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KATHMANDU: Nepal Supreme Court has issued an order to the government to distribute relief focusing people eking out a living through labour and those whose earning has been interrupted, by maintaining transparency in relief distribution. A joint bench of Justices Hari Krishna Karki and Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai, Monday, gave a ruling to provide relief in a transparent manner without misusing it and focusing on people whose income has been disrupted due to the lockdown. "Pay attention so that......

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COVID 19 CRISIS – LET NOT AMERICA LOSE IT’S CONFIDENCE
President of USA and his advisers obviously are not clear about the strategies to be adopted to overcome the crisis. When President Trump claimed that hydroxychloroquine could be the appropriate drug for COVID 19, he was immediately contradicted by section of medical experts in USA. This has created confusion in the mindset of Americans as to what is the appropriate drug and why there is no unanimous view .

COVID 19 has turned the world upside down in just three months. While the world community remain shell shocked and governments are grappling with the problems, the particular reason for severely upsetting the confidence amongst the world community to this extent is the widespread infection, large number of death and consequent distress that has resulted in United States of America. Question amongst world community : Whatever may be the plus and minus of America, the world has recognized......

Opinion

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At War With a Virus

US President Donald Trump has labeled himself a wartime president, and many others around the world are using similar language. It’s a description that raises an obvious question: What does the history and nature of war tell us about fighting a virus? While war should normally be a policy of last resort, not confronting an enemy that is..

Analysis

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COVID 19 CRISIS – LET NOT AMERICA LOSE IT’S CONFIDENCE

COVID 19 has turned the world upside down in just three months. While the world community remain shell shocked and governments are grappling with the problems, the particular reason for severely upsetting the confidence amongst the world community to this extent is the widespread infection, large number of death and consequent distress that has..

Politics

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PM Oli to address the nation today

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to address the nation at 11 am today from his official residence at Baluwatar. The Prime Minister's address would be telecast by Nepal Television, the PM's press advisor Surya Thapa said. It is said the..

Nation & Society

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Nepal Supreme Court orders government to ensure nobody dies of hunger

KATHMANDU: Nepal Supreme Court has issued an order to the government to distribute relief focusing people eking out a living through labour and those whose earning has been interrupted, by maintaining transparency in relief distribution. A joint..

Inside Story

Purna Prasad Mishra, KATHMANDU: Firewood and timber smuggling has been reportedly on the rise from Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park during the lockdown period. According to the Park's chief conservation officer Dil Bahadur Purja, around 100 persons have already been arrested on the charge of timber smuggling in the past week. He added that the peoples were found collecting timber and firewood via different entry points to the national park. Some of them were reported as saying that they were......

World

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Virus deaths slow in places, but British premier gets worse

By COLLEEN LONG, JENNIFER PELTZ and LORI HINNANT, NEW YORK (AP): The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be leveling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and..

Europe

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British PM in intensive care as virus toll soars

LONDON, (AFP): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care Monday when his condition worsened in a battle with the coronavirus, as the death toll from the pandemic hit grim new..

China

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Rights Lawyer ‘Under House Arrest’ in Shandong Following Release From Jail

Human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been prevented from rejoining his family at their home in Beijing following his release from prison in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong on..

Tibet

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Tibetan Students Now Taught Mainly in Chinese: Report

A growing emphasis on Chinese-language schooling in Tibet, though facilitating greater participation in China’s modern economy, is slowly destroying the cultural identity of Tibetan schoolchildren,..

India

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COVID-19: death toll in India rises to 109, number of cases to 3,666: Health ministry data

NEW DELHI: The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 3,666 on Sunday while the death toll rose to 109, according to Union Health Ministry data. While the number of..


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US coronavirus deaths pass bleak 10,000 milestone

WASHINGTON, (AFP): Americans were put on notice Monday not to let up in the fight against the coronavirus, as a grim milestone of 10,000 deaths cast a pall over the first signs of optimism about the trajectory of the outbreak. The United States has..

Middle East

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Anti-virus measures spark Mideast fears of setback in liberties

CARIO, (AFP): Armoured vehicles in the streets, hundreds arrested, smartphone surveillance -- sweeping measures to fight the coronavirus have raised concerns in the Middle East over the erosion of already threatened human rights. As the world..

