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Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump hailed the decision as a “victory for national security,” but it’s likely to set off a new round of court disputes over anti-terror efforts and religious discrimination.

Bracing for another blockade far away

Bracing for another blockade far away

 It seems Nepal faced two blockades in the past two years with the recent one being the diplomatic crisis in Qatar. Nearly five months long economic blockade on Nepal imposed by India immediately after Nepal promulgated its constitution on September 19, 2015 crippled general life and cost a huge loss to country's economy. India imposed the blockade expressing its displeasure with Nepal's constitution, arguing it was not inclusive of all the communities.

Health security insurance program launched in Bhaktapur

Health security insurance program launched in Bhaktapur

A family of five members signing up for the program by paying Rs 2, 500 in advance annually can claim up to Rs 50,000 worth of medical treatment per year, said executive director of the Social Health Security Development Committee Dr Gunaraj Lohani.

Prime Minister's Agriculture Modernization Project

Tractors for modernizing agriculture

The Paddy Super Zone Implementation Unit Baniyani under the Prime Minister’s Agriculture Modernization Project has extended tractors to the agriculture cooperatives.

Meet the new last word in English: Zyzzyva


Eating a tasty meal with chana dal or doenjang washed down with a gin daisy could well foster a nice feeling of hygge. Just hope you don't find any zyzzyva on your plate.

After toppling Apple in China, Oppo eyes world market


With its army of salespeople and vast network of outlets, a relatively new smartphone maker has exploded in popularity to overtake global giants Apple and Samsung in China's market -- and now it has its eye on the West.

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