Army to manage Nepalis brought from abroad, more quarantines in 10 daysBy Purushottam Khatri
Nepali Army (NA) will be mobilised to manage the citizens who will arrive home from the third countries and India.
Govt decides to rescue Nepalis stranded abroadBy Purushottam Khatri
The government Monday approved a guideline to rescue the stranded Nepali citizens from abroad, including India.
Lockdown extended until May 19 with selective relaxationBy Purushottam Khatri
The government has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 18.
Medical supplies to arrive in first week of MayBy Purushottam Khatri
COVID-19 medical supplies purchased by the Nepali Army from China are likely to arrive by the first week of May, according to the Nepali Army Headquarters.
24,859 overseas returnees tracedBy Purushottam Khatri
Nepali Army (NA) has established telephone contacts with 24,859 people, who had purchased new SIM cards after returning to Nepal from abroad including India, to trace coronavirus cases.
NA inks Rs 2.25bn agreement with China to purchase medical goodsBy Purushottam Khatri
Nepali Army Headquarters (NAHQ) has inked an agreement with China Sino-Farm International Corporation, China’s state-owned company, for the procurement of medical equipment and kits to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus infected people in Nepal.
Drug smuggling taking place in lockdown in different formsBy Purushottam Khatri
Illegal drug trading has emerged as a crucial challenge to Nepal Police and Armed Police Force during the nationwide lockdown as drug traders and users are found to be more active and innovative during the crisis.
Army confirms purchasing medical goods from India, ChinaBy Purushottam Khatri
Nepali Army Headquarters (NAHQ) has finally decided to procure the medical goods and medicines required for the control and treatment of coronavirus in Nepal from China and India.
Lightning largest killer in Nepal in last 4 yearsBy Purushottam Khatri
Lightning has become the all-time greatest killer among other natural calamities in Nepal every year, according to experts and meteorologists. Every year, many people and animals die due to lightning. Over the last four years, 930 fatalities were attributed to lightning incidents, making it the highest killer among various natural calamities, according to Disaster Risk Reduction official website under the National Emergency Operation Centre at Ministry of Home Affairs.
Contact tracing a tough job for governmentBy Purushottam Khatri
Contact establishment, tracing and tracking of the possible COVID-19 patients would be an arduous job to the government as the cases of coronavirus infected persons have been on gradual rise in Nepal, the government and security officials said Monday.