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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.