KATHMANDU: Khabarhub brings to you a glimpse of major developments of the day in Nepal, including politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment, and more.
Ruling coalition’s task force “close to conclusion”, Sitaula to brief top leaders
The ruling coalition’s task force formed to allocate the electoral seats for the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and State Assembly has “almost finalized” the report.
Now the decision would be apprised to the top leaders of the five-party coalition.
Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, Minister of Communications and member of the task force, said that the responsibility to allocate the electoral seats for the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and State Assembly assigned to the task force has been completed.
Four killed in Darchula jeep accident
Four people died on the spot when a jeep met with an accident in Darchula on Wednesday.
Four passengers died when a jeep heading toward Khalanga from Gokuleswar met with an accident in Shailyashikhar municipality-6 Ullani, police said.
KMC starts dumping garbage in Bancharedanda despite people’s obstruction
Kathmandu’s garbage has been dumped at the landfill site at Bancharedanda in Nuwakot district despite the obstruction of the locals.
Security in the area was tightened.
The government mobilized Armed Police Force (APF) personnel in the Bancharedanda area to ensure smooth transportation of the garbage.
Nepal sees 852 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours
Nepal recorded a total of 852 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours as of Wednesday. Of the confirmed cases, 531 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 321 through the Antigen method. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 6,883 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
7.8 percent population at risk of severe food crisis in Nepal despite sufficient reserve
A data shows that the country has sufficient food reserve, but food imbalance due to disproportionate production and distribution posed a threat to food security in Nepal with 7.8 percent population at risk of a severe food crisis.
Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Mrigendra Singh Yadav said the existing food reserve is sufficient to meet the average daily food requirements for Nepalis, but still the risk of food insecurity prevails.
Five-party coalition for stability of the country: Minister Karki
Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that the five-party coalition will continue for the stability and development of the country.
NEPSE decreases by 0.36 points on Wednesday
The fourth trading day of the week, Wednesday, Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) declined by 0.36 points to close at 2040.70 points. NEPSE, which had decreased for five consecutive days until Sunday, increased by 55.88 points on Monday and decreased by 24.83 points on Tuesday. However, on Wednesday, it closed at 2040.70 points due to a general decline of 0.36 points.
Nepal’s economy shows signs of improvement
There are signs of improvement in the Nepal’s economy dreaded to be down-trending earlier. Compared to the previous fiscal year, although the economy is still under pressure, the economy has shown some positive indications of improvement in the last couple of months.