Dipesh Shrestha

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PHOTOS: Kathmandu after 60 days of lockdown

Published On: May 23, 2020 09:50 AM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 23:  The country has already witnessed two months of nationwide lockdown enforced on March 24 earlier this year in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. Except emergencies, all other services and business activities have come to a grinding halt.

PHOTOS: COVID-19 tests at the capital’s Kalimati vegetable market

Published On: May 14, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 14: Tests for the confirmation of COVID-19 infection among the people at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market (KFVM), Kathmandu, are being carried out on Thursday.

Photos: Parliament budget session all set to begin

Published On: May 8, 2020 02:18 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 8: The federal parliament is all set to begin the budget session which is scheduled to kick off at 4 pm later today.

All lawmakers being tested for COVID-19 today (with photos)

Published On: May 7, 2020 02:15 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 7: Just a day before the budget session of the federal parliament begins, sample tests of all the lawmakers of both the houses for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being carried out on Thursday.

Photos: Kathmandu’s sewage system being repaired

Published On: May 6, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 6: Amid ongoing nationwide lockdown, construction works in Kathmandu are going on.

PHOTOS: Vehicles entering Kathmandu via Nagdhunga being disinfected

Published On: May 2, 2020 05:00 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chandragiri Municipality has been operating a vehicle disinfecting tunnel at the Nagdhunga check post since Friday.

IN PICS: 34th Day of Lockdown

Published On: April 27, 2020 09:05 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 27: It has already been 34 days since Nepal went into a nationwide lockdown from March 24. The restriction order has been imposed in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease in the country.

Photos: Matatirtha Temple premises all silent and empty amid coronavirus fears

Published On: April 23, 2020 03:05 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April, 23: Matatirtha Aunshi or Aamako Mukh Herne Din (Mother’s Day) is being celebrated on Thursday throughout the country.

Photos: Hard-hit by lockdown, thousands leave Kathmandu

Published On: April 22, 2020 09:25 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 22: Number of people leaving Kathmandu for their villages has kept on increasing as prolonged lockdown order has made it difficult for them to survive without work and money.

Photos: Painting Rato Machhindranath

Published On: April 22, 2020 12:53 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 22: Rato Machhindranath is worshipped as the god of rain. According to legends, it is believed to have been brought to Kathmandu from Kamaru Kamakhya, India. Chariot of this deity is pulled with much fanfare during the chariot festival that is attended by a huge crowd in Kathmandu.

Photos: Leaving the Valley, in fear and pain

Published On: April 21, 2020 11:32 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 21: People are now heading home from Kathmandu, in coordination with the police and Sipadol Area Welfare Society on Tuesday.

Photos: Bhaktapur disinfects vehicles

Published On: April 17, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

BHAKTAPUR, April 17: Starting from Thursday, Bhaktapur district has started disinfecting all the vehicles entering its border.

IN PICS: 21st day of lockdown

Published On: April 13, 2020 05:32 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 13: As the nationwide lockdown entered its 21st day today, 14 cases of coronavirus have been reported across the country.

IN PICS: State-owned Nepal Drugs Limited begins manufacturing sanitizers in Kathmandu

Published On: April 10, 2020 05:00 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

Kathmandu, April 10: In view of acute shortage of hand sanitizers in the domestic market amid COVID-19 outbreak fears, the Nepal Drugs Limited, a state-owned corporation, has started manufacturing alcohol-based sanitizers at its Babarmahal based factory.

IN PICS: Utilizing lockdown period judiciously, DoR expedites road repair works in capital

Published On: April 6, 2020 09:40 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 6: With the traffic being minimal in the capital due to the ongoing lockdown, the Department of Roads is accelerating road repair works in some parts of the capital.

FMTC selling induction stoves (with photos)

Published On: April 1, 2020 06:15 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 1: Thapathali based Food Management and Trading Company Limited has been selling induction stoves in an attempt to encourage the customers to use electricity.

Defying lockdown, people flock to streets, shops in Bhaktapur (with photos)

Published On: March 29, 2020 09:55 AM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, March 29: As the country entered the sixth day of nationwide lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, people in Bhaktapur were found flocking to streets and shops defying lockdown orders announced by the government.

16 foreign nationals including six French rescued from Lukla

Published On: March 26, 2020 03:13 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, March 26: A total of 16 foreign tourists who have left stranded due to lockdown enforced to contain COVID-19 have been rescued from Lukla Airport on Thursday.

Nepal bags silver in men's 3x3 basketball, women win bronze

Published On: December 9, 2019 01:37 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepal men's basketball team has won silver in 3x3 men's basketball.

Bangladesh President arrives in Kathmandu on four-day official goodwill visit (with photos)

Published On: November 12, 2019 01:58 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid arrived in Kathmandu on a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.