ROME, Nov 12: Italy, one of the European countries hit hardest by COVID-19, surpassed the one-million infections mark on Wednesday, leap-frogging Mexico to become one of the top 10 worst-affected countries globally, according to a Reuters tally.

ISTANBUL, Nov 3: The death toll from Friday’s earthquake in the Aegean Sea has reached 100, with Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announcing that 98 people had died in the western Turkish city of Izmir.

LONDON, Oct 31: The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 100,000 new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted a day earlier, according to a Reuters tally.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Although the government has been reiterating its promise on adequate supply of chemical fertilizers during the rice transplantation season, the farmers this year too are likely to suffer from the perennial problem.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Qatar Airways has announced 100,000 complimentary tickets for frontline healthcare workers battling COVID-19, marking the International Nurses Day 2020.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, April 3: About 100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand since it began a lockdown last week were starting to fly to their home countries Friday.

Social activist Bhumika Shrestha is listed in 100 Most Influential People In Global Policy 2019 alongside Hollywood actor Emma Watson and the former first lady of United States Michelle Obama.