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Today’s national news in a nutshell

02 May 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the day in Nepal, including politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment, and more.

Govt to bring ordinance to address issues of loan sharking victims

The government is all set to ensure legal provisions through an ordinance to address and resolve the issues faced by the loan sharking victims. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Tuesday decided to amend the laws by bringing an ordinance to troubleshoot the problems of the loan sharking victims.

Nepal wins ACC Men’s Premier Cup

Nepal has won the ACC Men’s Premier Cup, making its way to the Asia Cup. In the final held at the Kirtipur-based TU Ground, Nepal defeated the UAE by 7 wickets to secure its place in the Asia Cup scheduled to take place in coming September. Nepal is to meet India and Pakistan who are in group ‘A’ along with Nepal. Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are in group ‘B’.

PM congratulates Nepali cricketers for being qualified for Asia Cup

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has congratulated a Nepali cricket team for winning the title of ACC Men’s Premier Cup. The head of the government has pledged to highly acknowledge the achievement of Nepali cricketers and to encourage and award them.

Lumbini CM Chaudhary secures vote of confidence

Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary, has secured a vote of confidence in the Province Assembly today. In the 10th meeting of the first session of Lumbini Province Assembly, Chief Minister Chaudhary got the vote of confidence.

Nepal-India border in Rupandehi being sealed for local elections in India

Transit points along the Nepal-India border in Rupandehi are being sealed from this evening in view of Nagar Panchayat municipal elections in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Nepal-India Belahiya point and others are to remain closed from 6:00 pm today in view of the local elections in neighboring India taking place on May 4.

President Paudel to bear the cost of his treatment in India

President Ram Chandra Paudel has said he himself would bear the expenses of his treatment in India. President Paudel’s press coordinator Khila Karki issued a statement on Tuesday informing the President wants to cover the medical expenses himself.

One-way traffic resumes along Prithvi Highway

One-way traffic has resumed along Prithvi Highway from 10:00 am today after 18 hours. The vehicular movement was obstructed at the border of Dhunibensi Municipality and Thakre Rural Municipality in Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway after a motorable bridge over Ganeshkhola (rivulet) caved in on Monday evening.

Government has kept ICT in high priority: Minister Sharma

The Sixth National Information Technology Day is being marked today around the slogan of ‘Secure Information Technology, Good Governance and Prosperity’. The Day is observed by both the government and the private sectors amid various programs. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on June 2, 2017, decided to celebrate the National ICT Day on May 2 every year.

High-speed internet will be taken to all local levels soon: PM

Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the government is convinced that the nation can be made prosperous and the citizen’s living standards uplifted through the development, expansion and use of ICT sector.

Mt Everest witnesses highest number of climbers in seven decades

This spring, an unprecedented number of climbers are making attempts to climb the world’s tallest peak, Mt Everest. A total of 466 climbers — 98 female and 368 male — from 43 groups have obtained permits to climb Mt Everest this season, according to the Department of Tourism.

ACC Men’s Premier Cup: Sandeep Lamichhane declared the best player of the tournament

Sandeep Lamichhane, the former captain and chief bowler of the Nepali cricket team, has been declared the best player in the ACC Men’s Premier Cup. Lamichhane played a remarkable role to bring Nepal to the Asia Cup. He took 13 wickets in 5 matches throughout the tournament.
On the batting side, Sandeep scored 42 runs.

Size of Nepal’s economy reaches Rs 5381.34 billion

The country’s overall size of the economy is projected to be Rs 5381.34 billon with an increase of 1.86 point percent in the consumer price in the fiscal year 2079/080 BS.

Publish Date : 02 May 2023 22:49 PM

Bagmati CM Jamkattel seeking vote of confidence today

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Nepal set to clash with Pakistan in Women’s Asia Cup today

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RPP holding PP meeting today

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is holding its parliamentary

Bangladesh shuts offices for 2 days, imposes curfew to curb deadly protests

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