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    Activists concerned about stray animals’ fate during lockdown

    Kathmandu, March 30 Animal rights activists have expressed concerns over various stray animals living on the streets of Kathmandu arguing they have been deprived of food during the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak. Around 26,000 dogs are said to be living on the streets of Kathmandu, according to the Federation of Animal […]Continue reading this story...

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    450 Nepalis waiting in Dharchula to enter Darchula

    Kathmandu, March 30 Over 450 Nepalis have been stranded in Dharchula, a town in Uttarakhand of India, as the Nepal-India border has remained closed owing to the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak. It has been learned that the Nepalis working in various places of the state were returning home after the Indian […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    ‘Technical glitch’ halts supply of medical equipment to Province 1, Sudurpaschim

    Kathmandu, March 30 The Nepal Army says its aircraft that was heading to Province 1 and Sudurpaschim to supply various medical equipment necessary for the test of coronavirus-suspected people and their treatment has returned to Kathmandu without completing the assignment. The Skytruck aircraft was carrying masks, sanitisers, and personal protective equipment...

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    Lockdown leaves Chitwan dairy farmers lamenting

    Chitwan, March 30 The ongoing lockdown imposed by the government in its bid to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country has left dozens of dairy farmers in Chitwan district in a loss. Whereas the consumers have found it difficult to visit the market and buy daily essentials including the dairy products, the farmers here […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

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    740 Kathmanduites forced to stand on streets for defying lockdown

    Kathmandu, March 30 Police in Kathmandu on Monday morning made 740 residents of the Kathmandu Valley stand for around two hours on the local streets after finding that they came out of the houses without any essential work, thereby defying the lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak. After many members of the public continued […]Continue reading this story on the...

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    In lockdown, Nepali artists too thrill audience online. Will it set a new stage in the long run?

    Wuhan is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak that has gone pandemic today. But that’s not all, Wuhan also became the epicentre for a new trend of livestreaming, especially by singers, artists, and celebrities. Nepal has been on lockdown since Tuesday, combating against the fear of the coronavirus outbreak here; and some artists here are...

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    Six measures Nepal is adopting to minimise social, economic effects of coronavirus crisis

    Kathmandu, March 30 The Cabinet meeting that decided to extend the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the spread of coronavirus infection until April 7 also took some major decisions to address the social and economic crisis at the various levels triggered by the virus outbreak. Here are the highlights: 1. Discounts on electricity and telephone...

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    Nepal extends lockdown until April 7, international flight suspension until April 15

    Kathmandu, March 29 The government of Nepal on Sunday decided to extend the lockdown imposed to control the spread of novel coronavirus infection in the country. A Cabinet meeting held this evening decided to extend the existing lockdown and border seal till April 7. Earlier last week. the government had decided to impose the lockdown […]Continue reading this...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Man admitted to Covid-19 hospital dies before infection confirmation

    Butwal, March 29 A man admitted to the new temporary hospital established targeting those suspected of the novel coronavirus infection has died, in Butwal of Ruapndehi district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased, a resident of Palpa district of Province 5, was 33, according to Surya Bahadur Bhattarai, the chairperson of Lumbini Provincial Hospital, which manages […]Continue...

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Biratnagar building hospital dedicated to Covid-19 patients

    Biratnagar, March 29 The Province 1 government is constructing a temporary hospital dedicated to Covid-19 patients in the provincial headquarters, Biratnagar. The government claims the construction of the 50-bed facility will be complete in the next three days. The hospital will also board a 10-bed ventilator ward. Sagar Prasain, the coordinator of the Provincial Hospital […]Continue...

    • 22 hrs ago

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