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Police claim to kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Police claim to kill 2 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR, INDIAN-CONTROLLED KASHMIR: DEC. 1 – Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir Wednesday claimed it killed two militants in a gunfight in the restive region. The gunfights broke out in the Qasb...
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रुसले युक्रेनमाथि गम्भीर आरोप लगायो

रुसले युक्रेनमाथि गम्भीर आरोप लगायो

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – JANUARY 28, 2021: Russia's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova gives a briefing on the current issues of the Russian foreign policy and international relations. Russian M...
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Global airlines prepare for Omicron-induced volatility

Global airlines prepare for Omicron-induced volatility

Omicron's impact will vary by country and region due to the diverse nature of global airlines as well as their business models. Airlines are bracing for a fresh round of volatility due to the Omic...
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India sets new rules for international arrivals amid looming threat of Omicron variant

India sets new rules for international arrivals amid looming threat of Omicron variant

A foreign traveller at an airport in India. (Photo: Representative Image/PTI)                 more NEW DELHI: With the threat of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 looming large, India’s ne...
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Brazil reports first cases of Omicron variant

Brazil reports first cases of Omicron variant

RIO DE JANEIRO: DEC. 1 – Brazil became on Tuesday the first Latin American country to report cases of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus. According to the Brazilian Health Regulatory Age...
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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo for helping brother in scandal

CNN indefinitely suspended anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to face charges of sexual harassment earlier this ...
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Blanket travel bans will not prevent int'l spread of Omicron variant: WHO

Blanket travel bans will not prevent int'l spread of Omicron variant: WHO

GENEVA, Dec 1: The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that blanket travel bans will not prevent the international spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, even as dozens of countries ...
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Three students shot dead, eight wounded at Michigan high school

Three students shot dead, eight wounded at Michigan high school

Parents walk away with their kids from the Meijer's parking lot where many students gathered following an active shooter situation at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan. (Photo: Reuters)     ...
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Xiaomi Redmi and Mi smartphones could get MIUI 13 update: Report

Xiaomi Redmi and Mi smartphones could get MIUI 13 update: Report

MIUI 13 is expected to be released on December 16, and Xiaomiui has leaked a list of devices that may receive the new MIUI software upgrade. According to the quoted source, MIUI 13 might be introdu...
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Worsening of Russia-West relations

Worsening of Russia-West relations

NATO’s intervention in Kosovo is seen as one of the worst US foreign policy blunders. After the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on December 26, 1991, the economies of...
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US calls for greater cooperation with its allies to counter Chinese threat in Indo-Pacific region

US calls for greater cooperation with its allies to counter Chinese threat in Indo-Pacific region

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. (File photo/ANI)                 more WASHINGTON: In a bid to promote peace in the Indo-Pacific region, the US on Monday (local time) called for addit...
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No Omicron cases reported on Chinese mainland so far

No Omicron cases reported on Chinese mainland so far

BEIJING: NOV. 30 – The Chinese mainland has not detected Omicron COVID-19 variant cases so far, a health official said on Tuesday. By Tuesday, Omicron variant cases have been reported in countries...
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Moderna CEO says vaccines likely less effective against Omicron

Moderna CEO says vaccines likely less effective against Omicron

Vaccine resistance could lead to more sickness and hospitalisations and prolong the pandemic, and his comments triggered selling in growth-exposed assets like oil, stocks and the Australian dollar....
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Sri Lanka tourism is back again; opens doors for international visitors

Sri Lanka tourism is back again; opens doors for international visitors

Sri Lankan Airlines. (File photo for Representation)                 more COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has steadily started greeting international visitors as the Covid-19 gradually subsides in the ...
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Delhi chief minister urges India’s immediate ban on flights from Omicron variant affected areas

Delhi chief minister urges India’s immediate ban on flights from Omicron variant affected areas

NEW DELHI: NOV. 30 – Chief Minister of the Indian capital city Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the federal government of India to immediately ban international flights from countries affected by t...
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At least 20 injured after 30 vehicles pile up in Pakistan due to dense fog

At least 20 injured after 30 vehicles pile up in Pakistan due to dense fog

ISLAMABAD: NOV. 30 – At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday morning after 30 vehicles piled up due to dense fog at three different locations in Pakistan, police said. An official from the patr...
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Chinese increased military assertion across Taiwan Strait presents US’s Suez Canal moment

Chinese increased military assertion across Taiwan Strait presents US’s Suez Canal moment

Image for Representation. (File photo/Reuters)                 more BEIJING: China’s increased military assertion across Taiwan Strait will challenge US strategic interest in the Indo-Paci...
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Barbados youngest republic after bidding goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

Barbados youngest republic after bidding goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history. Several leaders and digni...
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WHO special session seeking "pandemic treaty" amid Omicron concerns

WHO special session seeking "pandemic treaty" amid Omicron concerns

Photo taken on March 30, 2021 shows an exterior view of the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (Xinhua/Chen Junxia) COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated fundament...
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US blacklists Chinese firms as ‘military end-users’

US blacklists Chinese firms as ‘military end-users’

Image for representation                 more HONGKONG: The US government has put several Chinese, Russian and Pakistani companies on a trade blacklist and included them in the “military e...
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Australian border reopening delayed amid Omicron concerns

Australian border reopening delayed amid Omicron concerns

CANBERRA: NOV. 29 – The Australian government has delayed the reopening of the country’s borders amid concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Mond...
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Over 2,000 people protest against COVID-19 measures in Prague : Reports

