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Speaker Sapkota inspects federal parliament building under construction

Published On: August 6, 2021 04:24 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 6: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota visited the construction site of the building of the federal parliament at Putali Bagaicha, Singha Durbar, today to inspect the work progress and directed those concerned to complete the work ahead of the schedule.

Conmen selling fake antique buddhist books arrested

Published On: August 6, 2021 03:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 6: The Metropolitan Crime Division of Kathmandu has arrested two individuals for their alleged involvement in trying to sell fake antique books related to Buddhism.

Mobile phones imported by evading customs tax seized

Published On: August 6, 2021 02:40 PM NPT By: Republica

NAWALPUR, August 6: Police here have seized a large quantity of mobile phone sets imported in Nawalpur district by evading the customs tax.

Second dose of Vero Cell to be administered in all 32 wards of capital

Published On: August 6, 2021 01:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 6: As many as 32 vaccination centers have been established inside Kathmandu to administer the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Schools in Kathmandu Valley start Grade 11 classes though SEE results not published yet

Published On: August 6, 2021 12:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 6: Popular schools inside the Valley have been conducting classes for engineering, technical science, management, humanities, education and law courses, calling them as ‘trial classes’, ‘preparation classes’ and in the name of ‘making good use of the students' free time’.

One caught with country-made rifle

Published On: August 6, 2021 11:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KHOTANG, August 6: Police have arrested an individual for illegally possessing a homemade gun in his house in Aiselukharka Rural Municipality-3 on Wednesday. The house owner has been identified to be 54-year-old Nim Sangay Tamang.

Nepal records highest single-day spike of 4,107 new cases on Wednesday since relaxation of prohibitory orders

Published On: August 4, 2021 05:34 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: 1,535 recoveries and 35 deaths recorded on the same day

Child marriage rises in Rolpa despite legal prohibition

Published On: August 4, 2021 04:47 PM NPT By: Republica

ROLPA, August 4: A study has shown that the cases of child marriage in Rolpa are very high. Out of 354 new mothers at Rolpa Hospital last year, 53 were below the age of 20. Of them, eight had to undergo surgeries to deliver their babies. Likewise, among the 167 women who underwent safe deliveries, 17 were below the age of 20.

Reconstruction of Pachli Bhairav ​​Temple begins

Published On: August 4, 2021 03:18 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: Rs 8.95 million has been allocated for the reconstruction project as part of the campaign to protect and promote all heritage sites within the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and link them with tourism.

Payment of COVID-19 insurance claims halted

Published On: August 4, 2021 03:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 4: The payment of COVID-19 insurance claims has been postponed without fulfilling the obligation. The Nepal Insurers’ Association has issued a notice stating that the payment of COVID-19 insurance has been stopped. The association has stated that the payment of COVID insurance claims had to be postponed as the government has not released the amount.

Landslide destroys suspension bridge in Gorkha

Published On: August 4, 2021 02:25 PM NPT By: Republica

GORKHA, August 4: Landslide in Gorkha has destroyed a suspension bridge connecting the Chumnumbri Rural Municipality 6 and 7. The bridge was destroyed by a landslide Tuesday night.

Signing of Kathmandu-Raxaul Railway MoU postponed

Published On: August 4, 2021 01:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDu, August 4: With the formation of a new government, the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study the detailed feasibility of the Kathmandu-Raxaul Railway has been stopped. The signing of the MoU has been postponed due to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s inability to appoint a new Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport.

Probe committee steps up consultations in Darchula

Published On: August 4, 2021 11:31 AM NPT By: Republica

DARCHULA, August 4: The probe committee formed to investigate the incident of Jaya Singh Dhami has started its work. The committee members who reached Darchula on Tuesday held discussions with district-based security bodies and security personnel deployed in and around the incident site.

Nepal records 3,383 new cases, 1,994 recoveries and 24 deaths on Tuesday

Published On: August 3, 2021 06:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: Kathmandu Valley recorded 904 new cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 613 were detected in Kathmandu, 114 in Bhaktapur and 177 in Lalitpur districts.

Tourism at all time low in tourist destinations

Published On: August 3, 2021 05:35 PM NPT By: Republica

RASUWA, August 3: The flow of tourists to Langtang National Park has decreased by a wide margin in the current fiscal year. The spread of COVID-19 which forced the government to impose a lockdown and prohibitory orders inside the country has seriously affected the tourism industry.

DAO warns of legal action against people not following safety protocols

Published On: August 3, 2021 05:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Kathmandu has urged the people not to take part in or organize large gatherings, stating that it is the responsibility of everyone to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PM Deuba halts transfer of Dr Jageshwar Gautam

Published On: August 3, 2021 02:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has halted the transfer of Dr Jageshwar Gautam, chief administrative officer (CAO) of COVID-19 Unified Central Hospital.

Cases of seasonal flu on the rise

Published On: August 3, 2021 12:16 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, August 3: The number of patients suffering from ‘seasonal flu’ has been increasing at the district hospital. According to the health office of Chitwan, most patients are suffering from fever, headache, body pain, tiredness and itchy throat, which has led to an increase in the number of people arriving at the hospital.

Two months old infant tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: August 3, 2021 11:27 AM NPT By: Republica

TAPLEJUNG, August 3: The baby tested positive for the virus through the antigen method at Taplejung Hospital after showing symptoms like fever and cough.

‘Breastfeeding key to eliminate malnutrition’

Published On: August 2, 2021 05:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 2:  Marking the ‘World Breastfeeding Week’, UNICEF and the WHO have maintained that breastfeeding is the key to eliminate malnutrition among young children.