It’s the most contagious coronavirus mutant so far in the pandemic, but COVID-19 vaccines still provide strong protection against it. Nearly all hospitalizations and deaths are among the unvaccinated.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: Today is Maha Shivaratri festival, the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Nepal Army has been marking the day as the Army Day. Nepal Army is appreciated for its admirable role in maintaining peace in some of the conflict hotspots of the world. It would be appropriate to highlight the national army's this aspect on the occasion of Army Day today.

8 Fascinating Valentine's Day facts

February 14, 2021 15:02 pm

Every February 14, lovers from around the world exchange chocolates, flowers and lavish gifts to celebrate the most romantic day of the year: Valentine's Day.

It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what’s making you miserable.

Fun Facts about animals

March 10, 2020 10:57 am

Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them.

Caffeine: Myths vs. Facts

February 16, 2020 12:04 pm

While this is true to some extent, caffeine is not addictive like drugs and other indulgences. Consuming it regularly might induce some dependence.

In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 19 as World Toilet Day to raise awareness about the human right to water and sanitation. On this note, let’s have a look at some facts about toilets you might not have known.

Cristiano Ronaldo turns 34 today. Without doubt, Ronaldo is one of the best and influential athletes of all time.

Truth of global warming

December 23, 2018 00:30 am

Climate change seems to freeze our capacity for critical thinking: We are too eager to believe the problem is far worse than science shows

LOS ANGELES, Aug 6: A spokesman for Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom “The Facts of Life,” says the actress has died. She was 92.

Valentine's Day fun facts

February 14, 2018 12:05 pm

Some fun facts on Valentine's Day.

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition, and myth frame our responses. Yes, you read it right- myths frame our responses and that further results in opinion formation. So, it is necessary to clear the myths on time.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Raat Chirnya Bhanu’ produced in association with Lok Drishti Therater and Aarambha Natya Samuha had its final staging at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali on Monday. The play, written and directed by Prabhakar Neupane, was reenacted by theater artists Prakash Sindhuliya, Sakchhi Lamsal, Prem Poudel, Pralhad Kharel and Prabhat Niraula among others while Ramesh Dahal, Chandani Shahi, Basudev Khanal, Radha Shrestha, Manas Raj, Pushparaj Awasthi, Rajan Bhujel, Melina Gurung, Shreya Bhusal, Birendra Khati, and Shriman Neupane could be seen in supporting roles.

Infographics: Sexual abuse facts

November 27, 2017 00:05 am

Sexual abuse facts

Fun facts about China's CPC national congresses

Unfolding the facts

April 21, 2017 10:22 am

Who knew it would be amusing to learn about the number of registered vehicles in the valley or enlightening to find out the exact amount our government has spent on the medical treatments of each political leader, but they are the kind of facts that FACTS Research & Analytics Pvt. Ltd. has been sprinkling our days with for the last four years. Their rigorous effort to share statistics and increase awareness has earned them quite the reputation and followers as well.

‘Facts of Nepal: 2017’ launched

March 16, 2017 08:33 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: Facts Research and Analytics, in collaboration with WeRead, has launched ‘Facts of Nepal: 2017’.

EU to act on facts in airlines ban

February 17, 2017 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has asked the European Union (EU) to lift the ban imposed by the EU on Nepali airlines in European skies.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 29: A research team comprising representatives from Nepal, India and Bangladesh will be taking stock of the water resources' in these three countries.

Infographics: Facts of the week

January 3, 2017 00:05 am

Facts of the week

US President-elect Donald Trump has responded to a slew of US election related sanctions against Russia with a call for the country to “move on” and a conciliatory pledge to meet US spy chiefs he has harshly criticized.

Factbox: Facts about Cuba's Fidel Castro

November 26, 2016 14:15 pm

The following are some facts about former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Get your facts right

October 21, 2016 08:18 am

An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time. In the recent past there have been several outbreaks of various diseases in the country that have turned into an epidemic including diarrhea, cholera, and dengue.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Social Science Baha has said that the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) misinterpreted the facts and alleged the NGO for misappropriation of fund.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Sept 30: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kant Aryal today said the police should not work under political pressure.

With more than 1.3 billion inhabitants, China is by far the most populated country in the world. The population is expected to increase to 1.43 billion by 2050 after the abolishment of one-child policy in December 2015.