KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Senior leader of NCP, Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said the world would be peaceful once the powerful countries work for peace.

Think global, act local

July 21, 2019 08:38 am

All problems are global but their solutions are local. Believe it or not, most of the problems we are facing today are caused by various phenomena for which we are responsible including haphazard use of insecticides that is very hazardous to public health. It becomes more concerning when vegetables that enter our kitchen on a daily basis are infested with insecticides that pose serious challenge to our physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

GENEVA, July 18: The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people.

Why economics must go digital

June 11, 2019 01:00 am

As several recent reports have pointed out, the digital economy poses a problem for competition policy

Press and freedom

May 10, 2019 09:34 am

As we celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Nepal’s position in the World Press Freedom Index – an assessment of the entire eco-system in which journalists operate – remained unchanged at 106 out of a total of 180 countries.

UNITED NATIONS, April 23: The head for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity pledged Monday "a wide open door" for input form the indigenous community in the next global policy for biodiversity.

GENEVA, April 3: The World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday stressed the urgency of resolving trade tensions and meeting challenges facing the global economy.

BEIJING, Jan 7:  Huawei Technologies Ltd. unveiled a processor chip Monday for data centers and cloud computing in a bid by the biggest global maker of telecom equipment to expand into new markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.

Infographics: Partnership for goals

October 8, 2018 00:05 am

Partnership for goals

Oct 3: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 3, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

GENEVA, July 26: Speaking at a press conference in Geneva, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo specifically focused on the ongoing trade war between the US and China, which he warned may finally ride roughshod over the world economy.

Killing global recovery

July 23, 2018 00:30 am

In addition to launching a trade war, Trump is also actively undermining global economic order US created after World War II

KATHMANDU, July 22: The third edition of Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (GEB) has been organized in Jakarta targeting the youth entrepreneur across the globe.

Global economy’s uncertain future

July 18, 2018 00:30 am

As long as China and the US are doing fine, the global economy can be expected to sustain annual output growth of around 3.4 percent

July 7: Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models and sea levels may rise six metres or more even if the world meets the 2°C target, according to an international team of researchers from 17 countries.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal’s marquee cricket event Everest Premier League (EPL) Pvt. Ltd. has join hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in a partnership for the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal.

Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane roared back into form after a fine display for Montreal Tigers against the Vancouver Knights in the Global T20 Canada tournament on Monday.

LONDON, June 26: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, June 24: The world is facing a currency war and the only hedge against the crash of the US dollar is real gold, a precious metal analyst has told. Holding physical gold is definitely the best hedge against a crash of any paper currency, and therefore also against a crash of the USD.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Two 12-year-old Nepali boys, Girish Maskey and Anmesh Rayamajhi, have become part of a global ecological initiative, through their participation in the Gazprom Football for Friendship (F4F) program scheduled to be held in Moscow from June 8 to 15.

Managing China’s global risks

June 5, 2018 00:30 am

China must address the “gray rhino” strategic risks arising from the intensifying Sino-American geopolitical rivalry

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal teen sensation Sandeep Lamichhane’s next stint will be in Toronto, Canada after the leg-spinner was picked by the Montreal Tigers franchise in Round 6 of the players draft held on Sunday to feature in Global T20 Canada. It is a Twenty20 cricket tournament in Canada with first edition of the tournament scheduled to be held from 28 June to 15 July.

A global tang on Italia’s pride

May 30, 2018 11:42 am

KATHMANDU, May 30: If you love to eat pizza and pasta then International Pizza and Pasta festival that began on May 23 at Garden Terrace restaurant, Soaltee Hotel, Kathmandu is the place to be at.

Do children cause global warming?

May 27, 2018 00:30 am

One extra child means perhaps 90 years of CO2 emissions, which at worst would remain at around today’s level of about 15 tons per person annually

Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance (APPDSA) organized a two-day conference on the topic of ‘Smart and Green Cities Equipping Youth Social Enterprise to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals’ at Tripureshwar in Kathmandu on May 14 and 15. APPDSA was formed under initiation of a forum of 300 young leaders of Asia and the Pacific and other participants at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) in Bangkok on 28 October 2014, including representatives of governments and the private sectors, for lively debates and discussion on many challenges in clusters concerning the environment, health service, disaster, culture of peace and youth entrepreneurship.

WASHINGTON, May 15: President Donald Trump’s prospects for brokering the Mideast peace “deal of the century” plunged ever deeper as the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem opened amid bloodshed in Gaza. The day fueled global concern that U.S. policies are tipping the broader Middle East into deeper, intractable conflict.

