Over 50 people feared dead and several others injured as a Bombardier Dash Q-400 aircraft operated by US-Bangla Airlines crashed while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday afternoon.
The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan has started generating oxygen for its own use. The hospital has set up an oxygen gas plant at a cost of Rs 14.6 million in its bid to become self-sufficient on this life saving gas.
Nepal is witnessing a spike in demand for imports riding on strong consumer demand. According to sources in Nepalese industry, the root of the problem lies in a liquidity crunch followed by a recent directive of the country’s finance ministry to asses customs duty based on recommended value rather than the declared value of goods.
Over 2000 people have died of cholera in Yemen over the past year. According to the epidemiological bulletin of the World Health Organization 1 063 786 cholera cases have been fixed in Yemen since April 27 2017 until the end of February 2018, 2258 cases have been fatal, lab tests confirmed 1104 cases.