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15 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.

Maoist Center likely to support NC’s presidential candidate

The ruling Maoist Center is likely to support Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for the post of the President. The party is making a formal decision soon in this regard, a party source said. The Maoist Center believes that supporting a candidate from within the ruling coalition can cause trouble to the party and even lead to political instability.

NC demands action against looters at Lhotse Mall

Nepali Congress (NC) has asked the government to take immediate action against those involved in the robbery that took place at Lhotse Mall at New Bus Park on Monday. Speaking during today’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Wednesday, lawmaker Prakash Sharan Mahat demanded stern action against those involved in looting.

Money Laundering prevention bill tabled in HoR

A bill designed to amend some acts related to ‘Prevention of Money Laundering and Promotion of Business Environment-2079’ has been tabled at the House of the Representatives. Presenting the proposal in today’s HoR meeting, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Dhurba Bahadur Pradhan, said that the bill was tabled as it was necessary to take action against those involved in financial crime and evading tax.

Presidential candidate through political consensus: Unified Socialist Chairperson Nepal

Chairperson of the Unified Socialist Madhav Kumar Nepal has reiterated that the presidential candidate should be picked through a political consensus. Speaking at a program in Pokhara on Wednesday, the former Prime Minister said, “A search is underway for a President who can safeguard the democratic republic constitution.”

Country will be ruined if UML gets President: Madhav Nepal

Chairman of Unified Socialist Party, Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed that the country will be ruined if CPN UML’s candidate becomes the country’s President. Speaking at a press conference in Pokhara on Wednesday, he said that since the candidates of UML have already become the Speaker and National Assembly Chair, the President should not belong to UML at any cost.

MPs demand investigation into Lhotse Mall looting incident

Lawmakers have demanded investigations and action against those involved in a looting incident took place in Balaju, Kathmandu, on February 13. The looting took place taking advantage of a protest movement launched by the transport entrepreneurs. They also through the Speaker drew the attention of the government to manage foolproof security.

NEPSE decreases by 13.90 points, transactions worth Rs 1.73 billion

Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) has witnessed a double-digit decline on Wednesday. The stock market, which decreased by 13.90 points, stopped at 2091.56 points today. This is a decline of 0.66 percent. The day saw the transaction of 48 lakh 15 thousand 120 shares worth 1.73 billion rupees.

Bus coming from Jomsom to Pokhara plunges into Kaligandaki

17 people, including 2 Indians, were injured when a bus coming to Pokhara from Jomsom fell into the Kaligandaki River near Thasang Rural Municipality-3 on Wednesday.

Intergovernmental relations needed, Chief Minister Giri says

Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Leela Giri has said coexistence, coordination and cooperation among the three layers of government is needed for the meaningful implementation of federalism.

Kanchanjungha region witnesses increased number of tourists

The tourism business in the Kanchanjungha area is gradually coming to its previous status with the increased number of tourists’ arrivals in the recent months. A total of 439 tourists from different countries visited the region in the past four months.

Country will be ruined if UML gets President: Madhav Nepal

Chairman of Unified Socialist Party, Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed that the country will be ruined if CPN UML’s candidate becomes the country’s President. Speaking at a press conference in Pokhara on Wednesday, he said that since the candidates of UML have already become the Speaker and National Assembly Chair, the President should not belong to UML at any cost.

Three held with counterfeit notes in Banke

Police have nabbed three persons for carrying counterfeit notes worth Rs 500,000 from Nepalgunj in Banke district. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ram Prasad Gharti said that the arrestees are Mohan Kumai, 33, of Kolapur Municipality-11, Dipak BC, 37, of Turmakhand Rural Municipality-3 in Achham district and 30-year-old Mohan Rana of Bangand Kupinde Municipality-5 in Salyan district.

Publish Date : 15 February 2023 22:06 PM

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