Nepal real-time news

Look beyond the numbers for the real human stories (source — 29/05/2020 07:23:22

ONE heart-breaking news that emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic was about a group of Bangladeshi workers who had to rely on their families in Dhaka to send them money.Placed under lockdown in their fl...

As coronavirus lockdown reduces pollution in Nepal, Mount Everest visible from over 120 miles away (source — 20/05/2020 17:35:32

An incredible photo shows Mount Everest visible for the first time in decades from the Nepalese city of Kathmandu.

Nepal police fire live rounds as Indian farmers try to cross border amid lockdown (source — 17/05/2020 14:36:59

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s police fired live rounds into the air to deter Indian farmers trying to cross the border to harvest their corn amid the coronavirus lockdown, an official said Sunday.Nearly 150 Indi...

British Army Gurkhas rescue 109 Brits stranded by coronavirus lockdown on mountain treks in Nepal (source — 08/05/2020 02:16:40

BRITISH Army Gurkhas have rescued 109 Brits stranded on remote mountain treks in Nepal. The tourists were stuck in 13 spots, spread out across the Himalayas. The Kathmandu government imposed tough cor...

Covid-19: Malaysia has not planned exit strategy, says MOH (source — 07/05/2020 14:46:15

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has yet to plan an exit strategy in controlling the Covid-19 outbreak despite the two-digit downward trend in the number of positive cases to date, said Health director-general Dat...

Life of luxury: Dubai’s huge service sector faces unsure future (source — 07/05/2020 06:55:15

DUBAI: In Dubai’s ritzy Marina district, white yachts are tethered to docks, standing idle like many companies behind a luxury lifestyle industry battered by the coronavirus crisis.The boardwalks that...

UAE sends medical aid to Nepal in fight against Covid-19 (source — 29/04/2020 15:37:38

The aid will assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.

Nepal marks quake anniversary under lockdown (source — 25/04/2020 16:00:00

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of a devastating earthquake under a nationwide lockdown with the prime minister blaming the coronavirus pandemic for delays in rebuilding.The ...

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas (source — 25/04/2020 10:20:00

KATHMANDU: Search teams looking for the bodies of four South Koreans killed in a Himalayas avalanche have found the frozen corpse of their Nepali guide, police said Saturday.A wall of snow hit the tre...

NHS urged to avoid PPE gloves made in 'slave-like' conditions (source — 23/04/2020 08:00:06

In securing PPE for NHS staff working on coronavirus frontline, government must not ignore abuse of factory workers, warn activistsThe government must not ignore the “slave-like” conditions of migrant...

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