Covid impasse

August 23, 2021 14:26 pm

A clear sky, light wind, antique curiosities, modern eyes.  A simple house with a little garden  and chairs to sit in and sip coffee  and look at the people

KATHMANDU, June 13: Medical equipment donated by three EU Member States – Slovenia, Austria and Malta - arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport Sunday morning. The EU Member States have supplied the equipment through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to assist Nepal in its fight against this terrible second wave of Covid-19.

KATHMANDU, June 5:Kathmandu Valley, one of the places worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, has so far reported a total of 248,861 cases of the coronavirus disease including 193,507 cases in Kathmandu, 20,695 in Bhaktapur and 34,659 in Lalitpur districts.

Safety First

May 27, 2021 19:27 pm

Psychologically, we need to remain strong, bold, spirited, self-motivated and with strong willpower and a steadfast belief that we need to move on, life needs to continue and we shall conquer every trial and travail.

Kathmandu, May 20: As the pandemic continues to devastate the country, the Integrated Development Studies (IIDS), an independent, non-partisan, and not-for-profit think-tank, has forwarded a series of recommendations to the government to tackle the second wave of the virus. The study group was chaired by Dr Swarnim Wagle, chair of IIDS.

KATHMANDU, May 18: There are a total of 39,305 active cases of the coronavirus disease in the Kathmandu Valley alone.  This accounts for 34.31 percent of the active cases reported from across the country as of Tuesday afternoon, the health ministry said.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged District Administration Offices (DAOs) of 20 districts across the country to further tighten enforcement of ongoing prohibitory orders in view of rising cases of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has so far reported 51,412 cases of the coronavirus disease. Of the cases confirmed since last year, 40,266 patients have so far gained recovery, according to a report released by the metropolis on Sunday evening.

We need a functioning govt

May 14, 2021 11:35 am

Do everything possible to save lives. We can think of ‘happy Nepalis and prosperous Nepal’ only if we have a healthy nation. The next few weeks are crucial. We can defeat the virus. We call upon the prime minister to make it his personal mission to bring things under control, and provide hope to the people who are struggling to survive at this hour.

It has been exactly 68 days since the Supreme Court paved a way for CPN-UML and the Maoist (Center) to go about their ways. Subsequent effort to review the decision was refused by the Court. The Madhav Kumar Nepal-faction of CPN-UML threatened to resign en masse so that Nepali Congress, the Maoist (Center) and JSP would form a coalition government. Last-minute deals between PM KP Sharma Oli and Nepal prevented the party from splitting, and the CPN-UML government has survived a threat created by its own misdoings.

GULMI, May 9: A seven-year-old boy has got over the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Rajesh Raut of Madane Rural Municipality-1 in Gulmi district was admitted to the temporary COVID-19 special hospital operated by the rural municipality on May 3 after he had fever and shortness of breath.

SANKHU: Despite the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the local administration, locals of Sankhu in the capital celebrated the Bajrayogini Jatra on Friday.

In a message taped for what turned out to be his final week as “Jeopardy!” host, Alex Trebek urged the game show’s viewers to honor the season of giving by helping victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Around 2,000 staffers from various commercial banks have tested positive for the coronavirus.

SEOUL, June 1: A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor.

Flight in time of Corona

May 20, 2020 17:13 pm

Been easy lately  For people to not show their colors  They put on a mask  Letting others define them

Pop star Rihanna has asked her fans, who are demanding her to release her new album soon, to back off as her prime focus right now is doing her bit in saving the world from the coronavirus pandemic.

LONDON, April 1: The number of people with coronavirus who have died in Britain rose by 563 to a total 2,352 by 1600 GMT on March 31, the government said on Wednesday.

You might have used various methods to make this lockdown productive like watching movies, web series or reading books. And here is a list of Nepali documentaries we recommend, which narrate the story of Nepali society and these documentaries

KATHMANDU, March 26: Over 700 suspected people that came in contact have been tested negative for coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

KIGALI, March 15: Mauritania, Rwanda, Seychelles and Central African Republic confirmed their first coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing to 23 the number of African countries that have reported positive tests for the virus.

The number of visitors in places like movie theaters, stage shows, and festivals has been decreased among others. Fear of COVID-19 spreading has not just decreased the number of audience, but most of the shows have been canceled.

Though the shows in the theaters are running according to their schedule, there has been decrease in the number of moviegoers in Pokhara.

Human Rights Film Center (HRFC) has decided to postpone the eighth Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF), which was scheduled to kick off on March 4, due to the risk of Corona infection.