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Oli cabinet reshuffle: Who are new ministers? Who lost jobs?

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reshuffled the cabinet on Friday. He inducted 10 new ministers representing the Mahantha Thakur-led faction of the virtually divided Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal. Likewise, he removed some ministers representing his own CPN-UML. A few other UML leaders have been given important positions in the ...

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NAC wide body to fly to Beijing on Monday to bring in a million doses of COVID vaccine

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, May 28: A wide body plane of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), A 330, is flying to Beijing to bring in anti-COVID vaccines on Monday. Dil Prasad Paudel, managing director of NAC, said that preparations were made to send the A 330 wide body airplane to Beijing ...

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US, Swiss medical support arrives

In response to the request of the government of Nepal amid resurging Covid-19 cases, the government of the United States of America has sent a plane load of medical supplies to fight the pandemic.The support materials — first of the three chartered aircrafts arriving within next two days — were ...

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COVID-19 How Effective Is Remdesivir ?

Dr. Prakash Budhathoky Now, we’re going to look at what comes next following the second wave of the coronavirus that has gripped our nation. The world has reported millions of cases of the coronavirus and the WHO has come up with the largest single-day count of cases. Fewer places can ...

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New, highly infectious variant of SARS-CoV-2 also detected in Nepal

A new variant of coronavirus has been confirmed in Nepal. Issuing a press statement on Tuesday evening, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) informed that a new strain of the virus was detected in the nation. “In the gene sequencing done in coordination with the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...

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Govt releases Rs. 240 million for Sukraraj Tropical Hospital

May 13: The government Wednesday said that it has released Rs.240 million to the account of the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, for expanding medical facilities. According to a press note issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) this evening, the Ministry ...

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32,000 vials of Remdesivir arrive in Nepal

A total of 32,000 vials of Remdesivir have been brought to Nepal from Bangladesh for the treatment of coronavirus infection. Of the total Remdesivir, 10,000 vials were brought by the government and the 22,000 vials were brought by Ayaan Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Kupondole on Tuesday. According to Dr Mohammad Kalam, ...

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Nepal Covid-19 tally: 9,127 cases and 139 deaths in 24 hours

The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 403,794 as of Monday afternoon. The ministry says 9,127 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In this period, 17,623 swab samples were tested. So far, 2 million and 652,130 ...

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Police given surveillance, security responsibilities of oxygen firms

As the number of COVID-19 infected people is increasing and the gradual shortage of oxygen looms larger, the police administration is given the task to provide security and surveillance of all oxygen industries for its proper distribution, management and prevent its misuse. The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a ...

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Kathmandu DAO issues prohibitory order starting Apr 29: opening of market, mobility of people, vehicles restricted

Following a massive surge in COVID-19 cases of late, especially in the Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) has issued a week-long prohibitory order starting from April 29 through May 5 restricting the opening of markets, mobility of people and vehicles, except for those related to the most essential ...

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