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 29:  The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) venture capital arm ADB Ventures has provided the Good Bricks System, a non-fired brick making solution in Nepal, a $125,000 grant to reduce the industry’s harmful impact on the environment and health. The grant gives ADB Ventures the option to make a future equity investment in the Good Bricks System.

Traders clash with police in Bara, a boy injured

Published On: October 29, 2020 02:20 PM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

Police fire aerial shots to bring the situation under control

Company commissioner of Chand-led outfit arrested

Published On: October 29, 2020 01:41 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 29: Police have arrested two cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from Morang district.

Nepali Congress calls central committee meeting next Friday

Published On: October 29, 2020 01:19 PM NPT By: Republica

The meeting will discuss preparations for the party’s general convention scheduled to be held in February

Journalist Rabi Lamichanne, his spouse test positive for COVID-19

Published On: October 29, 2020 12:54 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Journalist Rabi Lamichhane and his wife Nikita Poudel have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Typhoon, landslides leave 19 dead, 64 missing in Vietnam

Published On: October 29, 2020 12:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 29: Typhoon Molave set off landslides that killed at least 15 people and left 38 missing in central Vietnam, where ferocious wind and rain blew away roofs and knocked out power in a region of 1.7 million residents, state media said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct  29: Human rights activist Sushil Pyakurel has faced serious human rights allegations.

10 high-profile gamblers arrested with Rs 3 million in Nepalgunj

Published On: October 29, 2020 11:37 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, Oct 29: As many as 10 high-profile gamblers were arrested with Rs 3 million in Nepalgunj on Thursday.

The World Bank has approved a credit of $80 million (approximately Rs 9.36 billion) for a project aimed at promoting market linkages to support the growth of rural enterprises, especially those that are women-led.

Nepse benchmark jumps 41 points