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UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

UAE adds Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka to travel curbs list

The United Arab Emirates will bar entry to non-UAE resident travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Monday.

Record jump in virus cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

Record jump in virus cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

Health workers and authorities in Nepal are struggling to contain a massive surge of Covid-19 cases as infections spill over from neighbouring India's deadly second wave.

Nepal approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

Nepal approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

Nepal gave conditional approval on Tuesday for the emergency use of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, an official of the drug regulator said, as the country recorded the highest daily increase of infections in four months.

Nepal's schools close as air pollution hits alarming levels

Nepal's schools close as air pollution hits alarming levels

Nepal has ordered schools to close for four days after air pollution climbed to hazardous levels, forcing millions of students to stay home across the country.

Nepal becomes third country to give emergency nod to Indian vaccine Covaxin

Nepal becomes third country to give emergency nod to Indian vaccine Covaxin

Nepal on Friday gave emergency authorisation to India's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, becoming only the third country to approve the shot, developed by Bharat Biotech and a state research institute.

HMC provides treatment to all patients irrespective of nationality

HMC provides treatment to all patients irrespective of nationality

Dr Hanadi al-Hamad, Qatar’s National Health Strategy lead for Healthy Ageing and medical director of Rumailah Hospital and Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, has recognised representatives of the embassies of Bangladesh and Nepal and the Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) ...

Nepal's caretaker PM ejected from ruling party, remains in office

Nepal's caretaker PM ejected from ruling party, remains in office

Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli was ejected from the country's ruling Communist party on Monday, his opponents said, in protest at his abrupt move in December to dissolve parliament ...

Qatari adventurer climbs Ama Dablam in the harshest climatic conditions

Qatari adventurer climbs Ama Dablam in the harshest climatic conditions

Fahad Badar, the Qatari high-altitude climber, adventure seeker, banking executive leader and the first Arab man to summit Everest and Lhotse in a single trip, has reached the summit of Ama Dablam on January 14 ...

Nepal's top court to begin hearing on dissolution of parliament amid political flux

Nepal's top court to begin hearing on dissolution of parliament amid political flux

Nepal's top court on Wednesday will begin hearings on petitions challenging Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's sudden decision to dissolve the parliament, a move that has triggered public outrage and has been labelled unconstitutional.

QRCS supports Nepal Red Cross in fighting Covid-19

QRCS supports Nepal Red Cross in fighting Covid-19

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a project to control the Covid-19 outbreak in Nepal, by building the capacity of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and enhancing the protection of its medical staff and facilities.

Nepal heads to surprise election next year after PM loses ground

Nepal heads to surprise election next year after PM loses ground

Nepal's president dissolved parliament on Sunday at the request of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's cabinet and announced that general elections would be held in April and May, more than a year ahead of schedule.

Envoy praises co-operation between Nepal and Qatar

Envoy praises co-operation between Nepal and Qatar

Ambassador of Nepal to Qatar Dr Narad Nath Bharadwaj emphasised the co-operation and partnership between the two countries in various fields and their keenness to consolidate and develop them.