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Today’s national news in a nutshell

28 August 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.

NA approves proposal on citizenship bill

The National Assembly (NA) on Sunday passed a proposal asking for sending the ‘Nepal Citizenship (First Amendment) Bill, 2079’ to the Legislative Management Committee for reconsideration.

Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand tabled the proposal in today’s NA meeting.

The House of Representatives again approved the bill that was returned by the President to parliament for reconsideration and sent to the NA with a message.

The NA will meet again at 2:59 pm on September 1.

Indian Army team arrives in Kathmandu for five-day Nepal visit

A 31-member delegation of the Indian Army have arrived in Nepal on Sunday.

The visiting team includes students participating in the ‘National Defense Course-62’ that was held at the National Defense College in New Delhi.

The visiting delegation led by Air Vice Marshal Tejveer Singh is on a five day visit to Nepal and will fly back to India on September 1.

Nepal Bar submits 34-point letter as evidence to impeach suspended CJ Rana (With letter)

The Nepal Bar Association has submitted a 34-point letter as evidence to the Parliament’s impeachment recommendation committee to impeach the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana.

Nepal Bar President Gopalkrishna Ghimire and General Secretary Anjita Khanal handed over a letter with 34 points to the impeachment recommendation committee on Sunday, stating that the document would serve as proof against allegations made against the impeachment against Rana.

UML forms election mobilization secretariat

A first meeting of the CPN-UML’s central election mobilization committee on Sunday has formed a 24-formed secretariat.

The meeting presided over by UML Chair and election mobilization committee coordinator KP Sharma Oli formed the secretariat for the election to the members of House of Representatives and Province Assemblies to be held on November 20.

The responsibility of the secretary of the committee has been entrusted to UML’s deputy general-secretary.

Nepal imports aircraft spare parts worth about Rs 6 billion last fiscal

Approximately Rs 6 billion has exited the country for the import of aircraft spare parts in the last fiscal year.

According to the past fiscal’s data published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), airplane and helicopter parts worth Rs 6.285 billion was imported in the fiscal year 2021/22.

Compared to the previous fiscal, the import of aircraft spare parts went up by 60.4 percent.

Aircraft parts worth Rs 3.75 billion were imported in the fiscal 2020/21.

During COVID19 restrictions during 2020/21, air traffic was also affected for a long time.

According to the data, aircraft parts worth Rs 21.369 billion imported in the year 2019/20.

Two ministers from the Maoist Center resign, new ministers to be sworn in Monday

Two ministers participating in the Karnali province government from CPN-Maoist center have resigned on Sunday.

Economic Affairs and Planning Minister Bindaman Bista and Water Resources and Energy Development Minister Ganesh Prasad Singh have resigned before Karnali province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi.

The Maoist Center Parliamentary Party meeting decided to recall Bista and Singh from the government and make Rato Kami from Rukum West and Krishna Shah Acharya from Jajarkot as ministers.

NEPSE sheds 33.36 points to close at 1,989.26

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index has come down to 1,989.26 points after losing 33.36 points on Sunday, the first trading day of this week.

Likewise, the Sensitive index also fell by 6.05 points and settle 285.70. The market shed 1.65 percent today.

A total of 6,148,341 shares of 224 companies traded hands via 43,977 transactions, resulting in total turnover of Rs 1.05 billion.

Ruling coalition leaders fail to settle allocation of electoral seats

Top leaders of the five-party ruling coalition have failed to agree on the allocation of electoral seats among the parties for the November 20 elections.

The task force meeting held at the Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar, yet again ended inconclusively.

The ruling coalition has leaders have been trying to settle the seat allocation for the forthcoming election for many weeks; however, the meetings so far remained inconclusive as the ruling partners remained adamant about their respective stances.

KMC Deputy Mayor Dangol supports campaign to demolish illegally-built structures

Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Sunita Dangol has extended her support to the KMC’s campaign of demolishing illegally-built structures in Kathmandu.

Dangol’s clarification comes at a time when people have raised concern over her absence in the campaign in which Mayor Balen Shah is actively involved.

Taking to social media, Dangol said that she has full support for the campaign to demolish illegally-built structures in Kathmandu.

Publish Date : 28 August 2022 21:57 PM

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