04 Mar 2021, 9:38 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats Nepal

274,381 Total Cases
2,778 Death Cases
270,605 Recovered Cases

Politics

Government decided to give public holiday on Magh 30

Kathmandu : Nepal Government has decided to give public holiday on Magh 30 on the occasion of Sonam Loshar. The government had reduced the holiday given on the occasion of Lhochhar from 2051 BS three years ago. After the community repeatedly demanded holiday, the cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to grant public leave across the country on the occasion ...

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French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, the presidential Palace announced on Thursday, adding he would now isolate for the next week. “The president of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for Covid-19 today,” the presidential palace said in a statement. “This diagnosis was made following a PCR test performed at the onset of the first symptoms,” the ...

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Indonesian minister accused of receiving bribes related to Covid-19 aid

Indonesia’s minister for social affairs has been named a suspect by the country’s anti-corruption commission over allegations he received the equivalent of at least $1.1 million in funds relating to COVID-19 aid for the poor. Juliari Batubara arrived at the Corruption Eradication Commission’s headquarters in the capital, Jakarta, hours after the anti-corruption commission called on him to surrender in a ...

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UK to Cover Covid-19 Vaccine Side-Effect

Britain will pay individuals who suffer any severe side-effect from Covid-19 vaccine under an existing programme, the government said in Thursday. Compensation for any possible side-effects from a Covid-19 vaccine has been the subject of much debate in recent months, as drugmakers and governments around the world have worked in record time to develop and approve vaccines against the illness ...

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Japan residents to get free Covid-19 vaccine

Japan will give free coronavirus vaccines to all of its residents under a bill passed Wednesday, as the nation battles record numbers of daily cases. The House of Councilors unanimously passed a bill to revise the current vaccination law after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged to secure coronavirus vaccines for all the roughly 126 million residents of the country in ...

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Government Decides to Accept Rs 1.25 Billion Grant From Switzerland

Kathmandu : The cabinet meeting has decided to accept financial assistance of Rs 1.25 billion from the Swiss government. A recent cabinet meeting has decided to approve a 9.54 million Swiss franc grant from the Swiss government for the second phase of the Nepal Agricultural Market Development Program, Province No. 1, said government spokesperson Parbat Gurung. Similarly, it has been ...

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5 District Police Including Police Chief Killed in Afghanistan’s Faryab Bomb Blast

Kathmandu : At least five security personnel, including Safar Mohammad Bidar, the police chief of Qaramqul district in Faryab, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in the province on Wednesday, Tolo News reported citing provincial police. They were killed while they were on their way to help other security force members who had faced an attack from Taliban insurgents. ...

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India provides 28 more ICU ventilators to Nepal

Kathmandu : India has provided additional ICU ventilators to the Government of Nepal in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. On behalf of the Government of India, Indian Ambassador Vinay Mohan Quatra on Sunday gifted 28 ICU ventilators to Health and Population Minister Bhanubhakta Dhakal for Nepal. Earlier, India had provided essential health items including paracetamol, hydrochloroquine to Nepal on ...

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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un appeared at the meeting, the rumors in a coma were just speculation

Kathmandu : News reports that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in a coma have now been confirmed to be baseless. Earlier, some media outlets not only reported that he was in a coma, but also that he had passes away. A day after reports had emerged claiming that the North Korea authoritarian dictator Kim Jong Un was dead ...

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Corona infection confirmed in 44 policemen in Biratnagar

Kathmandu : Corona infection has been confirmed in 44 police personnel in Biratnagar on the same day. A test conducted at the state public health laboratory confirmed the infection in 44 people working in Rani. Two of them tested positive Monday evening and 42 on Tuesday afternoon. Among them, there are 10 women and 34 men policemen working at the ...

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