KATHMANDU, August 23: As many as 11,326 tests were conducted on Monday and of them 1,801 tested positive for the COVID-19 infection, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 19: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has claimed that Chairman of CPN-UML (Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal, won’t be able to garner the support of even 10 percent of Central Committee (CC) or Parliamentary Party (PP) members of the party.

Prez Bhandari issues ‘party-split’ ordinance

Published On: August 18, 2021 02:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has issued an ordinance that allows the political party to split if they want to.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Over 400 Nepalis were rescued by the British Army from Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Along with Afghan refugees, Nepalis working in Kabul were rescued through an initiative of the British Army. They were taken to the UK and later sent to Nepal.

118 Nepalis, 9 Indians arrive in Nepal from Afghanistan

Published On: August 17, 2021 12:47 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 17: A total of 127 people including 118 Nepali and nine Indian nationals have arrived in Kathmandu from Afghanistan via Qatar. They landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) this morning on a Jazeera Airways flight.

SC orders ban on the use of plastics thinner than 40 microns

Published On: August 16, 2021 10:21 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order banning the production, import, sale, distribution and use of plastic bags thinner than 40 microns. A single bench of Justice Nahakul Subedi on Sunday issued a six-point interim order banning the use of the thin plastic bags.

70,770 people receive vaccines as 2,212 get infected on Sunday

Published On: August 15, 2021 04:44 PM NPT By: Republica

There are currently 11,786 active cases of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley alone

Flash flood kills three in Jumla

Published On: August 14, 2021 11:36 AM NPT By: Republica

JUMLA, August 14: Three people belonging to the same family of Tatopani Rural Municipality-7 were killed by a flash flood in Jumla on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Kathmandu Valley-- the federal capital of the country-- recorded 1,089 new cases of COVID-19 as Nepal recorded 3,915 new cases on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Maha Prasad Adhikari is unveiling the monetary policy for the fiscal year 2021/22 from NRB headquarters in Baluwatar.