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Health Ministry releases updated list of hospitals designated for COVID-19 patients in Nepal (with list)

Published On: April 1, 2020 09:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: COVID-19 cases climbed to five on March 29 after a 19-year-old female student who returned to the country from Belgium via Qatar tested positive for coronavirus.

Say no to stigmatization

Published On: April 1, 2020 09:21 AM NPT By: Republica

The world is under the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic—affecting each and every aspect of our life. Lockdown and social distancing have become new normal. Needless to say, no one has been immune to the economic and social fallout of this crisis. Yet, the countries are combating it by taking various measures, because of which people from across the world have started seeing light at the end of the tunnel. Hardest hit the Chinese city of Wuhan has gotten back to normal, for example, and many others are expected to follow suit. Amid the global crisis, however, there is also a rising unity among people to help out those who are suffering or who need help. We have been seeing the good number of good Samaritans coming forward to contribute toward the alleviation of pain and chaos emanating from the pandemic, signaling that the humanity in us is still alive. But sadly, and very, unfortunately, acts of stigmatizing people who are tested positive or who are even just suspected of infection have also started to come out.

DIY Green Smoothie

Published On: April 1, 2020 09:20 AM NPT By: Republica

(Spinach-Banana) Breakfast Smoothie Green smoothies are quick and easy breakfast smoothies. Having a glass of this smoothie in the morning keeps you energized with a mix of natural sugars, vitamins, and minerals from the combination of banana and spinach along with healthy fats and protein in milk.

3 Ways to boost Your Immune System to fight COVOD-19

Published On: April 1, 2020 08:54 AM NPT By: Republica

With the coronavirus continuing to spread, it's more important than ever to strengthen the immune system for the possible prevention of the virus. It might sound difficult but worry not, we can do this by trying to adapt with few changes

House awaits decision on MCC before prorogation

Published On: April 1, 2020 05:25 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: The meetings both Houses of the federal parliament are being adjourned through notices time and again since the last two weeks citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global fuel prices at 18-year low but Nepalis reap zero benefit

Published On: April 1, 2020 05:23 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: Price of crude oil in the international market plunged to an almost 18-year low at US $ 20 per barrel on Monday. However, Nepali consumers are bound to keep on paying the higher prices as usual, and this despite the fact the country has adopted an automatic pricing policy.

VNY 2020 campaign formally canceled

Published On: April 1, 2020 05:14 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: The government has formally canceled the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. It also said that the VNY Secretariat will be dissolved on April 13.

302 stranded US tourists fly out of Nepal

Published On: April 1, 2020 04:11 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 1: A total of 302 US tourists flew out of Nepal in a chartered flight on Tuesday.

Former king Gyanendra donates Rs 20 million to PM COVID-19 Fund

Published On: March 31, 2020 10:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Former king Gyanendra Shah has donated Rs 20 million to Prime Minister COVID-19 fund established to prevent and contain novel coronavirus.

Republica and Nagarik launch official Viber community groups

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Republica and Nagarik on Tuesday launched official Viber community groups to provide latest news and happenings in Nepal and abroad.

These are critically-acclaimed Nepali documentaries you should watch during lockdown

Published On: March 31, 2020 04:19 PM NPT By: Republica

You might have used various methods to make this lockdown productive like watching movies, web series or reading books. And here is a list of Nepali documentaries we recommend, which narrate the story of Nepali society and these documentaries

Lab reports of two patients suspected of coronavirus infection at Bir hospital turn out negative

Published On: March 31, 2020 11:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: The coronavirus test reports of the two patients who passed away amidst the isolation care at Bir hospital have turned out negative, the hospital sources said today.

Those spreading fake news about COVID-19 to face legal action

Published On: March 31, 2020 10:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: At a time when the market is rife with fake news and rumors about COVID-19, the government on Monday said that those creating and circulating misinformation will face legal action as per the existing law.

We need a commander

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:40 AM NPT By: Republica

As the nationwide lockdown enters its second week, people are desperately looking for a reassuring leader at the helm of our government. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is recovering from a kidney transplant and Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokharel is technically in charge of the coronavirus response team. However, we have yet to see the type of leadership a crisis demands.

SC orders govt to provide food to the poor

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:06 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the authorities — the Office of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Home Affairs — to provide relief packages to the needy who are the hardest hit by the COVID-19 lockdown in Nepal.

Rs 207 million collected in corona control fund

Published On: March 31, 2020 07:29 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: A total of Rs 207.31 million has been collected in a fund set up by the government to combat the spread of COVID-19

Nepali migrant workers stuck on Indian border denied entry

Published On: March 31, 2020 06:05 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Hundreds of Nepali migrant workers returning home from India are stranded in Dharchula on the Indian side of the Nepal-India border since the last few days after the Darchula district administration barred them from entering Nepal citing the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

ISPs say can't provide 25% off on Internet service sans subsidy

Published On: March 31, 2020 03:23 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Internet service providers have said that they cannot provide 25% discount on Internet service as announced by the government unless they receive subsidy or any other support from the government.

NTB stops rescue operation with the rescue of 1,331 stranded tourists

Published On: March 31, 2020 03:05 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has stopped rescue operation of stranded tourists after bringing 1,331 foreigners from different places of Nepal to Kathmandu in five days. The national tourism promotion organization had started rescue operation since Thursday.

Health benifits of pumpkin seeds

Published On: March 30, 2020 08:36 PM NPT By: Republica

Pumpkin seeds are a good source of antioxidants, magnesium, zinc and fatty acids — all of which may help keep your heart healthy The nutrients stored in it can also help in reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol level all leading to decrease risk factors for heart disease.