KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal witnessed 1,513 cases, 731 recoveries, and 10 fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Tuesday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Ministry of Health and Population on Sunday said that 1,573 new cases, 10 more fatalities and 885 recoveries linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded across the country in the past 24 hours.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Seventeen more fatalities, 1,497 new cases and 457 fresh recoveries linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the past 24 hours, in Nepal, taking the country’s COVID-19 case tally to 69,301.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Foreign direct investments (FDI) worth around Rs 5.50 billion has been pledged in tourism businesses of Nepal in the first two months of the current fiscal year. This positive development comes even as this sector is hit hard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic effect.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred more Nepali businesses to start using internet, social media or digital platforms to seize business opportunities, in the wake of declining traditional sales, a survey said on Wednesday.
Difficult times bring out the best and worst in men and economy. Priorities are reassessed, objectives are redrawn and normal state of affairs is replaced by new normal. Years of hard work put into building and preserving the political and economic system stands on a slippery slope, ready to crumble.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Nepal has added another 1,325 cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 10 more fatalities linked to the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total coronavirus case tally to 64,122, the Ministry of Health and Population said during its daily media briefing Sunday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The government has formally resumed regular flights to and from Nepal after a hiatus of over five months. While a regular flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) left for Narita Tuesday midnight, a Malindo Airlines flight from Malaysia landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI, Sept 1: Many Indian states eased lockdown restrictions on Tuesday, allowing more businesses and public areas to reopen to reduce economic pain caused by the coronavirus, even as the country’s new daily infections remain the highest in the world and its confirmed cases near 3.7 million.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: More than two-thirds of Nepal's schoolchildren are deprived of distance learning during their school closures, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) stated in a report on Friday.
POKHARA, Aug 28: The COVID-19 death toll in Gandaki Province reached 10 on Friday as a 52-year-old man from Pokhara Metropolitan City-16 succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease earlier this afternoon.
WASHINGTON, Aug 27: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hovered around 1 million last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was stalling as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and financial aid from the government dries up.
SYDNEY, Aug 25: Australia surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, tipped over the milestone by the recent outbreak in Victoria state and prompting a warning from authorities about declining test numbers.
NEW DELHI, Aug 23: India’s coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and the wealthier but older populations of the south.
SEOUL, Aug 22: South Korea said on Saturday it held talks with China’s top diplomat over trade, denuclearisation and the coronavirus response, in the first visit by a high-level Beijing official since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted late last year.
The budget of this fiscal year was unveiled on May 28 amid the threats of Covid-19 pandemic. Since then, discussions have taken place in the parliament and the political circles regarding whether the budget has addressed the need to develop quality health care infrastructures, medicines and equipment and to expand the services of skilled doctors and health workers for the prevention, control and treatment of the disease. There was a significant increase in budget of the health sector but it was not up to the expectation and need of the time.
KATHMANDU, August 16: JICA Alumni Association Nepal (JAAN) in collaboration with Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) organized a virtual seminar on “Learning Elderly Care in Japan and Safety Measures for Aging People in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic” on Friday.