Govt policy and programme today15 May, 2020
The government is set to present its policy and programme for the year 2020/21 in the joint session of Federal Parliament today afternoon at 4:00 PM. President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to unveil the document of government’s policy and programmes for the new fiscal year in the House.
450 India returnees quarantined in Banke14 May, 2020
447 people of Narauna Rural Municipality, who entered Nepal through eastern checkpoint, have been quarantined in eight different places, informed Istiyak Ahmed Sah, Ward Chair of Narauna Ruram Municipality.
Nawalparasi's COVID-19 patient had entered Nepal from India two days ago14 May, 2020
A 49-year old COVID-19 patient of Devchuli Municipality-12, East Nawalparasi had returned to Nepal from India two days ago. He had entered Nepal on May 12 from Kolkata, India via Raxaul border.
Nurse tending to COVID-19 patients gets infected, all isolation beds occupied in Narayani Hospital14 May, 2020
The staff nurse of Narayani Hospital was one of the three patients who had tested positive for the virus on Wednesday evening, informed Dr. Madan Uadhyaya, Medical Superintendent of the hospital.
State 5 to increase hospitals for treatment of COVID-19 patients14 May, 2020
According to Sudarsan Baral, State Minister for Social Development, the preparations to increase the beddings of Butwal-based Corona Special Hospital to 200 was underway. Likewise, beds in Banke's Corona Hospital are also to be increased and treatment of COVID-19 patients would start in Dang and Beljhundi's Corona Special hospital.
38 health workers and five patients of TUTH in isolation14 May, 2020
ollowing confirmation of COVID-19 infection in a girl receiving treatment at TU Teaching Hospital (TUTH), the ward of the hospital where she was admitted has been sealed off and 34 doctors and nurses have been kept in isolation.
Siraha placed under curfew after surge in number of COVID-19 cases in State 2By RSS
A curfew order has been issued in Siraha district as precaution after the number of people infected by coronavirus started increasing daily in the neighbouring districts of State-2.
Preparations underway to seal off neuro ward, TUTH after a girl child tests positive for COVID-1914 May, 2020
A girl child aged 6 of Kapilvastu district was brought to neuro ward of the Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Govt denies drafting partial budget14 May, 2020
Minister for Finance and Communication and Information Technology Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada on Wednesday denied drafting partial budget for the fiscal year 2020/21. He clarified leaders and lawmakers in Federal Parliament that the government would bring full-size budget for the coming fiscal year.
All parties stand with govt on border issueBy Arpana Adhikari
Top leaders of all political parties in an all-party meeting on Wednesday expressed their commitment to stand together with the government to establishment Nepal’s sovereignty in the Nepali territory of Kalapani , which has been occupied by the Indian security forces since 1962.
Border security post set up at Chhangru of Kalapani area in Darchula district ( in pictures)13 May, 2020
A team that flew on a chopper with required material set up the post.
Banke's Narainapur on high alert after COVID-19 youth escapes from quarantineBy RSS
The Narainapur Rural Municipality in Banke is on high-alert following the news of a man found to be infected with COVID-19 running away from quarantine along the Nepal-India border. The youth from Bahaupurwa of Narainapur-3 had been staying in the Sirsiya
Nidan hospital and Aarogya foundation's building sealed off13 May, 2020
The District Administration Office, Lalitpur has sealed off Nidan Hospital and Aarogya Foundation's building at Lalitpur. The DAO Lalitpur took decision to this effect after a 25-year old female of Bhaktapur working at Nidan Hospital, tested positive for COVID-19 on May 13.
Securing Lipulek: Team leaves for Darchula to set up APF border outpostBy RSS
A team has left here today for Darchula district in connection with setting up an Armed Police Force (APF)'s unit in that area for securing the border around the Lipulek area. APF's border outpost (BOP) is being set up at Chhangru of Byas rural municipality in Darchula district.
Prez to present policies, programmes on May 1513 May, 2020
The government on Tuesday decided to table its policies and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year on May 15 and the annual budget on May 28.
Sudurpaschim set for highest growth among states13 May, 2020
The Sudurpaschim State is likely to achieve the highest economic growth rate in the current fiscal year 2019/20. The far-western State in the country will witness 4.08 per cent growth in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – highest among the seven states, according to the primary estimates of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). National economic growth rate is projected at 2.28 per cent against the earlier government forecast of 8.5 per cent.
Curfew clamped in Bara to prevent COVID-1912 May, 2020
The Bara District Administration Office has decided to impose curfew in Bara, following increase in number of COVID-19 patients.
A health worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Kapilvastu12 May, 2020
Dirgha Narayan Poudel, Chief District Officer of Kapilvastu, informed that out of nine swab samples of health workers collected in the hospital, one health worker tested positive for the virus.
Two journalists infected with COVID-19 in Birgunj12 May, 2020
Dr. Madan Upadhyaya, Medical Superintendent at Narayani Hospital, said that tracing of other journalists had begun following the confirmation of virus infection in two journalists.