Magar grandmothers concerned on waning number of new speakers in Dhankuta

Birat Anupam (RSS) , Dhankuta  / Gopimaya Magar, 81, is the oldest family member with six sons and two daughters at a village called Majhuwa of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-6, Dhankuta. Having survived to see her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, octogenarian Magar is happy on her life. The only thing she regrets about is the loss...

Global COVID-19 tally crosses 38 million-mark

WASHINGTON / The global coronavirus cases now have crossed the 38 million-mark, according to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University. The total caseload now stands at 38,033,287 while 1,084,888 people have succumbed to the virus globally, according to the University’s global tracker. As many as 26,388,633 patients have recover...

Nepal re-elected as member of UN Human Rights Council

KATHMANDU / Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council for the second time. Nepal was elected as a member for three years (2021 to 023) during a voting held at the UN headquarters on Tuesday night. Earlier, Nepal had been elected as a member from 2018-020. Other countries elected as the members from ...

DAO, Chitwan urges people to observe festivals indoors

Chitwan / The district administration office, Chitwan has urged the residents of the district to celebrate this year's Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals indoor due to global COVID-19 pandemic. It urged the people not to roam and involve in gathering unnecessarily and follow health guidelines. Sports, fairs, festivals and puja at temples on th...

Risk of infection spreading to villages in festival

Kathmandu / With festivals knocking the door, the risk of coronavirus infection spreading to the villages from the urban centre is very high. All the urban centers have reported rise in infection with increased crowd in the market centres for festival-related shopping. Considering the risk, the Ministry of Health and Population has urged people ...

2,120 new cases of COVID-19 registered on Saturday

Kathmandu / A total of 2,120 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country while conducting PCR test on 12,978individuals in the past 24 hours. A total of 1,177 individuals are found infected in Kathmandu valley alone today.In a regular press briefing at the Ministry of Health and Population, Spokesperson Dr Jageshwar Gautam shared that a to...

State 5 government releases additional Rs 100 million for COVID-19 fund

Butwal / The State 5 government's Cabinet meeting today decided to release additional Rs 100 million to the Coronavirus Prevention and Control Fund. The fund was set up by the province government by depositing equal amount before this. The meeting also decided to approve the temporary posts in the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Enviro...

Single day highest spike with 2,722 new cases of COVID-19

Kathmandu / A total of 2,722 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded from across the country while conducting PCR test on 14,739 individuals in the past 24 hours. The number is the highest one recorded in a single day so far in the country. A total of 1,638 individuals are found infected in Kathmandu valley alone. Of them, 1,280 are in Kathmandu, 162 ...

Two adolescent girls rescued from Nepal-India border

Inaruwa / Police have rescued two adolescent girls from Nepal-India border in Koshi rural municipality-8, Bhantabari of Sunsari on Wednesday. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of District Police Office Sunsari, Narendra Kumar Karki shared that the two adolescent girls of Saptari were rescued from Bhantabari of Sunsari while allegedly being take...

1,911 new cases of coronavirus, fatality crosses 500

Kathmandu / The Ministry of Health and Population has recorded 1,911 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. It was shown with 12,444 PCR tests conducted at various laboratories across the country, according to Ministry Spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam. The Kathmandu Valley alone had 943 positive cases in the latest update. Among them, Ka...