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Woman in Quarantine gives birth

DAILEKH:- A woman in a quarantine centre has given birth. Mina BK,19, a resident of ward no. 2 in Thatikhanda rural municipality gave birth to a baby girl on Friday. She was staying at the quarantine set up at the Janata Basic School She was rushed to the Primary Health Centre in Lakandra..

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Twenty three organisations condemn the Rukum incident Thursday, May 28th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Twenty three various organisations have condemned the incident that took place at Soti, Chaurjahari-8 of West Rukum last Saturday. Five people were killed in the incident related to caste discrimination. Among the organisations flaying the heinous incident include the Federation of..

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Online news websites to get public welfare ads

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Government as stated in budget for the fiscal year 2020/21 will distribute public welfare advertisements to online news portals. Presenting budget for the FY, 2020/21 at the federal parliament on Thursday, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada said to increase professionalism in..

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Lockdown recognized as zero period

KATHMANDU:- The Supreme Court has decided to recognize the lockdown imposed by the government to stop the spread of COVID-19 as 'zero period' and thereby not count the period for judicial activities. For the first time in the judicial history of Nepal, all the 19 justices of the apex court..

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President remits remaining prison term of 233 inmates Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- President Bidya Devi Bhandari has today remitted the remaining prison term of 233 prisoners at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on the occasion of the Republic Day. The Head of the State has pardoned the remaining prison term of prisoners including Ramesh Bishwokarma..

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All party probe committee demanded on Rukum murder case

KATHMANDU:- The lawmakers speaking at the House of Representatives meeting today demanded an all party probe committee on the murder of youths over the inter caste marriage bid in Rukum Paschim. Speaking at the zero hour of the parliament meeting, the lawmakers stressed the need that the gruesome..

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NHRC releases monitoring report of human right situation

KATHMANDU:- The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has launched a monitoring report showcasing the situation of human rights of Nepali citizens living along the internatioal bordering aeas. The NHRC today released the report online highlighting the human right status of Nepali citizens living..

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Envoy Shakya bags ‘ambassador of the year’ award Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Envoy to Israel Dr Anjan Shakya has been honoured with the 'Ambassador of the year award 2019-20'. She was honoured by the Ambassadors Club of Israel. Dr Shakya is reportedly the first ambassador of an Asian country to be honoured with the award. She was appointed ambassador to..

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Nepali national dies in quarantine in India

RUPANDEHI:- A Nepali in a quarantine in Indian market of Nautanawa has died. Dev Bahadur Thapa,34, a resident of Harinath rural municipality, Syangja was in India in course of employment and quarantined since the outbreak of the Corona Virus. He was staying at the Rajiv Gandhi college quarantine..

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Absconding COVID-19 infected person held in Western Nepal Friday, May 22nd, 2020

BANKE:- Police has taken a coronavirus infected person under control today. He had been absconding from Narainapur rural municipality of Banke district since Friday. The person was among the 12 people kept in quarantine at Kotiya of Shankarnagar, Ward No 3 of the rural municipality and absconded..

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Quarantines set up for home comers

DOTI:- The migrant workers currently in different cities of India are desperately waiting for returning home of late. India is a job market for thousands of Nepali youths from the mid and far western parts of in the country, but now they lost employment in the wake of lockdown imposed there to..

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Bridge construction continues on highway Thursday, May 21st, 2020

RASUWA:- Construction works are continued on three new concrete bridges on Rasuwa section of Galchhi-Mailung-Rasuwagadhi highway. The construction works are being carried out by following the policy and standards for prevention and control of COVID-19. Chief of Galchhi-Mailung Road Improvement..

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Number of coronavirus infected reaches 27 in Jhapa

JHAPA:- The number of people contracting coronavirus in Jhapa district has reached 27. As per updates released by the Ministry of Health and Population this morning, 15 new cases were found among the people from Ward No 3, 6 and 7 of Kachankawal rural municipality. The newly infected belong to the..

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