Author: Times of Trend

Private vehicles have come into operation from today after the 54-day-long ban was lifted. As per the decision of the three district administrations of the Kathmandu Valley, private vehicles have started plying on the basis of Odd Even from today. Even date even number and Odd Date odd number (last letter of the number plate) will run. Taxis are also allowed to operate in odd even .But public transport has not yet come into operation. The police has been checking the vehicles at various places. When you have to stop near the check post, there is a traffic jam for…

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June 20 : The United States has announced that 2.5 million COVID vaccine doses were on their way to Taiwan, more than tripling Washington’s previous allocation of shots for the island, which has faced increasing political and military pressure from China. Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through so-called “vaccine diplomacy”, had initially promised to donate 750,000 doses to Taiwan but increased that number as President Joe Biden’s administration advances its pledge to send 80 million US-made shots around the world. China expressed fury earlier this month when US senators visited Taiwan and announced the vaccine donation amid…

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June 20 :Germany beat Portugal in Group F of Euro Cup 2020 Germany reversed a one-goal deficit at home to beat Portugal 4-2. After the first victory, Germany has added 3 points from 2 games and has maintained the possibility of reaching the knockout stage. Germany had lost 1-0 to France in the first match. This is the first defeat of the previous winner Portugal, who defeated Hungary 3-0 in the first match. In the 15th minute of the game in Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal the lead by scoring on a pass from Diego Jota. But Germany, playing aggressively…

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Ibrahim Raisi Ibrahim Raeisi, a radical, has won Iran’s presidential election. After winning with 62 per cent votes, Raisi has become the 13th President of the country. Shortly before the election results came out (after counting 90 per cent of the votes), he thanked the citizens for their victory and said that they would live up to the trust of all. Raeesi met current President Hassan Rouhani after which the two leaders appeared before the media. Raisi said that his government would do its best to work for the betterment of the people. Raisi will be sworn in at the…

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The popularity of digital currencies using blockchain software has been growing over the last few years. These digital currencies are encrypted i.e. coded hence they are also called cryptocurrency. Currencies around the world are controlled by the central banks of the country but not in the case of cryptocurrency, it is collectively controlled by the people who buy and sell it. That is why the governments of most countries either consider them illegal or are trying to control them in some way. Unlike countries such as India, China and the United States, the South American country of El Salvador has…

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June 19 , Nepal : The water level in the Mahakali River has started rising due to continuous rains in the hilly districts of the far west. The water level at Sarada Barrage on the Mahakali River is rising at a rate of one lakh cusecs on Friday night. Spokesperson of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amar Bahadur Thapa said that the water level in Mahakali was rising due to rains in the hilly district. He said that the water level measured one lakh cusec on Friday night has increased to one lakh 75 thousand…

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Opposition groups called for the use of cow’s blood in an anti-corona vaccine produced in India. The use of cow’s blood plasma to make a corona vaccine called Kovavacin produced by Bharat Biotech Company has become a topic of discussion, controversy and debate in India. Covid-19 Opposition parties have sharply criticized the issue and raised questions, with Bharat Biotech Company giving an explanation. Acknowledging that cow’s serum was used to develop cells in the early stages of covavaxin research, the final formula for covavaxin did not use the baby’s blood plasma. The company claims that there is no impurity in…

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he does not think the Covid 19 virus has been leaked from a Chinese lab. He made the remarks while addressing a press conference of the Group of Seven (G7). “Initially, it was heard that the corona virus had leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China, but now it doesn’t look like it,” he told a news conference in late December 2019. The United States in particular has said so. But China has said only that the US is to blame. The World Health Organization had also visited China and conducted research on…

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The match between Wales and Turkey is currently underway in the UEFA Euro Cup 2020. Wales took a 1-0 lead at the end of the first half. Wales took the lead through a goal by Aaron Ramji in the game being played at the Baku Olympic Stadium. He converted a pass from Gareth Bale in the 43rd minute of the first half. Wales created some golden opportunities from the start of the game but failed to capitalize. Aaron Ramji had failed to score twice before scoring. Aaron Ramji’s one-to-one in the 7th minute was saved by the keeper. He also…

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Geneva (Agency). US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to reinstate their recalled diplomats. Biden and Putin met in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday. The talks came at a time when relations between the two countries are said to be at an all-time low. Speaking at a press conference after the talks, Russian President Vladimir Putin said there was no animosity in the talks. He also said that the two presidents have agreed on constructive cooperation. He also said the two diplomats, who had been recalled earlier, had agreed to return to work, according to the BBC.…

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