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S.Korea reports record high of 90,443 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: February 16, 2022 04:13 PM NPT By: Republica

SEOUL, Feb 16: South Korea's daily number of COVID-19 cases hit a record high amid the spread of the Omicron variant of the virus, the health authorities said Wednesday.

Lawn tennis team to represent Nepal at ITF World Junior Tennis Tournament

Published On: February 10, 2022 03:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A team of 11 including five players and six from the national team left for Colombo, Srilanka on Thursday to compete in the ITF World Junior Tennis Tournament (Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying), scheduled to be held from February 14 to February 19.

UN says severe drought affects 4.3 mln people in Somalia

Published On: February 8, 2022 09:00 PM NPT By: Republica

MOGADISHU, Feb 8: An estimated 4.3 million people have been affected by the severe drought which is ravaging several parts of Somalia, up from 3.2 million a month ago, the United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday.

Current alliance should be maintained cautiously: Lumbini Province CM KC

Published On: January 28, 2022 02:58 PM NPT By: Republica

ROLPA, Jan 28: Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC of Lumbini Province has said that the province’s coalition government will move ahead as per the decision of the federal coalition government.

Trees being cut for Mugling-Pokhara road expansion

Published On: January 28, 2022 02:25 PM NPT By: Republica

DAMAULI, Jan 28: Trees along the right and left sides of the Tanahu section along the Prithvi Highway are being chopped down in a negligent manner under the Mugling-Pokhara road expansion drive.

Govt offices in Kaski suspend services after rise in COVID-19 infection

Published On: January 25, 2022 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KASKI, Jan 25: Most of the offices providing public services in Kaski district have reduced their services with the increase in the number of infected persons during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

People in Upper Dolpa deprived of COVID-19 vaccines

Published On: January 21, 2022 12:22 PM NPT By: Republica

JAJARKOT, Jan 21: People in three rural municipalities in Upper Dolpa have been deprived of Covid-19 vaccines though the District Health Service Office has been running the vaccination drive in the lower belts of the district to the students from 12 to 17 years.

Communications minister presses for ensuring right to telecommunication services

Published On: January 17, 2022 06:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has stressed ensuring the right of the rural people to get accessible telecommunication services.

India logs over 2.5 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 385 deaths in last 24 hrs

Published On: January 17, 2022 05:23 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, Jan 17: India reported 2,58,089 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country moved up to 3,73,80,253 including 16,56,341 active cases.

Minister Ale bars CEO Bolsover of  SHL Management Pvt Ltd from leaving Nepal

Published On: January 16, 2022 01:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mike Bolsover of SHL Management Pvt Ltd has been barred from leaving the country under the direction of Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale.

TU declares holiday till Jan 24 citing COVID-19 risk

Published On: January 15, 2022 03:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Tribhuvan University has declared a holiday till January 24, citing the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 infection.

Booster dose to be administered from tomorrow

Published On: January 15, 2022 01:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The government is administering a booster dose against coronavirus from Sunday.

Prince Dahal makes history clinching top ranking in World Junior Badminton

Published On: January 14, 2022 02:53 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Prince Dahal of Nepal has made history in badminton by climbing to the top ranking in the world’s junior badminton.

Darchula faces shortage of vaccines against COVID-19

Published On: January 14, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Republica

DARCHULA, Jan 14: The District Administration Office, Darchula, has issued an order for the general public to carry vaccination cards along with them from January 20.

Japan's PM extends strict entry ban until end of February amid Omicron concerns

Published On: January 11, 2022 04:13 PM NPT By: Republica

TOKYO, Jan 11: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday an entry ban on non-resident foreigners to the country will be further extended until the end of February. "The framework of the current border controls will be maintained until the end of February," Kishida told reporters Tuesday morning.

Homecomers' influx panics border people in wake of rising COVID-19

Published On: January 11, 2022 11:32 AM NPT By: Republica

MAHOTTARI, Jan 11: With the rising cases of coronavirus infection in various cities of neighboring India, the Nepalis gone there for employment are returning home in large numbers.

Govt preparing to allow private sector to trade electricity: Minister Bhusal

Published On: January 10, 2022 05:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that the government is preparing to allow the private sector to trade electricity. Addressing the ‘Nepal Power Market Summit’ program held at Kathmandu on Monday, Minister Bhusal said that the government was preparing to allow the private sector to trade in electricity to facilitate international trade.

Embossed number plates mandatory for vehicles applying for renewal from January 15

Published On: January 10, 2022 05:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has made the embossed number plate system mandatory for all vehicles applying for the renewal of their registrations from January 15.

Agreement reached between Kamana Bank and Namaste Pay for online payments

Published On: January 10, 2022 01:11 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Kamana Sewa Bikas Bank Ltd and Namaste Pay have reached an agreement to start providing digital wallet service of Nepal Telecom.

Minister Karki in self-isolation at home

Published On: January 9, 2022 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki is staying isolated at his home over doubts of having contracted the novel coronavirus.