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New rules to acquire vehicle pass comes into effect

District Administration Office(DAO), Kathmandu has implemented a new arrangement for distribution of vehicle passes. The office has issued a notice today to make new arrangements for the distribution of passes for the operation of businesses and industries. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held last week had decided to bring 44 types of…
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Lemoto LRF 250 Enduro and Motard Launched in Nepali market

With growing popularity of dirt bikes, many companies are introducing road legal versions of their off-roading bikes. British bike manufacturer, Lemoto, has introduced LRF 250 Enduro and Motard – the road specified brother of the off-road Enduro – to the streets of Nepal. I took the LRF 250 for a spin around Kathmandu testing its performance on…
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Power disruption at these places in KTM valley on Sun/Mon

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has stated that power supply will disrupt in some places of the capital on Sunday and Monday. According to NEA, the distribution line will disrupt from the Swichatar-Swayambhu feeder for the expansion of the ring road from Kalanki to Dhungedhara and the road from Sitapaila to Ramkot which falls under…
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he may be seriously ill. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony…
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Lockdown extended by another 10 days until May 7

A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday evening has decided to extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown by ten days until May 7. Earlier, the government had extended the lockdown until April 27. The meeting held at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar also concluded that the lockdown has been very effective to prevent…
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International and domestic flights suspended till May 15

The government has decided to halt the operation of international and domestic flights till May 15 as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. A meeting of the High-Level Coordination Committee for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 held at Singhadurbar this morning took a decision to this effect. The meeting led by…
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India gifts 23 tonnes of essential medicines to Nepal

India on Wednesday sent 23 tonnes of essential medicines to Nepal to help it fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which has infected 45 people in the country. The country’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the generous support. “I thank Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji for India’s…
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11 new coronavirus cases, bringing Nepal’s total to 42

The total number of recorded cases of coronavirus transmission in the country has reached 42 today, with eleven people testing positive for the infection in a single day. There were only 31 cases reported till the 32nd case was confirmed by the Ministry of Health and Population at its daily press bulletin earlier today. However, as…
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