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COVID-19 infection rate up by 2 percent in a day

Published On: April 17, 2021 09:28 AM NPT By: Republica

Nepal’s COVID-19 infection rate was 12.8 percent on Thursday which reached 14.61 percent on Friday.

Photojournalist Poornima Shrestha among four Nepali women to conquer Mt Annapurna I

Published On: April 16, 2021 04:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 16: Four Nepali women climbers have made it to the top of Annapurna I, making a record of the first-ever ascent by women climbers.

Schools with high number of students urged to run classes in shifts

Published On: April 16, 2021 04:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has urged the schools with high numbers of students to run the classes in shifts in view of the rising risk of the COVID-19 infection across the country.

Priyanka and Garima flaunting baby bumps

Published On: April 16, 2021 04:02 PM NPT By: Republica

Motherhood is one of the cherished stages of a woman. And recently, actresses Priyanka Karki and Garima Panta are sharing their happiness on social media posting photographs of their baby bumps.

Out of 183 COVID-19 tests conducted, 127 tested positive in past 24 hours

Published On: April 16, 2021 03:34 PM NPT By: Republica

Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis decides to stop physical classes in schools and colleges from Sunday.

PM Oli calls all-party meeting as govt prepares to prorogue winter session of federal parliament

Published On: April 16, 2021 02:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 16: Prime Minister K P Oli has called an all-party meeting to discuss various current political issues at his official residence in Baluwatar on Saturday.

Gross negligence shown in implementing necessary health protocols puts schools at high risk

Published On: April 16, 2021 01:50 PM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, April 16: COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Nepalgunj once again. Academic institutions are seen to be highly vulnerable to COVID-19 as a number of students and teachers have already been infected with the virus.

KMC directs schools to suspend physical classes for a week if any teacher or student tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: April 16, 2021 12:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has directed all academic institutions within the metropolitan area to suspend physical classes for a week if any teacher or student tests positive for COVID-19.

Birgunj turns into COVID-19 hotspot, once again

Published On: April 16, 2021 12:02 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRGUNJ, April 16: Birgunj Metropolitan City has turned into a COVID-19 hotspot once again as the second wave of the viral disease hits Nepal and its neighboring country, India severely.

49 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital in critical condition

Published On: April 16, 2021 11:35 AM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, April 16: As many as 49 COVID-19 patients currently undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj are in serious condition.

Indian govt allows NEA to purchase electricity under free market mechanism through energy exchange market

Published On: April 16, 2021 07:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) can now access the Indian market to purchase electricity at competitive prices set by the free market, with the Indian government incorporating the power-utility authority of Nepal as a member of NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd, India.

Nepal records 490 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

Published On: April 15, 2021 08:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: A total of 490 new cases of COVID-19 infections were recorded in the past 24 hours in the country. With this, the total caseload has reached 282,054 so far in the country.

Stock market sees increase in volumes as Nepse hits all time high

Published On: April 15, 2021 07:28 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) opened in green note and rose 39 points till mid-day. Then after the equity market witnessed some correction but still managed to trade in positive side of spectrum for the rest of the session. At the close, Nepse went up by 20.61 points on the first trading day of the year to close at all-time high of 2735.40.

14 districts ‘extremely affected’ by second wave of COVID-19, students urged not to go to school

Published On: April 15, 2021 07:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: A total of 14 districts across the country including the Kathmandu Valley have been extremely affected by the second wave of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the government.

Govt rolls back quota permits on import of peppercorns, peas, dates and betel nuts in just two weeks of enforcing the rule

Published On: April 15, 2021 07:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: The government scrapped its earlier decision to allow the import of peppercorns, peas, dates and betel nuts, following concerns from various quarters on the possible ‘policy corruptions’ by the top government officials.

There is unnatural delay in Upper Tamakoshi, won’t tolerate any further delay: PM Oli

Published On: April 15, 2021 07:01 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that there has been an ‘unnatural delay’ in the completion of the Upper Tamakoshi hydroelectric project.

India's military chief concerned about US pullout from Afghanistan

Published On: April 15, 2021 04:30 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, April 15: India is concerned about a vacuum developing in Afghanistan following the proposed withdrawal of United States and NATO forces from the country, the chief of the defence staff said on Thursday.

Weekend curfew imposed in New Delhi after a sharp spike of COVID-19 cases

Published On: April 15, 2021 02:23 PM NPT By: Republica

Kathmandu, April 15: India’s national capital, New Delhi, has enforced weekend curfew after it registered a new high daily COVID-19 tally of 17, 282 cases on Wednesday.

Nepal Trust evacuates Kathmandu Plaza, two business enterprises sealed

Published On: April 15, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15:  Nepal Trust on Thursday evacuated the Kathmandu Plaza building in the capital.

COVID infected woman dies in Biratnagar

Published On: April 15, 2021 11:31 AM NPT By: Republica

MORANG, April 15: A woman died while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar on Thursday. A 46-year-old woman from Biratnagar, who was infected with the coronavirus, died at 4AM this morning, according to the hospital.