Health professionals from WHO, MoHP deployed in Nepalgunj05 May, 2020
Following confirmation of 23 COVID-19 positive cases, health workers from World Health Organisation (WHO), Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and State 5 Ministry of Social Development have been deployed in Nepalgunj. Nareshman Shrestha, focal person of District Public Health Office, Banke said that the team was involved in contact tracing of people who had come in direct contact with the COVID-19 patients.
PM Oli condoles Rayamajhi's demiseBy RSS
Prime Minister and one of the chairs of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Sharma Oli has expressed sorrow over the demise of a prominent figure of Communist movement, Buddhi Bahadur Rayamajhi.
One more Nepali dies due to coronavirus in BritainBy RSS
One more Nepali has died of coronavirus infection in Britain on Monday, taking the death toll of Nepalis to 35 so far. The deceased is Narayan Konme Gurung, a philanthropist.
Police open blank fire to disperse crowd at borderBy RSS
at the southern border area in Jhapa district on Monday to drive away unruly Indian nationals who were trying to crowd in defiance of the lockdown. The incident took place at around 4.30 pm at a border village in Jhapa rural municipality-4.
Lockdown offers salubrious break to give up smokingBy Sampada Anuranjanee Khatiwada
While the nationwide lockdown implemented to check the spread of COVID-19 has brought difficulties in lives of many, it has brought about some positive changes in human behaviour.
MoHP warns spraying disinfectants on humans can cause serious harmsBy Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday warned of harmful health impact of spraying disinfectants on humans directly saying it can cause serious health problems. The Ministry warned against the detrimen
Focus on reviving economy, FM tells States05 May, 2020
Minister for Finance Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada has asked the provinces to focus the state budgets to the revival of the economy weakened by the coronavirus pandemic, employment generation and strengthen the fiscal federalism.
Human health must be topmost priority: PM05 May, 2020
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said on Monday that Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) must use its numerical and moral strength to unite the world at the present critical moment of human history.
NC demands expansion of COVID-19 testing coverageBy RSS
Party parliamentary chief whip Balkrishna Khand today had a telephone conversation with Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal and drew his attention to expand the testing coverage on a vast scale in the wake of detection of 15 cases in a single day in Nepalgunj, Banke.
Various areas of Nepalgunj sealed04 May, 2020
Following 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Nepalgunj, various places of Bannke have been sealed on Monday.
Narayangadh-Muglin raod section resumes one-wayBy RSS
The Narayangadh-Mulgin road section which had come to a grinding halt due to landslides triggered by rainfall late this morning has resumed partially. The traffic along the route reopened one-way after 40 minutes of the obstruction, said District Police Office, Chitwan's spokesperson Ek Narayan Koirala.
Government to bring additional kits for COVID-19 testBy RSS
The government has started bringing the medical supplies required for COVID-19 tests. These kits are being brought from Germany through the Nepali Army.
Screen obsession in lockdown leads to eye problems04 May, 2020
Since March 24, when the government imposed nationwide lockdown, people have been staying indoors with their eyes constantly on electronic gadgets.
Nepali doctor among top five COVID-19 responders04 May, 2020
Dr Runa Jha, Chief Pathologist and Director of National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), has made it to the prestigious list of five top women who are frontline responders of COVID-19.
Reconstruction of Ranipokhari, Dharahara resumes04 May, 2020
Reconstruction of Ranipokhari and Daharhara, the two historic monuments of Kathmandu, has resumed after the government allowed moving ahead the reconstruction works. The historic monuments were going to miss their completion deadline due to the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). As per the earlier estimates, reconstruction of Ranipokhari was expected to complete by mid-May.
Save the Children provides 1743 PPEs04 May, 2020
Save the Children in Nepal has given over 1,743 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and essential health commodities to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) to support the government in its fight against COVID-19.
President Bhandari urges journalists to embrace impartial journalismBy RSS
In a message, President Bhandari has urged the journalists to discharge their duties embracing unbiased and fearless journalism.
15 COVID-19 cases in Nepalgunj in a single day today, total count soars to 7503 May, 2020
Three males aged 16, 21 and 34 and three females aged 40, 55, 60 years tested positive for COVID-19 in PCR test done at Bheri hospital's laboratory, informed Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), by issuing a press statement.
Prez summons meeting of Federal Parliament for May 803 May, 2020
Issuing a press statement, Keshav Ghimire, a spokesperson for Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, stated that the President had called the sessions of both the HoR and NA for May 8 as per constitutional provision mentioned in the Article 93 (1) of the Constitution.