Today’s national news in a nutshell


December 3, 2022


Today’s national news in a nutshell

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

NC’s Dhanraj Gurung elected to HoR from Syangja-2

Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dhanraj Gurung has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Syangja Constituency-2.

Gurung garnered 31,466 votes, while his nearest competitor Padma Aryal of CPN-UML got 25,839, according to the election officer’s office.

Maoist Center keeps option open to form government with UML

The Maoist Center has decided to keep “options open” to form a coalition government even with CPN-UML party. A meeting of the party held on Saturday discussed about “keeping the option of forming a new government open” with all political parties, including the UML.

UML leads PR vote count followed by NC

Counting of votes cast under the proportional representation (PR) system of the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly is almost complete.

The CPN-UML has garnered the most seats under the PR category.

According to the Election Commission (EC), the UML has got 27,79,086 votes under the PR system of the HoR.

Maoist Center’s Karki leading in Dolakha

Ganga Karki, the candidate of the Maoist Center to the House of Representatives from Dolakha, has maintained his lead in the vote count.

He is ahead of UML candidate Bal Krishna Siwakoti by 1,260 votes.

While Karki has garnered 10,737 votes, Siwakoti has secured 9,477 votes so far.

Bharatpur Metro provides 50 percent subsidy to promote fish farming

Bharatpur Metropolitan City has decided to provide 50 percent subsidy for fish farming.

The subsidy goes for electricity tariffs under the Livestock Service Development Program as approved by the metropolis for the current fiscal year.

The scheme aims to increase agricultural products as stated in the policy and programs of the metropolis.

World Bank projects Nepal’s remittance inflow increase by US$ 8.5 billion

The World Bank has projected the remittance increase by 3.6 percent and reach as high as USD 8.5 billion in Nepal in 2022.

The World Bank estimated so in a ‘Migration and Development Brief’ unveiled recently. In 2021, the remittance inflow in Nepal was recorded at USD 8.2 billion.

The World Bank estimated that Nepal will earn remittance, one of the sources of foreign exchange earnings for Nepal, amounting to 22 per cent of country’s total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2022.

20 candidates secure 30 thousand plus votes yet lost HoR seats

Twenty candidates who contested for the election to the member of the House of Representatives-2079 lost the poll even after gathering over 30,000 votes.

Eight candidates from Nepali Congress, seven from CPN (UML), three from CPN (Maoist Centre), one each from CPN (Unified Socialist) and Rastriya Janamorcha secured more than 30,000 votes but failed to secure their palce in new HoR.