On October 6, US President Donald Trump posted a tweet claiming that the common flu sometimes kills “over 100,000” Americans in a year. “Are we going to close down our Country?” he asked. “No, we have learned to live with it, just like we are learning to live with Covid, in most populations far less lethal!!!” Trump’s first claim is..
The US recovery is losing momentum. Job growth is slowing, the economy is still down 10.7 million jobs since February, and 36% of unemployed workers are now classified as “permanently unemployed.” The unemployment rate fell to 7.9% in September not because of an uptick in job creation, but because of an exodus of people from the labor force...
By SHEIKH SAALIQ, NEW DELHI (AP):- Seven months after screens went dark, cinemas reopened Thursday in much of India with mostly..
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BERLIN, (AFP):- The three men vying to lead German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party took each other on in an online debate Saturday in a bid to revive a race that has been knocked off course by..
By Richard Finney, (RFA):- Ten Tibetan villagers given long prison terms by a Chinese court this year on charges of extortion were targeted in an anti-gang campaign used as a cover for cracking down..
KATHMANDU:- The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection Management has held talks with the business people after the latter hiked the price of bottled-water. As per the dicussisons..
KATHMANDU:- The banks have decided not to open their branch offices during the dashain festival leaves. Though the banks had opened their branch offices and service centred during the dashain leaves last year, they decided not to open their branch offices this year showing the COVID-19 pandemic effects. The Nepal Bankers Association decided not..
TOKYO, (AFP):- Tokyo Olympics organisers said they were on constant alert for cyberattacks Tuesday but had yet to suffer "significant impact" after Britain accused Russia of targeting the Games. Britain's foreign ministry said Russian spies attacked the 2020 Games' organisers, logistics services and sponsors before the event was postponed by one..
KATHMANDU:- Former Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that all three tiers of government were working in coordination to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the second world knowledge conference organized by the Non-Resident Nepalis Association on Saturday, he said necessary budget has been allocated while quarantine and..
Community organizations across the U.S. mounted an 11th hour scramble to increase self-response rates for the 2020 Census after..
KATHMANDU:- Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA) Subas Nembang played a crucial role to promulgate the Constitution of Nepal amid huge challenges to create a positive environment and bring dissenting political parties on board. Through the marathon talks among the political parties from different political movements, ideologies and..
KATHMANDU:- The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) formally announced the withdrawal of this year’s monsoon in Nepal from Friday (October 16). Monsoon has withdrawn from all parts of the country from Friday, according to meteorologists at MFD under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) on Saturday. Monsoon usually begins..
KATHMANDU:- The government's direction for public vehicles to switch to the old transport fare adjustment has yet to be implemented. A Cabinet meeting on October 12 decided that public vehicles could..
KANCHANPUR:- Jungle safari and walk has been opened for the visitors in Shuklaphanta National Park. The park office announced this through a public notice. The visitors should follow the health..
Kathmandu :- Four people have been arrested with red panda hide in their possession. Those held in this connection are 26-year-old Manoj BK, 41-year-old Man Bahadur Sunar and 29-year-old Padam..
BERLIN, (AFP):- Researchers on the world's biggest mission to the North Pole will return to dock on Monday, bringing home devastating proof of a dying Arctic Ocean and warnings of ice-free summers in..
Donald Trump and Joe Biden were athletes who got deferments and dubious medical-based exemptions to participating in the mass slaughter of Vietnamese, Laotian, and..