Today’s national news in a nutshell


June 8, 2023


Today’s national news in a nutshell

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

EC calls political parties for discussion

The Election Commission (EC) has called major political parties for a discussion. Shaligram Sharma Paudel, Spokesperson and Joint Secretary of the EC, announced that a meeting has been scheduled with the participation of political parties at 11:30 am on Friday.

PM Dahal inaugurates Lumbini Cable Car

Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” inaugurated the Lumbini Cable Car in Butwal on Thursday. The cable car, which is about 3 km from Golpark in Butwal to Basantapur in Palpa with 24 gondolas, was built with the investment of IME Group.

Measles-Rubella vaccination drive in Kanchanpur from today onward

The ‘measles-rubella vaccination campaign’ is being administered for children from six months to less than 15 years of age in Kanchanpur from today onward.  As part of vaccination campaign, doses will be administered to 114,623 children in Kanchanpur, informed Chief of Health Office Kanchanpur, senior public health officer, Daya Krishna Panta.

Hot wave to prevail for next five days in Nepal’s southern plains

Hot air or loo is likely to continue in Terai belt of the country for another five days.  The Weather Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology urged one and all to adopt necessary alert measures to keep protected from the possible consequences.

Two killed in Kalikot jeep accident

Two passengers died and seriously injured in a jeep accident in Kalikot. A jeep – Ga 3 Cha 4610 – heading toward Manma of Raskot met with an accident near Raskot’s Sera Bus Park.

JSP calls Central Executive Committee meeting

Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Nepal has called a meeting of the Central Executive Committee on Saturday. The meeting has been called to discuss the current political developments, and budget among other issues.

Authorities prohibit digging roads from mid-June to mid-Sept

The Federal Road Supervision and Monitoring Office has issued a directive prohibiting road digging activities from mid-June to mid-September. In a notice released on Thursday, the Office has officially announced the prohibition of road digging activities for water, sewage, electricity, telephone, and other purposes during the rainy season. The decision stems from the concern that such excavations cannot be promptly repaired and restored to their original condition.