Last week, a warehouse stocked with nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate blew up, laying waste to the port of Beirut and ripping through much of the rest of the Lebanese capital. At least 137 people were killed, thousands were wounded, and hundreds of thousands were rendered homeless. For a country that was already roiled by political and..
A near-10% drop in the value of the US dollar since its March high has given rise to two distinct narratives. The first takes a short-term perspective, focusing on how a depreciation could benefit the US economy and markets; the second takes the long view, fretting over the dollar’s fragile status as the world’s reserve currency. Both..
KATHMANDU:- Forbes has released a list of the 10 highest-earning actors. Only Akshay Kumar from Bollywood is on this list. At..
KANCHANABURI, Thailand (AP):- Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus. Initial..
On July 1st, 2020, the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Dr. Nasser Kamel, participated in an international conference discussing the future of Europe. The event under the..
By Jyoti Dhakal, KATHMANDU: In the epic “Gorakh Digvijaya” written by a Muslim poet Faijullah of Bengal, the poet has said that Guru Gorakhnath salvaged even his guru Matsyendraneth from the trap..
TAIPEI, (AFP):- China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan into another Hong Kong, the island's foreign minister warned Tuesday as he met with a senior US official making a historic diplomatic..
N24 Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: According to Nepal Stock Exchange, the NEPSE index has increased by 1.51 points to close at 1,425.32 points. Similarly, the Sensitive Index increased by 0.02 points to..
N24 Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: A paper factory at Madhyabindu municipality in the district has resumed operation following a halt of two years. Established in 2075 B.S., the industry named Quality Paper Industries Pvt. Ltd. makes the use of paper wastes and local raw materials, said Suresh Kumar Gupta, chairperson of the industry, adding that in the..
DUISBURG :- Sevilla beat the Wolves by 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the Europa Cup after midfielder Lucas Ocampos scored from the head. The Wolves paid the price after failing to score from the penalty spot. Ocampos scored the decisive goal in the 88th minute through a cross by Argentine Ivor Benega. The five-time Europa Cup..
KATHMANDU:- Over 13,000 Nepali migrant workers have returned home in chartered flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since the commercial flights were postponed due to COVID-19 and lockdown. A total of 13,785 Nepalis stranded in one of the major labor destinations for the Nepalis migrant workers-UAE-were evacuated to Nepal through 82..
The Trump Administration has made 400 policy changes detrimental to immigrants through its tenure at the White House, with 63..
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..
CHICAGO (AP):- In the weeks before Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris his running mate, women’s groups were readying a campaign of their own: shutting down sexist coverage and disinformation about a vice presidential nominee they say is headed for months of false smears and “brutal” attacks from internet haters. The groups put the media on..
KATHMANDU:- In view of COVID-19 pandemic, the Kathmandu district administration office has urged the general people and concerned authorities not to organize any type of programs that draw a crowd on..
KATHMANDU:- Nepal's national and international flights, which were supposed to operate from September 17, have been postponed again. A meeting of the Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) on..
BHAKTAPUR:- A joint investigation team of the Metropolitan Police Sector Bhaktapur and the Metropolitan Police Crime Division has arrested seven people from Bhaktapur for possessing leopard..
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (AP):- Android phones will be used to sense earthquakes around the world and may one day be able to provide global warnings, with the first mass alert system unveiled Tuesday..
The explosion in a Beirut portside warehouse containing over 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate on August 4 has done its bit to light more fires under Lebanon’s ruling..