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Correspondent Bam to be honoured with Environment Journalism Award access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Nepal Forum of Environment Journalists (NEFEJ) has decided to honour Nepal Weekly correspondent, Yam Bam, with this year’s ‘Environment Journalism Award’. The Forum provides this award on the World Environment Day on 5 Jun...

Treatment service begins from isolation ward access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Treatment of coronavirus infected people has begun from the 50-bed isolation ward constructed in Dhangadhi. The District Health Office, Kailali handed over the isolation ward to Seti State Hospital. It was constructed from the budget provid...

Epidemiology Division shares contract tracing responsibility with state, local governments as COVID cases up access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu -  Additional workforce has been trained and mobilised to make contract tracing of those coming into close contacts with coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. According to Epidemiology and Disease Control Division's director Dr Basu ...

Sudurpaschim State: Policy and programmes endorsed access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - A meeting of the Sudurpaschim State Assembly has endorsed the state government's annual policy and programmes for the fiscal year 2020/21 by majority. The Sudurpaschim State government on 1 June had presented the upcoming fiscal year...

Govt. starts bringing its citizens home from abroad, 26 Nepalis return from Myanmar access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - The government has started a process to bring back its citizens from aboard as part of its first phase evacuation drive. A total of 26 Nepali nationals have arrived Kathmandu from Myanmar at 11:00 this morning. Similarly, Nepali nationals l...

Holding center with capacity to accommodate 1,000 people readies in Bhaktapur access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - The Nepal Army (NA) has prepared two holding centers with the capacity of accommodating 1,000 people in Bhaktapur to put Nepali citizens to be rescued from abroad amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Medical/health teams have been mobilised in the c...

Lawmakers call for change in lockdown modality access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Lawmakers have drawn the government's attention to change modality of lockdown stating it has invariably affected lives of the people and country's whole economy. Taking the special time at today's meeting of the National Assemb...

Parliamentary special panel to be formed to investigate into Rukum (West) incident access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - A parliamentary special committee is to be formed to investigate into the 23 May Soti incident that took place in Rukum (West). The incident had left deaths of six people. In a meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) today, Speaker Ag...

COVID-19 confirmed on youth who dies after his return to home from quarantine access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Covid-19 has been confirmed on a youth who died on Thursday morning following his return from quarantine. The PCR report of the 20-year-old youth of Panchapuri municipality-1 has come positive. The test was conducted at the State Avian Dise...

CM Gurung bats for environment-friendly development access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Gandaki State Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has stressed the need to develop tourism city Pokhara as a town of parks. In his address to a programme organized at the newly-constructed park at Palikhechowk in Pokhara metropolis on the o...

Rainfall forecast in most places of country until Saturday access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Rainfall will take place in most parts of the country until Saturday, the Meteorological Forecasting Division has said. This is due to the influence of the low pressure area formed after the weakening of the cyclone 'Nisarga' that h...

WHO shows interest in Nepal's anti- novel coronavirus potion access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed its interest in the herbal potion for curing COVID-19 said to be developed at the laboratory of the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Forestry here. WHO has also shown its interest in the l...

Nepal Telecom to provide SIM cards free of cost to abroad-returnees access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Nepal Telecom is to provide SIM cards free of cost to the Nepali citizens returning home from abroad in the aftermath of the global coronavirus pandemic. The Telecom will distribute the cost-free SIM cards to the foreign-returnees by establ...

Government warns of stern action against those obstructing transport of essentials access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - The government is to take stern action against those obstructing the transportation of essential supplies during the lockdown. The Ministry of Home Affairs, in a press release on Thursday, stated that stern action would taken against anyone...

State minister blames shortage for poor management of quarantines access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Karnali State's Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Naresh Bhandari, has said that the quarantine facilities could not be up to the mark due to the shortage of goods in the market. He explained that the quarantines in the State could...

Two women give birth while in quarantine access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - Two women kept in quarantine have given birth in Doti district. These women had returned home from India along with their husbands during the lockdown. Geeta Aauji delivered at the quarantine set up at the Devi Secondary School at Khatiwada...

Parliamentary body directs govt to reinstate access to basic health service access_timeजेठ २३, २०७७

Kathmandu - The House of Representatives, Women and Social Committee has directed the Ministry of Health and Population to make arrangements to prevent loss of lives for want of medical treatment during the lockdown and to restore access to basic healt...

Nepal National Traders' Federation decides to open shops from today access_timeजेठ २२, २०७७

Kathmandu - Nepal National Traders' Federation (NNTF) is to open shops throughout the country today by maintaining social distance. The Federation, through a press release on Wednesday evening, stated that it has decided to open the shops from toda...

Hospital closing free dialysis and heart treatment service access_timeजेठ २२, २०७७

Kathmandu - The Gautam Buddha Community Heart Hospital here has announced to close dialysis and heart treatment services provided free of cost. The hospital announced to close the services from June 15 reasoning it has been facing financial crisis afte...

1.25 MW solar energy added to national grid access_timeजेठ २२, २०७७

Kathmandu - The national transmission system has received 1.25 megawatt more solar energy from Wednesday. The power generated by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) in Nuwakot was linked to the national grid, the NEA officials said. Since the battery is ...