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COVID-19 active cases cross 100,000 with 9,238 new infections; 168 fatalities

Kathmandu / May. 12: With 9,238 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday, the nation’s novel coronavirus tally has reached 422,349. In 20,362 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 9,238 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Health Ministry. Likewise, […]


Nepal’s remittance earnings as of third quarter end grew 16.5 percent to Rs 729 billion

Kathmandu / May 11: Nepal’s remittance earnings in the first nine months of the current fiscal year rose by 16.5 percent compared to that of the same period of the last fiscal year, despite a massive drop in the outgoing number of migrant workers. According to Nepal Rastra Bank’s nine months’ report under ‘Current Macroeconomic […]


Govt. to resume Vaccination Campaign from May 16

Aasha Sah / Kathmandu, May. 12: The government’s COVID-19 vaccination drive, which had been halted due to the second wave of the pandemic followed by prohibitory orders in various parts of the nation, is being resumed. Dr. Jhalak Sharma Gautam, chief of the national immunisation programme, said, “The vaccination of the second dose of Vero […]


Record 225 COVID-19 fatalities and 9,317 new infections; prohibitory order extended by 15 days

Kathmandu / May. 11: The Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday added 225 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which has now spiked to 4,084. This is the highest single-day fatalities recorded by the nation until now. In its daily update, the ministry informed that the death counts of the last 24 hours […]


Couple switches to alternative profession in lockdown

Nepalgunj / May 11: Most of the businesses in Banke have come to a standstill as the lockdown imposed to prevent and control COVID-19 has been extended. Many have started doing alternative work after the closure of their profession and business due to the lockdown. One of those is Prem Kharel’s couple of Khajura in […]


CAAN asks not to charge high fare in name of Emergency Flight

Kathmandu / May 11 : The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has said that its serious attention was drawn towards the news disseminated by different media outlets regarding the high fare charged by the helicopter companies in the name of emergency flight. Issuing a press release, the CAAN made it clear that it has […]


Prime Minister Oli fails to garner Vote of Confidence in HoR

Kathmandu / May. 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has failed to garner the vote of confidence in the House of Representatives (HoR). Of the total 274 members of the HoR, only 232 were present in today’s special session. Of the members present, 93 voted for the Prime Minister, 124 voted against him and 15 […]


MoHP reports 139 COVID-19 related fatalities, 9,271 new cases in 24 hours

Kathmandu / May. 10: The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday added 139 fatalities to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll. This is the highest single-day fatalities recorded by the nation until now. In its daily update, the ministry informed that the death counts of the last 24 hours also included fatalities reported by CCMC […]


SEE, grade 12 board examination postponed

Kathmandu / May 10: The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) and the board examination of grade 12 have been postponed until further notice amid the raging second wave of COVID-19. A meeting of the National Examination Board (NEB) held on Monday took the decision to this effect. Earlier the SEE examination was scheduled to be held […]


Model farm in Devghat for Organic Agriculture

Damauli / May 9: A model farm has been set up in Devghat Rural Municipality of Tanahun district to produce organic agricultural products. For the first time in Nepal, a model organic farm has been set up in 60 ropanis of land in Devghat Rural Municipality-1. For the operation of the farm, the farmers have […]




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