Global opinion divided on self-driving cars

KATHMANDU, April 12: TCL Air-con, the Chinese air conditioner brand, has appointed footballer Neymar Jr as its global brand ambassador.

WASHINGTON, Mar 11: Things had been going along so nicely.

BEIJING Mar 9: The world can only benefit as China marches toward "irresistible" national rejuvenation and assumes greater global leadership under President Xi Jinping, China's top diplomat said Thursday as he sought to dismiss concerns about China's rise while also underscoring its inevitability.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when wildlife conservationists worldwide are expressing serious concerns over the declining habitats of tiger population, Nepal's Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been lauded for its exemplary efforts in conservation of the big cats.

Film City to attract global filmmakers

February 18, 2018 12:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Former Minister for  Information and Communication, Mohan Bahadur Basnet along with President of Nepal Film Development Board Nikita Paudel laid the foundaton stone for Film City to be soon built in Dolakha. The Film City, said to be built with international standards, is being constructed at 3,300 meters above the sea level in Dangdungey Danda of Dolkha.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The UK-based Global Policy Forum has announced to extend support for quality education under the federal structure in Nepal.

Global IME opens contact office in UK

January 23, 2018 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Global IME Bank has inaugurated its contact office at Aldershot, Hampshire, of the United Kingdom on Sunday. The Governor of Nepal Rastra bank, Chiranjibi Nepal, formally inaugurated the contact office in the UK, according to a statement issued by the bank on Monday.

KAPILVASTU,Jan 21: As many as 430 Buddhists, who came here from South Korea, paid visit to the Buddha's land at ancient Kapilvastu and offered collective prayers for the global peace.

Global warming and hunger

January 21, 2018 00:19 am

Relying on climate policies to fight hunger is doomed. Any realistic carbon cuts will be expensive and have virtually no impact on climate

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The Global Youth Peace Conference-2018, organized with the objective of deliberating on the common issues of the youth throughout the world, kicked off in the capital on Saturday.

Global compact on migration

January 13, 2018 00:25 am

We must aim for a world in which we can celebrate migration’s contributions to prosperity, development and international unity

Global IME Bank to launch 'Bancassurance'

December 13, 2017 08:27 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Global IME Bank has made an agreement on Tuesday with MetLife Insurance to provide its depositors and borrowers with life insurance. Issuing a statement, Global IME said that the joint program has been given the tagline of 'Bancassurance'.

TATA Motors organizes Global Service Camp

November 22, 2017 15:03 pm

KATHMANDU, November 21: Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., the sole distributor of TATA Motors, is organizing the Global Service Camp (GSC) from 21st-23rd November 2017.

Tata Motors organizes Global Service Camp

November 22, 2017 08:47 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: A three-day Global Service Camp, an event of Tata Motors Ltd, kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd, the sole distributor of Tata Motors for Nepal, is organizing the event at Sipradi Service Center. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, Sipradi Trading said that CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors Ltd, Guenter inaugurated the service camp. This is the first visit to Nepal by Tata Motors CEO and Managing Director in Tata's 35 years of operations in Nepal, according to the statement. On the occasion, Tata Motors also launched its latest offering -- ATA Magna Bus -- and also organized free eye camp and health check up as well as traffic and AIDS awareness. This is the second time that Tata Motors is conducting Global Service Camp in Nepal, according to the company.

Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

November 21, 2017 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Entrepreneurship is enterprising. Someone who manages a business speculating the accompanying risks, and receives either the resulting rewards or red ink accordingly is an entrepreneur. Channelizing the youth into entrepreneurship can be a sustainable approach of development for Nepal. With this realization, many enthusiastic Nepalis have been organizing different events on entrepreneurship.

BONN, (Germany), Nov 15: It has been a decade since the scientists first warned that the climate change would have a negative impact on the human world if the temperature soared above 1.5 degree Celsius by the 21st century.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nepali youth Abhi Bastakoti, 17, has been shortlisted in world-famous Battle of the BeatMaker musical competition in Toronto, Canada.

GENEVA, Nov 4: The biggest-ever football competition for 223 national teams, peaking with a series of eight-team knockout tournaments in June of every odd-numbered year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepal's permanent representative for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ambika Luitel has highlighted the need to implement appropriate programmes to mitigate the adverse effects of global warming on Nepal's Himalayas.

Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even US President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Global warming is hurting people’s health a bit more than previously thought, but there’s hope that the Earth — and populations — can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said.

Infographics: Global conflicts

October 31, 2017 00:05 am

Global conflicts

Global hunger index reveals that hunger gnaws India