WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec 29: The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted 275-134 to meet President Donald Trump’s demand for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks on Monday, sending the measure on to an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.
ROME, Nov 12: Italy, one of the European countries hit hardest by COVID-19, surpassed the one-million infections mark on Wednesday, leap-frogging Mexico to become one of the top 10 worst-affected countries globally, according to a Reuters tally.
LONDON, Nov 11: More than 300,000 people have died of COVID-19 across Europe, according to a Reuters tally on Tuesday, and authorities fear that fatalities and infections will continue to rise as the region heads into winter despite hopes for a new vaccine.
NEW YORK, Sept 21: The death toll from the spread of coronavirus in the United States was approaching over 200,000 lives on Monday, more than double the number of fatalities in India, the country reporting the second-highest number of cases in the world.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has neared 60,000 after the confirmation of 1,246 new cases and four more deaths related to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Thursday afternoon.
NEW DELHI, June 27: India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 22: Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases, rising political instability and a crippled economy.
KATHMANDU, May 14: An Indian man has announced a bounty of INRs 20,000 to find the whereabouts of eight Nepali migrant workers who have ‘absconded’ from a hotel based in Chanspa, Ladakh, earlier this week.
KATHMANDU, April 28: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has slapped a fine of Rs 300,000 on Bhatbhateni Supermarket for selling daily essentials at prices higher than the stated prices of the goods.
LONDON, April 25: Britain could hit the grim milestone of 20,000 COVID-19 deaths later on Saturday, when the daily count is added to the current toll of 19,506 people who tested positive for the new coronavirus and died in hospital.
NEW DELHI/MALE, April 18: The number of people infected with the coronavirus crossed 22,000 in densely populated South Asia on Friday driven by a rise in cases in India as the tiny Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives locked down its capital.
LONDON, April 3: Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy, according to a Reuters tally of official data.
MADRID, April 1: Confirmed coronavirus cases in Spain rose beyond 100,000 as it recorded its biggest one-day death toll from the outbreak on Wednesday, and two planes packed with protective equipment arrived to restock an overloaded public health system.
MADRID, March 31: Spain’s coronavirus deaths jumped by a record number Tuesday as the country’s medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients and the world total climbed to more than 800,000 cases.
NEW YORK, March 27: The sum of known coronavirus U.S. cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses coping with shortages resorted to extremes ranging from hiding scarce medical supplies to buying them on the black market.
KATHMANDU, March 27: The Ministry of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens is going to provide Rs 10,000 per month for the next three months to the senior people staying at various rehabilitation centers and elderly care homes across the country as a relief package.
MADRID, March 26: The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the U.S. on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a stark demonstration of the damage to the world’s biggest economy.
BERLIN, March 18: Desperate travelers choked European border crossings Wednesday after countries implemented strict controls to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, which has now infected more than 200,000 people worldwide and killed more than 8,000.
PARIS, March 7: Crossing more borders, the new coronavirus hit a milestone, infecting more than 100,000 people worldwide as it wove itself deeper into the daily lives of millions, infecting the powerful, the unprotected poor and vast masses in between.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested assistant forest officer Krishna Bahadur Devkota and peon Pramod Kumar Teli of Division Forest Office in Nawalparasi while taking a bribe of Rs 200,000 from the service seekers.
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A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to The Jed Foundation, which partners with schools to strengthen mental health programs. The fashion brand will match public donations to JED from Wednesday through June 12, up to $100,000, at jedfoundation.org/katespade.
American rapper Cardi B got her 10-month -old daughter diamond bracelets and a pair of diamond earrings worth USD 80,000 and bragged about it on Instagram. The rapper, 26 showing baby Kulture Kiari wearing one of the expensive new bracelets, The Exponent reported.
BHAKTAPUR, Jan 4: CPN Chairperson and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the medical grant being provided by the government to the disadvantaged people for treatment will be increased to Rs 500,000.