Nation & Society


Fifty people dead due to COVID-19 in Gandaki so far Sunday, October 18th, 2020

KASKI:- Fifty people have succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Gandaki state so far. Three thousand 499 people have recovered from the infection. An additional 56 cases were recorded in the province on Sunday as per the information given by the Gandaki Province Health Directorate. The number..

Read Full Story »

2,942 new cases of coronavirus infection reported

KATHMANDU:- A total of 2,942 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours taking the coronavirus infection tally to 132,246 till Sunday. There are a total of 39,341 active cases of the virus in the country, according to the Spokesperson of Ministry of..

Read Full Story »

Five killed in Bhadaure bhir road accident Saturday, October 17th, 2020

OKHALDHUNGA:- Five people including two from Okhaldhunga were killed in a road accident that took place at Bhadaure bhir, located on the border between Okhaldhunga and Udayapur. The accident involving a jeep (Ba. 2 Cha. 7171) took place at 1:00 am today on the Siddhicharan highway. Five passengers..

Read Full Story »

Ban on fair and jatra during festival

JAJARKOT:- Jajarkot and Rukum west have put a ban on fairs and jatra or processions considering the rising cases of COVID-19. The Bheri municipality, Barekot executive meeting took a decision in this regard while the district disaster management committee of Rukum West put a ban on religious and..

Read Full Story »

Two more die of COVID-19 in Dharan

SUNSARI:- Two persons died of COVID-19 at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) today. The dead ones are a 57-year-old man from Shivagadhi-11 of Jhapa, and another 65-year-old man from Dharan-15. They died in the span of half hour this morning, according to Co-Spokesperson at BPKIHS, Dr..

Read Full Story »

Temples not to open for devotees Friday, October 16th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Temples and shrines will not be opened for devotees during the Bada Dashain festival in the country. The concerned priests will carry out the necessary nitya pooja and arati but not allow visitors in considering the increasing spread of Corona Virus across the country, including in the..

Read Full Story »

4,392 more infected; 37,000 plus active cases

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Health and Population has recorded 4,392 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. With this, total number of infection reached 126,137 in the country. The RT PCR test was conducted on 16,531 persons from across the country. The latest update put the number of..

Read Full Story »

Coronavirus infection increasing among army and police personnel Thursday, October 15th, 2020

BAGLUNG:- Coronavirus infection is found increasing in the barracks of the Nepali Army and Nepal Police here in the district. Twenty-two army personnel and 14 Nepal Police personnel tested positive for the infection on Thursday alone. Before this, the infection was confirmed in 18 soldiers of the..

Read Full Story »

Supreme Court orders PSC to ensure exam to all applicants

KATHMANDU:- The Supreme Court has issued an interim order in the name of Public Service Commission to manage the exam in a way that all applicants would have access to it. A single bench of Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla on Thursday asked the PSC to ensure exam also to the applicants who are infected..

Read Full Story »

Two COVID-19 infected men die in Dharan

SUNSARI:- Two COVID-19 infected people have died in Dharan. The deceased—a 58-year-old man of Gautam Path in Dharan Sub Metropolitan City-9 in Sunsari district and a 49-year-old man of Dangpa-1 in Terhathum district—were undergoing treatment at the corona hospital at the BP Koirala Institute of..

Read Full Story »

Border outpost set up at Tatopani Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

SINDHUPALCHOWK:- The Armed Police Force (APF) Nepal has set up a border outpost at Tatopani, the transit point in north Sindhupalchok bordering with China. The BOP came into operation from Wednesday. The border outpost was set up at Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, ward no 2, Tatopani, in the..

Read Full Story »

Two coronavirus infected die in Morang

MORNAG:- Two persons receiving treatment at the Koshi Hospital (Covid-19) Treatment Centre have died. They are a 50-year-old male from Biratnagar Metropolitan City, ward no 5 and a 66-year-old man from Dharan-15, Sunsari, Chief Manager of the Centre, Gyan Bahadur Basnet, said. The 50-year-old died..

Read Full Story »

Nepal Weather: Few more days for monsoon to end

KATHMANDU:- The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said it would take few more days for monsoon to end in the country. Issuing a special bulletin on Wednesday, the Department said although the monsoon has ended from Sudurpaschim and Karnali States since October 1, it was yet to go away..

Read Full Story »

Elderly dies due to COVID-19 in Morang Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

MORANG:- An elderly has died of COVID-19 at the Teaching Hospital at Budhiganga Rural Municipality in Morang district on Tuesday night. According to Isolation Ward Chief Sunil Dev, the 60-year-old man was confirmed to have contracted the flu-like infection on October 1. He had been undergoing..

Read Full Story »