KATHMANDU, March 3: The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA) has started the process to bring the ownership of land exceeding the ceiling back to individuals again. For this, the ministry is preparing to amend the Land Act, 2021.

BRUSSELS, Jan 11: Last year was the world's fifth hottest on record, while levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere hit new highs in 2021, European Union scientists said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: A total of 150,962 tourists have visited Nepal in 2021. The number is 34.4 percent less as compared to the tourist arrival data of 2020. Nepal welcomed 230,085 tourists in the year 2020.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) observed high volatility during 2021, with the market observing a large range of fluctuations in its various indices throughout the year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Even as the incidents of press freedom violations declined in the year 2021 as compared to previous years, the hostility to media and journalists did not subside in Nepal. According to a report released by Freedom Forum, a total of 59 incidents of press freedom violation were recorded in 2021, which directly affected 83 media persons.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The year 2021 for the art fraternity was hopeful, compared to the year 2020. After the prohibitory orders imposed to curb COVID-19 were lifted, art galleries in Kathmandu reopened with various exhibitions. Various events such as workshops and open platforms were organized, instigating hope in the Nepali art scenario.

Even as Covid-19 continues to impact livelihoods and economies in Nepal and across south Asia, every new year brings with it hope, challenge and opportunity.

The year 2021 was definitely not as bleak as the previous year in terms of freeing the economy from the claws of the COVID-19 pandemic. Economic activities gathered pace as the spread of the coronavirus slowed down gradually. Signs are positive but the economy could fall into a crisis if corrective measures are not implemented on time

Christmas 2021 is around the corner and we are super excited to celebrate the cheerful festival, enjoy time with family and friends. But for couples it is even more special as we dress our best and mingle and shop around. But is it going to be all hunky dorey for you all? Find out what your tarot prediction says. Here is what an expert has shared on how your relationship will be this X-Mas, as per your zodiac sign.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Various students unions have given continuity to their street protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Various student unions that have launched protests against the recent hike in the prices of petroleum products have picketed the central office of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Kathmandu on Friday.

NOC hikes fuel prices

October 30, 2021 11:50 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has hiked the prices of petroleum products yet again. Issuing a press release on Friday,  the NOC stated that it had not raised fuel prices since August 23, which has led the corporation to face a loss of Rs 2.22 billion in 15 days if the prices are not hiked.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Economists David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens won the 2021 Nobel economics prize on Monday for pioneering "natural experiments" to show real-world economic impacts in areas from minimum wage increases in the U.S. fast-food sector to migration from Castro-era Cuba.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The National Assembly (NA) has endorsed two ordinances related to finance on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The National Assembly passed the Appropriation Bill, 2021 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The National Census, 2021 that was affected due to ongoing COVID-19 has been rescheduled for November 11-25.

MELBOURNE, July 11: Australia reported its first coronavirus-related death of the year on Sunday and a 2021 record 77 new cases of the virus in the state of New South Wales, which is battling an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant.

Arthur Gunn has once again got praises in American Idol 2021 by super star judges — Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie in the 19th edition of American Idol.

DELHI, April 13: Rajasthan Royals’ Sanju Samson struck a blistering century in his first match as captain but was unable to prevent Punjab Kings from recording a four-run victory in a high-scoring Indian Premier League (IPL) thriller at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Delhi Capitals (DC) started their VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 campaign with a 7-wicket victory against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) kicked off their VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 campaign with a 2-wicket win against the Mumbai Indians (MI) on Friday at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

NEW DELHI, March 24: India reported 275 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, the most this year, as a second surge in cases fills up hospital beds in big states such as Maharashtra.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepal Army's warrant officer second class Krishna Bahadur Basnet has won the title of the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Sixth Open Marathon, 2021. He completed the 42.195-km full marathon in 2 hours 21 minutes and 59 seconds.

Chances are at some time in your life, you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are seven tips to help you get started.

"Cobra Kai" season three is set to start streaming on Netflix from January 1, 2021. The third season of the series, based on Robert Mark Kamen''s iconic "Karate Kid" movie franchise, was initially set to start streaming on January 8, but on Friday actor William Zabka’s Johnny Lawrence unveiled the new premiere date via video shared on Netflix''s "Cobra Kai" page.

Bull or bear in 2021?

December 17, 2020 08:35 am

What can we expect in 2021? On the positive side, the year will follow a similar script as 2020, with generous monetary and fiscal policies justifying further optimism for equities.

The award, which was earlier set to be held in February 2021, has been shifted to April 2021. The 93rd edition of the Oscars is set for April 25 next year.