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A man arrested for creating a fake profile

The cyber cell unit of Malad police on Tuesday, with the help of social media, traced and arrested a 37-year-old driver from Sion for allegedly creating a fake profile of the complainant and posting her phone number purporting it to be number of a commercial sex worker. In November last year,...

coronavirus cases in India has hit 130

India, 17-March: The total number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases in India has touched 130, with Maharashtra reporting six new cases, Kerala confirming five cases, Karnataka recording four cases and one by Telangana. These cases are not included in the latest official update of 114 released by the Union Ministry...

The government decides to postpone the SEE exam of 2076

KATHMANDU 17, MARCH: The government has pressed a button directing for the shut-down of movie theaters, cultural centers, including others to minimize the possible risk of the coronavirus which has spread across the world. Likewise, on the press release, Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel made an announcement to postpone the SEE...

Latest updates of corona virus in south asia

Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Southeast Asia is worsening, with rising cases across key countries in the region. As an indicator of this, the World Health Organization (WHO) has now called on Southeast Asian states to do more to stop the spread. though the number of coronavirus cases in South Asia has...

Nepal on complete lockdown from Monday

KATHMANDU: Nepal is now complete lockdown after the government sealed 170 border points with China and India in an effort to avert the spreading of the COVID-19 pandemic from Monday. The decision of lockdown was imposed after the cabinet meeting on Sunday evening. The meeting has also instructed the Ministry of Home...

US surpassed China with most corona case worldwide

ReutersNEW YORK, MARCH 27- The number of positive cases of coronavirus has climbed above 85,000 in the US on Friday, surpassing the national tallies of China and Italy.With medical facilities running low on ventilators and protective masks and hampered by limited diagnostic testing capacity, the U.S. death toll...

Horoscope Today, 30 March 2020

Aries :Today seems to be something unique. We will start the week with new energy and enthusiasm. A unique idea will herald a huge profit in the future. But you have to be vigilant in terms of health. You will feel tired in the body, doing yoga and meditation...

Chinese ventilators arrives in New York

By JENNIFER PELTZ, AMY FORLITI and DAVID RISING NEW YORK April 5, (AP) — The New York governor said Saturday the Chinese government was facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state, highlighting the extreme measures leaders are taking in what has become a cutthroat scramble to independently secure...

DoI suspens all its visa services till April 15

Kathmandu, Apr. 8: The Department of Immigration (DoI) has suspended all its visa services till April 15, owing to the extended nationwide lockdown. On Wednesday DoI issued a press release statement, the Department took the decision to this effect, in line with the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Director...

Emergency relief fund set up in Portugal

LISBON: An emergency relief fund has been set up in Portugal for assisting the Nepali diaspora in Portugal. Honorary Consul of Nepal, Makar Bahadur Hamal is the coordinator of the fund set up through Janachetana Samiti. It is said the fund has been established by targetting the Nepalis those who are...

A youth held for spreading fake news on COVID-19

KATHMANDU, MARCH 21: Police on Saturday apprehended a youth from Sipadol of Bhaktapur on the charge of spreading fake news on COVID-19 through social media. According to Spokesperson of Nepal Police Sailesh Thapa Kshetri, Bibek Thapa Magar, 20, of Ramechhap was arrested by the Cyber Bureau of Nepal Police. On the...

Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) gets 'A Class' rating

Kathmandu, April-25: Nepal Bank Limited (NBL), the first bank of the country, has been rated as the 'A Class Bank' by ICRA Nepal Limited, NBL spokesman Prakash Kumar Adhikari stated in a press release on Friday. Adhikari said that this ranking from the world-famous rating company, Moody's, has enhanced NBL's...

Lockdown extend till May 7

Kathmandu - A meeting of the Council of Ministers held yesterday has decided to extend the stay-at-home order till May 7 as a measure to prevent the possible risk of COVID-19. The cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence took such decision to extend the lockdown order till May...

US reports 55, 413 deaths, 812, 966 infection cases

April-27: The current hub of corona virus USA the death toll and most infected number is at the peak, has reported deaths 55, 413 as of Monday morning. No new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours according to Worldometer. Currently, 812, 966 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment at various...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive and well

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "alive and well", a top security adviser to the South's President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over Kim's health following his absence from a key anniversary. "Our government position is firm," said Moon's special adviser on national security Moon Chung-in, in an interview with...

