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Today’s national news in a nutshell

10 February 2023  

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

President Bhandari asks govt to ensure no girl dropouts

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has asked the government to ensure that there would be no girl dropouts in schools. Addressing the joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly in New Baneshwor on Friday, President Bhandari said, “The enrollment of girls in school has increased, but have they completed their school education?

High-level mechanism urges RSP to join government

A meeting of the high-level political mechanism led by CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli today urged Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) to join the government. A leader who participated in today’s meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar, said that the leaders at the meeting urged RSP to join the government.

Sudurpaschim CM Shah, two ministers take oath

Newly-appointed Chief Minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah, has taken oath on Friday. State Chief Devraj Joshi administered the oath of office and secrecy to CM Shah. Nepali Congress (NC) Parliamentary Party leader Shah was appointed as the Chief Minister on Thursday.

Monetary policy review: NRB gives relief to borrowers

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has adopted liberal policy with an objective of providing some relief to the borrowers. The central bank has given some relief to the borrowers by publishing a half-yearly review of the monetary policy of the current fiscal year, 2022/23 here today.

NC should get position of President: Leader Mahat

Nepali Congress Spokesperson Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat said the NC should be provided the position of President. There is a need to provide this coveted position to the NC for safeguarding the constitution, he said at a press conference organized in Chitwan today by the Nepal Press Union, Chitwan.

Maoist Center’s SC passes proposal to change party’s name, election symbol

Maoist Center’s Standing Committee (SC) has passed party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda’s proposal to change the party’s name and election symbol. Chairman Prachanda had earlier proposed to change the party’s name and election symbol in the Standing Committee meeting held at the party office, Parisdanda earlier this week.

Indian Foreign Secretary Kwatra arriving Nepal on Monday

Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra is coming to Nepal on Monday for a two-day visit. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that Kwatra is visiting Nepal at the invitation of Foreign Secretary Bharatraj Paudyal.

TIA GM Thakur suspended over audio leak case

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has directed the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to suspend Director General of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Prem Nath Thakur. The direction took place over his audio conversation with an airline for his personal gains illegally, said joint secretary and the Ministry’s spokesperson Rajendra Kumar KC.

Ambassador to Bangladesh pays courtesy call on PM Dahal

Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda on Friday. In the meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office, Singha Durbar, they discussed various issues, including hydropower, trade and connectivity between Nepal and Bangladesh, among others.

15 arrested on charge of smuggling rhino horn

The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested 15 people on the charge of their involvement in the smuggling of a rhino horn. Acting on a tip-off, a squad from the Bureau on January 3 detained two in possession of a rhino horn weighing 522 grams from Saraswotinagar of Kathmandu-7 and remaining 13 were apprehended subsequently at different dates.

Gold price down by Rs 1,300 per tola today

The price of gold decreased by Rs 1,300 per tola (11.66 grams) in the domestic market today compared to the previous rate. According to the Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, the price of fine gold is fixed at Rs 103,600 per tola and standard gold is traded at Rs 104,900 per tola.

Earthquake occurs in Rukum Paschim

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude occurred at Syalakhadi of Rukum Paschim. The quake took place at 8:52 this morning. The National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, Lainchaur, said that the earthquake with its epicenter at Syalakhadi of Rukum Paschim district happened at 8:52 am today.

Publish Date : 10 February 2023 22:06 PM

Saurya Airlines plane catches fire at Tribhuvan International Airport

KATHMANDU: Tragedy struck as a plane belonging to Sauyra Airlines

Unified Socialist holding Central Committee meeting tomorrow

KATHMANDU: The Unified Socialist Party is holding its central committee

Egypt to support Nepal in its smooth graduation

KATHMANDU: Ambassador of Nepal to Egypt, Noha Elgebaly said Egypt

Increase in FDI vs Inflation Control

Tiny but noticeable rise in value of the Nepalese Rupee

Lumbini CM Acharya, 8 ministers sworn in

DANG: Chetnarayan Acharya, newly appointed Chief Minister of Lumbini Province,