Nepal | October 01, 2020

1,559 new cases take Nepal’s coronavirus tally to 77,817 on Wednesday

Nepal’s coronavirus tally moved to 77,817 as 1,559 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours....

Kathmandu

Private hospitals, labs to charge Rs 3,899 for PCR test

Private hospitals have fixed their own rate for conducting polymerase chain reaction tests, saying that the fee allocated by the Ministry of Health and Population was too less....

Nepal

Bajhang minor rape and murder case update: CIB to probe the case, family yet to receive the body

Family members of the 12-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Bajhang district, have refused to receive her body demanding fair investigation into the case. ...

World

Russia to supply Egypt with COVID-19 vaccine in expansion push

The deal follows earlier agreements with Mexico for 32 million doses, with Brazil for up to 50 million doses, India with 100 million doses, as well as Uzbekistan and Nepal, RDIF said....

Opinion

  • Lowering risks of Covid-19

    The number of Covid-19 cases in Nepal has been increasing steeply since August. It took just a month to double the number of positive cases (from 24 A...

  • Universal basic income: The time is now

    A concept that has been under debate for some years in global forums is the Universal Basic Income (UBI), which briefly defines a distribution structu...

  • EDITORIAL: TU, stay resolute

    Nepal’s biggest university, Tribhuvan University, has decided to go ahead with its regular examinations after the major festivals next month....

  • Lowering risks of Covid-19

    The number of Covid-19 cases in Nepal has been increasing steeply since August. It took just a month to double the number of positive cases (from 24 A...

  • Universal basic income: The time is now

    A concept that has been under debate for some years in global forums is the Universal Basic Income (UBI), which briefly defines a distribution structu...

  • EDITORIAL: TU, stay resolute

    Nepal’s biggest university, Tribhuvan University, has decided to go ahead with its regular examinations after the major festivals next month....

Business

Quarantine ‘could deter tourists’

The mandatory seven-day quarantine rule that tourists need to follow upon their arrival in Nepal will prove to be a deterrence for majority of travellers, say tourism sector stakeholders....

  • Soaltee bags award

    Soaltee Westend Premier Nepalgunj has been recognised with ‘Award for Environment-Friendly and Sustainable Development’ at the 41st World Tourism ...

  • Fair Price Shop

    Fair price shops to open from tomorrow

    The Food Management and Trade Company Ltd (FMTCL) has announced that it will be opening fair price shops from Thursday....

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    NMB Bank joins PCAF

    NMB Bank has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), an industry-led initiative to measure and disclose greenhouse gas emissio...

  • NAC holds discussions to get ground-handling permission at GBIA

    Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is preparing to provide ground-handing services at Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA), which is nearing compl...

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