Kathmandu Valley has been shut down to break the chain of transmission of the novel coronavirus. People are forbidden from leaving their homes except for urgent works, businesses are closed and life is on hold. Yet, every night, Prithvi Highway is jammed with vehicles exiting the capital. The road, which is considered the main route into […]
“Here is my open message to Kulman Ghising, hope it gets to him ?? Kulman dai, now that the election is coming……. I desperately urge you dai to run as a candidate, you will definitely have the people behind you. I’m just tired of seeing Nepalese suffer, our country could be so much more. You […]
Last year, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada slapped excise duties on electric vehicles 30-80% depending on their capacity and levied customs duty of 60%. He justified it by saying electric SUVs were luxury items, and the government needed to augment revenue to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The move priced EVs out of the market at a […]
Nepal lost to Iraq by 2-6 in a friendly match held at the Alfaya sports ground in Basra of Iraq last night. Hosts Iraq opened the scoring, with the first goal in the 7th minute of the match where Captain Ala Abdul Jahar Khasin scored through a free-kick. Soon after, Nepal levelled the score in […]
January 30 – After the addition of 157 new corona cases in Nepal, total 2,70,745 infected people have been confirmed. 5 deaths and the death toll has risen to 2,025. 2,65,698 patients recovered till now. 3,022 in isolation and 111 in quarantine.