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Kalimati market to suspend retail transaction of vegetables and fruits from Thursday owing to risk of coronavirus

Published On: May 11, 2021 07:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: Kalimati vegetable market is suspending the retail business of vegetables and fruits being operated inside the market yard from Thursday, citing a growing risk of the coronavirus spread.

Dolma Fund Management hits first close of Dolma II at $ 40 million

Published On: May 11, 2021 06:44 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: Dolma Fund Management (DFM) on Tuesday announced the first close of the second impact fund (Dolma II), a private equity fund worth $ 40 million, investing in renewable energy, healthcare and technology in Nepal.

Nepal recorded highest single day recovery of 5,225 COVID-19 patients, 9, 483 new cases and 225 deaths in past 24 hours

Published On: May 11, 2021 06:07 PM NPT By: Republica

The number of active cases of COVID-19 nears 100,000

225 new deaths added in past 24 hours, Nepal's death tally goes past 4,000

Published On: May 11, 2021 05:56 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: Record-high 225 new deaths caused by the coronavirus infection were added in the past 24 hours in Nepal.

Health equipment including 400 oxygen cylinders donated by China arrive in Kathmandu

Published On: May 11, 2021 05:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: A wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines has arrived in Kathmandu with health equipment donated by China.

SC issues interim order to govt for smooth management of oxygen, hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

Published On: May 11, 2021 05:08 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU,  May 11: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order to the government for a smooth management of oxygen and hospitals for COVID-19 treatment.

Nepal Medical College asks corona patients to get discharged by 4 PM today, owing to oxygen crunch

Published On: May 11, 2021 03:46 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: A hospital in Kathmandu has asked the patients, who are undergoing treatment for COVID-19, to get discharged before 4 PM on Tuesday owing to the acute crunch of life-saving medical oxygen.

Teku Hospital stops conducting PCR tests until further notice

Published On: May 11, 2021 03:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku in Kathmandu has stopped conducting Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests from Tuesday.

Police bust racket selling fake Oximeter in Kathmandu

Published On: May 11, 2021 02:08 PM NPT By: Republica

Oximeters worth Rs 600 to 700 per unit found being sold at as high as Rs 2,220

Prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley extended by 15 days

Published On: May 11, 2021 01:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: The ongoing prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley have been extended by two more weeks.

Six int’l flights including an ambulance flight at TIA today

Published On: May 11, 2021 01:24 PM NPT By: Republica

NAC bringing in 400 units of oxygen cylinders and 20 ventilators from China

Deuba summons NC office-bearers’ meeting this afternoon

Published On: May 11, 2021 01:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: President of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the office bearers of the party on Tuesday afternoon.

These are 13 border points to enter Nepal from India

Published On: May 11, 2021 12:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: The government has permitted Nepali nationals in India to enter Nepal from 13 different entry points at different places along the Nepal-India border.

Prohibitory order extended in Banke

Published On: May 11, 2021 11:02 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Banke district administration has extended the prohibitory order following the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country with a new variant of the virus. The District Administration Office, Banke, issued a notice on Monday and extended the prohibitory order till May 17.

Bahrain prince and his team successfully scale Sagarmatha

Published On: May 11, 2021 09:31 AM NPT By: Republica

This is the first international team to conquer the newly announced altitude of 8848.86m of Mt Sagarmatha.

Contractors demand govt to extend project completion deadlines for a year

Published On: May 11, 2021 08:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: Contractors have urged the government to extend the deadline of the project construction period by additional one year, citing disruption in construction works due to ongoing prohibitory orders imposed by the government to contain the second wave of the COVID-19.

Black marketing of safety medical instruments rampant across the country

Published On: May 11, 2021 07:31 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 11: With the government authorities failing to conduct effective market monitoring, the black market of safety medical accessories such as disposable face masks and oximeters are found to be rampant.

President initiates process to form new govt, asks opposition parties to stake claim for new PM by May 13

Published On: May 10, 2021 10:51 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 10: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has invited a political party leader who can garner majority votes in parliament with the support of two or more parties to stake claim for the post of new prime minister as per Article 76(2) of the constitution.

Stocks erase prior day losses, but turnover remains low

Published On: May 10, 2021 09:51 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 10: The equity market witnessed slight selling pressure in the morning as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell around 10 points initially. Nonetheless, stocks saw upbeat movement thereafter with the benchmark trading more than 12 points higher around mid-day. The index continued to advance in the latter part of the afternoon and closed near its session high at 2,645.85. Monday’s gain stood at 27.41 points.

Opposition parties ask President Bhandari to initiate process to form majority govt

Published On: May 10, 2021 07:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 10: Three opposition parties in parliament have asked President Bidya Devi Bhandari to initiate the process to form a new government as per Article 76(2) of the Constitution of Nepal.