Miscellany


763 coronavirus infection cases in Karnali Thursday, June 11th, 2020

SURKHET:- The number of coronavirus infection cases in Karnali state has reached 763, with 55 new cases being confirmed on Thursday. Among the new cases, 48 are from Dailekh, six from Surkhet and one from Budhanilkantha-2, Kathmandu, who is currently living in Chingaad rural municipality-5..

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One more confirmed COVID-19 positive after death

ARGHAKAHCHI:- A man who died in a quarantine has been found positive to Corona Virus. The 57-year-old was staying at a school quarantine in Malarani rural municipality. He died on Wednesday on the way back from hospital in Butwal. The throat swab sent for test was found to be positive only today,..

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Madi municipality to be sealed off for five days Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

CHITWAN:- The Madi municipality of Chitwan district has been sealed off for five days. A meeting of the municipality-level COVID-19 prevention and control coordination committee on Wednesday decided to seal off the municipality for five days to be effective from today. Mayor Thakur Prasad Dhakal..

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472 children below five in quarantines in Western Nepal Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

BAJURA:- As many as 472 children below five are staying in quarantines set up by all nine local levels of the district. All these children have returned home from different parts of India along with their parents and stayed in quarantines. According to the District Health Office Bajura, number of..

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Municipality office closes due to coronavirus infection Monday, June 8th, 2020

SANDHIKHARKA:- The Sandhikharka municipality office is closing down from today after 31 people including the municipality officials tested positive to coronavirus. The swabs of municipality employees would be collected today and sent for the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Municipality's..

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Five held again after PCR test results positive

MAHOTTARI:- Police have taken under control five persons from Matihani Municipality of Mahottari after their PCR tests resulted positive. They were earlier released from local quarantines. They were sent back home three days ago though the test report was awaited. The PCR test conducted at..

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19 Health workers quarantined in Western Nepal Saturday, June 6th, 2020

BAITADI:- Regular service at the District Hospital in Baitedi remains affected since the past three days.  The service has been affected after 19 health workers were quarantined, after a woman who delivered at the hospital, tested positive in a RDT test carried out for Corona Virus. After the RDT..

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Karnali State government’s policy and programmes passed Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

SURKHET:- The Karnali State Assembly has passed the state government's policy and programmes. The eighth meeting of the Assembly's sixth session passed the policy with a majority on Tuesday. Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi had presented a proposal in this connection before the Assembly..

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Local levels having hard time managing quarantine Monday, June 1st, 2020

JUMLA:- The local levels in Jumla district are having hard time managing quarantine after a surge in the number of people returning home from India. It is said about a hundred people are coming to the district daily since last few days. Moreover, the local levels are faced with a shortage of..

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Probe report on Soti incident soon

RUKUM:- Coordinator of the High level probe committee formed to investigate into the Soti (Rukum) incident, Jitendra Basnet has shared that the committee was investigating into the incident. In a press meet here today, coordinator Basnet said that the committee will submit its report to the..

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60th anniversary of Nepal-Israel relations

KATHMANDU:- On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and the State of Israel, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli held telephone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu today and exchanged greetings and best wishes. Nepal and..

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One thousand Indians go home through western transit point Sunday, May 31st, 2020

KANCHANPUR:- Around one thousand Indian nationals working in various sectors including brick kilns in the district have returned home through the local Gaddachauki transit point. This many Indians who were stranded in Nepal due to the lockdown have returned to their home in India via this transit..

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