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Nepal Supreme Court issues order to Health Ministry

KATHMANDU: Nepal Supreme Court has ordered the Ministry of Health and Population to provide information regarding the steps it has taken in connection with health institutions refusing treatment services. A bench of Justice Hari Prasad Phuyal issued this order in the name of the Ministry on..

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Industries producing daily essentials to resume operation

KATHMANDU: The industries producing daily essentials and important development projects are being allowed to resume operation, provided they meet the required health standards. A decision to his end was taken by the COVID-19 prevention and control high-level coordination committee. The committee..

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Sixth Nepali tests positive for COVID-19

KATHMANDU: The number of COVID-19 confirmed case has reached six in the country. Spokesperson of Ministry of Health and Population Dr Bikas Devkota shared this information at a regular press conference today. The sixth confirmed is a woman from Baglung. Dr Devkota said she had returned Nepal from..

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Indian workers rescued and kept under well-managed quarantine Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

BUTWAL: More than 150 Indian workers have been rescued and kept in quarantine here in view of the COVID-19 risk. These people were working in various sectors in Nepal and had come here in connection with returning their homes in India after the government imposed a lockdown throughout the country..

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Visit Nepal Year 2020 officially postponed

KATHMANDU: The government of Nepal has officially called off the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. The VNY 2020 aimed at bringing in more than 2 million foreign tourists to Nepal. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had inaugurated the Campaign on January 1 this year but given the outbreak of COVID-19,..

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FPCR-Nepal calls for smooth supply of essential goods Sunday, March 29th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights- Nepal (FPCR-N) has urged the government to make arrangements for the smooth and easy supply and distribution of daily essentials to the consumers during the situation of lockdown. Welcoming the government's decision of implementing the..

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What Trump Needs To Say Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Recently, a reporter at the daily White House coronavirus briefing asked US President Donald Trump what he would say to his fearful fellow citizens. Here is what..