With no jobs and means to earn livelihood, Nepali youths are heading to India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A total of 444 persons lost their lives due to various natural disasters since April this year, according to the Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA).

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 19

Published On: October 19, 2020 05:48 AM NPT By: Republica

In case you missed them here are some of the major stories that Republica covered over the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Though Dashain has formally entered the homes of Hindus from Saturday, the local goat market in Kathmandu has remained quite quiet this year as buyers have refrained from visiting the market owing to the fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Govt decides not to bear cost of COVID-19 treatment, PCR testing

Published On: October 18, 2020 08:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The government has decided not to bear the cost of treatment and PCR testing of COVID-19 patients effective from Sunday.

Use of face shields made mandatory for public transport users

Published On: October 18, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The government which has been unable to enforce its previous rules and measures has been announcing additional rules one after another as the cases of COVID-19 spike in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The government has now asked the people to manage the funeral rites of their family members who die of COVID-19 in home isolation.

This is 57.71 percent of the total cases added across the country in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepal recorded 2,942 new cases, 2,326 recoveries and 12 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Banker Anil Shah tests positive for coronavirus

Published On: October 18, 2020 02:46 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Anil Keshary Shah, CEO of Nabil Bank, has tested positive for the COVID-19.

One dies of coronavirus in Nepalgunj

Published On: October 18, 2020 02:44 PM NPT By: Nirmal Ghimire

BANKE, Oct 18: Banke has recorded yet another COVID-19 death.