Today’s national news in a nutshell « Khabarhub
Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Today’s national news in a nutshell

04 February 2023  

Time taken to read : 5 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

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

Maoist Center to seek consensus candidate for President

Ruling Maoist Centre has decided to forge a national consensus to elect the country’s President. And if does not happen, the party has decided to cooperate with parties having “similar intention”. Talking to journalists after the Standing Committee meeting held on Saturday, Devendra Poudel, Secretary of the Maoist Center, said, “The party will tryo to make consensus on the issue of electing a President.”

PM Dahal directs agriculture ministry to address farmers’ demand

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has drawn the attention of Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock towards the news that farmers in Chitwan district threw vegetables on street, reasoning they did not get price of the product.

Opp’n parties to finalize the candidate for NA Vice Chair on Sunday

The opposition parties, including the Nepali Congress (NC) have decided to finalize the name of the candidate for the Vice Chairman of the National Assembly by tomorrow morning. Chief Whip of the NC Parliamentary Party, Ramesh Lekhak said that the meeting called by NC represented in the Parliament decided to discuss on Sunday morning to finalize the name of the NC Vice Chairman candidate.

PM Dahal hopeful of resolving problems within ruling coalition

Prime Minister and Chairman of Maoist Center Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda said that the problems that have surfaced within the ruling coalition lately will be resolved soon.

NC closely watching political scenario: Chief Whip Lekhak

The major opposition in federal parliament, Nepali Congress, has said it was closely observing the political scenario coupled with departure of Rabi Lamichhane as Home Minister and its repercussion. NC Chief Whip Ramesh Lekhak said his party had kept recent political development in close observation.

Health Minister Giri expresses commitment to improve health sector

Minister for Health and Population, Padam Giri, has pledged maximum reforms and transformations in the health sector. The Minister promised to ensure that people feel change in basic health service.

Bagmati Province spends over Rs 11.1 billion budget in six months

The Bagmati provincial government has spent over Rs11.1 billion of the total budget set aside for the province in the six months of the current fiscal year, 2022/23. The figure is an increment as compared to Rs 8 billion spent in the previous FY, 2021/22.

Fast-track: ‘Effective political initiative a must”

The Defense Ministry has pointed out the need of effective political initiative to resolve Khokana land problem in order to accelerate construction of Kathmandu-Tarai fast-track. Although initiatives were taken to resolve the problem in order to accelerate construction of the fast-track, the problems have remained intact. Kathmandu-Tarai fast-track is one of the national pride projects of the country.

Over 500 new enterprises registered in six months

More than 500 new enterprises were registered in Jhapa district in six months of the current fiscal year 2022/23. Acting Chief of the Office of the Cottage and Small Industries, Jhapa, Prem Prasad Sapkota, said altogether 505 enterprises were registered within December 14, 2022.

IFRC General Secretary Chapagain arrives in Nepal

General Secretary of the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC), Jagan Chapagain, has arrived in Kathmandu on his four-day visit to Nepal. A meeting of the IFRC’s special governing board on December 3, 2019 had unanimously elected him as its General Secretary, making him the first person of Nepali origin to hold the coveted position.

Nepali national wins lottery worth Rs 82 million in UAE

Ranjit Kumar Pal, a Nepalese youth working in Qatar, has won 23 million dirhams, which is about Rs 82 million Nepalese rupees in the series 248 of the Big Ticket Raffle draw held in Abu Dhabi.

PADT forms main organizing committee for Mahashivaratri festival

The Pashupati Area Development Trust Governing Council formed a main organizing committee under the leadership of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Sudan Kirati for the Maha Shivaratri festival.

Publish Date : 04 February 2023 22:26 PM

SC orders eviction of squatters from riverbanks with compensation

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the eviction of

Socialist Front leaders assemble in Aloknagar, Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The Socialist Front convened a meeting in Aloknagar, Kathmandu,

President authenticates three bills on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: President Ramchandra Paudel has authenticated three bills passed by

NEPSE surges by 70 points on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) experienced a significant rise

FY 2023-24 Review: Revenue collection and expenditures fall short of targets

KATHMANDU: In the fiscal year 2080-81 BS (2023-24), the government’s