Antigen test mandatory for people traveling via land route

Kathmandu:The government has decided to test the antigen of every citizen entering Nepal through Nepal-India land route. A recent cabinet meeting has decided to test the antigen of Nepali citizens by stopping the entry of foreign nationals. According to Ministry of Home Affairs, the local governments will manage the antigen test of the citizens entering… Continue reading Antigen test mandatory for people traveling via land route

Agreement between airline operators and TIA to reduce domestic flights

Aircraft of Yeti Airlines parked at Pokhara airport. Photo: Vishwanews

Kathmandu: An agreement has been reached between Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and the Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) to reduce the number of domestic flights.TIA has said that it has been agreed to operate domestic flights at 20-minute intervals from Monday. According to TIA, there will be three domestic flights per hour from Monday.… Continue reading Agreement between airline operators and TIA to reduce domestic flights

Govt take action against firms selling mask at higher price

Kathmandu: Suppliers selling masks at higher prices have been punished. The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has taken action against all the surgical suppliers in Tripureshwor for selling masks at higher prices. According to the department, it has found that the masks bought by these suppliers at Rs 4.46 per unit were being… Continue reading Govt take action against firms selling mask at higher price

Tourism Minister Dhakal diagnose with corona

Kathmandu: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Bhanubhakta Dhakal and his wife Indira Phuyal have been diagnosed with corona infection. According to Minister Dhakal’s secretariat, his corona test has seen positive on Sunday. According to the secretariat, both of them are now in isolation at their residence.

Health Ministry directs health workers on study leave to return to work

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Health and Population has directed the health workers on study leave to return to work. The ministry has directed all the health workers who are on study leave to provide services at their respective posts. A meeting of the ministry held on Sunday decided that all the students studying and teaching… Continue reading Health Ministry directs health workers on study leave to return to work

7,211 people infected with corona on same day

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Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, an additional 7,211 people have been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, corona infection is confirmed in 7,211 people on the same day, including 7,137 in 16,147 PCR tests and 74 in 623 antigen tests. The number of active… Continue reading 7,211 people infected with corona on same day

Hospital fire kills 18 virus patients as India steps up jabs

A worker carries wood on a hand cart as multiple funeral pyres of COVID-19 victims burn at a crematorium on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Saturday, May 1, 2021. Photo Courtesy: AP

NEW DELHI (AP): A fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in western India killed 18 patients early Saturday, as the country grappling with the worst outbreak yet stepped up a vaccination drive for all adults even as some states said they don’t have enough jabs. India on Saturday set yet another daily global record with… Continue reading Hospital fire kills 18 virus patients as India steps up jabs

Corona confirmed in 5,763 people, 19 died

Kathmandu: Corona infection has been confirmed in another 5,763 people in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, in Kathmandu Valley alone, 2,495 people have been infected. Corona has been confirmed in 1932 people in Kathmandu, 355 people in Lalitpur and 208 in Bhaktapur. Similarly, with the recovery of 1,287… Continue reading Corona confirmed in 5,763 people, 19 died

Jhala Nath Khanal diagnose with covid-19 infection

Kathmandu: Former Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal has been diagnosed with Corona Virus (Covid-19). After suffering from diarrhea, Khanal, who was admitted to Manmohan Hospital, has been confirmed to have corona. It has been said that he has been brought to Norvic Hospital. Khanal’s condition is said to be normal so far.