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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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Why Nepal’s share market is bullish while Covid-19 is shattering the entire economy

As Covid-19 has limited investment opportunities in Nepal, a lot of people have resorted to investing in stocks. Even though there were initial fears that the market might crumble due to the lockdown, the exact opposite has happened. When the government reopened the stock market in May 2020, the Nepse ...

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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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Four People Died in Nawalparasi bus Accident

Four persons have died when a passenger bus fell off the road at Daunne in the Nawalparadi West district along the East-West Highway on Wednesday morning. The bus (Na 5 Kha 2713), heading to Rukum West from Kathmandu, had fallen around 150 metres down the road at Khursani Khola, Daunne, ...

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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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Lewandowski equals Mueller’s 1971/72 record with 40th goal of season

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski equalled Gerd Mueller’s 49-year-old German league goal record when he scored with a 26th-minute penalty in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Freiburg to take his season tally to 40 goals. The Poland striker, who netted for the 11th straight game in all competitions and could have ...

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Oli takes oath as PM, inducts old ministers into the cabinet

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday afternoon. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday afternoon. Oli, who had lost the premiership on Monday after failing ...

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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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