Nepal | April 08, 2020

Isolation ward in Bajura without docs, equipment

Kolti Primary Health Service

The isolation ward established at Kolti Primary Health Centre in Bajura to treat coronavirus patients has neither doctors nor essential equipment....

Kathmandu

Consul for Kyrgyzstan Agrawal arrested for black-marketing thermal gun

Police on Tuesday arrested Sulav Agrawal, Nepal’s Honorary Consul for Kyrgyzstan and executive director of Shanker Group of Companies, on the charge of black-marketing infrared thermometers, used for remotely measuring body temperature amid it high demand in the wake of the novel coronavirus sprea...

Nepal

Ambulance drivers at risk of contracting COVID-19

Last week, when a 65-year-old woman from Baglung tested positive for COVID-19, she could not be immediately transported to Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital, as the driver of the ambulance that was supposed to pick her had fled....

World

NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus rose past 4,000 on Tuesday, eclipsing the number killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lay in intensive care, believed to be the first major world leader hospitalized with the virus....

Opinion

  • COVID-19 in Nepal’s power sector

    Electricity connects resources to the economy and is related to the well-being of the people. From that perspective, power sector development cannot b...

  • Proper testing to contain COVID-19

    The first case of COVID-19 in Nepal was detected in January. Since then, more than 1,500 tests have been performed as of April 6....

  • A sorry tale of my country

    For sheep, or cattle for that matter, to flourish, the shepherd should be competent enough to understand the good and bad of its flock....

  • COVID-19 in Nepal’s power sector

    Electricity connects resources to the economy and is related to the well-being of the people. From that perspective, power sector development cannot b...

  • Proper testing to contain COVID-19

    The first case of COVID-19 in Nepal was detected in January. Since then, more than 1,500 tests have been performed as of April 6....

  • A sorry tale of my country

    For sheep, or cattle for that matter, to flourish, the shepherd should be competent enough to understand the good and bad of its flock....

Business

Governor Adhikari assumes office

Newly appointed Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Maha Prasad Adhikari, said that he would prioritise driving financial indicators of the country towards positive direction....

Sports

Entertainment

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