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Today’s national news in a nutshell

05 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.

RSP withdraws support to Dahal-led government

The Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has decided to withdraw its support to the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda-led government. A joint meeting of the party’s Central Committee and Parliamentary Party held at the party office in Basundhara on Friday decided to withdraw its support to the government.

Social justice, good governance and prosperity are govt’s priorities: PM

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that his government was advancing firmly for the strengthening of the republic and implementation of the constitution by according top priority for social justice, good-governance and prosperity.

Loan-sharkers to be imprisoned upto 7 years

Loan-sharkers (individuals collecting high-interests through unfair transaction) will be imprisoned for up to 7 years and fined up to Rs 70,000. The government has amended some Nepali Acts and included punishments to loan sharkers making unfair transactions. The Ordinance has been published in the Nepal Gazette on Friday.

Nepal signs diplomatic ties with Nauru

Nepal signed diplomatic ties with Nauru. The Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations in New York, Amrit Rai, and the Permanent Representative of Nauru Ambassador Margo Deiye signed a joint communique in New York establishing the diplomatic relations between the two countries, according to Nepal’s Mission to the UN in New York.

Ubhauli would further help transfer tradition to new generation: Speaker

Speaker Dev Raj Ghimire said the Ubhauli festival would further help transfer culture and tradition to new generations. In a message delivered on the occasion of Ubhauli festival today, he said, “The grand festival of Kiranti community of Nepal would leverage mutual harmony and tolerance among the Nepali people and further consolidate social unity, peace and reconciliation”.

Activism with unity reflects true respect for Buddha: PM

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said activism coupled with mutual harmony, collaboration and unity being proud of Buddhist philosophy and teaching was a true homage to Buddha.

Ubhauli festival observed today

Ubhauli, the most important festival of the Kirant community, was marked with joy and fervor today. This festival is mostly celebrated in the districts of Koshi Province and Kathmandu in the country.

Buddha Jayanti observed today

The 2567th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha- Buddha Jayanti was observed across the country by commemorating his contributions to the establishment of world peace. Buddha, regarded as the ninth incarnation of Lord Bishnu, was born on Shukla Purnima of Baisakh month in the lunar calendar.

Mountaineers awaiting favorable weather to scale Mt Everest

Several team members of the Everest expedition would have fixed ropes on their way to the world’s tallest peak today if the weather was clear. But it did not happen due to unfavourable weather in the Everest region for almost a week.

Publish Date : 05 May 2023 22:24 PM

Locals obstruct footpath expansion at New Road in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: Local residents obstructed the footpath expansion at New Road

Monetary Policy delayed following appointment of Dr. Khatiwada as Economic Adviser

KATHMANDU: The scheduled release of Nepal’s monetary policy has been

Gold price down by Rs 2,000 per tola today

KATHMANDU: The price of gold decreased by Rs 2,000 per

Six girls rescued from guest house in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: Six girls were rescued last night from a guest

KOICA Nepal Office holds pre-departure orientation for Health Ministry officials

KATHMANDU: KOICA Nepal Office conducted a pre-departure orientation program for