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Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

Asian shares declined Thursday and US futures turned higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in...

Dollar holds gains as COVID-19 surge boosts safe-haven demand

TOKYO: The dollar held gains against a basket of major currencies on Thursday as escalating coronavirus cases in Europe stoked fears across markets that...

Tatopani customs to resume operation today

Kathmandu, October 28 The Tatopani border point between Nepal and China that is closed for the past three weeks will reopen on Wednesday, claim officials. Sindhupalchok’s...

A full arsenal of policies is needed to promote a solid recovery

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer the world economy, lower income countries like Nepal are in a quandary about whether to allow all...

Startup targets connecting Covid-19-hit businesses with celebrities for revival

Kathmandu, October 23 A new startup has started its operation with an objective of connecting businesses hit by the Covid-19 crisis with celebrities so as...

ICT Award 2020: These are nominees

Kathmandu, October 22 Organisers have announced top five nominees for each category of the ICT Award 2020, a prestigious award in the field of information...

consumer price inflation at 4.52pc

KATHMANDU: The macroeconomic update unveiled by the Nepal Rastra Bank on Wednesday showed that the consumer price inflation (CPI) in the country accelerated to...

New Nabil Bank chairman takes oath

KATHMANDU: Upendra Prasad Poudyal, the newly appointed chairman of Nabil Bank, took the oath of secrecy on Wednesday with Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank,...

Govt entices cooperatives to buy paddy

KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 21 The government has decided to provide subsidies to the cooperatives that buy paddy from farmers. A Cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to...

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Former James Bond actor Sean Connery dies aged 90

Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the...

Nepal COVID-19 Update: 2508 new cases, 2264 recoveries and 17 fatalities recorded today

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Health Ministry, in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates on coronavirus contagion from across the country, and government’s response to the...

Nepal Covid-19 tally: 2,508 new cases, 2,264 recoveries, 17 deaths in 24 hours

Kathmandu, October 3 The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 170,743 as of Saturday afternoon. The ministry says...

Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 170,743 with 2,508 new cases on Saturday

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Saturday reported 2,508 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to...

Agreement signed for construction of mini-grid project

KATHMANDU: The Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have initiated the construction of a mini-grid connecting micro and small hydroelectricity...