KATHMANDU, April 15: A total of 14 districts across the country including the Kathmandu Valley have been extremely affected by the second wave of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the government.

BUTWAL, May 2: The resignation of the chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel has been approved.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Shankar Pokharel has tendered resignation on Sunday.

NC President Deuba demands COVID-19 relief for workers

Published On: May 1, 2021 04:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepali Congress President (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded that the government announce relief packages for the workers and small traders hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, May 1:  The US government has announced to provide an additional $8.5 million in emergency response funding support to Nepal to combat the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Bibeksheel Shaja Party has expressed concern over the government’s statement that it is being difficult to manage beds for COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the country.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal and the Commonwealth of Dominica established diplomatic relations on Friday. With this, the number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 169.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Based on a decision made by the Council of Ministers that authorized the local administration offices to impose prohibitory orders if the number of cases surpasses 200 in hill districts and 500 in the districts located in the southern plains and the Kathmandu Valley, local administrations of over two dozen districts have enforced prohibitory orders to contain further spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, MAY 1: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has maintained that the government’s remarks that it is not able to manage beds in hospitals for COVID-19 patients is shameful and irresponsible.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is on the verge of split over disputes among top leaders regarding taking action against four lawmakers, who decided to be part of the CPN-UML-led cabinet in Lumbini Province, against the party’s official decision.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), President Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the decision of the government to enforce prohibitory order in Kathmandu for two weeks has increased the threat of further spreading the COVID-19 infection in districts that still have fewer cases of this viral disease.