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A look back into 2022

2022 Dec 31, 6:58,

With the year, 2022, coming to an end let's look back at what happened:

Elected female MPs vow to move ahead in unison

The female parliamentarians elected to the House of Representatives (HoR) have expressed their commitment to work in unison on the issues concerning women, society and country irrespective of their political affiliation.

Paul Shah's hearing today at Tanahun Court

The hearing of actor Paul Shah's case is going to be held today. The hearing of the case, which has been postponed for the fifth time, is going to be held at Tanahun District Court.

Federer and Williams retiring from pro tennis

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after a series of knee operations, closing a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No. 1 and helped create a golden era of men’s tennis with rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Whether or not it actually does turn out to be the final event of Serena Williams lengthy, storied and influential playing career and in professional tennis, perhaps more than in any other sport, goodbyes sometimes end up being see-you-agains.

Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king has died

Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died Thursday. He was 82.

PM Dahal and new ministers take oath

Newly appointed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken oath of office and secrecy today at Rashtrapati Bhavan Shital Niwas. He was sworn in by President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Prime Minister Dahal has now taken the responsibility of various ministries as well as the post of Prime Minister.

Messi wins World Cup, Argentina beats France

Lionel Messi finally won the biggest prize in soccer as Argentina beat France 4-3 in a penalty shootout Sunday to claim a third World Cup title despite Kylian Mbappé scoring the first hat trick in a final in 56 years.

What To know: Russia-Ukraine war

A relentless assault on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol continued Saturday, as Russian forces shelled the city’s downtown, including an area around a mosque that was sheltering more than 80 people — some children.

Remittance inflows to increase up to USD 8.5 billion: World Bank

Remittance is projected to increase by 3.6 per cent and reach as high as USD 8.5 billion in Nepal in 2022, the World Bank estimated. The World Bank projected this in a 'Migration and Development Brief' unveiled recently. In 2021, the remittance inflow in Nepal was recorded at USD 8.2 billion.

Shortage of petro products in global market triggers price hike

Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Dilendra Prasad Badu has clarified that the shortage of petroleum products in the global market has triggered the price hike in Nepal.

How is Russia-Ukraine war affecting Nepal’s Tourism industry?

The Russia-Ukraine war may be having a negative impact on Nepal’s tourism industry. The Russian invasion from 24 February, 2022 created several short- and long-term consequences across the world and Nepal’s tourism industry is one of them.

District Court prepares to register Sandeep's case today

Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane, who is in police custody on rape charges, will be registered in the district court today in Kathmandu. The district attorney's office is preparing to register his case.

The Year of the Slap: Pop culture moments in 2022

Taylor Swift was up. Elon Musk was in, out, and in. Tom Cruise was back. BTS stepped aside, and so did Serena Williams, and Tom Brady too — oops, scratch that. But the slap? The slap was everywhere.

Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability in a turbulent era that saw the decline of the British empire and disarray in her own family, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96.

Musk buys Twitter for $44B and will take it private

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the social media platform where he — the world’s richest person — promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on a wide range of issues to more than 83 million followers.


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