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Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub

July 5, 2022

6 MIN READ

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.

Only 41.62 percent of capital budget spent as 12 days remain in this fiscal

The federal government has been able to spent only 41.62 percent of the capital budget with only 12 days left in the current fiscal year 2021/22.

According to daily receipts and payments status report from the Financial Comptroller General Office (FCGO), out of Rs. 378 billion of the entire capital allocated, only Rs. 157 billion has been spent as of yesterday, (Monday).

According to estimates, the government will need to spend around Rs. 18.39 billion every day to mobilize the Rs. 220 billion capital budget that is yet to be spent.

Prohibitory order issued in Mangalsen

The District Administration Office (DAO), Achham has issued a prohibitory order specifying various locations in the district headquarters, Mangalsen.

According to DAO administrative officer and information officer Dipesh Rijal, the order was implemented following a rising public protest over death of Binod Shahi of Panchadewal Binayak-4.

Although police have nabbed some in connection with the incident, the district administration has issued prohibitory orders eyeing the risk of public unrest again.

Achham Durbar area, areas surroundings the District Court, Office of District Attorney, Bairagi Dhara, local bus counter, Mangalsen municipality office and the agricultural knowledge center are the areas under prohibitory order.

More than 2,000 children inflicted by cancer annually in Nepal

Annually more than 2,000 children in the country are afflicted with one or the other type of cancer.

This information was shared in the Awareness Program on Prevention of Cancer among Children.

The program was organized under the joint aegis of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)’s Department of Health, the Lions Club of Kathmandu Harati Mata, Kashthamandap, UN Park and Gurans on Tuesday.

On the occasion, the speakers said that 300 thousand children worldwide and more than 2,000 in Nepal suffered from various types of cancer every year.

Malaysia’s Wistron Technology to take Nepali workers on zero investment; 450 to fly in first phase

World’s biggest IT Company in Malaysia is to take Nepali workers on zero cost.

Malaysia’s Wistron Technology and Nepal-based Manpower Company Akarshan International and Laldhanush International signed a bilateral agreement to this effect at a program organized in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Deputy General Manager of Wistron Technology David and Chairperson Bishnu Bahadur KC from Akarshan International and Chairperson Dawa Nawang Sherpa of Laldhanush International signed the agreement.

According to the agreement, Nepali workers are permitted to go to Malaysia through the two manpower company on zero investment.

The Malaysia-based Company would take 450 workers in the first phase.

Ramechhap bus accident: Brake failure suggested as cause of mishap

Thirteen people had lost their lives to a bus accident occurred at Lubhughat of Sunapati rural municipality in Ramechhap on Tuesday.

Though the cause of the accident is yet to be established, police preliminary investigations suggest a brake failure as the reason for it.

Nepal’s geographical situation, poor roadways, lack of regular vehicle checks and subsequent sudden technical fault in the vehicle and drivers’ negligence are often blamed for rising cases of road accidents.

Regular vehicle checks can prevent accidents and save lives, but this culture is yet to be part of our daily routine.

NEPSE declines by 46.08 points Tuesday

 The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index declined by double digits on Tuesday.

The market declined by 46.08 points and stopped at 2030.59 points today, the stock market came to a halt at 2076.67 points on Monday.

The transaction amount has also come down on Tuesday as compared to Monday. A total of Rs 2.96 billion was traded on Tuesday. On Monday, the turnover was Rs 4.349 billion.

A total of 8,613,489 shares of 229 companies were traded in 49,416 transactions on Tuesday.

Price hike increases by two-folds

CPN (UML) General Secretary Shankar Pokhrel has expressed worry over the country’s deteriorating economy.

Addressing a news conference organized by Press Chautari Kailali in Attariya on Tuesday, he said the price of essential commodities has nearly doubled now than what was during the reign of the previous UML-led government and it has hit the people hard.

The UML general secretary also commented that it was inappropriate to tweak the tax rate in the budget.

Rs 8.3 million rupees stacked into potato sack seized

Two persons have been arrested in Dhanusha Tuesday along with Rs. 8.364 million rupees found stacked inside a sack full of potatoes.

Among the arrested are Ishwar Mandal, 36, and Rajesh Mandal, 19, of Janakandani Rural Municipality-5.

Inspector Shambhu Katuwal of the Armed Police Force shared that they were taken under control from Inarwa border point in Janakandani-1.

He said that police had arrested them while they were returning from India on a motorcycle (J7 Pa 5007) carrying the cash hidden inside a sack of potatoes.

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