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Domestic flights unlikely in Nepal from Sept 15

The government is preparing to extend the suspension of domestic flights, ignoring requests of the private sector and public demand

'Things are in shambles in Nepal'

The jumbled up signs for seven provinces at Kathmandu airport is symbolic of the shambles things in Nepal are in. Nearly half-a-year of lockdown later, there are still 150,000 Nepali workers overseas waiting to return

Nepal's farmers against the government’s land bank law

Farmers have raised voice against the Nepal government’s new law regarding land bank

Lockdown eased in Kathmandu valley

District administration offices of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur today extended the ongoing prohibitory orders in their districts by a week till the midnight of September 16, with many relaxations

Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 312 with six more fatalities; 1,081 new infections take tally to 49,219

Nepal reported six more COVID-19-related deaths, on Wednesday, to take the national toll to 312

Coronavirus infection increasing among security personnel at Sanga transit

Coronavirus infection is found increasing among the security personnel mobilised at Sanga, the eastern border transit point to Kathmandu Valley

Nepal tourism may take five years to recover

Nepal’s tourism sector has hit rock bottom this year due to the COVID-19 crisis, and it will take at least five years to fully recover, according to hotel owners, airline executives and trekking agencies

Nepal PM holds consultation, seeks solution to psychological effect of pandemic

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has organised a consultation meeting with experts and specialists to discuss the solution to the psychological effect of COVID-19 pandemic on society

47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes tickling in Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins

A new study has identified as many as 47 glacial lakes within the Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins of Nepal, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China, and India as potentially dangerous, the ones that could damage physical infrastructure and cause loss of human lives and livelihoods downstream

‘Nepalis abroad will get to cast vote’

Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Development Ghanashyam Bhusal has said Nepali citizens eligible to vote would be able to take part in the election from any part of the world

Nepal’s COVID-19 toll reaches 300 with 11 more deaths; 979 new infections take tally to 47,236

Nepal, on Monday, reported 11 more COVID-19 related deaths to take the national toll to 300. The total number of infections has now reached 47,236 with the confirmation of 979 new infections

Coronavirus death-toll moves to 300 in Nepal

Eleven people passed away from COVID-19 related complications in the last 24 hours, with which the nationwide death-toll has moved to 300

Flights to Nepal limited by airport capacity

Ten international airlines have restarted scheduled flights to Kathmandu after nearly six months, and although there is high passenger demand, the flight capacity is limited because of the government’s threshold of only 800 passengers allowed disembark per day

Nepali migrant workers in Lebanon feel forgotten and left out

Manju migrated to work as a housemaid in Lebanon in 2006. In the last 14 years, she managed to earn some money, build a house for the family in Morang and educate her two sons

With a sharp quarterly slump, Nepal's last fiscal year growth headed for a massive decline

Nepal saw a massive growth slump in the third quarter of the last fiscal year 2019-20–to 0.8 percent–due largely to negative growths in at least five sectors, according to estimates of the Central Bureau of Statistics made official on Sunday