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PM Oli meets activists staging hunger strike demanding govt's better response to COVID-19

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli visited HAMS hospital in the capital to take stock of the health condition of a group of youths affiliated to the "Enough is Enough campaign" on Thurs... Read More


Daily Commentary: Nepse slides sharply amid extreme volatility

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- Stock market in the red after two days of gain Despite opening the day in the green, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index succumbed to a massive selling pressure with... Read More


Govt resumes issuing foreign employment permits that remained suspended for over three months

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- The government has resumed providing work permits to migrant workers to work abroad effective from Thursday. Citing the threat of COVID-19, the government had suspended the labor ... Read More


Abrupt decision to prorogue house session shows govt's indifference toward controlling COVID-19 pandemic:NC

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- Expressing serious concern over the abrupt decision to prorogue the ongoing budget session, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has said that the latest move of the g... Read More


Kathmandu Valley sees highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- A record of 32 new cases were detected in the Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. Speaking at a regular virtual press brief... Read More


49-day-old baby dies of COVID-19 at TU Teaching Hospital

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed yet another COVID-19 fatality on Thursday. According to MoHP spokesperson Jageshwar Gautam, a 49-day-old baby from Dhaulagi... Read More


With 473 cases of coronavirus today, Nepal's COVID-19 tally jumps to 14,519

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- 473 new cases of the coronavirus infection were recorded in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said. With this, the country's total coronavirus infection so... Read More


NCP Executive Chairman Dahal holds meeting with president

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- At a time when the intra-party row in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is at its peak due to factional feud over a host of issues including the performance of the KP Oli-led... Read More


Four arrested for flying drones without permission

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- Police have arrested four persons from Lazimpat for flying drones without authorization from the government. According to police, four employees of Marching Ants Pvt Ltd were arr... Read More


BREAKING: Govt decides to prorogue ongoing budget session of parliament amid intra-party row

KATHMANDU, July 2 -- The government has decided to prorogue the ongoing budget session of parliament. A cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar on Thursday made a... Read More