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INTERVIEW: I'm 'extremely proud' of my early education in Nigeria - American university Chancellor

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Johnson Akinleye, Ph.D., became the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in 2017. NCCU is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) based in Durham,... Read More


Hotels in Annapurna Base Camp resume operations

Pokhara, Aug. 17 -- Four hotels in Annapurna Base Camp that were destroyed by February snowstorm have resumed operations after reconstruction, bringing cheer to adventure enthusiasts on the eve of Nep... Read More


Government introduces stringent strategy to combat money laundering

Kathmandu, Aug. 17 -- Concerned over possible action, and even blacklisting, during the upcoming review by the Financial Action Task Force, the government has introduced a new strategy to combat terro... Read More


How farmers' groups siphoned hundreds of thousands by faking documents of the dead

Damak, Aug. 17 -- When Fagu Lal Rajbanshi found out that his father, Kaptaan, had received a government grant last year to harvest paddy during the spring season, he couldn't believe it. Kaptaan Lal R... Read More


Nepal-India Joint Commission will only review past agreements, with nothing new on the agenda

Kathmandu, Aug. 17 -- With Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arriving on August 21, the long-awaited fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission has nothing new to discuss. The meet... Read More


Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital, no casualty

New Delhi, Aug. 17 -- A fire broke out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Saturday. The fire reportedly broke out on the first and second floor of the hospital. T... Read More


Kolhapur village receiving relief in final phase await survey completion

India, Aug. 17 -- The villagers of Shirati village in Shirol taluka of Kolhapur were one of the last ones to get relief and be rescued by the armed forces last week after floods hit the region. Shira... Read More


Odisha para athlete Pramod Bhagat nominated for Arjuna Award

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 17 -- Para athlete from Odisha Pramod Bhagat made it to the list of 19 nominees for Arjuna Award for this year. The badminton player has had a dream run this year so far winning fin... Read More


Dengue robs many families of their Eid joy

Dhaka, Aug. 17 -- Unlike previous years, Eid joy eluded septuagenarian Ambia Khatun this time. She could not celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with her grandchildren as she is fighting against dengue lying on a h... Read More


Fire breaks out in major hospital in Indian capital

New Delhi, Aug. 17 -- Authorities are evacuating patients and visitors after a fire broke out in a major government-run hospital in the Indian capital. New Delhi fire official Vipin Kental says a lot... Read More