Pakistan Wants Regional Peace And Stability

Kathmandu,Feb 6: Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal Dr Mazhar Javed said that Pakistan wants peace and stability in the region. Attended by large segments of Nepalese society including parliamentarians, think thanks, intellectuals, Academicians, media persons and civil society, ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal Dr Javed drew attention on historical perspective of Jammu and Kashmir dispute. He emphasized dire need for the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute as per wishes and the UN resolutions. This he said is...

Earthquake Of 5.6 Magnitude Rocks Afghanistan, Tremors Felt In New Delhi

New Delhi,Feb 03:An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude rocked Afghanistan-Pakistan border on Saturday evening sending tremors as far New Delhi and its adjoining areas. No report of any damage to life and property has been received so far. According to USGS, the earthquake was epicenters in Jarm, Afghanistan about 211 km below the earth surface. According to Indian Express, In the Indian capital region the quake was big enough for Metro services to be suspended and alarm bells to go...

Experts seek strengthened sexual and reproductive services in Southeast Asia

Kathmandu, January 21 An expert group has called for strengthening and expanding sexual and reproductive health services in member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region, to reduce deaths of mothers and babies. The World Health Organization says the death rates continue to be at unacceptable levels in these countries despite recent substantial declines. The South-East Asia region includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Timor-Leste. “We must focus on neglected...

I Have Always Followed My Heart

Kathmandu,Jan 21:His films may be one of the most money minting releases, but when it comes to choosing a story, Aamir Khan follows his heart and the business aspect does not come into consideration. The 53-year-old superstar, who made some unusual choices in his close to three-decade-long career, made experimental cinema mainstream by giving hits like Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots, Dangal and Secret Superstar. “As a creative person, I have...

US: Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million In Midwest And Northeast

By Kate Taylor and Julie Bosman Washington,Jan 20:A major winter storm was on a path Friday to wallop as many as 80 million people in the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend with a punishing mix of heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures. In Kansas, officials dispensed warnings to ranchers about how to keep their horses from freezing to death. Small towns notified residents that their plows might not keep up with the rapid snowfall, leaving streets impassable....

ASEAN set to develop cultural tourism

HANOI, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — During a two-day meeting of national tourism organizations of Southeast Asian countries which concluded on Tuesday in Vietnam’s northern Quang Ninh province, its delegates adopted reports on investing in tourism, developing tourism products, including cultural tourism and gastronomy tourism, and protecting heritages. During the 49th meeting of national tourism organizations of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, under the chairmanship of Vietnam and...

6.8-magnitude quake hits 115km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted 115km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu at 18:06:34 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 13.422 degrees south latitude and 166.594 degrees east longitude.

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

AP Washington, Jan 16 This 2016 photo provided by NASA shows the Getz Ice Shelf from 2016’s Operation Icebridge in Antarctica. According to a new study published Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s. (Jeremy Harbeck/NASA via AP) Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows. Scientists used aerial photographs,...

British PM May faces no-confidence vote after crushing rejection of Brexit plan

AP London, Jan 16 British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the House of Commons’ vote — 432 votes against the government and 202 in support — was devastating for May’s fragile leadership. It followed more than two years of political upheaval in which May...

Polish Mayor Stabbed At Charity Event

Kathmandu,Jan 14: The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has been seriously injured after being stabbed on stage at the country’s biggest charity event, officials say. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, had to be resuscitated at the scene and was taken to hospital in a critical condition. The 27-year-old suspect, who has a criminal record, has been detained. He reportedly shouted that he had been wrongfully imprisoned under the previous government, led by the mayor’s former party. What do we...

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