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COVID-19 in Nepal: The country fights the pandemic (VIDEO STORY)

Published On: September 11, 2020 02:24 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Experts have frequently questioned the effectiveness of the months-long lockdown and criticized the government for its 'inefficiency' to tackle the pandemic as the country has started witnessing more than 1,000 new cases almost every day.

Most people dying of COVID-19 in Nepal belong to 41-50 age group

Published On: August 30, 2020 07:35 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal’s death toll as a result of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed 200 on Saturday. With 12 more people dying, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths hit 207.

62 new cases reported in Kathmandu Valley in past 24 hours

Published On: August 4, 2020 07:10 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

The valley reported 31and 51 new cases on Sunday and Monday respectively

Kathmandu Valley reports 51 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: August 3, 2020 05:17 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Kathmandu district alone sees 43 new cases

Former RPP leader Thapa, others join NC (with photos)

Published On: July 28, 2020 07:20 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Says he feels immense pleasure on joining the party ‘leading the political change’

Kathmandu Valley reports 53 new COVID-19 cases in single day

Published On: July 28, 2020 07:09 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, July 28: Kathmandu Valley has reported 53 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

‘CIAA should be allowed to investigate corruption in private sector’

Published On: July 27, 2020 07:35 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has said that it should be allowed to probe into the corruption cases of the private sector.

Agriculture sector being ruined for the last 40 years, new system will ensure farmers' security: Minister Bhusal

Published On: June 27, 2020 03:43 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Ghanashayam Bhsual has said that the agriculture sector is being ruined for the last 40 years.

House panel directs govt to provide internet service to community schools, health institutions and local units at earliest

Published On: June 26, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, June 26 :The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to expand the coverage of the internet to all local units, community schools and health institutions at the earliest.

Govt decides to bring Nepalis back home from third countries ‘on priority basis’

Published On: May 29, 2020 09:43 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has decided to bring the Nepalis abroad home on a priority basis.

COVID-19 spreading like wildfire; 41 districts affected, Province 5 worst hit

Published On: May 24, 2020 02:20 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 24: Nepal reported the first case of COVID-19 on January 24 earlier this year. A student returning from the disease’s epicentre, China’s Wuhan, was the first to be diagnosed with this disease.

Local officials surprised as a man from Gulmi with no recent travel history tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: May 18, 2020 07:02 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

GULMI, May 18: Gulmi district reported its first COVID-19 case on Monday.

Lawmakers demand govt bring home Nepalis abroad at the earliest

Published On: May 17, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 17: Lawmakers have said that the government could not introduce concrete plans for the repatriation of Nepalis who have been left stranded in various parts of the world. They further blamed the government for being indifferent to taking any initiative to bring those Nepalis back to the country who are left stranded after their host countries imposed lockdowns to battle the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Scrap SEE: Lawmakers

Published On: May 7, 2020 06:50 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 7: Lawmakers of the House of Representatives have demanded that the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) of class 10, which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 fears, should be scrapped.

How Bamdev’s hopes to make it to parliament have been dashed every time since 2017

Published On: May 4, 2020 04:50 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 4: Ever since Bam Dev Gautam,the vice-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), lost his parliamentary race to the Nepali Congress candidate Sanjaya Gautam in December 10, 2017 in the House of Representatives in Bardiya-1, he has repeatedly expressed a desire to rejoin the parliament and become prime minister of the country.

NA Chairman Timilsina holds video conference with MPs

Published On: April 13, 2020 09:40 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, April 13: Amid nationwide lockdown, Chairperson of National Assembly Ganesh Timilsina on Monday held a discussion with lawmakers through a video conference.

Former PMs and top leaders have individually contributed zero rupees to corona relief fund

Published On: April 5, 2020 09:20 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, April 5: The government, on March 23, appealed to individuals and organizations to contribute to the ‘COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment fund’. About 1.81 billion rupees has been collected as of Saturday, according to the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM).

14-day quarantine period is not enough to prevent spread of COVID-19: MoHP

Published On: April 4, 2020 10:54 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, April 4: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Saturday said that 14-day quarantine period is not enough to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

COVID-19: Understanding the importance of testing, tracking mechanism

Published On: April 3, 2020 01:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Coronavirus infections in Nepal rose to six on Thursday after a 65-year-old woman who returned to the country on March 17 from Belgium via Qatar transit tested positive for COVID-19.

Here are key decisions taken by cabinet meeting today (with video)

Published On: March 29, 2020 10:30 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, March 29: A cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister's official residence, Baluwatar, has taken various decisions ranging from extending lockdown period by one week to providing relief packages to affected ones.