Markets

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KMC assigns 11 places for operation of vegetable market

KATHMANDU: In a bid to minimise crowding at the Balkhu and Kalimati vegetable market, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has assigned 11 various places as vegetable sales outlet. The places..

 

Business & Economy

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Oil prices rebound on hopes for output cut deal

Singapore (AFP): Oil prices rebounded Tuesday on fresh hopes an OPEC-led meeting this week will reach an agreement to reduce oversupply and shore up the market. Prices have fallen sharply since expectations for a quick deal to cut output levels were dashed, but the rescheduling to Thursday of a meeting of major crude producers boosted..

Sports

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As Bundesliga clubs resume training, a debate over fairness and fitness

BERLIN, (AFP): With the top clubs in the Bundesliga already back in training, envious rivals across Europe are watching to see whether the Germans gain an edge or pay a price when play resumes. Europe's top leagues are desperate to return to competition to avert financial disaster due to the coronavirus pandemic, but if they move too fast they..

 

Diaspora

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Nepalese in Europe in high risk of infection

Bharat Pradhan, LISBON: Coronavirus has taken a huge toll in Europe and Nepalese as well as Non-resident Nepalis too have been affected by it. If the current state continues, there is danger that NRNs too could be affected by the virus, said Non-Resident Nepalis Association European Coordinator Narayan Acharya. Considering the possible crisis..

Immigration

By DAVID CRARY, NOGALES, Mexico (AP): For years, Catholic-led, U-S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the Mexican border. Tough new border policies, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, have drastically changed their work, much of which now takes place in Mexico. The once heavy flow of undocumented border-crossers has dwindled as the Trump administration enforces a new virus-related ban on top of its Migration Protection......

Interview

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lockdown will be more intense in wake of rise in COVID-19 cases: Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta

So far nine cases testing positive for coronavirus ( COVID-19) have been confirmed in Nepal and of them four are in the Sudurpashim state. Two male and one female in Kailai and Kanchanpur districts were tested positive for the virus on Sunday, raising alarming level. It has posed further challenge in the prevention and contaminant of the disease..

Life Style

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Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives

By JIM MUSTIAN and FRANCES D'EMILIO, NEW YORK (AP): Americans braced for what the nation’s top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit..

Capital

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Sanitation workers in Kathmandu facing shortage of safety equipment

KATHMANDU: As Kathmandu metropolitan city has continued the waste management, the sanitation workers for it are in risk due to lack of safety equipments. The workers are not getting safety gown as..

Travel

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Foreign tourists reluctant to leave for home as they feel safe in Nepal

Nabin Lamichhane, MANANG: Fifteen foreign tourists in Manang have expressed unwillingness to return home at the moments as they fear of the increased risk of COVID-19 in their home countries. They..

Blog

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California Business Owners: update regarding Covid-19 outbreak Saturday, April 4th, 2020

My name is Dhanesh Bhindi, a business owner with deep roots in California. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted and changed our lives rapidly in the course of a few..

Crime

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1,807 people face action for violating lockdown

KATHMANDU: Actions against 1,807 people including 452 women were taken for violating lockdown in Kathmandu Valley on Sunday, according to the Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari. Similarly, 249 vehicles including 240 two-wheelers and nine..

Technology

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Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the COVID-19 pandemic. The reports on users'..

Health

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The veil begins to lift on coronavirus

PARIS, (AFP): Just three months ago, few people even knew the word "coronavirus". But as the disease continues to spread across the globe, infecting and killing thousands, and causing millions to live in self-isolation, it has become a watchword for..

Religion

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Pashupati Aryaghat staffers exposed to risks of COVID-19 in lack of PPE

KATHMANDU: The staffers working in the Pashupati Ghat Sewa have been facing danger and inconvenience and to contracting COVID-19 as they have been carrying out cremation without safety measure, mainly personal protection equipment (PPE). The..

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KATHMANDU: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), an umbrella organisation of journalists, has appealed to the entire communications sector to fulfill its major responsibility in the containment of COVID-19 pandemic. In a press statement today, FNJ chair Govinda Acharya has called on all FNJ state committees, associate organisations , district and institutional branches to cooperate and coordinate with the communications sector in the control of COVID-19. ''COVID-19 has been spreading as......