Tag: coronavirus crisis

Goodbye forever: A young woman’s letter to coronavirus

Thapathali, Kathmandu June 17, 2020 Dear SARS-CoV-2, As I am writing this letter to you, my eyes are flooded with tears, and I have started rolling them down my cheeks. Believe me, they are as pure as the lives of the thousands of people around the world that you have taken away. Months ago when […]

Nepal’s Covid-19 crisis has been politicised: Health Minister

Kathmandu, June 12 Minister for Health and Population, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, says more challenges have been added to the country’s efforts to address the Covid-19 crisis as the issue has been politicised of late. Dhakal’s statement comes at a time when youth in different parts of the country have launched anti-government protests demanding a better […]

Nepal government failed to protect human rights in pandemic. What should it do now?

As per the constitutional provision, the Nepal government is obliged to protect and promote human rights as the fundamental right of people. So, it is the government’s duty to assure the right to people despite caste, religion, language, and ethnicity, and other social, economic, and political factors. The government should guarantee human and fundamental rights […]

What after Covid-19 in Nepal? Here are three key likely changes

Currently, the entire world is suffering from arguably one of the greatest health crises humankind has ever experienced. More than 0.3 million people have already died with over 5 million cases registered and just over 2 million have recuperated. ┬áNepal has also tested more than 800 positive cases with four people being dead. As a […]

Change your behaviours to live with Covid-19 pandemic

The year 2020 has sprung us into an accelerated, global pandemic of the coronavirus infection along with numerous threats and challenges in our daily lives. Due to this, more than six million people have been infected and more than 370,000 people have died. It does not seem like it is going to stop as cases […]

Let’s find a way to run our banks despite Covid-19 crisis

When Nepali industrialists were hoping for improvements thanks to political stability, the world has been hit by a sudden crisis of coronavirus infection. Nepal did not become an exception during such a crisis. Due to the lockdown, entire economic activities have come to a halt. Banks and financial institutions have been pushed towards a grave […]