Nepal | July 20, 2019

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  • Sports

    England’s Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year award

    WELLINGTON: After ripping the heart out of New Zealand's bleary-eyed cricket fans on Sunday with a man-of-the-match performance in the Cricket World Cup final, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has now been nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award. The 28-year-old Stokes was born in New Zea...

  • Education

    Govt bars pupils from pursuing non-academic courses abroad

    Kathmandu, June 12 Nepali students, who wish to pursue non-academic courses, like vocational education or language courses in countries such as Australia and Japan, will not be allowed to do so from now onwards, thanks to the government’s radical move aimed at curtailing the rights of high scho...

  • Lifestyle

    The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may follow

    WASHINGTON: The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday announced that June averaged 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius), about 1.7 degrees (0.9 Celsius) warmer than the 20th century ave...

  • Business

    Nepal Rastra Bank

    Country records BoP deficit of Rs 90.83 bn

    Kathmandu, July 19 The outflow of money from the country surpassed the inflow by Rs 90.83 billion in the first 11 months of fiscal year 2018-19 owing to the ballooning trade deficit, which widened by 17.2 per cent in the given period. The ‘Current macroeconomic and financial situation of Nep...

  • Opinion

    Big merger: Why now?

    Due to M&A, the market share of some banks could increase dramatically, and hence the increased bargaining power of the banks could lead to collusions, cartellings and unhealthy practices in core lending rates The Nepali financial system, particularly the banking sector, has seen frequent polic...

  • Entertainment

    Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con with ‘Top Gun’ sequel trailer

    SAN DIEGO: Tom Cruise has made an unexpected flyby at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the first trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick.” The audience in the 8,000 seat room went wild for Cruise Thursday afternoon. He closed out what had been billed only as a panel for “Terminator: Dark Fate.” Cru...