Nepal | August 05, 2020

August 17 resumption of domestic flights in doubt

Aircrafts, Nepal Airlines Corporation, Tribhuvan International Airport, Aeroplanes

The initial excitement among domestic airline operators over resumption of flights after nearly a five-month hiatus has begun to dampen....

Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley logs highest single-day Covid-19 cases on Tuesday

Steady rise in number of Covid-19 cases in the valley....

Nepal

Ruling party co-chairs stick to their guns

Co-chairs of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and KP Sharma Oli held talks on Monday in an attempt to break the current impasse in the party, but failed to reconcile their differences. ...

World

US health chief to visit Taiwan, likely angering China

US Taiwan arm sale

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in coming days, his office said on Tuesday, making the highest-level visit by a US official in four decades in a move likely to anger China, which claims the island as its own....

Opinion

  • Country’s education sector at crossroads

    The education sector in Nepal, as in many other developing nations, is at the crossroads. Millions of students from low income families, many of which...

  • MUS to control COVID-19

    Sajpani, a quiet village in Surkhet district, used to be an oxymoron – while pani featured prominently in its name, the village had no water....

  • COVID-19, Handwashing, and Access to Water

    In a country where only 25 percent of water supply systems are fully functional, and 3.5 million people still do not have access to basic water servic...

  • Country’s education sector at crossroads

    The education sector in Nepal, as in many other developing nations, is at the crossroads. Millions of students from low income families, many of which...

  • MUS to control COVID-19

    Sajpani, a quiet village in Surkhet district, used to be an oxymoron – while pani featured prominently in its name, the village had no water....

  • COVID-19, Handwashing, and Access to Water

    In a country where only 25 percent of water supply systems are fully functional, and 3.5 million people still do not have access to basic water servic...

Business

Airlines seek permission to resume flights

The government's decision to resume domestic and international flights from August 17 has prompted airline companies to start submitting their proposals to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, seeking permission for flight operations....

Sports

Entertainment

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