The slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins over the weekend, part of a four-century-old traditional drive of sea mammals into shallow water where they are killed for their meat and blubber, has reignited a debate on the small Faeroe Islands.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a total 441 cases against 1,212 individuals on corruption charges in the Fiscal Year 2019/20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The number of people testing positive for the novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) has surpassed 1,300 in Tokha Municipality of Kathmandu.

ATLANTA, July 22: The United States reported more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time since June 10 the nation has surpassed that grim milestone, as California closed in on passing New York in total infections.

LAHAN, June 8: Province 2 reported 181 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. With this, Province 2 has 1,330 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

TOKYO, March 14: The number of coronavirus cases in Japan has risen to 1,423 as of mid-morning on Saturday, with western Nagasaki prefecture reporting its first case, public broadcaster NHK said.

BEIJING, Feb 14: More than 1,700 Chinese medical workers have been infected by the new virus that has killed nearly 1,400 people and spread to other parts of Asia and as far as the U.S. and Europe, a senior Chinese official announced Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Nepal has gifted 100,000 protective masks to China to battle the coronavirus.