2,000 Nepalis stuck in India have returned home

Kathmandu - Nepali migrant workers, who were stranded in various border towns in India due to the lockdown, are returning home today after one month. Some 2,000 Nepalis had been living in quarantine in Jhulaghat, Dharchula and Pithouragadh towns in India after the border between Nepal and India was sealed...

103 tested negative from 119 amid coronavirus

Kathmandu, April-8: Total test of119 swab samples collected for COVID-19 test in State no. 2, the results of 103 have showed negative. Sharing the results at a press conference held here today, Secretary at the Ministry of Social Development Dr. Ram Prasad Ghimire said 103 people tested negative while the...

10 more new cases reported in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Nepal has confirmed 10 more new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total of infections to 69. Speaking at a regular press briefing, Dr Bikash Devkota, Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population said that a 36-year-old person from Chhapkaiya of Birgunj Municipality-3, and nine persons in Nepalgunj have tested...

KOICA supports medical items and relief fund

Kathmandu - The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has today donated six types of medical items total worth 78,000 US dollars for COVID-19 response to four of its partner hospitals in Nepal. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Park Young-Sik handed over the medical items to the respective chairpersons and medical...

A 35 years old man died in Surkhet from Coronavirus

Kathmandu, June 23: A 35 years old man from Dullu Municipality, Dailekh has died of the coronavirus infection. He was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 for a week at the Karnali Provincial Hospital. The infected man breathed his last on Monday night at around 9:30, according to Dr. KN Poudel, the corona focal...

COVID-19 cases in Nepal crosses 10,000-mark

Kathmandu, June 23: The number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Nepal has crossed 10,000-mark with 538 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.  The total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 10,099, according to Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population. "538 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the...

Gajurel has been elected deputy general secretary of the Belt and Road International Transport Alliance (BRITA).

Kathmandu - Nepal’s Ashish Gajurel has been elected deputy general secretary of the Belt and Road International Transport Alliance (BRITA). The recently held general assembly elected Gajurel to the post. Gajurel has been advocating the cause of traffic management and transportation management in Nepal. Participants were from Switzerland, Greece, Nigeria, China,...

Bharatpur Metropolis unveils the budget of Rs 4.15 billion

Bharatpur | Bharatpur Metropolis has unveiled the budget of Rs 4.15 billion for the fiscal year 2020/20 today. The budget was presented before the sixth Metropolitan Assembly. Among the total budget, Rs 480 million has been allocated under the current expenditure. Unveiling the budget, Deputy Mayor of the Metropolitan City, Parbati...

Tokha Municipality unveils budget of Rs 1.58 billion

Kathmandu - Giving top priority to education and health care services, Tokha Municipality in Kathmandu has brought the budget of Rs 1.58 billion for the fiscal year 2020/21. Deputy Mayor Gyanmaya Dangol tabled the budget on Wednesday in the seventh municipal assembly by allocating Rs 1.44 billion for capital expenditure. Likewise,...

Nepal's Covid-19 tally has climbed to 11162

Kathmandu, June 25: With 434 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal's Covid-19 tally has climbed to 11162, the Health Ministry (MoHP) said. At a daily media briefing, Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the MoHP, said that 386 males and 48 females tested positive for coronavirus in the...

214 recover in Karnali from COVID-19

Kathmandu - A total of 214 persons have returned home from the hospital after recovering from Corona Virus on Saturday. They include 201 men and 13 women. Of them, 205 are from Dailekh. Altogether 132 persons including three women returned home from the isolation center in Naumule rural municipality of Dailekh,...

Locusts has been spotted in Parsa and Chitwan

Chitwan, June 28 (RSS): Locusts have been spotted in Kalika and Khairhani municipalities in the eastern Chitwan. According to Prime Minister Agricultural modernization project implementation unit Chief Meghnath Timilsina, a tiny band of locusts has been spotted in Kalika-3 and Parsa of Khairhani. As he said, agro technicians from the project,...

Health insurance of all in three years

Kathmandu, June 28: The Gandaki State government is to ensure health insurance coverage to all citizens of the state within the next three years. Accordingly, the State government has allocated Rs. 20 million for the purpose in the Fiscal Year 2020/21 budget. The health insurance coverage will be established in coordination...

