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Mystery rivulet generated electricity added to national grid access_time2021-05-14

MYAGDI, May 14: Electricity generated from the Mystery rivulet hydropower project constructed in Myagdi’s Annapurna rural municipality-4, Narchyang has been added to the national grid since Thursday.  The 42-MW Mystery rivulet hydro pro...

Fallout of pandemic in Nepal figures in US Senate committee access_time2021-05-13

WASHINGTON DC, USA, May 13: The Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday discussed on the effect of Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal. In the committee hearing on Covid-19 pandemic and America's international response, Senator Chris ...

600 oxygen cylinders to be flown from Oman to Nepal on Saturday access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Nepal Airlines Corporation’s aircraft will be flying home a total of 600 bottles of oxygen cylinders from Muscat, Oman coming Saturday.  The national flag carrier’s wide-body A 330 aircraft will bring the cy...

Prohibitory order extended till May 27 in Kathmandu Valley access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: A prohibitory order imposed in the districts of the Kathmandu Valley has been extended till May 27.  A meeting of the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur took a decision to extend the ongoing prohib...

Duration for ban of international flights extended access_time2021-05-12

  KATHAMNDU, May 12: The government has extended the duration of suspension of international flights from Tribhuvan International Airport, country’s sole international airport, till May 31.  The Nepal Civil Aviation Authority (CAA...

Om Hospital also says it can’t admit new COVID-19 patients access_time2021-05-09

KATHMANDU, May 9: Om Hospital and Research Center in Kathmandu has said that it will not be able to admit new patients of the coronavirus disease owing to the shortage of live saving oxygen.  Issuing a statement on Sunday afternoon, the hospi...

DCSCP carries out monitoring in seven hospitals in Kathmandu valley access_time2021-05-07

KATHMANDU, May 7: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection (DCSCP) has carried out monitoring in hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley. The Department with the help of the Department of Drug Administration, the District Administration...

Flight services resume in Humla access_time2021-05-07

SIMIKOT, May 7: The District Level COVID Management Center (DCMC) has decided to allow supplies of food and construction materials since Wednesday taking into consideration the possible food crisis with the rise in the spike of coronavirus cases.&nbs...

Parents of boys found dead inside car still refuse to receive bodies access_time2021-05-06

DANG, May 6: Parents of those boys, who were found dead inside the car parked at Syauli bazaar of Tulasipur sub-metropolitan city five days ago, have not received the bodies yet.  They said that they would not receive the bodies until police ...

Some private hospitals to face music for collecting exorbitant fees access_time2021-05-06

KATHMANDU, May 6: Ministry of Health and Population has announced to take action against the private hospitals if they charge high fees on COVID-19 patients for their treatment.  The Ministry’s statement comes at a time when some privat...

Death toll in Baitadi jeep plunge reaches six access_time2021-05-05

BAITADI, May 5: The death toll in a jeep accident in Baitadi has reached six. The latest identified victim in the accident is Khem Singh Bhandari, 50, of Panceshwor Rural Municipality-6.  A jeep (Se 1 Ja 183) carrying mourners skidded off the...

SWC asks I/NGOs to allocate some fund to fight against COVID-19 access_time2021-05-04

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Social Welfare Council (SWC) has directed the non-governmental and international non-government organisations (INGOs) working in the field of social sector to provide certain amount for the prevention and control of COVID-19 fro...

Govt bringing 20,000 empty oxygen cylinder from China access_time2021-05-04

KATHMMANDU, May 4: The Ministry of Health and Population is working to import 20,000 empty oxygen cylinders from neigbhouring China. The Ministry took such a decision to avert the possible crisis of oxygen cylinders for the treatment of COVID-19 pati...

Chartered and rescue flights to take place during prohibitory period access_time2021-05-04

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has suspended domestic flights from Monday night meant to break the chain of Corona Virus. Similarly, international flights would be suspended from May 6 midnight.  However, there would be limited flights betw...

Grande Hospital starts telemedicine service access_time2021-05-04

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Grande International Hospital at Dhapasi in Kathmandu launched telemedicine service to facilitate the patients to treat them remotely in the wake of outbreak of second wave of Covid-19 in the country. In view of the alarmingl...

Tanahu District Prison bans visitors for Covid risk access_time2021-05-03

DAMAULI, May 3: The Tanahu District Prison has banned visitors in view of the increased risk of coronavirus with the new variant.   The prison said that at the moments inmates and detainees are not allowed to meet anyone else from outside bear...

PM Oli sees need for paperless government service system access_time2021-05-02

KATHMANDU, May 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government service would be made paperless and faceless through the maximum utilisation of information technology.  Inaugurating a programme organised by the Ministry of Communicatio...

Karnali Province Assembly members from CPN (Maoist Centre) to provide half-month salary to disaster fund access_time2021-04-30

KARNALI, April 30: Karnali Province Assembly members elected from the CPN (Maoist Centre) are to provide their half-month salary to Disaster Fund for the control and prevention of Covid-19 after cases of infection of second wave started spreading rap...

Supreme Court to cut off its service from today access_time2021-04-28

  KATHMANDU, April 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to cut off its service delivery from today onwards taking into consideration the growing risks of the coronavirus pandemic. A full meeting of the Justices, including the Chief Justice...

Departure towards third countries making TIA as transit restricted access_time2021-04-27

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government has restricted the arrival of foreigners intending to travel third countries via Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and using TIA as transit airport from April 28 midnight considering the global pandemic of COVI...