KATHMANDU, May 18: The prices of essential vegetables have spiked and a few of them have doubled over the last one month, according to a comparative analysis of retail prices at Kalimati vegetable market.
With an annual inflation rate now projected to be 10,00,000%, Venezuela is experiencing extreme ‘hyperinflation’. India, in comparison, has an annual inflation rate (CPI) of just 4.87%, which means prices double every 14.6 years.
KAZAN, June 30: Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in four minutes to send a youthful France charging into the World Cup quarter-finals with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina on Saturday that sent Lionel Messi’s team home.
SOCHI, June 18: A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win in their opening Group G game on Monday.
RAJBIRAJ, June 9: According to District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Saptari, the volume of mango production will finally increase this year after a continuing slowdown for five years. Officials speculate that should the weather remain consistent, the production will double this year as compared to the last fiscal year. Saptari, which is considered to be the 'mango capital of Nepal', had produced 61,700 tons of mango in the Fiscal Year 2011/12. But after that, the district has hardly produced a third of the quantity.
The government has also allocated budget to bring agro programs that could attract youth to agriculture. At the same time, continuity has been given to the program of providing subsidy to farmers based on production.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa lashed out at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli saying that he blatantly surrendered to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during his recent two-day state visit to Nepal.
KABUL, April 30: A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, the Afghan police said.
MADRID, Feb 15: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 on Wednesday, with the holders roaring back to life in the Champions League last-16 first leg tie after a dismal domestic campaign.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has ended the first league round of the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Volleyball Double League Tournament with two victories on Saturday.
BARCELONA, Jan 12: Lionel Messi scored twice as King’s Cup holders Barcelona moved comfortably into the quarter-finals by thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Nou Camp in their last 16 second leg game on Thursday.
PYUTHAN, Nov 20: Khopiram Dhedi of Tiram in Mandavi Rural Municipality-1 of Pyuthan returned home 25 years ago losing both his legs in an electric shock. The double amputee has now become an exemplary beekeeper in the entire district.
BEIJING, Oct 25: China will not set a target to double gross domestic product (GDP) from 2021, a senior Communist Party official said on Thursday, as top leaders pledge to focus on better quality economic growth in the long term.
RATNAGAR, July 29: Nepal's aim to double the existing number of tigers by 2022 is in the way of reality as its number has increased to 198 from 120 just within three years since the plan was made. The number of tigers may go higher as the count was carried out in 2013.
KATHMANDU, June 28: During the second constituent assembly elections held in 2013, the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal did everything it could to disrupt the elections. The rebel party bombed a truck plying the Mugling-Narayanghat road, attacked poll officers and threatened voters going to polling stations. When all this failed to disrupt the election, it attacked the security forces and poll officers and seized ballot boxes.
The eighth amendment of the Education Act (2016) bars public school teachers from holding executive posts in political parties. The goal was to ensure that these teachers were not involved in active politics while they should have been teaching.
Lionel Messi’s double strike helped Barcelona scrape a 3-2 victory over Real Sociedad on Saturday to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid, who needed a brace from Isco to beat Sporting Gijon by the same scoreline.
MUNICH, April 13: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions when he struck twice as holders Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
TURIN, April 12: Argentina forward Paulo Dybala scored a delightful first-half double to eclipse his illustrious compatriot Lionel Messi as Juventus recorded a stunning 3-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Bayern Munich outclassed Borussia Dortmund 4-1 on Saturday with top scorer Robert Lewandowski netting twice to protect their 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga, as they charge towards a record-extending fifth straight league title.
A medical doctor and epidemiologist (MD-PhD) by training, Dr Carlos Dora, has a distinguished career in public health and environmental issues. At the World Health Organization (WHO), he is the coordinator of the unit ‘Interventions for Healthy Environments’ which is a part of the Department of Public Health and Environment.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal number one shuttler Ratna Jit Tamang has completed double hat-trick of Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badmintion title on Thursday after he secured top finish in the men's singles event at APF's court, Halchowk.