President, PM congratulate Nepali football team for historic achievement in SAFF – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/sports/president-pm-congratulate-nepali-football-team-for-historic-achievement-in-saff KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 14 President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have congratulated the Nepali soccer team on its success to secure its place on the final of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Championship, scripting the history. The Head-of-the-State congratulated the Nepali footballers, team coach and office bearers for the historic… Continue reading President, PM congratulate Nepali football team for historic achievement in SAFF – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Active caseload drops to 13853 from 14267 a day before – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/active-caseload-drops-to-13853-from-14267-a-day-before KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 14 Nepal’s coronavirus caseload reached 804,276 on Thursday with 398 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, the total coronavirus recoveries stand at 779,154 with 804 discharges logged today. On the other hand, the countrywide Covid-19 mortality toll increased to 11,269 with eight more fatalities. As… Continue reading Active caseload drops to 13853 from 14267 a day before – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/world/japan-dissolves-parliament-setting-stage-for-general-election TOKYO, OCTOBER 14 Japan dissolved its parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for an election at the end of the month that will pit new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida against unpopular opposition in a battle over who can better fix the pandemic-battered economy. Kishida enjoys reasonable public support 11 days into the job, polls… Continue reading Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Medvedev sent packing in fourth round of Indian Wells – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/sports/medvedev-sent-packing-in-fourth-round-of-indian-wells Daniil Medvedev was knocked out in the fourth round of Indian Wells by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as the world number two’s near-flawless start turned nightmarish in a 4-6 6-4 6-3 defeat. Medvedev broke Dimitrov’s serve to open the match, easing through a near-perfect first set in which he won all but four… Continue reading Medvedev sent packing in fourth round of Indian Wells – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

World Championship bronze medallist Tirop found stabbed to death – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/sports/world-championship-bronze-medallist-tirop-found-stabbed-to-death OCTOBER 14 Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-times World Championship bronze medallist, was found stabbed to death at her home, Athletics Kenya said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old represented Kenya in the 5,000m event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the finals. “Tirop was found dead at their home in Iten after… Continue reading World Championship bronze medallist Tirop found stabbed to death – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

WHO says it may be ‘last chance’ to find COVID origins – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/world/who-says-it-may-be-last-chance-to-find-covid-origins GENEVA, OCTOBER 14 The World Health Organization said on Wednesday its newly formed advisory group on dangerous pathogens may be “our last chance” to determine the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and urged China to provide data from early cases. The first human cases of COVID-19 were reported in the central Chinese city of… Continue reading WHO says it may be ‘last chance’ to find COVID origins – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Maha Nawami being observed today – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/maha-nawami-being-observed-today KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 14 ‘Maha Nawami’ festival is being observed with with joy and great enthusiasm all over the country, worshipping Goddess Durga and making offerings, today. This day is marked on the ninth day of the waxing moon in the month of Asoj as per lunar calendar. Special worship is performed to Goddess Durga… Continue reading Maha Nawami being observed today – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

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