53-yr-old man succumbs to coronavirus infection in Karnali Province

KARNALI: Yet another person has succumbed to Coronavirus infection in Surkhet district of Karnali Province. A 53-year-old man of Panchapuri Municipality-6 died in course of treatment at the Provincial Hospital on Saturday night, according to...

Ruling NCP’s Standing Committee meeting commences, PM Oli absent

KATHMANDU: The Standing Committee meeting of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has begun. The meeting is ongoing at the party’s central office in Dhumbarahi. However, according to sources, Prime Minister and party co-chair KP Sharma Oli...

Pashupati master plan to get final shape

KATHMANDU: The Pashupati Area Development Trust is giving final shape to the Pashupati area master-plan after incorporating the comments and feedback of the local residents and stakeholders. Accordingly, the technical committee led by Dr Chandra...

China prepares large-scale rollout of COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Provincial governments across China are placing orders for experimental, domestically made coronavirus vaccines, though health officials have yet to say how well they work or how they may reach the country’s 1.4...

FeNeGoSiDA AGM next month

KATHMANDU: A 19th preliminary general meeting of Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA) held recently has decided to hold its seventh annual general meeting and third general assembly on January 8...

Gene-editing treatment shows promise for sickle cell disease

Scientists are seeing promising early results from the first studies testing gene editing for painful, inherited blood disorders that plague millions worldwide, especially Black people. Doctors hope the one-time treatment, which involves permanently altering DNA...

Prices of precious metals rebound strongly

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 5 The price of precious metals rose significantly in the trading week of November 29 and December 4. According to Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), gold was traded at Rs...

Share market bull in no mood to give in

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 5 It was another record-setting week in the country’s sole secondary market, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index soaring by 8.57 per cent or 162.20 points in the trading period between November...