Nepal | March 31, 2020

Six youths who flew with man who tested positive for COVID-19 quarantined

Six persons of Lamjung, who came with the COVID-19 infected youth of Dhading on the same plane, have come into contact with the administration....


More than 2,000 lockdown violators punished

Police on Monday made more than 2,000 persons stand on the roadside for two to three hours in Kathmandu valley for violating the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus....


Over 500 Nepali migrant workers stranded on border

Darchula Nepali stranded

The nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic has left more than 500 Nepali migrant workers returning from India through Pithoragarh in the lurch, in Dharchula, on the Indian side of the border....


US nears China's virus death toll as New York calls for help

US Navy hospital, coronavirus pandemic

The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States had it poised Tuesday to overtake China's grim toll of 3,300 deaths, with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo saying up to 1 million more healthcare workers were needed. "Please come help us," he urged....



Pandemic to hit growth in Asia, China: World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, the World Bank said in an economic update on Monday....



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