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Today’s national news in a nutshell


01 August 2022  

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KATHMANDU: Khabarhub brings to you a glimpse of major developments of the day in Nepal, including politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment, and more.

Oli says he had to step down as PM after he incorporated Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulek in Nepali map

CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that he had to step down as Prime Minister after he took to incorporating the territory of Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulek in the Nepali map.

He said so during the book launch event held in Kathmandu on Monday.

Former Secretary Dwarikanath Dhungel written book ‘Chakrabiuma Nepali Jalsroat’ was launched on the occasion.

Nepal Bar officials urge Speaker to proceed and settle impeachment of Chief Justice Rana

The Nepal Bar Association has requested Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota to proceed with the impeachment motion against the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana and finalize the case.

A team of Bar officials reached the Speaker’s office at Singha Durbar on Monday to request the Speaker not to delay anymore to proceed with the impeachment of Chief Justice Rana.

The impeachment motion against Rana has been pending in the federal parliament for long.

Foreign Minister, CoAS skip parliamentary panel’s meeting on SPP

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka and Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Prabhuram Sharma have skipped a parliamentary committee meeting on United States’ State Partnership Program (SPP) and the army chief’s upcoming Australia visit at Singha Durbar.

The State Direction, Principle, Rules and Responsibility Committee of the parliament had invited Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Khadka, Foreign Affairs Secretary Bharat Raj Paudyal, Defense Secretary Kiran Raj Sharma, CoAS Sharma and high-ranking army officials for the meeting earlier at 12:15 pm on Monday.

All members of the committee reached the meeting venue on time, expect for CoAS and Foreign Minister.

UML demonstrates against rising inflation, graft in Kathmandu

The main opposition CPN-UML has demonstrated against inflation and corruption in Basantpur, Kathmandu, on Monday.

The UML held rallies in different places of the capital against rising prices of essential commodities and corruption, among other issues of public importance in the country.

According to Krishna Gopal Shrestha of the Demonstration Organizing Committee, the rallies would merge at Basantpur in the afternoon and pass through the inner cities of Pafal, Naradevi, Bangemudha, Asan, Bhotahiti and reach Shanti Batika before turning into a corner meeting.

Landslide blocks Besisahar-Chame road

The Besisahar-Chame road, the gateway to Manang district has been blocked for traffic after the landslide washed away the road. The road was washed away by a landslide triggered by continuous rain since Sunday night.

The Besisahar-Chame road was blocked after the flood caused damage to toad in Ghoptevir of Manang and in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-4 Rambazar of Lamjung, according to Sub-engineer Suman Adhikari of the Dumre-Besinshahr-Chame road project office. The road remains blocked since this morning.

IOC sends new list of fuel price to NOC; prices reduced

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has sent a new price list of petroleum products to Nepal Oli Corporation (NOC) by reducing prices after the price of crude oil fell in the international market.

This is the second time NOC received reduced fuel prices following adjustment by IOC.

According to the new price list received on Monday, diesel is cheaper by Rs 12.45/liter and petrol by Rs 16.80/per liter.

The IOC had also reduced the price of petrol by Rs 15.76/liter and diesel by Rs 16.50/liter a fortnight ago.

NEPSE gains nominal 1.15 points, closes at 2,196.25

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index gained a nominal 1.15 points and closed at 2,196.25 on Monday. The index registered a gain of 0.05 percent. The index had gained 54.58 points yesterday.

The index that opened at 2,205.77 points made an intraday low of 2,183.22 and an intraday high of 2,224.48 before closing at 2,196.25 points.

A total of 10,518,712 units of shares of 217 companies traded via 67,205 transactions, resulting in daily turnover of Rs 4.67 billion. Sunday’s trading turnover was Rs 4.60 billion.

Nepal sees 895 new coronavirus cases, one death in past 24 hours

 Nepal recorded a total of 895 new cases of coronavirus and one death in the past 24 hours as of Monday.

Out of the confirmed cases, 632 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 263 through the Antigen method.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 5,909 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Four of same family found dead in Kavresthali

Four members of a family have been found dead at Kavresthali of Tarakehswor municipality- 2 in Kathmandu.

Dinesh Pandey, 41, his spouse Sunita, 39, and their 13-year-old daughter and eight-year-old son were found dead today. The family originally from Bhimsen Thapa rural municipality-6 in Gorkha lived in Padamsala of Kavresthali.

Municipality Mayor Krishna Hari Maharjan said the preliminary investigation into the case suggested that Dinesh killed his spouse and two children before killing self.

African swine fever cases detected in pigs in Panauti

African swine fever infection has been detected in the pigs reared commercially in various firms in Panauti town of Kavrepalanchwok district.

According to Panauti Municipality, the infection considered very dangerous and likely to turn into an epidemic, was found in the pigs today.

The Municipality has banned the transportation of the pigs.

Indra Prasad Adhikari, senior administrative officer in the Municipality, issuing an appeal today confirmed about the African swine fever and informed about the ban on the transportation of the pig and pork meat. Health examination of the pig is advised in case of transportation.

Publish Date : 01 August 2022 21:19 PM

Bhattarai criticizes label of ‘Indian agent’, calls for new political force to address national issues

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Former CJ Shrestha informed about RSS services

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Lawmakers express concerns over increasing role of Nepali Army

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