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NAC flight brings back medical kits from China

A chartered Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) flight — Airbus (A330-200) — which had flown to Guangzhou, China to bring medical kits returned home Friday

Nepal’s sixth confirmed case

One more person has tested positive for Covid-19, making it the sixth case of coronavirus infection in Nepal

Nine participants of religious congregation in India quarantined

Rajbiraj (HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE): Nine persons from Rajbiraj, Saptari, who had participated in a Muslim congregation in India and returned home after secretly crossing the border have been placed in quarantine

COVID-19 sample tests begin from all seven Nepal provinces

All seven provinces of Nepal have started COVID-19 sample testing after receiving Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machines on Tuesday

400 Nepalis stuck at Nepal-India border

Bhairahawa (HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE): More than 400 Nepali migrant workers have been stranded at the Nepal-India border in Rupandehi district for the last four days after the government closed border points with India to halt the spread of coronavirus in Nepal

Reverse migration spreads across Nepal

Hundreds of daily wage earners stranded in Kathmandu valley have started embarking on a long walk home after the government extended the lockdown, clamped to contain spread of coronavirus disease, by a week till next Tuesday

No new COVID-19 cases in Nepal

The government has conducted a total of 993 tests for COVID-19 infection as of this afternoon, including 76 tests Monday There were no new positive results today, which means there are four active cases and one cured case in Nepal

Over 300 Nepalis stranded at border point, demand passage home

More than 300 Nepalis have been stranded at the Nepal-India border point of the far-western for the last four days after government closed down border points with India and China to prevent the spreading of coronavirus in the country


India's stark inequalities make social distancing much easier for some than others

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its spread around the world, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced a three-week complete nationwide lockdown of 1.3 billion people on March…


Soleimani killing will lead to reprisal, increase chances of regional conflict: Dilip Hiro

After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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