Govt likely to impose lockdown from next week

KATHMANDU: With the surge of the new variant of COVID-19 infection cases in the country, the government is introducing a new health protocol today. Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Ishwar Pokharel is addressing the nation to make an appeal to the people to adhere to the new health safety measures warning that the new variant of […]

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Health Ministry recommends closure of schools for a month

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has recommended closing schools and educational institutions in major cities including Kathmandu Valley for one month. The Ministry of Health has suggested the concerned continue with the studies through online classes during the period. According to the Minister of Health Hridayesh Tripathi, a new variant of the coronavirus […]

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Corona patient dies in Narayani Hospital

BIRGUNJ: A patient of coronavirus infection died while receiving treatment at Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital early this morning. The 37-year-old man from Jitpur-Simara Sub-Metropolitan City in Bara district died of the coronavirus infection. His report of COVID-19 positive was received on April 11. He was admitted to the Narayani Hospital on Monday after high fever, pneumonia […]

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Kathmandu Valley tops global pollution chart yet again

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, has topped the global pollution chart yet again, becoming the most polluted city among 50 cities across the world. The sky of the Kathmandu Valley looks misty today with high concentration of dust particles and smoke produced by forest fires that have been currently occurring across the country. […]

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New variant of COVID-19 reported in Nepal

KATHMANDU: As many new cases of Covid-19 are being reported in the country lately, the detection of new variant of the infection has caused a concern among the experts since the new variant seems to be more contagious. Dr Sagarraj Bhandari, director at the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital at Teku, urged one and […]

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Five killed in Chitwan tractor accident

CHITWAN: Five people have died in a tractor accident that occurred in Chitwan district on Sunday night. According to DSP Surya Bahadur Thapa of District Police Office, Chitwan, five people died when a tractor, Na 1 Ta 6282, went out of control at Chiudekhola in Rapti municipality, Ampani. A total of 22 people were travelling […]

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