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Govt increasing number of regular int’l flights to facilitate repatriation of migrant workers

The government is preparing to give permission to operate additional flights from countries where regular international flights have resumed.  In line with the plan, the government has removed the quota of bringing only 800 passengers on a day as determined before. The government will now give permission to operate additional ...

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Prohibitory Order In Kathmandu Valley Extended By A Week

The meeting of the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur districts held today decided to extend the prohibitory order by one more week, said one CDO present at the meeting. The official notice as to the extension of the prohibitory order will be made public in a while. ...

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International air travel guidelines explained: Who can fly Nepal, and how

The government has formally resumed regular flights to and from Nepal after a hiatus of over five months. While a regular flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) left for Narita Tuesday midnight,  a Malindo Airlines flight from Malaysia landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday.  The government had decided to suspend ...

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Nepal’s COVID-19 national update: 1,120 fresh cases, 12 deaths and 1,112 recoveries in past 24 hours

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Wednesday that 1,120 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 national tally to 41,649. At a virtual media briefing, spokesperson for the MoHP Jageshwar Gautam said that 1,120 more persons tested positive for ...

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Indrajatra Inspire To Achieve Prosperity With Social Justice

 President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes for the good health, peace and prosperity of all Nepali sisters and brothers at home and abroad on the occasion of Kumari Indrajatra today. The annual Indra Jatra festival is marked by worshiping the Living Goddess, Kumari, Bahirav among other deities.In a ...

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Former British envoy to Nepal Richard Morris found dead

Police searching for a missing British diplomat have found a body in a forest in Hampshire, according to BBC. Richard Morris, who previously served as British ambassador to Nepal, was last seen running in Alton in the county on May 6. “Hampshire Constabulary said officers had discovered a body in ...

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Chairman of Chaudhary Group and NC lawmaker Binod Chaudhary tests positive

Chairman of Chaudhary Group and Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Binod Chaudhary has tested positive for COVID-19. Chaudhary, who is the only Nepali in the Forbes list of billionaires, has confirmed his infection with a tweet Friday afternoon. “Dear friends and well wishers – I have tested positive for corona as ...

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TikTok CEO resigns amid US pressure to sell video app

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned Thursday amid U.S. pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which the White House says is a security risk. In a letter to employees, Mayer said that his decision to leave comes after the “political environment has sharply changed.” His resignation ...

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Statue found in Dhulikhel could be 3,800 years old, claim local archaeologists

Archaeologists and heritage conservationists are excited about the recent discovery  of an ancient statue in Dhulikhel. The statue was found about 300 meters below the surface on the Araniko Highway, in Dhulikhel Municipality-3 of Kavre, by the locals a few days ago. This has animated the social media as well.  ...

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Kathmandu Valley Observes 168 New Cases Of COVID-19

 The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 169 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today. In 11,520 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, as many as 168 persons were found with the virus infection in the Valley, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, ...

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