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Ukraine measles outbreak kills 14, infects over 32,000 access_timeMarch 26

KIEV –At least 14 people died and more than 32,000 were infected in a major measles outbreak in Ukraine in the past three months, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday.A total of 32,939 people, including 18,109 children, were infected ...

Saudi Arabia 'rejects and condemns' US Golan move access_timeMarch 26

RIYADH–Saudi Arabia rejected US President Donald Trump's recognition Monday of Syria's Golan Heights as Israeli territory condemning it as a violation of international law.  US President Donald Trump -- a key Saudi ally -- broke...

4 illegal migrants die in boat capsize off western Turkey access_timeMarch 26

ISTANBUL– Four illegal migrants, including a baby, died on Tuesday when a boat sank off Turkey's Aegean coast, the Turkish coast guard said.  The fiber boat carrying a total of 15 illegal migrants capsized near the Ayvacik district ...

Unbroken "thousand-year eggs" found in Chinese tomb access_timeMarch 26

NANJING– Archaeologists on Monday unearthed a jar filled with eggs, with only one broken, from a 2,500-year-old tomb in east China's Jiangsu Province.  Researchers from Nanjing Museum's Institute of Archaeology said the pot...

Hamas says ceasefire reached with Israel after rocket attacks access_timeMarch 26

GAZA CITY, Palestinian – Israeli air strikes hit sites across the Gaza Strip on Monday in retaliation for a rare long-distance rocket attack that struck a house near Tel Aviv, but Hamas said later a ceasefire was reached. Hamas, the Islamist move...

No meaning of Biplav-led group's protest: CM Gurung access_timeMarch 26

Parbat– Chief Minister of Gandaki State, Prithvi Subba Gurung, has said that there was no meaning of agenda-less protest of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group.  At a cadres gathering organised at Kushma Bazaar of Parbat today, Chief ...

Three cadres of Biplav-led group arrested access_timeMarch 26

Damauli– District Police Office, Tanahun, has arrested three cadres of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group.  They are Bhesh Bahadur Sunar and Sunil Kumal of Vyas municipalityand Amar Budha of Jumla.  Sunar is Chairperson of Dali...

Motorcyclist dies in road mishap access_timeMarch 26

Ratnanagar–A motorcyclist died and two others were injured in a road mishap at Khairahani municipality-1 of Chitwan district along east-west highway this morning.  The deceased has been identified as Hom Bahadur Magar, 40, of Jugedi mun...

Minister Pun-Bangladeshi Ambassador, Binte, meet access_timeMarch 26

Kathmandu– Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun, has said that the government of Nepal was ready to forward bilateral agreement signed with Bangladesh regarding development of energy sector.  Minister Pun said ...

Govt. opens door for talks: NCP leader Nepal access_timeMarch 26

Chitwan–The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) senior leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal said that the government has opened door for talks.  At a press conference jointly organized by the Press Chautari Nepal and Press...

CPN- Biplav district in-charge, member arrested access_timeMarch 26

Kawasoti– A district in-charge of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' has been arrested by police. According to the District Police Office, Nawalparasi, party’s district in-charge Ganga Gyawali was deta...

NC leader Sitaula discharged access_timeMarch 26

Kathmandu– Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at HAMS hospital in the capital on Friday has been discharged today.  He was rushed to the hospital after complain of low hemoglo...

GAESO says its struggle for equal rights continues access_timeMarch 26

Kathmandu– The Gurkha Army Ex-Servicemen's Organisation (GAESO) have stated that their struggle continues until the disparity between the British Army soldiers and the retired British Gurkha soldiers comes to an end.  GAESO pre...

School building handed over access_timeMarch 26

Rupandehi–A school block of the Amari Primary School has been constructed with assistance from Ladies' Circle Nepal.  The school block has four rooms and was constructed at a total cost of Rs 2 million. Of this cost, Rs 400 thousand was...

NHRC consults with new commissioners on human rights access_timeMarch 26

Kathmandu– The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has held consultations with the newly-appointed chairpersons of five different constitutional commissions on human rights issues.  In the discussions held on Monday, NHRC chair...

Twenty seven injured in separate road accidents access_timeMarch 26

Kathmandu– As many as 24 people were injured when a bus met with an accident at Chalnakhel this morning. The bus with registration number Na 3 Kha 1444 met with an accident at Hattiban, Chalnakhel at 7 am, causing this many casualties, police ...

Snowfall in Humla puts SEE candidates in trouble access_timeMarch 26

Humla–Snowfall has occurred here again in the second week of Chait, leading to a dip in temperature and causing problem to the students who are appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) that is underway.  The weather has be...

Biplav group will be brought into mainstream politics: PM Oli access_timeMarch 25

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' would be brought into the political mainstream by April 13.  Addressing to the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) law...

Nepal signs MoU with Japan on supply of workers access_timeMarch 25

Kathmandu– The government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan in regard with sending Nepali workers to the Japan’s labour market. With this, Japan has been ready to provide employment opportunities to Nepali and open i...

State should not remain silent: leader Nepal access_timeMarch 25

Chitwan– Senior leader of the Nepal Communist Party, Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said that the state could not remain silent in the face of challenged posed by anybody or group, as the state is not a helpless entity.  During a press meet or...