Nepal | March 31, 2020

Over 300 Nepalis stranded at Darchula border point, demand passage home

Darchula Nepali stranded

More than 300 Nepalis have been stranded at the Nepal-India border point in Darchula district for the last four days after government closed down border points with India and China to prevent the spreading of coronavirus in the country....


Govt decrees lockdown extension by a week

The government has decided that the lockdown imposed on March 24 will be extended by a week....


KMC to distribute relief through one-door system


Kathmandu Metropolitan City will distribute relief materials to needy people, including daily wagers, through onedoor system....


India says no plan to extend coronavirus lockdown as poor struggle

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba told Reuters partner, ANI, that there was no plan to extend the shutdown beyond the three weeks, rejecting reports that a prolonged closure was likely....



Customs across the country lie deserted


As both Nepal and India have gone into a lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, exports and imports in both the countries have been affected and major customs offices lie deserted....



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