Nepal | April 01, 2020

Department of Health scraps medical equipment deal with Pvt company

"There was no communication by the suppliers with the concerned authorities regarding delivery of equipment and we grew increasingly certain that they couldn't fulfil the requirement on time."...


Samples collected for second test

Throat and nasal swabs of two COVID-19 positive patients, currently admitted in Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital have been collected for the second round of lab test....


Private health facilities refusing service to face music

The government in Province-2 has directed district authorities to take stern action against any health facility found to be refusing services....

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Tourists stuck in Nepal headed back to Australia

nac airbus 320

Stranded tourists from Australia and New Zealand have boarded a chartered flight out of Nepal....



NOC slashes price of petrol, diesel, kerosene by Rs 10 per litre

petrol pump

The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 10 per litre effective from Wednesday midnight....



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