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Nepal: COVID-19 focal person designated Thursday, August 27th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The government has designated Mahendra Shrestha as the COVID-19 focal person. It was decided through a ministerial decision of Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal today. A 12th-grade officer at the Ministry, Shrestha was leading the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre..

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Nepal: Kashthamandap reconstruction 70 per cent complete

KATHMANDU:- The reconstruction of the Kashthamandap is going ahead as per the target. The Kashthamandap Reconstruction Committee has shared that 70 percent reconstruction of the heritage monument has been completed so far. The reconstruction of the first storey of the ancient temple has been..

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Woman dies of COVID-19 in Pokhara, Nepal today Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

POKHARA:- A 32-year-old woman of Pokhara Metropolitan City died of COVID-19 today. The woman who was undergoing treatment at Pokhara Health Science Institute died at 8: 00 am today. According to Institute Director Dr. Arjun Acharya, she was kept in a ventilator last night after she complained of..

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Nepal: River erosion troubles waste management

DAMAULI:- Tanahun’s Byas municipality has failed to collect solid waste from the town area for the past one month with the Madi River eroded the dumping site. The solid waste of the municipality has not been picked after the river took away the dumping site at Byas municipality-3, Bhateri...

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37-year-old die of coronavirus infection in Banke, Nepal Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

RANJHA:- A 37-year-old man of Nepalgunj sub-metropolis died of coronavirus infection in Banke last night. He was admitted to the Teaching Hospital Nepalgunj after diagnosed with pneumonia in both the lungs and breathed his last while undergoing treatment, shared Corona Resource Person of the..

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One killed due to landslide in Baglung, Nepal

BAGLUNG:- A woman has died after landslide triggered by rain washed away a house at Dhorpatan of Baglung district. Nineteen-year-old Puja Pariyar, daughter of Prakash Pariyar, died in the incident that occurred at 1 am today at Arnak, Dhorpatan Municipality-2, the District Police Office Baglung..

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Mortuary van handed to municipality

DAMAULI:- The Damauli Chamber of Commerce and Industry handed over a mortuary van to Byas municipality. The Damauli Chamber has been operating the mortuary van for the past one year. Chamber Chair Raj Kumar Shrestha on Monday handed the key of the van to Byas municipality mayor Baikuntha Neupane...

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Nepal: NRA organizes four-day symposium

KATHMANDU:- The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started a four-day symposium on exchanging experiences of post-quake reconstruction. The symposium organized via the virtual method began today. According to the NRA, the program is being organized to exchange post-quake reconstruction..

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Nepal: All services at cancer hospital back into operation Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

CHITWAN:- All services have been resumed from today at the BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital here. The hospital administration had since August 16 closed all services except the emergency after the health workers at the hospital tested positive for coronavirus. Hospital's executive director Dr...

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Lockdown extended in Damak, Nepal

DAMAK:- The lockdown in Damak municipality has been extended by a week, as Corona Virus infection continues to rise. An all-party meeting of the Corona Prevention and Control Coordination Committee on Saturday took this decision. Accordingly, the lockdown will remain in effect until August 29. The..

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