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Nepal: 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolts country

An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hit Nepal on Monday, in the early hours of the morning. The quake took place 21 km NNE of Nagarkot, Nepal. The epicentre was at a depth of 10.0 km, determined to be at 27.907°N latitude and 85.573°E…

Flooded Seti river erodes bridge in Nepal

The flooded Seti river has damaged the motorable bridge that connects two wards of Pokhara Metropolitan City, disrupting transportation. The river, which has been swollen by torrential rain since Saturday night, has eroded the bridge's…

Nepal’s debt rises by over 7 percent in third quarter

Rupee depreciation has added Rs19.37 billion to the foreign debt burden. The value of US dollar has risen to a record high. Nepal’s outstanding debt grew by 7.33 percent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year in the wake of…

Nepal: COVID cases may double this month

Nepal reported the most cases in a single day on Tuesday as government projects the tally could double by the end of the month. Nepal has recorded 10,258 new coronavirus infections, government data showed, the highest number reported in a…