Dubai to be open from July 7

Dubai, June 29: Dubai is all set to welcome foreign tourists in the country from July 7, but only those who present a recent COVID-19 negative certificate or undergo testing on arrival at Dubai airport, Khaleej Times reported.The Dubai government media office on Sunday said that the airports would...

ADB approves $200 million concessional loan

Kathmandu, June 29. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million concessional loan to improve power supply and distribution systems in Nepal. Nepal has made significant progress in electricity supply after years of chronic power shortages. However, its power transmission and distribution systems need further strengthening to increase network...

Message By Speaker, Chairman On Parliament Day

Kathmandu, June 30: Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota and National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has extended best wishes to all Nepalis on the occasion of the Parliament Day today. They paid tribute to all those sacrificing their lives for the establishment of the...

Mother, Son Die In Jeep Accident

Hetauda, June 30: Two persons from the same family died in a jeep accident that occurred on Muglin-Narayangadh road on Monday evening. The jeep with a family tour was heading to Hetauda from Kathmandu. The jeep with the family trip of Makwanpur chapter Chairman of Non-government Organizations' Federation,...

India and China agree on promt pullout from Ladak LAC

Indian and Chinese troops have begun a partial disengagement from their positions along the disputed Himalayan border region after a tense stand-off lasting nearly nine weeks, sources in the Indian establishment told local media on Monday.Indian officials, according to Bloomberg, said the People’s Liberation Army was seen removing tents...

Government makes mask mandatory

The government has made face masks mandatory at public places. The Home Ministry on Monday has instructed the Nepal Police headquarters to arrest anyone going out of the house without a mask even as COVID-19 cases escalate in the country. The arrested persons will be punished as per the Infectious Disease...

Sailesh Thapa Chhetri is new Nepal Police Cheif

Shailesh Thapa Chhetri as been appointed the new chief of Nepal Police by the government on Tuesday.  A cabinet meeting held on Tuesday evening decided to promote Chhetri from the position of additional inspector general to that of inspector general. Chhetri will succeed Thakur Prasad Gyawaly who is retiring from the...

Sindhupalchowk Jambu Village floods updates

Sindhupalchowk: Landslides triggered by monsoon rainfall have swept away 15 houses in Jambu village of Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district, killing at least two people. As many as 15 others have gone missing in the landslides and three have been rescued. Earlier in the morning helicopter have returned from Dhukhel due to bad weather...

Food bank established at Panauti

Kathmandu April 4: Panauti municipality in Kavrepalanchowk has established a 'food bank' targeting vulnerable communities during the nationwide lockdown amidst the heightened risk of COVID-19. The process to distribute foodstuffs collected in the bank to the needy has begun today, according to mayor Bheem Neupane. "The indigent families identified by...

Prachanda assured NCP will not split

Kathmandu - Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has assured the party cadres that the NCP would not split. During a cadres' meet here today, Chairman Dahal reiterated that he was determined to keep the party unity intact. "Party remains integrated. I assure you...

Five families relocated in Bhojpur and 73 families in Sankhawashaba have been relocated due to high risk of landslide --Updates

BHOJPUR: With the monsoon at its peak, landslides and floods triggered by heavy rainfall have displaced at least five families in Bhojpur district. According to the Bhojpur District Police Office, five families of Dingla Bazaar in Shadananda Municipality-8 have been relocated on facing threats from recurring landslides since Saturday night. Inspector...

Presidential election campaigning begins in Belarus

Agency: The election campaigning that precedes the August 9 presidential election in Belarus begins in the country on Wednesday amid to COVID-19.  On Tuesday, the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC) registered five candidates. They are to submit their campaign platforms to the media selected by CEC until July 19. The registered candidates...

The price of gold has hit the new record

KATHMANDU, July 15: The price of gold has hit the new record high as it was traded for Rs 92,800 per tola (11.66 grams) on Wednesday. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FENEGOSIDA), the precious yellow metal was traded for Rs 92,800 on Wednesday while the...

7 killed in a road accident

Kathmandu - Seven people have died in a road accident that took place in Swargadwari municipality last night. The mishap took place at Rumble in ward no. 3 of the municipality involving a tractor (Lu. 2 Cha. 4234). The tractor was carrying laborers working on the Bhingri- Swargadwari road section to...

