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Amid lockdown, three Parsa men come home from Delhi on cycles

Kathmandu, May 16 Spending 10 days, three men of Parsa district of southern Nepal have come to their homes from New Delhi of India on cycles amid the lockdown imposed in both countries. Lahbar Miya Darji (32), Harwin Miya Darji (29), and Satya Narayan Chaudhary (38) of Sugauli Parterwa- 5 were employed as tailors in […]

Province 5 officials say 1,600 Nepalis are stranded across border

Butwal, May 16 About 1,600 Nepalis have been left stranded in Indian border towns near Province 5. They have said they are waiting there in the hope of returning home. According to the Rupandehi Chief District Officer Mahadev Pantha, the 1,600 people were quarantined in different Indian camps near the borders of six different districts […]

Amid lockdown, hundreds of Dhanusha students gather at school

Janakpurdham, May 15 Amidst the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country, hundreds of students in many government schools of Sahid municipality of Dhanusha district gathered at their respective schools, donned in uniforms. Though the district itself has a few active Covid-19 cases of late, the students looked enthusiastic to visit […]

Nepali, Indian officials let some stranded citizens pass border at midnight

Kathmandu, May 15 Local officials of neighbouring districts of Nepal and India on Thursday night let around 2,000 people stranded on the other side of the border cross the Jamunaha-Nepalgunj point to go back to their countries. In around five hours last night, 687 Nepalis stranded in India due to the lockdown imposed to control […]

Govt highly likely to extend lockdown

Kathmandu, May 15 As the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country is expiring after three days, the government authorities have begun a discussion on whether to extend it. It is highly likely that the government will extend the lockdown as the number of Covid-19 patients has soared in the country […]

Valley CDOs want offices except those providing essential services shut again

Kathmandu, May 15 Chief district officers of three districts of the Kathmandu Valley have advised the government to shut all government offices in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur except those providing essential services shut again, for at least 15 days. After being shut for around a month due to the lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus […]