ROLPA, May 2: Lal Bahadur Khatri, a brick kiln worker in Kathmandu, reached his home in Rolpa in the afternoon on April 30 after spending 14 days at a quarantine facility amid coronavirus outbreak fears.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The inmates section at Metropolitan Police Range, Teku, is all empty for the first time in 65 years.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Muslim community the world over is observing the month-long Ramadan festival at one of the most challenging times of world history - the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photos: Hard-hit by lockdown, thousands leave Kathmandu

Published On: April 22, 2020 09:25 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 22: Number of people leaving Kathmandu for their villages has kept on increasing as prolonged lockdown order has made it difficult for them to survive without work and money.

Photos: Painting Rato Machhindranath

Published On: April 22, 2020 12:53 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 22: Rato Machhindranath is worshipped as the god of rain. According to legends, it is believed to have been brought to Kathmandu from Kamaru Kamakhya, India. Chariot of this deity is pulled with much fanfare during the chariot festival that is attended by a huge crowd in Kathmandu.

Photos: Leaving the Valley, in fear and pain

Published On: April 21, 2020 11:32 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 21: People are now heading home from Kathmandu, in coordination with the police and Sipadol Area Welfare Society on Tuesday.

Those stranded in Lalitpur sent to Sindhuli (with photos)

Published On: April 18, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people who were stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur have been sent to their villages on Saturday afternoon with the help of local authorities.

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people have been stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur as they were trying to return homes to Sindhuli by foot from the Valley on the 26th day of the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Third week of the lockdown, first implemented on March 24 has forced thousands of people to walk home as businesses are shut down in cities. Lockdown has hit hard the lives of daily bread earners, especially those working in construction sites and factories. Government has put in place strict measures to enforce the lockdown. Thousands of workers in the informal sector depend on daily wages. Income has dried up and they have no option but to leave for their homes. Scores of people are heading home during the night.

POKHARA, April 15:  The three-week-long restriction order enforced by the government has been extended for 12 more days, until April 27.