NMB Group, NIHDFA provide 1,000 PPEs to government Sunday, April 5th, 2020

KATHMANDU: NMB Group and the Nepal-India Human Development Friendship Association (NIHDFA) have together provided 1,000 units of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health. The material support was handed over to Minister for Health and Population, Bhanubhakta Dhakal at the..

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ECAN to assist Nepali students abroad

KATHMANDU: The Educational Consultancies Association of Nepal (ECAN) has started taking complaints through emergency forms from Nepali students abroad. Nepali students pursuing higher education in any country can register their complaints using the emergency form, ECAN stated. ECAN said it started..

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Two killed, 11 injured in Rukum due to lightning Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

RUKUM: Two people died and eleven others sustained injuries in separate lightning incidents occurred in Dhading and Rukum Paschim districts on Wednesday. Forty-year-old Ram Singh Tamang died and two women were injured when lightning struck them at Gorgang of Khaniyabas rural municipality in..

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Quarantine facilities along Nepal-India border occupied

Madhav Belbase, KAPILVASTU: Quarantine facilities set up by the local governments of Kapilvastu sharing border with India have been occupied. The centers were set up amidst the warning of heightened health risk caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been decided to put all those arrived from..

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AWC urges government to save lives during pandemic Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Accountability Watch Committee (AWC) has urged the government to save the lives of the needy, daily wage-earners and refugees during the lockdown it has announced to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus. In a press release on Tuesday, AWC coordinator Charan Prasai has appealed..

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Fifty workers rescued in East-West highway, Saptari Monday, March 30th, 2020

SAPTARI: Workers stranded due to the lockdown have been rescued from various places along the East-West highway in Saptari district. The labourers employed at various factories stuck in Saptari due to the lockdown have been rescued and sent to their homes, Superintendent of Police at the District..

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Speaker Sapkota for widening COVID-19 testing scope

KATHMANDU: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Prasad Sapkota has pointed out the need for expanding existing scope of COVID-19 testing and boosting the morale of health workers and all other individuals involved in the treatment process. In an appeal today, Sapkota has urged for..

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FNCCI contributes Rs 5 million to CIPCT Fund Sunday, March 29th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has provided Rs 5 million to the Coronavirus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund. The fund is set up by the government to mobilise financial resources in response to the COVID-19. A delegation led by FNCCI..

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Website, mobile app launched on COVID-19 in Nepal

KATHMANDU: With a view to informing the people about the government initiatives against COVID-19 and make the control and prevention actions more systematic, the Ministry of Health and Population on Sunday started a website and mobile app. Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal..

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Expecting mother airlifted to Kathmandu after excessive-bleeding Saturday, March 28th, 2020

KATHMANDU: A five-month pregnant woman of Khotang district has been airlifted to Kathmandu after excessive-bleeding. Srijana Tamang, 22, of Aiselukharka rural municipality-3 is receiving treatment at Paropakar Maternity and Women's Hospital at Thapathali, said Tamang's husband Ganesh Tamang. She..

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Over 150 returning home from India quarantined in Doti Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

DOTI: One hundred seventy five Nepali people returning home from various Indian cities have been quarantined at three quarantine homes in the district. Of them, 71 have been quarantined at Talkot of Shikhar municipality, 51 at BP Nagar of Badikedar rural municipality and 53 at Rajapur, said Dilip..

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