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E-vehicles prepare for post-lockdown boom

Kathmandu, June 13 -- Electric car importers are preparing to meet a post-pandemic demand for electric vehicles after the Nepal government in its new budget scrapped taxes imposed last year. The new ... Read More


Turkish Airlines' new route to Newark

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Turkish Airlines commenced daily flights to Newark, New Jersey from 1 June, making it the carrier's tenth destination in the US and 325th worldwide. "We are pleased to expand ou... Read More


Turkish Airlines' new route to New Jersey

Kathmandu, June 12 -- Turkish Airlines commenced daily flights to Newark, New Jersey from June 1, making it the Airlines' tenth destination in the USA and 325th worldwide. "We are pleased to expand o... Read More


Education for Covid Recovery

Kathmandu, June 12 -- The World Bank on June 11 authorized $60 million to improve the quality of Nepal's higher education, scale up online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for unde... Read More


Half of Nepalis lost jobs in past month

Kathmandu, June 11 -- More than half of Nepal's employed people have lost their jobs in the past month,according to the result of a nationwide survey announced on Friday. Agriculture and tourism were... Read More


A little help goes a long way in home isolation

Kathmandu, June 11 -- Even as the Nepal's Covid-19 second wave appears to be cresting, and many hospitals do not have to turn away patients anymore, there are still at least 80,000 active cases across... Read More


3 health ministers in 1 year

Kathmandu, June 8 -- When Nepal's new Health Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang went to Kathmandu Airport on Tuesday morning to receive another international consignment of medical assistance, he was the th... Read More


"Nepalis have strong work ethics and honesty"

Kathmandu, June 6 -- Nepal's new budgetlast week pushesNepal's missionsoverseas to ensure the welfare ofthe country's migrant workers during theCovid-19 pandemic. Nepal'soutgoing ambassadorto Saudi Ar... Read More


Nepal government reshuffle during pandemic

Kathmandu, June 4 -- Nepal's Prime Minister K P Oli has replaced his Health Minister and Foreign Minister, two key officials who had been leading his government's Covid-19 response, in a Cabinet reshu... Read More


Young Nepali activists protect pangolins

Kathmandu, June 4 -- Four years ago, teenager Anish Magar saw a pangolin being killed close to his home in Yangshila, in the forested Chure Hills of eastern Nepal. He rushed to the office of KTK-BELT ... Read More