An Outlook of financial institutions compared to COVID-19 pandemic

Madan Shrestha Ex-Deputy Director of ADBL                                               A financial institution is a company involved in the business of dealing with financial and monetary transactions such as deposits, loans, investments, and currency exchange. Effectively everyone


An Outlook of financial institutions compared to COVID-19 pandemic

Madan Shrestha A financial institution is a company involved in the business of dealing with financial and monetary transactions such as deposits, loans, investments, and currency exchange. Effectively everyone living in a developed economy has an ongoing or at least periodic need for the services of financial institutions. In the context of Nepal, the major


Laxmi Bank opens its 5th Extension Counter in Rajbiraj District Court

Laxmi Bank Ltd. inaugurated its 5th Extension Counter in the District Court of Rajbiraj today. The new extension counter will offer full range of retail banking services including small businesses.  With the new addition, Laxmi Bank network, now, includes 121 Branches, 5 Extension Counters, 4 Hospital Counters, 151 ATMs, 2500 remittance agents, and 61 Branchless


India extends nation-wide lockdown till May 3, 2020

Indian government has extended the nation-wide lockdown by another 19 days till May 3, 2020. India’s lockdown has been extended till May 3, 2020, Prime Minister Modi said in an address to the nation. The lockdown extension comes after the Prime Minister Modi held a video conference with state chief ministers on April 11, and


Two more Covid-19 Cases on Monday

Two more Covid 19 cases has been proven on Monday in Nepal. The health ministry has confirmed the case in a 19-year-old man from Rautahat and 65-year-old woman from Lamkichulha in Kailali. With the added two cases, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Nepal has now reached 14. According to the Sudurpaschim Provincial Health


Nepal Must Ramp Up COVID-19 Action : World Bank

Amid the mounting human toll and global economic fallout triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, South Asian governments must ramp up action to curb the health emergency, protect their people, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, and set the stage now for fast economic recovery, says the World Bank in its twice-a-year-regional update. According to World


Covid-19 cases reach 12 in Nepal

Three Indian nationals residing in Birgunj have tested positive for Covid-19.The Health Ministry confirmed this on Sunday.Three of them aged 37, 44 and 55 were taken to an isolation ward of the Narayani Hospital after they were suspected to have contracted the virus,” the ministry said in a statement. This confirmation brings the total number


Coronavirus wreaks havoc in African American neighbourhoods

Stark statistics from Chicago health officials have underscored the heavy toll of coronavirus on black Americans. Black Chicagoans account for half of all coronavirus cases in the city and more than 70% of deaths, despite making up 30% of the population. Other cities with large black populations, including Detroit, Milwaukee, New Orleans and New York,


What we still don’t know about Covid-19

James Gallagher- It feels like an eternity ago, but the world only became aware of the corona virus in December. Despite incredible efforts by scientists around the world, there is still much we do not understand, and we are all now part of a planet-wide experiment trying to find answers. Here are some of the


How Countries are using technology to fight Corona Virus?

The rapid spread of Covid-19 has forced countries to use every trick in the book to contain the disease. Some countries, like South Korea and Singapore, have done a better job than, say, Italy and Spain. Asian countries have used a range of technologies in their fight against the pandemic, raising questions about excessive surveillance