Nepal resumes vaccination campaign with China's Sinopharm

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari made calls to the Chinese leader and wrote to the presidents of India, the United States and Britain

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Priority is to make Nepal COVID-19 free, says newly appointed health minister

The Health Minister said the government has begun with the preparations on the third wave of coronavirus which is likely to affect children the most

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Nepal PM reorganises cabinet, appoints three deputy Prime Ministers

President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of offices and secrecy to the new cabinet as the ministers at Shital Niwas, the office of the President

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Nepal unveils annual budget, focus on COVID-19, economy

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had earlier assured the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to the people of the country

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Nepal calls new elections amid pandemic crisis

Political rivalries between the communist prime minister and his former Maoist allies hit a new peak as the country battles a severe coronavirus wave with acute shortages of oxygen and vaccines…

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Foreign expedition abandons Everest attempt citing COVID-19 risks

Tendi Sherpa of the Iceland Trekking and Expedition company, which provided local support to the team, confirmed climbers were returning for fear of the disease

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Oli reappointed as Nepal PM as Opposition fails to muster majority to form new government

The CPN-UML, headed by Oli is the largest party with 121 seats in the House of Representatives. However, Oli needs to prove the majority through a vote of trust in the Parliament within a month of…

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Two foreign climbers die on Everest

Mount Everest has seen a surge in the number of climbers, leading to overcrowding that has been blamed for multiple deaths

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Nepal records highest single-day deaths related to coronavirus; aid arrives from China

In the last 24 hours, 5,225 COVID-19 patients have recovered, 20,596 polymerase chain reaction tests and 720 antigen tests have been conducted, the ministry said.

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Covid threatens Everest climbing comeback plans as infections rise

Nepal's tourism industry suffered a devastating blow last year when the pandemic prompted a complete shutdown of its summits, costing millions in lost revenue

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Maoist Centre took a moral stand by withdrawing support to PM: Nepali Congress 

“Politically, Nepal is facing a lot of problems. The CPN-Maoists Centre did an ideal thing by withdrawing their support to PM Oli. The party was anyway dissolved by the Supreme Court and returned…

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COVID-19: Mt Everest climbers show symptoms, officials dismiss reports of possible outbreak

Earlier, the department of tourism had issued a notice urging all the trekkers and climbers to take precaution against the spread of coronavirus.

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Nepal seeks international help to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Nepali authorities have been struggling to contain the rapid rise of virus cases

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Nepal law minister Lila Nath Shrestha confident PM Oli will win the trust vote

“The opposition party Nepali Congress and leader Madhav Kumar Nepal do not have support in the parliament like Oli has,” Shrestha told WION.

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Four Maoist ministers in Nepal relieved of Parliament membership

The four leaders, however, can continue as ministers in the Oli-led Cabinet for six more months. But, they should retain their post if they wish to continue more than that, according to prevailing…

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