16 more fatalities registered today, Covid-19 death-toll hits 1,321

KATHMANDU: Sixteen more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours with which Nepal’s Covid-19 death-tally has now advanced to 1,321. 1,669 fresh coronavirus cases as reported today took the nationwide coronavirus case count to...

Explosion in municipal office in Udayapur on Sunday

GAIGHAT: An explosive device went off at the help desk area of the Tapli Municipality office in Udayapur at 1.30 am on Sunday. The explosion damaged the administrative office, accountant’s office and deputy chair’s office....

WHO COVID envoy fears third wave, calls Europe response ‘incomplete’

ZURICH: A World Health Organization (WHO) special COVID-19 envoy predicted a third wave of the pandemic in Europe in early 2021, if governments repeat what he said was a failure to do what was...

Palestinian rocket fire draws Israeli air strikes in Gaza

GAZA: Palestinian militants fired a rocket into Israel, drawing Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said on Sunday. There were no casualties reported on either side of the border. Israeli police...

Hopes of COVID vaccine weigh on gold, silver

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 21 The price of the precious metals edged lower as the domestic market resumed trading after the Tihar holidays. According to the rate list of the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association...

Bodies of man and his slave unearthed from ashes at Pompeii

ROME: Skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered...

Elephant found dead in Saptari

SAPTARI: A wild elephant has been found dead in Paremara, Kanchanrup Municipality-5 of Saptari district. The elephant was found dead in a paddy field, east of the Paremara village this morning, according to local resident...

Sherpa bags title

KATHMANDU: Babu Sherpa won the title of the Social Golf Tournament here at the Gokarna Golf Club on Saturday. Photo Courtesy: Gokarna Golf ClubBabu Sherpa (left) receiving the prize from sponsor Arjun Karki after the...