180 Nepalis in China demand early evacuation as coronavirus death toll rises to 361
Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:49 PM
A total of 180 Nepalis, mostly students, living in China have approached the country's embassy in Beijing, demanding their immediate evacuation as they fear contracting the novel coronavirus that has claimed over 360 lives and infected thousands of people in the neighboring country. The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the central Hubei province in December, has killed 361 with 57 deaths reported on Sunday.
Nepal sets world record for holding the highest altitude fashion show on land
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:40 PM
Nepal has set an all new Guinness World Record for holding the highest altitude fashion show event ever held on land. The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, organized by RB Diamonds and KASA Style in support of Nepal Tourism Board, was held at 5,340 meters (1,7515 ft) elevation at Kala Patthar, near the Everest base camp on January 26.
Coronavirus outbreak: Two more cases suspected in Nepal
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:23 AM
Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, Nepalese officials reportedly said that two more people were suspected to have been infected with the virus. Mahendra Prasad Shrestha, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, while speaking to the Nepalese local media said that both the patients have been kept in isolation at Teku Hospital and their health conditions is stable for now.