73 Nepalis succumb to COVID-19 globally, over 5,000 infected

KATHMANDU: The number of Non-Resident Nepalis who died of COVID-19 has reached 73 as of Saturday evening. According to the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA), 49 of them died in the United Kingdom. Likewise, 15...

Experts sent to probe 11 deaths in Mahottari

Janakpurdham, May 2 The Ministry of Health has dispatched a team of experts to Mahottari following the death of 11 people due to unknown reasons in Bhangaha and Bardibas municipalities. A view of Ministry of...

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll jumps, new cases stable

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy jumped by 474 on Saturday, against 269 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, posting the largest daily toll of fatalities since April 21. The...

One kilogram iodised salt costs Rs 60 in Jajarkot !

Jajarkot, May 2 One kg salt costs Rs 60 at Barekot of Jajarkot though the price of iodised salt is Rs nine in the district headquarters. Locals are forced to pay exorbitant price for salt...

Nepal Government Cancels ‘Visit Nepal 2020’

The government has also decided to dissolve VNY Secretariat from April 13, 2020.

US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery

WASHINGTON: US regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of the first drug that appears to help some COVID-19 patients recover faster, a milestone in the global search for effective therapies against the coronavirus. The...

SEE new dates uncertain due to govt indecision on lockdown

Kathmandu, May 2 Government authorities have not been able to lay out clear plan about the process of holding Grade X exams (Secondary Education Examination) which has left hundreds of thousands of SEE appearing...

Media facing hard time during pandemic

Kathmandu, May 2 Nepali media has been hit hard due to unprecedented global health crisis resulting from COVID-19 pandemic. Many small media outlets have closed, journalists have lost jobs while big media houses have reduced...

NCSC tackles unconscious bias in security terminology

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is to stop using the terms whitelist and whitelisting, and blacklist and blacklisting, with immediate effect in a bid to help eliminate implicit or unconscious bias...

No going back to packed workplaces after Covid-19

Barclays Bank and IT services giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have both publicly stated that their working practices will change permanently after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. Millions of workers across the world...

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