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Month-long Swasthani Bratakatha begins today

Month-long Swasthani Bratakatha begins today

KATHMANDU: The Shree Swasthani Bratakatha, a popular month-long ritual of fasting and recitation of Swasthani script observed by the Hindus since Poush Shuklapurnima kicked off on Monday. The month-long festival is usually observed from the full moon day of one month to the next full moon day. Going by the tradition, Nepalis, especially the Hindu…

Vaccination to all eligible citizens by mid-April, says PM Deuba

Vaccination to all eligible citizens by mid-April, says PM Deuba

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government has a target to vaccinate all eligible citizens by mid-April. Stating that the new Omicron variant of coronavirus has added challenges in the control of coronavirus, he said that the citizens would be given booster doses against COVID by fully vaccinating all while pledging…

  • National Assembly meeting put off

    National Assembly meeting put off

    KATHMANDU : The meeting of the National Assembly, the Upper House of the Federal Parliament, scheduled for 1pm on January 17 has been put off due to special reason. Secretary-General of the Federal Parliament Secretariat Bharat Raj Gautam said the...

  • Election Commission holding all-party meeting today

    Election Commission holding all-party meeting today

    KATHMANDU: The Election Commission (EC) is holding an all-party meeting to discuss various issues related to election, including the forthcoming National Assembly election today. According to EC Spokesperson  Shaligram Sharma Poudel, the Commission has called an all-party meeting at 11:30 am....

  • Nepal sees 3,553 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours

    Nepal sees 3,553 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours

    KATHMANDU: The country recorded a total of 3,553 new cases of coronavirus while 271 infected patients recovered in the past 24 hours. Of the confirmed cases, 2,922 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 631 from the antigen method. Likewise,...

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