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Today’s national news in a nutshell

13 April 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.

Anjan Shrestha elected unopposed as FNCCI Senior Vice President

Businessman Anjan Shrestha has been elected unopposed as the Senior Vice President of the Federation of Nepalese Commerce and Industry (FNCCI). Anjan was elected to the post after another contestant for the post, Umesh Lal Shrestha, withdrew his candidacy. Anjan Shrestha is the Director of Laxmi Group.

NBA office bearers draw PM Dahal’s attention on appointment of CJ

Office bearers of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and discussed legal issues, reforming judicial sector, among others. In the meeting, Prime Minister Prachanda appreciated the role played by the Bar Association for the protection of democracy and the Constitution and for reforming the justice system.

Govindaraj Joshi to support Swarnim Wagle in Tanahu-1

Former Nepali Congress leader Govindaraj Joshi expressed his commitment to support Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) candidate Dr. Swarnim Wagle in the April 23 by-elections in Tanahun Constituency-1. Joshi made this commitment during talks held with RSP leaders in Kathmandu.

Either work in the interest of Kathmandu or move Singha Durbar to other city: Mayor Balen

Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah has asked the government either to work in favor of Kathmandu or move the Singha Durbar to some other municipalities. After Mayor Shah instructed not to collect the garbage from Singha Durbar, President’s Office, and Prime Minister’s residence, the garbage has not been collected from these places since Saturday.

Increasing influx of foreign tourists instills hopes of reviving COVID-19 marred tourism

The country witnessed the arrival of around 100,000 foreign tourists throughout the month of March, the largest number since the global COVID-19 pandemic hit the country towards the end of 2019.

181 Chinese tourists arrive in Kathmandu on chartered flight to celebrate Nepali New Year

A total of 181 Chinese tourists landed at the Tribhuvan Interntional Airport (TIA), Kathmandu on a chartered flight Thursday morning to celebrate Nepali New Year 2080 BS. Minister of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation Sudan Kiranti welcomed the Chinese tourists at the TIA.

FNCCI election: Jyotsna Shrestha elected Associate Vice-President

Jyotsna Shrestha has been elected as the Associate Vice President in the ongoing counting of votes in the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) election.

One more Kala-azar case found in Bajura

A fresh case of Kala-azar has been found in Bajura with the beginning of summer. According to the District Hospital Bajura, six-year-old Nima Chhiring of Baudi of Himali rural municipality-3 was lately diagnosed with the parasitic disease.

Search, rescue efforts on for missing Sherpa guides on Mt Everest: Department of Tourism

Search and rescue efforts are ongoing for those who have gone missing in an avalanche on the foot of Mt Everest on April 12. Three Sherpa guides had gone missing after an avalanche buried them in a crevasse.

Sex-selective abortions rampant, resulting in decreasing number of baby girls

Sex-selective abortions are reported to be taking place rampantly. Its negative impacts have manifested in the recently concluded national census, 2022 with decreasing number of baby girls as opposed to boys.

Wildfires lead to atmospheric hazards in various places

Air pollution in various parts of the country including in the Kathmandu Valley has increased lately due to incidences of forest fire. According to the Department of Forest and Environment, polluted air has got accumulated in the Kathmandu Valley.

Madhyapur Thimi Municipality gives four-day public holiday for Bisket Jatra festival

Madhyapur Thimi municipality has announced four days of public holiday starting from today on the occasion of New Year. The municipality decided to give public holiday in order to celebrate Biska or Bisket Jatra celebrated here on the occasion of New Year in a grand manner.

Publish Date : 13 April 2023 22:04 PM

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