KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has neared 90,000 after the confirmation of 2,440 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The National Examination Board (NEB) has made it mandatory to set up a health desk at the exam center of the board examinations of grade 12 scheduled to start from November 24 later this year.

Comedian Manoj Gajurel tests positive for coronavirus

Published On: October 27, 2020 11:25 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Comedian Manoj Gajurel has tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered tika to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the first lady Radhika Shakya at Sheetal Niwas, the President’s Office, as per Vedic rituals.

Gandaki Province sees five more deaths linked with COVID-19

Published On: October 26, 2020 05:42 PM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, Oct 26: The coronavirus-related death toll in Gandaki Province has climbed to 68 as five more fatalities linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recorded in the past 24 hours.

KABUL, Oct 26: The United States carried out an airstrike against the insurgent Taliban in central Afghanistan on Sunday evening in order to defend Afghan security forces, the U.S. Forces spokesman said.

PM Oli offers Dashain 'tika' and 'jamara' to spouse Radhika Shakya

Published On: October 26, 2020 04:29 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli offered 'tika' and 'jamara' to his spouse Radhika Shakya on the occasion Bijaya Dashami, the 10th and last day of the Bada Dashain festival, today.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo in India on first leg of Asia trip

Published On: October 26, 2020 04:03 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI, Oct 26: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in India on Monday, the first leg of a five-day Asian trip aimed at strengthening strategic ties in the face of growing Chinese influence across the region.

President Bhandari receives Tika

Published On: October 26, 2020 12:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari received Tika at the auspicious hour of 10:19 AM as per the Vedic rituals on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami on Monday.

LONDON, Oct 26: Early results from tests for a coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford, in collaboration with AstraZeneca Plc, show it produces a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

Spain announces new state of emergency as COVID infections soar

Published On: October 26, 2020 09:30 AM NPT By: Reuters

MADRID, Oct 26: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced a new state of emergency on Sunday in an effort to curb soaring coronavirus infections, imposing local nighttime curfews and banning travel between regions in some cases.