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Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub

December 11, 2023

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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.

PM Dahal voices concerns about purported conspiracies to mislead public

Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prahchanda has voiced serious concerns about purported conspiracies to mislead the public through the dissemination of misinformation across various channels.  Speaking at a program in Kathmandu on Monday, PM Dahal emphasized the pivotal role of the media sector in combatting false narratives and ensuring the dissemination of accurate information.

KP Oli alleges internal and external forces of splitting UML

Chairman of CPN-UML and former Prime Minister KP Oli emphasized the crucial role of forming a single majority government in achieving national prosperity, despite internal and external challenges that led to the party’s removal from the government. Addressing a gathering in Khadichaur in Sindhupalchowk, during the Midhill Campaign on Monday, Chairman Oli underscored that the country’s development and sustainable defense hinge on the CPN-UML securing a single majority and forming the government.

Padam Prasad Pandey recommended as new Secretary General of Federal Parliament Secretariat

The Federal Parliament has recommended Padam Prasad Pandey as the new Secretary General, succeeding Dr. Bharat Gautam who resigned earlier. The recommendation was made by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Devraj Ghimire, and the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timalsina, and has been put forward to President Ram Chandra Paudel.

Secretary General of Parliament Secretariat, Dr. Gautam, resigns

Dr. Bharatraj Gautam, the Secretary General of Parliament Secretariat, has tendered his resignation. Sources within the President’s Office confirmed the submission of his resignation letter. Despite having eight months left in his tenure, Gautam has chosen not to disclose the reasons behind his decision to step down.

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12 construction companies and suppliers blacklisted

The Public Procurement Monitoring Office, operating under the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, has blacklisted 12 construction companies and supplier companies in the country. These entities have been blacklisted for a duration ranging from one to three years. The imposed restrictions entail a prohibition on participation in any public procurement processes during the specified period for the blacklisted companies.

Jajarkot earthquake: Food losses exceed 90 million rupees

A staggering 90 million rupees’ worth of foodstuffs have been obliterated in the aftermath of the Jajarkot earthquake. The Agriculture Development Office in Jajarkot reported that the seismic event, which struck Ramidanda on November 3, resulted in the complete destruction of 9,794 houses, totaling losses in stored food grains.

Gold price down by Rs 500 per tola today

Gold price decreased by Rs 500 per tola in the Nepali market today. According to the Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, the price of fine gold was fixed at Rs 117,000 per tola and standard gold was traded at Rs 116,450 per tola. The precious yellow metal was valued at Rs. 117,500 per tola, and standard gold at Rs. 116,950 per tola on Sunday.

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