160 Nepalese have died from COVID-19 in abroad.

Kathmandu - The death toll from COVID-19 of the Nepalis living and working outside the country has reached 160. In the past week, eight died in Qatar, three in Kuwait, and five in the United Arab Emirates, according to the Non-resident Nepalis Association. As of Saturday evening, 160 died of Corona...

Almost one in four had COVID-19 in Delhi

On the recent government survey report, it is said that 23.48% of the 21,387 people whose blood samples were tested had Covid-19 antibodies. And, the blood samples were taken in random from the city.  Delhi has so far recorded 1,25,096 cases, equivalent to less than 1% of its population of 19.8...

Acid attacker has been arrested from Dallu

KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested on the charge of attacking a girl with acid in Sitapaila, Kathmandu. A joint team of the Kathmandu Police and the Metropolitan Crime Investigation Branch arrested the two acid attackers from Dallu. Mohammad Alam of Laxmipur in Rautahat and Munna Mohammad of Kaligarh were arrested...

UAE to hold the T20 IPL

United Arab Emirates (UAE) to hold the T20 World Cup that had been postponed previously this match will open a window for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to organize this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).  When will the IPL take place? The BCCI has written to the Indian...

100s of houses have been flooded in Kailali due to mansoon rain

KAILALI: Hundreds of houses have been inundated due to monsoon rains in the Kailali district. According to District Police Office, Kailali, most parts of Janaki rural municipality have been deluged after swollen canal water entered human settlements. Foodgrains, clothes and other belongings have been destroyed in the floods, said Shubham Chaudhary, a...

15 new COVID-19 cases in the Kathmandu Valley

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, on Wednesday fifteen new cases of the coronavirus infection have been detected in Kathmandu valley,  were confirmed.  Of the newly infected, 14 persons hail from Kathmandu district while one case of contraction is from Bhaktapur. The infections were detected through tests conducted at National...

Nepal deports 671 foreigner : Chinese on the top list

Nepal deported 671 foreigners last year (in 2019), informs the Department of Immigration. Of them, 578 were expelled from the country on the charge of overstaying whereas 93 faced other charges. Most of those overstaying their visas in Nepal are Chinese, the department says, adding 415 Chinese nationals were deported from Nepal...

Iran launches ballistic missiles for the first time.

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it launched ballistic missiles from "the depths of the Earth" on Wednesday during the last day of military exercises near sensitive Gulf waters. A video posted online by a news agency linked to Iran's state TV showed clouds of dust before the missiles streaked into the...

Kathmandu's Hadigau and Gahanapokhari area is sealed.

Kathmandu: The Gahanapokhari-Handigaun area of ​​Kathmandu has been sealed after eight people were found infected with a coronavirus in the same areas. The area was sealed after corona infections were found in Kotal Tol of Handigaun, east of Gahanapokhari. Chairman Ramesh Dangol of ward -5  informed the press on Saturday morning.  ...

Gautam Buddha was a great India Leader - Jaishankar

Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has claimed that Gautam Buddha was an Indian on an event. He says the statement about Buddha while addressing India at 75 Virtual Conference organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry, an umbrella organization of Indian entrepreneurs and businessmen. “We all know two great Indians...

Protesters breaks thorough government ministries in Beirut

Beirut: Lebanese protesters stormed government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks on Saturday as shots rang out in increasingly angry demonstrations over this week's devastating explosion. The protesters said their politicians should resign and be punished for negligence they say led to Tuesday's blast,...

Global IME Bank branch have been sealed

Kathmandu - Global IME Bank here has been sealed off after an employee was tested positive for coronavirus. Other employees at the bank have been kept in quarantine. The bank employee of 34-year-old from Mahottari district was found positive for the COVID-19. Lahan Municipality's health section chief Ram Sundar Yadav informed...

Zero deaths of Nepalese on the last week NRNA

A press release issued by the NRNA from London said it recorded zero death of Nepalis living abroad in the past week. The number of Nepalis diagnosed with COVID-19 in foreign countries has also gone down significantly in recent days. According to a tally of fatalities and infections compiled by...

