609 recover as 326 new Covid-19 cases surface; four deaths reported – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/609-recover-as-326-new-covid-19-cases-surface-four-deaths-reported KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 13 Nepal’s coronavirus caseload reached 803,878 on Wednesday with 326 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 778,350 with 609 discharges logged today. On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 11,261 with four more fatalities. As… Continue reading 609 recover as 326 new Covid-19 cases surface; four deaths reported – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures on its platforms – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/environment/facebook-to-change-rules-on-attacking-public-figures-on-its-platforms Facebook will now count activists and journalists as “involuntary” public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety chief said in an interview this week. The social media company, which allows more critical commentary of public figures than of private individuals, says it is changing its… Continue reading Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures on its platforms – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Man Utd winger Elanga racially abused while playing for Sweden U-21s – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/sports/man-utd-winger-elanga-racially-abused-while-playing-for-sweden-u-21s Manchester United winger Anthony Elanga was the subject of alleged racist abuse by the opposition while playing for the Sweden Under-21 side against Italy this week, the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) said on Wednesday. The two teams played out a 1-1 draw in a European qualifier in Monza on Tuesday, with Elanga, who was… Continue reading Man Utd winger Elanga racially abused while playing for Sweden U-21s – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

India resumes vaccine exports as domestic stocks build up: officials – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/world/india-resumes-vaccine-exports-as-domestic-stocks-build-up-officials NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 13 India has resumed a small amount of exports of COVID-19 vaccines and will increase exports significantly in the next few months as domestic stocks build up and most of its own large population is inoculated, officials said on Wednesday. One million shots of Covaxin produced by Indian company Bharat Biotech… Continue reading India resumes vaccine exports as domestic stocks build up: officials – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

President Bhandari offers worships at different shrines of goddess – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/president-bhandari-offers-worships-at-different-shrines-of-goddess KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 13 President Bidya Devi Bhandari has visited different shrines in Kathmandu and offered worships to the goddesses on the occasion of Mahaastami (the eighth day of the Bada Dashain) on Wednesday. On the occasion, President Bhandari had extended Dashain greetings and best wishes to the priests and general public present at temples… Continue reading President Bhandari offers worships at different shrines of goddess – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Mugu bus accident: Province Chief and Chief Minister express grief – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/mugu-bus-accident-province-chief-and-chief-minister-express-grief Thirty two people died and 13 others were injured in the accident. KARNALI, OCTOBER 13 Karnali Province Chief Govinda Prasad Kalauni and Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi have expressed grief over the bus accident occurred in Mugu district on Tuesday. Issuing separate condolence messages, they have expressed sympathies to the members of the bereaved… Continue reading Mugu bus accident: Province Chief and Chief Minister express grief – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

S.Korea’s ‘Squid Game’ is Netflix’s biggest original show debut – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/entertainment/skoreas-squid-game-is-netflixs-biggest-original-show-debut SEOUL, OCTOBER 13 Hit South Korean show “Squid Game” has officially become Netflix’s biggest original series launch, the streaming service said on Wednesday. The nine-part thriller, in which cash-strapped contestants play childhood games with deadly consequences in a bid to win 45.6 billion won ($38 million), has become a worldwide sensation for Netflix since… Continue reading S.Korea’s ‘Squid Game’ is Netflix’s biggest original show debut – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Maha-astami being marked today with jubilation – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/maha-astami-marked-today-with-jubilation KATHMANDU: Devotees all over the country are marking the eighth day of Dashain festival today. Durga, the goddess believed to be the symbol of strength and protection of good against evil is worshipped with much reverence, during Dashain. On the eighth day, also known as Maha-Ashtami, devotees also worship the three principal goddesses in… Continue reading Maha-astami being marked today with jubilation – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

NHRC calls for impartial investigation into Motipur incident – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/nhrc-calls-for-impartial-investigation-into-motipur-incident KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 12 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the government to carry out an impartial investigation into the Rupandehi incident, to bring the culprits to book and to provide free medical treatment to those injured in the incident. The constitutional body has demanded a fair investigation into the incident that… Continue reading NHRC calls for impartial investigation into Motipur incident – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

20 feared dead in Mugu bus accident – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/20-feared-dead-in-mugu-bus-accident KARNALI, OCTOBER 12 A passenger bus accident at Pinatapane Khola in Chhayanath Rara Municipality-7 of Mugu district’s is estimated to have killed up to 20 persons. The bus (Bhe 1 Kha 3167) was heading towards the Mugu district headquarters from Nepalgunj when it met the accident at around 1 pm today, the Province Police… Continue reading 20 feared dead in Mugu bus accident – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper