KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Human casualties resulting from traffic accidents have decreased nearly 38 per cent in the Kathmandu Valley in recent period, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) said.

The Kathmandu Valley has reported 46.54 percent of the total confirmed cases in the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: With 2,736 more people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the total number of infections is just 240 short of the 200,000 mark.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed 2,571 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday.  As many as 1,051 females and 1,520 males were diagnosed with the disease.

PHOTOS: Rage against rape in Maitighar

November 7, 2020 19:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Youth activists have taken to the streets to express their rage against increasing cases of rape in the country in recent days.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed a chiller day on Saturday with a fall in temperature. Cold has increased across the country including Kathmandu.

The Kathmandu Valley alone has more than half of the active cases of COVID-19 across the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal on Sunday added 2,824 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reported the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Kathmandu district, the federal capital of Nepal, has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases among the 77 districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The total number of people infected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached 71,488 in the Kathmandu Valley including 843 new cases confirmed on Wednesday.

Cha-Cha-Hui !!!

October 22, 2020 18:00 pm

KATHMANDU: Echos of Cha-Cha-Hui have faded in major areas of the Kathmandu Valley. With festivity celebrations kept on low profile this year, swings have remained absent in major areas but are seen in the outskirts of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Dashain, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Nepal has already made its entry. Were it not corona time, people in the cities would be returning to their home districts to observe the festival with much fanfare. However, the story this year is entirely different.

This is 57.71 percent of the total cases added across the country in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday confirmed over 3,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

PHOTOS: Changa Chait !!!

October 15, 2020 21:00 pm

LALITPUR: Kite (Changa in Nepali) signals the arrival of Dashain, one of the biggest festivals observed in Nepal. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to stay indoors for a long time, flying kites has become the favorite activity to get over the stress.

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 14

October 14, 2020 06:00 am

An intra-party dispute which surfaced this week in the Karnali Provincial Committee of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), seeking the overthrow of Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, has finally been settled, at least for now.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal has reported as many as 3,556 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours.

54 percent of ICU beds and 47 percent ventilators are already occupied

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 4,047 more cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

LALITPUR: Various marketplaces inside the Kathmandu Valley are chock-a-block with shoppers as the festive season has already started and people are ignoring health safety protocols.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: As many as 5,008 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease in Nepal in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: As many as 1,409 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Kathmandu Valley in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In a bid to curb further spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the government has urged all people across the country to perform only routine rituals at temples during the upcoming Dashain festival.

Nepal reports record-high COVID-19 cases of 4,364 on Thursday, caseload inching toward 100,000

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office on Wednesday seized expired food worth around Rs 1 million from Medliz Traders, a retail store operating in Kalopul, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8:  Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping a girl in Kathmandu.

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 8

October 8, 2020 06:00 am

The government has urged people in Kathmandu Valley to be extra-cautious as the Valley is witnessing the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With the Dashain festival just a few weeks away, a large number of people have started leaving Kathmandu for their home districts.

The Valley’s death tally reaches 165

1,599 more people contracted the virus in the past 24 hours in the Kathmandu Valley

PHOTOS: Reaping rice

October 3, 2020 19:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The locals in the suburbs of the Kathmandu Valley these days are busy harvesting their paddy crops.

The total COVID-19 caseload jumps to 26,541 including 148 fatalities

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The pinnacle was installed at the top of the recently reconstructed Bal Gopaleshwar Temple in the midst of Rani Pokhari (Queen’s Pond) in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) has been selling away the onions seized from the black marketers in the Kathmandu Valley some two weeks ago at much cheaper price.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Monday said the risk of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country is beyond the prediction of the government.  The remarks of Minister Gyawali, who is also the spokesperson of the government, comes as the daily count of new COVID-19 cases is on the sharp rise.

Tokha is the municipality with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the district

Of the 9,075 total cases confirmed across the country, 4,849 cases were detected in the past one week in the Valley

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Streets and marketplaces in the Kathmandu Valley look crowded after the government decided to ease the prohibitory orders on September 9.

645 new COVID-19 cases in Valley

September 25, 2020 16:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: As many as 645 more cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in the Kathmandu Valley in the past 24 hours.

PHOTOS: Kathmandu during rain

September 24, 2020 16:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: For the past three days, Nepal has been witnessing incessant downpour including in the Kathmandu Valley.

Total caseload in the Valley stands at 17,737; daily count records 600 plus for eight days in a row

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Dr Govinda KC who was brought to Kathmandu earlier Tuesday has been forcibly taken to the National Turma Center. Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, was brought to Kathmandu through a flight at 11:45 AM.

Valley alone has one fourth of the total cases confirmed across the country

The site can hold Valley’s waste for nearly 50 years

SSP Kiran Bajracharya leads the committee, which consists of DSP and Inspector

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: A powerful earthquake rattled various parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley early morning Wednesday.

Experts have frequently questioned the effectiveness of the months-long lockdown and criticized the government for its 'inefficiency' to tackle the pandemic as the country has started witnessing more than 1,000 new cases almost every day.

IN PICS: Season of kites begins

September 10, 2020 16:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Although the fear of COVID-19 transmission has forced people to stay at distance and festivities have been called off, it hasn't let people down.

The service has resumed after three weeks of restriction

6,478 cases detected in Kathmandu since the enforcement of the prohibitory orders