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Infographics: Most popular US Presidents

KATHMANDU, Feb. 20 -- Politically, the United States is arguably at its most divided in recent memory, with President Trump and his politics polarizing the electorate like few before him. In contrast,... Read More


'Classical music must be heard from class I'

India, Feb. 20 -- Carnatic vocalist Sudha Raghunathan is extremely self-critical and loves to keep her art relevant for the next generation. The thinking artiste argues for more state policies for pro... Read More


Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation: Hasina

DHAKA, Feb. 19 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday described her recent visit to Italy and Vatican City as very successful particularly in mounting increased pressure on Myanmar for speedy repat... Read More


Iran plane crash: UN Secretary-General offers condolences

New York, Feb. 19 -- The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has extended condolences to the families of the victims and the people and Government of Iran, over the plane crash in t... Read More


Punjab man held for giving shelter, financial help to Vicky Gounder aide; wife on run

Tarn Taran, Feb. 19 -- Police on Sunday arrested a man after he along with his wife was booked for allegedly providing shelter and financial help to slain gangster Vicky Gounder's aide Gurpreet Singh,... Read More


CIS, UN, ODIHR, SCO, ISD observers expected to monitor Turkmenistan parliament elections in March

Central Asia, Feb. 19 -- Preparations for the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan are under way, the Turkmen foreign ministry said. The elections of the Mejlis members and Khalk Maslakhaty and Ge... Read More


Police accused of killing Boko Haram founder reinstated

MIDRAND, Feb. 19 -- Five Nigerian police officers who were accused of killing Boko Haram's founder Mohammed Yusuf while in their custody have been reinstated, a police oversight body said on Monday. ... Read More


Gigaba expected to give clarity on government funding

MIDRAND, Feb. 19 -- Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will on Wednesday give clarity on how the provision of free higher education, which was announced by former President Jacob Zuma, is going to be fina... Read More


Gender-responsive policies and investments can improve the lot of women across the world

India, Feb. 19 -- In analysing the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, a study conducted by UN Women has found, unsurprisingly, that gender inequalities are pervasive in every dimension of sustai... Read More


Truth to populist power

Kathmandu, Feb. 19 -- Once upon a time, we had the political generation that sought to stabilize and democratize Nepal by bringing down the Rana regime. Subsequent generations have had it easy, and go... Read More