Lightning kills three women

August 30, 2022 16:54 pm

KATHMANDU, August 30: Three women from the same village died after lightning struck them at Malahi Tole, Garuda Municipality-3, Rautahat district, on Tuesday. The thunderbolt hit them when they were working in their fields.

SYDNEY, Feb 2: Australia reported more than 40,000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday when more than 50 million doses had been delivered in total during the vaccine rollout.

MUMBAI, Jan 16: India reported 271,202 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest daily count in eight months, taking its total tally to 37.12 million, the federal health ministry said on Sunday.

JANAKPUR, Jan 5: Two people died in Dhanusha and Saptari due to the cold wave. The temperature has sharply dropped in the southern plains for the past couple of days.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: At least 111 people have lost their lives in the recent incidents of floods, landslides and inundation.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 20: The risk of COVID-19 is still not over in Banke district. Despite the decrease in the number of cases related to contagious diseases in the past few days, the situation has not changed much in the district.

ROLPA, June 23: Three people have been killed in a landslide in Rolpa.

KATHMANDU, May 29: As many as 96 people died of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease on Friday taking the death tally to 7,047 in the country. According to The Ministry of Health and Population, 4,015 people have died of the viral disease in the past two months.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The infection rate from the second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has decreased in the last few days in India. There are currently 2,419,107 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.

GORKHA, May 27: The second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has spiked in Sulikot Rural Municipality of Barpak, Gorkha. According to the locals, the deceased in the municipality had all shown symptoms of COVID-19.

18 deaths recorded in Kathmandu district alone

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal has recorded the highest single day COVID-19 death tally of 139 in the past 24 hours.

TIKAPUR, May 9: As many as five people lost their lives while undergoing treatment at Tikapur Hospital of Kailali on Sunday.

BUTWAL, May 7: An elected representative of local government in Butwal has died of COVID-19 as he was forced to wait for hours to get admission in hospital.

Pashupati Aryaghat, where Hindus cremate their dead bodies, is overcrowded, and has started cremating bodies on open grounds. Until last week, PM Oli was busy inaugurating projects, openly defying urgent pleas by his health ministry to avoid crowds and public events. He infamously urged people to ‘chew guava leaves and turmeric powder to get rid of the virus’ offering a hope so false that only this disaster could follow.

The number of infected patients at the hospital is surging every day. The demand for oxygen from the patients has not been met despite the hospital supplying some amount from the private hospitals and clinics. Doctors warn that the patients will die due to the lack of oxygen if the authorities fail to make adequate supply in the next two or three days.

COVID-19 death toll in the district reaches 235

NEPALGUNJ, April 27:The number of deaths due to the coronavirus infection in Banke district is increasing at a terrible rate as four more deaths were reported on Tuesday alone.

NEW DELHI, April 23: The world’s fastest pace of spreading infections and the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases are pushing India further into a deepening and deadly health care crisis.

NEW DELHI, April 21: India reported more than 2,000 deaths from COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, the highest single-day tally for the country so far, health ministry data showed on Wednesday.

NEW YORK, April 9: Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections. The disease surged even in some countries that have kept the virus in check.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A total of 1,641 Nepali migrant workers died in Qatar in the past one decade since Qatar speeded up the construction work to host the Football World Cup 2022.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The number of Nepalis succumbing to the coronavirus infection in several countries across the world has surpassed 300 as of last Saturday, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).

Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally is inching toward 200,000 as winter sets in; nearly half the total cases from Kathmandu

LONDON, Oct 24: Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the past two weeks.

BUTWAL, Oct 21: Rupandehi district recorded three more COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday.

Death tally soars to 700 in just five months since May 16

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: An additional 17 Nepalis living abroad have lost their lives due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 in a week.

The country currently has 645 rhinos

PALPA, Sept 24: Five members of a family went missing in Rambha Rural Municipality-2 in Phoksingkot after a massive landslide triggered by incessant rainfall buried two houses on Wednesday night.

Most deaths witnessed in Province 2

Woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Bhairahawa

September 2, 2020 10:35 am

BUTWAL, Sept 2: A woman succumbed to COVID-19 infection at Bhim Hospital in Bhairahawa on Tuesday night.

LAHAN, Sept 1: Four individuals including a four years old girl died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Province 2 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Social Development of the Province.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The COVID-19 death toll in Nepal has risen to 175 on Wednesday, with 11 fatalities in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: With three more COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 102 on Saturday.

BUTWAL, Aug 12: Two individuals undergoing treatment at Butwal Corona Hospital set up at a Fibre Industry in Butwal died on Wednesday night.

MYAGDI, Aug 7: As many as 38 people died due to natural disasters like landslides, floods, thunder strikes, electric shocks and fire in Myagdi district in a year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 11: Brazil registered 45,048 additional cases of the novel coronavirus over the last 24 hours and 1,214 new deaths, the health ministry said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has reported two more COVID-19 deaths in Nepal on Wednesday.

LONDON: Global coronavirus deaths reached 250,000 on Monday after recorded infections topped 3.5 million, a Reuters tally of official government data showed, although the rate of fatalities has slowed.

MADRID, April 20: The number of people diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Spain has surpassed the 200,000 thresholds, the country’s health ministry said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 12: So far, 14 Nepalis have died from the global pandemic of coronavirus while 665 have tested positive for the virus across the world.

MADRID, March 27: Spain’s coronavirus death toll rose by 832 cases overnight to 5,690, the health ministry said on Saturday, marking a new high in the daily rise in fatalities.

LONDON, March 16: Britain will isolate older people “within weeks” and force into quarantine anyone diagnosed with coronavirus, the government said as it stepped up measures that have so far been less stringent than elsewhere in Europe.

LONDON/LOS ANGELES, March 7: Twenty-one people aboard a cruise ship that was barred from docking in San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus, U.S. officials said on Friday, adding to the more than 100,000 cases of the fast-spreading illness across the world.

BEIJING, Jan 29: Countries began evacuating their citizens Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on the mainland and abroad.

MCLEAN’S TOWN, BAHAMAS, Sept 13: They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends.

BAGHDAD, Sept 10: At least 16 people died and 75 more were wounded on Tuesday during the Shi’ite Muslim religious Ashura rituals in the Iraqi city of Kerbala, a Health Ministry spokesman said.

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Sept 3: Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported.

CHITWAN, Aug 28: Three persons died of dengue and scrub typhus since mid-July this year in the district. According to the District Health Office, Chitwan, of the deceased, two are from Chitwan and one from Rautahat.