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Woman thrashed on charge of witchcraft in Saptari

Published On: September 21, 2020 08:00 AM NPT By: RSS

SAPTARI, Sept 21: A woman was beaten badly by the locals for allegedly practicing witchcraft at Kusundi of Nawarajpur-5 in Siraha district on September 14. She is currently receiving treatment at the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.

WB approves $200 million in loan to Nepal

Published On: September 20, 2020 07:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The World Bank (WB) on Thursday approved a $200 million ‘Finance for Growth’ development policy credit for Nepal to strengthen Nepal’s financial sector stability, diversify financial solutions, and increase access to financial services in support of Nepal’s COVID-19 resilience and recovery efforts.

Govt ready to amend constitution on the basis of justification: PM Oli

Published On: September 18, 2020 03:33 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government is ready to amend the constitution, if required, in course of its implementation.

Seven settlements at high risk of landslides in Parbat

Published On: September 17, 2020 02:29 PM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, Sept 17: A total of seven settlements in Phalewas Municipality in the district are at high risk of landslides. The local authorities have recommended shifting the settlements to safer zones after geographical assessment.

Light to moderate rainfall predicted across the country for next three days

Published On: September 16, 2020 07:54 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Rainfall has been predicted in most places across the country for the next three days, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

50 percent of coronavirus cases transmitted through hospitals in Chitwan: Study

Published On: September 15, 2020 01:30 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, Sept 15: The coronavirus infection has been transmitted through the hospitals in Chitwan, a study has revealed. According to the study undertaken by the District COVID Crisis Management Centre, almost 50 percent of the infections diagnosed so far have been transmitted through the hospitals.

Narayangadh - Muglin Road obstructed

Published On: September 14, 2020 06:55 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, Sept 14: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed due to a landslide occurred at Chorkhola.

Eight COVID-19 infected expecting mothers deliver safely in Chitwan

Published On: September 13, 2020 04:02 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, Sept 13: The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan district saw safe delivery of eight expecting mothers infected with COVID-19.

231 inmates across country infected with COVID-19

Published On: September 12, 2020 09:05 PM NPT By: RSS

Siraha district prison alone reports 86 COVID-19 cases

Government permits exploration and scoping of 400 mines

Published On: September 12, 2020 08:01 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The government has granted permission for the exploration and scoping study of 407 mines throughout the country in the fiscal year 2019/20. The permission for these tasks was granted to both domestic and foreign companies.

Education and livelihood support for acid attack survivors: PM

Published On: September 10, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that a new law would be introduced through an ordinance in order to punish those involved in the inhumane and heinous crime of acid attack.

Madhyapur Thimi Municipality to mobilise robots in treatment of coronavirus infected

Published On: September 10, 2020 03:45 PM NPT By: RSS

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 10: Madhyapur Thimi Municipality is to mobilize nursing robots for the treatment of coronavirus-infected patients.

Federation calls for waiver of house rent for businesses

Published On: September 8, 2020 01:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The Nepal National Entrepreneurs Federation has demanded waiver of house rent for the entrepreneurs and business persons hit hard by the government-enforced lockdown and restriction to suppress the transmission of coronavirus.

PM urges everyone to make ‘Literate Nepal Campaign’ a success

Published On: September 8, 2020 12:54 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called on everyone to ensure a literate future by making the ‘Literate Nepal Campaign’ a success.

Far-Western University to take exams online

Published On: September 7, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 7: The Far-Western University is at work to administer online exams of various programmes under Bachelor's and Master's degree on September 28 and onwards. The exams were halted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Number of COVID-19 cases exceeds 1,000 in Chitwan

Published On: September 7, 2020 12:27 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, Sept 7: The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection cases has exceeded 1,000 in Chitwan district. An additional 30 coronavirus infection cases were confirmed in course of PCR tests carried out at COVID-19 laboratory of Chitwan Medical College on Sunday evening.

Nepalis abroad will get to vote: Minister Bhusal

Published On: September 6, 2020 12:44 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Ghanashyam Bhusal has said that the Nepali citizens eligible for voting will be able to take part in the election from any part of the world. The government is working to make this happen in the coming elections, according to Bhusal.

Sandeep adds one more wicket to his tally in CPL

Published On: September 6, 2020 12:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Sandeep Lamichhane continued his good run in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL), taking one more wicket in the latest match of his team, Jamaica Tallawahs. His team however lost the match to Barbados Trinidad.

Health Ministry mobilizes volunteers for public sensitization against infection

Published On: September 5, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Ministry of Health and Population has mobilised volunteers at 13 places of the Kathmandu Valley from today for raising public awareness on prevention and control of COVID-19.

Bhujikhola flood damages 171 physical structures

Published On: September 5, 2020 01:10 PM NPT By: RSS

BAGLUNG, Sept 5: A flood in the Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night not only caused loss of life but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain.