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    As vaccination rates rise, Melbourne will ease one of the world’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns

    Stay-at-home orders in Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, will be lifted this week, according to officials who announced the decision on Sunday. By Friday, when some restrictions will be...

    Nepal has been removed from the United Kingdom’s “red list”

    The Government of the United Kingdom has removed 47 nations and territories, including Nepal, from its red list, which has been in place since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in the country. The Government of the United Kingdom indicated...

    Online Stores hope to keep their winning trend going.

    Online sellers are hoping to continue their streak by tapping into the upbeat mood of post-Covid Nepal with virus caseloads dropping and the vaccination drive gaining momentum. While crowds toting bulging shopping bags are thronging Kathmandu's fancy markets and historic...

    Trekkers are returning to the Annapurna Circuit as Nepal opens its borders to them

    The Annapurna region has begun welcoming tourists who have not been exposed to the Ebola virus back to its famed trekking trails as Nepal attempts to resurrect its pandemic-ravaged tourism business. The Annapurna Circuit walking trail meanders over the central...

    As festivals draw large crowds, experts worry that complacency could lead to an increase in the number of cases

    As the festive season is just round the corner, with Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain, five days away, Kathmandu and other cities are seeing an increased mobility of people. Almost everything has reopened since September 1 and people...

    Nepal Electricity Authority has begun disconnecting internet wires from utility poles.

    Because of the ongoing dispute between the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and internet service providers (ISPs), internet users have once again been inconvenienced. Starting on Saturday, the state-owned power utility began removing internet transmission cables from electricity poles across...

    Growth projections are dampened by sluggish tourism and services

    According to the Asian Development Bank, Nepal's economic growth will slow to 4.1 percent in the current fiscal year 2021-22, compared to the previous forecast of 5.1 percent. This is primarily due to high Covid-19 infection and risks, which...

    Covid-19 trash that is not properly disposed of could result in a hazardous waste catastrophe.

    In February of last year, a Nepal Airlines plane was deployed to Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus is supposed to have originated, to rescue Nepalis who had become stranded there. The plane also carried special rubbish "collection" containers. Wuhan...

    To check incoming travellers for Covid-19, a border monitoring system will be deployed

    The Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control has urged all agencies involved to increase the number of antigen testing conducted at border crossings and to conduct the tests on the greatest number of people possible. As Nepalis living abroad begin...

    Schools in Kathmandu have reopened despite health warnings, despite the city’s best efforts.

    As a result of an ambiguous notice issued by the District Administration Office, Ishwar Marasini and his wife Sunita of Ranibari were concerned when schools in the Capital that had been shuttered for months due to the Covid-19 outbreak...

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    The electricity supply station for Huaxin Cement Factory is now operational.

    The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has turned on a switching station in Dhading district, which would supply electricity to...