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    Nepal not to ‘rescue’ foreigners stranded in out of Kathmandu now onwards

    Kathmandu, April 3 The government has clarified that it will not ‘rescue’ any foreigners who are stranded in any place outside Kathmandu due to the ongoing lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus infection from Friday night onwards. Nepal Tourism Board’s Chief Executive Officer Dhananjaya Regmi says the foreign governments, however, will still continue to...

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    MoF agencies donate Rs 210 mln to govt’s Covid-19 fund

    Kathmandu, April 3 The Ministry of Finance and other offices under it have donated about Rs 210 million to a fund the government established to take initiatives against the spread of novel coronavirus in Nepal. According to the ministry, the offices jointly collected at least Rs 209.7 million on Thursday. Apart from that, the other […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    (Updated) Pokhara lab ‘confirms’ Nepal’s seventh coronavirus positive case, but national lab has to ‘verify’ it

    Kathmandu, April 3 The seventh case of coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Nepal on Friday. The Gandaki Provincial Hospital says the report of a patient was confirmed by Pokhara Health Science Academy today. However, the Ministry of Health and Population is yet to confirm the report. Officials say the swab samples of...

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    Bharatpur hospital ‘suspects’ coronavirus after feverish woman dies

    Chitwan April 3 A woman, who was admitted to Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan with complaints of fever and pneumonia, died on Friday. After the case, the doctors are preparing to send her swab samples to Kathmandu to test with the suspicion of coronavirus infection. The result is not out yet. Neither has her travel history […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    Private agencies bring medical equipment from China

    Kathmandu, April 3 The Nepal Airlines Corporation’s wide-body aeroplane has arrived in Kathmandu from China with the medical supplies necessary to combat the coronavirus spread in Nepal. The A-330 plane was chartered and had left for Guangzhou of China at 11 am on Thursday to fetch the medical supplies and arrived at 3 am today […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    Coronavirus crisis: Govt restricts budget spending under 14 headings

    Kathmandu, April 3 In view of the impact of coronavirus infection on the country’s economy, the government has urged its offices not to spend budget allocated in 14 headings citing the government needs more money for the anti-Covid-19 response. Finance Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana has recently issued a circular to all the government offices to […]Continue reading this...

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    Province 2 begins coronavirus test

    Janakpurdham, April 3 The test for coronavirus infection has also begun in Janakpurdham, the capital of Province 2 as well. It has become the fourth city to have the facility after Kathmandu, Dharan, and Dhangadhi. Dr Nagendra Prasad Yadav, the medical superintendent of the Provincial Hospital, says a new PCR machine has been installed at […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    Dealers distributing gas cylinders at various places today

    Kathmandu, April 3 Different gas dealers are distributing cooking gas cylinders in and outside Kathmandu Valley on Friday in order to ease the demand from the consumers amid the period of lockdown. According to Nepal Oil Corporation, the dealers from around the Kathmandu Valley and other districts have already sent the details of the distribution […]Continue reading this story on the...

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    Nepali scientist who developed Ebola drug: There’s no cure for coronavirus yet; prevention is best option

    Sudeep Khadka, born in Baglung of Nepal, is a virologist, currently working at the Institute for Biomedical Sciences in the US state of Georgia. Some two years ago, when the news that Ebola virus outbreak could be controlled was featured in the prestigious Antiviral Research, an international medical journal, his team came to the limelight....

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    ‘PM forced Chief Secretary to tamper with Cabinet minutes to let army supply medical equipment’

    Kathmandu, April 3 After the government annulled an agreement signed with a private company for purchasing and supplying various medical equipment required to test the novel coronavirus infection and treat the patients, another controversial decision about the same issue has come to the fore. The latest revelation is that Prime Minister KP Sharma...

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