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Today’s national news in a nutshell

07 October 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.

Koshi CM Karki resigns amid political uncertainty

Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Hikmat Kumar Karki, has tendered his resignation today.

During today’s meeting of the Koshi Province Assembly, CM Karki announced his decision to step down.

This move comes after he had submitted a vote of confidence proposal to the Koshi Province Assembly secretariat on October 4, following Article 168 (3) of the constitution.

However, realizing the lack of support for his vote of confidence in today’s assembly meeting, CM Karki opted to resign from his position.

NC and Maoist Center vie for leadership in new Koshi govt

Following the resignation of CPN-UML leader Hikmat Kumar Karki from his post as Chief Minister of Koshi Province, the Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-Maoist Center, both major parties within the opposition alliance, have asserted their intentions to initiate the formation of a new provincial government.

Within just ten months of the province assembly’s establishment, political parties have swiftly begun to stake their claims for leadership in Koshi Province again.

Following Chief Minister Karki’s resignation on Saturday, a new provincial government will be constituted in accordance with Article 168, Clause 5 of the Constitution.

The opposition coalition is gearing up to take the reins of government, as per the provision that the provincial assembly member with the majority’s support will submit their claim for the position of Chief Minister.

Govt should either be honest or make room for next govt: Dr. Shekhar Koirala

Nepali Congress leader Dr. Shekhar Koirala has asked Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ to clear the way for the next government provided it can not work efficiently.

Addressing a program organized in Kathmandu on Saturday, leader Koirala said that the country is going through a difficult situation and requested the government to be honest if can not make room for another government.

He mentioned that there is anarchy everywhere in the country and asserted that no one but NC can handle this situation.

PM Dahal, Chair Nepal discuss contemporary issues

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Chairperson of the CPN (Unified Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal, held a discussion on making the government efficient and effective.

During the meeting held at PM’s Office, Singha Durbar today, they discussed various issues including the government’s efficiency, the campaign launched by the Socialist Forum, the country’s economy, the current session of parliament, and the upcoming Nepal visit of Secretary-General of the United Nations.

IGP Kunwar leaves for UK

Inspector General of Nepal Police Basanta Bahadur Kunwar left for the UK on Saturday.

A 4-member team of senior police officers of Nepal Police under the leadership of Kunwar left for Britain on Saturday.

The ‘Integrated Program for Strengthening Security and Justice’ is being held in Britain from October 9 to 13. Officials including Inspector General Kunwar will participate in the program on behalf of Nepal.

Kathmandu Metropolis warns of fines up to 900 thousand rupees for polluting vehicles

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is set to crack down on vehicles emitting excessive pollution and smoke, exceeding prescribed standards.

The metropolis has issued an official notice, outlining that vehicle owners responsible for pollution levels above the standards will face fines of up to 300 thousand rupees.

Additionally, they will be required to bring their vehicles into compliance within a two-month period. The notification specifies that if the prescribed actions are not taken within the stipulated time frame, the fine will triple, amounting to 900 thousand rupees.

UML Madhesh Province Convention set to take place in Janakpur

The CPN-UML Madhesh Province Convention is set to take place in Janakpurdham on October 11 and 12.

Party Chairman KP Oli is slated to inaugurate the convention, according to the party.

Yogesh Bhattarai, the in-charge of UML Madhesh Province, said that the event’s sub-committees, responsible for food, accommodation, stage preparation, and volunteer coordination, have been working to ensure a seamless experience for attendees.

Pre-booking for Dashain tickets to open on October 9

Transport entrepreneurs have agreed to open pre-booking for Dashain festival tickets on October 9, facilitating the journey back home.

Bijay Swar, President of the National Federation of Transport Entrepreneurs, announced this decision, highlighting that the government will address road potholes, while entrepreneurs will manage buses and ticket reservations.

Publish Date : 07 October 2023 22:22 PM

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