Nepal’s health reporters brave the pandemic

Published On: May 3, 2021 08:30 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 3: Kailash Joshi, a journalist from Far West Nepal, has not taken a break from his work for the past one year. Just when he thought that COVID-19, that is wreaking havoc worldwide, was perhaps making an exit from Nepal, 'it came back with a bigger roar'. The country is engulfed by the second wave of COVID-19, and Joshi is also infected by the virus. The 30-year-old local of Dhangadhi tested positive for the virus on Thursday. But unlike other patients with COVID-19 symptoms, Joshi cannot take a full rest.

Collective action needed to stop domino effect of silencing independent media

The number of infected patients at the hospital is surging every day. The demand for oxygen from the patients has not been met despite the hospital supplying some amount from the private hospitals and clinics. Doctors warn that the patients will die due to the lack of oxygen if the authorities fail to make adequate supply in the next two or three days.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Kathmandu looks beautiful these days. The air pollution level has drastically plummeted. According to the data received from pollution monitoring devices installed at different places in the Kathmandu Valley, the average air quality index (AQI) stands around 60 μg/m3.

28,523 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in past five days

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Kathmandu Valley recorded 3,595 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Prohibitory order to start from Monday in Baitadi

Published On: May 2, 2021 05:22 PM NPT By: Republica

BAITADI, May 2: The local administration in Baitadi district has enforced prohibitory orders in the district effective from Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chyasal Youth Club of Lalitpur has set up an isolation facility for COVID-19 patients.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Looking at the exterior of the Dharahara, it seems as if the construction of the tower has been completed. With golden beads decorated at the top, a balcony that overlooks the valley on the 20th floor, a fresh coat of white paint, and colorful lights all over the tower, the Dharahara seems to be complete. However, the tower is far from completion.

Three minors found dead inside a car in Dang

Published On: May 2, 2021 12:11 PM NPT By: Republica

DANG, May 2: Three minors from Tulsipur-6, Baruwagau of Dang district were found dead inside a car parked at Syauli Bazar on Saturday.