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Chitwan prolongs enforcement of prohibitory order up to May 26 access_time2021-05-14

CHITWAN, May 14: The District Administration Office Chitwan has prolonged the enforcement of prohibitory order up to May 26 with the rise in the outbreak of coronavirus transmission. The order has been enforced in Chitwan since April 27.  The...

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

  LONDON, MMay 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 Puna...

Prohibitory order extended in Jhapa second time access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Prohibitory order has been extended in Jhapa for an additional week. A meeting of the District-level COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC) held at the District Administration Office Jhapa decided to extend the restriction up to...

Govts in South Asia must take urgent action to combat COVID-19 surge across region: Amnesty Intl access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13:  Governments across South Asia must immediately address healthcare shortages and urgently strengthen their healthcare systems to respond to the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases in the region, said Amnesty International. With Ind...

Govts in South Asia must take urgent action to combat COVID-19 surge across region: Amnesty Intl access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13:  Governments across South Asia must immediately address healthcare shortages and urgently strengthen their healthcare systems to respond to the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases in the region, said Amnesty International. With Ind...

Remdesivir medicine available from Aayan Healthcare access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged the needy ones to receive Remdesivir medicines required for the treatment of COVID-19 patients from the designated persons.  Issuing a public notice on Wednesday, Min...

China-made vaccine inoculation to resume resume May 16 access_time2021-05-12

KATHMANDU, May 12: Vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease, which was put off citing large crowds at the vaccine centers, is all set to resume effective from May 16.  The District Administration Office (DAO), Kathmandu asked the ...

Hospitals in Bhaktapur grappling without oxygen access_time2021-05-12

  BHAKTAPUR, May 12: Various hospitals in Bhaktapur district are struggling to save lives of Covid-19 patients without oxygen. In many cases, Covid-19 patients need oxygen support in treatment process. Many hospitals in the district have been f...

FNCMEA provides filled oxygen cylinders to Dhading hospital access_time2021-05-12

DHADING, May 12: The Federation of Nepalese Crusher and Mines Entrepreneurs’ Association (FNCMEA) have jointly provided 47 filled oxygen cylindered to be returned later to the temporary Covid-19 hospital set up by Dhading Hospital.  Thi...

Two killed in road accident access_time2021-05-12

BAGLUNG, May 12: Two persons were killed and one other was injured when a Dhorpatan-bound taxi (Dha 1 Ja 528) met with an accident at Pyangkhola in Dhorpatan Municipality-5 in Baglung district on Tuesday evening.  The deceased have been ident...

NBSM donates oxygen cylinders access_time2021-05-12

KATHMANDU, May 12: The Nepal Bureau of Standards & Metrology (NBSM) has donated filled oxygen cylinders to Birendra Military Hospital in Chhauni and Balaju oxygen industry (three to hospital, one to industry).  The donated oxygen cylinder...

CAAN asks not to charge high fare in name of emergency flight access_time2021-05-11

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 emergenc...

Prohibitory order imposed in Rasuwa for a week access_time2021-05-11

RASUWA, May 11: A prohibitory order has been imposed in Rasuwa district to prevent the further spread of corona virus infection.  Issuing a notice, the District Administration Office imposed the prohibitory order for a week beginning Monday m...

Nepali Embassy in Japan forms Covid-19 Response Committee access_time2021-05-11

  GANESH KHANIYA (TOKYO), May 11: The Nepali Embassy in Japan has formed a Covid-19 Response Committee to provide support to Nepal in its effort to prevent and control Covid-19 as well as to treat the infected ones.  The meeting of stak...

Chandragiri Municipality to run 100-bed isolation centre from May 15 access_time2021-05-11

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Chandragiri Municipality in Kathmandu district is going to run an isolation centre from May 15 at a community hospital in its ward no 8. The Municipality is building a 100-bed isolation centre where those suspected to have c...

Valley DAOs preparing to extend prohibitory orders by 15 days access_time2021-05-11

Valley districts have 39,463 active corona cases KATHMANDU, May 11: Local administrations of the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley --- Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur-- are preparing to extend the prohibitory orders by two more weeks.  ...

Oxygen bank established in Pokhara access_time2021-05-10

KASKI, May 10: An oxygen bank has been established in Pokhara to cope with the potential crisis of life-saving gas here amidst the rising cases of Covid-19.  Pokhara-based seven rotaries clubs joined hands to set up the oxygen bank in coordin...

Installation of oxygen plant delayed access_time2021-05-10

JAJARKOT, May 10: An oxygen plant that was brought by the Health Service Office, Dolpa two weeks ago is yet to be installed.  Office officiating Chief Amar Singh Shahi said the plant was procured to manage medical oxygen for Covid-19 patients...

SEE, grade 12 board exams postponed sine die access_time2021-05-10

KATHMANDU, May 10: The National Examination Board (NEB) has decided to postpone the board examinations of grade 10 -- Secondary Education Examination-- and grade 12.   A meeting of the board held on Monday, postponed the SEE exams , which ...

NRNA to supply oxygen concentrators to Nepal access_time2021-05-09

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to supply medical equipment worth approximately Rs 2 million to Nepal immediately as the country is struggling with the second wave of coronavirus.  An emergency meeting...