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22 April 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.

US Congressional delegation arrives in Kathmandu

A United States (US) Congressional delegation led by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has arrived in Nepal.

The delegation led by Gillibrand (New York) includes Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island), Cory Booker (New Jersey), Mark Kelly (Arizona), and Representative Mondaire Jones (17th Congressional District, New York).

“Their visit is a testament that Nepal is an important partner to the United States due to our shared democratic values, people-to-people ties, and 75 years of diplomatic partnership,” according to the US Embassy in Nepal.

Trade deficit widening despite govt attempts to curb import

The trade deficit is widening despite the government’s crackdown on foreign imports.

The trade deficit has been increasing despite the government’s tightening of imports of many commodities and ban on imports of some ‘non-essential’ commodities.

UML makes public manifesto for local elections

CPN-UML has made public its manifesto for the local elections.

UML Chairman KP Oli unveiled the election manifesto at the party’s establishment day program held at the Tulsilal Memorial Foundation building in Chayasal, Lalitpur, on Friday.

Two Australian siblings set record by reaching Everest base camp

Two Australian brothers have set a new record by becoming the youngest climbers to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak.

Zachary Kingsley Allen, 3, and Gabriel Robert Allen, 5, have become the youngest brothers to reach the base camp at an altitude of 5,364 meters last week, according to Ganga Raj Thapa, Managing Director of Nepal Hiking Team, a tour agency in Nepal that organized the expedition.

Nepal-India border in Kanchanpur to be sealed for 48 hours prior to election

An Indo-Nepal coordination meeting concluded at Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur Friday agreed to seal the Nepal-India border points in the district for 48 hours in view of the local level elections.

As per the bilateral understanding, the border shall be sealed for 48 hours prior to the elections in view of the election sensitivity. Nepal is holding the local level election on May 13.

Nepal Airlines operates flight to Saudi Arabia

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has begub operating flights from Kathmandu to Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, from Friday (today).

According to NAC sources, Saudi Arabia is its eighth international destination country.

Saudi Arabia is one of the labor destinations for Nepali workers.

Publish Date : 22 April 2022 22:10 PM

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