169 new case in the Valley

Though the government is taking various restrictive steps to control the spread of COVID-19, the Kathmandu Valley’s cases continue to increase. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 169 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today. Of the 168 new cases, 139 were detected in Kathmandu, 15 were...

Democrats nominated Joe Biden for presidentship election

(Reuters) - Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America and put an end to the chaos that has defined Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. The second night of the party’s four-night national convention, under the theme “Leadership Matters,” featured elder...

A week curfew in the Kathmandu Valley

District administration offices of Kathmandu Valley have decided to impose one-week curfew across the valley, the most populated urban centre in the country, beginning tomorrow midnight to August 26 to break the chain of COVID transmission. A meeting of chief district officers of all three districts held in Kathmandu on Monday...

Hartalika Teej 2020, Puja Muhurat

Amid an injunction in the Kathmandu valley, Nepalese women are celebrating the Teej festival. Hartalika Teej 2020 Date, Puja Muhurat. The festival is celebrated with much enthusiasm by Hindu women.  Hartalika Teej 2020 Date, Puja Muhurat: Among the many Nepali and Indian festivals that mark the second half of the year,...

Cricket players to be ensured against COVID-19

Kathmandu - The players in the national cricket team are to be insured against COVID-19. The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is ensuring the players. CAN Secretary Ashok Nath Pyakurel said they are preparing to include the male cricket players in the national team in the insurance coverage against coronavirus...

Moto G9 lunching in India today

Motorola will be launching its new Moto G9 in India today, August 24, at 12:00 PM (noon). While the company hasn’t revealed anything about the device, it’s e-commerce partner Flipkart accidentally mentioned about Moto G9 in its listing URL last week.  The Lenovo-owned company is also expected to launch the Moto...

Pakistan rejects New Delhi’s claims on IIOJK

Pakistan on Sunday strongly rejected the "unwarranted and irresponsible" comments made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson on the Joint Press Release of the Second Round of China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue. The MEA’s contentions about Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) being the so-called “integral and...

Isreal launches air attack at Hezbollah in Lebanon

Israel said it carried out air attacks on Hezbollah observation posts in Lebanon on Wednesday after shots were fired from across the border towards its troops the previous evening. The country's military had said earlier that a "security incident" was unfolding in the vicinity of Manara near the UN-demarcated Blue Line...

The prohibitory order extended till September 2

A meeting of the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur on Tuesday evening had taken a decision that prohibitory order in the three districts of the valley would be extended by a week in view of the rapidly rising cases of coronavirus infection. The meeting, which also saw the...

Kathmandu Valley roads are again isolated

A restraining (curfew)  order has been issued in Kathmandu Valley from Thursday night. With the issuance of the injunction, the valley is deserted again.Roads that used to be jammed with the opening of lockdown have returned to the state of abandon again. Security personnel is conducting interrogations at various...

Deserted Gokarneshwor Mahadev on Kushi Aunshi

In the normal time, Gokarneshwor Mahadev temple used to attract thousands of visitors from around the country and even from India. Kushe Aunshi, which most of the Nepalis celebrate as the Father’s Day as per the Hindu culture. But the temple this seems to be deserted amid COVID-19 Devotees are marking...

Kasam Puja held at Pulchowk

After the third day of clash between the local and police the religious ceremony was held in the presence of priests and concerned officials amid curfew clamped by the Lalitpur District  Ksama Puja is held after the meeting of Jyapu samaj and the task force and Jyapu Samaj; Kshama Puja is...

14 death and 24 are missing in Bhuji Khalo flood

Kathmandu - The flood in the Bhujikhola river of Dhorpatan municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night has not only caused human losses but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain. The flood has damaged 171 structures including houses, schools, hydroelectricity...

Domistic flights in operation from today

KATHMANDU: Domestic flight resumes from today. Eight out of nine airline operators of Nepal have started providing services from today. A team of medical professionals and safety precautions has been managed in the Domestic terminal of Tribhuwan International Airport. The airline operator is allowed to make only 25% of their regular...

Syanja landslide updates

SYANGJA: 10 people from  Syanja have lost their lives on the landslide which occurred on Thursday morning at Waling Municipality-14, Tamadi one in Kaligandaki Rural Village Municipality-4, Syangja  have died in the landslide. Nine members were of from the same family of Tamadi villgage.  According to Syangja Police Spokesperson and DSP...


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