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The National News Agency (RSS), having nationwide network, is the largest and longest serving news agency in Nepal. It was established in 2018 BS under the Rastriya Samachar Samiti Act, 2019 BS, merging two privately owned news agencies with a view to facilitating newspapers and broadcast media.
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Fine of Rs 25,000 against those entering village without health checkup

Published On: April 2, 2020 08:10 PM NPT By: RSS

SIMKOT, April 2: The Khagal village of North Namkha ward-3 in Humla district will slap a fine of Rs 25,000 each on people entering the village without health checkup.

Mega Bank to add Rs 13.5 million to COVID-19 prevention fund

Published On: April 2, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Mega Bank Nepal Limited has announced to contribute Rs 13.5 million to the relief fund set up by federal and state governments for the prevention, control, and treatment of coronavirus disease.

NOC contributes Rs 500 million to coronavirus control fund

Published On: April 2, 2020 05:08 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has provided Rs 500 million to the fund established by the government to fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 test begins in Surkhet; starting from today in Hetauda from today

Published On: April 2, 2020 02:03 PM NPT By: RSS

SURKHET, April 2: The COVID-19 test lab has come into operation in Surkhet from today.

Two killed, 11 injured due to lightning

Published On: April 2, 2020 11:57 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 2: Two people died and eleven others sustained injuries in separate lightning incidents that occurred in Dhading and Rukum Paschim districts on Wednesday.

More than 8,000 foreign-returnees enter Karnali

Published On: April 2, 2020 10:45 AM NPT By: RSS

SURKHET, April 2: Eight thousand six hundred and fifty people have come back home in Karnali Province from various foreign countries as of Wednesday, the Karnali Provincial Government, Ministry of Social Development said.

Guidelines to be formulated to sell, distribute daily essentials

Published On: April 1, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 1: Guidelines would be formulated for concerned authorities and business communities to sell and distribute daily essentials to people during the lockdown, said the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies.

COVID-19 sample tests begin from all seven Provinces

Published On: April 1, 2020 06:30 PM NPT By: RSS

Kathmandu, April 1 (RSS): After all seven Provinces got the PCR machines for the test on Tuesday, they have begun testing COVID-19 samples.

Forecast of Rain with wind

Published On: April 1, 2020 06:14 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 1: Rainfall with the wind has been forecasted to take place in most of the places of the country tonight night due to the impact of westerly and local wind, according to the Weather Forecasting Division. There is a possibility of rain due to the impact of local and westerly wind,  said Meteorologist Ganga Nagarkoti.

China donates medical supplies to Rasuwa

Published On: April 1, 2020 06:01 PM NPT By: RSS

RASUWA, April 1: The Xilong County of China has donated various 15 types of medical appliances to neighboring Rasuwa district in its fight against the COVID-19.

Nepali worker dies in India, family finds hard to retrieve body

Published On: April 1, 2020 05:56 PM NPT By: RSS

DHARCHULA, April 1: A Nepali migrant worker died after falling from a suspension bridge along the Nepal-India border in Darchula as he was on the way back to home from India after India announced a nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic. The deceased has been identified as Agabar Singh Thagunna, 42, of Marma rural municipality-2 in Darchula.

Over Rs 223 million in Corona Prevention Fund

Published On: April 1, 2020 03:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 1: Over Rs 223 million has been deposited so far in the Coronavirus Infection Prevention and Treatment Fund established by the government on March 23 in view of the increased risk of the virus.

352 Indian nationals held for defying lockdown in Birgunj

Published On: April 1, 2020 03:01 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Parsa Police today took under control 352 Indian nationals for defying lockdown enforced nationwide against the spread of COVID-19.

Eight Nepalis tested positive for COVID-19 in Portugal

Published On: April 1, 2020 01:44 PM NPT By: RSS

LISBON, April 1: Eight Nepalis staying in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, have COVID-19 infection.

SC orders private hospital to treat COVID-19 patients

Published On: March 31, 2020 07:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 31: At a time when the media have reported the denial of private hospitals to serve the patients suffering from COVID-19 like symptoms across the country, the Supreme Court has issued an interim order that private hospitals need to arrange a facility to treat the COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19: Health workers to be housed in hotels

Published On: March 31, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Ministry of Health and Population is making preparations for housing the health workers involved in the treatment of COVID-19 patients in well-equipped hotels.

Workers sneaking into Nepal through Nepal-India border posing a health risk

Published On: March 31, 2020 02:30 PM NPT By: RSS

BANKE, March 31: Nepali migrant workers coming from various places of India are found illegally entering Nepal through clandestine routes, posing health risks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

With PCR machine at hand, Western Regional Hospital to test COVID-19

Published On: March 31, 2020 01:57 PM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, March 31: Finally, PCR Machine that confirms whether or not an individual has COVID-19 has arrived in Pokhara this morning.

Around 300 Nepalis stranded at Belahiya

Published On: March 31, 2020 01:31 PM NPT By: RSS

BHAIRAHAWA, March 31: Around 300 Nepalis are stranded at Sunauli on the Nepal-India border. They have been held up at the no-man's land for 30 hours due to the lockdown that is in effect both in Nepal and India.

Govt to extend supports to working-class people, Spokesperson Dr. Khatiwada

Published On: March 30, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 30: The government has made all possible efforts to reduce the impact of COVID-19 and subsequent fears.