COVID infection rate in Nepal drops to 14.3 percent

Published On: June 20, 2021 10:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 20: The COVID-19 infection rate in Nepal has sharply decreased. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the infection rate is 14.3 percent as of Saturday.

People's representatives contribute to relief fund

Published On: June 20, 2021 09:13 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 20: People's representatives of Melamchi Municipality-1, Sindhupalchowk have decided to contribute their one month's salary for the relief and rehabilitation fund meant for the flood survivors. A meeting of the representatives held on Saturday made a decision to this effect, according to ward chair Krishna Prasad Chaulagain.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has clarified that no additional laboratories have been allowed to conduct PCR test of COVID-19 infection of those aspiring to go abroad.

KATHMANDU, June 19: At least 23 people are missing in the landslides in Bhemathang area and subsequent flood in Melamchi River, according to Helambu Rural Municipality.

Landslide blocks Marsyangdi River, poses risk to settlements

Published On: June 19, 2021 05:45 PM NPT By: RSS

MANAG, June 19: The flow of Marsyangdi River has been obstructed after a landslide fell over the river along the border of Chame Rural Municipality-4 and 5.

Baglung bazaar enduring water shortage for days

Published On: June 19, 2021 05:31 PM NPT By: RSS

BAGLUNG, June 19: The water supply system in Baglung bazaar remains disrupted for the past five days, leading to an acute shortage of water there.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The World Bank (WB) has provided Nepal with 982 units of 10-liter oxygen concentrators to fight against the COVID-19.

DOLAKHA, June 19: Local government officials have urged the general public living downstream the Tamakoshi River to take necessary precautions as a massive flash flood is likely since the river on the Chinese side of the border is blocked by a massive landslide on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: National Youth Federation (NYF), Nepal is organizing NYF Short Film Competition-2021 in a bid to explore and promote the young people’s talent and ensure better utilization of leisure time and creative engagement amid the ongoing prohibitory orders.

Monsoon not likely to weaken soon: Meteorologists

Published On: June 19, 2021 01:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 19: Meteorologists have said the monsoon that has become active for the past some days is not going to weaken immediately. A meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Shanti Kandel said since the monsoon entered the country and became active from the very beginning this year, it is not likely to weaken very soon.