Over 2,000 people protest against COVID-19 measures in Prague : Reports

More than 2,000 people took to the streets in the Czech capital on Sunday, protesting against fresh coronavirus restrictions, Czech TV reports. The demonstrators, mostly young people under the age...
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Botswana confirms 19 cases of Omicron variant

Botswana confirms 19 cases of Omicron variant

GABORONE: NOV. 29 – Botswana has so far confirmed a total of 19 cases of the newly-discovered Omicron variant of COVID-19, a health official said Sunday evening. Health Minister Edwin Dikoloti sai...
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Japan to bar foreign arrivals over COVID-19 variant: PM Kishida

Japan to bar foreign arrivals over COVID-19 variant: PM Kishida

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ( File: photo/Twitter)                 more TOKYO: Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday said that the easing of entry rules for foreigners i...
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Omicron poses "very high" global risk, countries must prepare: WHO

Omicron poses "very high" global risk, countries must prepare: WHO

The UN agency, in technical advice to its 194 member states, urged them to accelerate vaccination of high-priority groups and to "ensure mitigation plans are in place" to maintain essential health ...
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Interfaith love a risk amid India’s Hindu nationalist surge

Interfaith love a risk amid India’s Hindu nationalist surge

Arbaz Mullah’s love story began, as romances often do, when he first laid eyes on the woman of his dreams, Shweta Kumbhar. Over nearly three years, their courtship in many ways resembled that of a...
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Omicron variant has ‘very mild symptoms': S.African medics

Omicron variant has ‘very mild symptoms': S.African medics

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain among patients said on Sunday that symptoms of the Omicron variant were so far mild a...
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Omicron has yet to be detected in an Indian male who returned from South Africa

Omicron has yet to be detected in an Indian male who returned from South Africa

NEW DELHI: NOV. 29 – A 32-year-old Indian citizen who came in Mumbai through Delhi from South Africa tested positive for COVID-19, according to media reports on Monday. However, it is unknown if h...
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Xi’s backward odyssey

Xi’s backward odyssey

Most authoritarian regimes are in fact consumed by their leaders’ fear of losing power. Momentous changes are casting a long shadow on China. The country’s political system will soon undergo a pro...
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Chinese President Xi consolidates power after Sixth Plenum

Chinese President Xi consolidates power after Sixth Plenum

Chinese President Xi Jinping. (File photo)                 more BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has further consolidated his power after the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) recently ...
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Australia missing campers: Pilot accused of murders remanded in custody

Australia missing campers: Pilot accused of murders remanded in custody

AGENCY: NOV. 28 – A commercial airline pilot has been accused of murdering two elderly campers who went missing in Australia 20 months ago. Greg Lynn, 55, was arrested on Monday night after police ...
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi due to hear first verdict in junta trial

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi due to hear first verdict in junta trial

NAYPYIDAW: NOV. 28 – Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to hear the verdict in her incitement trial on Tuesday, the first in a catalogue of judgments to be handed down in a junta co...
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China’s military activities near Taiwan could risk ‘miscalculation’: Report

China’s military activities near Taiwan could risk ‘miscalculation’: Report

Image for Representation. (Photo: Reuters)                 more TAIPEI: Amid the rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait, security experts have warned that China’s provocative military activi...
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Why WHO skipped ‘nu,’ ‘xi’ for name of the new COVID variant

Why WHO skipped ‘nu,’ ‘xi’ for name of the new COVID variant

The name of a newly identified variant of the coronavirus has had some social media users scratching their heads about the World Health Organization’s system for labeling certain versions of the vi...
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Travel, mask rules tightened in the UK over Omicron variant

Travel, mask rules tightened in the UK over Omicron variant

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out new measures after two cases of the Omicron variant were found in the UK. (Photo: BBC)                 more LONDON: Face coverings will become manda...
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COVID-19: 213 people catch virus, three die on Saturday

COVID-19: 213 people catch virus, three die on Saturday

KATHMANDU: Nepal reported 213 new COVID-19 cases and three infection-related deaths in the past 24 hours as of Saturday afternoon.  The new cases were detected through a total of 6,632 sample test...
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UAE general Raisi elected Interpol President

UAE general Raisi elected Interpol President

UAE General Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi (Photo: Reuters)                 more KATHMANDU: A general from the United Arab Emirates has been elected as president of the global police agency Interpo...
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New Covid variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off

New Covid variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Omicron may spread more quickly than other forms, and preliminary evidence suggested there is an increased risk of reinfection. The discovery of a new coro...
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Corruption’s War on the Law

Corruption’s War on the Law

                more When you try to fight corruption, corruption fights back. Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia could tell you that – if she had not been murdered by ...
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WHO meets to designate new variant, cautions against travel measures

WHO meets to designate new variant, cautions against travel measures

Global authorities reacted with alarm to the new variant detected in South Africa, with the EU and Britain among those tightening border controls as scientists sought to find out if the mutation wa...
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Hamro Patro - Connecting Nepali Communities
Hamro Patro is one of the first Nepali app to include Nepali Patro, launched in 2010. We started with a Nepali Calendar mobile app to help Nepalese living abroad stay in touch with Nepalese festivals and important dates in Nepali calendar year. Later on, to cater to the people who couldn’t type in Nepali using fonts like Preeti, Ganesh and even Nepali Unicode, we built nepali mobile keyboard called Hamro Nepali keyboard.