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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.

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.