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Explosions kill at least 30 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- At least 30 people were killed and nearly 300 wounded in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said. The... Read More


Explosions kill at least 138 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Sri Lanka, April 21 -- At least 138 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easte... Read More


PM flies to Brunei on 3-day official visit

Dhaka, April 21 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Brunei Darussalam on Sunday morning on a three-day official visit when the two countries are expected to sign seven Memoranda of Understan... Read More


Sonia Bashir to work for digital inclusion leaving no one behind

Dhaka, April 21 -- Sonia Bashir Kabir, the outgoing managing director of Microsoft Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos, wants to play a role in making technology available for the citizens of ... Read More


Kanti Highway expected to be fully operational by October

HETAUDA, April 21 -- The Kanti Highway-a nearly 90-km-long feeder road connecting Lalitpur, Satdobato to Buddha Chowk, Hetauda-which is currently undergoing upgradation works, is expected to be fully ... Read More


Minister Samaraweera addresses Peace-building Commission

SRI LANKA, April 21 -- Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera who is in New York to participate in the Financing for Development Forum of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations address... Read More


Palm Sunday violence against Anuradhapura Methodist Church

SRI LANKA, April 21 -- 15 year old religious centre has been in the eye of the storm since Palm Sunday, (the beginning of 'Holy Week' for followers of the Christian faith), that's when mobs hurled sto... Read More


Government comes up with 'wildlife friendly' road design to prevent roadkill

Kathmandu, April 21 -- All the roads-including major national highways-which traverse through forest areas and protected parks of the country will have to maintain a set of standards for ensuring the ... Read More


Siraha District Hospital charging patients even for saline water

SIRAHA, April 21 -- Rinku Kumari Yadav of Siraha Bazar had a little money in her pocket when she went to the district hospital for her pregnancy check up last week. She was straight away told to have ... Read More


Time is ticking: Ghantaghar may just give up due to the lack of technical support and the government's indifference

Kathmandu, April 21 -- The sound of brass gong from the Ghantaghar, which literally translates to 'bell tower' in Nepali, reverberates through the surrounding areas every hour. The five-storey white m... Read More