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Accepting this grant is Nepal's choice but the availability of MCC funding is not open-ended: US

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- As the parliamentary endorsement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact is delayed further, the United States government has clarified that it cannot indefinitely ... Read More


Nepal's COVID-19 death toll climbs to 29

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Nepal's COVID-19 death toll has climbed to 29, the Ministry of Health and Population said. According to the ministry, the throat swab of a 30-year-old man who died in course of ... Read More


COVID-19 cases have started to spike in Kathmandu: Health ministry

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- As COVID-19 cases are increasing in big cities like Kathmandu, the Ministry of Health and Population has urged the general public not to venture out of their houses unless it is ... Read More


'Prolonged lockdown and restriction measures to contain COVID-19 could push country toward social unrest'

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Security experts have expressed fears that the prolonged lockdown and restriction measures put in place to contain COVID-19 without any support to ease the life of ordinary peopl... Read More


Health Ministry reports 476 new cases of coronavirus

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Monday that 476 new cases of coronavirus were detected in the past 24 hours. At a daily media briefing, Jageshwar Gautam, the sp... Read More


Father arrested for 'raping' daughter

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Police on Sunday arrested a father for allegedly raping his own daughter at Sarada Municipality-12 in Salyan district. Acting on a tip-off, a police squad from the District Poli... Read More


Covid-19 testing stops in Surkhet

BIRENDRANAGAR, June 29 -- Following a technical problem in a PCR machine, the testing of samples for Covid-19 infection has stopped in Surkhet - the headquarters of Karnali. The testing has come to a ... Read More


Ruling NCP Vice-chair Gautam wants five-meter tall wall along Nepal-India border

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Vice Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Bam Dev Gautam has demanded that a five-meter tall boundary wall be erected along the Nepal-India border. Addressing the... Read More


Father and son killed in landslide

BAITADI, June 29 -- Two persons died in a landslide triggered by a canal break at Naugadha Rural Municipality-4 in Baitadi district late Sunday evening. According to police, the deceased have been ide... Read More


Stock trading resumes after a 20-minute halt due to circuit breaker

KATHMANDU, June 29 -- Nepse index fell 4 percent amid panic sell-off of stocks As stocks went into a freefall, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has imposed the first circuit breaker in the stock market. ... Read More