All four samples test negative for COVID-19 in Province 2

Janakpurdham, 5 April : The laboratory reports of all four people whose sample swabs were tested at Janakpur-based state hospital have come negative.

All four samples test negative for COVID-19 in Province 2

Janakpurdham, 5 April : The laboratory reports of all four people whose sample swabs were tested at Janakpur-based state hospital have come negative.

Nepal enters stage 2 of coronavirus transmission

Kathmandu, 5 April : “Nepal has entered the second stage of coronavirus transmission,” Health Ministry’s spokesperson Dr Bikash Devkota said in the press briefing, the day Nepal confirmed it’s first locally transmitted case in the far-west.

President Bhandari asks country people to support govt fight against COVID-19

Kathmandu, 4 April : President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged Nepali brothers and sisters to extend their supports to the initiatives taken by the government for the prevention, control and treatment of the COVID-19.

Province 2 govt prepares for 2nd phase to fight against COVID-19

Janakpurdham, 4 April : The Province 2 government has started preparations for prevention, control, and treatment of coronavirus at a war footing.

Indian workers rescued, kept in quarantine

Butwal, 3 April : Around 150 Indian workers have been rescued and kept in quarantine in Bhairahawa in view of the novel coronavirus risk.

18 Nepalis in Delhi quarantined who attended Nizamuddin congregation

Kathmandu, 3 April : A total of 18 Nepali Muslims, who recently returned from India after participating in a congregation, have been kept in quarantine.

Interview

Without Congress, issues of Madhes cannot be addressed : Dr. Dila Sangraula

Lawmaker, Nepali Congress

The upcoming general convention only could determine the leadership of the party. The government has failed in every front. Terai-Madhesh is the land of democracy and the land of the Congress.  

33% women excluded in Province 2 Cabinet : Sarita Giri

Deputy Parliamentary Party leader, Socialist Party

Editorial

COVID-19 awareness

COVID-19 awareness

Holi delight!

The central ritual of Holi is the throwing and applying of colored water and powders on friends and family, which gives the holiday its common name “Festival of Colors.”

Protection of Chure

Bold and result-oriented intervention is now required for Chure. Not only our ecology, but the livelihood of millions is at stake.

International

Indian officials warn of lockdown extensions as COVID-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000

Mumbai, 5 April : The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement and warned lockdowns could be extended in a bid to rein in the pandemic.

India PM Modi holds talks with Trump, Spanish PM, Brazilian Prez on Covid-19

Trump, Spanish PM, Brazilian Prez on Covid-19 New Delhi, 5 April : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump has held discussion on the coronavirus crisis and resolved to deploy full strength of the Indo-US partnership to fight the pandemic.

India PM plans staggered exit from vast coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi, 4 April : India will pull out of a three-week lockdown in phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, as officials battle to contain the country’s biggest cluster of coronavirus infections in the capital, New Delhi.