DAVOS, Jan 24: France’s finance minister says that Carlos Ghosn, who is fighting breach of trust and other charges in Japan, has resigned as head of Renault.

Litterateur Sharma passes away

January 24, 2019 13:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Senior litterateur Prof Mohan Raj Sharma, who has made a significant contribution to Nepali literature, has passed away today morning. He was 81.

WASHINGTON, Jan 24: The Midwestern states hit hardest by job automation in recent decades, places that were pivotal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election, will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers.

The World Health Organization has released a list of the biggest threats to global health in 2019 and, perhaps unsurprisingly, air pollution and climate change top the list.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The tenth National Children Theater Festival has commenced from Tuesday.

TOKYO, Jan 22: A Tokyo court has rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail, more than two months after his arrest, prolonging detention that has drawn international scrutiny of Japan’s justice system.

Jan 22: The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.

MEXICO CITY, Jan 22:  Murders in Mexico rose by 33 percent in 2018, breaking the record for a second year running, official data showed, underlining the task facing the new president who has pledged to reduce violence in the cartel-ravaged country.

TOKYO, Jan 21: Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes.

PORTLAND, Jan 21: A rural Oregon man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff’s deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said.