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Today’s national news in a nutshell

09 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.

Govt. to provide Rs one million compensation to families of Nepali students who lost their kives in Israel attack

In a compassionate response to the tragic loss of Nepali students’ lives in the Hamas attack in Israel, the government has announced financial support of Rs one million to the affected families. This decision was reached during a meeting of the Council of Ministers held convened at the office of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers at Singha Durbar on Monday.

PM Dahal discusses Israel crisis and ensure Nepali citizens’ safety

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has called for urgent action to safeguard the well-being of Nepali citizens affected by the turmoil resulted out of the situation after Hamas groups’-attack in Israel. A special Council of Ministers was held to discuss critical issues such as rescue operations, repatriation efforts, and relief measures.

Five Nepali students trapped in missile-stricken Israeli bunker beg call for rescue Five Nepali students in Israel, caught in the crossfire of a Hamas attack, issue a heartfelt plea to the Government of Nepal for assistance and immediate rescue. Bipin Subedi, speaking in a video message from their insecure bunker, reveals that they had come to Israel to pursue studies at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences under Sudurpaschim University. Subedi discloses that they have endured nightly missile strikes during their three-day stay in the bunker and implore the Government of Nepal to expedite their rescue, as they fear for their lives with the constant threat of attack.

Israel assault sends a great shock to Sudurpaschim

Nischal Pandey, a resident of Tikapur in Kailali, who is currently in Israel, writes a message, “We are uncertain about what might occur at any moment here in Israel. We have taken refuge in a bunker in a bid to ensure our safety from unexpected incidents.” He adds, “At present, the situation here is highly unpredictable. We may witness black smoke billowing across the sky at any time. The situation is extremely tense.”

EU Ambassador pledges support for Constitution enforcement and Federal governance

The newly-appointed European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nepal, Veronique Lorenzo, reaffirmed the EU’s commitment to aiding Nepal in various aspects of its development, with a particular focus on enforcing the Constitution and bolstering the federal governance system.

Thamel witnesses a resurgence in tourist activity

As autumn makes its way, Thamel, one of Nepal’s premier tourist hubs, is witnessing a resurgence in tourist activity. This revival is bringing newfound optimism to local business owners who have faced numerous challenges in recent years. The aftermath of the devastating 2015 earthquake, followed by a blockade, and the relentless COVID-19 pandemic, had taken a severe toll on Thamel’s tourism sector.

Monsoon departs from Karnali and Lumbini Provinces

Monsoon has retreated from most parts of the Karnali and Lumbini provinces in the country, the Weather Forecasting Division has said. Earlier, the Sudurpaschhim experienced the withdrawal of the monsoon on October 6. The Division anticipates that it will take a few more days for the monsoon to depart from other regions of the country. The monsoon season enters Nepal around June 14 and typically concludes by October 2.

Former King Shah calls for urgent govt action to rescue Nepalis in Israel amidst tragic conflict

Former King Gyanendra Shah has conveyed his deep condolences for the tragic loss of 10 Nepali students and numerous others injured in the conflict in Israel. Former King Shah has also expressed his profound concern for Nepali nationals employed in Israel who are enduring the harrowing effects of the ongoing war.

Sudurpaschim govt to provide relief to families of students who lost their lives in Israel

The Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah, has announced to give Rs 200 thousand each to the families of students from the Sudurpaschim who died in recent Hamas attack in Israel. Chief Minister Shah announced this while issuing a statement today. So far, 7 students from Sudurpaschim have been killed in the attack by Hamas.

Govt decides to keep plane on stand-by to bring bodies of Nepali killed in Israel

The government has decided to keep a plane on ready position and establish coordination with the Israeli side to repatriate home the bodies of Nepali nationals killed in the ongoing conflict in Israel. A meeting today of the Coordination Mechanism headed by Minister for Foreign Affairs NP Saud took a decision to this effect. The government on Sunday formed the Mechanism to take the required decision in the aftermath of the ongoing conflict in Israel and the Nepali nationals affected due to this.

Gold price up by Rs 1,000 per tola today

Gold price increased by Rs 1,000 in the domestic market today. According to the Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, the price of fine gold has been set at Rs. 108,600 per tola, while standard gold is being traded at Rs. 108,100 per tola. The precious yellow metal was valued at Rs. 107,600 per tola, and standard gold at Rs. 107,100 per tola on Sunday.

Publish Date : 09 October 2023 22:34 PM

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