Tapendra Karki

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Remdesivir costing Rs 5,600 being sold for more than Rs 40,000

Published On: November 8, 2020 08:37 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Remdesivir, an antiviral medication, which has been permitted to be used as an emergency medication against COVID-19 by the government, has been found being sold at exorbitantly higher prices.

Nepal Army not happy with the government for failing to provide information on foreign high-level military officials’ mountaineering activities

Published On: November 6, 2020 06:55 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: A team of Nepal Army is conducting a surveillance around Mt Amadablam base camp area after knowing that a 17-member expedition team led by Prince of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Thani, who is also a military official of the country, is currently on an expedition there.

Cadres of Biplab-led outfit arrested as they were preparing to show black flags to visiting Indian Army Chief

Published On: November 5, 2020 01:05 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Two cadres of the Biplab-led Nepal Communist Party were arrested from Bagbazar in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Home minister Thapa working to settle disputes within NCP

Published On: November 1, 2020 08:50 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A member of the secretariat of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Ram Bahadur Thapa, has been making efforts to settle the disputes floated recently within the party.

PM Oli tests negative for COVID-19

Published On: October 3, 2020 10:20 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Prime Minister K P Oli has tested negative for the COVID-19.

74 security personnel at PM Oli’s residence contract COVID-19; 45 others wait for test results

Published On: October 3, 2020 07:12 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: As many as 74 security personnel working at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar were diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease on Saturday.

How NCP General Secretary Poudel saved NCP from splitting

Published On: September 18, 2020 03:24 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

“During this difficult time Poudel talked to both Oli and Dahal’s top aides to find a middle path,” said a National Assembly member close to Poudel. “He was on high alert even before Oli and Dahal’s disagreement became public. He was talking to everyone,” added the National Assembly member.

Legal action recommended against five sanitizer manufacturing companies

Published On: September 12, 2020 01:05 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has recommended legal action against five sanitizer manufacturing companies on the charge of mixing poisonous chemicals in their products.

Surveillance vehicle worth Rs 50 million being purchased for Prime Minister

Published On: June 23, 2020 03:51 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, June 23: At a time when police personnel on the field are responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic without PPE, gloves, masks and other safety equipment, Nepal Police is procuring a surveillance vehicle with LTE Rapid Communication System for Prime Minister KP Oli. Nepal Police Headquarters has expedited the process to procure the surveillance vehicle with the rapid communication system from the budget allocated to it in fiscal year 2019/20.

Nepal extends suspension of international, domestic flights till June 14

Published On: May 21, 2020 05:27 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, May 20: Government has decided to extend the suspension of all domestic and international flights until June 14.

Police arrest Anil Sharma ‘Birahi’, a key leader of outlawed Chand-led party from Chitwan

Published On: May 5, 2020 05:40 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, May 5: Police arrested Anil Sharma 'Birahi', a politburo member of the underground Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Tuesday morning.

Govt to recall thousands of PSOs to deploy them to check cross-border movement

Published On: April 15, 2020 05:45 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, April 15: Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed both of police institutions to call back security personnel involved in security of VIPs owing to shortage of manpower along Nepal-India borderline at a time when the country is struggling hard to combat against the spread of COVID-19.

DAO Kathmandu permits police to keep entrepreneur Agrawal in custody for seven days

Published On: April 8, 2020 02:56 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, April 8: District Administration Office Kathmandu has permitted the police to keep Shanker Group vice chairperson Sulav Agrawal in custody for another seven days for further investigation.

Shanker Group vice chair Sulav Agrawal arrested for overpricing China-made thermal guns

Published On: April 7, 2020 07:22 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, April 7: Vice chairperson of Shanker Group Sulav Agrawal was arrested on Tuesday on the charge of black marketing China-made thermal guns which are widely used to prevent the coronavirus.

Nepal Army sky truck bound for Sudurpaschim returns mid-way without delivering medical supplies

Published On: March 30, 2020 10:26 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, March 30: A Nepal Army sky truck which was flying to Sudurpaschim Province carrying medical supplies to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus returned mid-way without delivering the dispatch today morning.

Today's cabinet meeting all set to extend nationwide lockdown for another week

Published On: March 29, 2020 12:44 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, March 29: The government is all set to extend the nationwide lockdown for another week in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Germany sends special Qatar Airways flight to evacuate its citizens stranded in Nepal

Published On: March 27, 2020 12:00 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, March 27: Germany is evacuating its 325 citizens from Kathmandu today who were stranded in various trekking trails of Nepal after the government enforced a week-long lockdown earlier this week to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Chartered plane flying to Pokhara to rescue 47 stranded French tourists

Published On: March 26, 2020 10:10 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, March 26: A chartered plane of Buddha air is flying to Pokhara to rescue 47 French nationals, sources said.

Shoe attack on NCP chairperson Dahal in capital (with video)

Published On: March 1, 2020 04:14 PM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, March 1: A man hurled shoes on the chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal at City Hall in the capital on Sunday, shortly after he addressed a public event.

Tumbahangphe to take oath as Minister for Law today

Published On: February 17, 2020 11:29 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Former Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe is all set to be appointed as the Minister for Law and Justice today.