KATHMANDU, June 9: 67-year-old Laxmi Nagarkoti and her husband Baburam Nagarkoti (80) back in February went to receive their first shot of Covishield vaccine as a ‘privilege’ provided by the state. Their fear was wiped out after receiving the first dose as they didn’t experience any health issues but now it’s the wait for the second dose that is increasing anxiety amongst them.
KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal is being ravaged by the deadlier second wave of the coronavirus disease. Around 10,000 new cases are being detected on a daily basis and more than 100 patients died of the disease every day over the past few days.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The weather across the country has significantly improved, thanks to the rainfall for the last few days. The sky, which used to be covered with a canopy of haze and dust owing to the hazardous level of pollution earlier this month, now looks crystal blue.
LALITPUR: Mangal Bazaar of Lalitpur on Friday afternoon was flooded with rainwater, turning every street into a stream. People struggled to cross roads in the area as the flooded water brought derbies and garbage along the streets.