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.

BIRGUNJ, May 26: Once heavily congested with nearly 100 coronavirus (COVID-19) infected patients, Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital has reported recovery of all patients admitted here.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Indian government has evacuated three Nepali nationals from Australia and one from Indonesia along with other Indian nationals.

KATHMANMDU, May 25: Aakriti Khanal remembers how before the COVID-19 lockdown she used to be a different individual as compared to now. “I was a book-worm who was almost a nerd, always reading books,” she recalls. However, the period after the lockdown has been quite eccentric for her. In a bid to cope with the ongoing lockdown, she has now developed a few new hobbies and enjoys having discovered them. Sketching and watching anime are her current major hobbies.

Japan extends one billion grant assistance to Nepal

Published On: May 25, 2020 03:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 25: Japan has extended grant assistance of up to one billion, one hundred and seventy million Japanese Yen (¥1,170,000,000), equivalent to 1,319.9 million Nepali rupees to Nepal for the Development of Digital Elevation Model and Orthophoto.