

Capital
With sunny days on, Kathmandu gets warmer

KATHMANDU:- With the clear weather in different parts of the country including Kathmandu valley, the normal temperature in the country

Kathmandu Valley to get traffic lights at five more places

KATHMANDU:- The Department of Roads is at work to install traffic lights at five more places in the Kathmandu Valley,

Travel
Ghunsa people leave settlement to avoid severe cold

TAPLJUNG:- The people at Ghunsa village of Phattanglung Rural Municipality-6 in Taplejung district have left the settlement to avoid cold

No PCR reports for Covid-19 required for entering Annapurna Base…

KASKI:- Now it does not require PCR reports for Covid-19 for trekkers heading to trekking routes to the Annapurna Base

Health
Virus mutations down to chance, in more ways than one

PARIS, (AFP):- The emergence of several, more infectious strains of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has worried governments and scientists, who

Country records 302 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday
336 new cases of COVID-19 registered on Thursday
A million doses of vaccines against COVID-19 arrive
97.9 percent recovery of coronavirus infected in Nepal
Religion
Maghe Sankranti being observed today

KATHMANDU:- Maghe Sankranti or Makar Sankranti is being celebrated throughout the country today. It is being observed by taking holy

Public holiday to mark Maghe Sankranti
Muktinath temple to open from January 5
Udhauli festival celebrate across the country today
Christmas celebrated under pandemic’s shadow
Miscellany
Campaign to make country free of street children gains pace

KATHMANDU: The government has expedited the campaign to build a nation free of street children. As part of this campaign, the government has been since May 9, 2016 simultaneously carrying ahead programmes aimed at raising awareness of the families to prevent children from being compelled to come in the streets and rescuing and rehabilitating the street children. The government aims to rescue and rehabilitate the street children and make the campaign successful within the current fiscal year. The National Child