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1,197 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Nepal taking the national tally to 210,973

KATHMANDU, Nov. 16 -- The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 1,197 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the country. Only 4,832 RT-PCR tests were carried out across the co... Read More


Prime Minister Oli receives bhaitika

KATHMANDU, Nov. 16 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received bhaitika from his sister Kaushila Devi Koirala at his official residence in Baluwatar on Monday. The sister also offered garland and prese... Read More


Number of Nepali nationals dying of COVID-19 in foreign countries rises to 293

KATHMANDU, Nov. 15 -- The number of Nepali nationals dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has risen to 293, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday. According to NRNA, ... Read More


Gai Puja, Goru Puja and Mha Puja being observed today

KATHMANDU, Nov. 15 -- Nepali Hindus across the country are observing Gai Puja or cow worship, Goru Puja or ox worship on Sunday on the fourth day of Yampanchak of Tihar festival. Cow is worshipped be... Read More


Bal Gopaleshwor Temple in Rani Pokhari to remain open for public from 5am to 5pm on Bhai Tika

KATHMANDU, Nov. 15 -- The Bal Gopaleshwor Temple at the center of historic Rani Pokhari(Queen's Pond) in Kathmandu would remain open for the public from 5 am to 5 pm on the day of Bhai Tika during the... Read More


With 1,477 new cases on Sunday, Nepal's COVID-19 tally advances to 209,776

KATHMANDU, Nov. 15 -- Nepal reported 1,477 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday. Of the 6,476 real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests conducted in 75 labs across... Read More


Eight more Nepalis die of COVID-19 in India

KATHMANDU, Nov. 15 -- Eight more Nepali nations in India succumbed to COVID-19 last week, taking the fatality caseload among the Nepalis abroad to 293 as of Saturday evening. According to the Non-Res... Read More


Laxmi Puja, Kukur Tihar being observed today

KATHMANDU, Nov. 14 -- The third day of Yamapanchak is being celebrated by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, today evening, with devotion. Kukur Tihar, the festival o... Read More


Nepal adds 1,946 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, total number jumps to 208,299

KATHMANDU, Nov. 14 -- As many as 1,946 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were detected in Nepal in the past 24 hours. Of the 8,753 PCR tests carried out at 70 different labs acros... Read More


Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, being celebrated (with photos)

KATHMANDU, Nov. 14 -- Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today. Kukur Tihar is often observed on the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. However, th... Read More