MORALZARZAL, Spain, Nov 12: At 81 years old Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is training to tackle one of the world’s highest peaks, a challenge he will dedicate to elderly victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MOSCOW, Nov 11: Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow rushes to keep pace with Western drugmakers in the race for a shot.
NEW DELHI, Nov 10: Air quality in India’s capital deteriorated to its worst this year on Tuesday prompting a social media barrage of residents complaining about stinging eyes, sore throat and breathlessness in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Central Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party which was scheduled to be held from October 31 to November 2 has been postponed for a month owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
LALITPUR, Oct 15: Lalitpur District alone has recorded 48 deaths linked with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Thursday, according to the data maintained by the District Public Health Office, Lalitpur.
KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Wednesday that 2,638 new cases, 2,174 recoveries and 12 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the past 24 hours. This takes the country’s coronavirus case tally to 1,17,996.
SIRAHA, Oct 13: The Lahan-based Ram Kumar Sarada Uma Prasad Maurarka Memorial Hospital has shut all its services including emergency from Tuesday after one of its health workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recently.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Kathmandu Valley, which has emerged as a hotspot for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection in recent months, saw 1,684 additional cases of coronavirus in the past one day.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has neared 90,000 after the confirmation of 2,440 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Ministry of Health and Population reported a record daily jump of 2,722 coronavirus infections on Friday, taking Nepal's COVID-19 tally to 82,450 as cases surged across the country.
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.