No decision on Class 12 examination puts students and parents in confusion

Kathmandu / A decision regarding holding Class 12 examinations is delaying although various alternatives for conducting the stalled exams have been recommended. The National Examination Board (NEB) had given suggestion last month along with alternative for conducting the long stalled examination. NEB had suggested to the government that in the cond...

1,559 new coronavirus cases including 902 in Kathmandu

Kathmandu / A total of 1,559 new cases of coronavirus has been confirmed across the nation in last 24 hours. With this, the total number of coronavirus infections has reached 77,817. In a regular press briefing today at the Ministry of Health and Population, Spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam said that the new number of coronavirus cases was confirme...

First ever landfill site under construction in Itahari

Itahari / For the first time, Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City is constructing an advanced landfill site. Located at Itahari Ward Number 10, Dumartakka of Sunsari district, this landfill site spans over 3.5 bighas of land. ''Roughly we have accomplished 40 per cent of our construction activities for the landfill site,'' informed Puspa Narayan Chaudh...

1,513 new coronavirus cases including 934 in Kathmandu

Kathmandu / Coronavirus has been confirmed on 1,513 more individuals across the nation in last 24 hours. With this, the total number of coronavirus infected people has reached 76,258.In a regular press briefing at the Ministry of Health and Population, Spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam, said that the new number of coronavirus cases was recorded in c...

21 deaths of Nepalis abroad due to COVID-19 last week

Kathmandu / A total of 21 Nepalis abroad lost their lives to COVID-19 last week taking the COVID-19 casualty among the Nepalis abroad to 265, according to the NRNA Health Committee. Press coordinator of NRNA Chiran Sharma shared that the latest deaths were reported from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Uganda last week. The deaths of Nepalis abroad ...

181 more people test positive for coronavirus in State-1

Biratnagar / A total of 181 more individuals tested positive for coronavirus in State-1 in the past 24 hours. Of them, 65 are women.According to the Social Development Ministry of the State, coronavirus was confirmed on 167 people in Morang district, seven in Sunsari, three in Jhapa, two in Bhojpur and one in Tehrathum. One more is from other State...

FEATURE: International Sign Language Day: three headways of Nepali Sign Language in State-1

Itahari / Today (September 23) marks the third International Sign Language Day. International Sign Language Day was officially adopted by the United Nations on 19 December 2017 and was started to be observed since 2018. According to the UN website, the official celebration date of September 23 was chosen commemorating the exact date of the establis...

Monsoon to have delayed exit, rain forecast till Saturday

Kathmandu / The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has forecast rainfall throughout the country until Saturday due to the influence of the western low pressure system. Meteorologist Shanti Kandel said the low pressure system is in the northern area of Chhatisgadh, India and it is in the process of moving north westward from there, hence the po...

1,272 new COVID-19 cases reported today, 7 causalities recorded

Kathmandu / A total of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths from the flu-like infection have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours.According to the Ministry of Health and Population, with the new cases, the caseload of the deadly infection across the nation has totaled in 67,804. Among them the number of the active infected ones stand ...

State-1 has 27% lesser pandemic recovery than national average

Itahari / The recovery rate of COVID-19 pandemic patients in State-1 is less than the national average. The current recovery rate in the State is 27 % lesser than national average. According to the latest data available from Corona Information Desk of the State-1 Government, out of the 5,693 pandemic patients, 2552 have been discharged after recove...