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Nepal confirms second case of coronavirus

-Reporter Nepal

A Nepali student who recently returned from France has tested positive for coronavirus, said Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal on Monday.

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Journo Ishwar Karki donates one month’s salary to COVID-19 treatment fund

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held yesterday had established the fund which will be used to purchase equipment such as masks, thermometers, ventilators, among others to be used

Nepal closes all border points with India and China for a week

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Sunday evening decided to shut down the borders which will come into effect from 10:00 am tomorrow morning, said government Spokesperson

Five lakh people left Kathmandu since March 18

After the government decided to shut down all private and public organizations except “essential ones” and halt the all long route bus service from March 22 as its preparedness to

Minister Khatiwada directs media to disseminate reliable information about coronavirus

During a discussion with the chiefs of the ministry's subordinate bodies today, Minister Khatiwada opined that the news on decisions of high level coordination committee and government on prevention of

Black marketers will be booked, says Minister Bhatta

The government will book those who hoard the goods with the intention to sell them in the black market, said Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekhraj Bhatta.

Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Nearly one billion people around the world were confined to their homes on Sunday, as the coronavirus death toll crossed 13,000 and factories were shut in worst-hit Italy after another

Govt closes all public and private services except ‘essential ones’

The government has closed down all public and private services except 'essential ones' effective from March 22 to April 3 as part of its effort to prevent the possible outbreak

OPD and surgery services to remain closed till April 12

The government has directed all hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley to close OPD and surgery services till April 12.

Nepal Airlines cancels flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Nepal Airlines has canceled all the regular flights to New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore effective from March 22 till 29. As per the decision notice issued