‘Anxiety, depression common difficulties in children’

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 21 UNICEF has warned of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches towards a second year. Released ahead of World Children’s Day, ‘Averting a Lost COVID Generation’ is the first...

Twice-taken Fernandes penalty gives Man United scrappy win over West Brom

MANCHESTER: A twice-taken penalty from Bruno Fernandes gave an unimpressive Manchester United a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, their first home victory of the Premier League season. Fernandes’s first effort was saved...

Physically disabled man left to fend for himself

BAJURA, NOVEMBER 21 Disabled since birth, Rati Thapa, 61, of Badimalika, Bajura is finding it hard to support himself as he ages. According to local teacher Mani Thapa, the sexagenarian has been living all alone for...

KMC invites jobless daily wagers to participate in ‘Cash for Work’ scheme

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 21 Kathmandu Metropolitan City has issued a public notice requesting persons rendered jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic to contact its ward offices for relief under the ‘Cash for Work’ scheme. The metropolis said...

Djokovic and Nadal fall as Thiem and Medvedev advance to London finale

LONDON: Rafa Nadal’s dream of a first ATP Finals title and Novak Djokovic’s quest for a record-equalling sixth vanished in defeats by Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem in two seismic semi-finals on Saturday. As the...

Chelsea go top with win at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE: Chelsea became the seventh club to top the Premier League standings this season after a 2-0 victory at Newcastle United on Saturday courtesy of an own goal by Federico Fernandez and Tammy Abraham’s second-half...

Govt urged to reach deal with COVID vaccine producing countries

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 21 Businesspersons involved in the import of vaccines say the government must reach deals with COVID-19 vaccine producing countries and inform what quantities of vaccines it wants to import from those companies or...

Sugarcane farmers to hit the street

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 21 As sugar mills have once again failed to clear dues, sugarcane farmers from Sarlahi district are gearing to start a protest in the capital. A team of sugarcane farmers from Sarlahi had met...