Nepal | August 04, 2020

PM in talks with experts, opposition leaders about whether to impose another lockdown

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has started a discussion with public health experts and leaders of the opposition to decide whether or not to impose a second round of lockdown....

Kathmandu

Steady rise in COVID-19 cases in Kathmandu valley, 51 infections reported today

Kathmandu Valley on Dipawali Laxmi Puja from Swayambhunath

As many as 51 new cases of the coronavirus infection have been reported in Kathmandu valley on Monday, as per the information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its daily media briefing...

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

Former king Juan Carlos decides to leave Spain amid corruption allegations

Spain's former king Juan Carlos has decided to leave his country, a dramatic exit designed to protect the monarchy after a barrage of corruption allegations surfaced against him....

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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