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Nepal records 3,899 new cases, 1,778 recoveries and 20 deaths on Tuesday

Published On: July 27, 2021 04:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 23: Kathmandu Valley recorded 774 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 475 cases were detected in Kathmandu, 132 in Bhaktapur and 167 in Lalitpur districts.

Local govts enforce strict measures as COVID-19 infections rise in Baglung

Published On: July 27, 2021 02:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: The local governments of Baglung Municipality-10 and Jaimini Municipality have started to enforce strict rules in the region following an alarming rise in the number of COVID-19 infections after the prohibitory orders in the area were eased to some extent.

NC ward member arrested on charge of attempted rape

Published On: July 27, 2021 01:54 PM NPT By: Republica

DOLPA, July 26: Police have arrested 53-year-old Bir Bahadur Bam, ward member of Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-6 of Fulching, elected from the Nepali Congress (NC), on the charge of attempted rape of a 26-year-old female of the same municipality.

Transport entrepreneurs charging passengers exorbitant fares

Published On: July 27, 2021 01:07 PM NPT By: Republica

JUMLA, July 26: As long- and short-distance means of public transport have started to operate in Jumla district, passengers have expressed their woes regarding the transport entrepreneurs charging unreasonable fares for the services.

Vaccination centers in India to administer vaccines to Nepalis

Published On: July 27, 2021 11:21 AM NPT By: Republica

BIRGUNJ, July 27: Nepali citizens will have to show their citizenship card, passport, or any official card to receive the vaccine. The vaccine will be administered to people above the age of 18.

Cash prize awarded to SAG medal winners

Published On: July 26, 2021 05:11 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Nepal Athletics Association awarded cash prizes to medal winners of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which was held in Nepal in 2019. The association awarded the prizes to eight medal winners in a program organized on Monday.

Lakeside hotels resume operations

Published On: July 26, 2021 04:26 PM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, July 26: Large-scale hotels in Pokhara have started to resume the services that have been shut down since the outbreak of the second wave of COVID-19 in April. Hotel entrepreneurs say that they are forced to operate their hotels in order to keep them in business even if there are not enough guests.

Three children rescued from an orphanage in India after six months

Published On: July 26, 2021 04:09 PM NPT By: Republica

RANJHA, July 26: Three children who went missing from Kohalpur-4 of Banke district six months ago have been rescued from Bareilly, India. Among the rescued children are 11-year-old Rosan Wadi, 7-year-old Bishal Wadi and 5-year-old Pooja Wadi, according to Kohalpur Ward-4  Chairman Tirtha Ram Tharu.

Rainfall predicted across Nepal for next three days

Published On: July 26, 2021 12:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: Rainfall has been predicted in most of the places across the country for the next three days due to the influence of the monsoon wind.

Karnali province prepares for third wave of COVID-19

Published On: July 26, 2021 12:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KARNALI, July 26: The government of Karnali Province has decided to make preparations for the prevention and control of the third wave of COVID-19, Minister for Social Development of Karnali Province Yagya Bahadur Budha Chhetri informed Republica.

COVID-19 vaccine drive launched in Province 1

Published On: July 26, 2021 11:37 AM NPT By: Republica

MORANG, July 26: As many as 169,000 doses of Vero Cell and 240,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccines were sent to Province 1.

Nepal records 2,237 new cases, 2,050 recoveries, 18 deaths on Sunday

Published On: July 25, 2021 05:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 23: Kathmandu Valley recorded 626 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 468 cases were detected in Kathmandu, 67 in Bhaktapur and 91 in Lalitpur districts.

No one can break party’s unity: CPN-UML MP Gyawali

Published On: July 25, 2021 05:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 25: Pradeep Gyawali, a standing committee member of the CPN-UML has said that no one can break the unity of the party even if someone wants to. He said that the party would move forward unitedly as per the 10-point agreement earlier prepared by the joint task force.

Our government was overthrown with the help of reactionaries: Oli

Published On: July 25, 2021 04:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 25: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that people from his own party had overthrown their government with the help of reactionaries.

Dead body found in border area

Published On: July 25, 2021 02:54 PM NPT By: Republica

MORANG, July 25: The dead body of a young man was found in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-16 on Sunday. The body was found on the Nepali side of the Nepal-India border near a sugarcane field.

Nirmala murder case remains a mystery even after three years

Published On: July 25, 2021 01:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KANCHANPUR, July 25: Three years have shot by since the Nirmala Panta rape and murder case shook the entire nation. Although an investigation committee was formed to go probe the case, they have not been able to solve the case so far.

Settlements across Kathmandu Valley at risk of floods

Published On: July 25, 2021 11:43 AM NPT By: Republica

Kathmandu, July 25: Lack of proper drainage and incessant rain has left many parts of the Kathmandu valley waterlogged. Although the water levels in the rivers inside the valley are decreasing, settlements have been waterlogged due to the lack of proper drainage inside the Valley.

Nepal records 3,114 new cases, 2,197 recoveries, 16 deaths on Saturday

Published On: July 24, 2021 04:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 23: Kathmandu Valley recorded 615 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 421 cases were detected in Kathmandu, 86 in Bhaktapur and 108 in Lalitpur districts.

Gautam Buddha International Airport preparing for test operation

Published On: July 24, 2021 03:38 PM NPT By: Republica

SIDDHARTHANAGAR, July 24: The airport occupies 10,500 ropanis of land including the land acquired for the expansion project. It is said the physical infrastructures of the airport can handle international flights and passenger movement for the coming 50 years. The construction of the cargo building has reached the last stage as well.

27 dead bodies brought in widebody aircraft from Malaysia

Published On: July 24, 2021 12:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 24: A widebody A330 aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) brought 24 dead bodies and three remains of Nepali citizens from Malaysia on Saturday.