Nepal | August 12, 2020

NTB slashes budget for current fiscal

Nepal Tourism Board

The recently released budget details of Nepal Tourism Board reveals the size has been reduced significantly for the current fiscal year compared to the last fiscal....


Kathmandu logs highest single day tally yet as 110 Covid-19 cases surface, 1000+ active cases in valley

Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu valley recorded the highest single-day Covid-19 cases on Tuesday as 110 cases surfaced in Kathmandu alone while Lalitpur and Bhaktapur reported 16 and eight cases respectively....


Bajura village cut off from rest of Nepal

Ajaytodki village in Ward 2 of Gaumul Rural Municipality in Bajura has been cut-off from the rest of the country for the past two days after the swollen Budhiganga River swept away a bailey bridge at Jadanga along the Sanfe-Martadi road....


Russia becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess....



Public transportation sector most affected by lockdown: Transport Entrepreneurs

Balkhu jeep, leaving kathmandu

The plan to allow resumption of long-distance public transportation from August 17 across the country has again been cancelled....



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