KATHMANDU, May 27: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the government to make necessary arrangements to provide a free of cost tests for coronavirus (COVID-19) to low-income people.

Beautiful Helambu awaiting to be explored (with photos)

Published On: May 26, 2020 07:40 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

MELAMCHI GHYANG, May 26: Helambu, a highland village situated in the upper belt of Sindhupalchok district and the sacred place of Lord Padmasambhava, Milarepa, and Guru Rinpoche, awaits exploration. Just 80 kilometers away from Kathmandu, the famous tourist destination and habitat of endangered wild flora and fauna and rich in typical Hyolmo culture and tradition, and is yet to be fully explored by visitors.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Gulmi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has urged the business community and locals to avoid vehicular movement in the district effective from the midnight of May 27 to June 2 midnight.

GULMI, May 26: Two more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Gulmi district. With this, the total number of the people infected by this fatal disease has reached four in the district.

CNN Hero Doyne helping people in dire need (with video)

Published On: May 26, 2020 04:30 PM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, May 26 : It has been more than two months since both Nepal and India closed their borders. However, the border areas continue to receive thousands of Nepalis returning home from India. Every person has a story of struggle and pain – all just to return home. The situation along the border reflects a humanitarian crisis in the making. For the past few days, Maggie Dyone, 2015 CNN Hero of the Year and founder of Blink Now Foundation, has been doing her best to lend a helping hand to the people in and around Surkhet.

Committee formed to investigate Chaurajahari incident

Published On: May 26, 2020 01:47 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 26: The government has formed a five-member probe committee to investigate the Chaurajahari incident.

RUKUM/ BIRENDRANAGAR, May 26: Last year, an athletics event was organized at Chaurjahari Municipality in West Rukum. Nabaraj BK, 19, a resident of Bheri Municipality-4, had also participated in the event.

KATHMANDU, May 26: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, Sher Bhadur Deuba has urged the government of Nepal to ensure the safety of Journalists and media personnel working on the frontline amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

LAHAN, May 26: Five new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed in Siraha district on Monday evening.

SURKHET, May 26: Total number of COVID-19 infected patients in Karnali Province has reached to 23.