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Nepal COVID-19 Update: daily infection climbs to 11,000 plus, with 4 casualties

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The ECB’s Existential Dilemma

Our fiat money regime requires an institutional anchor that credibly and decisively ensures a stable price level and long-term confidence in the euro. Credibility is a central bank’s greatest asset, because it underwrites confidence in the purchasing power of money. And credibility, in turn, rests on the central bank’s independence from political influence, and on its commitment to monetary stability. Viewed in this light, the European Central Bank has been in dangerous waters for several years. It has jeopardized its

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The ECB’s Existential Dilemma

Our fiat money regime requires an institutional anchor that credibly and decisively ensures a stable price level and long-term confidence

Politics
Ruling coalition parties agree to hold local-level election on slated…

KATHMANDU:- The ruling coalition parties have agreed to hold local level elections within the deadline determined by the constitution and

‘Understanding already reached among ruling coalition parties regarding local-level election’
Madhesi people’s big dream has been fulfilled: Chief Minister Raut
Naming Madhes Province honours Madhes movement: Chair Yadav
Province No. 2 named as ‘Madhes’ with ‘Janakpurdham’ as its…
Nation
Lalitpur DAO shuts down all but essential services

LALITPUR:- The District Administration Office in Lalitpur has decided to temporarily shut down its regular services except for the essential

Supreme Court to conduct hearing into urgent cases only
‘Health Ministry not in favour of immediately enforcing lockdown’
Valley administration bans large gatherings and mass assembly
Vaccination and awareness needed to avoid COVID-19: PM Deuba
China
Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

By ZEN SOO, HONG KONG (AP):- Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected. The city will also stop the sale of hamsters and the import of small mammals, according to officials from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. The pet shop employee tested positive for the delta variant on Monday, and several hamsters imported from

California
In California pot market, a hazy line between legal and…

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, LOS ANGELES (AP):- On an isolated farm, greenhouses stand in regimental order, sheltered by a fringe of trees. Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each rising from a pot nourished by coils of irrigation tubing. Lights powerful enough to turn night into day blaze overhead. In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state. But these, under their plastic

USA
Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

By JON GAMBRELL, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):- Major international airlines canceled flights heading to the U.S. or changed the

New York AG says Trump’s company misled banks, tax officials
US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models…
Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff
After Biden’s first year, the virus and disunity rage on
Middle East
Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen’s rebels kills…

By AYA BATRAWY, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):- A drone attack claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting a key oil

Russian strikes in Syria kill 11 IS fighters: monitor
How is Israel confronting Omicron wave?
Iran allegedly smuggling weapons to Yemen: report
Series of attacks highlights reach of Iran-allied militias
Capital
Previously used Isolation Wards and quarantines in KMC in ready-to-use…

KATHMANDU:- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has said that isolation wards and quarantines have been kept in ready-to-use condition following the

Booster dose at 19 places in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Health and Population is providing booster dose against corona virus from 19 vaccination centers in Kathmandu

Travel
‘I cannot stop coming to Nepal annually,’ says veteran climber…

Born in Italy in 1944, world's famed mountaineer, researcher, filmmaker and travel writer Reinhold Messner was on a tour of

Safety alertness intensified at Tribhuvan International Airport

By CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- In the wake of increasing spread of coronavirus in the country, safety precaution has been intensified

Technology
Users of broadband internet on the rise

KATHMANDU:- The users of high-speed internet (broadband) are increasing in the country. According to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority, there are

Fact-checkers urge YouTube to fight disinformation

PARIS, (AFP):- More than 80 fact-checking organisations Wednesday urged online video platform YouTube to better combat disinformation, offering to help

 

Health
Nepal COVID-19 Update: daily infection climbs to 11,000 plus, with…

KATHMANDU:- A record 11,352 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours in the country. The new

Nepal COVID-19 Update: 10,000 plus infections in a single day
Nepal COVID-19 update: 6,734 new cases, with three deaths
Nepal Government issues order on prevention and control of third…
Nepal COVID-19 update: 4,962 new cases, 3,347 in Kathmandu Valley…
Religion
Month-long Swasthani Brata Katha begins today

KATHMANDU:- The Shree Swasthani Bratakatha, a popular month-long ritual of fasting and recitation of Swasthani script observed by the Hindus

Maghe Sankranti being observed today
Maghe Sankranti Fair formally begins in Devghat
Committee formed to investigate into Pashupati dharmashala
PM pledges best possible support for promotion of Gurung culture