KATHMANDU, Oct 29: As the number of coronavirus deaths climbs in Nepal, workers at the only crematorium in Kathmandu designated to handle the victims have been working past midnight, their meagre wages supplemented by less than 50 U.S. cents for each corpse.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The government has now asked the people to manage the funeral rites of their family members who die of COVID-19 in home isolation.