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Children of single mothers in Nepal might still face problems in getting citizenship

Just weeks ago the government of Nepal had promulgated an ordinance amending its citizenship laws to grant Nepali citizenship to children of single mothers whose fathers can’t be traced

Nepal’s Supreme Court allows online delivery services

The apex court in Nepal directed authorities to allow home delivery services of online stores in the country during the COVID-19 lockdown

Nepal government procured no oxygen-related supplies in last six months

In May, when the second wave of the Covid-19 was wreaking havoc in Nepal, records showed that the government did not procure any oxygen-related supplies in the last six months to manage the crisis despite issuing several tenders, a report in The Kathmandu Post claims

Auction of stolen Nepali antiquities canceled in France

Bonhams, the world’s oldest and largest auctioneer of fine arts and antiques in France, last week called off a planned auction of five 600-year-old stolen Nepali antiquities after facing flak from Nepali journalists, activists, governments, and UNESCO

Nepal government’s subsidized credit scheme to bail out MSMEs receives poor response

Only 33 enterprises have received Rs 420 million credit under the Nepal government’s scheme to provide subsidized credits to micro, small and medium enterprises and tourism enterprises affected by the pandemic

Opposition fumes as caretaker Nepal PM Oli rejigs cabinet amid dissolved parliament

A day after Nepal’s acting Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli reshuffled his cabinet-- to include ten leaders from a faction of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) - opposition leaders condemned the move, accusing Oli of making “mockery of constitution and democratic norms.”

Nepali expatriates in Bangladesh send medical supplies home

Nepali expatriates in Bangladesh have arranged a consignment containing medical supplies for their home country. Banshidhar Mishra, Nepal’s envoy to Bangladesh, received the supplies in Dhaka

Nepal to receive vaccines from US

Nepal will receive direct vaccines from the United States government which has recently announced to donate 7 million vaccines to South and Southeast Asian countries

WHO rejects reports of Nepal variant of coronavirus

Days after a British media outlet reported the emergence of a new Nepali mutant, the World Health Organization (WHO) rejected the presence of any such variant in the country

Ten confirmed black fungus cases in Nepal

Nepal’s ministry of health and population has confirmed ten instances of black fungus infection or Mucormycosis in the country

Nepal: Lockdown extended for ten days in Kathmandu

As coronavirus cases remain high, authorities in Nepal have decided to extend the ongoing restrictions in Kathmandu, the country’s capital, for ten more days till 14 June

COVID-19 aid from France reaches Nepal

Nepal has received the medical supplies and aid promised by France in a ceremony held at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport

Nepal to administer Sinopharm vaccine to people aged 60- 64 years

Around 800,000 Sinopharm vaccines that Nepal has received on Tuesday from China will be used to inoculate people aged between 60-64 years, Nepali officials have decided

Nepal government cuts job creation target for 2021-22

At a time when the Covid 19 pandemic has badly affected the income prospects of the general public and disrupted employment opportunities, the Nepalese government has cut down its target for jobs creation for the fiscal year 2021-22, drawing criticism

Nepal prime minister hails progress on gender equality

Nepal has made historic progress on gender equality and women’s participation in the country through constitutional changes since the democratic transition took place in 2005, KP Sharma Oli, the country’s prime minister claimed on Women’s Rights Day

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