Oli-Prachanda talks remain inconclusive; both agree to meet again on Monday

Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the ruling party’s executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ held a marathon meeting on Sunday but failed to resolve their... Read more »

Big increase recorded in Amazon fires

Official figures from Brazil have shown a big increase in the number of fires in the Amazon region in July compared with the same month last year, it was... Read more »

Mandatory BCG vaccination linked with slower Covid-19 growth

Adding to the growing evidence that early BCG vaccination may be helpful in taming the Covid-19 spread, scientists now claim that countries with mandatory BCG vaccination until at least... Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi all set to feature on UK currency coin; first non-white man to do so

The United Kingdom is all set to mint a coin to commemorate India’s father of the nation — Mahatma Gandhi. The UK treasury has announced the move on Saturday... Read more »

Brazil’s experts raise alarm as Amazon witnesses 28% more fires in July than a year ago

Brasilia: Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased 28 percent in July from a year ago, a state agency reported Saturday. The National Institute for Space Research, which is responsible... Read more »

US faces threats from foreign adversaries ahead of 3 November presidential polls, warn intel officials

New York: As the 3 November presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries. Intelligence officials confirmed in recent... Read more »

‘Worst job ever I’ve ever had’: In Trumpworld, the grown-ups in the room all left, and got book deals

It was the summer of 2016, and the Republican Party was about to nominate Donald Trump for president. Until then, many party members had aggressively opposed his candidacy. “I... Read more »

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Maguindanao province in southern Philippines on Sunday, authorities said. The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said the quake, which... Read more »

UAE announces operation of 1st Arab nuclear plant

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the start-up operations of its first nuclear power plant in capital Abu Dhabi. The milestone achievement was announced through a tweet by Sheikh... Read more »

Nepal’s controversial new maps claiming Indian territory not to be used or endorsed by UN

The United Nations will not use the ‘new’ map that is being issued by the KP Sharma Oli-led Nepal government. As per the new map that Nepal is reportedly... Read more »