Nepal | February 20, 2020

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  • Oddities

    Nepal’s next census to count LGBT+ people for the first time

    KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI: Nepal will count LGBT+ people for the first time in its next census, a move that campaigners on Monday said could help sexual minorities gain better access to education and health schemes. The census - scheduled for June 2021 - will help end stigma and challenges that LGB...

  • Sports

    Champions League, RB Leipzig

    Werner penalty gives slick Leipzig win at Spurs

    LONDON: RB Leipzig marked their first appearance in the Champions League knockout round with a deserved 1-0 victory at last season's runners-up Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday as their impressive campaign continued. Timo Werner's 58th-minute penalty after a foul by Ben Davies on Konrad Laimer ...

  • Science & Technology

    Neanderthals

    Did Neanderthals bury their dead with flowers? Iraq cave yields new clues

    WASHINGTON: A Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave already famous for fossils of these extinct cousins of our species is providing fresh evidence that they buried their dead - and intriguing clues that flowers may have been used in such rituals. Scientists said on Tuesday they had ...

  • Entertainment

    In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

    BURBANK, CALIFORNIA: Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb 25 and runs through early April, with US dates expected to follow. "Now is just the right time," s...

  • News Archives

    New virus has infected more than 69,000 people globally

    BEIJING: A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 69,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures reported by each government’s health autho...

  • Business

    Importers fined Rs 3.3 million

    Kathmandu, February 18 The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection (DoCSCP) has collected a total of Rs 3.3 million in penalty from the distributors of fake Garima paddy seeds. However, a probe committee formed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) h...