Miscellany


Youth dies in quarantine in Ilam, report awaited Monday, August 17th, 2020

ILLAM:- A youth suspected of contracting COVID-19 and kept in the quarantine facility at Karfor of Suryodaya Municipality in the Ilam district died on August 16 due to unknown reasons. The 22-year-old youth had returned from Hyderabad in India and was staying in the quarantine facility since..

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Tribhuvan University halts all services for two weeks Sunday, August 16th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Tribhuvan University has decided to shut down all its constituted and affiliated campuses for two weeks in view of coronavirus risk. According to TU Information and Public Information Division Chief Surya Prasad Adhikari, all kinds of services including online services and classes are..

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Nepal: Army court orders removal of three personnel

KATHMANDU:- Samari General Army Court on Sunday has ordered the removal of three army officials on charges of property and discipline and moral conduct. The army officials who have faced action are Brigadier General Prayog Jung Rana, Colonel Nabin Silwal, and Warrant Officer First Class Mithuram..

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Nepal: Four persons of a single family swept away

DOTI:- Naraharinath river in Achham swept away four members of a family from Panchadewal Binayak Municipality-9 in the district on Sunday. Senior Superintendent of Nepal Police in Sudur Paschim State Police Office, Dipayal, Mukesh Kumar Singh said that Deva Bohora, 33, and her 14-year-old..

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Four local levels in Jhapa imposes weeklong lockdown

JHAPA:- Following the detection of 51 COVID-19 cases, four local levels in Jhapa district announced lockdown. A weeklong lockdown starting on Saturday has been imposed in Damak and Mechinagar municipalities and Kamal and Buddhashanti rural municipalities. The infection has been spotted at the..

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Nepal: 42-year-old man succumbs to COVID-19

RUPANDEHI:- A 42-year-old male died of coronavirus at the Lumbini State Hospital, Butwal today. He was admitted to the hospital three days ago, the hospital said, confirming his death this morning. He had serious lung problems on the arrival at the hospital and was given the Intensive Care Unit..

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Nepal: Rainfall predicted across country for three days

KATHMANDU:- Rainfall in almost all parts of the country has been predicted for the coming three days. A meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Raju Pradhanang, informed that the countrywide rainfall was forecasted in the wake of the monsoon low-pressure belt being near..

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Tribhuvan highway, Nepal opens for traffic

TISTUNG:- The Tribhuvan highway that remained obstructed due to landslide has opened for traffic since Friday evening. The road opened for traffic after the debris of the landslide was cleared by the Department of Roads, according to Police Inspector Bikas Raj Tamang. As a result, vehicles along..

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Two trucks catch fire in Hetauda, Nepal

BAGMATI:- Two trucks parked inside the industrial zone in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati State, have caught fire today. Police said the trucks kept in front of the Vyalit Palette Feed Industry caught fire. The trucks with registration number plate Na 5 Pa 6503 and Na 6 Kha 7826 caught fire, it..

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Tribhuvan University, Nepal not conducting its exams soon

KATHMANDU:- Tribhuvan University is not soon going to run its postponed and scheduled exams. According to Examination Controller Pushpa Raj Joshi, though University was preparing to conduct the semester-based exams from 1st September and annual based exams from mid-September, they were postponed..

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