Gulf Times - Nepal
Nepal's female soldiers break taboos to tackle Covid crisis

Nepal's female soldiers break taboos to tackle Covid crisis

Four women wearing protective gear lift the body of a coronavirus victim at the Pashupati crematorium in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, and hand it over to crematory workers ...

Nepal to provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment as cases surge

Nepal to provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment as cases surge

Nepal will provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment, an aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday, as the total number of infections was set to cross the 200,000 mark.

Awareness session on labour laws held for Nepalese community

Awareness session on labour laws held for Nepalese community

The Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) – National Co-ordinating Council in Qatar successfully conducted an awareness session on the new laws for changing one's employer and the national minimum wage in Qatar.

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nepal

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nepal

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari on the anniversary of her country's National Day.

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted central Nepal today morning. "An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred around Ramche of Sindhupalchok district at 5:19 am," the National Seismological Centre tweeted minutes after the tremors.

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nepali businesses have laid off 22.5% of their workers as measures to contain the novel coronavirus hit tourism and other activities, a senior central bank official said on Thursday ...

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 40 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, officials said on Saturday.

Nepal parliament approves new map as land row with India escalates

Nepal parliament approves new map as land row with India escalates

The lower house of Nepal's parliament on Saturday approved a new map of the country, including areas disputed with India, the speaker of the national legislature said.

Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Police in Nepal arrested 10 people, including seven foreigners, on Saturday as demonstrations against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis ...

UN condemns deadly attacks on low-caste youths in Nepal

UN condemns deadly attacks on low-caste youths in Nepal

The UN rights chief has urged Nepal to investigate the murder of six young members of the persecuted Dalit minority, including a 12-year-old girl, after the deadly attacks sparked outrage in the Himalayan country.

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protested India's inauguration of a new road to China that passes through territory claimed by Kathmandu on Saturday, with police arresting dozens demonstrating close to India's embassy.

Amir directs sending medical aid to Tunisia, Nepal and Rwanda

Amir directs sending medical aid to Tunisia, Nepal and Rwanda

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al -Thani has directed sending urgent medical aid to the sisterly Republic of Tunisia ...