POKHARA, June 30: A total of 86 Nepalis who returned recently from different countries have quarantined themselves in different hotels in Pokhara. They chose to stay in hotels instead of the government-run quarantine centers for better services. However, those unwilling or unable to bear such expenses have been staying at the 11 quarantines managed by Pokhara Metropolis. According to the Paschimanchal Hotel Association, these 86 people came from 12 different countries, including the United Arab Emirates, the Maldives, Korea, Australia, Qatar, Malaysia and India.
June 30, 2020 03:39 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 30: Traffic police have taken control of more than 350 cabs from the Kathmandu Valley as taxi drivers staged protests in different places of the capital by parking taxis on the roadside.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepali housewife Shiba Kala Limbu grimaced as she recalled how she went hungry in order to feed her five-year-old daughter after the coronavirus pandemic cost her husband his job as a mason in the Gulf state of Qatar.
RUKUM (WEST), June 30: Chaurjahari Municipality here has purchased an RTPCR machine for conducting coronavirus tests. The municipality bought the machine on its own reasoning that it took a long time to receive reports of the swab sent to other districts such as Surkhet, Jumla and Dang for testing.
June 29, 2020 08:05 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 29: Police on Monday arrested two persons including an Indian national in Kathmandu for their alleged involvement in the illegal Hundi business (money transfer through illegal channels).