KATHMANDU, August 10: When the National Examinations Board (NEB) postponed the Grade 12 examination without giving any alternative, a great confusion has arisen as to what will happen to the future of around 375,000 students. Education analysts say that the postponement of the examinations without any alternative has shown that the board has not prepared for the examination. The board had designated 4,335 examination centers for 375,000 students. The examination was scheduled to be conducted from August 15 to 21. That is, the board had stated that all the centers were home centers. The heads of the centers were instructed to use masks, sanitizers and maintain social distance while conducting the exams.
Amid concerns raised from various quarters, the CCMC has decided to restrict cross-border movement of foreign nationals from all land entry points with India and those coming to Nepal via air route will also have to stay in quarantine for 14 days. The CCMC has also recommended enforcing lockdown if any urban district has already witnessed 500 cases of COVID-19 and hilly districts more than 200 cases.
TORONTO/TOKYO, March 23: Canada and Australia said they would not be sending athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the Games went ahead as scheduled this year as pressure on organisers to postpone because of the coronavirus pandemic reached fever pitch on Monday.
BEIJING, Nov 13 : China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: In a dramatic turn of events Tuesday, ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) decided to quit the government and then immediately changed its mind, citing secret information that the prime minister was trying to postpone the upcoming elections.