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Lack of funeral vehicles in Covid-hit Nepal’s Bajura Hospital

Lack of funeral vehicles have forced a hospital in Nepal’s Bajura district to carrying bodies of Covid victims in waste management units, The Himalayan Times reported

Nepal Deputy PM appeals to US for help in battling Covid

Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel has called upon the United States to rush anti-COVID vaccine and health supplies to his country, which is now battling a severe wave of the pandemic

Nepal allows special flights for stranded foreigners

Authorities in Nepal have allowed a number of special flights at the request of foreign embassies to evacuate stranded foreigners from the country

Oli reappointed PM as opposition fails to form government

KP Sharma Oli has been reappointed prime minister of Nepal as opposition parties have failed to form a government in the Himalayan nation

US advises citizens not to travel to Nepal amid surging COVID-19 toll

The United States has asked its citizens not to travel to Nepal amid exploding COVID-19 crisis in the Himalayan country. Nepal has almost touched 10,000 daily counts, reported The Kathmandu Post

Nepal president gives three days to parties to form government

A day after the KP Sharma Oli government fell in Nepal, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari asked political parties to form a majority government, reported The Himalayan Times

Nepal PM Oli loses confidence vote, expected to resign

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday lost the vote of confidence in parliament, reported the Himalayan Times

US authorizes its citizens living in Nepal to leave country

US officials are currently working on plans to help US nationals living in Nepal to leave the country amid increasing coronavirus cases, reported The Himalayan Times

Over two dozens Nepali lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of crucial trust vote

Just days ahead of the crucial trust vote in Nepal's Parliament, 26 lawmakers of the country have tested positive for the COVID-19, reported The Kathmandu Post

Ahead of confidence motion, Nepal PM Oli reaches out to opposition leader

Soon after the Oli government in Nepal was reduced to a minority government, Oli reached out to Sher Bahadur Deuba, the leader of the Nepali Congress, a key opposition party, on Wednesday

Oli government in Nepal loses majority in parliament

The Nepal government headed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was on Wednesday reduced to a minority government after CPN-MC announced withdrawal of its support, reported The Himalayan Times

COVID-19 scaling new heights; hits base camp of Dhaulagiri peak in Nepal

With each passing day, the areas, so far untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic, are now coming under its grip. One of the highest peaks of the world and base camps are no more exceptions. Around 13 climbers, all Covid positive- from the base camp of the Dhaulagiri, the world’s seventh-highest peaks- have been evacuated

Nepal to import 20,000 oxygen cylinders, 100 ventilators from China

As the coronavirus cases remain unchecked, authorities in Nepal have initiated plans to import around 20K oxygen cylinders and 100 ventilators, anticipating a situation like India which has been grappling with an acute shortage of oxygen

Nepal constructing 2000-bed capacity isolation facility

Amid rising cases of coronavirus, authorities in Nepal have started the construction of an isolation facility with a 2,000-bed capacity in Geta Medical College of Kailali district, reported The Himalayan Times

Nepal’s migrant workers face uncertainties amid COVID-19 flight ban

Nepal’s migrant workers that were hoping for the revival of labor markets abroad are now left in the lurch as the country started putting restrictions on flights amid surging COVID-19 cases

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