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NWC forms committee for rescuing women, children during prohibition


Published on : 15 May, 2021 7:38 pm

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15 May

‘Media unprepared for crisis reporting, requires crisis management plan’

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

– Pabitra Guragain Media expert Prof Ram Krishna Regmee has said media are found unprepared for safe reporting during the public health crisis resulted in from pandemic. “We were supposed to learn

2021-05-15 07:29 PM
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15 May

RPP general convention postponed

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has postponed its general convention. The general convention was scheduled to be held from coming June 5. A meeting held today with the presence of Chairs trio Pa

2021-05-15 07:10 PM
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15 May

JSP’s executive committee meeting not called: Thakur

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) chairperson Mahantha Thakur has said the party has not called any meeting of its executive committee. Expressing ire at the call of executive committee meeting by anothe

2021-05-15 06:51 PM
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15 May

NSL: Kathmandu leads in half time

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

Kathmandu Rayzrs leads Dhangadhi FC by 1-0 at half time in the final of the Nepal Super League football championship underway at Dasarath stadium. Kathmandu opened the scoring with a goal from Messou

2021-05-15 06:30 PM
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15 May

Ministry urges people to submit oxygen cylinders to hospitals, administration

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The Ministry of Health and Population has urged one and all not to store the oxygen cylinders at homes without recommendation from medical practitioners. Issuing a notice today, Ministry’s Assistant

2021-05-15 06:22 PM
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15 May

COVID-19: 8167 new cases with 5,455 recovered

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

A total of 8,167 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours in the country. This was revealed in a total of 18,548 tests including 17,971 RT-PCR tests and 577 Antigen tests done in

2021-05-15 05:50 PM
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15 May

KMC signs agreements with seven hospitals to buttress treatment services

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has signed agreement with different seven hospitals in the capital today. The KMC reached agreement with these hospitals in view of helping them in the battle aga

2021-05-15 04:37 PM
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15 May

Government bringing oxygen cylinders from Oman, China

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is bringing oxygen cylinders from Beijing, the capital of China and Muscat, the capital of Oman. The NAC A-330 wide body left for Muscat thi

2021-05-15 04:22 PM
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15 May

All agencies swing into action in fight against Covid-19 with formation of new government

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

(Prakash Silwal) Government all ministries, bodies and sectors have started becoming more active in the fight against the deadly second wave of Covid-19 pandemic with the formation of new government

2021-05-15 04:08 PM
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15 May

NC Doti lends its building to run Covid hospital

Doti, May 15 (RSS):

The Nepali Congress (NC) Doti has decided to let the BP Memorial Building on the office premises to use as a temporary Covid-19 health facility. The decision follows the surging cases of the virus in

2021-05-15 03:42 PM
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15 May

Foreign tourists confined in Manang villages amidst Covid-19 pandemic

Manang, May 15 (RSS):

(Nabin Lamichhane) Foreign tourists are left stranded in Manang as the movement of people has been restricted at almost all villages in view of the surging cases of Covid-19. The Annapurna Circuit

2021-05-15 03:00 PM
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15 May

NC President sends medical stuffs to his home district

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has dispatched medical supplies to his home district Dadeldhura. The medical goods were handed over to chief district officer Har

2021-05-15 01:58 PM
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15 May

Oxygen shortage stalls operation of Bir Hospital’s new building

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The Bir Hospital is unable to use its new hospital bock due to the shortage of medical oxygen. Although the government decided to use the New Surgical Building for the treatment of Covid-19 patients,

2021-05-15 01:51 PM
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15 May

Media expert Regmee highlights need of health safety guideline for journalists

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The role of media is more crucial during public health crisis than in normal times. At a virtual discussion on the ‘practice of safe journalism during crisis’ organised by the Federation of Nepali Jo

2021-05-15 01:44 PM
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15 May

RSS journo Bhandari bereaved of father

Jhapa, May 15 (RSS):

Rastriya Samchar Samiti (RSS) Jhapa office chief Chandrakala Bhandari is bereaved of her father. Her father 95-year old Lok Bahadur Bhandari, died this morning at his own residence in Mangsebung Rura

2021-05-15 01:01 PM
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15 May

NWC forms committee for rescuing women, children during prohibition

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The National Women Commission (NWC) has formed a high-level committee for the prompt rescue, relief and medical treatment of women and children subjected to gender violence during the prohibitory orde

2021-05-15 12:53 PM
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15 May

Thailand donates 17 oxygen concentrators

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

Thailand has provided 17 units of oxygen concentrator to Nepal to help in its fight against the second wave of Covid-19. These equipment were provided by the Thai people through the Thai Monastery of

2021-05-15 12:10 PM
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15 May

Banke reports five more Covid-19 deaths

Banke, May 15 (RSS):

Five more Covid-19 infected people have died in Banke district in the past 24 hours. With this, the death toll from the infection in the district has hit 404 (229 deaths from the district and 175 from

2021-05-15 10:43 AM
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15 May

Nepal Korea Friendship Municipality Hospital produces oxygen

Bhaktapur, May 15 (RSS):

Nepal Korea Friendship Municipality Hospital has started production of oxygen. An oxygen plant set up at the hospital with the help of Madyapur Thimi Municipality at the cost of Rs 6.5 million has pro

2021-05-15 09:05 AM
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15 May

Prohibitory order in Jajarkot extended by two more weeks

Jajarkot, May 15 (RSS):

The prohibitory order in Jajarkot district has been extended by two more weeks until 29 May. This is in view of increasing Covid-19 infection rate, said Chief District Officer Prem Devkota. So far, th

2021-05-15 08:23 AM
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15 May

Oxygen cylinders provided to ward-level isolation facility

Kathmandu, May 15 (RSS):

The Chandragiri Municipality-8 has been provided oxygen gas cylinders for an isolation ward coming into operation at the local Matatirtha Hospital from today. According to ward chair Santosh Khadka, t

2021-05-15 08:16 AM
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15 May

Prohibitory order extended in Surkhet

Karnali, May 15

(RSS): The duration of prohibitory order against the second wave of Covid-19 has been extended by two weeks in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province. The prohibitory order has been extended till

2021-05-15 07:45 AM
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NWC forms committee for rescuing women, children during prohibition

The National Women Commission (NWC) has formed a high-level committee for the prompt rescue, relief and medical treatment of women and children subjected to gender violence during the prohibitory orders issued to stem the spread of the coronavirus infection. The chairperson of the NWC is to coordinator of the High-level Monitoring and Coordination Committee on Prevention and Control of Gender-based Violence which includes representatives from various agencies. The Committee will systematically carry out monitoring of gender based violence during the prohibitory order period and will work in coordination with various bodies to immediately rescue and provide relief and medical treatment to women and children subjected to such violence. NWC Chairperson Kamala Kumari Parajuli said that the Commission has written to various bodies to give priority to women, children, older people, people with disabilities and the gender and sexual minorities in the rescue, relief and other processes during the ongoing prohibition period as well as at other times. She shared that the NWC has also written to the agencies concerned through the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration for managing the quarantine and isolation centres run at the local level to make them women-friendly. The NWC has also sent letters to the bodies concerned on it taking the initiatives as per the suggestions received from the discussions among the related agencies on matters of preparedness and other contemporary topics to be adopted for prevention and control of possible gender-based violence during the prohibition period. The prohibition has been imposed since April 29. The NWC has registered 22 complaints of domestic violence and 10 complaints related to violence against women from April 29 to May 12. Similarly, 82 phone calls were received at the Helpline 1145 while follow-up calls have been made on 145 incidents during this period.

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