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Nepal’s COVID-19 fatality tally surpasses grim 5,000-mark, nearly 2000 deaths added in past one month access_time2021-05-17

KATHMANDU, May 17: On April 14 (Baishakh 1), when second wave of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) had started engulfing India, Nepal’s Health and Population Ministry (MoHP) reported 603 new cases through the 4,740 tests, meaning that...

COVID-19: 7,368 new cases, 145 deaths reported in past 24 hours access_time2021-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: As many as 7,368 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours.  Of the total cases confirmed on Sunday, 7,316 were detected through the RT-PCR tests while 52 others were t...

Oli, Nepal form 10-member task force to settle intraparty disputes access_time2021-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Prime Minister and Chairman of ruling CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli and party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday formed a ten-member task force to settle intra-party disputes. A one-on-one meeting between Oli and Nepal, th...

UML Chairman Oli, senior leader Nepal holding one-one-one meeting to ‘settle party disputes’ access_time2021-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN -UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal are holding a meeting at Singha Durbar on Sunday afternoon  in an attempt to resolve disputes within the party. Chairman Oli and senior leader Nepal, who ha...

Over 750 journalists contract Covid-19, 13 dead: FNJ access_time2021-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Over 750 journalists have been infected with Covid-19 and 13 succumbed to death so far, according to the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ). The FNJ, an umbrella organization of journalists/media workers, has appealed to all j...

UML Chairman Oli, senior leader Nepal meeting today to discuss party disputes access_time2021-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN -UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal will hold a discussion on Sunday afternoon on resolving disputes within the party. Chairman Oli and senior leader Nepal, who had a discussion along with the lead...

Rato Machhindranath Chariot pulled amidst corona pandemic (Photo Feature) access_time2021-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: Locals of Patan have pulled the chariot of Rato Machindranath amidst the rising fears of the novel coronavirus disease.  Machhindranath, god of rain and good harvest, enthroned in the chariot, was worshipped as per rituals on...

COVID-19 in Nepal: 8,167 new cases, 187 more deaths reported access_time2021-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal saw a total of 8,167 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Those cases were detected through the 17,971 RT-PCR tests and 577 antigen tests carried out at different labs across the country, the Health Ministry said....

Number of daily deaths spike by 40 times in a month, 157,604 new cases added access_time2021-05-15

While there were 4,384 active cases on April 14, the number rose to 107,336 in just 30 days   KATHMANDU, May 14: As Nepal is reeling under the severe crisis created by the second wave of coronavirus, as many as  1,603 people died...

Supreme Court to begin virtual hearing amid coronavirus pandemic access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Supreme Court has decided to  resume its services of justice delivery that remained suspended for some days in the wake of the spread of the second wave of COVID-19.  A full meeting of the apex court presided over by...

Nepal reports 6,135 recoveries, 8,520 new cases and 203 deaths on Friday access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Officials confirmed 8,520 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the past 24 hours. With 8,467 people being diagnosed with the virus through the 20,948 RT-PCR tests and 53 others through the 530 antigen tests, Nepal’s ove...

‘Oli may dissolve parliament before May 29 and go for snap polls’ access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Key leaders of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and Janata Samajbadi Party (Upendra faction) have held a meeting at NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba's Budhanilkantha-based residence on Friday morning to review the latest ...

KP Oli re-sworn in as Prime Minister, no change made in Cabinet access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: KP Sharma Oli has been sworn in as the Prime Minister for the third stint in the office.  President Biday Devi Bhandari administered an oath of office and secrecy to  CPN-UML Chairman Oli four days after the latter lost ...

Nepal’s Aashish Sharma gets professional doctorate from European International University access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Aashish Sharma, 31, from Nepal got a professional doctoral award in International Business and Marketing from a leading university of Europe --- European International University, Paris, France. Aashish Sharma, the founder and ...

CEDB Hydrpower’s IPO allotment, lucky four investors get 11 units each access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Lucky four investors have been awarded the 11 units of primary shares of CEDB Hydropower Development Company.  According to Sunrise Capital, issue manager of the Initial Public Offering (IPO), 234,195 others got 10 units each...

Oxygen crisis: 11 hospitals in Kathmandu Valley stop admitting new corona patients access_time2021-05-14

‘Installation of oxygen plant in 15 days not possible’ KATHMANDU, May 14:  Five corona patients died due to lack of oxygen at the-Butwal based corona treatment hospital on Wednesday. Hospitals in different parts of the country, incl...

‘Installation of oxygen plant in 15 days not possible’ access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: The private hospitals have said that installing oxygen plants in 15 days was not possible. Issuing a statement on Thursday, President of Association of Private Health Institutions of Nepal, Basant Chaudhary has said that the installa...

Nepali in UK joining hands to support Nepal to fight against COVID-19 access_time2021-05-14

The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) UK chapter has started uniting non-resident Nepali here to gather support for the prevention and control of coronavirus outbreak in Nepal of late.  NRNA UK chapter chair Punam Gurung took the initiativ...

KP Oli reappointed as Prime Minister three days after he lost trust motion access_time2021-05-14

Opposition parties fail to muster support of majority of parliamentarians to form new govt KATHMANDU, May 13: Three days after losing the trust motion from the House of Representatives (HoR), parliamentary party leader of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has ...

214 more corona deaths, 8960 new cases recorded in Nepal access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: Officials have confirmed as many as 8,960 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the past 24 hours.  As many as 19,474 PCR and 771 antigen tests were carried out to detect those cases, according to the Ministry of Heal...