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Today’s national news in a nutshell

05 November 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.

JSP unveils election commitment paper

The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Nepal has unveiled its election commitment paper.

The JSP made public the commitment paper for the elections for House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assembly (PA) members on Saturday.

JSP’s commitment paper has mentioned that the constitution’s amendments, reforms and rewritings are necessary.

Alliance government even after election: PM Deuba

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said it was necessary for the country to have the government of ruling alliance even after the election.

“The alliance government is imperative after election to protect constitution inclusive politics,” PM Deuba, who is also the President of Nepali Congress, said, adding that the democracy and inclusive constitution gained with much efforts must be protected.

He made such remark at an election assembly organized at Bhadrapur of Ajaymeru Rural Municipality.

“Can Limpiyadhura be retrieved as KP Oli ji reaches Darchula,” he questioned, arguing that not the speech by opposition leaders in Darchula but the diplomatic dialogue is needed for retrieving the encroached land.

So, Oli’s speech does not hold any meaning, Deuba added.

Neighbors are to blame for the melting Himalayas: UML Chair Oli

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has said that because of the neighborhood and the world community, the snow in the Himalayan region of Nepal has started to melt.

Speaking at the program organized by Pravasi Nepali Manch Saudi Arabia in Kathmandu on Saturday, the UML Chairman said that the mountains of Nepal have melted unusually and looked black because of the neighboring countries and the world community.

“Nepal is proud to the contribution to environmental protection,” said Oli, “other countries in the world have maintained at most 30 percent of forests. However, we have protected 46 percent of the forests. 30 percent is our dense forest area. Although we are fully aware of the environment, the reason why the mountains look black and the snow does not fall on the mountains is due to the global community.”

He remarked that the wheat chaff flew from the neighborhood and its dust and smoke reached the mountains.

Keep tabs on representatives: Leader Poudel

Nepali Congress (NC) leader Pradip Poudel has said people should keep tabs on their representatives.

If the representatives involve in wrong works, people can initiate investigation.

Leader Poudel, who is also the candidate from constituency no 5 of Kathmandu, said at an interaction in Bishalnagar that there should be a provision to recall the lawmaker if he/she indulges in wrong works.

He vowed that he would solve the problems facing voters within a year of victory.

Problems relating to transport, drinking water, and health would be addressed.

Clarification sought from Executive Director Dr Jha

The Election Commission has directed Executive Director of Ramraja Prasad Singh Institute of Health Sciences Dr Ranjit Kumar Jha to submit clarification within 24 hours.

This instruction was given because Dr Jha was found campaigning for Upendra Yadav, a candidate for the post of member of the House of Representatives from Saptari constituency No. 2.

According to clause (a) of section 7 of the Election Code of Conduct, 2079, Nepal government, provincial government and local level bodies, semi-governmental and public organizations and their employees shall not engage in or promote any political party or candidate.

UML Chair Oli’s expression shows revenge, prohibition and malice: Dr. Bhim Rawal

CPN-UML leader Dr. Bhim Rawal has objected to party chairman KP Oli’s statement regarding him as comprising revenge, prohibition and malice.

Responding to UML Chair Oli’s remarks that Dr. Rawal has already been very old and was not given ticket in the election for the same, he (Rawal) asked the party Chairman to be rational while commenting on the senior leaders of the party.

After slogans were raised in favor of Rawal while he (Oli) was speaking at the Kanchanpur election rally on Friday, the UML chair asked ‘not to worry about old Bhim Rawal as there are many Rawals in the Far West’.

Nepal sees 16 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours

Nepal recorded a total of 16 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.

Of the confirmed cases, 10 cases were detected through the RT-PCR method and six through Antigen method.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 1,276 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Temporary Police deployed across country

Nepal Police have started deploying temporary police personnel across the country for election security.

According to the integrated security plan of the government, a total of 115,000 temporary policemen have been selected for the elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assemblies (PA) slated for November 20.

The temporary policemen have been deployed in groups and can be sighted in major road intersections alongside the city and market places across the country.

Publish Date : 05 November 2022 22:22 PM

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