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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5G services to be launched soon: Minister Gurung

KATHMANDU: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parbat Gurung has shared that preparation was afoot to launch 5G services at the earliest in the country. At a discourse organized by the Tekpana Media here on Monday, Minister Gurung shared that the service would be soon tested and launched as a decision in this regard had […]

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NC holding office bearers’ meeting today

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the office-bearers on Sunday. The meeting to be held at the party office in Sanepa at 2 pm on Sunday will discuss the current political developments as well as the party’s 14th general convention, among other issues, party’s Chief Secretary Krishna Prasad […]

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Democracy facing risk: Ex-President Dr Yadav

KATHMANDU: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has said democracy was facing risk at present. Releasing a book ‘Yatra Nirantar’ (Unrelenting Journey) penned by Tilak Prasad Sapkota here Saturday, the former President argued that Nepali Congress should lead the government for protecting democracy in the country. NC had played a significant role while promulgating the […]

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UML’s disgruntled faction announces parallel committees in Pyuthan, Parsa

KATHMANDU: The disgruntled faction of the CPN-UML led by Madhav Kumar Nepal has formed parallel committees in Pyuthan and Parsa districts. A 61-member committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Bhoj Bikram Budhamagar in Pyuthan district. Krishna Rayamajhi has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the parallel district committee while Dipendra KC the secretary. […]

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