Nepal | May 26, 2020

Nepal reports highest single-day spike, Covid-19 spreads to 46 districts

Health Ministry on Tuesday confirmed 90 new cases of coronavirus infection which has taken the Covid-19 case tally to 772 in the country....


Capital’s blood banks running on low reserves

With the rise in the number of coronavirus cases across the country and the looming fear of coronavirus spread, there has been a major decline in blood donation campaigns in the capital, leading to an acute shortage of blood....


15 including ward chair arrested in connection with Dalit youth's killing in Rukum

Police have arrested Dambar Bahadur Malla, ward chair of Chaurjahari Municipality-8 along with fifteen others in connection with the death of three youths in Rukum West. Three more are still missing and scores injured in the incident....


Child labour, marriages on rise in Yemen as COVID spreads: UN agency

displaced Yemeni

The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday its work in Yemen was near a “potential breaking point” as coronavirus spreads in the war-damaged country, with rising numbers of families resorting to begging, child labour and marrying of children....



Hotels to provide rooms to quarantine healthcare workers

Tourist standard hotels within the valley have reached agreement with the government to provide rooms to healthcare workers fighting on the frontline against the COVID-19 pandemic....



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